1. Kacey Musgraves Talks Hanging With Katy Perry, New Music At iHeartRadio Fest

    September 21, 2014 7:58 PM EDT Kacey Musgraves brought her candid country charm to the scorching-hot iHeartRadio Fan Village in Las Vegas on Saturday (Sept. 20), where she also doubled as an unlikely opening act for the day's biggest draw, 5 Seconds of Summer. But she&# ...

  2. Katy Perry's Prismatic Tour Doing Big Business

    September 19, 2014 5:29 PM EDT Katy Perry takes her Prismatic World Tour to No. 1 on Billboard's weekly Hot Tours recap with $31 million in ticket sales from the tour's North American leg that began in June. The tally includes concerts that occurred in a two-month spa ...

  3. Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, And More: Who Had The Best Social Media Moment of the Week?

    September 19, 2014 2:11 PM EDT From Ariana Grande  to  Lady Gaga , some of pop's biggest stars are the best at highlighting the goofy, serious and most WTF moments in their crazy life on social media. But it can be hard to keep track of all your favorites; that's wher ...

  4. Katy Perry Lands Seven Nominations for MTV Europe Music Awards

    September 16, 2014 6:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With seven nominations, Katy Perry leads the way for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards. Though the pop superstar can expect some stiff competition on the night from the likes of Ariana Grande (with six nominations), 5 Seconds of Summer and Ph ...

  5. Katy Perry Lands Seven Nominations for MTV Europe Music Awards

    September 16, 2014 6:00 AM EDT With seven nominations, Katy Perry leads the way for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards. Though the pop superstar can expect some stiff competition on the night from the likes of Ariana Grande (with six nominations), 5 Seconds of Summer and ...

  6. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Madonna's 'Music' Tops Hot 100

    September 15, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 2.807 k 144 35 0 This week in 2000, the Material Girl scored her 12th, and most recent, No. 1. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Adele, Katy Perry and Michael Jackson Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of ...

  7. Ask Billboard: It's All About Women In The Hot 100's Top Five

    September 12, 2014 6:30 PM EDT 2.093 k 81 36 Women control the chart's top five this week, led by Meghan Trainor's 'All About That Bass.' How uncommon is a top-five male lockout? As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musin ...

  8. What Are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry Fighting About? 5 (Silly!) Theories!

    September 10, 2014 2:09 PM EDT Don't you think 24 is too young to be messed with? Red alert:  Taylor Swift and Katy Perry are fighting -- or, at least, shading the hell out of each other. Wednesday, the NY Post said the feud, which Swift was careful to point out was mostly ...

  9. Did Katy Perry Confirm Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Song Is About Her?

    September 09, 2014 9:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 If you're going to insult Katy Perry , expect some serious shade in return. A quick primer: Yesterday, Taylor Swift 's Rolling Stone  profile found her discussing a new song off 1989 called "Bad Blood," which is about an unnamed ...

  10. Katy Perry Takes You Inside Her GIF-Ready 'This Is How We Do' Video

    September 08, 2014 9:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 See how an NBA star, a Mariah drag queen & a twerking cartoon bird all ended up in the same music video. Katy Perry brought all her friends along for her "This Is How We Do" video. There's her newly signed artist Ferras , there� ...

  11. Iggy Azalea Also Wins the Search of Summer

    September 05, 2014 6:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 After 'Fancy' was named Billboard's Song of Summer, Google reveals Iggy is the most-searched artist of the season as well. Iggy Azalea has already won the "Song of the Summer" title on the Billboard charts, but new data conf ...

  12. Exclusive: Capitol Forms In-House Ad Agency seventeenfifty, Preps New York Upfront

    September 05, 2014 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Capitol Music Group chief Steve Barnett relocated 31 of EMI’s former East Coast staff to the Capitol’s iconic Hollywood headquarters on Vine Street, he set out to create a new corporate culture in which “confidence is contagious.” That strategy ...

  13. Metallica, One Direction, Eminem, Among New Adds to Guinness World Records

    September 03, 2014 8:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica , One Direction , Miley Cyrus , Eminem , Katy Perry and Shakira are all among the new additions to the Guinness Book of World Records ' new edition that will be out next week. Metallica's achievement comes for being the first and ...

  14. Metallica, One Direction, Eminem, Among New Adds to Guinness World Records

    September 03, 2014 8:25 PM EDT Metallica , One Direction , Miley Cyrus , Eminem , Katy Perry and Shakira are all among the new additions to the Guinness Book of World Records ' new edition that will be out next week. Metallica's achievement comes for being the first a ...

  15. 'Pancake Mountain,' Kid-Friendly and Music-Centric Series, Returns with New Season of (Weird) Programming

    September 02, 2014 10:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 The series, co-conceptualized by punk demigod Ian Mackaye and ressurected thanks to the patronage of 'Star Wars' director J.J. Abrams, returns today. Katy Perry 's slightly scantily-clad performance on Sesame Street may not have flown ...

  16. 'Pancake Mountain,' Kid-Friendly and Music-Centric Series, Returns with New Season of (Weird) Programming

    September 02, 2014 10:18 AM EDT Katy Perry 's slightly scantily-clad performance on Sesame Street may not have flown with Big Bird -- or parents -- but the singer will always be A-OK as far as Pancake Mountain is concerned. In a 2007 episode of the kids-of-all-ages-friendly ...

  17. Riff Raff Mad at 'Chubby' Sam Smith For Cropping Him Out of VMA Photo

    August 29, 2014 3:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 This is how he do. Here's the thing about having so many celebrities at awards shows: Unless you're Beyonce , everyone gets cropped out of a photo at some point or another. Yes, Riff Raff , even you. Katy Perry's All-Denim Ensemble Is ...

  18. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Katy Perry's 'This Is How We Do' Darts Into Top 40

    August 29, 2014 12:29 PM EDT 2.405 k 120 37 'Prism' produces a sixth top 40 hit. Plus, moves for Bobby Shmurda, Blake Shelton, Mr. Probz and Steve Aoki. As previously reported , Taylor Swift soars onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 1 with "Shake It Off" and Nicki M ...

  19. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Katy Perry's 'This Is How We Do' Darts Into Top 40

    August 29, 2014 12:29 PM EDT As previously reported , Taylor Swift soars onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 1 with "Shake It Off" and Nicki Minaj pounces 39-2 with "Anaconda." Who else shakes up the Hot 100 this week? - Katy Perry: "This Is How We Do&q ...

  20. Max Martin Scores 18th No. 1 On Billboard Hot 100

    August 28, 2014 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The co-writer and co-producer of Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' increases his impressive tally of leaders. With the No. 1 debut of Taylor Swift 's "Shake It Off" on the Billboard Hot 100 , the song's co-writer and c ...

  21. Katy Perry Donates Meet-and-Greet to Veterans Matter

    August 28, 2014 1:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 This is how you do, Katy Perry. Thanks to the philanthropy of Perry, 22 homeless veterans in Michigan and Texas will soon cross the threshold into permanent housing, according to a press release from Veterans Matter, a national program that works wi ...

  22. Must-Hear Music Podcast: Katy Perry, Riff Raff, Usher, Raury & More

    August 27, 2014 5:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 On this week's Must-Hear Music podcast, the Billboard staff talks about everything from Katy Perry working with eccentric MC Riff Raff to Brad Paisley 's make-out song to insanely promising newcomers like Raury and Sofi de la Torre . We do ...

  23. This Week In Billboard Chart History: In 1976, The Bee Gees Celebrate With 'Dancing'

    August 25, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 This week in 38 years ago, the trio led the first Dance Club Songs chart. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Katy Perry, the Notorious B.I.G. and Debbie Gibson Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of B ...

  24. Katy Perry's All-Denim Ensemble Is a Britney Spears & Justin Timberlake Throwback

    August 24, 2014 9:19 PM EDT 6.637 k 736 47 Britney loved it! Oops...she did it again. Katy Perry dug into VMA history when she chose what to wear to Sunday's award show. She (along with Riff Raff ) went with all-denim ensembles that channeled those iconic Britney Spears / Justi ...

  25. Super Bowl Halftime Pay-to-Play Reports: Grammys Producer Weighs In

    August 21, 2014 6:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 'I don't know that a Super Bowl performance, other than exposing an artist to a larger audience, does as much as the right performance on 'Saturday Night Live' or the right moment on the Grammys,' Ken Ehrlich tells Billboard ...

  26. NFL Reportedly Wants Artists to Pay to Play the Super Bowl Halftime Show

    August 21, 2014 12:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 The NFL has narrowed down its list of potential performers for the 2015 Super Bowl to three candidates, but the league is now asking the artists under consideration to pay to play, according to a new report. Rihanna , Katy Perry and Coldplay are the ...

  27. NFL Reportedly Wants Artists to Pay to Play the Super Bowl Halftime Show

    August 21, 2014 12:48 AM EDT The NFL has narrowed down its list of potential performers for the 2015 Super Bowl to three candidates, but the league is now asking the artists under consideration to pay to play, according to a new report. Rihanna , Katy Perry and Coldplay are t ...

  28. Lenny Kravitz to Play iTunes Festival in London

    August 20, 2014 11:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Apple's iTunes Festival in London has added Lenny Kravitz , Rudimental , Elbow and Paolo Nutini to its lineup of headliners. The eighth annual event will once again take place throughout September at The Roundhouse in the Camden neighborhood of ...

  29. Watch Katy Perry's Bikini-Clad ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Madonna

    August 19, 2014 6:25 PM EDT Dressed in just a black bikini, a shawl, sandals and sunglasses, Katy Perry took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday to help fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly called Lou Gehrig's disease.  Foo Fighters Parody 'Carrie' ...

  30. Super Bowl Halftime Poll: Should Rihanna, Coldplay or Katy Perry Perform?

    August 19, 2014 5:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 The NFL has reportedly short-listed the three acts for the 2015 game, but there's a catch. You can't buy the kind of exposure the Super Bowl halftime show brings -- or can you? Is Katy Perry Playing the Super Bowl? 5 Reasons Behind the The ...

  31. Watch Katy Perry Get Her Nose Pierced

    August 16, 2014 2:11 PM EDT 3.264 k 75 0 “Owww!” That’s the reaction Katy Perry gave when getting her nose pierced a second time. The pop star shared a brief video of the painful piercing to her 6.7 million Instagram followers on Friday (Aug. 15). “Last time I did this I was on my o ...

  32. Dillinger Escape Plan's Ben Weinman Launches DIY-Focused Startup

    August 11, 2014 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 It took the Dillinger Escape Plan 's Ben Weinman a few years to figure out what he actually wanted to do with his own record label. Launched in 2009, Party Smasher Inc. was first and foremost a way for the mathcore minor deities to release thei ...

  33. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Debut Atop Artist 100

    August 07, 2014 2:42 PM EDT The group’s historic week continues after finally reaching the top of the Billboard 200 for the first time in its illustrious career. Meanwhile, Maroon 5 breaks into the Artist 100 top 10. 2002 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Tom Petty & ...

  34. Katy Perry Tops YouTube List of Most Popular Music Videos of 2014 (So Far)

    July 29, 2014 5:37 PM EDT She's coming at you like a dark horse: So far, Katy Perry tops the list of most played music videos for 2014, YouTube announced July 29. The music video for Perry's single "Dark Horse" has racked up nearly 500 million views and ...

  35. Maroon 5, Sam Smith, 5 Seconds of Summer to Headline iTunes Festival in London

    July 21, 2014 2:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The iTunes festival returns to London this fall with Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris and Chrissie Hynde scheduled to perform at the Roundhouse in Camden. Over 60 acts wil ...

  36. Billboard Artist 100 Chart Launches; Trey Songz Leads First List

    July 10, 2014 10:03 AM EDT Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, MAGIC! and Luke Bryan among others in the top 10 of Billboard's exclusive new ranking of each week's top acts Today (June 10), Billboard proudly unveils the Artist 100 , the first-ever weekly ranking dedicated t ...

  37. Katy Perry, John Legend Lead 2014 Mid-Year Streaming Chart

    July 03, 2014 1:55 PM EDT Six months into the year, Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" leads the pack as 2014's most-streamed track in the U.S., according to Nielsen BDS. Since January, the title has received more than 188 million pays across streaming services ...

  38. 2014 Hasn't Been Half Bad

    July 01, 2014 11:45 AM EDT A look at the biggest chart headlines, from Pharrell Williams, Michael Jackson, Iggy Azalea and more, from the first half of 2014 Fourteen chart headlines from the first half of 2014: Katy Perry 's "Dark Horse" (featuring Juicy J) ...

  39. Beyonce Tops Forbes Celebrity 100 List, Springsteen, Calvin Harris Also Make the Cut

    June 30, 2014 12:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Queen B reigns supreme in Forbes Celebrity 100 list, which was released Monday. Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, Rihanna and Katy Perry were also in the top 10 on the list that rates the cultural icons success and influence against one another.  Beyonce runs the sho ...

  40. Katy Perry Becomes the RIAA's All-Time Top Digital Artist

    June 26, 2014 4:59 PM EDT Yesterday (June 25), Katy Perry was presented with yet another award in her record-setting three-album career. The Recording Industry Association of America named Perry its highest-selling digital act in the history of Gold and Platinum awards in ...

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