1. Billboard Bits: New J.Lo Track Leaks, Big Boi Working With Modest Mouse

    April 28, 2011 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Big Boi Working on New Modest Mouse Album According to a series of Tweets, Big Boi has been in the studio with Modest Mouse, working with the band on its new record. The ...

  2. Billboard Bits: Metallica Working With Rick Rubin Again, Serena Williams Hits The Studio

    April 26, 2011 5:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Metallica to Team Up With Rick Rubin Again On Next Album According to Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, producer Rick Rubin is set to work with the band on its next albu ...

  3. Billboard Bits: Aretha Franklin Releasing New Album May 3, Maroon 5 and Train Team for Tour

    April 25, 2011 6:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Aretha Franklin's New Album Arriving May 3 "Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love," the 38th studio album from Aretha Franklin , will be available exclusivel ...

  4. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Extra Fired For Tweeting Spoilers, Chiddy To Attempt Nine-Hour Rap

    April 21, 2011 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee' Extra Fired For Tweeting Spoilers Nicole Crowther, who has appeared frequently as an extra on " Glee ," was recently fired from the show for re ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Ke$ha and Iggy Pop Fight Seal Clubbing, Justin Bieber Runs Over Paparazzo's Foot

    April 13, 2011 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Iggy Pop, Ke$ha Fight Seal Clubbing In Canada Rock veteran Iggy Pop and pop singer Ke$ha have joined a People For Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA) campaign against bab ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Keri Hilson, Ashley Tisdale Pose Nude for Allure

    April 12, 2011 6:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Keri Hilson, Ashley Tisdale Pose Nude for Allure R&B singer Keri Hilson and "High School Musical" star Ashley Tisdale are among the female celebrities to ba ...

  7. Billboard Bits: 'Idol's' Pia Toscano Addresses Record Deal, Dating Rumors

    April 11, 2011 7:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "Idol's" Pia Toscano Denies Record Deal, Dating Rumors While online rumors have circled that "American Idol" castoff Pia Toscano has inked a reco ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Miley Cyrus Plugs Gucci Mane, Kanye Designs Silk Scarves

    April 07, 2011 5:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Miley Cyrus Shouts Out Gucci Mane on Twitter Pop princess Miley Cyrus gave an unlikely plug to Gucci Mane on Twitter today (April 7), posing next to the rapper's Sou ...

  9. Billboard Bits: New Beyonce Album Coming in June?

    April 04, 2011 6:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce To Release New Album In June? Only a few days after Beyoncé 's professional split from her father as her manager, a source at Sony Music Australia has reveal ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Matthew Morrison Announces Tour, Ke$ha to Perform on Nickelodeon's 'Victorious'

    April 01, 2011 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee's' Matthew Morrison Announces Summer Tour Matthew Morrison, aka Mr. Schuester on "Glee," has announced a 22-city nationwide tour this summe ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Talks Chris Brown Restraining Order, Miley Cyrus Disses Rebecca Black

    March 30, 2011 6:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna on Chris Brown: 'We Don't Have to Talk Ever Again in My Life' In her Rolling Stone cover story, Rihanna reveals why she agreed to loosen the stipul ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera Congratulates Britney Spears, Snoop Dogg Working with Charlie Sheen

    March 29, 2011 6:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Congratulates Britney Spears on Twitter Christina Aguilera -- once pop princess rivals with Britney Spears -- took to Twitter today to congratulate Spe ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Lil Wayne Bonds With Paris Hilton Over Jail Time, Death Cab For Cutie Reveals New Single

    March 28, 2011 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lil Wayne Bonds With Paris Hilton Over Jail Time In the latest issue of Interview magazine, Lil Wayne and Paris Hilton discuss their respective jail sentences, among othe ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Gaga to Release New Version of 'Born This Way,' Radiohead to Distribute 'Universal Sigh' Newspaper

    March 24, 2011 6:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga to Release 'Country Road Version' of 'Born This Way' Friday The Mother Monster took to her Twitter account Thursday morning (Mar. 24) to ann ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera Joins Twitter, Selena Gomez Announces Tour Dates

    March 23, 2011 7:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Joins Twitter As she prepares to join Cee Lo Green , Blake Shelton and Maroon 5 's Adam Levine as a singing coach on NBC's "The Voice,&q ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Matthew Morrison to Duet With Paltrow on Solo Album, Bowie's Lost Album Leaks

    March 22, 2011 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee's' Matthew Morrison to Duet with Gwyneth Paltrow on Solo Album Matthew Morrison is set to duet with Gwyneth Paltrow on his self-titled solo album, ou ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Rebecca Black Passes Lady Gaga on YouTube, Mariah Carey Declines 'X Factor' Gig

    March 21, 2011 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rebecca Black Passes Lady Gaga on YouTube She may not be headlining sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden or rocking the Grammy stage yet, but Rebecca Black has one-upp ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Greeted by Scantily Clad Gayle King, Kanye's 'Lights' Video May Cause Seizures

    February 24, 2011 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Greeted by Gayle King in Underwear When Lady Gaga stopped by "The Gayle King Show on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network" to discuss the music video for new si ...

  20. Billboard Bits: Britney Snags $500K for 'HIAM' Product Placements, Justin Timberlake Presenting at Oscars

    February 22, 2011 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Receives $500,000 from 'HIAM' Video Product Placements Britney Spears ' recently released music video for "Hold It Against Me" app ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Kanye May Perform at NBA All-Star Game, Controversial Justin Bieber Quote Amended

    February 17, 2011 7:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Kanye West To Perform with Rihanna at NBA All-Star Game? Kanye West may join Rihanna as a performer during the NBA All-Star Halftime Show this Sunday (Feb. 20). While Wes ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry, Kanye Team Up for 'E.T.,' Panic Pushes Up Release Date

    February 15, 2011 6:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry's New Single To Feature Kanye West "E.T.," the fourth single off of Katy Perry 's sophomore album "Teenage Dream," will be releas ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Lil Wayne Remixes 'Grenade,' Bieber Leads Kids' Choice Nominees

    February 11, 2011 7:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift Lead Kids' Choice Nominees Justin Bieber , Taylor Swift and Katy Perry lead the music nominees of Nickelodeon's 2011 Kids' Choi ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears in the Studio with Will.i.am, Roots Playing Grammy After-Party

    February 09, 2011 7:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney in the Studio with Will.i.am, Collaborating with Ke$ha? Along with producers Dr. Luke and Max Martin, Britney Spears announced on Twitter yesterday she was workin ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Outraged Over 'S&M' Title Change, Pink Tweets Baby Bump Pic

    February 07, 2011 7:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Outraged Over 'S&M' Title Change "S&M," Rihanna 's latest single, has had its title changed to "Come On" on the U.K.� ...

  27. Billboard Bits: MJ's Family Able to Sue AEG Live, Bieber Dishes on Selena Gomez

    February 03, 2011 4:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Michael Jackson's Family Able to Sue AEG Live, Court Judge Says According to Superior Court Judge Yvette M. Palazuelos, Michael Jackson's mother Katherine Jacks ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Eminem & Dr. Dre to Open the Grammys?

    February 02, 2011 5:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Eminem & Dr. Dre to Open the Grammys? Eminem will reportedly kick off the Grammys this year, performing one of his "Recovery" singles -- but more importantl ...

  29. Billboard Bits: T-Pain's Facebook Tattoo, Alicia Keys' Birthday Bash

    January 28, 2011 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. T-Pain Gets Facebook Tattoo on Arm In an effort to outdo Gucci Mane's ice cream cone face tattoo, T-Pain has posted a photo on Twitter of his latest body art, an arm ...

  30. Billboard Bits: U2 Concert Forces MLB Series Relocation, Coachella Sells Out in a Week

    January 27, 2011 6:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. U2 Concert Bumps Marlins-Mariners Baseball Series An upcoming three-game baseball series between the Florida Marlins and the Seattle Mariners has been relocated to Seattl ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Cher on 'Burlesque' Oscar Snub, Ke$ha Sued By Former Manager

    January 25, 2011 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Cher Responds to 'Burlesque' Oscar Snub In today's Oscar nomination flurry , many noticed that "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me Yet," the &q ...

  32. Billboard Bits: Willow Smith Previews New '21st Century Girl' Song, Baby Spice Gets Engaged

    January 24, 2011 6:28 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Willow Debuts New Song Clip, Previews Video Shoot Willow Smith is set to follow up her hit single "Whip My Hair" with "21st Century Girl," a pulsating ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Adam Lambert's New Album Might Be 'Dark,' Madonna & Prince End Feud

    January 21, 2011 4:52 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Adam Lambert's New Album Might Be 'Dark' Adam Lambert says he's taking his time to avoid a sophomore slump on his follow-up to debut "For Your En ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Rocks Frizzy Hair in 'S&M' Video, Joe Jonas Admires Daft Punk

    January 20, 2011 7:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Shows Off Frizzy Hair in New Pic from 'S&M' Video Shoot Rihanna shared a photo from the set of her "S&M" music video yesterday (Jan. 1 ...

  35. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera Party Crashes, Lil Wayne Talks Jail Life

    January 19, 2011 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Crashes Jeremy Renner's Party -- and His Bed At his 40th birthday party Jan. 8, actor Jeremy Renner got an unexpected surprise in his bed -- Chris ...

  36. Billboard Bits: New Kelly Clarkson Album Coming in March?

    January 13, 2011 5:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. New Kelly Clarkson Album Coming in March? Kelly Clarkson confirmed yesterday on her Facebook page that her new album, tentatively-titled "May," will "suppo ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Billboard Bits: New Coldplay Album About 'Addiction,' Kanye's Banned Cover a Stunt

    January 10, 2011 6:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Coldplay's Chris Martin: New Songs about 'Addiction, OCD' Coldplay frontman Chris Martin says the band's forthcoming fifth album will consist of clear ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Kanye May Produce Bieber's Album, Amy Winehouse to Premiere New Songs

    January 07, 2011 6:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Kanye West In Talks to Produce Justin Bieber Songs Kanye West may be the latest victim of Bieber Fever -- and it's so bad that he even wants to collaborate with the ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal Break Up? Gaga Goes 'Grey'

    January 04, 2011 6:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift, Jake Gyllenhaal Break Up: Report After a brief, whirlwind romance, Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal have apparently called it quits. The 21-year-old country ...