1. 'Idol' Favorite Pia Toscano Debuts 'This Time' Video: Watch

    August 10, 2011 1:20 PM EDT "American Idol" Season 10 favorite Pia Toscano has premiered the video for her "This Time" single, which she first debuted at an American Idols Live! tour stop last month . 'Idol's' Pia Toscano Debuts First Single 'This Time': Listen Watch below,…

  2. Adele's '21' Notches Most Weeks at No. 1 Since 2000

    August 10, 2011 11:00 AM EDT With Adele 's "21" back at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (76,000; down 8% according to Nielsen SoundScan), the British songstress' set collects its 12th week atop the list. It's the most weeks at No. 1 for an album since Santana 's "Supernatural…

  3. Jay-Z Tops Forbes Hip-Hop Rich List Yet Again

    August 10, 2011 9:47 AM EDT With all the news about his brand-new collaboration with Kanye West , "Watch the Throne," we almost overlooked the fact that Jay-Z topped the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash King list yet again. His take over the past 12 months? $37 million. 'Watch the Throne' Now Projected to Top 500…

  4. Billboard Bits: Weezy Helps Universal Lock Down Top Four Chart Spots, JoBros Will Reunite 'Eventually'

    August 09, 2011 7:03 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lil Wayne Helps Universal Lock Down Top Four Spots on R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Universal Republic becomes the first record company to lock down the top four spots on Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay…

  5. Amy Winehouse Tops U.K. Album Chart; Cher Lloyd's Single Has 'Swagger'

    August 08, 2011 9:28 AM EDT Amy Winehouse continued her posthumous reign on the new U.K. album chart, published Sunday (Aug. 7) by the Official Charts Company. "Back To Black" (Universal Island) achieved a second week at No. 1 since her death, in addition to the three it registered in 2007. Former "X…

  6. Billboard Bits: Nicki Minaj's Wardrobe Malfunction, Justin Bieber Movie's Director's Cut

    August 05, 2011 6:20 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' Director's Cut Coming to Target Fans who didn't get enough Justin Bieber in the original concert film are in luck: an extended version (34 more minutes of…

  7. Katy Perry Could Tie No. 1s Record With Missy Elliott 'Friday' Remix

    August 05, 2011 2:50 PM EDT Katy Perry is on the verge of tying an incredible Billboard Hot 100 chart record -- held by Michael Jackson -- thanks to some help from Missy Elliott . Jackson owns the record for the most Hot 100 No. 1 singles from one album -- with five from his 1987 classic "Bad." Presently,…

  8. Nicki Minaj Rocks 'GMA,' Confirms 'Ice Age 4' Role

    August 05, 2011 11:45 AM EDT Nicki Minaj took the stage in New York's Central Park as part of " Good Morning America's" Summer Concert Series, performing her new hit, "Where Them Girls At," as well as "Moment 4 Life" and "Super Bass," on Friday morning (Aug. 5). Minaj…

  9. Lil Wayne Accused of Lifting 'BedRock'

    August 04, 2011 3:58 PM EDT Lil Wayne faces a $15 million legal battle over allegations he stole the hit song "BedRock." Georgia-based production company Done Deal Enterprises is suing Wayne, Universal Music Group, Cash Money Records and Young Money Entertainment for copyright infringement. Lawyers for the…

  10. 'Watch The Throne': Jay-Z and Kanye West's 10 Best Collaborations

    August 04, 2011 12:15 PM EDT Long before the phrase "Watch The Throne" was ever uttered,   Top 5 Tracks Featuring Jay-Z and Kanye West 5. "Hate" Found On: Jay-Z's "The Blueprint 3" (2009) "Hate" now exists as an electronic cousin to the "Watch The Throne" single …

  11. Britney Spears Bounds Into Hot 100's Top 10, LMFAO Still No. 1

    August 03, 2011 4:45 PM EDT LMFAO spends its fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 , to be released tomorrow (Aug. 4) on Billboard.com, with "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, while Britney Spears scores her third top 10, "I Wanna Go," from her album "Femme Fatale,"…

  12. Nicki Minaj Brings Out Kanye West to Perform 'Monster': Watch

    August 03, 2011 11:50 AM EDT Yesterday (August 2), a day after his and Jay-Z 's exclusive listening session of "Watch the Throne" in NYC, Kanye West stopped by the Femme Fatale tour at the Nassau Coliseum to perform his hit, "Monster," with co-headliner, Nicki Minaj . Kanye & Jay Hold '…

  13. Eric Church Lands First No. 1 Album, Amy Winehouse Continues to Climb

    August 03, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As projected last week , country singer Eric Church takes his third album, "Chief," straight in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 145,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan (with an even bigger sales figure that expected). The debut marks the artist's first topper on not just…

  14. Sean Kingston 'Definitely' Going Jet-Skiing Again

    August 03, 2011 10:45 AM EDT Sean Kingston sat down with MTV on Tuesday (Aug. 2) for his first televised interview since his May 29 jet-skiing accident. The "Beautiful Girls" singer was visibly slimmer and discussed his recovery, how his lifestyle has changed and, surprisingly, his desire to get back on a jet…

  15. Greyson Chance Live Q&A + Performance: Watch Again

    August 01, 2011 5:10 PM EDT Chart Article Greyson Chance Watch Again. Plus: Hear Greyson's Full Debut Album Right Now, Right Here! Photo by Rachel Been Since his wildly popular YouTube cover of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi," Greyson Chance has demonstrated an impressive musical prowess and charisma,…

  16. Amy Winehouse Takes Over U.K. Charts Amid Grief

    August 01, 2011 9:53 AM EDT In a powerful tribute by her legions of fans, Amy Winehouse dominated the new U.K. sales charts in the wake of her death July 23. Her sophomore album "Back To Black" (Universal Island) returned to the summit, as she placed two other titles in the top ten and five tracks in the…

  17. What Does Eminem Have In Common With Donny Osmond?

    July 29, 2011 4:05 PM EDT What's in a name? For Eminem , when it comes to Billboard Hot 100 success, it hardly seems to matter. As Bad Meets Evil, the duo of Eminem and Da Royce da 5'9", soar into the top 10 (17-10) on the Hot 100 with "Lighters," featuring Bruno Mars , Eminem joins an…

  18. Report: Nicki Minaj Pays a Fee for Cursing

    July 27, 2011 5:15 PM EDT After performing at Reggae Sumfest 2011 in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Saturday (July 23), Nicki Minaj was given a summons for explicit lyrics and "sexually suggestive dance moves," reports Jamaica Observer . Nicki Minaj Involved in Altercation with Her Assistant Police reportedly…

  19. Bad Meets Evil Hits Top 10 on Hot 100, LMFAO Still No. 1

    July 27, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Katy Perry, Adele, Kanye West Lead 2011 MTV VMA Nominees Pitbull 's former Hot 100 No. 1 "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo , Afrojack and Nayer, dips 2-3. The song spends a third week atop Radio Songs (152 million, down 2%) and slides 6-7 on Digital Songs (127,000, down 7%)…

  20. Amy Winehouse Returns to Top 10 of Billboard 200, Adele Back at No. 1

    July 27, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As Adele 's "21" heads back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for an 11th non-consecutive week (up two slots with 77,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan; a gain of 1%), the late Amy Winehouse returns to the top 10 with "Back to Black" at No. 9 (37,000; up 3…

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