1. Barclays Center Sues 'Fashion Rocks' Producer Claiming $1.3 Million Owed

    November 20, 2014 6:39 AM EST Three Lions Entertainment is allegedly unable to pay its bills CBS isn’t the only one claiming it is owed money for the live event  Fashion Rocks . Weeks after the broadcaster’s  multimillion-dollar lawsuit , the Barclays Center, the New York City arena where the event was staged, has sued…

  2. Snippets of Beyonce's '7/11' & 'Ring Off' Leak

    November 19, 2014 5:07 PM EST As the Beyhive impatiently awaits the release of Beyoncé 's platinum edition of her self-titled album (arriving digitally Nov. 24), 30-second snippets of two new songs from the set surfaced online. "7/11," which is rumored to be impacting radio on Nov. 25, is an Auto-Tune…

  3. Taylor Swift Makes Hot 100 History With 'Blank Space'

    November 19, 2014 3:53 PM EST Taylor Swift makes history on the Billboard Hot 100 , where her single "Blank Space" blasts from No. 13 to No. 1 . As the song dethrones her prior smash, "Shake It Off," after four weeks atop the chart, Swift becomes the first woman in the Hot 100's 56-year…

  4. Nicki Lee Barbour Foster, Daughter of Peggy Lee, Dies at 71

    November 18, 2014 6:49 PM EST Her father was guitarist, composer & bandleader Dave Barbour. Nicki Lee Barbour Foster , the daughter of legendary singer Peggy Lee and guitarist Dave Barbour , died Friday of complications from a stroke at St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls, Idaho. She was 71.…

  5. 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Lines Up Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande & More Performers

    November 17, 2014 10:16 PM EST Hozier & Ed Sheeran will also perform at the London show, airing Dec. 9. Since Taylor Swift is besties with Victoria's Secret angels Karlie Kloss and Lily Aldridge , it only makes sense that she's returning to perform at this year's VS Fashion Show. Joining Swift are…

  6. 2PM Fly High, Get Intimate at U.S. Tour Kickoff in New Jersey

    November 17, 2014 10:06 PM EST The K-pop band's acrobatic moves and candidness with the audience shined at the Prudential Center. It's been more than four years since 2PM held their own concert in America. After opening for label mates  Wonder Girls   on their 2010 U.S. tour, the boy band returned Stateside for…

  7. Nicki Minaj Teases 'Only' Video With Sexy Instagram Photos

    November 17, 2014 9:44 PM EST Following the onslaught of negative criticism Nicki Minaj has received for employing what many have complained to be Nazi-like imagery in her "Only" lyric video, the hip-hop superstar is hard at work on a proper video for Drake , Lil Wayne and Chris Brown -featuring track. And…

  8. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5 Moves To No. 1 on Pop Songs With 'Animals'

    November 17, 2014 4:57 PM EST The group extends its record for the most leaders among groups. Plus, Idina Menzel's AC debut signals the start of the holidays. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys…

  9. Trevor Moran's 'XIAT': Exclusive Song Premiere and Q&A

    November 17, 2014 4:24 PM EST Trevor Moran may have gotten his start at 10 years old by posting silly videos of himself dancing in Apple Stores, but nowadays this 16-year-old is no joke. And now, much to the delight of his 1.1 million Twitter followers and 721,000 subscribers on YouTube, Trevor is releasing "XIAT,…

  10. 'Beyond the Lights' Star Gugu Mbatha-Raw on Rihanna, Lauryn Hill and Judy Garland Inspiring Her Big-Screen Role

    November 17, 2014 3:24 PM EST The rise to pop stardom can be a rough business -- just ask Justin Bieber or Britney Spears . English actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw captures that fraught journey convincingly in buzzed-about film Beyond the Lights (in theaters now through Relativity Media). The 31-year-old portrays Noni, a singer…

  11. Marlisa, SIYA & Shamir: Emerging Picks of the Week

    November 17, 2014 11:17 AM EST Today Billboard is spotlighting another triple play of tracks that all debuted on this week’s Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart . Be sure to give them a listen and check back each week for a new set of selections. “Stand By You,” Marlisa The winner of the sixth season of The X…

  12. Lollapalooza South America Announces 2015 Festival Lineups For Chile, Brazil & Argentina

    November 16, 2014 8:39 PM EST Lollapalooza South America has revealed the artist lineups for the upcoming festivals in Chile, Brazil and Argentina. The three fests are scheduled to take place in March 2015. Lollapalooza Heading to Berlin in 2015 Jack White , Kings of Leon , Calvin Harris , Skrillex , Robert…

  13. Listen to Nicki Minaj's Heartfelt Ballad 'Bed of Lies' Featuring Skylar Grey

    November 16, 2014 3:33 PM EST A week after teasing fans with a preview of her new single “Bed of Lies” at the MTV European Music Awards on Nov. 9, the full audio of Nicki Minaj 's  Skylar Grey -assisted ballad has surfaced online. Skylar Grey on Nicki Minaj Collaboration 'Bed Of Lies': 'It's a…

  14. Quotes of the Week: Taylor Swift Defends Her Art, Taylor Hawkins Trashes U2 and More

    November 14, 2014 9:23 PM EST "I'd never condone Nazism in my art." -- NICKI MINAJ The rapper, apologizing on Twitter after the Anti-Defamation League said that the new lyric video for "Only" "disturbingly evokes Third Reich propaganda." Nicki Minaj's 'Only' Video…

  15. The Juice Podcast: Nicki Minaj, TLC's 'CrazySexyCool,' Aaliyah Biopic & Kim Kardashian

    November 14, 2014 6:40 PM EST This week, Kim Kardashian achieved what she and Paper magazine set out to do: #BreaktheInternet. The Twittersphere also turned upside down when Nicki Minaj 's "Only" lyric video stirred controversy for it's Nazism imagery. And there's more... On this week’s episode…

  16. Listen to Lil Wayne's New Track 'Off Day' With Flow

    November 13, 2014 7:44 PM EST By this point we've learned Lil Wayne simply does not take a day off. The Young Money boss, who tours with a recording studio in his bus, invited one of his recent signee  Flow over to record the track "Day Off" that they dropped Thursday. The result is a boisterous and…

  17. Ariana Grande Hits No. 1 on Social 50 for First Time

    November 13, 2014 6:18 PM EST After 103 weeks on the Social 50 chart, Ariana Grande finally hits No. 1 for the first time, rising 2-1 on the latest tally (dated Nov. 22). The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and Instagram. The chart&…

  18. Sir Mix-A-Lot's 'Baby Got Back' Was About ...

    November 13, 2014 5:32 PM EST From Kim Kardashian to Iggy Azalea to Nicki Minaj , we're so obsessed with booties these days, that Sir Mix-A-Lot is starting to look like a wise old prophet from his early '90s fascination. On Thursday (Nov. 13), TMZ caught up with the 51-year-old anatomy expert and got him to…

  19. Pop Shop Podcast: Nick Jonas Talks ‘Jealous,’ Shirtlessness & ‘Loving The Ride’ of his Solo Career

    November 13, 2014 10:54 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events.…

  20. Taylor Swift Talks Female Role Models, Aging Gracefully & Her (Eventual) Grandkids in 'Time'

    November 13, 2014 10:12 AM EST While chatting with Time magazine for their latest cover story,  Taylor Swift talked about the difficulty of finding female role models in the music business, her fears about her (eventual) grandkids and what surprises she has in mind for her 1989 tour. Here's some highlights from her…

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