1. 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…

  2. 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. …

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. CMT Awards: Hank Jr. Walks Off, as 5 Stars Honored

    November 30, 2011 9:20 AM EST Brad Paisley fully endorses the format of the CMT Artists of the Year celebration. Paisley was one of five country music stars honored Tuesday night during a taping of the second annual event, joining Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift. He loved the idea of already…

  7. Down With the Clown: ICP Gathering of the Juggalos Diary, Day 4

    August 15, 2011 2:35 PM EDT Editor's Note: To describe the Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos as one of the more outrageous music festivals is, perhaps, an understatement. To fully grasp the infamy surrounding the fest and the entire Juggalo subculture, one must experience it. So we sent Billboard…

  8. Miley Cyrus to Star and Produce God-Themed Comedy

    August 02, 2011 10:10 AM EDT Paramount has preemptively picked up an untitled comedy pitch with Miley Cyrus attached to star and produce. Cyrus will produce with her mother Tish Cyrus via the duo's Hope Town Entertainment banner. Also producing is Andrew Panay, whose credits include "Wedding Crashers" and …

  9. Nicki Minaj: 'We Miss You' Demo Not About Slain Cousin

    July 07, 2011 3:46 PM EDT After a demo of a Nicki Minaj track called "We Miss You" leaked online, the rapper took to Twitter clarify that the touching lyrics of the song are not a reference to her cousin, Nicholas Telemaque, who was killed in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Sunday. "[Though] the lyrics of 'We…

  10. Nicki Minaj's Cousin Killed: Report

    July 05, 2011 11:55 AM EDT Yesterday (July 4), Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to inform her followers that her cousin, Nicholas Telemaque, was murdered near his home in Brooklyn, New York. "*My cousin Nicholas. Also goes by Juse, or @brolicalcoholic* Murdered. Last nite [sic]. Near his home. Brooklyn, NY. http:/…

  11. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Extra Fired For Tweeting Spoilers, Chiddy To Attempt Nine-Hour Rap

    April 21, 2011 4:42 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee' Extra Fired For Tweeting Spoilers Nicole Crowther, who has appeared frequently as an extra on " Glee ," was recently fired from the show for revealing Glee's own William McKinley…

  12. Vince Neil Facing Misdemeanor Charges In Las Vegas

    April 05, 2011 3:59 PM EDT Less than six weeks after being released from jail on a drunken driving charge, Motley Crue singer Vince Neil is facing two new misdemeanor charges in a Las Vegas casino showroom confrontation with an ex-girlfriend. Neil, 50, is accused of poking his finger into the chest of Alicia Jacobs in…

  13. Esperanza Spalding to Record 'Radio Music Society' Album in May

    March 01, 2011 8:15 AM EST Still "as surprised as you can be" by her Best New Artist win at this year's Grammy Awards, Esperanza Spalding has already scoped out her next two album projects -- even as she tours to promote 2010's "Chamber Music Society." Spalding tells Billboard.com that she…

  14. Vince Neil Pleads Guilty to Vegas DUI

    January 26, 2011 3:51 PM EST Motley Crue singer Vince Neil avoided the media and quietly pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving drunk last summer near the Las Vegas Strip in a case that drew denials that he received preferential treatment. A temporary judge who took the plea before reporters arrived sentenced Neil to 15…

  15. Producer Says He Didn't Rip Off Lil Wayne '6 Foot, 7 Foot' Beat

    December 24, 2010 8:09 AM EST Lil Wayne 's latest single, "6 Foot, 7 Foot" surfaced on the net last week to rave reviews from music fans -- except for one. Just a couple of days after the release, a producer named Nicholas RAS Furlong, who is signed to OneRepublic 's Ryan Tedder's label, tweeted…

  16. Snoop Dogg Remixes 'Twas The Night Before Christmas'

    December 21, 2010 10:28 AM EST Snoop Dogg is in the holiday spirit. The rapper, with the help of Pepsi Max, released a video in which he narrates a remixed version of "Twas The Night Before Christmas," sporting a Christmas sweater and Santa hat and sitting by the fire place and all. Video: "Twas The Night…

  17. Weekly Chart Notes: Rihanna, Gwyneth Paltrow, the Beatles

    November 24, 2010 1:05 PM EST FOUR-MIDABLE: Having set the record for most No. 1s in the 18-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart, Rihanna continues her winning week, lifting 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Only Girl (In the World)" and debuting on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums at No. 1 with…

  18. Harlem Says Final Goodbye To Huddy 6

    October 19, 2010 11:25 AM EDT It seemed like all of Harlem gathered yesterday (Oct. 18) to say goodbye to Harlem World's Andre "Huddy Combs" Hudson, who was killed in a car accident on the George Washington Bridge last week. Video: Huddy 6 Funeral Led by horse and carriage, folks gathered on 141 street and…

  19. Phil Collins to Follow 'Going Back' with Book on Texas

    October 05, 2010 3:43 PM EDT Having made what he says is a musical swan song with his R&B covers album "Going Back," Phil Collins' next project will be in the book world -- and situated deep in the heart of Texas. Collins tells Billboard.com that he's in the midst of writing a book about his…

  20. 21 Under 21: Nick Jonas

    September 23, 2010 11:53 AM EDT No. 6: Nick Jonas Birthdate: September 16, 1992 (age 18) Why He's Hot: Sure, the youngest JoBro was voted Pop's Sexiest Man in our 2010 poll , but Nicholas Jerry Jonas is more than a pretty face. In February, Nick broke from his band of brothers and release the first album by his…

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