1. 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…

  2. 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'…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 2011 Billboard Music Awards' 10 Best Dressed

    May 22, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Chart Article The Billboard Music Awards' 10 Best Dressed Fashion expert Niki Schwan, the celebrity stylist who brought the world some of Chart Article The Billboard Music Awards' 10 Best Dressed Taylor Swift NIKI SCHWAN: "Speaking of a young starlet and the VaVaVoom factor, I…

  15. Backstage at the Billboard Music Awards: Live Stream Begins Sunday at 6:30PM ET

    May 22, 2011 3:15 PM EDT At the Billboard Music Awards on ABC (Sunday, May 22, 8-11PM ET/PT), a star-studded music extravaganza will be brought to you directly from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Arena, including performances by the Black Eyed Peas , Rihanna , Keith Urban , Taio Cruz , Cee Lo Green , Lady Antebellum ,…

  16. Lil Jon Live Q&A: Archived Video

    May 21, 2011 3:30 PM EDT This year, Lil Jon invaded our TV screens on the fourth season of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice." With upcoming projects underway, we felt that it was the perfect time to have Lil Jon come to Billboard.com for a live Q&A. He came by Friday (May 20) and chatted about '…

  17. Beyonce To Be Honored by Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Bono at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 21, 2011 2:25 PM EDT B eyonce will receive an all-star tribute when she is honored with the Billboard Millennium Award at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which will air Sunday night (May 22) on ABC at 8-11pm ET/PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Among the luminaries saluting the first lady of R&…

  18. BET's Stephen Hill Speaks On Trina and the '2011 BET Awards' Nominations

    May 20, 2011 6:50 PM EDT On Tuesday (May 17), BET Networks announced the nominations for the '2011 BET Awards.' Chris Brown leads the nominations with six nominations and Lil Wayne follows with five nominations. Chris Brown Leads BET Awards Nominations Soon thereafter, artists took to Twitter to speak on…

  19. Bon Iver: The Billboard Cover Story

    May 20, 2011 1:15 PM EDT Four winters ago, Justin Vernon retreated to his father's secluded cabin in northern Wisconsin, purging his sorrow through a falsetto that no one would probably ever hear. He spent three brutally cold months alone, piecing songs together using antiquated recording equipment. "It…

  20. Lil Wayne and Mary J. Blige Lead Collaborative Performances at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 19, 2011 2:05 PM EDT L il Wayne will team up with Mary J. Blige , Pitbull will rock the stage with Ne-Yo and Nayer, and Far*East Movement will be joined by both Snoop Dogg and Ryan Tedder for special collaborative performances at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which will air Sunday (May 22) from 8-11pm ET/PT on…

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