1. Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj Top Dance/Club Play Songs: Chart Highlights

    January 28, 2013 3:19 PM EST Bieber scores his first leader on the list. Gary Allan, meanwhile, takes over top Country Airplay and Lady Antebellum soars onto the survey in with 'Downtown.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  2. Bubbling Under: Churchill's 'Change' Is On The Air

    January 11, 2013 5:30 PM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Churchill, Caro Emerald, Austin Webb and Jarvis. Churchill After reaching No. 8 on the adult alternative Triple A airplay chart…

  3. Josh Groban 'Brave' Song Premiere: Exclusive

    December 17, 2012 11:00 AM EST Josh Groban , the superstar of "popera," has been flirting with more rock-like arrangements and edgier themes ever since he covered Linkin Park's "My December" in 2003 and teamed up with Rick Rubin for 2010's "Illuminations," and with his new single …

  4. 'Glee' Recap: 'Swan Song' Brings Second Chances

    December 07, 2012 2:05 PM EST The title "Swan Song" gives somewhat of a hint at where this week is going -- the kids are facing various aspects of their failures and are faced with the finality of their dreams. Of course, this is "Glee," and we know that every crushing failure is just a new door for…

  5. One Direction Headlines Sold-Out Show at Madison Square Garden

    December 04, 2012 5:55 PM EST One Direction's headlining gig Monday night at Madison Square Garden, the British boy band's first, was less of a proper concert and more of a victory lap from a banner year. A 90-minute plus set of the boys singing their hits as well as fan favorites like "Tell Me A Lie,"…

  6. 'Glee' Recap: 'Thanksgiving' Arrives Late With PSY & One Direction

    November 30, 2012 11:50 AM EST A week after Thanksgiving proper it's Thanksgiving in the world of "Glee," and sectionals to boot. We kick right off with the medley of "Home/Homeward Bound" by Phillip Phillips and Simon & Garfunkel respectively, featuring all the graduates minus Kurt and Rachel.…

  7. 615 Spotlight: Adelee & Gentry Pop Out

    November 28, 2012 1:05 PM EST Once again, this week in the 615 Spotlight , we are going to take a look at something a little different than mainstream country music. Spend any amount of time in Nashville, and you will hear some great gospel, alternative, rock, and pop music. A great example of the latter is rising sister…

  8. Cherri Bomb Video Exclusive: The Beat Premieres 'Too Many Faces'

    November 19, 2012 4:35 PM EST Here's the exclusive premiere of Cherri Bomb's new video, a day before you can see it anywhere else, plus host J.B. interviews the band, has headlines on One Direction, Hunter Hayes & more. All-girl L.A. rock group Cherri Bomb's new video for "Too Many Faces" is…

  9. 'Glee' Recap: There Are Worse Things Than a 'Grease' Episode

    November 16, 2012 10:35 AM EST Glease was the word Thursday night, with an entire episode devoted to songs from the classic musical. The music this episode is split between the general fun stuff ("Greased Lightning" the "Look At Me I'm Sandra Dee") that, while they fit, only contribute bits to the…

  10. Justin Bieber Brings 'Believe' Tour To Brooklyn: Show Report

    November 13, 2012 2:15 PM EST At the end of his performance on Monday night (Nov. 12) at Brooklyn's shiny new Barclays Center, Justin Bieber performed "Boyfriend," then "Baby." The one-two punch caused the piercing screams of the teen star's pint-sized Beliebers to rattle the arena one last…

  11. Ask Billboard: More Soundtrack Stopgap Hits

    October 30, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Long before Adele's 'Skyfall,' artists have bridged the gap between breakout albums and follow-ups with soundtrack smashes. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your…

  12. Lemmy on New Motorhead Album, Band's 40th Anniversary

    October 23, 2012 7:45 PM EDT The Motorhead crew plans to rev up for its next album in early 2013. "We're gonna start in the new year, go into the studio in January," frontman and iconic mainstay Lemmy Kilmister tells Billboard. It will be the group's first set of new material since "The World is…

  13. Top 10 James Bond Theme Songs Ever

    October 05, 2012 10:00 AM EDT James Bond celebrated his 50th anniversary on the silver screen October 5 with the release of Adele 's theme tune for the next Bond film, "Skyfall." The Brit singer's torch song, of course, joins a pantheon of famous 007 tracks. In honor of Bond's birthday and Adele&…

  14. 'Glee Recap: Makeovers, Sexy Dances and Sarah Jessica Parker

    September 28, 2012 8:45 AM EDT This week it's all about makeovers on "Glee," the forced kind as well as the transformations that come with age, experience and wisdom. On the surface, Sam and Brittany need to be made over to run for student council, Rachel needs to ditch her Ohio duds and get New York-ified -…

  15. 'Glee' Recap: Britney Spears, One More Time

    September 21, 2012 9:45 AM EDT Several 'Glee' characters are having a tough week, and Spears is the only way to convey that particular brand of pop misery "Glee" is cyclical, and the stories of high school kids have to follow repetitive molds -- back to school, holidays, class elections, prom, the…

  16. 21 Under 21: Ones To Watch 2012

    September 17, 2012 7:25 PM EDT You've already seen Billboard's 2012 list of 21 young stars under 21 who are burning the brightest in the music world, but these 12 brand-new artists could soon find their way onto the list. Return To "21 Under 21" Main Page Ryan Beatty (Age 16) On his way to becoming…

  17. The xx, 'Coexist': Track-By-Track Review

    September 07, 2012 2:30 PM EDT If you hated "xx," the xx 's haunting, Mercury Prize-winning 2009 debut, don't bother listening to their follow-up, "Coexist." The U.K. trio of Romy Madley-Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith have a popular formula -- Madley-Croft and Sim quietly sing about the…

  18. 2NE1 Invades America: Behind the Scenes With the K-Pop Phenomenon

    August 23, 2012 11:15 AM EDT Billboard exclusively goes backstage at K-Pop darlings 2NE1's first U.S. arena show. "I have to kill it. They've been waiting so long, I just have to kill it," says CL, leader of K-pop sensation 2NE1 . It's almost 9:30 p.m. and she and her bandmember's Prudential…

  19. Lollapalooza 2012: 15 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    August 06, 2012 11:15 AM EDT After the sweltering heat of Friday and the show-halting storm of Saturday, the closing Sunday of Lollapalooza 2012 struck a balance with the sun shining brilliantly on Chicago's Grant Park for the emotional wallop of Florence and the Machine , the ethereal sounds of Sigur Ros , and…

  20. Kitty Wells, Country Trailblazer, Dies at 92

    July 16, 2012 4:20 PM EDT Before Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain or Taylor Swift, there was Kitty Wells , the original "Queen of Country Music." Wells, who died at her Nashville-area home Monday morning at the age of 92, enjoyed a career that ran the gamut -- from 78 RPM to digital downloads, and in…

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