1. Beyonce Doubles Up in Top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    March 06, 2014 7:24 PM EST "Partition" hits No. 9, joining "Drunk in Love" (No. 4) in the top 10 In its 10th week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Beyonce’s “Partition” catapults 29-9 to join her Jay Z-assisted “Drunk in Love” (No. 4) in the top 10. The last time a female artist had two songs in the…

  2. SISTAR's Soyu & Junggigo Send 'Some' to No. 1 on K-Pop Hot 100

    February 21, 2014 8:40 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring BTS, S.M. The Ballad, Sung Si-Kyung, Ladies' Code, TVXQ! and more. It's a SISTAR-SISTAR switch at the top of the K-Pop Hot 100 this week. Just five months after member Soyou  topped the chart with her collaboration "…

  3. Hyorin Earns 2014's Longest-Running K-Pop No. 1, B.A.P Enters Heatseekers Albums

    February 17, 2014 8:39 PM EST K-pop chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring Soyu, Junggigo, Ga In, TVXQ!, Rain, 2NE1 and more SISTAR leader Hyorin leads the K-Pop Hot 100 for a third week with her soundtrack ballad "Goodbye." Three weeks atop the K-Pop chart makes "Goodbye" the…

  4. 15 K-Pop Songs to Add to Your Valentine's Day Makeout Playlist: 2NE1, SISTAR, 2PM & More

    February 13, 2014 9:40 PM EST Does language really matter here? Just in time for Valentine's Day, K-Town brings you 15 tracks sure to set the mood this holiday. It makes no difference if you speak Korean or even if you're a K-pop fan, the truth of the matter is: It's hard to resist sweet crooning or a…

  5. K-Pop Hot 100: M.C. the Max Rules, Girl's Day Earns Highest-Charting Single

    January 13, 2014 9:12 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond, featuring Rain, Lyn, PSY, BoA, TVXQ! and more. Breaking a seven-year hiatus, rock-pop band M.C. The Max -- comprised of lead vocalist LSU, leader/bassist Jae Yoon and drummer Chun Minhyuk -- finally released its long-awaited seventh LP, …

  6. Yoon Mi Rae Earns First K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1 With 'Touch Love'

    September 05, 2013 9:55 PM EDT A deeper look at the K-Pop Hot 100 this week featuring Yoon Mi Rae, SISTAR's Hyorin, TEEN TOP, Sunmi, Lyn, SPICA and more. With over two decades in the industry under her belt, rapper/singer Yoon Mi Rae has a huge new hit with her single "Touch Love," a soundtrack…

  7. 4Minute to Extend Promotions After First No. 1 on K-Pop Hot 100

    May 29, 2013 7:30 PM EDT minute is riding high on their comeback with new track "What's Your Name?" which rose to No. 1 on the K-Pop Hot 100 in its fourth week on the chart -- an unexpected move to everyone from K-pop fans to their label. As anyone who follows the Billboard Korea K-Pop Hot 100 knows…

  8. Cho Yong Pil Knocks PSY From No. 1 on K-Pop Hot 100

    April 28, 2013 11:32 PM EDT The king is back and he’s doing it big. As speculated last week , Cho Yong Pil (sometimes referred to as the Michael Jackson of Korea) shoots to the No. 1 spot, from No. 47 last week, with "Bounce" off his highly-anticipated 19th album, "Hello" (released April 27). Cho…

  9. Marva Whitney, Soul Sister No. 1 in James Brown Revue, Dies at 68

    December 24, 2012 11:20 AM EST Marva Whitney , a fiery voiced funk singer who toured and collaborated with James Brown -- along the way earning the title "Soul Sister #1" -- died on Saturday at age 68, according to a Facebook page dedicated to her. "She left us with a legacy that will shine forever,"…

  10. K-Pop Hot 100 Chart: Top 10 Songs of the Past Year & Birthday Wishes From Big Stars

    August 23, 2012 5:10 PM EDT Psy, Wonder Girls, T-ara, Sistar & More Wish The K-Pop Hot 100 a Happy Birthday It's been a wonderful year for Korean music and also for Billboard; it was this week one year ago (Aug. 25, 2011) that Billboard launched the K-Pop Hot 100 chart. We've watched great No. 1's…

  11. 20 Top K-Pop Moments of the Year

    August 21, 2012 7:15 PM EDT K-Pop, the unique blend of pop and electronica that hails from South Korea, has been around for decades. But over the past 12 months, some of K-pop's biggest names - 2NE1, Psy, Wonder Girls, Girls' Generation and IU -- have set their sights on the U.S. and helped the genre amass…

  12. Day in the Life: Team StarKid (Featuring Darren Criss)

    May 31, 2012 2:30 PM EDT It's 2:30 p.m. and Team StarKid is supposed to start a rehearsal for their final Los Angeles show, but the cause of the rehearsal, Darren Criss, is a few minutes late. It's by no means a diva move on Darren's part, despite the "Glee" star being the most well known…

  13. K-Pop Hot 100: Indie Band Busker Busker Bows at No. 1

    April 11, 2012 12:20 AM EDT Busker Busker, the final contestant on the popular audition program "Superstar K3," is bringing something new to the Korean music industry. The band - comprised of Beom-June Jang (lead vocals/guitar), Hyung-Tae Kim (bass), and Brad Moore (drums) - made their official debut on March…

  14. K-Pop Hot 100: BIGBANG Is Unstoppable

    March 13, 2012 8:30 PM EDT Debuting at No. 1 last week, with their lead single "Blue," BIGBANG -- as predicted -- has gone on to dominate the top of the chart taking no less than half of the spots of the Top 10 on this week's K-Pop Hot 100 chart. The excitement around the new EP "Alive" has…

  15. K-Pop Hot 100: BIGBANG & miss A Unseat Lyn

    March 07, 2012 2:30 PM EST As predicted last week , BIGBANG and miss A were the two acts to watch as both their new singles made big strides up the K-Pop Hot 100 at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, pushing four-week chart topper Lyn and her soundtrack single, "To Turn Back Hands of Time," to No. 3. The eclectic boy…

  16. K-Pop Hot 100: Lyn on Verge of Record With 4th Week at No. 1

    February 29, 2012 10:10 AM EST While ratings stay high for the popular Korean TV drama, "The Moon That Embraces The Sun," the single to its soundtrack continues to rule the K-Pop Hot 100. Female vocal virtuoso, Lyn, sits comfortably atop the chart for her fourth consecutive week. Lyn may find herself tying (and…

  17. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox Theater, with eight nominations, including…

  18. K-Pop Hot 100: Lyn Remains at No. 1

    February 14, 2012 12:25 AM EST The Super Bowl is the ultimate indication of how important television can be to a song's longevity. This week's No. 1 on the K-Pop Hot 100 knows this better than anyone as female solo phenom Lyn spends another week at the top spot with "Turn Back Hands of Time." Her chart…

  19. Inside Darren Criss' Team StarKid: From 'A Very Potter Musical' to SPACE Tour

    November 28, 2011 3:30 PM EST As Team StarKid took the stage Saturday night (Nov. 26) at Irving Plaza, they did so in a cheeky parody of 'N Sync's second-ever American tour -- something many fans in the room were too young to remember. On that tour 'N Sync entered in slow motion and wearing space helmets --…

  20. 'American Idol' Top 5 Group Auditions, from Lauren Alaina to Jacee Badeaux

    February 17, 2011 12:30 AM EST Things certainly got interesting in the second, two-hour installment of Hollywood Week on "American Idol," as the group performances brought out the high drama between contestants. Between group changes, in-fighting, Bruno Mars covers and Steven Tyler singing a few notes of his own,…

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