1. Billboard Bits: Sly Stone Homeless, Melissa Etheridge Caught in Custody Battle

    September 26, 2011 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Psychedelic Legend Sly Stone Revealed To Be Homeless Sly Stone, ringleader of rock-funk fusion act Sly and the Family Stone is reportedly homeless, living out of a van pa ...

  2. Justin Bieber, Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy Among Webby Award Winners

    June 14, 2011 7:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not every honoree stuck to the five-word-speech limit at the 15th annual Webby Awards, held Monday night in New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. Will Ferrell and his Funny or Die co-founders Adam McKay and Chris Henchy went way over the limit, with ...

  3. Antoine Dodson Arrested for Marijuana Possession

    April 25, 2011 8:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Antoine Dodson, star of the hit viral "Bed Intruder" song, was arrested on Saturday for marijuana possession in Huntsville, Alabama. He was booked on a misdemeanor charge and released a shortly after, according to TMZ . (He also was booked ...

  4. Rebecca Black Scores Top 10 Debut on Social 50 Chart

    March 24, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Social 50 chart welcomes its highest debut ever, as Rebecca Black arrives at No. 9 thanks to the enormous social media buzz she's generated over the past week. In short order, her much-maligned "Friday" clip went from over 2 milli ...

  5. Billboard's SXSW Showcases Upclose: Wednesday

    March 11, 2011 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 We're set to invade Austin, Texas for this year's SXSW Music Festival, with four nights' (Mar. 16-19) worth of showcases at the Billboard Bungalow, housed at Buffalo Billiards (201 East 6th Street). We open our doors to SXSW badge-hol ...

  6. Billboard SXSW Lineup: Odd Future, Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Young the Giant & More

    March 09, 2011 7:26 PM EST Billboard is set to invade Austin, Texas for this year's SXSW Music Festival, with four days' (Mar. 16-19) worth of showcases jam-packed with indie rock, hip-hop, electro-pop and even YouTube sensations. L.A. rap collective Odd Future, C ...

  7. Billboard SXSW Lineup: Odd Future, Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Young the Giant & More

    March 09, 2011 5:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard is set to invade Austin, Texas for this year's SXSW Music Festival, with four days' (Mar. 16-19) worth of showcases jam-packed with indie rock, hip-hop, electro-pop and even YouTube sensations. L.A. rap collective Odd Future , Cy ...

  8. Antoine Dodson, YouTube Stars Team for 'Rick Roll' Movie

    February 25, 2011 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 A collection of Internet stars from Antoine Dodson to the Double Rainbow Guy are making a movie. Producer Andrew Fischer has gathered more than a half-dozen YouTube stars for "The Chronicles of Rick Roll." He is shooting the film and has r ...

  9. YouTube the Movie: 'The Chronicles of Rick Roll' Announced

    February 25, 2011 7:58 AM EST A collection of Internet stars from Antoine Dodson to the Double Rainbow Guy are making a movie. Producer Andrew Fischer has gathered more than a half-dozen YouTube stars for "The Chronicles of Rick Roll." He is shooting the film and has ...

  10. Antoine Dodson Reality Show in Development

    January 21, 2011 4:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Antoine Dodson -- who rose to viral video fame when the Gregory Brothers remixed his interview with a local news station into the "The Bed Intruder Song" (watch above) -- is taping a reality show pilot with Entertainment One. A rep for Ent ...

  11. Antoine Dodson Returns with Christmas-Themed 'Chimney Intruder'

    December 22, 2010 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 After he and the Gregory Brothers crashed the Hot 100 with "Bed Intruder Song" earlier this year, Antoine Dodson has returned with a sequel just in time for the holidays. On "Lopez Tonight" last night (Dec. 21), the viral video m ...

  12. Bieber, 'Bed Intruder Song' Top YouTube Videos in 2010

    December 13, 2010 9:14 AM EST 0 0 0 Antoine Dodson's dramatic reaction to a local crime has spawned the most-watched YouTube video of the year, excepting music videos. When Dodson, a 24-year-old Alabama student, gave an angry TV interview about an attempted rape against his young ...

  13. Antoine Dodson Sells Sex Offender Tracking App

    October 26, 2010 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapists are not just in Lincoln Park, and Antoine Dodson wants to make sure that no matter where you are, you know when you are in the midst of a sexual predator. Dodson became a household name earlier this year when the Gregory Brothers made him in ...

  14. Antoine Dodson Performs 'Bed Intruder Song' at BET Awards

    October 13, 2010 12:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Antoine Dodson made his award show debut last night (Oct. 12) during the BET Hip-Hop Awards for a performance of his viral hit song "Bed Intruder Song." Video: Antoine Dodson performs "Bed Intruder Song" Antoine was joined by one ...

  15. BET's Terrence J, Video Vixen Melyssa Ford Hit Off-Broadway Stage

    September 16, 2010 4:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Off-Broadway jack-of-all-trades J Kyle Manzay and video queen Melyssa Ford have teamed up for a play to denounce the way women are portrayed in hip-hop videos. The Juice was invited to a preview of "For Vixens Who've Considered Homicide Wh ...

  16. 'Bed Intruder Song's' Antoine Dodson Gets 'Today Show' Love

    August 27, 2010 3:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Antoine Dodson is going to use his viral popularity to get his family out of Lincoln Park. Video: Antoine Dodson hits the "Today Show" The newest Youtube sensation landed a segment on the "Today Show" (today Aug. 27). Last month, ...

  17. Paramore's Hayley Williams Puts Rock Twist on 'Bed Intruder Song'

    August 26, 2010 4:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 P aramore frontwoman Hayley Williams has put her own spin on Antoine Dodson's viral hit "Bed Intruder Song" with help from two of her rocker friends: Jordan Putnik of New Found Glory and Ethan Lucy of Relient K . Recorded by the trio ...

  18. 11 Awesome Viral Video 'Remixes'

    August 20, 2010 2:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Have you ever watched a video on YouTube that was fairly amusing -- and then watched a music remix of the same video that you can't get out of your head? From the "Slap Chop" infomercial to the "Double Rainbow" phenomenon, m ...

  19. Gregory Brothers Take Antoine Dodson to the Hot 100

    August 19, 2010 3:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 A rape attempt is rarely the inspiration behind a hit pop song. In fact, Gregory Brothers' drummer Michael Gregory, who created "Bed Intruder Song" -- a darkly comical remix of a local TV news interview with Antoine Dodson about the a ...

  20. Eminem, Rihanna Top Hot 100 For Fifth Week

    August 19, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Eminem controls the Billboard 200 for a sixth week with "Recovery," the rapper's "Love the Way You Lie," featuring Rihanna , rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week. Despite a 9% decrease to 254,000 downloads sold, a ...