1. Shakira, Rihanna's 'Remember' Roars At Radio

    January 14, 2014 4:05 PM EST The pair's new single, from Shakira's forthcoming album, is off to a fast start at pop and Latin pop radio after its first day of release Shakira's new single, "Can't Remember to Forget You," featuring Rihanna, ha ...

  2. Julie Greenwald, Atlantic Records Chairman, COO, Tops Billboard’s 2013 Women In Music List

    December 06, 2013 10:59 AM EST Billboard announced today that for a fourth consecutive year, Julie Greenwald, Chairman and COO of Atlantic Records Group, has topped its Women in Music list. Kathy Willard, Executive Vice President and CFO of Live Nation Entertainment, and Jody G ...

  3. Katy Perry's 'Roar' Rules Hot 100 For Second Week, Lorde Reaches Top 3

    September 11, 2013 2:27 PM EDT Once again, Katy Perry's "Roar" makes the loudest noise on the Billboard Hot 100, as the song rules the survey for a second week, fueled in large part by the premiere of its video last week. Meanwhile, Lorde and Lana Del Rey & ...

  4. Katy Perry's Future 'Prism' Hits: Industry Picks

    September 09, 2013 1:17 PM EDT While Katy Perry's "Roar" growled its way to the Billboard Hot 100 summit last week, PDs and others in the industry are already focusing on potential future hits from "Prism", her studio set due Oct. 22. Capitol Records ...

  5. Katy Perry's Future 'Prism' Hits: Industry Picks

    September 09, 2013 1:05 PM EDT Attendees to Capitol Records' listening party at Solo in New York Thursday (Sept. 5) predict a string of hits from Katy Perry's forthcoming album 'Prism' While Katy Perry's "Roar" growled its way to the Billboard ...

  6. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' Gay Equality Anthem 'Same Love' Hits Top 20 on Billboard Hot 100

    July 03, 2013 6:04 PM EDT Song gains in sales, airplay and streams following U.S. Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage issues Following the United States Supreme Court rulings on two separate gay marriage issues (June 26), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' gay equality ...

  7. Backbeat: Marsha Vlasic, Marcie Allen, Jody Gerson, Julie Pilat, Many More at Billboard's Women in Music Ceremony

    November 30, 2012 10:39 PM EST Nearly all of Billboard's Women in Music honorees take the stage during Friday's ceremony with editorial director Bill Werde kneeling, center (Photo: Michael Seto) Billboard's annual Women in Music ceremony draws an incredible crowd ...

  8. 2012 Billboard Women In Music Index

    November 30, 2012 7:39 AM EST . Julie Greenwald Atlantic Records 2. Jody Gerson Sony/ATV Music Publishing 3. Kathy Willard Live Nation Entertainment 4. Julie Swidler Sony Music Entertainment 5. Debra Rathwell AEG Live 6. Lia Vollack Sony Pictures Entertainment 7. Melissa Lonn ...

  9. Sharon Dastur

    November 29, 2012 12:04 PM EST PD, WHTZ (Z100) New York, Clear Channel Radio Hits and Breakouts WHTZ (Z100) New York PD Sharon Dastur took the path of many, arriving in the Big Apple early in her career with a dream, ambition and talent. It was 17 years ago when she took a job ...

  10. Ke$ha's 'Warrior': The Billboard Cover Story

    October 15, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Ke$ha burst onto the scene in 2009 -- rapping through an Auto-Tune filter about brushing her teeth with whiskey and boys trying to "touch [her] junk" -- the then-22-year-old quickly positioned herself as pop's resident troublemak ...

  11. Ke$ha: Warrior Princess

    October 15, 2012 8:43 AM EDT With a hit single once again heating up the charts and a new album set for a December release, Ke$ha is back, stripped down and ready to rumble. When Ke$ha burst onto the scene in 2009-rapping through an Auto-Tune filter about brushing her teeth ...

  12. Taylor Swift's New Single Blasts Onto Radio, Set For Record Sales Debut

    August 14, 2012 5:53 PM EDT The title of Taylor Swift's new single clearly isn't about her relationship with radio or her adoring buying public. "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," the first single from Swift's fourth studio album Red , due Oc ...

  13. Carly Rae Jepsen: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 25, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Read an excerpt from Billboard's cover story on the 'Call Me Maybe' phenomenon "It's been a cool day today," Carly Rae Jepsen , calling in from Los Angeles, says casually. "I ran into RedFoo from LMFAO at the airpo ...

  14. 'Call Me Maybe' Tops the Hot 100

    June 21, 2012 7:35 PM EDT It's been a cool day today," Carly Rae Jepsen, calling in from Los Angeles, says casually. "I ran into RedFoo from LMFAO at the airport, and we've been writing a song together today. Over the phone." This is Jepsen's ...

  15. Carly Rae Jepsen, fun., Gotye Set Longest Hot 100 Streak of Rookie Chart-Toppers in 35 years

    June 20, 2012 2:14 PM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with her first entry on the ranking, "Call Me Maybe." As the song follows previous leaders "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye featuring Kimbra and &qu ...

  16. Carly Rae Jepsen Continues New Artists' Dominance Atop Hot 100

    June 20, 2012 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jepsen, Gotye and fun. are the first trio of new acts to top the Hot 100 consecutively in 35 years Carly Rae Jepsen spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with her first entry on the ranking, "Call Me Maybe." As the song fo ...

  17. Rita Ora Visits Radio With Jay-Z, Scores Hit With 'How We Do (Party)'

    March 05, 2012 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 When newly signed Roc Nation artist Rita Ora visited Clear Channel with label boss Jay-Z on Feb. 23, it was simply to present music and videos from her untitled debut. But in a rare move for rotation-based radio, executives were so moved by what the ...

  18. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Sharon Dastur

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 9 Sharon Dastur PD, WHTZ New York, Clear Channel Radio Website: Z100.com Twitter: @Z100NewYork Fifteen years ago, aspiring to the role of PD at a major top 40 radio station, Sharon Dastur relocated from KRBE Houston to become the program coord ...

  19. Britney Spears' 'Hold It Against Me' Blasts Onto Radio

    January 11, 2011 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 After just two days, Britney Spears ' "Hold It Against Me" already ranks as the No. 17 most-played track at pop radio, according to Nielsen BDS. Britney - Hold It Against Me (SAMPLE) by DJ Teapot Poll: What Do You Think of Britney ...

  20. Britney Spears' 'Hold It Against Me' Single Premiering Jan. 7

    December 30, 2010 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 B ritney Spears fans may still have a few months of anxious waiting before her seventh full-length's March release, but the pop star is reportedly dropping her first piece of new music in a little over a week. "Hold It Against Me," a ...

  21. Britney Spears Out of the Gates In 2011, New Single 'Hold It Against Me' Premieres Jan. 7

    December 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears fans may still have a few months of anxious waiting before her seventh full-length's March release, but the pop star is reportedly dropping her first piece of new music in a little over a week. "Hold It Against Me," a ...

  22. Weekly Chart Notes: P!nk, 'Glee' Cast, Rick Ross

    December 16, 2010 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 TOP = POP: The cover of Billboard's 2010 year-end issue sums up the year in music. "Why Pop Rules," proclaims the half-page headline, in front of a champagne-toting Ke$ha , who boasts the Billboard Hot 100's No. 1 song of the yea ...

  23. Chart Beat Wednesday: Kings Of Leon, Toby Keith, Maxwell

    September 30, 2009 4:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 IT'S GOOD TO BE KINGS: Kings of Leon continue their march across multiple formats, as the quartet crowns the Pop Songs/Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart with a 3-1 ascent for "Use Somebody." Having already hit No. 1 on Alternative ...

  24. Duff Gets Personal On Dance-Driven New Album

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As multimedia momentum goes, no one need teach 19-year-old Hilary Duff a thing. For the past decade, she has built a career that began on TV, peaking in 2001 with her title role in Disney's 65-episode As multimedia momentum goes, no one need te ...