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  1. How Lady Gaga Pulled Off the Impossible: A Multimillion Dollar 'ARTPOP' Release Party Without Sponsorship (Exclusive)

    November 12, 2013 11:28 AM EST Lady Gaga on Sunday night (Nov. 10) at the Brooklyn Navy Yard pulled off the seemingly impossible: an extravagant spectacle of a record release party for “ARTPOP " complete with a flying dress, decadent artRave with priceless artwork, ...

  2. 40 Under 40: Troy Carter

    August 02, 2012 2:53 PM EDT Troy Carter Founder/Chairman/CEO, Atom Factory Website: AtomFactoryInc.com To Gaga And Beyond To think of Troy Carter, 39, primarily as "Lady Gaga's manager" is to disregard the bold entrepreneurial moves the Philadelphia native has ...

  3. Lady Gaga To Carly Rae Jepsen: 'I'm Coming for You' on Hot 100

    July 30, 2012 7:20 AM EDT Hey, this is crazy: our weekly story on the latest moves on the Billboard Hot 100 has caused a Twitter war between Lady Gaga and Carly Rae Jepsen. OK, more of a friendly ribbing from Gaga to her fellow Interscope Records artist, it seems. Carly Ra ...

  4. K-Pop Act Big Bang's 'Alive' And Well on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

    June 07, 2012 9:07 PM EDT K-Pop act Big Bang shook things up online this week and rocketed its way up the Billboard Social 50 chart, rising 36-12 after ending the charting week with a YouTube video release of its newest single "Monster." The Social 50 chart ranks ...

  5. Lady Gaga's 'Simpsons' Appearance, Tour Controversy Spark Billboard Social 50 Chart Gain

    May 24, 2012 10:09 PM EDT Lady Gaga rises makes a big jump back into the top 10 of Billboard's Social 50 chart (climbing 14-5), thanks to the momentum generated by her guest appearance on Fox TV's "The Simpsons" on May 20. The Social 50 chart ranks the ...

  6. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Radiohead: Asia Sees More Live Music Than Ever

    April 23, 2012 7:44 AM EDT KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- When Lady Gaga launches her hotly anticipated "Born This Way Ball" world tour Friday on what is expected to be an elaborate castle-like stage, fans in Asia will be the first to see it. The singer leads off ...

  7. Billboard Power 100: Lady Gaga

    January 26, 2012 9:18 PM EST No. 84 Lady Gaga Artist Twitter: @ladygaga Social's Mother Monster... As her record 18.4 million Twitter followers can attest, Lady Gaga has turned the idea of social marketing on its head. The provocateur/innovator isn't simply a pop ar ...

  8. Lady Gaga Drops Unreleased Track 'Stuck on F---in' You' On Christmas (Listen)

    December 25, 2011 10:30 AM EST Lady Gaga has offered her Little Monsters a most unusual Christmas gift: a boozy, crass and carefree ditty titled "Stuck on Fuckin' You." As promised, the pop star issued the unreleased track off her best-selling album "Born Th ...

  9. The Grammys: Adele, Kanye West Top Nominees

    November 30, 2011 11:00 PM EST Adele and Bruno Mars are both rolling in major Grammy nominations, with each lined up to compete for album, record and song of the year at the Feb. 12 bash. Both crooners earned six nominations, which were announced Wednesday (Nov. 30) during a pr ...

  10. Laurieann Gibson, Lady Gaga's Former Creative Director, on Her Decision to 'Step Away'

    November 17, 2011 12:54 PM EST In a break-up that ricocheted throughout the blogosphere, dance world and beyond, the Hollywood Reporter confirmed on Sunday that choreographer and creative director Laurieann Gibson is no longer working with Lady Gaga. The exact cause of the spli ...

  11. Lady Gaga Gets Her Own Thanksgiving TV Special

    November 03, 2011 8:13 PM EDT For those who aren't interested in watching NFL games or, you know, spending time talking to their families on Thanksgiving, Lady Gaga is offering an alternative in the form of her first holiday special. According to the Los Angeles Times, &q ...

  12. R.E.M. Break Up: 'Our Deepest Thanks for Listening' (Update)

    September 21, 2011 1:41 PM EDT Seminal alternative rock group R.E.M. ,once arguably the biggest band in the world, called it quits Wednesday (Sept. 21) after 31 years and 15 albums together. In a simple statement on their website , the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers behind landma ...

  13. Lady Gaga To Open the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards

    August 18, 2011 6:30 PM EDT Lady Gaga will deliver the opening performance of the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 28. Gaga, who is up for four VMAs, made the announcement Aug. 18 via a banner in New York's Times Square. She was at MTV to introduce her new video &quo ...

  14. Lady Gaga's YouTube Channel Returns After Suspension

    July 15, 2011 2:14 PM EDT Late Thursday, Lady Gaga's official YouTube channel , which was briefly " suspended due to multiple or severe violations of YouTube's Copyright Policy ,"
 was restored. At press time, reps for Gaga and Google/YouTube had n ...

  15. Lady Gaga's YouTube Account Suspended for Copyright Violation

    July 14, 2011 10:10 AM EDT Even though Lady Gaga's videos have racked up more than a billion views on YouTube, even the site's reigning queen can violate its copyright policy. People going to Gaga's YouTube channel on Thursday were greeted by a message saying ...

  16. WMG, GameStop Team-Up On 'Transformers' Distribution

    June 13, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Warner Music Group is teaming up with video game retailer GameStop on an innovative music distribution partnership for the soundtrack to the movie "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." Under the deal, GameStop will sell the album both online ...

  17. Lady Gaga's Monster Ball Is the Biggest Ever Debut Arena Headlining Tour

    May 05, 2011 6:47 PM EDT Lady Gaga wraps her lengthy Monster Ball tour tomorrow night in Mexico City, bringing to a close the highest-grossing tour ever by an artist making their first global run through arenas and stadiums. Dating back to November of 2009, Lada Gaga' ...

  18. Paramore Split Gets Ugly: Farro Brothers Blog Airs the Platinum-Selling Band's Dirty Laundry

    December 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST It took Paramore's guitarist and drummer Josh and Zac Farro 1,442 words to explain their reasons for leaving the band they founded in 2004, and they paint a dramatically different picture than the one remaining members Hayley Williams, Jeremy ...

  19. Michael Jackson Estate Has 'More Songs to Share,' Collaborators Say

    December 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST A couple of Michael Jackson collaborators involved with the posthumous "Michael" album say there's more where these tracks came from -- and they hope to see them released in the future, too. "My sense is they have lots more son ...

  20. Michael Jackson Songs Needed 'Considerable Digital Enhancement,' Says Teddy Riley

    December 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST According to famed producer Teddy Riley, one of the main producers on the posthumous Michael Jackson album, "Michael," which drops today (Dec. 14), the late King of Pop's vocal tracks required considerable digital enhancement. " ...

  21. Web Trends: LeAnn Rimes, Nelly, Keith Richards and more

    October 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): 5. Monster Mash Song The Monster Mash song is considered one of the most popular Halloween songs of all times. 6. Halloween Free Music In preparation for the holiday, there are many sites that are providing free Hallowee ...

  22. Kanye West Reveals Album Cover, Banned By Def Jam?

    October 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West premiered over the weekend what was suppose to be the cover art of his upcoming "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" -- that is until Def Jam allegedly pumped the breaks on it. "Yoooo they banned my album cover!!!!! Ima tw ...

  23. Web Trends: Nicki Minaj, Walter Hawkins, Bruno Mars and more

    July 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 3:45pm) 7. Nicki Minaj - "Your Love" video Young Money's Nicki Minaj premiered the samurai-themed video for her new single "Your Love" today. 12. Walter Hawkins Funeral The Gospel Legend's funeral ...

  24. Jay-Z And Alicia Keys' 'Empire' Stays Put On Hot 100

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind" holds at No. 1 for a third week on the Billboard Hot 100, increasing its lead over Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" (2-2). Sparked by the pair's live performance on ABC' ...

  25. Lady Gaga Sets Latest Billboard Chart Record

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga becomes the first artist in the 17-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs chart to notch four No. 1s from a debut album, as "Paparazzi" rises 3-1. The singer - recently honored as Billboard's Rising Star - previously l ...

  26. Lady Gaga Announces U.K. Arena Dates

    October 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's recently crowned Rising Star of the Year Lady Gaga is to play a 9-date U.K. arena tour in February and March 2010 as part of her worldwide "The Monster Ball" solo tour. The U.K. trek begins Feb. 10 at Nottingham Arena an ...

  27. Lady Gaga Unveils 'Monster Ball' Tour Dates, 'The Fame Monster' Tracklist

    October 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks after the cancellation of her "Fame Kills" tour with Kanye West, Lady Gaga has announced the details of a solo tour and revealed the tracklist for "The Fame Monster," the re-release of her debut album due Nov. 23. Des ...

  28. Updated: The Almost, Hot Topic Team For 'Monster' Push

    September 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT EMI and teen lifestyle retailer Hot Topic will offer a limited edition EP by rockers the Almost on Oct. 6 that will include limited edition artwork and a promotional code to download the band's upcoming full length album. The five-track EP &q ...

  29. Billboard Q&A: R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe recently spoke with Billboard about politics, touring, and the band's new album, "Accelerate." Long known for green activism and for making green music, Stipe also discussed the origins of his interest ...

  30. Billboard Q&A: Gene Simmons

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Gene Simmons is a busy man. The legendary KISS founder fills his time with a variety of projects. There's filming for "Gene Simmons Family Jewels," the reality show entering its third season on A&E. And there's an animated ...

  31. Finland Wins Eurovision Song Contest

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Monster rockers Lordi score 292 points. Monster rockers Lordi score 292 points. News ...

  32. Sources: Eminem, 50, Linkin Eye Tour

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Monster outing would hit stadiums. Monster outing would hit stadiums. News ...