1. Ask Billboard: Shakira's Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    March 07, 2014 6:35 PM EST This week's mailbag looks at the top chart hits by ths week's Billboard cover act, Pharrell's rapid-fire rise to No. 1 on Radio Songs and Demi Lovato's career song and album sales As always, submit your questions about Billboa ...

  2. 'Glee' Recap: 'Trio' Avoids Post-Hiatus Blues as an All-NYC Episode Inches Closer

    March 05, 2014 3:38 AM EST After such a solid return from hiatus last week, it’s the usual Glee MO to fall into a lull and drop all the interesting points from the week previous. With luck, “Trio” mostly avoids this fate -- Rachel and Santana are still feuding and nowhere ...

  3. Carrie Underwood Tops Forbes List of Top-Earning 'American Idol' Alums

    January 14, 2014 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 And the winner is... Carrie Underwood, for being "American Idol"'s top-earning alum, according to Forbes' annual list . The country singer raked in approximately $31 million between June 2012 through June 2013, playing 100 shows ...

  4. Carrie Underwood Is Top-Earning 'American Idol' Alum

    January 14, 2014 4:43 PM EST Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Phillip Phillips and Adam Lambert also made Forbes' annual list. And the winner is... Carrie Underwood, for being the top-earning alum of "American Idol," according to Forbes' annual list. The c ...

  5. Britney Spears' Hits-Filled 'Piece of Me' Show Opens In Las Vegas: Live Review

    December 28, 2013 5:47 AM EST 4.458 k 676 729 Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Selena Gomez and more attend. It was a non-stop hits bonanza at the opening night of Britney Spears' "Britney: Piece of Me" show in Las Vegas on Friday night (Dec. 27). Spears' 24-song concert w ...

  6. MTV Video Music Awards 2013: 10 Things You Didn’t See On TV

    August 26, 2013 2:40 PM EDT The VMAs descended upon Brooklyn New York, bringing legions of folks from the surrounding neighborhood to the corners surrounding Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues hopeful to catch a glimpse of some of music’s biggest stars. 

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  7. Nile Rodgers Teams With David Guetta, Says Daft Punk Live Shows 'Might Happen'

    August 26, 2013 11:45 AM EDT Is Nile Rodgers the hardest working man in dance music? To hear the Chic icon tell it on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet on Sunday, he's got the rest of his year -- and some of next -- lined up with smokin' releases. Rodgers appe ...

  8. Adam Lambert, LeAnn Rimes Flick Off Bullies

    June 04, 2013 2:30 PM EDT Today, images of LeAnn Rimes and Adam Lambert giving cameras the middle finger began circulating around the internet in support of an anti-bullying campaign that embraces a new "F" word -- friendship. Originating in Los Angeles, the F ...

  9. Jennifer Hudson in Talks to Judge 'American Idol'

    May 27, 2013 5:22 PM EDT The American Idol season 13 judges panel is starting to come together. A source close to the dealings tells The Hollywood Reporter that former finalist Jennifer Hudson is in negotiations to fill one of the three seats. Vulture had previously repor ...

  10. Adam Lambert to Duet With Angie Miller on 'American Idol' Finale

    May 07, 2013 11:30 AM EDT With the "American Idol" season 12 finale just over a week away, the lineup for the grandest of results episodes is coming together. As The Hollywood Reporter previously reported, several alums of the Fox show have been asked back, inclu ...

  11. GLAAD Awards to Honor Adam Lambert

    March 29, 2013 6:09 AM EDT American Idol alum Adam Lambert will be honored at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards at the San Francisco ceremony May 11, the media advocacy organization said Thursday. The Grammy-nominated artist will receive the Davidson/Valentini Award at the ...

  12. Adam Lambert, 19 Recordings 'Amicably' Part Ways

    January 13, 2013 5:34 PM EST Adam Lambert and 19 Recordings have parted ways, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Although the American Idol season eight runner-up had split with 19 Management in August 2011, he remained signed to the recording arm of 19 Entertainment (now ...

  13. Publishing Briefs: Reach, Downtown, House of Hassle, BMG Chrysalis, Patrick Joseph, Windish, More

    December 21, 2012 9:33 AM EST Reach Music Links With Zac Brown, Band, Southern Ground Reach Music Publishing has signed a worldwide publishing-administration agreement with Zac Brown, founder of the Zac Brown Band. In addition, Reach Music will administer publishing for artist ...

  14. Adam Lambert, Jordin Sparks Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston, Donna Summer At 'VH1 Divas': Watch

    December 17, 2012 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 VH1 DIVAS Best Photos From the Show It was a confluence of glitz and glamour, spikes and suits and all manner of bare-chested male dancers. In other words, Adam Lambert 's Sunday night… And VH1 Divas 2012, which featured the American Idol seaso ...

  15. Kelly Clarkson Engaged: 'Happiest Night of My Life!'

    December 15, 2012 8:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Kelly Clarkson is officially off the market. The season one "American Idol" champion took to Twitter on Saturday to make the announcement to her fans, tweeting "I'M ENGAGED!!!!! I wanted y'all to know!! Happiest night of my ...

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  17. Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull Added to VH1 Divas Lineup

    November 29, 2012 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 VH1 is expanding its roster of Diva-worthy performers, adding Kelly Clarkson , Pitbull , Melanie Fiona and Metric to the network's annual Divas show. The artists join previously announced performers Ciara , Miley Cyrus , Demi Lovato , Kelly Row ...

  18. Chart Highlights: Tegan And Sara Get 'Closer' With Alternative

    November 05, 2012 5:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Almost eight years after first appearing on Billboard charts, the twin sister duo scores its first Alternative Songs entry with 'Closer.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the ...

  19. Album Reviews: No Doubt, Mika, Ben Folds Five & more

    October 09, 2012 6:33 AM EDT Mika The Origin of Love Producers: various Republic Records Release Date: Oct. 16 The surviving members of Queen have done well with Freddie Mercury stand-ins Paul Rodgers and Adam Lambert. But British singer Mika is lurking out there as another ...

  20. Music's 15 Worst TV Cameos Ever

    October 03, 2012 6:55 PM EDT With Adam Levine joining "American Horror Story," Miley Cyrus appearing on "Two and a Half Men," and Justin Bieber swinging by for a cameo on "The Simpsons," this fall TV season is going to be overwhelmed with musicia ...

  21. Kris Allen Latest 'Idol' Winner to Part With RCA

    September 20, 2012 8:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" season eight winner Kris Allen is no longer with RCA Records, a label rep confirms to The Hollywood Reporter . Signed to the Sony Music subsidiary immediately after his 2009 victory over runner-up Adam Lambert, Allen releas ...

  22. Summer Sonic, Japan's Biggest Int'l Fest, Kicks Off This Weekend With Rihanna, Green Day, Gotye, Mac Miller

    August 17, 2012 11:48 AM EDT Summer Sonic, Japan's biggest summer music fest that features international repertoire, is set to rock Tokyo bay once again. This year's line-up features first-timer Rihanna, regulars Green Day as well as Gotye, Mac Miller, Pitbull, Fran ...

  23. Hooked: Rihanna Dropped by Nivea, Azealia Banks' Mag Cover Banned, Nicki Minaj Struts in Adidas Video

    August 10, 2012 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Get hooked and find out why Rihanna and Azealia Banks are too risque, check out Adam Lambert's new blonde look, and watch Nicki Minaj, Sky Ferreira and 2NE1 In Jeremy Scott's new Adidas Originals campaign video. Rihanna Dropped from Nivea ...

  24. The Darkness Returns From Hiatus With New Material

    August 09, 2012 4:00 PM EDT ''The world needs the Darkness," declares Justin Hawkins, the group's mustachioed guitarist and falsetto-voiced singer, "whether it knows it or not." As with most things concerning the Darkness - the ludicrously attir ...

  25. MLB Fan Cave Offers Unique Concert Opportunities

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT There hasn't been a Tower Records on the corner of Manhattan's East Fourth Street and Lafayette for nearly six years, but now a whole new kind of musical experience has taken its place. The MLB Fan Cave, a TV studio/performance space ope ...

  26. Haley Reinhart Talks 'Idol' Judges, Fall Tour

    July 24, 2012 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 If you were rooting for Mariah Carey to become the next "American Idol" judge , you weren't alone. "Idol" season 10's third place runner-up, Haley Reinhart, was gunning for Carey to replace Jennifer Lopez as well. Reinh ...

  27. Mariah Carey Named 'American Idol' Judge

    July 23, 2012 3:38 PM EDT As expected , Mariah Carey has signed on as a judge for the 12th season of "American Idol," Fox president Kevin Reilly confirmed to reporters at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour Monday. "I'm so excite ...

  28. Aretha Franklin, Charlie Sheen Discuss 'American Idol' Judge Possibility

    July 18, 2012 7:10 AM EDT With at least two vacancies open at the "American Idol" judges table due to Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez's announced departures last week, two exceedingly different candidates are making it known that they wouldn't mind the ...

  29. Jennifer Lopez Is Leaving 'American Idol'

    July 13, 2012 12:59 PM EDT Jennifer Lopez is leaving "American Idol," the 42-year-old pop star confirmed on "Idol" host Ryan Seacrest's radio show this morning. Lopez's departure follows yesterday's announcement that Steven Tyler will not ...

  30. 'American Idol' at Crossroads Following Steven Tyler's Exit

    July 13, 2012 8:36 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "American Idol" is on the brink of an adolescent identity crisis. Judge Steven Tyler is leaving and taking his naughty rock star vibe with him, fellow judge Jennifer Lopez is dithering about staying put, and ratings f ...

  31. Steven Tyler Quits 'American Idol'

    July 12, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Steven Tyler is leaving "American Idol" after a two-season run as judge, Fox announced today (July 12). "After some long, hard thoughts, I've decided it's time for me to let go of my mistress 'American Idol' befo ...

  32. Jennifer Lopez Still Waffling on 'American Idol' Future

    July 12, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 'I am thinking that maybe it's time for me to go and do other things,' says J. Lo "Should I stay or should I go?" seems to be on repeat in Jennifer Lopez's mind as the Latin pop star tries to determine whether or not sh ...

  33. Adam Lambert as 'Idol' Judge? He'd 'Have That Conversation'

    July 09, 2012 6:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 With so much uncertainty at the "American Idol" judges table for the series' upcoming 12th season, one former star of the show, pop maverick Adam Lambert , has been floated out as a replacement for any the (possibly) departing current ...

  34. Madonna Rules Billboard.com's 2012 Mid-Year Music Awards

    July 02, 2012 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna proved to be 2012's ultimate pop star in Billboard.com's Mid-Year Music Awards poll, which let fans weigh in on their favorite artists, songs, albums and performances of the first half of this year. After voting ended on Friday (Ju ...

  35. MTV O Music Awards: Recapping 23 Awards In 24 Hours As The Flaming Lips Break A World Record

    June 29, 2012 3:35 PM EDT MTV's quirky award show, the O Music Awards, set out to be even quirkier and more ambitious with their latest "ceremony." As with the show's previous installations, this iteration focused on setting a Guinness World Record. Thi ...

  36. The Flaming Lips Break Jay-Z's 24-Hour Performance Record

    June 29, 2012 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Psych rockers perform eight shows in one day It's official: The Flaming Lips are the music world's road warriors. The psychedelic rockers from Oklahoma set a new Guinness World Record for most live shows in a 24-hour period, finishing off ...

  37. Flaming Lips Set Guinness World Record at O Music Awards

    June 29, 2012 9:06 AM EDT NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- It's official: The Flaming Lips are the music world's road warriors. The psychedelic rockers from Oklahoma set a new Guinness World Record for most live shows in a 24-hour period, finishing off their feat of eight per ...

  38. Adam Lambert Talks Gay Pride, Being a Reluctant Role Model: Video

    June 25, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Like a lot of chart-topping pop stars, Adam Lambert didn't set out to be a role model. Yet, as soon as the openly-gay 'American Idol' alum began to attract the ears and eyes of a mass, mainstream audience, the pressure grew for him to ...

  39. Adam Lambert on Being a Gay Pop Star

    Adam Lambert on Being a Gay Pop Star

    June 25, 2012 12:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adam Lambert on Being a Gay Pop Star interview , adam lambert , Gay Pride , LGBT , Adam Lambert , Gay Pride , Interview Videos Adam Lambert Gay Pride Interview ...

  40. Why The Wanted Play Gay Clubs: Marketing, Music And The LGBT Community's Mainstream Music Clout

    June 12, 2012 12:45 PM EDT When the Wanted was looking to book its first major U.S. gigs in January, the British pop group didn't just call up Live Nation or AEG to reach the tween- and teen-girl fan base courted by the generations of boy bands that had come before the ...

  41. Ten Years of 'American Idol' Chart Dominance: Clarkson, Underwood, Daughtry, Fantasia, More

    June 11, 2012 1:36 PM EDT Some of the American idols from the last decade of "American Idol," which turns ten today (June 11, 2012) Say what you will about "American Idol," the music competition TV series, which turns ten years old today, is an undeniab ...

  42. 'American Idol' Tenth Anniversary: 345 Billboard No. 1s, From Kelly Clarkson to Phillip Phillips

    June 11, 2012 8:26 AM EDT Today, June 11, 2012, marks the tenth anniversary of "American Idol," and in that time the music competition TV program has racked up some jaw-dropping numbers: Many episodes have drawn over 30 million viewers; and a record-setting numbe ...

  43. The Making of Baby Bieber: How Austin Mahone Is Riding Social Media to Superstardom

    June 07, 2012 9:06 AM EDT If it weren't for the walls covered in handmade signs drawn in bold, glittery letters by hundreds of obsessed teenage fans declaring love and devotion to him, the San Antonio bedroom of Austin Mahone wouldn't be much to look at. Barely 8 ...

  44. Queen Extravaganza Makes U.S. Debut

    June 01, 2012 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 During the 22 years since Freddie Mercury's death, the Queen camp has carefully and at times creatively perpetuated the group's catalog and legacy. Reissues. A hit theater musical ("We Will Rock You"). Tours with Paul Rodgers and ...

  45. Rihanna, Radiohead, Thirty Seconds to Mars Grab Write-In Nominations at O Music Awards

    May 31, 2012 1:56 PM EDT The O Music Awards have yet to be officially doled out, but Thirty Seconds to Mars, Rihanna, Neon Hitch and Radiohead already have plenty of fan support on their side. The artists are among the freshly minted write-in nominees for this summer' ...

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