1. Beastie Boys 'Make Some Noise' on Social 50 Chart

    May 05, 2011 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 B eastie Boys enter the Social 50 at No. 44 for the first time thanks to the arrival of their video for "Make Some Noise." The star-studded clip drove a 191% increase in week-over-week views and a 96% lift in overall plays across all monit ...

  2. Stars Shine At Billboard Latin Music Awards, But Enrique Iglesias Rules The Night

    April 29, 2011 12:41 AM EDT Fire Walker: Enrique Iglesias won nine Billboard Latin Music Awards including Artist of the Year and Best Latin Pop Album By a Soloist. (Photo: Telemundo/Gary Rothstein) MIAMI -- There's no question that Enrique Iglesias ruled the 2011 Billbo ...

  3. Don Omar, Enrique Iglesias Among Top Performers at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 29, 2011 12:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's no question that Enrique Iglesias ruled the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Not just because he opened with a romantic, soft and laser-lit performance of not one but two songs and then went on to win nine awards, including the top ho ...

  4. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Big Winners at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 28, 2011 11:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a year that saw pop going bigger than ever, it's perhaps not surprising that two crossover superstars -- Enrique Iglesias and Shakira -- were the big winners at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Leading the fray with nine honors was ...

  5. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Win Big at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 28, 2011 11:00 PM EDT Big Winner: Enrique Iglesias at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards accepting one of nine awards he won. (Photo: Getty Images) MIAMI -- After a year that saw pop going bigger than ever, it's perhaps not surprising that two crossover superst ...

  6. Billboard's Latin Music Conference & Awards Central

    April 20, 2011 5:41 PM EDT April 29, 2011 |Photos Photos: 2011 Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, Behind the Scenes The Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards is the longest running and most prestigious event in the Latin music industry. For three days and ...

  7. Ask Billboard: From 'S&M' To Disney Acts

    April 15, 2011 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. 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 co ...

  8. Nicki Minaj Officially Joins Britney Spears 'Femme Fatale' Tour

    April 12, 2011 10:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 After several days of rumors and being " in talks ," Nicki Minaj was officially confirmed as the special guest on Britney Spears upcoming Femme Fatale tour today, via a post on Spears' official website . The tour begins on June 16 in ...

  9. Enrique Iglesias, Luis Fonsi, Gloria Trevi to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 08, 2011 7:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 E nrique Iglesias , Luis Fonsi , Christian Castro , Jencarlos Canela and Gloria Trevi have been added to the roster of stars performing later this month at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami Beach. The singers join the recently announced ...

  10. Enrique Iglesias, Luis Fonsi, Gloria Trevi, More To Perform At Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 08, 2011 5:26 PM EDT Enrique Iglesias, Luis Fonsi, Christian Castro, Jencarlos Canela and Gloria Trevi have been added to the roster of stars performing later this month at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami Beach. The singers join the recently announced p ...

  11. Nicki Minaj Confirms Talks to Join Britney Spears Tour

    April 08, 2011 1:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 N icki Minaj confirmed that she is in talks to join Britney Spears' forthcoming tour , as reported by Billboard last week. MTV News spoke with Minaj before she performed at Casio's TRYX OUT: NYC 2011 Launch Party in New York Thursday night ...

  12. Gloria Estefan Recording New Album with Pharrell Williams

    April 07, 2011 6:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 G loria Estefan has taken to Twitter to tell fans about her newest album and collaboration with hip-hop artist/producer Pharrell Williams . "I can't tell u how much I've enjoyed working with @NeRdArMy!," Estefan wrote , referring ...

  13. Nicki Minaj In Discussions to Join Britney Spears Tour

    April 01, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Femme Fatales: Will Nicki Minaj (right) open for Britney Spears? (Photo: Getty Images) Sources say that Nicki Minaj is in discussions -- but not confirmed -- to support Britney Spears on the latter's upcoming tour after Enrique Iglesias abrup ...

  14. Sources: Nicki Minaj In Discussions to Join Britney Spears Tour

    April 01, 2011 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 N icki Minaj is in discussions -- but not confirmed -- to support Britney Spears on the latter's upcoming tour, after Enrique Iglesias abruptly pulled out hours after the tour was announced, sources have told Billboard. Minaj is currently on th ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears Wants Usher for Tour, Jack White/Danger Mouse Collab Hits Net

    March 31, 2011 7:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Wants Usher for Tour Britney Spears may have lost Enrique Iglesias as a touring partner this week, but she has other options in mind. "I think Usher & ...

  16. Britney Spears Now Wants to Tour With Usher

    March 31, 2011 3:30 PM EDT Britney Spears may have lost Enrique Iglesias as a touring partner this week, but she has other options in mind. "I think Usher's really great right now," she tells MTV News . "I think he's really hot right now. That would ...

  17. Enrique Iglesias-Britney Spears Tour Still Possible, Source Says

    March 29, 2011 5:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Even though Enrique Iglesias pulled out of Britney Spears ' tour just hours after it was announced this morning, sources tell Billboard.biz that negotiations are under way that could result in a Spears/Iglesias tour taking place this summer, af ...

  18. Enrique Iglesias-Britney Spears Tour Still Possible, Source Says

    March 29, 2011 4:11 PM EDT Even though Enrique Iglesias pulled out of Britney Spears' tour just hours after it was announced this morning, sources tell Billboard.biz that negotiations are under way that could result in a Spears/Iglesias tour taking place this summer, a ...

  19. Exclusive: Enrique Iglesias Pulls Out Of Britney Spears Tour

    March 29, 2011 11:36 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias has pulled out of the Britney Spears North American tour just hours after the tour was announced, sources tell Billboard.biz. Tour promoter Live Nation declined to comment; Billboard.biz will have more on this story as details eme ...

  20. Britney Spears To Tour With Enrique Iglesias This Summer

    March 29, 2011 6:55 AM EDT Britney Spears will announce on ABC's "Good Morning America" today that she will tour North America with Enrique Iglesias, Billboard.biz has learned. Today is the official release date of Spears' seventh studio album, "Fem ...

  21. JAY SEAN FEATURING LIL WAYNE -- HIT THE LIGHTS

    March 28, 2011 10:56 AM EDT Just as with their collaboration on the Billboard Hot 100-topping "Down," Jay Sean and Lil Wayne have joined forces to create another upbeat club-banger that's angling to become a summer radio staple. Riding the wave of an ongoing ...

  22. Win A Trip To The 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 26, 2011 11:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Huge stars like Enrique Iglesias , Pitbull , Maná , Camilla , and Shakira are up for honors at this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 28 and you could win a trip to Miami to see all the action in person. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Lea ...

  23. Mana Soar To No. 1 Debut On Hot Latin Songs

    March 21, 2011 4:51 PM EDT Mana roars back onto Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Hot Latin Songs radio airplay chart, as "Lluvia Al Corazon" blasts in at No. 1. The track is just the ninth to arrive at the apex in the chart's nearly 25-year history. The son ...

  24. Mana Manages No. 1 Debut On Latin Songs

    March 21, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 M ana roars back onto Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Latin Songs radio airplay chart, as "Lluvia Al Corazon" blasts in at No. 1. The track is just the ninth to arrive at the apex in the chart's nearly 25-year history. The song als ...

  25. Nicole Scherzinger's 'Breath' Claims U.K. No. 1

    March 21, 2011 8:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 Adele extended her run atop the album chart with "21" (XL) to eight weeks yesterday (Sunday), setting a new digital record in the process, as Nicole Scherzinger claimed her first U.K. solo No. 1 single with "Don't Hold Your Breat ...

  26. Katy Perry Dominates Digital Songs, 'E.T.' Climbs Hot 100

    March 17, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Lady Gaga 's "Born This Way" remains atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week -- its entire chart run -- Katy Perry 's "Teenage Dream" becomes the first album to yield four No. 1s on Digital Songs, as "E.T.,& ...

  27. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Katy Perry, Aaron Lewis

    March 10, 2011 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 DUAL DOMINATION: A week after notching his first No. 1 on Pop Songs , Enrique Iglesias becomes the first artist to top the survey and Latin Songs simultaneously with different songs. As "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludac ...

  28. Britney Spears' 'World' Spins Onto Hot 100

    March 10, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With Lady Gaga locked in at No. 1 for a fourth week and only one song entering the top 10, Britney Spears makes the Billboard Hot 100's splashiest headlines, debuting at No. 20 with "Till the World Ends." Although she snaps a string o ...

  29. Enrique Iglesias' 'Tonight' Tops Hot Latin, Mainstream Top 40 Charts In A Billboard First

    March 10, 2011 8:19 AM EST Enrique Iglesias' chart feat this week -- an artist ranking at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs and Mainstream Top 40 charts simultaneously with two different compositions, in two different languages -- is a first in the surveys' ...

  30. Britney Spears' 'Till the World Ends' Leaks Online: Listen

    March 03, 2011 6:52 PM EST 0 0 0 B ritney Spears has been posting 20-second previews of new songs over the past two weeks, but the latest preview of seventh full-length "Femme Fatale" has leaked in its entirety. "Till the World Ends" hit the web this afternoon ( ...

  31. Jennifer Lopez Leaps Onto Hot 100 with 'On the Floor'

    March 03, 2011 11:44 AM EST 0 0 0 J ennifer Lopez blasts back onto the Billboard Hot 100, as "On the Floor," featuring Pitbull , soars in as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 9, marking the new "American Idol" judge's highest career launch on the list. Lopez's ...

  32. Exclusive: Godsmack, Counting Crows Sign With the Collective

    March 03, 2011 7:30 AM EST The Collective management agency continues to expand its music division with the signing of the Counting Crows and Godsmack, Billboard.biz has learned exclusively. In addition to the two multi-platinum rock groups, the three-year-old Collective Mu ...

  33. Enrique Iglesias Scores Top 40 Radio No. 1, After 11 Years, 7 months, 3 weeks

    March 01, 2011 1:09 PM EST Patience pays off for Enrique Iglesias , who completes the longest climb to the top of Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart from an artist's first entry on the survey, as "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris ...

  34. Enrique Iglesias Scores First Pop Songs No. 1

    March 01, 2011 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Patience pays off for Enrique Iglesias , who completes the longest climb to the top of Billboard's Pop Songs chart from an artist's first entry on the survey, as "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris and DJ Fra ...

  35. Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Grows Atop Grammy-Fueled Hot 100

    February 24, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A week after the Billboard Hot 100 welcomed Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" as the 1,000th No. 1 in its storied history, the chart-topping counter remains frozen at that milestone number, as "Born This Way" refuses to relinquish ...

  36. Lady Gaga, 'Glee' Highlight Historic Hot 100 Week

    February 16, 2011 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 In one of the most highlight-heavy weeks in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, Lady Gaga roars in at No. 1 with "Born This Way," the 1,000th leader since the list launched in 1958. Concurrently, with six debuting titles, the "Glee& ...

  37. Ask Billboard: Britney Spears' '3' Decades of No. 1s

    February 11, 2011 7:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. 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 co ...

  38. Single Review: Lady Gaga, 'Born This Way'

    February 11, 2011 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 LADY GAGA Born This Way (4:20) Producer: Lady Gaga, Jeppe Laursen, Fernando Garibay, Paul Blair aka DJ White Shadow Writer: Steani Germanotta, Jeppe Laursen Publisher: various Streamline/KonLive/Interscope After all the tweets, talk and anticipation ...

  39. Iglesias, Shakira Lead Finalists For Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 11, 2011 1:00 PM EST 0 0 Iglesias, Shakira Lead Finalists For Billboard Latin Music Awards Pop sounds dominated the charts during the past year and Latin music was no exception, with crossover stars Enrique Iglesias and Shakira leading the list of finalists for the 22nd annua ...

  40. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Lead Billboard Latin Music Award Nominations

    February 10, 2011 10:23 AM EST 0 0 0 This was the year that went pop around the world, and Latin music was no exception, with Enrique Iglesias and Shakira , both crossover acts with big up-tempo pop albums, leading the list of finalists for the 22nd annual Billboard Latin Music Awards. ...

  41. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Among Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 10, 2011 9:50 AM EST This was the year that went pop around the world, and Latin music was no exception, with Enrique Iglesias and Shakira, both crossover acts with big up-tempo pop albums, leading the list of finalists for the 22nd annual Billboard Latin Music Awards ...

  42. Wiz Khalifa's 'Black And Yellow' Tops Hot 100

    February 10, 2011 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As perhaps as consolation for forlorn Pittsburgh Steelers fans, Wiz Khalifa 's Steel City anthem "Black and Yellow" ascends to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, jumping 4-1. Will Next Week Bring The Billboard Hot 100's 1000th No. ...

  43. Nicki Minaj Hits No. 1 on Billboard 200, Crosses 1 Million Sales

    February 09, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 N icki Minaj crowns the Billboard 200 albums chart for the first time, as her "Pink Friday" set steps 3-1 in its 11th week on the list (45,000; up 18% per Nielsen SoundScan). "Pink" also pushes past the 1 million total sales mark ...

  44. Chart Highlights: Adult Pop, Rap Songs & More

    February 07, 2011 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. ...

  45. Jessie J Earns No. 1 U.K. Single with 'Price Tag'

    February 07, 2011 10:35 AM EST 0 0 0 British pop-R&B breakthrough artist Jessie J scored her first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday as "Price Tag" (Lava/Universal Island), featuring B.o.B , debuted at the top. Adele 's "21" (XL Recordings) started a second week ...

  46. Wisin & Yandel's 'Los Vaqueros: El Regreso' Debuts at No. 1 on Latin Charts

    February 03, 2011 1:10 PM EST Thanks to a combination of show-and-album bundles, a series of in-stores and traditional retail push, Wisin & Yandel's "Los Vaqueros: El Regreso"(Machete/Universal), debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart. &q ...

  47. Bruno Mars Holds Off P!nk Atop Hot 100

    February 03, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 B runo Mars' "Grenade" logs a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , although P!nk's "F**kin' Perfect" appears primed to assume the summit next week. "Grenade" registers its highest weekly audien ...

  48. Amos Lee Nets No. 1 on Billboard 200 in Another Dreary Sales Week

    February 02, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It's a take-the-good/take-the-bad sort of week on the Billboard 200. On the one hand, singer/songwriter Amos Lee collects his first No. 1 and a career-high sales week of 40,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, with his new album, "Mission ...

  49. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Bruno Mars, Decemberists

    January 27, 2011 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 HE'S THE GREATEST DANCER: Enrique Iglesias passes a King (of Pop) and a Prince for most No. 1s among solo males in the 34-year history of Dance/Club Play Songs . "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank ...

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