1. Maddie & Tae First Female Duo in Country Airplay Top 10 Since 2007

    October 28, 2014 11:05 AM EDT Maddie & Tae notch the first top 10 by a female duo in nearly eight years on Billboard 's Country Airplay chart, as "Girl in a Country Song" rises 11-9. The chart hadn't welcomed a female twosome into its upper tier since t ...

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

    March 30, 2014 9:05 AM EDT 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 ...

  3. Friends 'N' Family Pre-Grammy Party Sees Execs, Artists and Everyone Else Rub Shoulders

    January 25, 2014 11:33 AM EST Of all the parties to hit during Grammy week, the annual "Friends 'N' Family" pre-Grammy party might be the most unique. Held at the Los Angeles Park Plaza Hotel Friday (Jan. 24) night, FNF isn't like your average Grammy p ...

  4. Rick Nowels, Lana Del Rey Co-Writer, Talks 'Summertime Sadness' And His Catalog Of Hits

    August 27, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Rick Nowels has penned some of the most melodic pure-pop hits of the last quarter-century-plus. Chart Beat goes one-on-one with one of pop music's master tunesmiths For more than 25 years, Rick Nowels has crafted some of the most memorable ...

  5. 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief: Musicians React on Twitter

    December 13, 2012 1:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Thousands of fans packed into New York City's Madison Square Garden Wednesday night at the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, where an A-list line-up of stars rotated on and off the stage for a solid five hours. The concert, broadcast online an ...

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  7. Tweet Out the Vote: Lady Gaga, Ted Nugent + More Head to the Polls

    November 06, 2012 1:40 PM EST 0 0 0 If there's one thing you can glean from monitoring Twitter on this fine election day, it's that celebrities are voters, too, and boy do they love talking about it. Stars ranging from Kelly Clarkson to Ted Nugent and Reba McEntire to Justin ...

  8. Presidential Debate 2012: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 04, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 During the 2012 Presidential Debate Wednesday night (Oct. 4), hundreds of celebrities tuned in and turned on their computers -- ready to share their thoughts with millions of social media followers. Many of the normally-outspoken Republican musician ...

  9. Twitter 140: Page 9

    July 26, 2012 7:11 PM EDT « PREVIOUS | NEXT » RETURN TO INDEX Minya Oh Founder, MissInfo.TV @missinfo Dishing the inside word on all things hip-hop and R&B, Miss Info tweets a steady diet of new music, videos and other random goings-on around the industry and the Web, ...

  10. Pub Briefs: Spirit Music Group Buys Jimmy Sturr Catalog, Imagem Music USA Signs John Shanks, and More

    May 24, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Spirit Music Group Buys Jimmy Sturr Catalog -- Spirit Music Group has purchased the complete song catalog of polka icon Jimmy Sturr as part of a joint venture with with Lauren Keiser, the veteran print and concert music publisher. The deal covers ...

  11. Chart Beat Meet & Greet: Laura Warshauer (Video, Exclusive Song Premiere)

    March 01, 2012 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Every once in a while, we come across an artist that we just can't wait to tell the world more about. Laura Warshauer is one such artist. Born and raised in Red Bank, N. J., and now residing in Los Angeles, the singer/songwriter mixes powerhous ...

  12. Grammys Embrace of Chris Brown Draws Criticism

    February 14, 2012 7:58 AM EST Chris Brown accepting an award at the 2012 Grammys .(Getty Images) NEW YORK (AP) - The Grammy Awards' warm embrace of Chris Brown three years after his assault of Rihanna has drawn the ire of viewers who claim the controversial R&B star s ...

  13. Chris Brown's Grammy Comeback Draws Criticism

    February 13, 2012 9:04 PM EST 0 0 0 The Grammy Awards' warm embrace of Chris Brown three years after his assault of Rihanna has drawn the ire of viewers who claim the controversial R&B star shouldn't have been rewarded with such attention. Brown was front-and-center thre ...

  14. No Doubt, Nicole Scherzinger, Rise Against--All Interscope Artists--Twitter-Hacked By Ron Paul Supporters

    January 11, 2012 3:56 PM EST Kelly Clarkson and Michelle Branch may have unofficially endorsed Ron Paul, but Nicole Scherzinger, No Doubt and Rise Against? Not exactly supporters, as recent tweets from the musical artists may lead people to believe. Kelly Clarkson's  ...

  15. No Doubt, Nicole Scherzinger, Rise Against Twitter-Hacked By Ron Paul Supporters

    January 11, 2012 2:12 PM EST 0 0 0 Kelly Clarkson and Michelle Branch may have unofficially endorsed Ron Paul, but Nicole Scherzinger, No Doubt and Rise Against? Not exactly supporters, as recent tweets from the musical artists may lead people to believe. Kelly Clarkson, Michelle Bra ...

  16. Kelly Clarkson, Michelle Branch Unofficially Endorse Ron Paul

    December 29, 2011 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The Iowas caucuses are still a few days away, but two female pop singer-songwriters are already casting their vote for one 2012 Republican presidential candidate. On Wednesday night (Dec. 28), Kelly Clarkson unofficially endorsed Republican mainstay ...

  17. Chris Isaak, Stevie Nicks Lead Buddy Holly Tribute Event

    September 08, 2011 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 An eclectic collection of artists that included Stevie Nicks , members of Cobra Starship , Chris Isaak and Paul Anka saluted Buddy Holly Wednesday on what would have been his 75th birthday in, appropriately enough, Hollywood. Producer, manager and s ...

  18. Miranda Lambert: How Her Chart-Topping Side Project Defies Decades of Nashville Convention

    September 06, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the coronation of her side project, Pistol Annies' "Hell on Heels," Miranda Lambert is the first artist in the 47-year history of Billboard's Country Albums chart to have notched No. 1s solo (her first three, 2005-09) and as ...

  19. Michelle Branch: The Making of New Album 'West Coast Time' (Exclusive Video)

    August 25, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 "What started it all was we had the lyric about Led Zeppelin and we thought, 'Wouldn't it be cool if we could sing like a Zeppelin reference in the next part?'" Michelle Branch tells Billboard.com before quickly breaking out ...

  20. Michelle Branch: Making Of West Coast Time

    Michelle Branch: Making Of West Coast Time

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  21. Chris Isaak Says Early Elvis Is 'In My DNA'

    August 18, 2011 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Isaak says the forthcoming "Beyond The Sun" -- a collection of songs by Sun Records artists that he recorded in the famed Memphis studio -- is "an album I've been wanting to do probably my whole life." "If you ask ...

  22. Single Reviews

    August 08, 2011 7:12 AM EDT POP MICHELLE BRANCH Loud Music (3:20) Producer: Julian Emery Writers: M. Branch, J. Emery, J. Lawrence-Irvin Publishers: various, Reprise Records Michelle Branch has taken some time away from pop-rock to dabble in country music, but the early-&# ...

  23. 11 Anticipated Album Updates: Madonna, DMX, Nickelback And More

    July 24, 2011 9:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of huge stars -- ranging from Madonna to Nickelback and Soundgarden -- are planning album releases during the next 18 months. Here's a run-down of where they are in the recording process, and how long we'll have to wait for the musi ...

  24. Parachute Works with Lady A, Lures Male Listeners on New Album

    July 22, 2011 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Parachute frontman Will Anderson says that even though the band harbors no illusion about its audience -- "It's very 16-24 year old females. We understand that," he says -- it's been happy to see a little more testosterone in the ...

  25. Bob Seger, Kid Rock, The Killers Top Inaugural Orlando Calling Fest Lineup

    July 21, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rockers both modern ( Kid Rock , the Killers , the Raconteurs ) and classic ( Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band , the Doobie Brothers ) along with a smattering of country, blues, folk, R&B and hip-hop artists will be performing at the inaug ...

  26. Michelle Branch Moves 'Away from My Comfort Zone' on New Album

    July 15, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michelle Branch "just wanted to get as far away from my comfort zone as possible" while making September's "West Coast Time," her return to pop/rock after a sidestep into country with the Wreckers and her 2010 EP "Every ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift Reschedules Dates, Lil Wayne & Ashanti Team Up

    July 06, 2011 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift Postpones Several Tour Dates Due to Illness Taylor Swift has rescheduled four of the dates on her summer tour after coming down with bronchitis this weekend. ...

  28. Goo Goo Dolls Working on 'Very Uptempo' New Album, Says Rzeznik

    July 01, 2011 11:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Rzeznik says he's "maybe...halfway done" with writing for the next Goo Goo Dolls album, which he says will be "very uptempo and very sort of upbeat" as opposed to 2010's "darker" "Something For the R ...

  29. Remembering 15 Forgotten Adult Pop Songs

    March 29, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 For the 15th anniversary earlier this month of Billboard's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart, we presented the Top 40 Adult Pop Songs 1996-2011 ranked retrospective. How about some (very) deep countdown extras? Here is a look (and listen) at ...

  30. Ask Billboard: Chart Beat Readers' 2010 Favorites

    December 31, 2010 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 This week, it's all about the best of 2010 - my picks and yours. Here are my favorite concerts, albums (and more) of the past 12 months. Please feel free to share your rankings in the comments section below or at askbb@billboard.com (please inc ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Madonna Gifts Malawi Orphans, Lil Wayne's Love Interest

    December 27, 2010 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Madonna Sends Christmas Gifts to Malawi Orphanages Madonna did her part to help out the less fortunate this holiday season, sending packages of toys, new and used clothin ...

  32. Billboard Bits: Dylan Roadie Impersonator Orders 178 Gourmet Pizzas, Madonna's Philanthropy, Michelle Branch's Return To Pop

    December 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan Mistakenly Involved in Pizza Prank, Perpetrator Found There's no denying Bob Dylan is a legend, and until recently, some Amherst, Mass. folks thought he was a pizza prankster as well. Dylan's name was used in a cruel joke invol ...

  33. Sara Bareilles Sings from the 'Heart' At L.A. Show

    September 30, 2010 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Judging from her recent No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 album chart, Sara Bareilles has quite a following. And while chart position says a lot about broad consumer appeal, she is much more than the typical studio musician who can sell albums. Tuesd ...

  34. Hey Monday Q&A I Billboard.com

    Hey Monday Q&A I Billboard.com

    September 21, 2010 4:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hey Monday chats with Billboard.com about their new EP "Beneath It All". Michelle Branch , Billboard , cassadee pope , The Voice , rascal flatts , singer , team , season 3 , Over You , Blake Shelton Videos Billboard Blake Shelton Cassadee ...

  35. Hey Monday - "I Don't Wanna Dance" LIVE

    Hey Monday - "I Don't Wanna Dance" LIVE

    September 21, 2010 4:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hey Monday plays an acoustic version of their single, "I Don't Wanna Dance". Michelle Branch , Billboard , cassadee pope , The Voice , rascal flatts , singer , team , season 3 , Over You , Blake Shelton Videos Billboard Blake Shelton ...

  36. Mashup Mondays: Hey Monday

    Mashup Mondays: Hey Monday

    September 20, 2010 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hey Monday gives Jason Derülo's "In My Head" a punk rock twist. Michelle Branch , Billboard , Mashup Mondays , cassadee pope , The Voice , singer , rascal flatts , team , Jason Derulo , season 3 Videos Billboard Blake Shelton Cassadee ...

  37. Fiona Apple Releasing New Album in Spring 2011

    September 16, 2010 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 After five years of waiting, Fiona Apple fans will be happy to learn that the singer/songwriter has a new album on the way. According to a recent profile in Modern Drummer magazine of Apple's drummer and co-producer Charley Drayton, the follow- ...

  38. Train Rolls To 100th Adult Pop Songs No. 1

    September 08, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 With a 2-1 advance for "If It's Love," Train collects the 100th No. 1 title in the 14-year history of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult Pop Songs chart. The survey premiered in the Billboard issue dated March 16, 1996, as an of ...

  39. Final Daily Noise: Bill Werde Says Goodbye in Style

    August 13, 2010 5:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's final edition of the Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Bill Werde says farewell after a year of bringing you the top music news every day--but you can still get your Fuse news fix on "A Different Spin with M ...

  40. Chart Beat Thursday: Katy Perry, Lee Brice, Judy Collins

    July 08, 2010 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 PARTY IN THE U.S.A.: Before the release of "California Gurls," Katy Perry revealed her inspiration for co-writing the song: "It's so great that ( Jay-Z and Alicia Keys ') 'Empire State of Mind' is huge and that eve ...

  41. Ask Billboard: Jewel, Ciara, Ricky Martin

    June 18, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. A JEWEL IS FOREVER Hi Gary, I was ...

  42. Chart Beat Wednesday: Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Godsmack

    February 17, 2010 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 'BACK' COUNTRY: Kenny Chesney blasts onto Country Songs at No. 23, as "Ain't Back Yet" enters at No. 23. The uptempo track plays over the closing credits of the film "Kenny Chesney: Summer in 3-D," due April 21, an ...

  43. Ask Billboard: Miley's New Movie Music

    February 05, 2010 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. SNEAKING A FEW MORE PEAKS Hi Gary ...

  44. Chart Beat Wednesday: Colbie Caillat, Rob Thomas, Lady Antebellum

    January 27, 2010 2:55 PM EST 0 0 0 'FALLIN' ' LOVE: Colbie Caillat ascends to the Adult Contemporary apex, as "Fallin' for You" rises 2-1. The song is Caillat's second No. 1 on the survey. On the chart dated Jan. 19, 2008, her debut smash "Bubb ...

  45. Best Of The 2000s: Part 1

    December 22, 2009 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22: ...

  46. Chart Beat Tuesday: Neil Diamond, Kelly Clarkson, Jordin Sparks

    November 24, 2009 11:48 AM EST 0 0 0 HAVE YOURSELF A CHERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS: Neil Diamond enjoys his highest Adult Contemporary chart position in more than 17 years, as "Cherry Cherry Christmas" debuts at No. 26. Diamond last placed higher when "Don't Turn Around&q ...

  47. Watch Michelle Branch Play Acoustic, Talk "Everything" Album

    November 12, 2009 5:47 PM EST 0 0 0 Fans may have raised their eyebrows when Michelle Branch crossed over from pop to country music back in 2003, but she insists it was no fluke. In fact, she says in a video interview with Billboard.com, it was the key to finding her comfort zone as a ...

  48. Michelle Branch - Sooner Or Later (Live)

    Michelle Branch - Sooner Or Later (Live)

    November 12, 2009 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Michelle Branch performance at Billboard.com, Autumn 2009. Presented in HD by Zune. Sooner Or Later , Michelle Branch , performance , exclusive , rock , vuclip , Michelle Branch , Exclusive , Performance , Rock Videos Michelle Branch Exclusive Perfo ...

  49. Michelle Branch Q&A I Billboard.com

    Michelle Branch Q&A I Billboard.com

    November 12, 2009 2:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Michelle Branche interview by Billboard.com's Monica Herrera, Autumn 2009. Presented in HD by Zune. Monica Herrera , Twilight , Michelle Branch , Pop , interview , exclusive , rock , vuclip , Twilight , Michelle Branch Videos Twilight Michelle ...

  50. Michelle Branch Interview

    Michelle Branch Interview

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