1. J. Dash Q&A: 'WOP' Auteur On Miley Cyrus' Viral Assist

    March 29, 2013 4:59 PM EDT Things changed drastically for Florida-based hip-hop artist J. Dash last Thursday, March 21, as his hit “WOP” from his 2012 release “Tabloid Truth” was vaulted from obscurity and went viral with the help of none other than Miley Cyrus, who uploaded a video of her twerkin’ to the song on…

  2. Justin Timberlake Hits No. 1 for First Time on Social 50 Chart

    March 28, 2013 9:00 PM EDT The "20/20" star is experiencing the top of the chart thanks to his new album. Move over Bieber, there's a new Justin in town (again). Concurrent with the release of Justin Timberlake's first album in 6 years, "The 20/20 Experience," the pop star has propelled…

  3. Hot 100 March Madness 2013: The Winner Is…

    March 28, 2013 5:00 PM EDT After three weeks of voting and hundreds of thousands of responses, we have a champion of the second annual Hot 100 March Madness -- and she looks a lot like last year's winner! Will.i.am & Britney Spears' "Scream & Shout" was voted the best song to reach the…

  4. Justin Timberlake Starts Atop Billboard 200, Earns Third-Largest Digital Week Ever

    March 27, 2013 11:00 AM EDT While JT earns the top debut of 2013 so far, Kacey Musgraves debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. As reported yesterday (March 26), Justin Timberlake comes roaring in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 968,000 copies of "The 20/20 Experience," according to Nielsen SoundScan…

  5. Gimme Five: Hot Chelle Rae's Dream Collaborators

    March 25, 2013 4:55 PM EDT Singer Ryan Follesé on the five artists, alive or dead, he'd most like to work with. Last month, Nashville pop-rock upstarts Hot Chelle Rae premiered their new single "Hung Up," the first look at the follow-up to their 2011 sophomore album "Whatever." Frontman…

  6. Hot 100 March Madness 2013: Vote In The Finals!

    March 25, 2013 12:38 PM EDT Cast your ballot for the best Top 5 single of the past year. Thirty-two songs entered, and now, only two stand: after four rounds of Billboard.com's Hot 100 March Madness, the fans have helped a pair of pop divas their respective brackets and reach the Finals. Will.i.am &…

  7. Baauer Tops Hot 100 for Fifth Week, Despite Continued Streaming Slide

    March 20, 2013 1:45 PM EDT "Harlem Shake" remains at No. 1, but a hefty loss in streaming closes the gap between the track and "Thrift Shop," which crowns Digital Songs for a 10th week. Plus: P!nk enters the Hot 100's top 10 Baauer leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week with "…

  8. Hot 100 March Madness 2013: Vote In The Final Four!

    March 19, 2013 3:00 PM EDT 0 Cast your ballot for the best Top 5 single of the past year. Will.i.am and Britney Spears took down another pop diva, Kelly Clarkson proved stronger than a formidable opponent and Rihanna watched one of her two pop hits get taken down by P!nk: the third round of voting in the…

  9. Will.i.am Sets Release Date For Long-Delayed '#Willpower' Album

    March 18, 2013 4:45 PM EDT Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Lil Wayne, Miley Cyrus, 2NE1 and many more are featured on the album. Will.i.am's oft-delayed, Twitter-friendly solo album "#willpower" is finally hitting stores next month. The follow-up to 2007's "Songs About Girls" will be…

  10. Will.i.am, Justin Bieber Collab '#THATPOWER' Hits the Web

    March 18, 2013 6:29 AM EDT 0 The new Will.i.am collaboration with Justin Bieber, “#THATPOWER,” is predictably gaining a lot of traction in the hours after its arrival online. Since hitting YouTube on Friday, the track has done more than a third of a million views. The song arrived this morning (March 18)…

  11. Ultra Music Festival Sets To Watch

    March 15, 2013 6:10 PM EDT Find out what acts you can't miss during Miami's Ultra weekends. Some things are inevitable at Ultra: Slamming main-stage sets from artists like Afrojack, Kaskade and David Guetta. The occasional pop star drop-by (e.g., Madonna, Will.i.am). Lots and lots of neon. But every year,…

  12. Hot 100 March Madness 2013: Vote in Round 3!

    March 15, 2013 4:20 PM EDT 0 Cast your ballot for the best Top 5 single of the past year. Taylor Swift and fun. fell down swiftly, Rihanna kept shining bright and the inevitable Britney-Katy showdown finally came to fruition: Round 2 of Billboard.com's Hot 100 March Madness has come to an end, with…

  13. Will.i.am & 2NE1's 'Take The World On' English Collab Revealed

    March 14, 2013 12:46 PM EDT Last year it was announced that will.i.am and 2NE1 would team up. Rumors and reports swirled that the Black Eyed Peas frontman would produce the K-pop girl group's English debut album. (It was also reported that the foursome would be featured on Will's “#willpower” solo album.) To…

  14. The Wynn Resort’s DJ Roster of Afrojack, Diplo and More Gets Animated: First Look

    March 13, 2013 5:32 PM EDT “World of Warcraft” creators draw Afrojack, Avicii, will.i.am and the rest of the Las Vegas crew. Wynn, the Las Vegas resort with four separate nightclubs to its name, has always had a little fun touting its squadron of exclusive resident DJs. During last year’s Miami Music Week the Wynn…

  15. Baauer Leads Hot 100 Again, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Rule Radio Songs

    March 13, 2013 1:36 PM EDT "Harlem Shake" spends a fourth week at No. 1, while runner-up "Thrift Shop" takes over atop the Radio Songs chart Baauer commands the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week with "Harlem Shake," although the viral sensation logs a second straight week of declines…

  16. Felix Da Housecat is Back: Exclusive Q&A and Stream

    March 11, 2013 2:00 PM EDT After four years off the map, the dance veteran returns with a new EP and Lee “Scratch” Perry album. “I think that electronic music being recognized in America is a great thing,” says dance music legend Felix da Housecat. “I think that DJs getting booked off of their Facebook likes or…

  17. Shystie Speaks Out on Azealia Banks' 'Control It' Diss: Exclusive

    March 08, 2013 1:45 PM EST 'Anything that comes out of the mouth of that girl [Azealia Banks] is total bulls--t,' the rapper says of her 'Control It' beef with Banks. Twenty-four hours after Shystie premiered the video for her and Azealia Banks' latest collaboration, "Control It,"…

  18. Hot 100 March Madness 2013: Vote Now in Round 1!

    March 06, 2013 2:05 PM EST 0 Cast your ballot for the best Top 5 single of the past year. Last year's Billboard.com Hot 100 March Madness put a twist on the ever-popular college basketball tournament and asked pop fans to vote for their favorite recent No. 1 song on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.…

  19. Bruno Mars Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    March 06, 2013 9:35 AM EST "Unorthodox Jukebox," along with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "The Heist," receive bumps from Amazon MP3 pricing. As forecasted last week , Bruno Mars claims his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as "Unorthodox Jukebox" jumps one slot to…

  20. Baauer's 'Harlem Shake' Tops Hot 100 for Second Week

    February 27, 2013 3:12 PM EST The viral sensation stays at the summit, fueled heavily by another week of stratospheric YouTube streaming totals. Plus, Lil Wayne reaches the top 10 Baauer leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Harlem Shake," the Brooklyn producer's viral smash that…

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