1. Watch Britney Spears Get Giddy Over Femme Fatale Tour Stage

    June 07, 2011 6:15 PM EDT It's always fun to remember that pop stars are just like us. In an oversized t-shirt, sweatpants, a messy bun, and can of Coca-Cola in hand, Britney Spears was all kinds of giddy at her first viewing of the stage set up for her upcoming Femme Fatale Tour. Exclaiming "I love it"…

  2. Jason Aldean Live Q&A Archived Video

    June 07, 2011 3:50 PM EDT Jason Aldean Up for four CMT Music Awards this month and on the cover of Billboard this week, Country hitmaker Jason Aldean was also a star speaker at Billboard's Country Music Summer on June 6. And that's all not even to mention his massive U.S. summer tour, which is crossing the…

  3. Wiz Khalifa Live Q&A Archived Video

    June 07, 2011 2:10 PM EDT Wiz Khalifa With a hit debut album and No. 1 single under his belt, Wiz Khalifa celebrates his breakout year with the Rolling Papers headlining tour that kicks off June 13. But before Khalifa heads out on the road, the rapper stopped by for a Live Q&A with Billboard.com on June 6. He…

  4. Kanye West Releases Final Version of 'Monster': Watch

    June 06, 2011 1:40 PM EDT Finally! Yesterday (June 5), Kanye West released the finished video to one of the most anticipated posse cuts of last year, "Monster," featuring Rick Ross , Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj . We got a glimpse of the glam horror scenes when an unfinished version leaked in December, last year.…

  5. Chris Brown, Rick Ross Steal 'Summer Jam 2011' Show

    June 06, 2011 11:55 AM EDT With a powerful roster that included Lil Wayne , Rick Ross , and Chris Brown , hip-hop reigned supreme at 'Summer Jam 2011' last night, June 5. Before the main event, Big K.R.I.T. , Big Sean , Pusha T and Ace Hood hit the stage to warm up the crowd. Hot 97's annual event had…

  6. Karmin, Questlove Cover Nicki Minaj's 'Super Bass'

    June 02, 2011 4:43 PM EDT YouTube's favorite couple, Karmin, who are known for their gone-viral cover of Chris Brown's "Look At Me Now," released their own version of Nicki Minaj 's latest "Pink Friday" single "Super Bass" today (June 2). Watch below. Amy Heidemann's…

  7. Lady Gaga Tops Billboard 200, Brad Paisley Arrives at No. 2

    June 01, 2011 11:00 AM EDT A s previously reported , Lady Gaga comes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart as her "Born This Way" set sold 1,108,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. That marks the largest sales week for any album since 2005 and the 17th set to shift a million…

  8. Sean Kingston Still in 'Critical But Stable' Condition

    May 31, 2011 1:52 PM EDT S ean Kingston remains in "critical but stable" condition after his jet ski crashed into Miami Beach's Palm Island Bridge on Sunday (May 29). Jackson Memorial Hospital, where the 21-year-old singer was admitted after the accident, issued the following statement to Billboard.com…

  9. Nicki Minaj Thanks Her Fans with 'Did It On 'Em' Video

    May 30, 2011 2:00 PM EDT To thank her dedicated Barbs and BarbKens, Nicki MInaj released an Internet version of her video for, 'Did It On 'Em.' The DJ Scoob Doo directed video is a montage of tour footage shot while on Lil Wayne 's 'I Am Music II' tour. 'Did It On 'Em'…

  10. Sean Kingston 'Stabilized' After Jet Ski Crash, Stars Send Their Prayers

    May 30, 2011 12:49 PM EDT S ean Kingston has been "stabilized" following a jet ski accident on Sunday (May 29) that landed him in the trauma ward of a Miami hospital. The singer's publicist, Joseph Carozza, sent the following statement on Kingston's upgraded condition to Billboard.com Monday…

  11. Seether Scores Top Billboard 200 Debut, Adele Still No. 1

    May 25, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As expected, Adele 's "21" album continues to cling to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 for a ninth non-consecutive week -- just the fourth album since 2000 to spend that long at No. 1. It sold 137,000 last week according to Nielsen SoundScan (down 12%). In the history of…

  12. 2011 Billboard Music Awards: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    May 23, 2011 12:45 AM EDT If you were one of the millions watching the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, you witnessed a star-studded night full surprise performances ( Britney Spears !) emotional tributes ( Beyonce and Neil Diamond ), A-list collaborations ( Mary J. Blige with Lil Wayne ) and much more. But there was…

  13. Britney, Beyonce, Bieber Among 2011 Billboard Music Awards Highlights

    May 23, 2011 12:20 AM EDT From Britney Spears delivering a pair of unexpected performances, to pop stars like Justin Bieber and Rihanna taking home trophies, to Beyoncé receiving the Billboard Millennium Award after a show-stopping number, the 2011 Billboard Music Awards were full of big surprises and unforgettable…

  14. Top 15 Billboard Music Awards Tweets

    May 23, 2011 12:17 AM EDT The stars not only showcased their talent and beauty at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, they tweeted about them too! Here's our round-up of the top fifteen coolest and funnest tweets of the 2011 Billboard Music Awards. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and…

  15. Billboard Music Awards 2011 Main

    May 23, 2011 12:05 AM EDT HOME NEWS WINNERS PHOTOS VIDEO BATTLE OF THE BANDS Landing Page _ _ Watch Highlights From the Show See video highlights and photos of the night's most awesome moments: Rihanna and Britney had a pillow fight; Bieber and Taylor won big, Beyonce sang the house down, and much more. The BBMAs…

  16. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Eminem Top 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 11:00 PM EDT Veteran rapper Eminem and teen pop sensation Justin Bieber dominated the 2011's Billboard Music Awards, each taking home a total of six official awards. There was a six-way tie for second place between Rihanna , Lady Gaga , Usher , Taylor Swift , Mumford & Sons and Taio Cruz , who…

  17. Mary J. Blige, Lil Wayne Perform 'Someone to Love Me (Naked)' Duet at Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 10:35 PM EDT After an electric performance from Rihanna and Britney Spears to kick off Sunday night's show and followed later by a duet between Far East Movement and Snoop Dogg , the Billboard Music Awards kept the collaborations coming with an inspired set from Mary J. Blige and Lil Wayne. Entering…

  18. Britney Spears Joins Rihanna, Nicki Minaj Performances at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 10:30 PM EDT B ritney Spears and Rihanna kicked off the Billboard Music Awards in head-turning fashion Sunday night (May 22), with a racy live performance of their "S&M" remix complete with bejeweled handcuffs, pole dancing and a playful pillow fight. Spears later rocked the stage with Nicki…

  19. Beyonce Accepts Billboard Millennium Award, Delivers Show-Stopping Performance

    May 22, 2011 9:05 PM EDT B eyoncé 's reign is stronger than ever -- that was clear at tonight's Billboard Music Awards on ABC, where the star received the Billboard Millennium Award and performed her new single, "Run the World (Girls)," for the first time on network television. Beyoncé: The…

  20. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber Win Early at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 9:00 PM EDT The 2011 Billboard Music Awards kicked off with a bang, as pop stars like Rihanna , Britney Spears and the Black Eyed Peas rocked the stage of Las Vegas' MGM Grand, while Taylor Swift , Justin Bieber , Taio Cruz and Lady Antebellum snagged the first awards of the night. Britney Spears…

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