1. The Top 100 Adult Contemporary Songs Ever

    July 15, 2011 12:55 PM EDT To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, we're counting down the top 100 songs in the entire history of one of Billboard's signature (and smoothest) surveys. Some of the genre's earliest giants infuse the list, including Elton John,…

  2. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber Win at MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 20, 2011 9:13 AM EDT A green-haired Lady Gaga did not go home green with envy at last night's (June 19) 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, Canada. The Mother Monster won International Video of the Year for "Judas" and UR Fave International Video for "Born This Way." She also kicked…

  3. Black Eyed Peas Cancel Central Park Benefit Concert

    June 09, 2011 9:05 PM EDT Severe thunderstorms have forced the Black Eyed Peas to cancel their Central Park benefit concert tonight (June 9). The event, which was expected to draw upwards was 60,000 people, was schedule to kick off at 7:30pm, but darkening skies prompted authorities to prevent any concertgoers from…

  4. Bravo's 'Platinum Hit' Seeks To Turn Songwriters Into Reality TV Stars

    May 30, 2011 10:00 AM EDT NBC Universal's Bravo cable network has found its success in competition shows by making stars out of the magic-makers behind the curtain. Chefs whose names still appear in small print on menus, fashion designers without a personal label and hair stylists will soon be joined by yet…

  5. Kate Voegele Returns to 'One Tree' Hill As 'Gravity' Drops

    May 17, 2011 4:02 PM EDT On the May 17 episode of the CW teen drama "One Tree Hill," Mia Catalano -- the character played by Kate Voegele -- returns to Tree Hill feeling refreshed after a brief sojourn to work on her music. Voegele knew exactly how her character felt: The pop-rock singer/songwriter missed a…

  6. Leona Lewis, Natasha Bedingfield Among Guest Judges for Bravo's 'Platinum Hit'

    April 12, 2011 8:18 AM EDT Bravo on Monday announced the guest judges and premiere date for its upcoming music competition series Platinum Hit. The show, which will debut at 10 p.m. May 30, features 12 aspiring musicians battle through songwriting challenges centered around various themes. Jewel hosts and gives…

  7. John Legend, Jamie Foxx Celebrate Motown at White House

    February 25, 2011 3:25 PM EST The White House reverberated like a long-ago basement sound studio in Detroit as the likes of John Legend , Seal , Jamie Foxx , Nick Jonas and Sheryl Crow channeled their inner Motown before Michelle and Barack Obama. Musical pioneers Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder joined in for the…

  8. Eve, Patti LaBelle, Natasha Bedingfield Take the Runway at the Red Dress Collection

    February 10, 2011 12:30 PM EST Kicking off New York Fashion Week last night (Feb. 9), The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection featured a notable handful of musicians on the red carpet and runway, including Eve , Patti LaBelle and Natasha Bedingfield , who all walked in the event. Photos: Backstage With The Stars At The…

  9. Fergie Co-Hosting 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 06, 2010 3:00 PM EST B lack Eyed Peas singer Fergie will host the Hollywood portion of TV's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2011" for the second straight year in the star-filled celebration. Dick Clark counting down the New Year celebration from Times Square…

  10. Natasha Bedingfield Exclusive Song: "Can't Fall Down"

    December 03, 2010 2:27 PM EST Pop singer/songwriter Natasha Bedingfield is closing 2010 with a bang. Not only has she recently teamed up with heavyhitters in both country and hip-hop music, specifically Rascal Flatts and Nicki Minaj , the British songstress will also be releasing her third studio LP, "Strip Me,"…

  11. T.I, 'Tron Legacy' & Four More Hot New Albums Due Dec. 7

    December 01, 2010 5:13 PM EST These six albums are among the most highly anticipated releases due out next Tuesday (Dec. 7). Read more about each of them below. Juanes Track-By-Track T.I. No Mercy T.I. may be back behind bars, but he's not letting that stop him from releasing a new album. The rapper's "No…

  12. Nicki Minaj: The Billboard Cover Story

    November 12, 2010 2:20 PM EST On the surface, Nicki Minaj is a cartoon: a vivacious, va-va-va-voom 26-year-old girly girl with a fondness for silly voices, hip-hugging Barbie-doll costumes, anime facial expressions and day-glo accessories. But three years ago, Minaj, born Onika Maraj and raised in Jamaica, Queens, was…

  13. Natasha Bedingfield 'Strips' Away Gimmicks on New Album, Gets Cheeky in Exclusive Interview

    November 06, 2010 10:30 AM EDT At Billboard's Film & TV Music Conference on Oct. 27, Natasha Bedingfield showed her professional side, discussing her immense musical success in TV and film placements (theme song to "The Hills," hello). In our exclusive video interview with the British songstress during…

  14. Natasha Bedingfield Teams With Hotel Chain For New Album

    October 08, 2010 4:50 PM EDT A few years ago, the rigors of the touring life started to get to Natasha Bedingfield . She didn't mind the hard work and travel; her manager, William Derella, says she's one of the most committed artists he knows. But Bedingfield was tired of "hit and run" visits, as she…

  15. Leftovers From Last Week: 'Glee,' Santana, Akon

    October 05, 2010 1:05 PM EDT With last week's charts bursting with numerous notable achievements , headlined by Zac Brown Band , Nelly and Kenny Chesney , here is a recap of a few additional praiseworthy feats before all charts are refreshed with new data Thursday (Oct. 7) on Billboard.com. COUNTRY POP: Among last…

  16. Billboard Bits: M.I.A. Still Promises Free Show, Don Imus Preps 'Ranch Record'

    September 08, 2010 6:35 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. M.I.A. Still Promising Free Show M.I.A. has scheduled a show in New York City for Sept. 27, but the set will not be free, despite the singer's promise that she will hold a free NYC concert to amend for a…

  17. Martina McBride, Stevie Wonder Join For Cancer Event

    August 19, 2010 11:49 AM EDT Martina McBride , Natasha Bedingfield , Queen Latifah , Aaron Neville , Dave Stewart and Stevie Wonder are among the many celebrities joining forces for "Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)," the fundraiser aimed at raising money for cancer research. The program, executive produced by Laura…

  18. Billboard Bits: Lil Wayne Blogs About LeBron, 'Glee' Wins Do Something Award

    July 20, 2010 7:20 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lil Wayne Blogs About LeBron James Lil Wayne shared his thoughts on LeBron James joining the Miami Heat on WeezyThankYou.com today (July 20). "Oh Lebron!" exclaimed the rapper and dedicated sports buff on…

  19. Crystal Bowersox's Album Going 'Great,' Says Collaborator Wayne Wilkins

    June 17, 2010 3:50 PM EDT Crystal Bowersox hasn't been any less busy since "American Idol" wrapped up last month. The season nine runner-up has already started recording material for her debut album, and so far, at least one collaborator is highly impressed with what she's bringing to the table.…

  20. Katy Perry: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 26, 2010 4:49 PM EDT Teenage Dream (Capitol, Aug. 24) When Katy Perry released her debut solo album, "One of the Boys," in June 2008, her musical peer group-cool big-sister types who titillate the training-bra set without threatening them-was in a dormant phase. Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera…

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