1. Ask Billboard: Lady Gaga's Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    March 30, 2014 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the latest mailbag, a recap of Gaga's best-selling albums, songs and more; Soko's quick Hot 100 run; and your favorite one-word-titled hits As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to as ...

  2. Destiny's Child To Reunite at Super Bowl, Beyonce To Debut Song: Report

    January 11, 2013 1:20 PM EST The trio will perform their new song, 'Nuclear.' It's the reunion R&B fans have been waiting for. Destiny's Child will reportedly reunite at Super Bowl XLVII on February 3, sources tell Us Weekly. Kelly Rowland and Michelle ...

  3. Destiny's Child To Release New Song On 'Love Songs' Compilation Album

    January 11, 2013 10:51 AM EST 0 4 0 Beyoncé is keeping fans on their toes. The singer took to Facebook today (Jan. 10) to announce a forthcoming compilation album from Destiny's Child. "I am so proud to announce the first original Destiny's Child music in eight years!&q ...

  4. A Blue Ivy Birthday Card, from Billboard.com

    January 07, 2013 12:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Happy 1st birthday, Blue Ivy! Here's a look back at your joyous year. As Beyoncé and Jay-Z's daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, celebrates her 1st birthday on Monday (Jan. 7), we take a moment to look back at her first year . Dear Blue Ivy, It ...

  5. Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Joins Musical 'Fela!'

    January 03, 2013 1:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams is joining the latest national tour of the musical "Fela!" Producers said Thursday the singer, who starred on the UPN sitcom "Half & Half," will be onstage when the tour op ...

  6. 2013 Grammy Awards: From The Editor

    December 21, 2012 11:45 AM EST What an amazing year it was for music! In reviewing the charts and essays in our just-published year-end double issue, it was hard to pick a favorite. Taylor Swift's Red sold 1.2 million copies its first week. Adele sold her 10 millionth copy ...

  7. The Year In Pop 2012: Adele Repeats as Top Artist, Gotye Scores No. 1 Hot 100 Song

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After her watershed success in 2011, Adele triumphs again in 2012. She becomes the only act to be both the top artist of the year and have the No. 1 Billboard 200 album ("21") two years in a row. In 2011, she was the first woman to notch t ...

  8. The Year In Pop: Adele Repeats as Top Artist, Gotye Scores No. 1 Hot 100 Song

    December 14, 2012 8:23 AM EST After her watershed success in 2011, Adele triumphs again in 2012. She becomes the only act to be both the top artist of the year and have the No. 1 Billboard 200 album ("21") two years in a row. In 2011, she was the first woman to notch ...

  9. Ross On Radio: First Listen - Australia's Elf Radio

    December 12, 2012 7:00 AM EST What if, six years ago, the major group broadcasters that participated in the HD Radio Alliance had decided that holiday music was going to be the exclusive province of digital radio? When I went to Radio Shack to buy my $99 Accurian radio, what i ...

  10. Chart Moves: Nicki Minaj's 'Roman' Reissue Spurs 591% Gain, Sony's 'Playlist' Series Sizzles (at $1.99)

    November 30, 2012 8:00 AM EST The Billboard 200 On the chart this week, Rihanna bounded in at No. 1 with her first chart-topping set, "Unapologetic." The SRP/Def Jam album moved 238,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, also marking Rihanna� ...

  11. Kelly Rowland Enlists Jam & Lewis for 'Year of the Woman'

    November 19, 2012 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 "I think that it's probably the most vulnerable I've been on a record," the R&B star says of her new music Kelly Rowland is not just excited about "Year of the Woman," her upcoming fourth studio solo album, she' ...

  12. Biggest No. 2 Hits Ever: The Top 40 Hot 100 Tunes To Not Hit No. 1

    November 15, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 PSY's "Gangnam Style" joins the ranks of the hottest No. 2 hits ever. See the full list. This fall, PSY's "Gangnam Style" quickly became one of the most watched No. 2 Hot 100 hits ever as fans wondered if it make it to ...

  13. Kelly Rowland Stays Cool in 'Ice' Video: Watch

    November 14, 2012 12:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Kelly Rowland 's latest single, "Ice," finally received an appropriately sexual music video on Tuesday (Nov. 13). Lil Wayne , the song's co-star, does not make an appearance, sadly. In the clip, the beautiful former Child of Dest ...

  14. K-Pop Hot 100: Lee Hi, 16, Scores First No. 1 + This Week's Must-See Videos

    November 11, 2012 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Young, talented and snazzy, Lee Hi, 16, clinched the No. 1 spot this week with her new boppy, retro-soul track, "1,2,3,4," making her the first female debut act to capture Billboard's K-Pop Hot 100 top spot this year. The perky perfor ...

  15. Beyonce's Super Bowl Setlist: Poll Results

    October 23, 2012 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Which five songs do fans want to hear Beyonce perform at Super Bowl XLVII? Check out the full results below. With last week's announcement that Beyonce will be performing at the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show this February, fans immediately beg ...

  16. Ask Billboard: The Twitter-Sized Edition

    October 20, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Answers to questions about Madonna, Beyonce, Sarah Brightman and more - all in 140 words or less! As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last ...

  17. Beyonce's Super Bowl Setlist Poll: Vote Now!

    October 16, 2012 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Choose the five songs you think Queen B should perform at the Super Bowl halftime show in February. On Tuesday (Oct. 16), Beyonce officially revealed that she'll be rocking the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show, following in Madonna's footste ...

  18. Destiny's Child Releasing 'Playlist' Greatest Hits in October

    September 19, 2012 8:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Destiny's Child will ask fans to "Say My Name" all over again in October. The former girl group will release greatest hits collection "Playlist" on Oct. 9. The set will arrive on the 15-year anniversary of the band's fi ...

  19. Fashion Week NYC: Theophilus London Takes Over

    September 14, 2012 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Theophilus London has been one of fashion's favorites this year. Not only did he spend most of the past week in the tents at Lincoln Center for New York Fashion Week, but the Brooklyn rapper also performed at Rebecca Minkoff's fall fashion ...

  20. Avril Lavigne & Chad Kroeger, Jay-Z & Beyonce, Skrillex & Ellie: Music's Top 10 Couples

    August 22, 2012 5:22 PM EDT Pop songstress Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger (i.e. "Chavril") yesterday (Aug. 21) announced their engagement, joining the ranks of celebrity music couples like Jay-Z and Beyonce, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, Blake ...

  21. Original Sugababes Reunite in New Group

    July 20, 2012 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 After months of speculation, the original lineup of the British pop trio Sugababes have reunited. The threesome -- Keisha Buchanan, Mutya Buena and Siobhan Donaghy -- made the announcement via Twitter this morning (July 20). The act is named Mutya K ...

  22. Beyonce Returns to the Stage in Atlantic City

    May 29, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I had to lose 60 pounds. They had me running on that treadmill," Beyoncé said at her sold-out concert on Saturday night (May 26), the second of four shows at Revel's Ovation Hall in Atlantic City, before ending the night with her No. ...

  23. Obituary: Robin Gibb (1949-2012)

    May 24, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 As a member of storied pop group the Bee Gees, Robin Gibb achieved international fame alongside brothers Barry and Maurice. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the trio also won nine Grammy Awards. However, a ...

  24. Bee Gees Rank Third for Most Hot 100 No. 1s in History

    May 21, 2012 9:05 AM EDT As part of the Bee Gees, the late Robin Gibb's impression on the Billboard Hot 100 will be felt forever. The trio racked up nine Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles -- more than any other group in history save for the Beatles (with 20) and the Su ...

  25. Bee Gees Rank Third Among Groups for Most Hot 100 No. 1s in History

    May 21, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As part of the Bee Gees , the late Robin Gibb's impression on the Billboard Hot 100 will be felt forever. The trio racked up nine Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles -- more than any other group in history save for the Beatles (with 20) and the Sup ...

  26. Ask Billboard: 'Call Me Maybe' ... by 'Payphone'?

    May 14, 2012 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and coun ...

  27. Remembering Left Eye, 10 Years After Her Death

    April 25, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ten years ago today (April 25), hip-hop and R&B lost a great soul too soon. Rapper, singer, dancer and songwriter, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes lost her life in a fatal car accident in Roma, Honduras at the age of 30. Honduran Villagers Mourn ...

  28. Hot 100: Fun. Makes Digital Sales History in Sixth Week at No. 1

    April 11, 2012 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fun. 's "We Are Young," featuring Janelle Monae , leads the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart for a sixth week. In doing so, it becomes the first song ever to log six weeks of 300,000 or more in digital sales. With 390,000 downloads sold ...

  29. Fun.'s 'We Are Young' Tops Hot 100 For Sixth Week, Breaks Eminem's Digital Sales Record

    April 11, 2012 2:16 PM EDT Fun.'s 'We Are Young' Remains Atop Hot 100, Sets Digital Sales Mark Fun.'s "We Are Young," featuring Janelle Monae, leads the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart for a sixth week. In doing so, it becomes the first song ever ...

  30. Beyonce to Perform Three Shows in Atlantic City

    March 19, 2012 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyoncé is ready to hit the stage only months after giving birth to her's and Jay-Z 's daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. Blue Ivy Photos: Baby's First Pictures Posted Online In celebration of Revel 's $2.4 billion entertainment destinat ...

  31. Chart Juice: Beyonce Banks First Adult R&B No. 1

    February 23, 2012 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 In a seeming case of chart déjà vu, Drake continues his reign on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as "The Motto," featuring Lil Wayne , rules at No. 1 for a second consecutive week. The routine success of Drake leaves allow plenty of room ...

  32. 'X Factor' Weeks Away From New Judges

    February 22, 2012 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Don't expect the two new "X Factor" judges to be in place by the time open auditions begin March 14 in Kansas City, Mo. Meetings will be taking pace over the next several weeks with potential judges, at which time executive producer a ...

  33. 'X Factor' Judge Announcements Not Expected For Weeks, Says Simon Cowell

    February 22, 2012 5:36 PM EST Don't expect the "X Factors" two new judges to be in place by the time open auditions begin March 14 in Kansas City, Mo. Meetings will be taking pace over the next several weeks with potential judges at which time executive producer ...

  34. Backbeat: Kelly Rowland, Sylvia Rhone Honored @ Essence Black Women in Music Gala

    February 09, 2012 10:17 AM EST Honorees Sylvia Rhone, former Motown chief, and rising icon Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child fame. (Photo: 2012 A Turner Archives) Grammy Week revved up in earnest last night (Feb. 8) with two key events; the Recording Academy's Producer ...

  35. Jay-Z, Beyonce, U2, Lady Gaga Rank on Billboard Power 100 List

    January 27, 2012 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell Also Impact List You may not know Irving Azoff by face, or even by name, but rest assured that the chairman of Live Nation ­-- the world's largest promoter, ticketing company and artist manage ...

  36. Billboard Power 100: Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter and Beyonce Knowles

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 13 Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter & Beyoncé Knowles Artists, Founders Roc Nation; House of Dereon Twitter: @S_C and @beyonce The Power of Love... Want to talk power? Less than a week after her birth, Jay-Z and Beyonce's daughter, Blue ...

  37. Billboard Power 100: Lia Vollack

    January 26, 2012 8:05 PM EST No. 51 Lia Vollack President of Worldwide Music Sony Pictures Entertainment Film music maven ... Coming of age in the punk era with Richard Hell and the Ramones, Lia Vollack has leaned on her DIY ethic to navigate different directions for Sony in ...

  38. Jay-Z Releases New Song Feat. His Daughter, Blue Ivy: Listen

    January 09, 2012 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Just a few days after the birth of his and Beyoncé's daughter, Blue Ivy, Jay-Z releases an ode to their baby girl titled, " Glory ." Listen closely and you'll listen to "daddy's little girl" at the end of the song. ...

  39. Beyonce Gives Birth To a Baby Girl

    January 08, 2012 1:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce Knowles and Shawn " Jay-Z " Carter, two of America's biggest musical artists, have welcomed their first child together. The 30-year-old pop singer gave birth to a baby girl late last night (Jan. 7) in NYC, according to The Hou ...

  40. Ask Billboard: Uncovering Potentially Uncoverable Songs, Reader Responses

    November 26, 2011 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and coun ...

  41. Beyonce Debuts 'I Was Here' Live Video

    November 17, 2011 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer Shares Memories, First Glimpse of Wedding Dress in Clip Beyoncé has a live DVD coming out soon, so to whet our appetites the singer has released a nostalgia-soaked clip for the track "I Was Here (Live at Roseland)." The deluxe DVD, ...

  42. Beyonce to Debut One More '4' Video Before DVD Deluxe Release

    November 08, 2011 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Yesterday (Nov. 7), Sony Music hosted two screenings (10 am and 12 am) for Beyoncé 's "Live At Roseland" DVD at Sony's NYC offices. Beyoncé's 30 Biggest Billboard Hits Beyoncé's publicist shared a few words before cuein ...

  43. 'X Factor' Results: Paula Abdul's Groups Have a Bad Night

    November 04, 2011 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wednesday night after the top 12 finalists performed live on "X Factor," America finally got the chance to vote -- via call, text, mobile app, online or Twitter -- for their favorite contestants. The votes were in last night, and two of Pa ...

  44. Beyonce Premieres 'Party' Video, Preps 'Live at Roseland' DVD

    October 26, 2011 8:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beyoncé 's latest video has arrived. "Party," the sixth single from this summer's "4," hit Vevo on Wednesday, with a special guest verse from J. Cole. The chart-topping rapper replaced OutKast's Andre 3000, who app ...

  45. Tyler, The Creator Interviews Nas

    October 12, 2011 6:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tyler, The Creator , one of our 21 Under 21: Hottest Minors, took a pen and pad to interview one of hip-hop's greatest MC's, Nas . In the November 2011 issue of XXL , Tyler goes deep with questions ranging from music, religion, family, dru ...

  46. Backbeat: Kelly Rowland Gets Deep at Recording Academy 'Conversation With' Event

    September 30, 2011 12:22 PM EDT Kelly Rowland with MC Lyte at the "A Conversation With" event in Los Angeles Tuesday night (Photo: Maury Phillips, WireImage.com; courtesy of The Recording Academy) "I'm on the highest cloud right now; it surpasses nine," ...

  47. Toni Braxton and BC Jean Sign to The Collective

    September 06, 2011 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles-based entertainment/production company The Collective has signed Grammy Award-winning singer Toni Braxton and up-and-coming singer/songwriter BC Jean for worldwide career management. The announcement follows the company's recent sig ...

  48. Beyonce Shimmers in '1+1' Video: Watch

    August 25, 2011 11:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beyoncé shimmers and seduces in the new video for her ballad, "1+1." Co-directors of the clip -- Beyoncé, Laurent Briet and Ed Burke -- experiment with lighting and visual effects to give Bey's "favorite song" off' &quo ...

  49. Barack Obama Turns 50: 7 Birthday Songs Not By the Beatles

    August 04, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since you have proven that you're not living under a rock (no WiFi down there), you must be aware it's President Barack Obama's birthday. The big 5-0! Supporters threw a huge party-slash-fundraiser in Chicago Wednesday night (Aug. 3) ...

  50. Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland Teaming for Fall Tour

    July 27, 2011 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown and Kelly Rowland will hit the road together for a fall tour, both R&B/pop stars confirmed on Tuesday (July 26). According to Neon Limelight , Rowland spilled the news during a radio interview on New York's Hot 97. "I' ...

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