1. 'High School Musical' Was a Chart-Topping Phenomenon 10 Years Ago

    January 20, 2016 6:55 PM EST When Disney Channel’s TV movie High School Musical premiered on Jan. 20, 2006, it was a ratings blockbuster that immediately translated into massive success on Billboard’s music charts. 'High School Musical' Cast Reminisces About Filming, Fans & More at 10-Year Reunion …

  2. 'High School Musical 3' Actor Justin Martin Arrested After Shootout With Cops

    July 16, 2015 4:34 AM EDT High School Musical 3 star Justin Martin has been arrested after an alleged shootout with cops.  After a chase, Boston police say Martin turned and pointed his gun without firing, but his companion did fire at officials. Shots were fired back, though Martin wasn’t hit. Martin was caught and…

  3. Is the Mayan Riviera the Next Ibiza? Where to Stay, Eat and Dance

    July 03, 2015 8:00 AM EDT From the full-moon DJ raves in Tulum to pop-up music venues deep in the Sian Ka'an bio-reserve, the Mayan Riviera, on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, is up there with Ibiza as a top music vacay destination. Where To Stay With more than 12 room types and 80 cabanas, Papaya Playa Project …

  4. Zac Efron Is a DJ With a Dream in 'We Are Your Friends': Watch the Trailer

    May 19, 2015 7:27 PM EDT Zac Efron  has made the full musical transformation from Disney teenage heartthrob to DJ with his newest movie, We Are Your Friends .  Zac Efron's Best Musical Moments The film also stars Emily Ratajkowski (of Gone Girl and that "Blurred Lines" video ) and was written and…

  5. Zac Efron Spotted In His Undies on the Set of 'Dirty Grandpa'

    April 28, 2015 5:10 PM EDT The paparazzi caught Zac Efron  looking, well, a little underdressed in a pair of tight nude underwear that left very little to the imagination. As it turns out, he was just on set at Georgia's Tybee Island for his upcoming movie Dirty Grandpa .  Happy Birthday, Zac Efron: Here are 7 of…

  6. Rewinding the Charts: In 2006, 'High School Musical' Started Something New

    March 11, 2015 10:05 AM EDT The Disney Channel's hit 2006 movie launched Zac Efron's career and spawned two sequels, three No. 1 albums and paved the way for TV musicals such as 'Glee.' WHEN THE SOUNDTRACK TO THE Disney Channel's High School Musical topped the Billboard 200 on March 11, 2006, it…

  7. Zac Efron Loves Dillon Francis' Remix of 'That Awkward Moment' Tune

    September 25, 2014 10:50 AM EDT You say "Zac Efron" and "music" in the same sentence and people are sure to get excited about a High School Musical reunion of some kind. (Or hey, maybe you're more of a Hairspray person.) That's not happening, but Efron is sharing some of his new music faves:…

  8. Rita Ora Unleashes Zac Efron's Abs at MTV Movie Awards: Watch

    April 14, 2014 10:25 AM EDT This is the part of the article where we say something like "Zac Efron lost his shirt" at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday. The actor was awkwardly accepting the Best Shirtless Performance award for his performance in this year's "That Awkward Moment" when British…

  9. Rihanna Remains Atop Hot 100, Adds Radio Songs Reign

    December 05, 2012 4:00 PM EST As 'Diamonds' dominates the Hot 100 for a third week, it takes over Radio Songs. Plus, will.i.am and Britney Spears start just outside the top 10 As' "Locked Out of Heaven" (4-2) by approximately 2,500 chart points. "Diamonds" dips by 9% in overall points,…

  10. Macy Gray Re-Imagines Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book'

    September 19, 2012 9:10 AM EDT Macy Gray channels Stevie Wonder for her next project, a reinterpretation of the living legend's classic album "Talking Book." The Oct. 30 release of the 429 Records/Savoy Label Group project coincides with the 40th anniversary of the original recording. The hits "Sunshine…

  11. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber Win Big at Teen Choice Awards

    July 23, 2012 9:10 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga" is gonna need a bigger garage. It was announced at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards that the supernatural franchise has won 41 surfboard-shaped trophies since 2008, including two awards earned this year for the penultimate film installment, "The Twilight…

  12. Demi Lovato and 'Glee's' Kevin McHale to Host 2012 Teen Choice Awards

    July 12, 2012 12:15 PM EDT "The X Factor" judge Demi Lovato and "Glee" actor Kevin McHale, who plays Artie Abrams on the hit Fox series, have been set to host Fox's Teen Choice Awards, airing live on Sunday, July 22. Lovato was announced as host earlier this week, and McHale was added to the…

  13. Taylor Swift Lends Her Voice to 'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax' Film

    March 17, 2011 3:32 PM EDT T aylor Swift has joined the ensemble voicecast of "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax," Universal and Illumination Entertainment's CGI-animated adaptation of the children's book classic. Swift joins Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron , Rob Riggle and Betty White in the tale of a…

  14. Billboard Bits: Cher on 'Burlesque' Oscar Snub, Ke$ha Sued By Former Manager

    January 25, 2011 6:00 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Cher Responds to 'Burlesque' Oscar Snub In today's Oscar nomination flurry , many noticed that "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me Yet," the "Burlesque" song written by Diane…

  15. Billboard Bits: Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens Split, Matt Cardle Wins 'X Factor'

    December 13, 2010 7:34 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens Split "High School Musical" co-stars Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens have ended their four-year relationship. A source close to the couple says that the relationship simply …

  16. Chart Beat Thursday: Taio Cruz, Ludacris, Peter Gabriel

    March 11, 2010 2:35 PM EST RECORD 'BREAK'-ER: As previously reported , Taio Cruz skyrockets 53-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with his maiden chart entry, "Break Your Heart," featuring Ludacris . The song's ascent to the apex marks the biggest jump to No. 1 for an artist's first Hot 100…

  17. Beyonce's 'Obsessed' Tops Weekend Box Office

    April 27, 2009 10:51 AM EDT Sony Screen Gems' suspense film "Obsessed" captivated the domestic box office over its first weekend as the Beyonce Knowles-Idris Elba starrer proved more dominant than expected with an estimated $28.5 million. Three other wide openers saw mixed results. Universal's bare…

  18. School's Back In Session

    October 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "High School Musical" made its debut in January 2006 on the Disney Channel, becoming a surprise and massive hit, spawning a best-selling soundtrack and theme shows. "High School Musical" made its debut in January 2006 on the Disney Channel, becoming a surprise and massive…

  19. Ashley Tisdale Graduates 'High School'

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ashley Tisdale is taking strides to capitalize on the heat generated by her "High School Musical" career. Ashley Tisdale is taking strides to capitalize on the heat generated by her "High School Musical" career. Tisdale, known for playing rich-girl Sharpay Evans in Disney…

  20. 'High School Musical 4' Already In The Works

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Even before "High School Musical 3" hits movie theaters in the fall, Disney Channel is starting work on "High School Musical 4." Even before "High School Musical 3" hits movie theaters in the fall, Disney Channel is starting work on "High School Musical 4.…

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