1. Taylor Swift Stalker Arrested in Nashville

    December 14, 2012 6:05 PM EST A man took a bus from Wisconsin to Nashville, climbed a fence at a home linked to singer Taylor Swift on Friday and told police he was there to surprise a woman on her birthday, authorities said. He is jailed on a trespassing charge. The singer, who is overseas, turned 23 Thursday. Court…

  2. Colbie Caillat & Gavin DeGraw Sing 'We Both Know': Listen

    December 12, 2012 10:00 AM EST While touring together this summer, pop-rock singer-songwriters Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw took time to co-write a song, "We Both Know," to be featured on the upcoming Nicholas Sparks movie, "Safe Haven." The film -- costarring Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough -- hits…

  3. Tony Lucca Says He and Justin Timberlake Are 'Flirting' With Working Together

    December 11, 2012 6:15 PM EST 'The Voice' Alum Returns to Hit NBC Show Tonight, Talks Upcoming Album on Adam Levine's Label Tony Lucca expects his upcoming return to "The Voice" to be "interesting" -- to say the least. The second season's second runner-up is slated to perform on…

  4. 'The Voice' Final Four: Homeward Bound, Singers Talk Songs That Inspire Them

    December 11, 2012 1:15 PM EST Every season, "The Voice" reaches for an emotional apex by filming the contestants during a trip home and public celebration in various home towns. Monday, the final four collided with the Christmas celebration episode, complete with Michael Buble interpreting Phil Sector and…

  5. Four Tops Founder Considers 'Farewell Tour'

    December 09, 2012 11:00 AM EST Approaching 80, Duke Fakir Eyes Retirement, but First He Wants to Record With Ne-Yo It may be the same old song(s), but it will be a different story when the last founding member of the Four Tops is gone. And Abdul "Duke" Fakir says that time could be coming. Fakir, the lone living…

  6. 'The Voice' Final Six Talk Song Choices: Watch Latest Performances

    December 04, 2012 3:35 PM EST The six finalists on "The Voice" got their first chance to perform two songs in one show and four of them took similar plans of attack: Perform one song in strict accordance with the original and tweak the other by altering the tempo and arrangement. Naturally, there were mixed…

  7. 'The Voice' Scores Hit With Cassadee Pope's 'Over You'

    November 28, 2012 3:35 PM EST A song from the "The Voice" is in the top 10 on the Hot Digital Songs chart for the first time since the first season's finale in June 2011. Coincidentally, the four artists with the highest charting songs were the first four to learn they were safe on the Nov. 27 episode.…

  8. Gavin DeGraw & Colbie Caillat Add Song to Nicholas Sparks' 'Safe Haven'

    November 28, 2012 12:00 PM EST "It's going to be a real nose blower," DeGraw says of "We Both Know" Gavin DeGraw and Colbie Caillat used downtime on their recent tour to co-write a new single together. The song, titled "We Both Know," is set to appear in the upcoming Nicholas Sparks film,…

  9. Chart Beat Meet & Greet: The Strange Familiar

    October 16, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Having made inroads via TV synchs, the quartet is radio-ready with its new album 'Chasing Shadows' and single 'Unwanted.' "We actually started a band when we were in sixth grade," remembers Kira Leyden, vocalist for the Strange Familiar . The "we" to…

  10. Fashion Week NYC: Estelle Sits Front Row at BCBG, Samantha Ronson Spins at Charlotte's Show

    September 08, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Summer is coming to an end, but the fashionistas at New York Fashion Week are already bustling around in 8-inch stilettos, prepping next year's warm-weather fashions. As the spring 2013 runway shows begin at Lincoln Center, Billboard will be on the scene, exploring all of the shows,…

  11. NFL 2012 Kick Off Anthems: 15 Songs For The New Season

    September 05, 2012 6:10 PM EDT Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Gotye and more Hot 100 artists soundtrack our favorite teams and most notable players of 2012. With the champion New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys squaring off at the Meadowlands on Wednesday night (Sept. 5), another NFL regular season -- and its myriad story lines …

  12. Harry Shearer Enlists Jane Lynch, Dr. John on New Album

    July 24, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Harry Shearer's politically pointed new album, "Can't Take a Hint," is considerably different than anything he's done before, either on his own or with Spinal Tap and the Folksmen from "A Mighty Wind." The 13-track set -- which comes out Aug. 27 -- is the…

  13. Walk the Moon Enjoys Overnight Success, Two Years in the Making

    June 18, 2012 4:10 PM EDT "Anna Sun," a catchy track by Ohio art-rock band Walk the Moon , is technically the first single from the paisley revival group's self-titled, major-label debut album, out June 19 on RCA Records. But the song, penned by lead singer/keyboardist Nicholas Petricca in 2009, has…

  14. Miley Cyrus Engaged to Liam Hemsworth

    June 06, 2012 9:45 AM EDT Nineteen-year-old Miley Cyrus is engaged to "Hunger Games" star Liam Hemsworth, following a three-year relationship that started when the pair costarred in 2009's "The Last Song." Photos: Music Star Hookups & Breakups "I'm so happy to be engaged and look…

  15. Tastemakers: Walk The Moon

    May 14, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Our new video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart, which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores and small regional chains. Video: Walk the Moon…

  16. Nicki Minaj, 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded': Track-By-Track Review

    March 29, 2012 1:45 PM EDT "I always thought I could write pop songs for someone else or I could write R&B records for someone else, but I didn't think that people would accept me writing those type of songs and me singing them and just being who I am," Nicki Minaj recently told Complex about her…

  17. Lisa Marie Presley Considering Elvis Film

    February 01, 2012 5:51 PM EST Over the years, Lisa Marie Presley has become dissatisfied with movies chronicling her father's life, so she just might make a film about the rock 'n' roll icon. The daughter of Elvis Presley said she has been in talks about a movie, though she didn't offer a timetable. …

  18. Sinead O'Connor Ends 16-Day Marriage

    December 27, 2011 12:35 PM EST "He has been terribly unhappy and I have therefore ended the marriage." S inead O'Connor 's fourth marriage is over, a mere 16 days after it began in the back of a pink Cadillac. The "Nothing Compares 2 U" singer ended things with therapist Barry Herridge on…

  19. Sinead O'Connor Married in Vegas Drive-Thru Chapel

    December 09, 2011 1:05 PM EST Mere months after advertising online for a freaky sex friend, Sinead O'Connor married fiancé Barry Herridge on Dec. 8, her 45th birthday. The Irish singer took a non-traditional approach to the wedding, marrying her new man in a drive-thru ceremony in Las Vegas. After filling out the…

  20. Sinead O'Connor to Wed for Fourth Time

    December 07, 2011 6:15 PM EST Sinead O'Connor 's publicized and colorful search for a "wham-bam" lover man has snagged the singer a fourth husband, she announced on her website on Wednesday. The "Nothing Compares 2 U" star gave one day's notice that she'll marry boyfriend Barry…

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