1. Tyler, the Creator Extends Odd Future's Top 10 Run on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    April 11, 2013 6:08 PM EDT Over on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis extend their residence at No. 1 with "Thrift Shop" picking up a 13th week at the top. While Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" holds down the No. 1 spot on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for a third…

  2. Pop Shop Picks: Vampire Weekend, Little Mix, Florrie & More

    April 05, 2013 5:16 PM EDT Each Friday, Pop Shop will showcase a handful of tracks that have been burning up its speakers over the past week. These can include a brand-new song or a track that's been simmering for a minute; the only rule is that it's worth space in the Pop Shop! VAMPIRE WEEKEND "Diane…

  3. Little Mix, Missy Elliott Team Up in 'How Ya Doin'' Music Video: Watch

    April 04, 2013 2:52 PM EDT While U.K. girl group Little Mix's breakout single "Wings" continues to sell swiftly in the United States, the quartet will likely gain a bigger stateside profile with "How Ya Doin'," a track from their debut album "DNA" that features Missy Elliott as…

  4. Beyonce, Andre 3000 Team Up for Amy Winehouse Cover

    April 01, 2013 8:11 PM EDT The track will reportedly appear on the Jay-Z exec-produced "The Great Gatsby" soundtrack. Beyonce and Andre 3000 will go "Back to Black" in their second collaboration. According to E! Online , the duo will cover the late Amy Winehouse's hit for the soundtrack to…

  5. Gimme Five: Hot Chelle Rae's Dream Collaborators

    March 25, 2013 4:55 PM EDT Singer Ryan Follesé on the five artists, alive or dead, he'd most like to work with. Last month, Nashville pop-rock upstarts Hot Chelle Rae premiered their new single "Hung Up," the first look at the follow-up to their 2011 sophomore album "Whatever." Frontman…

  6. Timbaland's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    March 18, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Check out this countdown of the "20/20 Experience" producer's biggest hits thus far, from JT to Jay-Z and everything in between. Much has been made of Justin Timberlake's triumphant return to music with his third solo album, "The 20/20 Experience," but it…

  7. Brianna Perry Talks 'Symphony No. 9: The B Collection' Mixtape, Premieres '9' Video

    March 04, 2013 1:50 PM EST 'From a female respective, I've just always noticed it's harder. It's a male-dominated game. If you want to be the best at whatever it is you do, you want to be successful, you have to work hard,' the rapper says. Brianna Perry is in one of the most unique…

  8. Shystie, Azealia Banks, 'Control It': Exclusive Video Premiere

    March 03, 2013 12:33 PM EST Shystie has teamed up with her BFF, Azealia Banks, for her new single, "Control It." The sex-driven lyrics over Lz Beatz’s dance, hip-hop soundscapes come together well as a girl-power anthem. The 27-year old spitter takes "Control It" to another level with the video…

  9. Katy B: New Album Is '95 Percent' Done, Due This Summer

    March 01, 2013 3:40 PM EST Katy B, the rising U.K. star and Billboard Tastemakers alumni , is almost ready to unleash her hotly anticipated sophomore album. In a recent chat with Billboard, the London-based dancefloor siren revealed that the follow-up to 2011's "On A Mission" is "95 percent…

  10. Jay-Z Signs Timbaland to Roc Nation

    January 30, 2013 4:40 PM EST Producer, rapper Timbaland (born, Timothy Zachery Mosley) has signed to Roc Nation, according to posts on both Roc Nation  and Jay-Z’s Life + Times site.  "Roc Nation Welcomes Timbaland To The Family," reads the caption beneath a photo (above) of Jay-Z and Timbaland in a…

  11. Ester Dean Talks Debut Album & 'Pitch Perfect' Success

    January 14, 2013 11:45 AM EST Ester Dean has spent the past few years penning hits for everyone but herself. Since 2006, the singer/songwriter has built a resume packed with chart-topping singles including Rihanna's "Where Have You Been," Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" and Katy Perry's "…

  12. M.I.A.'s 'Matangi' Album Pushed to April

    January 07, 2013 12:35 PM EST "I've been told it's too positive," M.I.A. says of the upcoming album, which she finished "a couple of months ago" and expected to release in December. M.I.A. has been teasing a new album for months, and now fans can finally know when to expect "Matangi,…

  13. Bruno Mars Makes 'Heaven'-ly Ascent To No. 1 On Hot 100

    December 12, 2012 12:45 PM EST The singer ups his total to four Hot 100 leaders faster than any solo male in 48 years. Plus, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj 'Beat' a path to the top 10. Bruno Mars bounds to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, as "Locked Out of Heaven" rises 2-1 in its 10th week on the chart…

  14. Britney Spears' Top 10 Biggest Career Moments

    December 01, 2012 3:55 PM EST On Sunday (Dec. 2), Britney Spears will turn 31 years old and celebrate another successful year in the spotlight. It seems like just yesterday that the Louisiana native was introducing herself on "Total Request Live," but seven albums, millions of downloads and hundreds of huge…

  15. Christina Aguilera's Top 10 Biggest Career Moments

    November 21, 2012 5:40 PM EST With her new album, "Lotus," debuting at No. 7 on this week's Billboard 200 chart, Christina Aguilera has once again transmitted her bold pop stylings to a wide audience. It shouldn't be a surprise: the 31-year-old has been commanding the spotlight for nearly two decades,…

  16. Biggest No. 2 Hits Ever: The Top 40 Hot 100 Tunes To Not Hit No. 1

    November 15, 2012 12:00 PM EST PSY's "Gangnam Style" joins the ranks of the hottest No. 2 hits ever. See the full list. This fall, PSY's "Gangnam Style" quickly became one of the most watched No. 2 Hot 100 hits ever as fans wondered if it make it to the top. As the Korean sensation's…

  17. Four-Play: Kid Cudi, Swizz Beatz, Angel Haze & Game

    November 06, 2012 5:35 PM EST Kid Cudi raises the red cup to his directorial debut, Game shows his appreciation for everything Christian, Angel Haze revamps a Missy Elliott classic, and Swizz Beatz , Chris Brown & Ludacris pop bottles like its their birthdays. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring…

  18. Hurricane Sandy: 15 Songs to Ride Out the Storm

    October 29, 2012 11:25 AM EDT Here comes Hurricane Sandy. More than 50 million Americans have battened down their hatches in preparation for the massive storm that will bombard the U.S. East Coast with 75-mph winds and buckets of rain Monday and Tuesday. Here are 15 savage-weather tunes to help us ride out the storm.…

  19. Angel Haze Releases 'Classick' Mixtape: Listen

    October 25, 2012 3:20 PM EDT After taking CMJ by storm last week, Angel Haze releases her mixtape, "Classick." Angel Haze Talks Universal Republic Deal, Debut Album & Azealia Banks Collabo On the 6-song mixtape, the Brooklyn native rhymes over a few hip-hop gems such as Missy Elliott 's "Gossip…

  20. BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012: Chris Lighty Tribute, Cyphers & Winners

    October 10, 2012 8:50 AM EDT More than a week after the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards were taped in Atlanta, the annual show honoring the best in rap aired Tuesday night (October 9). The show started off strong with a performance by Wiz Khalifa . After rocking his single, "Work Hard, Play Hard," Wiz was joined by…

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