1. Shakira Is a Mom, Again

    January 30, 2015 1:59 AM EST The Singer and FC Barcelona payer Gerard Piqué welcome second son. Shakira and FC Barcelona player Gerard Piqué welcomed a baby boy Thursday night, Barcelona time. The Colombian superstar had her baby on schedule by Cesarean section in a Barcelona hospital, according to reports…

  2. Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande Added to Bill for Stevie Wonder Tribute

    January 30, 2015 12:49 AM EST Lady Gaga , Ariana Grande and John Legend have been added to the group of artists set to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder next month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that the Band Perry will also perform alongside Usher and Chris Martin at "Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life…

  3. Cops On Lookout for Suge Knight After Fatal Hit & Run

    January 30, 2015 12:39 AM EST Suge Knight was behind the wheel of a fatal hit & run incident on the set of a movie shoot, his lawyer has confirmed. And it would appear law enforcement officials have launched a manhunt to find the rap mogul.  Police were called to Compton on Thursday in response to an accident…

  4. Hilary Duff, Lance Bass Join Search for Stolen Dog

    January 29, 2015 11:26 PM EST A Beverly Hills shop owner is getting some celebrity help in the search for her dog, which was seen on surveillance video apparently being snatched by a pregnant woman. Actress Hilary Duff , a friend of Switch boutique owner Julia Cohen , took to social media this week to urge her followers…

  5. CNBLUE's Jung Yong Hwa Debuts at No. 1 on World Albums With 'One Fine Day' Solo Debut

    January 29, 2015 10:36 PM EST The K-pop/rock band's lead singer earns another Billboard chart-topper for his band. Another week, another K-pop solo star topping the charts. Jung Yong Hwa, the lead singer of K-pop rock/pop group CNBLUE , enters at No. 1 on Billboard 's World Albums chart with his debut solo…

  6. T. Graham Brown on His First Album in Nine Years -- And His First Grammy Nod

    January 29, 2015 10:32 PM EST Veteran country performer T. Graham Brown -- the soulful voice behind such radio staples as "I Tell It Like It Used to Be" and "I Wish That I Could Hurt That Way Again" -- returns to the record-making fold this week with Forever Changed, his first set in nine years. …

  7. Rod McKuen's Surprising Chart History: From Frank Sinatra to Madonna

    January 29, 2015 10:27 PM EST Rod McKuen , a prolific poet and songwriter who died at age 81 on Thursday (Jan. 29), made a name for himself in the '50s, but his surprising career stretched to not long before his death, as he worked with artists from Frank Sinatra to Madonna . McKuen won a Grammy Award for best…

  8. Iggy Azalea Beefs With Steve Madden Over 'Gross' Photos

    January 29, 2015 9:58 PM EST Iggy Azalea 's collaboration with Steve Madden appears to have hit some snags before even really launching.  The Australian rap phenom teamed with the shoe designer for a spring/summer footwear collection, but got mad at her partner on Thursday (Jan. 29) when the company posted some …

  9. Suge Knight Involved in Fatal Hit & Run

    January 29, 2015 8:32 PM EST Suge Knight got into a fight on a set in Compton, Calif., on Thursday (Jan. 29), after which he backed up his car and struck two men in a fatal hit-and-run, according to TMZ.  Suge Knight Pleads Not Guilty in Robbery Case The incident occurred at a promotional shoot for the N.W.A biopic…

  10. Rod McKuen, Grammy-Winning Poet & Songwriter, Dies at 81

    January 29, 2015 8:06 PM EST He was also nominated for two Oscars, and his material was recorded by Madonna, Frank Sinatra & many others. Rod McKuen , the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s won him an Oscar nomination and made him one…

  11. Bobby Shmurda Pleads Not Guilty to All Charges

    January 29, 2015 8:03 PM EST Bobby Shmurda and fellow Epic Records-signed rapper Rowdy Rebel , along with 13 members of their GS9 crew, Thursday all pleaded not guilty on 101 charges ranging from narcotics sales to murder.  Bobby Shmurda Pleads Not Guilty to Gun, Drug Charges Police arrested Shmurda (real name:…

  12. Michael Buble's Milestone O2 Shows Lead Hot Tours

    January 29, 2015 7:44 PM EST Michael Buble grabs the top ranking on the weekly tally of Hot Tours (see list, below) with box office sales reported from the final stop on his To Be Loved tour's third and final trek through Europe. London's O2 arena hosted the tour on Dec. 15 and 16, marking a return engagement…

  13. Exclusive Video: Watch Fifth Harmony Share Little-Known Secrets About Each Other

    January 29, 2015 7:29 PM EST 0 Billboard caught up with Fifth Harmony before the release of their debut album, Reflection (due out Feb. 3). And instead of just asking them standard questions, we wanted each member of the group to take a turn sharing a little-known secret detail about another member. So,…

  14. Billboard Cover Sneak Peek: Katy Perry Reveals 5 Ways She Ramped Up for the Super Bowl

    January 29, 2015 6:52 PM EST " alt="" width="510"> This Sunday, Feb. 1, Katy Perry will perform in front of tens of millions of people when she takes the stage at Super Bowl XLIX to perform its halftime show. Even for one of the biggest pop stars on the planet, that's a nerve-racking…

  15. Jagged Edge Singer Arrested for Allegedly Beating Fiancée, Shoving Engagement Ring Down Throat

    January 29, 2015 6:43 PM EST Jagged Edge member Kyle "Quick" Norman was arrested Thursday following a domestic dispute in which he allegedly punched and choked his fiancée, at one point shoving her engagement ring down her throat.  Jagged Edge Talks New 'Love Come Down' Single & Origin of…

  16. Who Is Katy Perry's Secret Super Bowl Guest? Vote!

    January 29, 2015 6:39 PM EST Katy Perry still has a few tricks up her multi-colored sleeve. At a press conference Thursday afternoon (Jan. 29), Perry promised sharks and lions at her Super Bowl halftime show. But more exciting than apparently getting real-life beasts to "Roar" with her is her promise that…

  17. Producer Harmony Samuels Is Bringing Back the '90s With Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony & More

    January 29, 2015 6:30 PM EST When Ciara released "I Bet" a few weeks ago, it received a lot of attention for personal reasons: It's the first track since the singer's breakup with Future . But the song stands out aside from the biographical details; it also represents a new direction for Ciara.…

  18. Enrique Iglesias, Descemer Bueno and Gente D' Zona Sued Over 'Bailando'

    January 29, 2015 5:52 PM EST The Song Is the Longest Running No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart "Bailando," the smash hit recorded by Enrique Iglesias and featuring Descemer Bueno and Cuban duo Gente D' Zona , is the subject of a lawsuit alleging copyright infringement. Cristian Mauricio…

  19. Joey Bada$$ & Lupe Fiasco Rule Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    January 29, 2015 5:36 PM EST The chart greets two new rap albums, entering at Nos. 1 & 2. Brooklyn-based rapper Joey Bada$$ enters at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with his first studio set, B4.Da.$$ , with 54,000 copies sold in its first week (ending Jan. 25), according to Nielsen Music. It's the second…

  20. Go For a Spin With Purity Ring in New 'Push Pull' Video

    January 29, 2015 5:20 PM EST Dream-poppy duo Purity Ring is well-known for its visual element, and we've got the first visual marker of their highly anticipated sophomore album. The title of Another Eternity 's lead single -- "Push Pull" -- is taken quite literally here in the new music video,…

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