1. Bette Midler to Bobby Brown: No.1 Songs From 1989

    June 05, 2017 10:14 AM EDT We'll breakdown 1989 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 Boy band mania propelled New…

  2. Mariah Carey to Whitney Houston: No.1 Songs From 1990

    June 01, 2017 3:21 PM EDT We'll breakdown 1990 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 Marking the dawn of a new…

  3. Leading Ladies: A Look at Women's No. 1 Success in the Hot 100's History

    March 08, 2017 2:25 PM EST Women have greatly increased their share of Hot 100 No. 1s since the chart's launch, from roughly one-fifth of all leaders in the '60s to nearly half today. Since Connie Francis first broke the No. 1 gender barrier in 1960 with "Everybody's Somebody's Fool,"…

  4. The 10 Best Music Videos Inspired By a Movie

    September 27, 2016 1:39 PM EDT Kanye and Teyana doing 'Flashdance,' Madonna playing Marilyn, and many more. Music videos themselves are really just short films, so it only makes sense that many of the art form's finest works would pay homage to their feature-length counterparts on the silver screen. We don&…

  5. 'American Idol': Fantasia, Taylor Hicks, David Cook & Constantine Maroulis on Possible Return

    April 09, 2016 3:07 AM EDT If host Ryan Seacrest is to be believed, Thursday night's (April 7) finale was not the end for American Idol , it's just the end "for now." 'American Idol' Finale: Inside Phillip Phillips' Contentious Return With that in mind, Billboard caught up with…

  6. 'American Idol' Recap: Special Looks Back at Past 15 Years

    April 05, 2016 10:07 PM EDT Tonight, the farewell season of American Idol  celebrated the end of an era with a special honoring past Idol moments and stars. The special brought back original judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson . “We didn’t know what to expect,” Jackson said of the first season. Cowell’s…

  7. Paula Abdul Dishes on Her Relationship With Simon Cowell: 'It's an Acquired Experience'

    March 24, 2016 9:00 AM EDT When singer-choreographer Paula Abdul first joined the American Idol judges panel in season one, she had no idea what to expect, least of all that the show would be a ratings juggernaut (averaging 35 million viewers during its season-five height, according to Nielsen) and that the program,…

  8. Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato & More Celebrate Twitter's 10th Birthday

    March 21, 2016 8:27 PM EDT Twitter celebrated its 10th birthday on Monday (March 21) and a slew of celebrities gave best wishes on the social media platform.  Twitter Turns 10: Looking Back at How the Music Industry Started Tweeting Katy Perry , Demi Lovato , Fifth Harmony and more from the music world wished Twitter a…

  9. A T.Hanksgiving Gift: See Tom Hanks Rapping Long Before His Son Was

    November 26, 2015 3:00 PM EST Today is a day of thanks and gratitude, and since it's also known as T.Hanksgiving by Tom Hanks fans (and let's be honest, who isn't a fan?), let's celebrate with the actor spitting some sweet rhymes. MC T.Hanks? Forrest Bump? 2 Hanx? We'll leave the rapper name up to…

  10. From Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' to Taylor Swift's '1989': Albums with Five Top 10 Hot 100 Hits

    October 30, 2015 3:31 PM EDT With  Taylor Swift 's  1989  recently celebrating its first birthday, the unstoppable album has joined an  exclusive  Billboard  chart club. The set is the latest to send five songs into the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, a testament to its enduring iron grip on popular music. (The…

  11. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2006, Shakira Shook Her 'Hips' to No. 1

    June 15, 2015 7:10 PM EDT Nine years ago, the Latin music superstar crossed to the top of the Hot 100. Plus, remembering chart feats by Roxette, the Four Tops & Carrie Underwood. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. June 15, 1991 Paula…

  12. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 15 Years Ago, 'Oops,' Britney Spears Did It Again

    June 01, 2015 8:05 AM EDT In 2000, Spears' second album debuted at No. 1. Plus, remembering chart feats by Paula Abdul, Brandy & Monica and Elton John. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. June 1, 1991 Several notable albums enter…

  13. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2011, Adele Began 'Rolling' at No. 1

    May 18, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Three years ago, the top song of the year began its reign. Plus, remembering chart feats by R.E.M., Usher and Mariah Carey. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. May 18, 1991 Powered by the biggest hit of the group's…

  14. Paula Abdul Signs With ICM Partners

    May 08, 2015 1:21 AM EDT Paula Abdul has signed with ICM Partners, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. The pop star-turned-reality judge will next serve on the panel of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, whose 12th season premieres in June, after serving as head judge on the format’s Australian version.…

  15. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 25 Years Ago, Paula Abdul Led the Hot 100 Again

    February 09, 2015 8:05 AM EST In 1990, 'Opposites Attract' became Abdul's fourth No. 1. Plus, remembering chart feats by Katy Perry, Whitney Houston and Bon Jovi. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history Feb. 9, 2008 The Juno soundtrack…

  16. Paula Abdul & Jason Derulo Join 'So You Think You Can Dance'

    January 22, 2015 3:20 PM EST Paula Abdul  is back at Fox. After a three-year break from her last regular TV gig, she'll join  So You Think You Can Dance  for the competition's upcoming 12th season. With Abdul, who has been eyed as a full-time addition since Mary Murphy's departure became imminent, comes…

  17. 'The Voice,' 'Idol' & 'X Factor': All 26 Judges, Ranked

    September 22, 2014 2:52 PM EDT As Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams join 'The Voice,' we rank the coaches who came before them. Starting Monday night (Sept. 22), there are two new kids on the singing-competition block: Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams , who will make their debut as coaches on The Voice .…

  18. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Lady Gaga Makes Her 'Way' To No. 1 on Billboard 200

    June 09, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 2011, 'Born This Way' bowed atop the tally. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Diddy Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history June 9, 2007 Seven years ago today…

  19. Ex-'American Idol' Contestant Corey Clark Loses $40M MTV Lawsuit

    May 26, 2014 3:20 AM EDT Corey Clark, who was disqualified as a contestant onAmerican Idol and later achieved notoriety for claiming to have had an affair with then-Idol judge Paula Abdul, has lost a $40 million defamation lawsuit against MTV and its parent company Viacom. He sued in July 2012 over various statements…

  20. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Madonna 'Vogue's To Top Of Hot 100

    May 19, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 1990, the Material Girl struck a pose at No. 1. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Adele, Usher and Mariah Carey Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history May 19, 1990 Madonna had been inspired by…

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