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  1. Bruno Mars Marks a Chart First With Hot 100 Leader 'Heaven'

    December 27, 2012 12:00 PM EST Bruno Mars remains atop the Billboard Hot 100, as "Locked Out of Heaven" spends a third week at No. 1. The song also crowns the Radio Songs chart for the first time. As it continues to lead Digital and On-Demand Songs, "Locked" ...

  2. PSY's 'Gangnam Style' Video Hits 1 Billion Views, Unprecedented Milestone

    December 21, 2012 10:05 AM EST PSYs "Gangnam Style" has just become the first video in the history of the Internet to reach and surpass one billion views. This morning (Dec. 21), Psy's mega-hit reached this unprecedented milestone just 27 days after surpassing Ju ...

  3. PSY's 'Gangnam Style' Becomes Most-Watched YouTube Video in History

    November 24, 2012 11:21 AM EST PSY's "Gangnam Style" is now the most-watched YouTube video of all time. The 4:13 clip from the South Korean rapper has earned approximately 803,761,000 views since it was posted on July 15, 2012. Early on Saturday, that total passe ...

  4. American Music Awards 2012: Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj Top Exuberant Night

    November 18, 2012 11:55 PM EST Justin Bieber took home Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards on Sunday night, a big win on a night that opened with another victory for the teen star. "This is for all the haters who thought that maybe I was just here for one or tw ...

  5. Morning Fix: AEG's UK Ticketing Service; US Copyright Alert System; Adele's Baby

    October 22, 2012 7:31 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters COPYRIGHT ALERT SYSTEM COMING WITHIN WEEKS: American Internet users can expect to see notifications from their Internet service providers in the coming weeks if they are kn ...

  6. Business Matters: The Big and Small Numbers of Psy's 'Gangnam Style'

    October 19, 2012 9:08 PM EDT Small numbers can tell a big story. Take Psy's "Gangnam Style," for example. His video has been watched about 501 million times on YouTube since being uploaded on July 15. The video is now No. 4 on YouTube's list of most-viewed ...

  7. Austin Mahone Signs With Chase/Universal Republic

    August 28, 2012 10:57 PM EDT Austin Mahone, the teen YouTube star dubbed "Baby Bieber," has signed a distribution deal with Chase Records through Universal Republic, the latter of which is home to Owl City, Florence + The Machine, the late Amy Winehouse and Dev. The ...

  8. 40 Under 40: Christopher "Tricky" Stewart

    August 02, 2012 3:47 PM EDT Christopher "Tricky" Stewart President of A&R, Epic Records Website: Epicrecords.com Twitter: @Trickystewart Putting Epic In The Zone With a career spanning a remarkable 22 years, Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer Christopher ...

  9. Justin Bieber Graduates High School, Announces 2013 UK Tour Dates, Has No. 1 Album

    July 02, 2012 1:37 PM EDT For most high school graduates, the things generally top of mind during commencement ceremonies might be prom, college, and perhaps summer employment. But for teen pop superstar Justin Bieber, his graduation might seem almost tangential compared t ...

  10. Official: Justin Bieber's 'Believe' Is Biggest Debut Of Year, Bows at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    June 26, 2012 8:00 PM EDT It's official. Justin Bieber's Believe has sold 374,000 in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan, garnering the 18-year-old his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. That's the most chart-toppers for any act in the ...

  11. Carly Rae Jepsen, Scooter Braun Talk Hot 100 Coronation

    June 13, 2012 4:05 PM EDT (Update: Jepsen's manager was previously misidentified. She is managed Jonathan Simkin.) Carly Rae Jepsen and Scooter Braun, founder of her imprint Schoolboy Records, are basking in the afterglow of her bouncy Interscope Records single " ...

  12. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call' Connects to Top of Hot 100 Chart, Katy Perry Jumps Into Top 10

    June 13, 2012 11:36 AM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen sends her pop culture juggernaut "Call Me Maybe" to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, dethroning Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know," featuring Kimbra, after eight weeks at the chart's summit. " ...

  13. Alan Jackson, Beach Boys, Neil Young Debut High On Billboard 200 Chart; Adele Returns to No. 1

    June 13, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Country king Alan Jackson debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with his latest effort, Thirty Miles West . The set sold 73,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is his first for EMI Nashville after more than 20 years wit ...

  14. Vevo Launches Certified Award for Videos With 100 Million Views

    June 06, 2012 1:42 PM EDT Vevo's top six certified Video's led by Justin Bieber's "Baby." Bragging rights in online video now have a name: Certified. On Wednesday Vevo unveiled the Certified Award it will give to those music videos that have reache ...

  15. Justin Bieber Talks New Mother's Day, Paternity Allegation Singles; Kanye, Drake, Usher Collabs

    May 04, 2012 6:20 AM EDT Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend" video arrived on Thursday (May 3), but the singer's already thinking about his next move. "My next single… I think it's 'As Long As You Love Me,' but I'm not sure," he s ...

  16. Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Debuts at No. 2 on Hot 100, Sells 521K Digitally

    April 04, 2012 11:36 AM EDT Fun.'s "We Are Young," featuring Janelle Monae, tops the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart for a fifth week, just holding off Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend," which bounds in at No. 2 with the second-highest-ever debut digita ...

  17. Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Breaks First-Week Airplay Record on Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Chart

    April 02, 2012 2:28 PM EDT Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez storm Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart with new singles, led by Bieber's record-breaking bow. Bieber's "Boyfriend" launches at No. 20 with 3 ...

  18. Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Bound For Big Hot 100 Debut Next Week

    March 27, 2012 5:20 PM EDT Justin Bieber's new single "Boyfriend" is off to a blazing sales and radio start, likely setting up a big debut on next week's Billboard Hot 100 chart. Released to digital retailers on Monday (March 26), the track, industry sou ...

  19. Backbeat: Justin Bieber Joins Elvis Duran and the Morning Show Team at New York's Z-100

    November 21, 2011 2:50 PM EST Photo Op: Billboard's Maggie Doherty, Elvis Duran, and Justin Bieber pose after the live segment aired on Z-100. (Photo: Shelby Case) Check out all of our Backbeats -- our exclusive look at the people behind the music business -- right here. ...

  20. Wonder Girls, One Direction Arrive on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

    November 18, 2011 6:55 AM EST K-pop group Wonder Girls arrives onto Billboard's Social 50 chart, jumping into the tally at No. 33 -- this week's highest debut. The release of the video for their latest single "Be My Baby" on Nov. 5 prompted a burst of eight ...

  21. Web Trends: Watch Nicki Minaj & Big Sean's New Video, Listen To The Weeknd's Lady Gaga Remix

    November 02, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Google Trends: 4. Ben Gibbard After announcing the split between Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel, people are searching about Death Cab For Cutie's lead singer. 6. Bieber Baby Star Magazine is running a cover story that claims a 20 year-old gi ...

  22. Adele's 'Someone Like You' Holds No. 1 on Hot 100 for Fifth Week; Rihanna, Drake on the Rise

    October 26, 2011 5:00 PM EDT While Adele's "Someone Like You" spends a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 song chart, Rihanna makes a play for the top spot, Drake vaults into the top 10 and Justin Bieber decorates the tally with the season's first holid ...

  23. Ludacris Signs Long-Term Publishing Deal With Imagem

    July 20, 2011 5:45 PM EDT Imagem Music has signed Ludacris to a worldwide exclusive, long-term co-publishing agreement, the company told Billboard.biz exclusively today (July 20). Ludacris - an actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist as well as a very distinctive, three-tim ...

  24. Rebecca Black to Self-Release New Single, EP

    July 11, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Rebecca Black is releasing a new single, her first since "Friday" became a viral video sensation. "My Moment" will debut on Black's Youtube channel starting at 8:00 p.m. on July 18 as well as the singer's official web ...

  25. Cody Simpson Debuts on Social 50 Thx to YouTube; Myspace Hijack Launches Girl Talk

    June 24, 2011 1:09 PM EDT Australian pop singer Cody Simpson enters the Social 50 chart at No. 32-for the first time-thanks to the premier of the video for his ballad "On My Mind." Since its release on June 17, the video has earned 293,000 plays, respectively (20 ...

  26. Justin Bieber, Eminem Top 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 11:00 PM EDT Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber and veteran rap star Eminem dominated the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, each taking home a total of six awards. For second place there was a six-way tie between Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Usher, Taylor Swift, Mumford & ...

  27. Usher Moves to WME From CAA

    April 20, 2011 8:01 PM EDT Singer-actor Usher Raymond has signed with WME in all areas. He was previously represented by CAA. The seven-time Grammy winner's self-titled debut came out in 1994 and he has released six albums since then, including two in 2010: Raymond v. ...

  28. Rebecca Black's 'Friday' Tops 100 Million YouTube Views

    April 13, 2011 10:26 AM EDT Just hours after passing the 99-million-view mark late Tuesday night, Rebecca Black's video for "Friday" surpassed the 100 million views at YouTube Wednesday morning, making it one of 43 videos to have done so. The low-budget, indep ...

  29. Arcade Fire, Justin Bieber Win at Canada's Junos, But Not Drake

    March 28, 2011 7:45 AM EDT As expected after their Grammy win and banner year, Arcade Fire took home the most Juno Awards in Toronto over the weekend, in part of a 40th anniversary celebration of the Canadian awards show that included Shania Twain, Neil Young and many other ...

  30. Lady Gaga, Muse, Miranda Lambert Light Up Grammys Stage, Win Early Awards

    February 13, 2011 10:39 PM EST Lady Gaga, Muse Light Up Grammys Stage, Win Early Awards There weren't that many awards given out during first 90 minutes of the 53rd annual Grammy awards telecast. Instead, music's biggest night kicked off by focusing on music, often mo ...

  31. Justin Bieber 'Real Hairstyle' Dolls Coming in August

    February 08, 2011 9:44 AM EST Those who didn't find the first line of Justin Bieber dolls to be swoon-worthy enough are in luck. After the first wave of the pop star's collectible figures flew off of toy store shelves in December, a new set of Bieber dolls will be re ...

  32. Breaking Bieber: In New Video Clip Manager Explains Grassroots Approach

    January 28, 2011 3:35 PM EST In the ongoing promotion for Justin Bieber's 3D biopic,"Never Say Never" (out Feb. 11), new clips are constantly trickling out online. In the latest, Bieber's manager Scooter Braun takes the lead, explaining how Justin's e ...

  33. New Study Shows Popular Musicians' Tweets Have Increasing Impact On Current Events

    January 07, 2011 12:00 AM EST News organizations had the most influence on the top Twitter topics in 2010 but some celebrities were not far behind, according to new research. Alok Choudhary, the chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department at Northwester ...

  34. Leaked Justin Bieber Track 'Ride' Is A Demo For Another Artist

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Another previously unheard Justin Bieber song has hit the web: "Ride," an uptempo dance track that leaked online Wednesday (Dec. 22) and finds the 16-year-old pop star reflecting on -- what else? -- love over 8-bit-style blips. Watchful ...

  35. Music Acts Top Twitter's Top 10 Re-Tweeted Tweets of 2010

    December 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Twitter has revealed its top 10 most re-Tweeted Tweets of the year, with music artists dominating the list. Drizzy Drake claimed the No. 2 spot, followed by Lil Wayne at No. 3 and Justin Bieber in fourth. The bottom five included Tweets from Joe J ...

  36. 'Bed Intruder Song,' Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga Top YouTube's Most Watched Videos of 2010

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST YouTube released its list of most watched videos for 2010, with the "Bed Intruder Song" topping the list of all videos worldwide, and Justin Bieber's "Baby" (feat. Ludacris) taking the top music video honors. "Baby&qu ...

  37. Web Trends: Black Eyed Peas, Bruno Mars, My Chemical Romance and more

    December 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Google Trends (As of 11 a.m.): There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: There are no music news/videos at this time. YouTube Most Viewed 24 Hours: 1. Chopsticks 2. 101204 3. Janicsák Veca [2010.12.04. Magya ...

  38. Mumford & Sons 'Over The Moon' At Double Grammy Nod

    December 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST British folk-rock act Mumford & Sons is celebrating its double Grammy nod. The band has recently returned from a tour in the U.S. where it has moved 428,000 copies of its debut "Sigh No More" according to Nielsen SoundScan. The band ...

  39. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber Nearing 1 Billion YouTube Views

    October 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber are both approaching a major milestone of the new music industry: one billion all-time YouTube views. Lady Gaga should pass one billion views around October 20 if she continues on her current pace, according to David Bi ...

  40. Justin Bieber Dolls to Hit Stores for the Holidays

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber dolls are coming to a toy store near you this holiday season, as merch company Bravado and The Bridge Direct, Inc. announced Tuesday (Sept. 28) that they've partnered to launch a line of collectible figures styled in the pop sta ...

  41. Lady Gaga Wins 8 MTV VMAs, Reveals 'Born This Way' Album Title

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga dominated the major awards at the 2010 MTV VMAs Sunday night (Sept. 12), winning a total of eight moonmen including video of the year, best female video and best pop video. Accepting video of the year for her provocative "Bad Romanc ...

  42. Lady Gaga Dominates MTV VMAs with Early Wins

    September 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga won the first three awards announced at the MTV VMAs in Los Angeles Sunday night (Sept. 12), taking home moon men for best dance video ("Bad Romance"), best collaboration video for "Telephone" featuring Beyoncé, and b ...

  43. Web Trends: Justin Bieber, Shakira, Prince, Guns N' Roses and more

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 4pm) No music terms currently trending on Google. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. All Star 4TH Selena Gomez Round And Round Usher OMG Baby Justin Bieber Somebody To Love Tayl ...

  44. Web Trends: Aaron Carter, Eminem, Green Day, Drake and more

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 11am) 18. Aaron Carter Reports have surfaced online that Aaron Carter has called off his engagement to Kari Anne Peniche. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. All Star 4TH Selena ...

  45. Justin Bieber, Hedley Win 3 MuchMusic Awards

    June 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber took home three trophies at his introduction to the MuchMusic Video Awards and performed to screaming fans at the ceremony in Toronto. Bieber, who sang "Baby" and "Somebody To Love," won for international video of ...

  46. Web Trends: Drake, John Fogerty, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and more

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Here Comes My Baby 2. The "Lemonade" Slumber Party 3. Szajka CeZika i polska muzyka 4. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie ...

  47. Web Trends: Bank Atlantic, Jimmy Dean, Pink Floyd and more

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 4. Bank Atlantic Roger Waters "The Wall Live" has added an additional night due to high demand, now performing back to back at the BankAtlantic Center on Nov. 13 and 14. 5. Jimmy Dean Donna Meade ...

  48. Web Trends: Justin Bieber, Usher, Jason Derulo and more

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. Eminem - Love The Way You Lie feat. Rihanna 3. Usher 'OMG' Live at SummerTime Ball ...

  49. Bieber-Mania Sparks Search for the Next Teen Sensation

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT What does 16-year-old Justin Bieber share in common with musical icons Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Nirvana and Britney Spears? They all, at one time or another, have inspired record company A&R executives en masse to aggressively sign up art ...

  50. Web Trends: 50 Cent, Janet Jackson, Greyson Chance, Gorillaz and More

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 6. 50 Cent Weight Loss Pictures Rapper 50 Cent lost a shocking 50 pounds as part of his role as a cancer patient in "Things Fall Apart." 15. Janet Jackson on American Idol Janet Jackson, Joe Cocke ...

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