1. MTV VMAs: Ariana Grande, Kanye West Lead Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    August 29, 2016 1:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Beyonce and Rihanna's award wins spark top five showings for the superstars! Ariana Grande may not have scored a Moonman at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, but fans made sure she was a clear winner on the charts. The singer's " ...

  2. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Stranger Things' Soundtrack Makes Strong Debut

    August 26, 2016 6:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Sept. 3), the Suicide Squad soundtrack held firm at No. 1 for a second week , while PARTYNEXTDOOR , Justin Moore and Rae Sremmurd debuted in the top 10 with their latest albums. The Billboard 200 chart ...

  3. Madonna Makes Surprise Appearance at MOMA's 25th Anniversary Screening of 'Truth or Dare'

    August 25, 2016 3:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna still loves to shock.  The Queen of Pop made a big entry when she showed up for the 25th anniversary screening of Madonna: Truth or Dare at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday night (Aug. 24) in New York City .  Watch Madonna Dance on a Ta ...

  4. Watch All of Britney Spears' MTV Video Music Awards Performances

    August 24, 2016 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 7 Britney Spears will soon make her grand return to the VMAs stage.  After nearly a decade, the "Do You  Wanna  Come Over?" singer will join Rihanna as a confirmed performer at  the  2016 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday  (Aug. 28) . R apper ...

  5. Britney Spears' 'Glory' Is Another Comeback Album -- And This Time, It Might Be For Good

    August 23, 2016 1:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Let's be real: Britney Spears could have disappeared from the pop cultural landscape long ago. After dominating the turn-of-the-millennium teen pop boom with her albums … Baby One More Time, Oops! I Did It Again, Britney , and In the Zone , she ...

  6. Elvis Presley & Madonna: The Day the Music Died, and Was Born

    August 16, 2016 11:05 AM EDT 3.975 k 306 82 Aug. 16 marks the date that we welcomed the Queen of Pop and lost the King of Rock & Roll. Today marks the date that we welcomed the Queen of Pop and lost the King of Rock & Roll. Madonna was born Aug. 16, 1958. As we celebrate the ...

  7. Albums With the Most Weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart in the Last 25 Years -- From Drake's 'Views' to Adele's '21'

    August 03, 2016 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Drake’s Views is already a massively successful album on the Billboard 200 chart, having notched a 12 th week atop the list . But the album is also part of an exclusive club of just nine titles that have spent a dozen or more weeks at No. 1 in the l ...

  8. Age Ain't Nothin' But a Number: Sia & Other Artists Who Topped the Hot 100 After 40

    July 28, 2016 5:50 PM EDT 3.301 k 0 7 As Sia ’s “Cheap Thrills” becomes her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as an artist, the singer-songwriter also completes the rare feat of earning her first No. 1 after her 40th birthday. Sia's 'Cheap Thrills' Hits No. 1 on the Bil ...

  9. Want a Booty Like Nicki Minaj? Here's How to Get the Perfect Butt Crease

    July 21, 2016 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nicole Winhoffer, 31, has trained some of the most famous faces (and backsides) in music including Madonna , Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. The creator of the NW Method, an unconventional workout that combines Winhoffer's knowledge of the body, dance, ...

  10. Ariana Grande's Best Fangirl Moments, From Madonna to Jim Carrey, Bruno Mars & More

    July 21, 2016 4:00 PM EDT 5.021 k 0 82 Even though Ariana Grande is one of the world's biggest pop stars with legions of fans' support, the 23-year-old hasn't lost respect for her own influences and contemporaries. That's all to say, she's still a fan hers ...

  11. Madonna in Malawi to Visit Hospital Her Charity Is Funding

    July 10, 2016 10:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna , currently visiting Malawi, is planning to visit the construction of a children's wing at a hospital that her charity is funding in the southern African country's largest city, Blantyre. Madonna's Adopted Kids Meet Malawi ...

  12. The 12 Pop Songs You Didn't Know Diplo Produced

    June 09, 2016 12:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the last 18 months, Diplo 's production has been ubiquitous at pop's highest levels -- see hits like Jack Ü's "Where Are Ü Now" (which peaked at No. 8 on the Hot 100), Major Lazer 's "Lean On" (No. 4), and ...

  13. Madonna Shades BET Following Criticism Over Billboard Music Awards Tribute

    May 31, 2016 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna isn’t afraid of a little social media beef. After BET scoffed at her Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards , Madge responded last week with an earnest defense of her “Nothing Compares 2 U" and “Purple Rain” covers. Now, she’ ...

  14. Watch Celine Dion Reflect on Madonna's 'Incredible Job,' Her Own Tear-Jerking Performance at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 23, 2016 12:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sunday night (May 22) in Las Vegas, Céline Dion wowed Billboard Music Awards viewers with a stirring, teary-eyed tribute to her late husband René Angélil . Just four months after he succumbed to cancer, Dion delivered an impassioned cover of Queen ’ ...

  15. The Weeknd Wins Big, Celine Dion & Kesha Deliver Powerful Performances at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2016 11:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 He didn't perform, but The Weeknd was the big winner at Sunday (May 22) night's  2016 Billboard Music Awards , taking home eight honors, including Top Hot 100 Artist and Top R&B Artist at the event, broadcast live from the T-Mobile Are ...

  16. Which 2016 Billboard Music Awards Performance Are You Most Excited For? Vote!

    May 20, 2016 6:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Excited for Sunday night? At this year’s Billboard Music Awards , we’ve got a bunch of great live shows on tap. Justin Bieber , Celine Dion , a Britney Spears hits medley,  Madonna paying tribute to Prince -- and don’t forget, Kesha ’s much-anticipa ...

  17. Billboard Music Awards Sneak Peek: Madonna, Britney and More Major Moments to Expect

    May 19, 2016 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Artists planning to wear eyeliner to the 24th annual Billboard Music Awards on May 22 are best advised to invest in a tear-proof brand. "The show is going to be filled with a lot of emotion," says Mark Bracco, an executive producer of the ...

  18. Ruby Rose On Rihanna's Lips, Prince's Influence & Why She's Urban Decay's Beauty Spokeswoman: Exclusive

    May 12, 2016 2:30 PM EDT Inside a top-floor suite of New York’s Crosby Street Hotel, Ruby Rose has just wrapped a fashion photo shoot. She is poised and relaxed, sitting in an armchair with her short hair slicked back and cornrowed, wearing “ Slow Burn,” a rich red lip co ...

  19. Madonna to Honor Prince at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 11, 2016 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Queen of Pop will pay homage to another member of music royalty, Prince , at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Organizers today announced Madonna's  participation in what promises to be one of the highlights of this year’s BBMAs. The legenda ...

  20. Taylor Swift Tops Billboard's Top Money-Makers List of 2015

    May 05, 2016 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard ranks the highest-paid musicians of the past 12 months. Adele 's album megasales aside, touring is once again the determining factor for the 40 genre-spanning acts that topped Billboard 's ranking of music’s highest-paid musician ...

  21. Whose 'Sorry' is the Best: Beyonce, Justin Bieber or Madonna? Vote!

    April 25, 2016 6:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 There are a lot of ways to say I'm sorry and a lot of reasons to do it. And with Beyonce 's new album Lemonade that dropped this weekend, we got one more.  Beyonce's 'Lemonade' Is a Revolutionary Work of Black Feminism: Crit ...

  22. PJ Harvey On Target for U.K Albums Chart Crown, Drake Leading Singles Chart Race

    April 19, 2016 2:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 PJ Harvey is on the verge of being crowned queen of the U.K. albums chart for the first time, while Drake’s "One Dance" (Cash Money/Republic) is shuffling toward a second week atop the singles chart.  Harvey’s latest and ninth studio album ...

  23. Record Store Day's Hottest Special Releases -- From David Bowie to Vintage Madonna

    April 08, 2016 4:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Vinyl and cassettes are experiencing an unlikely renaissance, but the brick-and-mortar mom-and-pop stores built to sell them are closing in droves. Enter Record Store Day (RSD), an annual celebration of independent music shops across the globe, now ...

  24. Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Madonna & More Celebrate Easter on Social Media

    March 27, 2016 2:45 PM EDT 5.532 k 0 14 Happy Easter 2016! Music stars like Taylor Swift , Demi Lovato , Madonna , Miley Cyrus and dozens more took to social media Sunday (March 27) to celebrate the holiday. Top 10 Celebrity Easter Eggs “Today Jesus rose from the dead.. And I have ...

  25. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Chris Stapleton Scores First Top 10 Hit & More

    March 26, 2016 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's been a big week for Chris Stapleton , who already won an ACM Award even though the show isn't until next Sunday night (April 3) and also reached a million copies sold of his breakthrough album, Traveller , according to Nielsen Music. ...

  26. 11 DJ Twitter Beefs That Rocked Dance Music

    March 23, 2016 1:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Guess how many involve deadmau5? In the dance music world, nothing beats a good drop, but a good diss comes pretty damn close. When DJs fight, it brings the rest of the rave world together. No matter if we camp out at main stage or wouldn't be ...

  27. Here's What Donald Trump Had to Say About Madonna's 'Sex' Book in 1992

    March 22, 2016 6:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 This shouldn't shock anyone, but Donald Trump was saying sexist things long before his confounding 2016 presidential run started. Way back in 1992, when Trump was just one of many elite East Coast celebrities making the rounds on TV shows to ta ...

  28. Madonna Says She Would Never Perform at a Concert "High or Drunk"

    Madonna Says She Would Never Perform at a Concert "High or Drunk"

    March 22, 2016 10:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York — Madonna said she would never perform at a concert "high or drunk" in an Instagram post on Tuesday. The pop star played off the reported rumours that she appeared drunk onstage during her cu live aid , wochit entertainment , show ...

  29. Madonna Angers Australian Fans by Showing Up 2 Hours Late for Concert

    March 16, 2016 9:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna has angered fans by starting a concert in the Australian city of Brisbane more than two hours late and finishing the show early Thursday morning after the last train had left the venue. The pop star had been due to start at 9 p.m. local time ...

  30. Kylie Minogue and Madonna's Manager Guy Oseary Catch Up Down Under

    March 09, 2016 1:58 AM EST 0 0 0 Madonna’s manager Guy Oseary has shared a happy snap of himself with Kylie Minogue while on tour Down Under.  "Having fun with the beautiful@kylieminogue #melbourne #australia .." Oseary posted on his Instagram account.  But what does it a ...

  31. Madonna Dedicates Song to Son Rocco: 'There Is No Love Stronger Than a Mother for Her Son'

    March 05, 2016 9:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Madonna was overcome with emotion onstage as she spoke about her son, Rocco, and dedicated a performance of “La Vie en Rose” to him at a concert in New Zealand on Saturday (March 5). The singer is in the midst of a legal battle with ex-husband Guy R ...

  32. Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour Surpasses $100 Million Mark

    March 03, 2016 8:58 PM EST 0 0 0 The diva's total reported touring grosses recently reached $1 billion. Madonna takes the No. 2 slot on the latest Hot Tours roundup (see list, below) based on January ticket sales reported from her ongoing Rebel Heart Tour that covered North Am ...

  33. Madonna & Guy Ritchie Urged to Resolve Teen Son's Custody Case

    March 02, 2016 5:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Madonna and Guy Ritchie should think of their 15-year-old son's best interests and quickly resolve a months-long dispute over with whom the boy will live, a state judge said in a proceeding Wednesday in Manhattan. State Supreme Court Justice De ...

  34. Elton John Accuses Janet Jackson of Lip-Syncing: 'That's Not a Show!'

    February 25, 2016 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 For Elton John , lip-syncing is one of the highest offenses a touring musician can carry out. His famous feud with Madonna , which ended up being a lot of name-calling on his part, was all about lip-syncing. In his latest interview with Rolling Ston ...

  35. Madonna Had a Nasty Fall at Last Year's Brit Awards

    February 24, 2016 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At the Brit Awards on Wednesday (Feb. 24), there are sure to be plenty of noteworthy moments with Justin Bieber , Rihanna , Adele , Coldplay and the Weekend all set to perform. But it's doubtful anything will live up to being quite as memorable ...

  36. Madonna Makes Surprise Visits To Manila Children's Shelters

    February 24, 2016 2:38 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop star Madonna made surprise visits to two Manila shelters for orphans and street children, taking selfies with kids a day before the start of her two-night concert stint in the Philippine capital. Pictures on her Instagram account showed her carr ...

  37. Madonna Declaration Doesn't Save Sean Penn Lawsuit, Lee Daniels Says

    February 02, 2016 5:50 PM EST 0 0 0 The "Empire" co-creator says there was no actual malice, citing past reports of abuse including a "lurid account" of Sean Penn's "domestic terror." On Tuesday, six weeks after Sean Penn amended his $10 million defa ...

  38. Ariana Grande Joins Madonna Onstage in Miami -- And Gets Spanked

    January 25, 2016 3:48 PM EST 7.344 k 0 62 On Sunday night in Miami, dreams came true for proud Madonna groupie Ariana Grande when she joined the Queen of Pop onstage during her Rebel Heart Tour. Following in the footsteps of Amy Schumer , Anderson Cooper and Idris Elba, Grande danced ...

  39. Madonna, Fleetwood Mac & Elton John Lead New Hot Tours Roundup

    January 20, 2016 5:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Madonna heads up the weekly tally of Hot Tours (see list, below), ranking No. 1 based on grosses from the final four venues of her Rebel Heart tour’s European trek during November and December. She wrapped the 16-city fall run in Scotland on Dec. 20 ...

  40. Madonna Denies She Performed Drunk, Blasts Jack White For Being Too 'Laid Back' During Show

    January 19, 2016 9:59 AM EST 0 0 0 Madonna has taken to Instagram to refute claims that she was drunk during her Rebel Heart Tour performance in Louisville on Saturday (Jan. 16).  Over the weekend  TMZ reported that "some fans were irate that the show started late...VERY late ac ...

  41. David Bowie, Businessman: A Deep Dive Into The Musician's Visionary Dealmaking

    January 15, 2016 10:54 AM EST 0 0 0 David Bowie learned about the music business the hard way: from a notoriously bad contract with early manager Tony Defries that reportedly gave him half of the singer’s earnings. They parted ways in 1975, in a deal that gave Defries -- who paved the ...

  42. Madonna Performs 'Rebel Rebel' Tribute to David Bowie: Watch

    January 13, 2016 4:51 AM EST 6.805 k 0 35 Madonna has saluted David Bowie with a performance of his classic song "Rebel Rebel."  “I want to pay tribute to a man who inspired my career," she told the crowd as her Rebel Heart Tour stopped Tuesday at Houston’s Toyota Aren ...

  43. Madonna Remembers David Bowie: 'Talented. Unique. Genius. Game Changer'

    January 11, 2016 5:27 AM EST 0 0 0 Madonna was among the many artists to share her admiration for David Bowie upon hearing news of the singer's death in the early morning hours of Jan. 11. Tweeting that she was "devastated" and that Bowie changed her life, Madonna refe ...

  44. Madonna Plays Ex-Husband Sean Penn's Haiti Fundraiser, Tells Him 'I Love You'

    January 10, 2016 12:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Sean Penn still holds a special place in Madonna ’s heart. The Queen of Pop made an appearance at her ex-husband’s Help Haiti Home charity gala in Beverly Hills Saturday night (Jan. 9), where she shared her feelings about him during a speech. The tw ...

  45. Coachella 2016 Makes Festival History With Two Dance/Electronic Acts as Main Headliners

    January 05, 2016 1:31 PM EST 1.7 k 0 28 It’s no surprise that Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is the world’s highest-grossing festival. The historically diverse event launched back in 1999 and has grown immensely since then, grossing over $84 million from nearly 200,000 ti ...

  46. Diplo Recalls His Top Moments of 2015: Working With Madonna, Justin Bieber & More

    December 30, 2015 8:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Diplo has had a monumental year. The multi-faceted artist and businessman née Wes Pentz was showered with a bevy of milestones in 2015; from working with pop superstars Justin Bieber and Madonna , to breaking Spotify's record for most streams o ...

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