1. Billy Ray Cyrus Drops Divorce, Praises 'Hannah Montana'

    March 18, 2011 2:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Despite telling GQ that "Hannah Montana" "destroyed his family," Billy Ray Cyrus is praising the Disney Channel show again -- and calling off his divorce with wife of 17 years, Tish Cyrus. Cyrus took to TV's "The View&q ...

  2. Pitbull, Jamie Lynn Noon Heat Up Social 50 Chart

    March 17, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Lady Gaga continues to hold court atop the Social 50, Jamie Lynn Noon hits the top 10 and Pitbull charges 20-12 to a new peak. Popular YouTube act Noon rises 12-8 -- visiting the top 10 for the first time. She continues to be a phenom on MySpa ...

  3. Justin Bieber Wax Figures Unveiled at Madame Tussauds

    March 15, 2011 5:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber joined the prestigious list of pop stars honored with wax figures when lifelike replicas of the singer were unveiled today (Mar. 15) at Madame Tussauds wax museums in New York, Amsterdam and London. At the New York unveiling, Bieber&# ...

  4. Billboard Bits: Miley Cyrus Lashes Out at Paparazzi, Strokes Frontman Dissatisfied with New Album

    March 10, 2011 7:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Miley Cyrus Lets Loose on Paparazzi Miley Cyrus and mother Tish were spotted at California Chicken Cafe in West Hollywood Wednesday (Mar. 10), with the paparazzi in close ...

  5. The Strokes Premiere New Song on 'SNL'

    March 06, 2011 10:53 PM EST 0 0 0 On last night's (Mar. 5) "Saturday Night Live," host Miley Cyrus left the musical duties to rockers The Strokes . The band seized the opportunity in a big way, debuting a new song titled "Life Is Simple in the Moonlight." Mi ...

  6. Miley Cyrus Steals Justin Bieber's Swagger On 'SNL': Video

    March 06, 2011 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 M iley Cyrus hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the first time on Saturday, opening the show with "I'm Sorry I'm Not Perfect," a song that referenced several of her highly publicized missteps, and making various appearanc ...

  7. Miley Cyrus and The Strokes' Pretty Cool 'SNL' Promo

    March 04, 2011 1:35 PM EST 0 0 0 M iley Cyrus is hosting this weekend's episode of "Saturday Night Live" with musical guest The Strokes , which is "pretty cool." Don't you agree that it's "pretty cool"? Well, that's "pretty coo ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Paramore Eyes Summertime for New Music, Pete Wentz ‘Couldn’t Trust’ Ashlee Simpson

    February 18, 2011 4:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Paramore Eyeing Summer Release Date For New Music According to Paramore's Hayley Williams, the band is likely to release new songs over the summer, which will be rec ...

  9. Billy Ray Cyrus: 'Hannah Montana' Show 'Destroyed My Family'

    February 15, 2011 5:13 PM EST 0 0 0 The father of teen star Miley Cyrus said the Disney TV show "Hannah Montana" that made her a worldwide star, in truth destroyed his family, and he blamed it for sending his daughter out of control. Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus said he wa ...

  10. Stars Hit Hollywood, Gear Up for Grammys

    February 13, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 53rd annual Grammy Awards don't officially begin until 8PM tonight (Feb.13), but Tinsel Town is already aglow with the hundreds of stars who have descended on Hollywood for music's biggest night. Whether they were rehearsing for their ...

  11. Miley Cyrus Opens Up About Salvia Bong Hit

    February 09, 2011 1:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Last December, Miley Cyrus took the bong hit viewed around the world. Now the "Hannah Montana" star has finally responded to her incident with psychedelic herb salvia, footage of which infamously leaked online. Miley Cyrus Bong Hit Caught ...

  12. Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson to Honor Aretha Franklin at Grammys

    February 09, 2011 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 A retha Franklin will receive a special tribute from an all-star lineup of female singers, including Christina Aguilera , Jennifer Hudson and Florence & the Machine 's Florence Welch, at the Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday (Feb. 13). Esper ...

  13. Justin Bieber Fans Swarm Downtown L.A. for 'Never Say Never' Movie Premiere

    February 09, 2011 9:38 AM EST 0 0 0 Los Angeles got a bad case of Bieber fever on Tuesday (Feb. 8), when hundreds of Justin Bieber fans -- along with his famous friends Miley Cyrus , Will Smith , Usher and Selena Gomez -- filled the L.A. Live complex for the premiere of the teen pop s ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry Talks Breasts and Beyonce, Paltrow To Cover Prince on 'Glee'

    February 08, 2011 7:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry Talks Breasts, Beyonce, Hubby in Elle Katy Perry graces the March cover of Elle, looking colorfully chic and discussing (among other things) her breasts, her r ...

  15. Christina Grimmie Fends Off Justin Bieber, Rihanna in My YouTube Contest

    February 05, 2011 8:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Unsigned singer/pianist Christina Grimmie's story may have started as a small child with a karaoke machine, but over the last year and half, it's found an audience through YouTube. Grimmie is overtaking her big-name competitors -- includin ...

  16. Five More '80s Teen Pop Stars

    February 01, 2011 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 After quite impressing the 15-year-old me by interviewing Debbie Gibson and Tiffany , as the singers promoted the Jan. 29 premiere of their tongue-in-cheek Syfy film "Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid," it dawned that fellow youthful artists enjoye ...

  17. Justin Bieber to Release 'Remixes' Album on Valentine's Day

    January 31, 2011 2:59 PM EST 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber has announced the release of "Never Say Never - The Remixes," a seven-track album featuring collaborations with Rascal Flatts , Chris Brown and Usher . The album will hit stores on Valentine's Day (Feb. 14), three days ...

  18. Jessie J: Artists To Watch 2011

    January 24, 2011 10:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Jessie J Genre: Pop Winner of this year's Critics' Choice BRIT Award, Jessie J, 22, also topped the influential BBC "Sound of 2011" poll, which surveys 165 U.K. tastemakers. Now the Essex-born artist-who shares a co-writing credi ...

  19. Watch: 'Idol' Contestant Yoji 'Pop' Asano Shows Off MJ Dance Moves

    January 20, 2011 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Viewers of last night's season premiere of "American Idol" are undoubtedly talking Yoji "Pop" Asano, the contestant claiming to have been impersonating Michael Jackson since he was in his mother's womb. In an odd twist ...

  20. Weekly Chart Notes: Britney Spears, 'Country Strong,' Louis C.K.

    January 20, 2011 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 AND THE BRITNEY SONG IS ON: (To paraphrase Yoji "Pop" Asano, whose take on Miley Cyrus ' "Party in the U.S.A." proved one of the many highlights of last night's "American Idol" 10th season premiere). Britney S ...

  21. 'American Idol' Premiere: Top 5 Auditions, from Yoji 'Pop' to Devyn Rush

    January 20, 2011 2:03 AM EST 0 0 0 If you missed last night's "American Idol" season 10 premiere or just want to relive the highlights again, we're here to help. Watch the five most memorable auditions of the night below -- don't forget to tell us which one w ...

  22. 'American Idol' Premiere Plays Nice with Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler

    January 20, 2011 12:49 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" returned to Fox for its 10th season premiere on Wednesday night (Jan. 19), and with new judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez also making their debuts -- and the reliably affable Randy Jackson occupying Simon Cowell's ...

  23. 'Hannah Montana' Finale Sets Disney Ratings Record

    January 19, 2011 7:25 AM EST 0 0 0 "Hannah Montana" went out with a bang: The Disney Channel show's series finale - starring teen queen Miley Cyrus - attracted 6.2 million total viewers Sunday, out-performing its record-setting fourth season by 9 percent. The "Han ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Selena Gomez's Twitter Account Hacked, Aventura's Romeo Signs Solo Deal

    January 12, 2011 6:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Selena Gomez's Twitter Account Hacked Online followers of Selena Gomez may have noticed some surprising updates this morning from the pop singer. Gomez's Twitte ...

  25. Timbaland Writes Song for Demi Lovato, Praises Joe Jonas

    January 11, 2011 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 T imbaland has previously collaborated with artists like Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers , but the hip-hop producer is now posting video pleas to work with teen stars. Timbaland posted a video on Sunday (Jan. 9) offering a preview of a song he wr ...

  26. Paramore Controversy Sparks Social 50 Chart Climb

    January 06, 2011 12:27 PM EST 0 0 0 As the soap opera-worthy drama of Paramore's recent lineup change continues to make headlines, the rock band sees a corresponding surge in social network buzz, as it re-enters Billboard's Social 50 chart at No. 36. On Tuesday, Paramore spo ...

  27. Beyonce, Britney, Gaga Make Forbes' 2010 Hollywood Moneymakers List

    December 27, 2010 4:07 PM EST 0 0 0 L ady Gaga , Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus may have commanded more headlines in 2010, but none of them banked as much money as Beyoncé over the past year, according to Forbes' list of Hollywood's 20 Highest Earners of 2010 . The R&B/p ...

  28. Watch: Miley Cyrus Shares Plans for 2011

    December 27, 2010 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Even after footage of her salvia bong went viral earlier this month, Miley Cyrus isn't backing down from her video blogging ways. Cyrus wished fans a merry Christmas and shared her 2011 plans in a video message she posted over the holiday weeke ...

  29. Beyonce With $87 Million Dollars Is Highest Ranked Musician On Forbes Moneymakers List

    December 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga, Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus may have commanded more headlines in 2010, but none of them banked as much money as Beyoncé over the past year, according to Forbes' list of Hollywood's 20 Highest Earners of 2010 . The R&B/p ...

  30. Billboard Bits: System of a Down Announce Reunion, Kelly Osbourne Dresses Up Like Miley Cyrus

    December 23, 2010 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. System of a Down Announce 2011 Reunion After being defunct for over three years, hard rockers System of a Down has announced that they will return with new tour dates in ...

  31. Racy Demi Lovato Photos Hit the Web

    December 17, 2010 5:37 PM EST 0 0 0 One week after Miley Cyrus was caught taking a bong hit on camera , evidence of another female Disney star's scandalous behavior has hit the web. Racy new photos of Demi Lovato have leaked online that show the 18-year-old singer revealing her c ...

  32. Photos of the Year: 2010

    December 17, 2010 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne went from a Rikers cell to center stage. Justin Bieber got cozy with Kim Kardashian and Rihanna . Britney Spears got her "Glee" on. Nicki Minaj wigged out. Alicia Keys made a beautiful bride. Jay-Z blew upYankee Stadium with Emin ...

  33. Jessie J Named Critics' Choice at BRIT Awards

    December 15, 2010 10:43 AM EST 0 0 0 British singer/songwriter Jessie J has won the BRITs Critics' Choice award, making it four prizes in four years for female acts. Previous winners of the prize honoring up-and-coming artists on the British pop scene were Ellie Goulding , Florenc ...

  34. Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga Most Viral Artists of 2010

    December 10, 2010 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber was the world's most-streamed music artist in 2010, according to numbers shared by video analytics company TubeMogul. Bieber collected 1.07 billion streams through Dec. 7. TubeMogul's figures include streams from YouTube and ...

  35. Ask Billboard: Actors, Actresses On Billboard Charts

    December 06, 2010 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated each week. 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 count ...

  36. MTV U.K. Tips Far East Movement, Mona, Willow Smith For 2011

    December 01, 2010 8:36 AM EST 0 0 0 U.S. acts Far East Movement , Mona and Willow Smith have made the MTV Networks U.K. & Ireland list of 10 emerging acts it predicts will break big in 2011. "Blackberry Presents: Brand New For 2011" was unveiled at London's Koko ven ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee,' Black Eyed Peas, Susan Boyle

    November 18, 2010 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 CLASS RANK: The "Glee" cast accomplishes a feat on the Billboard Hot 100 that it couldn't quite manage at Regionals. While McKinley High School's show choir placed third in its most important singing competition to-date in the &q ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus Join American Music Awards Lineup

    November 11, 2010 1:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Country besties Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus will perform on this year's American Music Awards (airing Nov. 21 on ABC), it was revealed during Wednesday's CMA Awards. Kid Rock , whose new album, "Born Free," comes out Nov. 16, al ...

  41. Demi Lovato Not Being Treated For Drugs or Alcohol, Says Spokesman

    November 11, 2010 10:35 AM EST 0 0 0 A spokesman for troubled teen idol Demi Lovato on Wednesday denied the Disney actress was being treated for drug or alcohol addiction, following sensational claims in the media that she had a history of heavy drinking and cocaine use. The cocaine cl ...

  42. 5 Must-See Moments at the 2010 MTV European Music Awards

    November 08, 2010 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The MTV European Music Awards 2010, held this weekend (Nov. 7) in Madrid, were stacked with powerhouse performances -- including Linkin Park , B.o.B. and Paramore 's Hayley Williams, and Miley Cyrus -- and memorable moments. Billboard.com count ...

  43. Lady Gaga Tops MTV European Music Awards

    November 07, 2010 7:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Pop sensation Lady Gaga topped the winners at the MTV European Music Awards 2010 in Madrid, scooping the awards for best pop, best female and best song for "Bad Romance." Lady Gaga thanked MTV and her fans via satellite from Budapest, wher ...

  44. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry Set to Dominate MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 05, 2010 11:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 It could be the night of the diva in Madrid at the MTV Europe Awards on Sunday, with Lady Gaga and Katy Perry leading the field with five nominations apiece and "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria hosting the event. The U.S. singers g ...

  45. Weekly Chart Notes: Taylor Swift, Ke$ha, Mark Salling

    November 04, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 QUEEN OF STARTS, PART 1: While "Speak Now" storms in atop the Billboard 200 , becoming the first album since 2005 to begin with sales of more than a million , according to Nielsen SoundScan, Taylor Swift 's chart domination extends to ...

  46. Rock Mafia Recruits Miley Cyrus For 'The Big Bang' Video

    November 02, 2010 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the latest stop on Miley Cyrus 's path to prove that she's a fully grown woman and ensure that she is never called Hannah Montana again. In her most recent endeavor, Cyrus is playing video star for the Rock Mafia song, "The ...

  47. Miley Cyrus' Parents File for Divorce

    October 27, 2010 5:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 B illy Ray Cyrus and his wife Tish, the parents of teenage pop star Miley Cyrus , have filed for divorce in Tennessee after 17 years of marriage, the pair told People magazine on Wednesday. "As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time for ...

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