1. Exclusive: Iggy Azalea To Play New Year's Eve Concert in Vegas

    November 11, 2014 12:21 PM EST Iggy Azalea has become the latest artist who’ll be kicking off 2015 Vegas-style. The “Fancy” rapper announced a New Year’s Eve concert with Drai’s Nightclub  at The Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip, with a main-stage performance set to prelude a rooftop view of the famous Strip Fireworks…

  2. Exclusive: Watch Dawin's 'Just Girly Things' Video With Vine Stars Brandon Calvillo, Ry Doon & More

    November 11, 2014 10:38 AM EST Brooklyn-based producer Dawin took an original song (set to about five seconds of Alfonso Ribeiro doing the Fresh Prince Carlton dance on Vine) and eventually turned it into a contract with Casablanca/Republic in early 2014. Now he’s back with a full-length music video for his first hit,…

  3. Rihanna Pretended She Was On 'Scandal' at the White House

    November 11, 2014 10:02 AM EST The campaign to get Rihanna to guest on Scandal begins now. RiRi visited the White House this week, and, like any good Gladiator fan, pretended to be Scandal character Olivia Pope. As her Instagram photos from the day show, she totally nailed it -- and, thanks to some steamy captions, fans…

  4. Nick Jonas: 'I Love My Gay Fans!'

    November 07, 2014 1:08 PM EST In September, partiers on New York's gay club circuit were treated to an unexpected sight: Nick Jonas , performing "Jealous," the sexy hit single from his self-titled solo debut (due Nov. 10 on Island) and flashing his abs in a mini-strip tease. Nick Jonas: The Billboard…

  5. The Top 20 Billboard Hot 100 Hits of the 1980s

    October 29, 2014 3:20 PM EDT In the '80s, disco's popularity decreased, and the top 20 Hot 100 hits present a more complicated picture than it did a decade before. Not that disco completely disappeared: Diana Ross 's "Upside Down," produced with the help of Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards from…

  6. Watch Taylor Swift Imitate Her Cats on National Cat Day

    October 29, 2014 2:35 PM EDT We found wonderland, and it's watching America's Favorite Cat Lady Who Doubles As A Worldwide Superstar Taylor Swift explain on a Canadian talk show that her cats Olivia Benson and Meredith don't make normal purring sounds, but instead have a much more sinister edge to their…

  7. Clean Bandit No. 1 on Dance Chart: No Place They'd 'Rather Be'

    October 24, 2014 2:33 PM EDT Clean Bandit crowns Hot Dance/Electronic Songs with 'Rather Be,' featuring Jess Glynne. Plus, moves for Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Olivia Somerlyn and more. Clean Bandit crowns Billboard 's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart with "Rather Be," featuring Jess Glynne …

  8. Chart Highlights: Iggy Azalea, MAGIC! Score New No. 1s, Foo Fighters Return

    October 20, 2014 6:35 PM EDT 'Black Widow' nets Azalea a Pop Songs honor last earned by Lady Gaga. Plus, MAGIC! tops AC and Foo Fighters storm multiple rock charts and more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and…

  9. Exclusive Premiere: Olivia Somerlyn's 'Parachute' Video

    October 20, 2014 3:00 PM EDT The Nick Jonas collaborator even did her own stunts in this video. When most of her peers were hanging out in the mall and coming up with creative ways to avoid doing their homework, Olivia Somerlyn was honing her skills as a songwriter. Somerlyn tells Billboard she's been "…

  10. Move Over, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry: Your Pets Are the New Instagram Stars

    October 15, 2014 5:42 PM EDT Olivia Benson ( Taylor Swift ) Claim to Fame: Modeling for Keds; venturing onto New York streets. Swift on Benson: "She's a stage-five clinger."    Loading Meet Olivia Benson. View on Instagram   Taylor Swift Sprints Forward on ‘Out Of The Woods’: Song Review Jelli ( Iggy…

  11. Taylor Swift's New Diet Coke Commercial Features New '1989' Song (And Tons of Cats)

    October 15, 2014 10:57 AM EDT Oh hey, here's the cutest Diet Coke commercial you're ever going to see. It's got Taylor Swift per usual (she's been a brand spokesperson for a long time), but in her latest advertisement she's joined by her one true love: Adorable cats. Tons of adorable cats --…

  12. Watch Taylor Swift React to John Cleese’s Insults About Her Beloved Cat

    October 11, 2014 2:48 PM EDT It’s well documented on Instagram that Taylor Swift absolutely adores her two cats Meredith and Olivia Benson. 10 Taylor Swift Lyrics That Purr-fectly Encapsulate Her Cute Cat-Walking Photo So naturally, the “Shake It Off” singer -- who was recently named the 2014 Billboard Woman of the…

  13. Revisionist History 101: The Hot 100's Year-End No. 1 Songs, Then… And Now (Part One)

    October 10, 2014 1:30 PM EDT When is a No. 1 not a No. 1? How about when modern-day sales and radio airplay data replace that of any year in Billboard Hot 100 history prior to the rise of iTunes? To see how America's tastes have changed over the years, each year's top song has been "re-computed,"…

  14. Relive the Best 'Scandal' and 'Grey's Anatomy' Music Moments Right Here

    October 10, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Still reeling from Shonda Rhimes Thursday night television? Duh. That's why we're reliving the best music moments from Thursday night (Oct. 9). Check out our picks for  Grey's Anatomy  and  Scandal  ( How To Get Away With Murder,  disappointingly,   stuck with straight techno…

  15. New Signings: Kobalt Signs Pitbull, Orchard Adds Donna Summer, Blue Note Nabs Jamie Cullum

    October 10, 2014 12:25 PM EDT Here's a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, including record labels, artist management firms, publishing companies, booking agencies and more.   RECORD LABELS  -- Olivia Holt , the star of Disney Channel's I Didn't Do It , joins the roster of…

  16. Selena Gomez Says Taylor Swift Is 'Begging' Her to Move to New York City

    October 08, 2014 9:59 AM EDT Taylor Swift 's plan to get one of her BFFs, Selena Gomez , to move to NYC may be working. "Taylor has been begging me to live there," Gomez told E! News . "She's like, 'It's the best decision I've ever made.' Everyone always says I'm more…

  17. Raven-Symone to Oprah: 'I'm Tired of Being Labeled'

    October 07, 2014 9:09 PM EDT 'I'm an American; I'm not an African-American,' former Disney Channel star says on 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?' Raven-Symone has been in the public eye since she was just 3 years old, playing Olivia on The Cosby Show . From there, she released her debut album…

  18. Chrissy Amphlett’s 'I Touch Myself' Breast Cancer Campaign Wins U.S. Prize

    October 02, 2014 12:55 AM EDT A breast cancer awareness campaign featuring the late Chrissy Amphlett’s  “I Touch Myself” performed by an all-star Aussie cast has won a major U.S award. The #itouchmyselfproject , commissioned by Cancer Council NSW and created by Soap Creative, has taken out the Gold Award for Public…

  19. Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney & Wife Welcome Third Child

    October 01, 2014 5:57 PM EDT The Rascal Flatts family just got bigger. Guitarist Joe Don Rooney and his wife, Tiffany Fallon, welcomed a baby girl on Monday, People confirms .  Devon Olivia, weighing 6 lbs., 11 oz., is the couple's third child together. Devon's older siblings are Raquel Blue, 4, and Jagger…

  20. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Kelly Clarkson Enjoys a No. 1 'Moment'

    September 29, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 2002, Clarkson notched the first Hot 100 leader by an 'American Idol' contestant. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Cher, Tony Bennett and Boyz II Men. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart…

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