1. Chantal Kreviazuk, Featured with Kendrick Lamar on 'SNL,' on How the Song Came to Be

    November 16, 2014 9:52 PM EST "Wow, that was surreal," the Canadian singer said on Sunday morning. Canadian singer and pianist Chantal Kreviazuk put a mighty big feather in her cap when she joined Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock on Saturday Night Live for a performance of “Pay For It,” a song she co-wrote and is…

  2. Gwen Stefani's 'L.A.M.B' 10-Year Anniversary: Look Back at the Hollaback Girl's Best Moments

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  3. Lana Del Rey, 'Ultraviolence': Track-by-Track Album Review

    June 16, 2014 2:25 PM EDT After the critical drubbing she withstood from late 2011 through early 2012, Lana Del Rey would have been well justified in packing up her party dresses and heart-shaped sunglasses and secluding herself in some Hollywood mansion, "Sunset Boulevard"-style. Branded an…

  4. Ask Billboard: Katy Perry Regains No. 1 Momentum

    February 17, 2014 1:15 PM EST A monster mailbag on Perry topping the Hot 100 again after missing the top 10; Mariah Carey's best-selling songs; Hall & Oates' 20 biggest hits and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please…

  5. Top 10 Biggest GRAMMY Upsets Of The Past 10 Years

    January 21, 2014 1:40 PM EST Esperanza Spalding, Bon Iver, Herbie Hancock and more artists who shocked the world with GRAMMY wins in the past decade. One of the more enjoyable reasons to watch the GRAMMY Awards each year is because of the shocking upset victories -- the artists, songs and albums in the running that…

  6. Sevyn Streeter Makes ‘Crazy’ Debut on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

    December 12, 2013 6:53 PM EST Sevyn Streeter streaks to her first top 10 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, as her EP “Call Me Crazy, But…” opens at No. 5 with 17,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The 27-year-old singer first appeared on a Billboard chart more than 11 years ago when her…

  7. Natalia Kills Gets Real on 'Trouble' Album: 'I Wanted To Confront Who I Am Head-On'

    August 08, 2013 1:42 PM EDT "The album is like a collage of all of the worst memories and worst mistakes I've ever made," says the 26-year-old singer. Want a preview of Natalia Kills' sophomore album "Trouble" before its Sept. 3 release on Will.i.am/Cherrytree/Interscope Records? Just…

  8. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  9. Miley Cyrus' 'We Can't Stop' & 8 Examples of Female Pop Stars Recruiting Hip-Hop Producers

    June 19, 2013 1:10 PM EDT Before Miley & Mike WiLL, there was Britney & the Neptunes and Nelly & Timbaland. We explore the pop-rap history. As big a single as the recently released "We Can't Stop" looks to be for Miley Cyrus -- debuting at No. 11 on this week's Hot 100 chart, an…

  10. 615 Spotlight: Jaida Dreyer's 'Confessions'

    October 10, 2012 2:05 PM EDT Ontario native Jaida Dreyer knows how fortunate she is. The artist, currently promoting her single, "Confessions," was handpicked by highly esteemed producer Byron Gallimore to be the flagship artist for his new Streamsound label. "I've kind of gotten used to it," she…

  11. Chart Juice: Lupe Fiasco's 'Food' Album Debuts at No. 1, Weeknd Does Double Duty

    October 04, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Lupe Fiasco scores his second straight No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as his "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1" bows atop the list with 89,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's his fourth consecutive top 10 album, and follows last year's …

  12. Fall Album Preview 2012

    August 31, 2012 10:25 AM EDT Chart Article From No Doubt and Green Day to Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5, and Jason Aldean and far beyond, Billboard spotlights which rock, hip-hop, Latin, country, indie and pop artists and albums to watch for in the season ahead. Who will reign supreme in autumn 2012? Here are 125 contenders we&…

  13. Can 'The Voice' Create a Star? 10 Thoughts on Season 2 & Beyond

    May 09, 2012 4:25 PM EDT With season two of "The Voice" concluded, we offer a look back at the season and what might lie ahead for the show and its final four, Chris Mann, Tony Lucca, runner-up Juliet Simms and winner Jermaine Paul. 1. TWO CHAMPS IN ONE YEAR? If the rumors are true -- and we will know on…

  14. Justin Bieber Performs 'Boyfriend' Live on 'The Voice': Watch

    May 09, 2012 12:20 PM EDT With a Universal Records deal secured, "The Voice's" Jermaine Paul celebrated his victory Tuesday night as the winner of season two. But before the grand announcement, the finale episode featured surprising and exclusive visits from some of the industry's best -- including…

  15. 'The Voice' Winner Crowned in Shocking Finale

    May 08, 2012 11:30 PM EDT The second chapter of "The Voice" came to a shocking close on Tuesday night during a star-studded live event on NBC. Guest performances from Hall & Oates, Lady Antebellum and a young up-and-comer named Justin Bieber only delayed what the night was really about: choosing a winner…

  16. 'The Voice' Recap: Satisfaction (Not) Guaranteed

    March 27, 2012 9:50 AM EDT The battle rounds of "The Voice" were shot in December long before anyone had an inkling as to who would be competing. At one three-hour session that saw five head-to-head battles, I walked away with four thoughts: too many songs from the '70s; no talent reached out and grabbed…

  17. Callin' Oates Brings Soul Duo To Your Phone Dial

    December 21, 2011 8:54 PM EST Hall & Oates have a new hotline. While cloud options abound for fans who'd like to hear the '80s duo on their smartphones, one developer has invented an old-school option that's gone from "Private Eyes" to viral sensation. Call 719-26-OATES, the so-called "…

  18. Hooked: Gwen Stefani Wants to Dress Your Babies

    September 28, 2011 6:15 PM EDT Time to get Hooked, our bite sized roundup of fashion-drenched music news. Gwen Stefani's Mini Target Collection If you have always loved Gwen's L.A.M.B. collections, appreciate her unique style, and are from the ages of 1-13, then this is the collection for you! The "Rich Girl…

  19. 'Intense' Period of His Life Informed Daryl Hall's New Album

    September 24, 2011 10:17 AM EDT In 1969, Philadelphia friends Daryl Hall and John Oates began a musical partnership that blended rock and pop with their hometown's signature soul-a sound they dubbed "rock and soul." It worked. From the mid-'70s to the mid-'80s, Hall & Oates racked up six No. 1…

  20. Chris Brown Remixes 'Marvins Room,' Drake Drops Official Video: Watch

    June 28, 2011 8:55 AM EDT Early this morning (June 28), Drake debuted the official video for his drunk dialing, emo track "Marvin's Room." Drizzy gets tipsy through out Toronto night spots while wishing he was with an unavailable ex-girlfriend. Drake Sets 'Take Care' Release Date, Gets Emo on …

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