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  1. Rebecca Black's First-Week Sales: Not Bad, But Not In The Millions ...

    March 22, 2011 12:13 PM EDT Contrary to several media reports, Rebecca Black is not netting hundreds of thousands of dollars from the more than 33 million YouTube views of her uber-viral video "Friday" or its digital sales. However, she's not doing badly. The ...

  2. Pitbull, Jamie Lynn Noon Heat Up Social 50 Chart

    March 17, 2011 12:14 PM EDT While Lady Gaga continues to hold court atop the Social 50, Jamie Lynn Noon hits the top 10 and Pitbull charges 20-12 to a new peak. Popular YouTube act Noon rises 12-8 -- visiting the top 10 for the first time. She continues to be a phenom on MyS ...

  3. Lady Gaga Donates Wristband Proceeds to Japan Relief Efforts

    March 14, 2011 11:07 AM EDT In response to the devastating tsunami and earthquake that hit Japan on Friday (Mar. 11), Lady Gaga has designed a "Japan Prayer Bracelet," with all proceeds for the wristband going to relief efforts. The pop star posted the announcement ...

  4. Jennifer Lopez Debuts on Social 50 Chart

    March 10, 2011 11:03 AM EST Lady Gaga reclaims the crown on the Social 50 this week, bumping Justin Bieber back down to No. 2, while Chris Brown makes a handsome jump up the tally and Jennifer Lopez debuts. Gaga posted a 15% jump in new weekly Twitter followers while she als ...

  5. Adele Rallies on Social 50; Bieber Still No. 1

    March 03, 2011 11:50 AM EST While most of the Social 50 chart is rather sleepy this week -- there are
only four re-entries and zero debuts -- the most exciting news comes from the woman who just debuted at No. 1 the Billboard 200 albums chart: Adele. She vaults 37-23 on ...

  6. Eminem Overtakes Michael Jackson As Most 'Liked' Artist On Facebook

    March 01, 2011 3:34 PM EST After surpassing Lady Gaga last week as the most 'liked' living artist on Facebook, Eminem has overtaken Michael Jackson to claim sole ownership of the most 'liked' artist on Facebook -- period. The rapper born Marshall Mathers ...

  7. Eminem Overtakes Lady Gaga As Most 'Liked' Living Artist On Facebook

    February 24, 2011 12:26 PM EST Eminem It's official -- Eminem is the most 'liked' living artist on Facebook. The Detroit rapper overtook Lady Gaga this week for the distinction, currently coming in at over 28,883,000 'likes' as opposed to Gaga's 28 ...

  8. Chart Moves: Grammys, Grammys, Grammys! (And Ella Fitzgerald)

    February 24, 2011 11:39 AM EST Ella lands her highest charting album in almost 50 years (Photo: Getty Images) The Billboard 200: Grammys! Grammys!! Grammys!!!: As detailed yesterday in our usual Wednesday chart story , the 53rd Grammy Awards smiled on the Billboard charts this ...

  9. Radiohead, 'The King of Limbs' and Music Business Acumen in 2011

    February 22, 2011 7:29 AM EST Serious Fans First -- The new music business model axiom says access over ownership...except in this case. If you want Radiohead's "The King of Limbs" you'll have to legally or illegally download it. None of the subscription se ...

  10. Lady Gaga Talks Target Deal for 'Born This Way'

    February 18, 2011 4:12 PM EST When Lady Gaga's camp announced that it would be releasing an exclusive edition -- complete with remixes and three additional studio cuts -- of the upcoming "Born This Way" album at Target, it excited some of her Little Monsters for ...

  11. Target's Public Relations Vice President On Company's Relationship With Lady Gaga, LGBT Initiatives

    February 18, 2011 12:10 PM EST What follows is an edited transcript of Billboard Editorial Director Bill Werde's interview with Target Vice President of Public Relations Dustee Tucker Jenkins, regarding the company's partnership with Lady Gaga to release an exclusive ...

  12. Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' On Track To Become 1000th No. 1 Single In Billboard Hot 100 History

    February 14, 2011 1:56 PM EST After its first three days of availability, Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" rockets to a record-setting debut on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart. And thanks to exceptionally strong opening digital sales estimates ...

  13. Arcade Fire, Lady Antebellum Big Winners At 2011 Grammys

    February 14, 2011 12:30 AM EST The 2011 Grammys ended with a major shocker as Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire beat out platinum pop stars Eminem, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry for the night's big award, Album of the Year for "The Suburbs." The eight-member ensemble ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Interscope Rolls Out Red Carpet for Il Volo During Grammy Week

    February 12, 2011 10:20 PM EST Italian teen trio Il Volo, on its first trip to America, were feted at Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair's home in Brentwood, California on Thursday night. Fair and Interscope head Jimmy Iovine signed the teenage tenors (Gianluca Ginoble, Pier ...

  16. Interscope Rolls Out Red Carpet for Il Volo During Grammy Week

    February 12, 2011 5:40 PM EST Italian teen trio Il Volo, on its first trip to America, were feted at Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair's home in Brentwood, California on Thursday night. Fair and Interscope head Jimmy Iovine signed the teenage tenors (Gianluca Ginoble, Pier ...

  17. Lady Gaga Teams Up With Target For Deluxe Album, Free Download

    February 10, 2011 12:52 PM EST Lady Gaga's quick Twitter announcement on Monday -- "Can't wait any longer, single coming Friday" -- was not a tease to her fans, as the pop star's new single, "Born This Way," is officially set to be released to ...

  18. Sara Bareilles Discusses Grammy Nod, Fashion Pressure @ Grammy 2011 Career Day

    February 10, 2011 10:37 AM EST Officially-sanctioned events leading up to Sunday's live show kicked off on Wednesday, and a Grammy Career Day event was punctuated by a live performance from nominated artist, Sara Bareilles. Click Here For .biz's Complete Grammys Centr ...

  19. Lady Gaga Manager Teams With Industry Vets For Atom Factory Licensing

    January 31, 2011 9:30 PM EST Music manager Troy Carter, who counts Lady Gaga as his No. 1 client, executive Vincent Herbert, president of Streamline Records, Gaga's label home, music supervisor Paul Stewart and the multi-platinum producing team the Co-Stars have teamed f ...

  20. Ke$ha's 'Tik Tok' Is The World's Top Selling Digital Single; American Artists Dominate Chart

    January 20, 2011 12:00 AM EST Confectionary American pop singer and rapper, Ke$ha, had the world's biggest selling digital single with "Tik Tok" in 2010, according to the annual digital music report published today by the International Federation of the Phonogra ...

  21. Lady Gaga Premieres 'Born This Way' Remix at Mugler Fashion Show

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST At Thierry Mugler men's fashion show in Paris today (Jan. 19), Lady Gaga premiered a remix of the title track off her highly anticipated album, "Born This Way," out May 23 (below). Gaga confirmed her involvement in the Thierry Mugle ...

  22. Lady Gaga Expected to Be 2011's Highest-Earning Act With Over $100 Million

    January 13, 2011 12:00 AM EST Pop superstar Lady Gaga, who landed at No. 7 on Forbes' 2010 list of the world's highest-earning musicians, will likely rise to the top of that enviable roster in 2011, says Forbes, which on Wednesday gave three sounds reasons of why tha ...

  23. Lady Gaga, Eminem, Arcade Fire Set to Perform at Grammy Awards

    January 13, 2011 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga, Eminem, the Arcade Fire, Miranda Lambert, Cee Lo Green and Katy Perry will perform at the 2011 Grammy Awards on Feb. 13, it was announced Thursday (Jan. 13). Eminem, who leads the 53rd annual awards with 10 nominations and has 11 wins a ...

  24. Lady Gaga to Perform at Grammy Awards: Report

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST Could Lady Gaga be performing at the 2011 Grammy Awards? Although performers have yet to be announced for the Feb. 13 ceremony, the pop star's choreographer hinted on Twitter that Gaga will return to the Grammy stage for a second year -- coin ...

  25. Bieber and The Who? UMG In Talks With Tommy Hilfiger To Develop Musician Clothing Lines

    January 10, 2011 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group and fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger are reportedly in negotiations to develop fashion collections for UMG's artist roster. Hilfiger's Music and Entertainment and Sports Holdings (MESH), formed last year, is planning ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. @CES 2011: Lady Gaga Unveils New Digital Polaroid Products

    January 06, 2011 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga proved to be the star of the first official day of CES 2011, taking the stage in the Polaroid booth to unveil a line of products she helped design. The Polaroid booth was jammed with throngs of fans, press, and passersby who stood around ...

  28. Lady Gaga Tweets New Album's Bare-Cheeked Photo & May Release Date; First Single Coincides With Grammy Appearance

    January 01, 2011 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga rang in the New Year with a major announcement for her little monsters: "Born This Way," the highly anticipated follow-up album to her breakthrough debut, "The Fame," will be released on May 23, 2011. The set's t ...

  29. Beyonce With $87 Million Dollars Is Highest Ranked Musician On Forbes Moneymakers List

    December 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga, Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus may have commanded more headlines in 2010, but none of them banked as much money as Beyoncé over the past year, according to Forbes' list of Hollywood's 20 Highest Earners of 2010 . The R&B/p ...

  30. Yoko: John Lennon 'Would Have Loved' Lady Gaga, Facebook

    December 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Yoko Ono believes that John Lennon "would love the way the world has changed," from its new pop superstars to the digital revolution, if he were still alive today. In a new interview with the U.K.'s Daily Mail , the veteran artist a ...

  31. Beats By Dre Developers File Lawsuit Against Headphone Startup Fanny Wang

    December 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Monster Cable and Beats Electronics, the companies behind the Beats by Dre line of headphones, have filed a lawsuit against startup headphone manufacturer Fanny Wang . The lawsuit, filed four days after the company's launch, among other thing ...

  32. Madonna Banned from Piers Morgan's CNN Show

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Don't expect Piers Morgan to interview Madonna when his CNN show premieres in January. "She is too vegan for TV," Morgan was quoted saying by the U.K. media. "We have Lady Gaga now so Madonna is banned from my show." Morga ...

  33. German Hackers Allegedly Steal Music From Gaga

    December 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST German police are investigating two hackers who allegedly stole songs from Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Kesha and Kelly Clarkson, selling them online and forcing the advanced release of several singles. Chief prosecutor in the city of Duisberg Ro ...

  34. Alicia Keys Pushes Social Ban For Charity

    November 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys has organized a number of artists, actors and others to hold off from contributing to all social media until $1 million is raised for her Keep a Child Alive charity. The move, timed to coincide with World Aids Day this coming Wednesday ...

  35. Lollapalooza Expands Into Chile

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lollapalooza owners C3 Presents, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment and founder Perry Farrell will work with Chile's Lotus Producciones, to create a South American version of Lollapalooza this spring. The successful U.S. music fest will la ...

  36. Q&A With MTV's Music And Talent Head Amy Doyle

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST MTV removed the words "music television" from its logo earlier this year, but with the not-so-sudden surge in the popularity of music videos (thanks in no small part to YouTube), it's getting back in the music game. When it comes to ...

  37. Jazmine Sullivan to Receive Billboard's Rising Star Award for Women in Music

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Following the success of her breakthrough album "Fearless" and impressive start to her forthcoming sophomore set "Love Me Back," Grammy-nominated R&B singer/songwriter Jazmine Sullivan will receive the Rising Star Award at ...

  38. VIDEO: Manager Troy Carter On Lady Gaga Mgmt Strategies

    November 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Coalition Media Group CEO Troy Carter sat down at the Billboard Conference and Awards and discussed the structure of the management team behind Lady Gaga and Greyson Chance, analyzed the set-up of Taylor Swift's recent success, talked Gaga� ...

  39. French Protests Nix Lady Gaga's Paris Shows

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has postponed two Lady Gaga shows in Paris this weekend because of the strikes and protests in France over the plan to raise the retirement age. The Oct. 22 and Oct. 23 shows at Paris Bercy have been postponed until Dec. 19 and Dec. 20 ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. BACKBEAT: MTV Celebrates The VMAs With Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Kanye And More

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards took place in Hollywood on September 12 and played host to the biggest artists of 2010. Honored for their video work this year were Lady Gaga, for Video of the Year, Best Pop Video, Best Female video, and 5 other ca ...

  42. Web Trends: Lady Gaga, Eminem, Cher, Madonna and more

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): 6. Lady Gaga meat dress Lady Gaga accepted her "Video of the Year" Moon Man in a dress that looked like raw meat. (Also trending at #13) 15. Jay-Z/Eminem Yankee Stadium The two rapper heavyweights will be perfo ...

  43. MTV VMA Ratings Up 27% Over 2009

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Say what you will about Chelsea Handler, her hosting job didn't hurt the VMA's ratings. MTV's annual event drew its biggest audience for any telecast on the network since 2002. The VMAs had 11.4 million viewers, up 27% from 2009. In ...

  44. MTV VMAs: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sure, the red carpet and the show was televised-but that's still only a part of the madness that went down at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Here are 15 things from backstage and on the scene that you did ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. Taylor Swift Absolves Kanye In New Song

    September 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift has absolved Kanye West of last year's onstage sin with one somber song. The 20-year-old delivered a poignant and powerful ode about West at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles that instead of criticizing hi ...

  48. Lady Gaga, Producer Withdraw Dueling NY Lawsuits

    September 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT They may have had a bad romance, but now there's an amicable professional split between Lady Gaga and a music producer who said he helped launch her career, though she ditched him as both a collaborator and a boyfriend on the road to stardom. ...

  49. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Comma's Bonny Dolan

    August 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Bonny Dolan Title: Executive Producer, Comma Panel: Sept. 15 2:30 p.m. Music Supervision 101: Finding the Perfect Song; 5:30 p.m. Networking Happy Hour. For more information or to register for our Music & Advertising conference in Chicag ...

  50. 2011 ECHO Awards Date Set

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The German Phonographic Academy, the cultural institute of the German Federal Music Industry Association (BVMI), has confirmed that the 2011 ECHO Music Awards will take place March 24 at the Berlin Fairground. In line with this year's ceremon ...

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