1. Folk-Pop Duo Us Becomes Vine's First Major Label Signing (Exclusive)

    March 24, 2014 5:53 PM EDT Just four months ago, Michael and Carissa Rae Alvarado, a husband-and-wife folk-pop duo known as Us, were trying to promote their just-released album "No Matter Where You Are" via YouTube videos and covers of popular songs. They fared reasonably well, amassing 18 million…

  2. 10 Viral Video Hits That Charted On The Hot 100

    March 21, 2014 12:18 PM EDT From "Friday" to "Harlem Shake" to two new smashes, here are 10 songs that crashed the Hot 100 thanks to highly clickable viral clips. This week's Hot 100 chart includes the unlikely Top 10 debut of Soko's "We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow," a song that…

  3. Is '#Selfie' The Next 'Harlem Shake'?

    March 06, 2014 12:35 PM EST EDM duo the Chainsmokers debut on The Hot 100 with viral hit. The "selfie" has become so ubiquitous that Oxford Dictionaries named the term its 2013 Word of the Year. Rising DJ duo The Chainsmokers, New York natives with a knack for humor and insight into the club scene, acted on…

  4. We Are Toonz' 'Drop That #NaeNae' Dances onto Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

    February 27, 2014 4:58 PM EST Atlanta's latest dance craze, the Nae Nae, makes its presence felt on multiple Billboard charts this week, via We Are Toonz's addictive debut single "Drop That #NaeNae." The cut opens at No. 38 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and No. 20 on Hot Rap Songs, due primarily to a…

  5. Mariah Carey, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj: Whose New Video Is Best?

    February 21, 2014 3:33 PM EST Vote now! Over the past 10 days, a trio of divas have unleashed can't-miss visuals for their latest musical offerings, with varying degrees of ferocity flaunted in each clip. These new videos -- for Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," Mariah Carey's "You'…

  6. Panic! At The Disco on Tour Video: Behind-The-Scenes Performance & Interview

    February 20, 2014 2:33 PM EST Billboard's "On The Road" series goes to South Beach for an intimate backstage look at a day in the life of Brendon Urie and company on tour, complete with an exclusive acoustic performance. What's it like to be a member of Panic! At The Disco on their 2014 headlining tour…

  7. Enrique Iglesias Scores 24th No. 1, Reveals Album Title 'Sex+Love'

    January 30, 2014 12:08 PM EST Enrique Iglesias shoots 5-1 on Hot Latin Songs with "El Perdedor," featuring Marco Antonio Solis, further extending his lead of No. 1s on the chart to a total of 24. Luis Miguel is a distant second with 16 No. 1s.  Iglesias' new track is his second consecutive No. 1 on the…

  8. New Hip-Hop Dance Craze: 'Drop That #NaeNae'

    January 27, 2014 6:06 PM EST From Atlanta -- the city that taught you how to crank that Soulja Boy, shake that laffy taffy, lean with it, rock with it, and walk it out -- comes a new dance that’s spreading across the country: the Nae Nae. Developed by teen quintet We Are Toonz, the dance is loosely based on Martin…

  9. Beyonce & Jay Z Kick Off GRAMMYs With Steamy 'Drunk In Love' Performance: Video

    January 26, 2014 9:01 PM EST Jay Z and Beyoncé, music’s hottest power couple , kicked off the 56th GRAMMY Awards with their steamiest performance yet. GRAMMYs: News, Winners, Photos & More Lights shined down on a wet-haired, Chromat-wearing Bey’ as she straddled a chair to "Drunk In Love." Her husband,…

  10. Bad Things, 'Vices': Exclusive Song Premiere From Shaun White's Band

    January 13, 2014 10:24 AM EST Shaun White is chasing some outrageously big dreams this year. The flame-haired rock 'n' roll snowboarder will likely go for gold at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and he's aiming high with his band Bad Things, which will release its self-titled debut album on Jan. 21 through…

  11. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  12. Does One Direction's 'Midnight Memories' Follow The Boy Band Third-Album Trend?

    November 27, 2013 2:38 PM EST Revisiting the changes in sound and creative input on the third efforts by NKOTB, BSB, N' Sync & more. This week, British heartthrobs One Direction -- the most successful boy band in a decade by just about any standard -- release their third studio album, "Midnight Memories.…

  13. Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift Lead AMAs to Record Twitter Traffic (Exclusive)

    November 26, 2013 6:34 PM EST The American Music Awards engaged record levels of social media activity while attracting their largest television viewing audience in four years. AMAs dominated Nielsen's Twitter TV Ratings for the week of Nov. 18-24 as more than 7.6 million tweets went out during the broadcast…

  14. 'Glee' Recap: Katy Perry & Lady Gaga Episode Spells a Return to Fun

    November 08, 2013 1:22 AM EST Plus, Adam Lambert shows up to "Marry the Night" Even with weeks of buffer from the Cory Monteith memorial episode, the latest show has you dreading the elephant in the room right from the opening line, “and that’s what you missed on Glee.” Healing takes time, but this episode…

  15. Zedd 'Stay's Hot On Dance Charts

    November 07, 2013 7:42 PM EST Zedd zooms into the top five on Dance/Electronic Songs (7-4), sporting Airplay and Digital Gainers honors for "Stay the Night," featuring Hayley Williams of Paramore. The song rises on Dance/Mix Show Airplay (4-3) and bullets on Dance/Electronic Digital Songs (5-5) with its…

  16. Austin Mahone Talks MTV EMA Nomination, 'Feisty' New Single 'Banga Banga'

    November 04, 2013 3:57 PM EST Of the nominees for MTV's first Rising Star category at this weekend's European Music Awards, a category voted on by fans via hashtags on social media, Austin Mahone has something of an unfair advantage. Not only does he have 6.2 million fans on Facebook and another 4.5 million…

  17. Jonas Brothers' 10 Biggest Billboard Hits

    October 29, 2013 4:32 PM EDT Pour one out for the recently disbanded trio with this look back at their impressive chart history Following an abrupt tour cancellation that was chalked up to "creative differences," the Jonas Brothers sadly announced their split on Tuesday (Oct. 29), officially ending the…

  18. John Lennon's Hollywood Star Defaced

    October 07, 2013 8:16 PM EDT When Gillian Lomax, who spent six years on radio KLOS's Breakfast with the Beatles, led her A Magical History Tour group to John Lennon's star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame next to Capitol Records on Vine Street on Oct. 5, she discovered that vandals had besmirched it with…

  19. Vine Star Nicholas Megalis Releases New Single "Forget It in a Day"

    October 02, 2013 6:22 PM EDT On Twitter, Justin Bieber is the king with 45 million followers. On Vine, it's a dude named Nicholas Megalis, a 24-year-old musician and comedian from Brooklyn, New York who has the biggest following on the Twitter-owned micro-video sharing network (2.9 million, at the time of posting.…

  20. BIGBANG's Taeyang to Perform in California for MTV Iggy/Intel's 'Music Experiment'

    September 30, 2013 8:07 PM EDT The K-pop superstar will hold a solo U.S. show this November. Taeyang -- a vocalist and rapper in K-pop boy band BIGBANG -- will hold a solo concert stateside on Nov. 26 as part of MTV Iggy and Intel's 'Music Experiment 2.0' series . The San Francisco show, to be held at a…

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