1. '12-12-12' Concert: Our Favorite Tweets

    December 13, 2012 12:58 AM EST Five-plus hours is a long concert, no matter who's playing. But like many others, we watched the entire thing on multiple screens - from Springsteen to Paulvana. Here's an alternate take on the night, containing our favorite Tweets from ...

  2. Young the Giant, Gregory Brothers Kick Off Billboard's SXSW Showcases

    March 17, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Austin locals perfected their bank shots on the ground floor of Buffalo Billiards pool hall last night (Mar. 17), six buzzed-about rock bands packed the venue's upper level and kicked off Billboard's series of SXSW 2011 showcases . S ...

  3. Billboard Bits: Gwyneth Paltrow In Talks With Atlantic Records, MTV Denies Banning Kanye's 'Monster' Video

    March 07, 2011 6:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwyneth Paltrow In Talks With Atlantic Records Following her performance in "Country Strong" and guest appearances on "Glee," Gwyneth Paltrow is in ta ...

  4. Kanye West to Perform Secret Show at SXSW?

    March 01, 2011 10:45 AM EST 0 0 0 The rumor mill has begun turning. Following the release of the promo video below, chatter on the Internet is that Kanye West might make a return to the South by South West festival in Austin, Texas, on March 19. Video: Kanye West To Perform Surprise ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Asks for Birthday Charity Donations, Slayer Singer Hospitalized

    February 28, 2011 7:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Asks for Charity Donations for Birthday To celebrate his 17th birthday, Justin Bieber is asking his diehard fans to direct their good will toward Charity: W ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Bringing 'Born' to Fashion Week, Strokes' Release Date Confirmed

    January 17, 2011 5:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga to Preview 'Born This Way' At Fashion Wee k Lady Gaga has been tapped by Thierry Mugler to be the musical director for the designer's Wednesday s ...

  7. Billboard Bits: Chris Brown Reveals More Collabs, M.I.A. Drops 'Vicki Leekx' Mixtape

    December 31, 2010 5:16 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Chris Brown Reveals Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne Collabs Chris Brown isn't just recording with Justin Bieber these days. The beleaguered R&B/pop star is also laying dow ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Bieber Plays Santa, Ultimate Last-Minute Holiday Playlist

    December 24, 2010 1:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Plays Santa for Sick Children Justin Bieber went the extra mile to give back to fans on Thursday, bringing a busload of toys to sick children in extra need ...

  9. Billboard Bits: Are Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Dating?

    December 20, 2010 5:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Are Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Dating? After sharing a laugh over pancakes at IHOP just a week ago, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were spotted hanging out over the w ...

  10. Gym Class Heroes Are '18, 19 Demos Deep' Into New Album, Says Travie McCoy

    December 17, 2010 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 T ravie McCoy is wrapping up a year in which he focused on his solo debut album "Lazarus" and hit single "Billionaire," but the rapper says that he'll spend 2011 alongside his band, Gym Class Heroes . At the Z100 Jingle Ball ...

  11. Rock Hall of Fame to Induct Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Tom Waits

    December 14, 2010 6:43 PM EST 0 0 0 It's official -- Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Darlene Love and Tom Waits will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. The class of 2011 will be formally feted on Mar. 14 at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. All ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Gets 8 Wax Figures, Miley Cyrus Lands a Movie Role

    November 04, 2010 7:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga to Get Not 1, But 8 Wax Figures One wax figure is usually enough to immortalize a star, but how to sum up Lady Gaga with just one look? That seems to be the thi ...

  13. Demi Lovato Checks Into Treatment Center, Quits Jonas Tour

    November 01, 2010 11:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 D emi Lovato , one of Disney's biggest names, checked herself into a treatment center to deal with an eating disorder and cutting herself, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Monday night. The 18-year-old Lovato ch ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Yo La Tengo, Pete Rock, Greg Dulli Kick Off CMJ 2010 in New York

    October 20, 2010 12:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The CMJ (College Music Journal) festival and conference kicked off Tuesday night (Oct. 19) with an especially wide-ranging lineup of shows, from indie rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo at Brooklyn Bowl and Greg Dulli at Bowery Ballroom to hip-hop veterans ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Fashion's Night Out: Pharrell, Kanye, Gwen Stefani, Draw Fans to NYC

    September 11, 2010 5:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Music stars and industry VIPs grace the front rows of New York Fashion Week each season, but at this year's Fashion's Night Out, they mingled with everyday fans. As retail stores ranging from Nine West to Balenciaga opened their doors to t ...

  20. Billboard Bits: M.I.A. Still Promises Free Show, Don Imus Preps 'Ranch Record'

    September 08, 2010 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. M.I.A. Still Promising Free Show M.I.A. has scheduled a show in New York City for Sept. 27, but the set will not be free, despite the singer's promise that she will ...

  21. Billboard Bits: 50 Cent Raises Eyebrows on Twitter, Katy Perry Tapped for 'SNL' Premiere

    September 07, 2010 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 50 Cent Takes on Jay-Z, Diddy via Twitter After taking a short break from Twitter last weekend, 50 Cent began tweeting nonstop on Monday (Sept. 6) and raised some eyebrow ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Zac Brown Band Helps U.S. Troops, Trey Songz Plays New Tracks

    September 02, 2010 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Zac Brown Band Using Widget to Help U.S. Troops Zac Brown Band has partnered with Ram Truck Brand for "Letters for Lyrics," a campaign which hopes to send 1 mil ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Kanye West Filming Movie, Soulja Boy Releasing Book

    September 01, 2010 6:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Kanye West Working on Movie Companion to New Album? Kanye West may be working on a "movie companion" to coincide with his forthcoming fifth album, which is set ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Rihanna's Wax Figure, Green Day's Live Album

    August 31, 2010 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Gets Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds Rihanna is the latest star to receive a wax replica at Madame Tussauds museum in Washington D.C., according to MTV. The pop sin ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Beyonce Returns To the Studio, Blink-182 Cracks Crude Obama Joke

    August 30, 2010 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce Returns To Studio with Ne-Yo Beyonce is back in the studio after taking a break from music earlier this year, according to Perez Hilton. The news follows a tweet ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Michael Jackson's Kids Head to Private School, Lil' Wayne Talks Tennis

    August 27, 2010 6:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Michael Jackson's Kids Head to Private School Two of Michael Jackson 's children have left homeschooling to attend The Buckley School in California's San F ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Takes It Slow, Sex Pistols Sell Fragrance

    August 17, 2010 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber's 'U Smile' Becomes Epic Art Piece What do you get when you slow down a Justin Bieber pop song down 800 percent? A gorgeously atmospheric 35- ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Rihanna's New Tattoo is a Typo

    August 12, 2010 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Receives Typo'd Tattoo Rihanna 's latest tattoo contains an unfortunate grammatical error, according to PopEater. The singer's latest ink is placed ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Fantasia's 911 Call, Eminem's Facebook Milestone

    August 11, 2010 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Fantasia 911 Call Released The audio of the 911 call prior to Fantasia Barrino 's hospitalization has been obtained by Entertainment Tonight. On the call a man says, ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Train Song Sparks Sheen Family Feud

    August 10, 2010 6:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Train's "Drops of Jupiter" Ignites Sheen Spat Train 's hit single "Drops of Jupiter" was the alleged cause of the ugly Christmas Day fight b ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Queen Latifah Photos Reignite Gay Rumors

    August 09, 2010 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Queen Latifah Photos Reignite Gay Rumors New photos of Queen Latifah spending time with fitness trainer Jeanette Jenkins have reopened questions regarding the actress/sin ...

  32. Billboard Bits: Pras Endorses Sweet Micky, Not Wyclef, For President of Haiti

    August 06, 2010 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Pras Won't Back Wyclef for Haiti President Wyclef Jean 's run for the Haitian presidency won't be backed by his former bandmate, Pras . The Fugees star iss ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Vanilla Ice Goes DIY, Britney Spears Album Rumors

    August 05, 2010 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Vanilla Ice Goes DIY Robert Van Winkle, better known as 90s rapper Vanilla Ice, is set to star in a home improvement TV series on the DIY Network. According to a report f ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Bieber Director Drops Out, Joe Perry Slams Steven Tyler

    August 04, 2010 7:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bieber Biopic Director Drops Out Davis Guggenheim has reportedly backed out of directing Justin Bieber's upcoming 3D biopic. According to Deadline, the filmmaker -- ...

  35. 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. ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Meets the Dead, Perry's 'Teenage Dream' Leaks

    July 23, 2010 7:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Meets The Dead Justin Bieber appears to have spent his Friday afternoon hanging out with Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir . A photo posted to Weir ...

  37. Susan Boyle Recording Christmas Album: Sources

    July 22, 2010 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 S usan Boyle is in the studio recording a Christmas album, according to U.S. retail sources. While details on what will be on the album are still unclear, Sony is targeting an October streetdate for the as-yet-untitled album. Columbia spokeswoman Fr ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears, Yung Joc, Joaquin Phoenix and more

    May 06, 2010 7:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip each day. Glee star Matthew Morrison is lashing out - against Britney Spears . When ased recently if a full episode of Glee would be devoted to Britney, he responded, &quo ...

  39. Elton John, Black Eyed Peas Perform on Star-Studded 'Idol Gives Back

    April 22, 2010 9:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 E lton John , Alici a Keys , Carrie Underwood , the Black Eyed Peas and other music stars took the stage for Wednesday night's "Idol Gives Back" (Apr. 21), a fund-raising special benefiting children's, hunger and health charities ...

  40. Artists for Haiti, "We Are The World 25: For Haiti"

    February 26, 2010 3:28 PM EST 0 0 0 When the original "We Are the World" debuted in 1985-as a call to action against famine in Africa-the notion of cross-genre musicians uniting for an all-star recording in the name of charity was unprecedented, and met with due awe. On a pr ...

  41. Money Makers Page 1

    February 25, 2010 12:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article « Previous 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 40 Bette Midler $9,421,947 Bette Midler has long been a successful touring artist, but her 90-date sitdown at Las Vegas' Colosseum at Caesars Palace accounted for all her box-office revenue ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Killers, OK Go, Primal Scream, Shyne, Jermaine Dupri and More

    February 17, 2010 5:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. The Killers have cancelled the remaineder of its Australian and East Asian tour dates following the death of singer Brandon Flowers' mother. Accordin ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Mary J. Blige, Aerosmith, Francis Bean Cobain, Mars Volta and More

    February 04, 2010 5:56 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. The Flaming Lips , Hot Chip and LCD Soundsystem are among the recently announced headliners for the Bestival, the annual September gathering that marks th ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift, John Mayer, Pet Shop Boys, Eminem and More

    February 03, 2010 4:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Taylor Swift may not have broken any Grammy Awards records with her trophy haul on Sunday night, but she did manage to break an actual Grammy. Price for r ...

  45. Billboard Bits: Le Tigre, Santana, Bonnaroo, Keith Richards and More

    February 02, 2010 6:34 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. The rumors are true: Le Tigre , the electroclash band fronted by former Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna, has written and produced several songs with Chr ...

  46. Ting Tings, Silversun Pickups, Zac Brown Band Talk Best New Artist Noms

    January 30, 2010 11:34 AM EST 0 0 0 The Best New Artist category is traditionally the hardest of Grammy Awards winners to predict. This year, with breakout superstar Lady Gaga ineligible for the prize due to an early single's nomination in 2009, the field is particularly wide-ope ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Wilco, Frank Black, Apache, Dru Hill And More

    January 22, 2010 6:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Hip hop pioneer Apache has died, according to an AllHipHop.com report . An original member of Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit, Apache best known single w ...

  48. Billboard Bits: Daughtry, My Chemical Romance, Britney Spears And More

    January 20, 2010 5:16 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. My Chemical Romance has finished recording its long-awaited follow-up to the 2006 album "The Black Parade," and may be considering some less-tha ...

  49. Billboard Bits: T.I., The Jam, Whitney Houston, Beck, Kandi Burruss And More

    January 19, 2010 5:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Atlanta raper T.I ., who was released to a halfway house less than a month ago after serving seven months in prison on a gun charge, is back in the studio ...

  50. Billboard Bits: Perez Hilton, Ron Asheton, Arcade Fire, 'Glee' And More

    January 14, 2010 3:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. The first 'Glee' cast member to sign a solo record dea l is officially Matthew Morrison, who plays the glee club director Will Schuester on the ...

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