1. Ask Billboard: Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith & Charli XCX Are Seeing Double

    August 19, 2014 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The four acts each boast multiple top 20 hits this week. Do they set a record? Plus, Selena & Celine's top hits and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Ple ...

  2. How Grown-Up Beliebers Influenced Ed Sheeran's Pop Stardom

    June 25, 2014 4:32 PM EDT Ed Sheeran released his second full-length album, "x" (as in "multiply") in the U.S. on Monday (June 23), and it's reasonable to expect a very healthy debut sales week. For an artist without much in the way of previous cha ...

  3. Selena Gomez Stalker Sentenced to Treatment

    June 21, 2014 10:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 A homeless man has been ordered to undergo psychological treatment after pleading no contest to stalking Selena Gomez. Los Angeles County prosecutors say Che Thomas Cruz entered the plea Friday and was told to spend six months in a residential treat ...

  4. Justin Bieber and Cody Simpson Join Forces In Recording Studio

    June 12, 2014 1:30 PM EDT Pop stars Justin Bieber and Cody Simpson recently joined forces in the recording studio and wrote a wrote a “beautiful guitar track,” according to a tweet from Simpson, who described the experience as a “chill studio session.” chill studio session ...

  5. Justin Bieber Previews New Song: Is It A Message To Selena?

    May 25, 2014 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber teased a new song on Instagram overnight, posting a clip with the track title showing in iTunes. The song is named “It’s Working”.  Justin Bieber Teases Ariana Grande Duet on Instagram “You know exactly what to do to hurt me,” he comme ...

  6. Publishing Briefs: Sony/ATV's Neighboring Rights Division Signs Pharrell, Robin Thicke, More; Printz Board to Atlas; Disney Nabs TRiON

    May 20, 2014 9:45 AM EDT -- The neighboring rights division launched by Sony/ATV Music Publishing last year has announced a spree of signings including such artists as Pharrell Williams , Robin Thicke , Nile Rodgers , Clean Bandit and the estate of Lou Reed to a roster th ...

  7. Radio Disney Music Awards 2014: Selena Gomez, One Direction, Taylor Swift Among Winners

    April 27, 2014 2:00 AM EDT Other top winners were One Direction, Justin Timberlake, Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony and Becky G Selena Gomez was the big winner at the Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday (April 26) at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, walking away with Song of ...

  8. Selena Gomez Signs With WME, Brillstein

    April 17, 2014 9:43 PM EDT Selena Gomez has found a new representation team. After she relieved her mother and stepfather of their managerial duties in early March, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the actress and singer, who previously was with CAA, has signed wit ...

  9. Man Charged With Trespassing at Selena Gomez's Home Receives Jail Term

    April 02, 2014 8:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Prosecutors say a man charged with trespassing at Selena Gomez's home has been sentenced to 45 days in jail and ordered to stay away from the singer-actress. Los Angeles district attorney's spokesman Ricardo Santiago says Che Cruz admitted ...

  10. Selena Gomez's Guesthouse Breached, Man Arrested

    April 01, 2014 2:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Authorities say they've arrested a man who's accused of breaking into Selena Gomez's guesthouse while the 21-year-old actress and singer was home. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says 20-year-old transient Cruz Che is ...

  11. Lady Gaga's 'G.U.Y.' Video Prompts Social 50 Chart Re-Entry

    March 27, 2014 9:27 PM EDT Two former collaborators make big moves on the Social 50 chart, as both Lady Gaga and Beyonce shake up the tally. Lady Gaga re-enters the tally at No. 26 in the wake of the debut of her music video "G.U.Y." on March 22. With the debut co ...

  12. Lawyer Says Justin Bieber Should Return to Florida for Questioning

    March 12, 2014 7:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 A lawyer wants Justin Bieber to return to South Florida so he can ask more questions about the pop singer's ex-girlfriend, Selena Gomez, as part of a photographer's lawsuit against Bieber and his bodyguard. Attorney Mark DiCowden says in t ...

  13. One Direction, Katy Perry, Austin Mahone Among Nominees for 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards

    February 26, 2014 9:17 PM EST 0 0 0 One Direction is among the major nominees at the Kids' Choice Awards announced earlier this week, and now the boy band is included as a potential award winner at the Radio Disney Music Awards. The Brits are one of many nominees at the awards -- ...

  14. Suspected Intruder at Selena Gomez's Home Arrested

    January 25, 2014 9:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Los Angeles police have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of trespassing at the home of singer-actress Selena Gomez. Related Articles Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga Nominated for Worst Film Performances at Razzies Selena Gomez Cancels Tour of Asia &a ...

  15. Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga Nominated for Worst Film Performances at Razzies

    January 15, 2014 9:56 PM EST With award season kicking into gear, stars across all entertainment mediums are garnering praise and accolades for their performances in the past year. Add Lady Gaga and Selena Gomez to the mix, though their awards aren't exactly admirable. ...

  16. Best of 2013: From One Direction to Kanye West, Why Grandiose Tours Ruled

    December 31, 2013 11:23 AM EST Year-end lists -- most of which have already emerged -- generally calculate the best in recorded music, celebrating the albums and songs critics deem most innovative and most skillful. But in many ways, it’s the live performances of these recordin ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorites Of 2013

    December 27, 2013 4:05 PM EST 1.606 k 204 4 As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, Tweet questions to ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Selena Gomez Nixes Tour of Asia & Australia To ‘Spend Some Time On Myself’

    December 20, 2013 1:05 AM EST Selena Gomez has canceled her upcoming tour of Asia and Australia using an excuse rarely heard at the top level: she needs some “me” time. Gomez’ reps announced last month that her international "Stars Dance" tour would swing Down Under ...

  21. Selena Gomez Cancels Tour of Asia & Australia To ‘Spend Some Time On Myself’

    December 20, 2013 1:05 AM EST Selena Gomez has canceled her upcoming tour of Asia and Australia using an excuse rarely heard at the top level: she needs some “me” time. Gomez’ reps announced last month that her international "Stars Dance" tour would swing Down Unde ...

  22. Staples Center Reports Record Year for Concerts

    December 16, 2013 6:45 AM EST Sold-out, multiple-night stands by the likes of One Direction, Taylor Swift and Depeche Mode have made 2013 an unprecedented year for concerts at Staples Center. The 14-year-old venue in downtown Los Angeles, owned and operated by AEG, hosted 53 c ...

  23. Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke and More Highlight Z100's Jingle Ball: Minute-By-Minute Review

    December 14, 2013 5:19 AM EST 4 2 2 A minute-by-minute recount of the highlights of the annual pop music celebration at New York's Madison Square Garden Since Beyonce released new material in the middle of the night this week and it seems to have worked out pretty well for her , ...

  24. Selena Gomez Film, Fela Doc to Play Sundance

    December 09, 2013 5:30 PM EST William H. Macy's film about a father grieving the death of his musician son who forms a rock band will be the closing night film at the Sundance Film Festival in January. "Rudderless," which Macy directed co-stars in, also features ...

  25. Miley Cyrus Unleashes Sexy-Santa Theme For Jingle Ball Performance

    December 09, 2013 4:08 AM EST 0 0 0 The now touring radio festival Jingle Ball hit Los Angeles on Friday night, where pop radio station KIIS-FM played host to such stars as Robin Thicke, Jason Derulo and Enrique Iglesias at a packed Staples Center. The high-wattage performers delivere ...

  26. Top 40 Slows Down The Songs

    November 15, 2013 1:05 PM EST A bevy of hit ballads is infusing the format – but is that a good thing for a format built on tempo? Selena Gomez's latest hit, "Slow Down," is another in mainstream top 40 radio's ever-replenishing arsenal of uptempo pop/dance ...

  27. Chart Highlights: Rihanna Tops Dance Club Songs, Young The Giant Returns, Lorde Adds Latin Airplay

    November 04, 2013 4:05 PM EST Rihanna notches her latest No. 1, Young the Giant returns to rock airwaves and Lorde's 'Royals' crosses to Latin radio. Plus, Donald Lawrence takes over atop Gospel Songs Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of ...

  28. Bubbling Under: Alexa Ray Joel Covers Dad Billy's 'Just The Way You Are'

    October 25, 2013 4:06 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Alexa Ray Joel, Bebe Rexha, Ty Dolla Sign and Billy Rivers & the Angelic Voic ...

  29. Selena Gomez Falls Off Stage During Concert in Virginia: Watch

    October 15, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Selena Gomez had an un-choreographed moment in one of her recent concerts. During her Oct. 10 show in Fairfax, Va., the singer was so into her performance of "Slow Down" that she didn't realize she was too close to the front of the ...

  30. Disney Launches 'Definitive' Portal for Family-Friendly Music (Exclusive)

    October 08, 2013 8:00 AM EDT The Disney universe has a new gathering place on the Web. Disney Interactive, Hollywood Records, Radio Disney and Vevo are joining forces to launch a “premier family-friendly” music portal on Disney.com and across Vevo's digital platforms. ...

  31. Haim's 'Days Are Gone' Wins U.K. Chart Battle, Justin Timberlake No. 2

    October 07, 2013 7:16 AM EDT In two of the closest finishes in recent chart history, Haim’s “Days Are Gone” album (Polydor/Universal) debuted at No. 1 and OneRepublic’s “Counting Stars” (Interscope/Universal) climbed 3-1 on the singles chart Oct. 6 to give each act its first ...

  32. Haim’s 'Days Are Gone' Opens At No. 1 in the U.K.

    October 07, 2013 7:04 AM EDT In two of the closest finishes in recent chart history, Haim’s “Days Are Gone” album (Polydor/Universal) debuted at No. 1 and OneRepublic’s “Counting Stars” (Interscope/Universal) climbed 3-1 on the singles chart Oct. 6 to give each act its firs ...

  33. Selena Gomez Scraps Concerts in Russia Amid Visa Controversy

    September 19, 2013 6:16 PM EDT Selena Gomez has canceled several concert dates in eastern Europe after Russian authorities reportedly denied the pop star's visa request.  The "Come and Get It" singer was slated to perform in Minsk, Belarus today and in Kiev, Ukra ...

  34. Keith Urban Edges the Weeknd for No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200

    September 18, 2013 12:06 PM EDT Last week's race for the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 between Ariana Grande and Tamar Braxton was nothing compared to the showdown on this week's tally. Country star Keith Urban debuts at No. 1 with "Fuse," edging out t ...

  35. Chart Highlights: Bruno Mars' 'Gorilla' Swings Onto Pop Songs

    September 16, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Mars looks to continue his perfect top 10 streak on Pop Songs with his latest single. Plus, new No. 1s for Selena Gomez, Carlos Vives, Enrique Iglesias and Mandisa Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every ...

  36. Michael Jackson's New Instagram Account Causes Surge on Social 50 Chart

    September 05, 2013 9:57 PM EDT The late Michael Jackson makes a 14-position leap on Billboard's Social 50 chart (27-13) following online activity around his birthday (Aug. 29) and the launch of his Instagram account. Paul McCartney, Prince, Robert Plant: Why Veteran Musi ...

  37. Adam Levine is Back in Fashion With New Menswear Line

    September 05, 2013 2:22 AM EDT Shawl-collar cardigans and sweatshirt blazers? You've got to be as cool as a rock star to pull off this stuff as trendsetting style. Of course, Adam Levine, frontman of Maroon 5 and a mentor on NBC's "The Voice," is. Levine ...

  38. 'The Butler' Beats One Direction’s ‘This is Us’ At Labor Day Box Office

    September 03, 2013 12:44 AM EDT Lee Daniels' "The Butler" engineered a surprise victory over Morgan Spurlock's 3D concert documentary "One Direction: This Is Us" at the Labor Day box office, becoming the first movie of 2013 to top the North American ...

  39. Chart Highlights: Robin Thicke Links Year's Longest Pop Songs Reign With 'Blurred Lines'

    August 26, 2013 7:35 PM EDT The song, already the Billboard Hot 100's longest leader of 2013 (11 weeks to date), commands the Pop Songs airplay tally for an eighth frame. Plus, new No. 1s for Jay Z, Keith Urban and Prince Royce Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a ...

  40. MTV Video Music Awards 2013: 10 Things You Didn’t See On TV

    August 26, 2013 2:40 PM EDT The VMAs descended upon Brooklyn New York, bringing legions of folks from the surrounding neighborhood to the corners surrounding Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues hopeful to catch a glimpse of some of music’s biggest stars. 

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  41. Kendrick Lamar 'Control' Feature Yields Huge Twitter Followers Jump

    August 23, 2013 9:30 AM EDT Kendrick Lamar re-enters Billboard's Social 50 chart at No. 15 after creating one of the biggest news stories in hip-hop so far this year. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikiped ...

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