1. Billboard Bits: Madonna 'Needs to Make Music Again,' Mariah Inspires Goat Lactation

    December 17, 2010 5:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Madonna: 'I Need To Make New Music' Madonna may have had a busy 2010 -- starting a fashion line with her daughter and opening her first Hard Candy gym -- but it ...

  2. Billboard Bits: T.I. Releases a New Message from Prison, Justin Bieber Coming to Vanity Fair cover

    December 15, 2010 7:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. T.I. Releases New Message from Prison Incarcerated rapper T.I. has released another somber message from prison, this time thanking everyone for picking up his new album, ...

  3. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Dodges Assault Charges, Ricky Martin to Release Bilingual Album

    December 14, 2010 5:59 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bieber Will Not Face Charges in Assault Case This past October, Justin Bieber was accused of punching a 12-year-old boy in the face during a laser-tag battle in which the ...

  4. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys Make 'Fight' Film, Warped Tour Bands Announced

    December 08, 2010 6:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beastie Boys Making Short Film With Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Elijah Wood Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys , who continues to battle cancer, will write and ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Mack Maine Talks 'Carter IV' First Single, Rihanna Announces Fall 2011 UK Tour

    December 07, 2010 6:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mack Maine: Lil Wayne's 'Carter IV' First Single is '6'7"' Rapper Mack Maine has revealed that the first single to Lil Wayne 's mu ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Demi Lovato Attack Victim Waiting for Apology, MJ's Glove Fetches $330K

    December 06, 2010 5:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Demi Lovato Attack Victim Waiting for Apology Alex Welch, the tour dancer Demi Lovato punched in the face before entering herself into rehab , recently said that she' ...

  7. Billboard Bits: Jamie Foxx Announces New Album, Christina Aguilera's New Guy Takes Time Off from Band

    December 03, 2010 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jamie Foxx Announces New Album Jamie Foxx has announced the release of his third studio album, "Best Night of My Life," for Dec. 21. The follow-up to 2008' ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Unreleased MJ Tracks Hit the 'Net, Katie Couric to Appear on 'Glee'

    December 02, 2010 6:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Michael Jackson Non-Album Songs Leak Two new Michael Jackson songs, "Blue Gangsta" and "All I Need," leaked to the Internet yesterday (Dec. 1) via the ...

  9. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Stars Getting Replaced in 2012, Michael Cera Joins Indie Rock Band

    December 01, 2010 6:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "Glee" Stars Getting Replaced in 2012 Even Gleeks have to graduate some time, and " Glee " creator Ryan Murphy is preparing for his young actors to de ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Pink Talks Baby Names, Bon Jovi Going on Hiatus

    November 30, 2010 5:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Pink Reveals Top Choice for Baby Name When Pink announced on " Ellen " Nov. 17 that she was expecting a child, it didn't take long for the name game to beg ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber in '10 Most Fascinating People,' T.I.'s New Song with Christina Aguilera

    November 29, 2010 7:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Named One of Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating People' Justin Bieber was one of the 10 people to make it on Barbara Walters' annual ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Quincy Jones Opposes Kanye West Comparisons, Jay-Z On Shooting His Brother

    November 22, 2010 7:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Quincy Jones Doesn't Like Kanye West Comparisons Quincy Jones is letting it be known that he's not fond of comparisons to Kanye West , at least not when produci ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Gaga Calls New Album 'Almost Perfect,' Eminem Compares His Addiction to MJ's

    November 18, 2010 6:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Says New Album is 'Almost Perfect' Lady Gaga Tweeted early yesterday (Nov. 17) that "Born This Way," her album slated for a release during 2 ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Beyonce's Parents Call Off Divorce, Taylor Swift Admits to Giving Bad Advice

    November 16, 2010 6:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce's Parents Not Divorcing; Britney's Parents Reconcile A pair of pop stars have watched their parents undergo recent relationship changes. Matthew and Tin ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Will.i.am Calls MJ Album 'Disrespectful,' Jessica Simpson Not Getting Prenup?

    November 15, 2010 7:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Will.i.am Calls New Michael Jackson Release 'Disrespectful' Will.i.am is far from excited about the release of "Michael," the first posthumous Michael ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z Rolls Out New Website to Celebrate His Hits, Fergie Dispels Solo Album Rumors

    November 12, 2010 5:48 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jay-Z Debuts Glossy New Website to Celebrate His Greatest Hits Jay-Z recently unveiled a new website as a promotional push for his upcoming greatest hits album, "The ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera to Get Star on Walk of Fame, 'Glee' to Gain Cast Member

    November 10, 2010 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Getting Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Christina Aguilera will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, Nov. 15. The singer is the 2 ...

  18. Four Things You Didn't Know About Lil Wayne's Time in Prison

    November 08, 2010 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 The Juice got the inside scoop on Lil Wayne 's time at Rikers Island this weekend after bumping into a correction's officer who watched over the rapper's cell during his last month of incarceration. While Weezy did his best to keep th ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Metallica Honors Armed Forces, Lil Wayne Buys 48 Bottles of Champagne

    November 05, 2010 6:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Metallica Headlines 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' Launch Event, Honors U.S. Armed Forces Metallica headlined the launch event for the Activision "Call of Duty: ...

  20. Billboard Bits: Gwyneth Paltrow to Sing 'F--k You' on 'Glee,' Bret Michaels Denies Tish Cyrus Affair

    November 03, 2010 5:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwyneth Paltrow to Perform Cee-lo's 'F--k You' on 'Glee' The Nov. 16 episode of " Glee " will feature an appearance from Gwyneth Paltro ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears Tries to Protect Herself in Court, Kanye Delivers a Quirky Speech

    November 02, 2010 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Trying to Protect Personal Information in Court Britney Spears reportedly wants to move an upcoming hearing with former bodyguard Fernando Flores, who clai ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Is Kim Kardashian Recording an Album?

    November 01, 2010 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Is Kim Kardashian Recording an Album? Kim Kardashian may soon be famous for more than just her beauty. According to reports, the socialite-turned-reality TV star is curre ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Bieber Sports Lakers Championship Ring, Janet Jackson Reveals Breast Binding

    October 28, 2010 6:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Sports Lakers Championship Ring...But Why? Don't be fooled by Justin Bieber 's latest piece of bling -- the 16-year-old may have game on the baske ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift Canoodles with Jake Gyllenhaal, Coldplay Puts People to Sleep

    October 26, 2010 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal Spotted Apple Picking Taylor Swift has been spotted around New York City with actor Jake Gyllenhaal. The two spent the past weekend (Oct. ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga and Elton John Duet, Axl Rose Faces Bentley Lawsuit

    October 21, 2010 6:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga and Elton John Team Up for Disney Duet Sir Elton John and Lady Gaga are teaming up for a duet entitled "Hello, Hello" to be featured in the upcoming D ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry Preps For India Wedding, The Flaming Lips Playing 'Soft Bulletin' on New Year's

    October 20, 2010 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry and Russell Brand Prep For Wedding In India Katy Perry and fianceƩ Russell Brand arrived in India earlier this week and are rumored to be getting married in th ...

  27. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Shoots Sexy GQ Photos, T.I. Dropped by Axe

    October 19, 2010 7:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee' Surprises Fans with Sexy GQ Photos, Creator Talks 'Rocky Horror' Remake Although the members of glee club may be considered typical high school ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Eve Announces New Album, Susan Boyle Stopping By 'Oprah'

    October 18, 2010 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Eve Announces Date for New Album After multiple delays, Eve 's forthcoming album "Lip Lock," has been given a March 11 release date on EMI records. The rap ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Movie Poster Revealed, Rihanna Releases New Single

    October 15, 2010 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Poster for Justin Bieber Movie 'Never Say Never' Revealed Justin Bieber recently released the poster for his upcoming 3-D film, "Never Say Never," whi ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys Possibly In Studio, Madonna Hates Actresses

    October 14, 2010 7:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beastie Boys Back in the Studio? The Beastie Boys may have resumed work on "Hot Sauce Committee, Pt 1," the new album that the hip-hop trio was working on befor ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Ke$ha to Release New Material, Rihanna Explains Katy Perry Diss

    October 13, 2010 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Ke$ha to Release 'Partner Album' Titled 'Cannibal' Nov. 22 Ke$ha will release a "partner album," titled "Cannibal," to her multi-p ...

  32. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swifts Offers 'Apology' To Taylor Lautner, Christina Aguilera Confirms Split

    October 12, 2010 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift Says New Track is 'An Apology' to Taylor Lautner "Back to December," the latest Taylor Swift song to be previewed off her upcoming " ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Keeps Oxygen Tank in Dressing Room, Kevin Jonas May Become a Father

    October 08, 2010 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Keeps Oxygen Tank in Dressing Room Among her eccentricities, Lady Gaga reportedly requests that an oxygen tank be kept in her dressing room while on tour, as we ...

  34. Billboard Bits: 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler Not Dating, Juliette Lewis Hospitalized

    October 07, 2010 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Juliette Lewis Hospitalized After Hit-and-Run Accident Actress and singer Juliette Lewis was hospitalized yesterday evening (Oct. 6) after her car was totaled by a hit-an ...

  35. Billboard Bits: 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler Romantically Linked, Kelly Clarkson Reveals Album Details

    October 05, 2010 5:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler: Couple Alert? Chelsea Handler and 50 Cent have been linked romantically, after a photo surfaced of the two getting close at the Blue Nile jaz ...

  36. Mario Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Mother

    October 01, 2010 12:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 The R&B singer Mario was arrested in Baltimore this morning (Oct. 1) for allegedly assaulting his mother in their shared apartment, a spokesperson for the city police department has confirmed to Billboard.com. 50 Musician Mugshots According to t ...

  37. Billboard Bits: Kanye Cancels Good Friday, Bieber Makes $300K a Show

    September 30, 2010 6:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bieber Makes $300K Per Concert Justin Bieber gets paid a minimum of $300,000 per concert, according to recent reports. The lofty sum is double the price of Weezer ($150K) ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Reveals Album Artwork, Bruce Springsteen Crashes Engagement Photo

    September 29, 2010 7:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Reveals Album Cover for "Loud" Rihanna has revealed the album cover artwork for her soon-to-be-released "Loud," unveiling it piece-by-piece on ...

  39. Billboard Bits: MGMT Denies Being Hit with Urine, Obama Talks Rap Music

    September 28, 2010 6:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. MGMT Denies Being Pelted with Urine After claims that MGMT drummer Will Berman was hit with a glass full of urine at the band's Manchester, England show last night ( ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Gwen Stefani Gets 'Waxed,' Bret Michaels to Have Heart Surgery

    September 23, 2010 6:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwen Stefani Wax Figure Unveiled No Doubt's Gwen Stefani unveiled a wax figure of herself yesterday (Sept. 22) at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in Las Vegas. The ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Black Eyed Peas to Play Super Bowl Halftime in 2011?

    September 16, 2010 6:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Black Eyed Peas To Play 2011 Super Bowl? The Black Eyed Peas are rumored to perform at the halftime show at the 2011 Super Bowl in Dallas, according to the Sports by Broo ...

  42. Billboard Bits: J.Lo Goes Diva In 'Idol' Negotiations, 'Glee' Brings In 'Rocky Horror' Alums

    September 13, 2010 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "American Idol" Did Not Meet J.Lo's Demands Although she will receive a handsome deal for becoming a judge on "American Idol," Jennifer Lopez � ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears' Romantic Getaway, Usher Added to VMAs

    August 26, 2010 6:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Takes Romantic Hawaiian Getaway Taking a break from the studio and taping "Glee," Britney Spears enjoyed a romantic vacation in Hawaii with boyfr ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift 'Mine' Preview, Shyne Negotiates with Cash Money

    August 20, 2010 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Sneak Peek of Taylor Swift's "Mine" Video A sneak peek of Taylor Swift 's "Mine" video hit the internet today via CMT. Photos from the shoot ...

  45. Billboard Bits: Conan O'Brien Teams Up with Jack White, T.I. Preps a Cartoon Show

    August 19, 2010 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Conan O'Brien Teams with Jack White for Two Releases Conan O'Brien has paired up with rock-star buddy Jack White for two releases, set to hit stores on Aug. 24 ...

  46. Billboard Bits: New Michael Jackson Music in the Works, Jessica Simpson in Talks with 'Idol'

    July 28, 2010 7:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. New Michael Jackson Music in the Works Producer Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins has announced plans to work on a project involving unreleased Michael Jackson songs. ...

  47. Taylor Swift Announces New Album 'Speak Now,' Out Oct. 25

    July 20, 2010 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 T aylor Swift will release her third studio album, "Speak Now" -- the follow-up to 2008's "Fearless" -- on Oct. 25, the country star announced Tuesday (July 20). Swift shared the news with her fans on Ustream and said the al ...