1. Blur's 'The Magic Whip' Cracks U.K. No. 1

    May 04, 2015 6:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blur’s eighth studio album  The Magic Whip  (Parlophone/Warner Music) h as become their  sixth to reach No. 1 in the U.K .  Meanwhile, Jamaican pop-reggae artist OMI   has climbed 2-1 on the singles chart with the Felix Jaehn remix of “Cheerleader” ...

  2. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Rihanna Breathes Life Into Chart With 'American Oxygen'

    April 24, 2015 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Her Springsteen-inspired hit debuts. Plus, moves for Jason Derulo, Tove Lo, Rachel Platten & more. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, tops the Billboard Hot 10 ...

  3. Drake, Madonna, Amy Schumer & Carly Rae Jepsen: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 45

    April 17, 2015 5:20 PM EDT Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the ac ...

  4. Listen to This Perfect Carly Rae Jepsen/Nine Inch Nails Mashup

    April 07, 2015 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Today's addition to the Weird but Delightful column of the Internet is this unexpected mashup of Carly Rae Jepsen 's "I Really Like You" and Nine Inch Nails ' "Head Like a Hole." If this sounds vaguely familiar, it ...

  5. 'SNL': Carly Rae Jepsen Debuts New Song 'All That,' Michael Keaton Revives 'Batman' and 'Beetlejuice' (Video)

    April 05, 2015 10:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Keaton marked his third time hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, where he played an advertising exec with a pierced belly button, a confused grandfather and even his iconic characters from  Batman and Beetlejuice . Watch Dwayne Johnson ...

  6. See How Carly Rae Jepsen Is Prepping For Her 'Saturday Night Live' Debut

    April 04, 2015 8:04 PM EDT 2.058 k 114 75 Carly Rae Jepsen might be hanging with Michael Keaton this weekend on Saturday Night Live but the "I Really Like You" singer ran into an old friend backstage before Saturday night's airing. Well, kind of. She actually stumble ...

  7. 'Saturday Night Live': 5 Things We Want to See From Carly Rae Jepsen & Michael Keaton

    April 04, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Does Michael Keaton really, really, really, really, really, really like Carly Rae Jepsen ?  Fans will find out Saturday night (April 4) when Keaton hosts Saturday Night Live and Jepsen makes her SNL debut as musical guest. (A summer hiatus meant Jep ...

  8. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Carly Rae Jepsen Debut

    March 13, 2015 4:31 PM EDT McCartney boasts simultaneous top 15 hits for the first time since 1982 (with the Beatles), while fans 'Really Like' Jepsen's new song. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , ...

  9. Janoskians' 'Girl' Debuts on Twitter Top Tracks

    March 13, 2015 1:08 PM EDT The comedy group makes a Top 10 debut, while Carly Rae Jepsen takes over the top slot. Plus, Meghan Trainor and Ed Sheeran earn a chart milestone. Australian comedy/music group The Janoskians enter at No. 6 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks with ...

  10. Taylor Swift No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100, Kelly Clarkson Vaults to Top Five

    March 12, 2015 3:45 PM EDT 15.406 k 725 287 Swift logs a record-extending 18th week at No. 1, while Clarkson rockets 48-5 thanks to the debut of her album "Piece by Piece." Taylor Swift holds atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart, tallying a record-extending 18th week at th ...

  11. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'I Really Like You' & 20 More Music Videos Starring Famous Actors

    March 09, 2015 6:57 PM EDT James Van Der Beek hangs with Kesha, Zach Galifianakis sings Fiona, Charlize Theron gets caught in the 'Crossfire' & more. Taking a break from Oscar-nominated fare to parade through New York City with a song in his heart, Tom Hanks ...

  12. Carly Rae Jepsen Interview: "I Really Like You," Tom Hanks & New Album

    Carly Rae Jepsen Interview: "I Really Like You," Tom Hanks & New Album

    March 09, 2015 12:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Carly Rae Jepsen discusses her new single "I Really Like You," working with Tom Hanks and her forthcoming album during a visit to the Billboard studios. Pop , interview , i really like you , Billboard , Call Me Maybe , Justin Bieber , Carl ...

  13. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'I Really Like You' Video: Tom Hanks & Justin Bieber Call Her Maybe

    March 06, 2015 10:19 PM EST 11.133 k 1.731 k 8 Carly Rae Jepsen hit it big with "Call Me Maybe," but she might have hit it even bigger with her new video for "I Really Like You." In addition to mentor and early advocate Justin Bieber , the video features none oth ...

  14. Best and Worst Singles of the Week: From Kanye West to Kacey Musgraves

    March 06, 2015 4:14 PM EST -billboard-412.jpg" alt="" width="510"> Kanye West "All Day" G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam After ballads with Rihanna and Paul McCartney , it was easy to think West, fresh off marriage, fatherhood and fashion ...

  15. It's Time to Get Excited for Carly Rae Jepsen's New Music

    February 20, 2015 2:05 PM EST 15.637 k 462 110 Collaborators with great pedigrees, a video with Bieber and Hanks, and strong early buzz all point toward a comeback for the "Call Me Maybe" star. It would be easy to regard Carly Rae Jepsen as forever belonging to 2012. That wa ...

  16. Exclusive: Scooter Braun Talks Bieber and Rick Rubin, Carly Rae Jepsen's Topping 'Call Me Maybe' & More

    January 30, 2015 3:02 PM EST At last week's (Jan. 20-23) iHeartMedia Music Summit in Burbank, Calif., label heads presented the titular multi-platform giant iHeartMedia (radio ownership/TV events/iHeartRadio app) with their upcoming projects that are predicted to scor ...

  17. Interscope, Chrysler Team For Ad Spots With Eminem, Fergie, Gwen Stefani & More During AMAs

    November 23, 2014 11:03 PM EST Interscope has new videos coming from Eminem , Fergie , Gwen Stefani , Imagine Dragons and Phillip Phillips -- and the company is going to let you know about them during the American Music Awards telecast on Sunday (Nov. 23), with the help of Chry ...

  18. Details on One Direction's Secret Financial Investment in 5 Seconds of Summer

    October 03, 2014 8:00 AM EDT Welcome to the new (boy band) sharing economy. When One Direction ­members Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne tweeted at fellow boy banders 5 Seconds of Summer back in February, announcing to their millions of followers that the Aussie pop-rockers had ...

  19. Broadway's 'Cinderella' Musical Closing in January

    September 03, 2014 6:45 PM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen played the title role earlier this year. The fairy tale for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella on Broadway is over. The musical will close in January after nearly two years. Keke Palmer Set to Take on Title Role in Broad ...

  20. Not Made In The U.S.A.: Where Today's Hits Are Coming From

    August 08, 2014 3:05 PM EDT There's a new British invasion on the Hot 100 . And, an Australian Invasion. A Canadian, Norwegian and Scottish one, too. The upper ranks of the Hot 100 of late have belonged to acts from outside the U.S., from Canada ( MAGIC! 's " ...

  21. First Pitch Disasters: 50 Cent, Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey & More

    May 28, 2014 12:31 PM EDT Juuust a bit outside! Yesterday (May 27), 50 Cent showed up at the New York Mets' Citi Field and threw one of the worst ceremonial first pitches in recent memory. While 50 looked like he could hold his own on the mound – wearing a personalized ...

  22. Martin Garrix Makes an Ultra Debut on Social 50 Chart

    April 03, 2014 7:54 PM EDT EDM star Martin Garrix debuts on the Social 50 chart thanks to his breakout turn at the Ultra Music Festival over the March 28-30 weekend. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Mys ...

  23. Martin Garrix Makes An Ultra Debut on Social 50 Chart

    April 03, 2014 7:49 PM EDT EDM star Martin Garrix debuts on the Social 50 chart thanks to his breakout turn at the Ultra Music Festival over the March 28-30 weekend. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Mys ...

  24. Beatlemania at 50: Three Modern Lessons to Take Away

    January 13, 2014 2:18 PM EST It's hard to believe that it's been 50 years since Beatlemania arrived in America, but on February 9th, 1964, the Fab Four played "The Ed Sullivan Show" and -- well, you know the rest. It's history. This newest issue of Bi ...

  25. Carly Rae Jepsen Heading to Broadway

    December 29, 2013 10:12 PM EST "Call Me Maybe" singer Carly Rae Jepsen has had her calls returned by Broadway. Producers of "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella" said Sunday that the Canadian singer-songwriter will take over the role of Cinderella start ...

  26. Carly Rae Jepsen Gets Call-Up To Play Cinderella on Broadway

    December 29, 2013 10:12 PM EST "Call Me Maybe" singer Carly Rae Jepsen has had her calls returned by Broadway. Producers of "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella" said Sunday that the Canadian singer-songwriter will take over the role of Cinderella starti ...

  27. Lorde's 'Royals' Rules Hot 100 For Ninth Week

    November 27, 2013 11:35 AM EST Lorde's "Royals" commands the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth week, keeping Eminem's "The Monster," featuring Rihanna, at No. 2 for a second frame. The latter song moves even closer to the summit, however, setting up a ...

  28. Bieber Tops Hot Tours with 113k Sold, $12.2 Million in Sales

    November 27, 2013 10:28 AM EST Justin Bieber is No. 1 on Billboard’s weekly slate of Hot Tours based on revenue from the Latin American leg of his Believe tour that covered 12 countries during a four-week trek. Five concerts were reported this week, four of which were stadium s ...

  29. Stephen Kardynal Drops Hilarious Parody of 'Wrecking Ball': Watch

    November 27, 2013 5:02 AM EST Nobody does Miley Cyrus quite like Stephen Kardynal. The parody practitioner has dropped a Chatroulette video of himself crawling around his lounge mimicking Cyrus’ performance of “Wrecking Ball” – with hilarious results. Clad in a white jocks-and- ...

  30. Bubbling Under: Justin Bieber Guests With Madison Beer; American Young Debuts

    September 20, 2013 11:47 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Madison Beer, American Young, Paradise Fears, TeeFLii. Madison Beer Fourteen-year ...

  31. Carly Rae Jepsen Stands Up to Bullies

    August 05, 2013 3:00 PM EDT "Call Me Maybe" singer talks about working with anti-bullying campaigns organized by Characters Unite and Flip the Script Growing up as a musical theater student, Carly Rae Jepsen was fortunate enough to have a popular older brother who ...

  32. APRA Music Awards for Tame Impala, Sia, Timomatic

    June 18, 2013 5:27 AM EDT Tame Impala, Sia Furler, Timomatic, 360 and Hilltop Hoods were among the big winners Monday night at the APRA Music Awards in Melbourne. Kevin Parker’s psychedelic rockers Tame Impala added to their impressive collection of industry-plaudits with ...

  33. Songs of the Summer Chart Returns to Billboard.com

    June 13, 2013 4:40 PM EDT July Fourth celebrations and trips to the beach (followed by applying aloe to sunburns …) are right around the corner. And, in another sign of the impending season of sun and fun, Billboard's annual Songs of the Summer chart returns to Bill ...

  34. Exclusive: Pop Tarts Books Demi Lovato, Owl City, Austin Mahone, More For Second Live Nation Concert Series

    May 30, 2013 2:08 PM EDT Kellogg’s Pop Tarts and Live Nation are re-teaming for Crazy Good Summer, a concert series that has been expanded from two to three shows this year. Confirmed performers include Owl City and Hot Chelle Rae, who will co-headline the first event ...

  35. Carly Rae Jepsen's Computer Hacker Pleads Guilty to Stealing Nude Photos

    May 29, 2013 1:51 AM EDT A Canadian man who hacked into Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen’s computer to seize and release nude photos has pleaded guilty to charges of mischief and possession of stolen property. Christopher David Long, 25, of Abbotsford, British Columbia, ...

  36. 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards Nominations Announced

    May 23, 2013 12:44 PM EDT Vancouver's pop-rock band Marianas Trench -- now a headlining arena act in Canada after a dozen years of hard work, and whose frontman Josh Ramsay co-wrote Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" -- leads the 2013 MuchM ...

  37. Aussie Rapper 360 Leads APRA Awards Nominations

    May 23, 2013 2:44 AM EDT With four nods, Australian hip hop artist 360 is the frontrunner for the June 17 APRA Awards in Melbourne, though the likes of Sia and Tame Impala aren't far behind. The rapper, whose real name is Matthew Colwell, has enjoyed a huge 18 mont ...

  38. Business Matters: How the Billboard Music Awards Drives Artists' Amazon Rankings

    May 20, 2013 4:39 PM EDT The 9.47 million viewers who tuned in for Sunday evening's Billboard Music Awards did a good bit of music shopping. MP3 albums of participating and nominated artists rose sharply in the rankings at the Amazon store while individual tracks b ...

  39. Cee-Lo Green, Miley Cyrus, Celine Dion, PSY and Shania Twain Among Billboard Music Awards Presenters

    May 15, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Kelly Rowland, Kid Rock, Carly Rae Jepsen, Ke$ha and "Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere will also present at the event, airing live May 19 on ABC An awards show isn't complete without a stocked roster of superstar presenters, and ...

  40. Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, Macklemore, Selena Gomez & More Join Billboard Music Awards Lineup

    April 25, 2013 9:00 AM EDT The party's just starting at the Billboard Music Awards. Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Selena Gomez, the Band Perry and Kacey Musgraves have joined the star-packed performance lineup for the May 19 ceremony, which ...

  41. Carly Rae Jepsen Wins Big At Canada's Juno Awards

    April 22, 2013 6:23 AM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen added two more Junos on Sunday night, one of seven trophies given out at Canada’s 42nd annual Juno Awards, which was televised live on CTV from Brandt Centre in Regina. The pop singer had already won an award at the previous da ...

  42. Carly Rae Jepsen Wins Big at Juno Awards

    April 22, 2013 12:23 AM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen added two more Junos on Sunday night, one of seven trophies given out at Canada’s 42nd annual Juno Awards, which was televised live on CTV from Brandt Centre in Regina. The pop singer had already won an award at the previous day ...

  43. Carly Rae Jepsen, Rush, Leonard Cohen, Weeknd, Grimes Among 2013 Juno Award Winners

    April 21, 2013 10:20 AM EDT Rush, Leonard Cohen, Carly Rae Jepsen, Metric and The Weeknd were among the winners at the 2013 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards in Regina, Sask., last night (April 20), during a private, untelevised, non-webcast evening attended by 1,150 members o ...

  44. SiriusXM Indie Awards: Japandroids, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Metric Win Big During Canadian Music Week

    March 25, 2013 10:32 AM EDT Canada’s SirusXM Indie Awards, held each year in Toronto as part of Canadian Music Week, honoured some rather big names Friday night (March 22) -- for an awards ceremony that strictly honors independent artists -- including Taylor Swift, Carly R ...

  45. Carly Rae Jepsen, Tegan & Sara, The Weeknd Win at Canadian Radio Music Awards

    March 21, 2013 3:15 PM EDT Canadian artists The Weeknd, Tegan & Sara, Carly Rae Jepsen and international acts fun. and Rihanna were among the winners last night (March 20) at the first of four awards shows held during Canadian Music Week 2013 (March 19-24). Sponsored ...

  46. Carly Rae Jepsen Teams With Coke, 'American Idol' on Crowd-Sourced Song To Be Performed on Season Finale

    March 20, 2013 1:45 PM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen is prepping a new catch phrase-laden single for the summer, but is teaming up with Coca-Cola and “American Idol” to help her finish writing it. Jepsen is the latest artist to become the face of Coke’s Perfect Harmony program, wh ...

  47. Bieber Good To Go For Friday’s O2 Show

    March 08, 2013 6:45 AM EST Justin Bieber is expected to bounce-back from his surprise collapse and complete his Friday night show at London’s O2 Arena. The Canadian pop superstar apparently passed-out backstage at his 02 Arena concert Thursday and was reportedly hospitali ...

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