1. Buck 22, Billy Ray Cyrus' 'Achy Breaky 2' Hits Hot 100

    February 20, 2014 2:42 PM EST Move over, Miley. There's a new Cyrus making waves on social media … or rather, an older one: her father, Billy Ray.  On Feb. 11, rapper Buck 22 released "Achy Breaky 2," a modernized dubstep-infused reworking of Cyrus' 1992 br ...

  2. DJ Mustard: How the Producer's 'Ratchet' Revolution Became the Sound of 2014

    February 14, 2014 1:26 PM EST The DJ Mustard sound, like a Van Gogh painting or a good avocado, is easy to spot when you know what to look for. It's taut and spare, snappy and insistent. There are usually gruff chants in the background, like the song is a boozy party whe ...

  3. Miley Cyrus Turns Down Fan's Prom Invitation

    February 10, 2014 6:30 PM EST Miley Cyrus has seen Matt Peterson's video invitation to prom, with its callbacks to previous encounters and a quirky pledge to make the May 3 event the greatest night of her life. Sadly, she's busy that night. In a YouTube video posted ...

  4. Bombay Bicycle Club Rides To U.K. Chart Summit

    February 10, 2014 6:01 AM EST 0 0 0 London four-piece Bombay Bicycle Club landed their first U.K. No. 1 album with their fourth set “So Long, See You Tomorrow” (Universal Island) as the weekly sales figures were published by the Official Charts Company Sunday (Feb. 9). Clean Bandit, f ...

  5. Robin Thicke To Headline Soul Beach Music Festival in Aruba: Exclusive

    February 06, 2014 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Robin Thicke has been locked-in as the first headliner for the Soul Beach Music Festival in Aruba, taking place again over Memorial Day weekend, Billboard.com can exclusively reveal. Thicke will play the Nikki Beach Amphitheatre on the closing night ...

  6. You Me At Six, Clean Bandit Top U.K. Charts

    February 03, 2014 4:28 AM EST You Me At Six, the British rock band from Weybridge in Surrey, scored their first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Feb. 2) with “Cavalier Youth” (Virgin/Universal). Clean Bandit, featuring Jess Glynne, held off the challenge of will.i.am and his latest ...

  7. You Me At Six, Clean Bandit Top U.K. Charts

    February 03, 2014 4:17 AM EST You Me At Six, the British rock band from Weybridge in Surrey, scored their first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Feb. 2) with “Cavalier Youth” (Virgin/Universal). Clean Bandit, featuring Jess Glynne, held off the challenge of will.i.am and his latest ...

  8. Clive Davis Party THR Photo Shoot: Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, Lorde & More

    Clive Davis Party THR Photo Shoot: Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, Lorde & More

    January 29, 2014 3:03 PM EST 0 0 0 Behind the scenes of The Hollywood Reporter's star-studded photo shoot for Clive Davis' 2014 pre-GRAMMY party, featuring Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, Pharrell, Robin Thicke, Jennifer Hudson, Imagine Dragon, Clive himself, and more Grammys 20 ...

  9. Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' Gallops To No. 1 On Hot 100

    January 29, 2014 12:42 PM EST The song, featuring Juicy J, becomes Perry's ninth leader and the second from her album 'PRISM,' among other notable achievements. Plus, Jason Derulo soars into the Hot 100's top 10. Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," fe ...

  10. Madonna, Miley Cyrus Team for Country-Themed MTV 'Unplugged' Special

    January 29, 2014 5:37 AM EST Madonna joined Miley Cyrus for a mash-up of "Don't Tell Me" and "We Can't Stop" at Cyrus' barn dance-themed "Unplugged" show that will air on MTV tonight (Jan. 29) at 9 p.m. Cyrus embraced her Nashvil ...

  11. Ask Billboard: Disney's Biggest Billboard Hits

    January 28, 2014 11:05 AM EST Readers check in on 'Frozen,' Aloe Blacc's fast-rising 'The Man' and the best-selling 'American Idol' singles As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@ ...

  12. Recapping Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala (Video)

    January 26, 2014 8:25 PM EST Above is an abridged tour around Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Party, including performances from Pharrell, Lorde, Miley Cyrus, Lionel Richie, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and John Fogerty, as well as appearances from Neil Portnow, Russell Simmons a ...

  13. Miley Cyrus, Lorde & More Perform at Clive Davis' Pre-GRAMMY Party

    January 26, 2014 3:37 PM EST Beginning with the Imagine Dragons and ending with a performance by Whitney Houston, the Beverly Hilton ballroom rocked for over three hours (lights out at 12:46 am) during last evening's Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons. And betwe ...

  14. Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson to Perform at Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala

    January 24, 2014 10:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Miley Cyrus may have been snubbed by Grammy voters, but the "Wrecking Ball" singer will take center stage at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy gala. In an interview Thursday Davis said Cyrus will perform at his annual party, as will four-time G ...

  15. Debbie Gibson Q&A: Celebrating 25 Years Of 'Electric Youth'

    January 24, 2014 9:05 AM EST 3.002 k 57 1 On Jan. 24, 1989, Gibson released her sophomore album. It would spend five weeks atop the Billboard 200 and yield the Hot 100 No. 1 'Lost in Your Eyes.' On the set's 25th anniversary, Gibson reflects on its success and reveals ...

  16. Beyonce Scores Sixth No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

    January 23, 2014 6:04 PM EST In just its sixth week on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" (featuring Jay Z) jumps 5-1 to mark her sixth leader on the list. She last topped the chart in 2012 when "Love on Top" reigned for seven weeks. ...

  17. Miley Cyrus to Perform on 'MTV Unplugged'

    January 20, 2014 11:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Miley Cyrus will return to MTV, the site of her much-discussed Video Music Awards last year, later this month -- this time, as an artist on the channel's "MTV Unplugged" series. The singer, MTV's Best Artist of 2013, will appear ...

  18. Next Big Sound's 'Year in Rewind' Shows a Skewed Digital Landscape

    January 17, 2014 2:08 PM EST Next Big Sound, the music online analytics company that powers the Billboard Social 50 chart and more recently Spotify’s artist analytics platform, has released their "State of the Industry 2013" report. Akin to their State of Online Mus ...

  19. Shakira and Rihanna's Single Rollout: How Their Social Networks Reacted

    January 16, 2014 7:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Both artists experienced changes on the Social 50 -- but which one experienced a gain? Even though Rihanna is the featured act on Shakira’s new single, "Can't Remember to Forget You," the former’s online fan base reacted much stronger ...

  20. Miley Cyrus' 'Bangerz' Tour: 8 Things to Expect

    January 16, 2014 3:13 AM EST After Miley Cyrus dominated 2013's headlines with shocking awards show moments on international stages -- twerking with teddy bears in Brooklyn, smoking a joint in Amsterdam and singing with space kittens in Los Angeles -- the possibilities ...

  21. 'Frozen' Chills For Second Week At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    January 15, 2014 11:00 AM EST The soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" holds for a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, while Beyonce's self-titled album is also stationary, at No. 2.   'Frozen' Musical Is Headed to Broadway 'Frozen' Ma ...

  22. Beyonce Heading Back to No. 1 on Billboard 200

    January 10, 2014 4:42 PM EST After a one-week vacation from the top slot on the Billboard 200 chart, Beyonce is heading back to No. 1. The diva's self-titled set could sell around 85,000 to 90,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, Jan. 12, according to in ...

  23. Morning Fix: Bowie, Disclosure, Bastille Up for Brit Awards; Billboard's Guide to Super Bowl Music Mania; New FCC Chair Touts Net Neutrality at CES

    January 10, 2014 8:45 AM EST Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE DAVID BOWIE, DISCLOSURE, BASTILLE UP FOR BRIT AWARDS Musical chameleon David Bowie is starting the year with two nominations for Britain's leading music awards, the Brits. Billboard.biz SUPER B ...

  24. New Year's Eve Programs Yield Big Gains on Social 50 Chart

    January 09, 2014 9:04 PM EST 0 0 0 Pitbull, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato Gain After New Year's Performances New Year's Eve television broadcast appearances and performances cause several of the artists on the Social 50 to jump up the tally.   Up first is Pitbull, who moves 23 ...

  25. New Year's Eve Programs Yield Big Gains on Social 50 Chart

    January 09, 2014 9:04 PM EST New Year's Eve television broadcast appearances and performances cause several of the artists on the Social 50 to jump up the tally.   Up first is Pitbull, who moves 23-16 after performing “Timber” in Miami on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin ...

  26. Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears Only OK After Dark on French TV

    January 09, 2014 7:36 PM EST "Wrecking Ball," "Work Bitch" only allowed after 10 p.m. on France broadcasts Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears are too racy for daytime French TV. France's broadcast watchdog says TV channels should only show Cyrus' vide ...

  27. France's TV Watchdog Slaps Late-Night Rule on Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears Videos

    January 09, 2014 7:36 PM EST Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears are too racy for daytime French TV. France's broadcast watchdog says TV channels should only show Cyrus' video for "Wrecking Ball" and Spears' video for "Work Bitch" after 10 p.m., ...

  28. Pitbull, Ke$ha Take 'Timber' to Top of Hot 100

    January 08, 2014 1:26 PM EST The collaboration dethrones Eminem and Rihanna's 'The Monster' after a four-week reign. Plus, Katy Perry gallops into the top 10 with 'Dark Horse,' featuring Juicy J. After a four-week wait at No. 2, Pitbull and Ke$ha clim ...

  29. Chart Highlights: Beyonce Bounds Up Pop, R&B/Hip-Hop Charts With 'Drunk In Love,' 'XO'

    January 06, 2014 3:25 PM EST Both songs from the million-selling 'Beyonce' soar, while Pitbull, Ke$ha, Katherine Alexander and Big Daddy Weave notch new No. 1s Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the t ...

  30. Miley Cyrus' 'Adore You' Video Sends Her to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

    January 03, 2014 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The move knocks Justin Bieber out of the top spot, while Rihanna shoots to No. 3 The release of Miley Cyrus' "Adore You" music video spurs the singer back to No. 1 on Billboard's Social 50 chart -- which ranks the most social art ...

  31. Miley Cyrus' 'Adore You' Video Sends Her to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

    January 03, 2014 11:00 AM EST The release of Miley Cyrus' "Adore You" music video spurs the singer back to No. 1 on Billboard's Social 50 chart -- which ranks the most social artists of the week.  The Social 50 chart tallies the most popular artists on Yo ...

  32. Eminem, Rihanna Rule Hot 100, Miley Cyrus Returns

    January 02, 2014 1:59 PM EST 'The Monster' rules for a fourth week, granting Rihanna another piece of chart history. Plus, Miley Cyrus re-enters at No. 22 with new single 'Adore You,' which bows atop the Streaming Songs chart Eminem and featured artist Rih ...

  33. Beyoncé Leads For Third Week At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    January 02, 2014 1:00 PM EST Beyoncé's self-titled album racks up a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200—the longest run at No. 1 for any album since last April. "Beyoncé" sold another 310,000 copies during the week ending Dec. 29, according to Nielsen So ...

  34. Behind the 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' Scenes with Producer Barry Adelman

    December 30, 2013 1:22 PM EST The day after Christmas, Barry Adelman leaves Los Angeles for New York's Times Square, where he is finalizing the production of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014.” This year's show will feature performances fro ...

  35. Beyonce On Course for Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    December 28, 2013 1:21 PM EST 2.762 k 693 3 Beyoncé is on course to score her longest-running No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Based on sales forecasts from industry sources, her new self-titled set should stay put atop next week's Billboard 200 for a third consecutive wee ...

  36. Beyonce On Course for Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    December 28, 2013 12:43 PM EST Beyonce is on course to score her longest-running No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Based on sales forecasts from industry sources, her new self-titled set should stay put atop next week's Billboard 200 for a third consecutive week.   S ...

  37. Britney Spears' Hits-Filled 'Piece of Me' Show Opens In Las Vegas: Live Review

    December 28, 2013 5:47 AM EST 4.458 k 676 729 Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Selena Gomez and more attend. It was a non-stop hits bonanza at the opening night of Britney Spears' "Britney: Piece of Me" show in Las Vegas on Friday night (Dec. 27). Spears' 24-song concert w ...

  38. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Named Year's Least Desirable Neighbors

    December 27, 2013 7:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus also near top of Zillow list of worst neighbors of 2013 Want Kimye as your neighbors? According to a new survey, you're probably one of the only ones. Real estate website Zillow has released the results of its annu ...

  39. Justin Bieber Returns to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart Upon Release of 'Journals'

    December 27, 2013 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 After "retirement," Bieber takes top spot from from Beyonce With the release of "Journals" on Monday, Dec. 23, Justin Bieber set the online world on fire and, in turn, returns to the No. 1 spot on the Social 50 to reclaim the thr ...

  40. Justin Bieber Returns to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart With Release of 'Journals'

    December 27, 2013 9:58 AM EST With the release of "Journals" on Monday, Dec. 23, Justin Bieber set the online world on fire and, in turn, returns to the No. 1 spot on the Social 50 to reclaim the throne for the first time in 18 weeks. Justin Bieber Tells Twitter: � ...

  41. Billy Joel Added to Lineup For 'Dick Clark New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 23, 2013 9:00 AM EST Once the ball drops in Times Square, Billy Joel will be the first singer to welcome in 2014 on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest." The ABC telecast will cross the East River to Joel’s concert at Broo ...

  42. Billy Joel Joins 'Dick Clark New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 23, 2013 9:00 AM EST Once the ball drops in Times Square, Billy Joel will be the first singer to welcome in 2014 on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest." The ABC telecast will cross the East River to Joel’s concert at Broo ...

  43. Miley Cyrus Fans Seek Refund for No-Show at Boston Jingle Ball

    December 21, 2013 12:30 PM EST Leading up to Boston's KISS 108 Jingle Ball, fans had plenty of reason to believe headliner Miley Cyrus would be performing. Although Winter Storm Electra had left the singer stranded in New York, the radio station allegedly continued to air ...

  44. Jay Z, Imagine Dragons Among Rdio's Top Streams of 2013

    December 19, 2013 11:38 AM EST Jay Z and Imagine Dragons were among the top artists in both the U.S. and around the world at on-demand streaming service Rdio in 2013 . Rdio listeners in 51 countries also heavily streamed Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Miley Cyrus.  The U.S. an ...

  45. Eminem, Rihanna Remain Atop Hot 100 With 'The Monster'

    December 18, 2013 1:56 PM EST The song scores a second week at No. 1, while A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera surge into the top five.   Eminem and featured artist Rihanna tally a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "The Monster," which holds of ...

  46. Blondie, Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Added to 'Rockin' Eve' Lineup

    December 18, 2013 2:02 AM EST Blondie, Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Icona Pop are confirmed to the lineup for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest" telecast. The traditional New Year's Eve party will again be air ...

  47. Blondie, Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Added to Ryan Seacrest's NYE Lineup

    December 18, 2013 2:02 AM EST 2 0 0 Blondie, Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Icona Pop are confirmed to the lineup for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest" telecast. The traditional New Year's Eve party will again be aired ...

  48. 'Harlem Shake,' Miley and Beyonce: Music High on Google's Year-End Search Rankings

    December 17, 2013 2:43 PM EST Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Google's search engine this year. Three of the world's four fastest-rising search requests on Google were triggered by the deaths of famous men. Former South African Pr ...

  49. Ross On Radio: Songs That Made A Difference In 2013

    December 17, 2013 5:11 AM EST Hits that changed what the hits were. In the early-to-mid '90s, when Garth Brooks was the biggest superstar in any format and leading the charge for a younger-leaning, more rockin' country format, radio still resisted two of his singles. ...

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