1. 'Heavy Drinker' PSY Knew Snoop Dogg Was Perfect for 'Hangover' (Video Q&A)

    June 10, 2014 1:44 PM EDT You gotta hand it to PSY . The Korean superstar behind "Gangnam Style" writes about what he knows, with boozing it up being one of his particular areas of expertise.  "Yes, I'm a heavy drinker," PSY tells Billboard in a new interview. "I can honestly say …

  2. Michael Alig's Next Move? 'Club Kid Killer' Seeks Post-Prison Job

    May 09, 2014 5:57 PM EDT Even before Michael Alig, 48, was released from prison on May 5, after serving 17 years for first-degree manslaughter, speculation had turned to what the most notorious club kid of the 1990s would do for his next act. Based on interviews with friends, Alig, who pleaded guilty in 1997 to…

  3. Fan Ride!: David Bisbal Surprises Fans with a Ride to the Billboard Latin Music Concert 2014

    April 26, 2014 8:38 PM EDT Presented by Billboard and Ford, watch Bisbal surprise lucky fans with a ride to the Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Concert. "Today is a very special day," David Bisbal said on the day of the Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Concert (April 23)…

  4. Bruno Mars' 10 Biggest Billboard Hits

    January 30, 2014 1:59 PM EST Bruno Mars, Billboard's 2013 Artist of the Year , is set to heat up the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime stage with some help from the Red Hot Chili Peppers on Sunday (Feb. 2). The man certainly knows how to put on a great show , and he's also got a wealth of hits to choose from for…

  5. Miley Cyrus Announces 'Bangerz' Tour Dates

    November 06, 2013 11:01 AM EST It's a Party in the U.S.A. (and Canada) as Miley Cyrus will bring "Bangerz" across North America early next year with a 38-date arena trek, kicking off in Vancouver on Valentine's Day. The 20-year-old pop phenom announced the tour during a surprise appearance on a…

  6. Avenged Sevenfold Earns Second No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    September 04, 2013 11:00 AM EDT 0 Meanwhile, Big Sean and Juicy J bring new hip-hop LPs into the Top 5 Rock band Avenged Sevenfold comes flying in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week. The group's sixth studio album, "Hail to the King," opens atop the list, selling 159,000 copies in its first…

  7. Emmylou Harris Talks Second Annual Woofstock

    May 14, 2013 2:32 PM EDT Emmylou Harris tells Billboard that she has always been an animal lover, but having a pet on her well-traveled tour bus didn't click with her at first. "I really didn't have companion animals for most of my adult life. It didn't occur to me to take a dog on the bus with…

  8. Adele Debuts James Bond Theme: Listen to 'Skyfall'

    October 04, 2012 7:10 PM EDT As of 0:07 London time, Adele's James Bond theme song, "Skyfall," is streaming on her website and available on iTunes, a few weeks before the series' latest film, starring Daniel Craig, hits theaters. Adele's voice is accompanied by a 77-piece orchestra on the Paul…

  9. PSY in Close Race for Hot 100 No. 1

    October 04, 2012 6:40 PM EDT One Direction, Taylor Swift and Adele Also Aiming High The race for No. 1 is on. . . Again! While PSY 's "Gangnam Style" almost claimed the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week -- in the closest race for the top since February -- Maroon 5 remained at No. 1 with "…

  10. Adele's James Bond Theme, 'Skyfall,' Debuts Thursday

    October 01, 2012 1:20 PM EDT It's official: Adele is going 007. The singer-songwriter confirmed today that she has recorded the theme song for the upcoming James Bond "Skyfall" film, and it will be available for download this week. The song will premiere on the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film…

  11. Hot Tours: Madonna, Lady Gaga, Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson Tour

    July 16, 2012 4:45 PM EDT Though her album "MDNA" has been a relative disappointment since opening at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 359,000 sold in its first sales frame (75% of its total to date), Madonna continues to be one of the world's top touring draws. The Material Girl tops Billboard's…

  12. Hot Tours: Phish, Elton John, Bob Seger

    January 23, 2012 1:00 PM EST Legendary jam band Phish tops Hot Tours with ticket sales totals reported from its traditional year ending run of concerts at the partially refurbished Madison Square Garden in New York City. The band played the arena to close out 2011 with sellout shows on each night from Dec. 28 through New…

  13. Hot Tours: Bob Seger, Guns N' Roses, Joe McElderry

    January 13, 2012 3:40 PM EST The legendary Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band lead the latest pack of Hot Tours with box office grosses reported from just one performance...at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Tickets ranged from $45 to a top price of $250 for the sold out concert on Dec. 28th that drew 14,465 fans.…

  14. Hot Tours: Pearl Jam, Dolly Parton, Taylor Swift

    December 16, 2011 12:05 PM EST Veteran band Pearl Jam tops the weekly Hot Tours tally with $25.4 million in ticket sales totals reported from eight venues on its recent concert tour through South and Central America. Kicking off with two performances at Morumbi Stadium in São Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 3-4, the band played in…

  15. Game's 'R.E.D.' Bows at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    August 31, 2011 11:00 AM EDT Game 's "R.E.D" album arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 98,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan, marking the rapper's third chart-topping set following 2005's "The Documentary" and 2007's "Doctor's Advocate." His last album, "…

  16. Justin Bieber Documentary Tops DVD Sales Chart

    May 19, 2011 9:41 AM EDT DVD buyers had Bieber fever last week; Blu-ray Disc fans, not so much. Paramount Home Entertainment topped the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart the week ending May 15 with " Justin Bieber : Never Say Never," while on the research house's dedicated Blu-ray Disc chart,…

  17. Hot Tours: Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Katy Perry

    May 12, 2011 2:25 PM EDT B on Jovi claims the No. 1 ranking on this week's list of Hot Tours based on ticket sales from concerts that occurred during March in five North American markets. Arenas in Chicago, San Antonio, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and Vancouver hosted the legendary rock band with sellout crowds at…

  18. Hot Tours: Kenny Chesney, Lady Gaga, The Allman Brothers Band

    April 28, 2011 6:20 PM EDT Kenny Chesney 's Goin' Coastal Tour ranks first among this week's 10 top-grossing tours with box office totals reported from four markets. Along with arenas in Portland, Maine, Uncasville, Conn. and Wichita, Kan., the country superstar also performed at Cowboys Stadium in…

  19. 'New Moon' Rises To No. 1 on Billboard 200

    October 28, 2009 11:00 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack rises to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, selling 153,000 copies (up 33%) in its first full week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic album, which features music by Death Cab for Cutie, Thom Yorke and…

  20. Hot Tours: U2, AC/DC, Britney Spears

    October 01, 2009 10:32 AM EDT Following a sold out European leg of their "360 Tour" during the summer, U2 is now on the road in North America with totals from the first four stadiums on the schedule reported during the latest survey period (Sept. 23-29). Highest totals came from Giants Stadium in East Rutherford…

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