1. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber Win Big at MTV European Music Awards

    November 11, 2012 6:08 PM EST Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber dominated the 2012 MTV European Music Awards, winning three trophies each, with Swift ruling over her first-ever appearance at the EMAs, taking the honors for best female, best live act and best look. "This is m ...

  2. Ke$ha Shouts-Out Illuminati in 'Die Young' Video: Watch

    November 08, 2012 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Ke$ha has been part of the Dr. Luke Cult for quite some time, but in the music video for "Die Young," the electro-pop maven is enlisting in another sect entirely. With tons of blatant Illuminati imagery and some sort of illegal orgy going ...

  3. Chart Moves: Calvin Harris' '18 Months' Album Debuts, Paul McCartney's New 'Christmas Song' Helps 'Holidays Rule'

    November 08, 2012 8:00 AM EST The Billboard 200: On the chart this week , Taylor Swift's "Red" continued to rule the roost, as it sold another 344,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It blocked debuting rapper Meek Mill from grabbing the top slot with hi ...

  4. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Going for Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    November 07, 2012 8:03 PM EST There's no stopping Taylor Swift's new album, "Red." Industry forecasters suggest the album will spend a third straight week atop the Billboard 200 chart next week, fending off new releases from Aerosmith and Ne-Yo, as well as ...

  5. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Going for Third Week at No. 1

    November 07, 2012 7:52 PM EST 0 0 0 There's no stopping Taylor Swift 's "Red" album. Industry forecasters suggest that the album will spend a third straight week atop the Billboard 200 chart next week, fending off new releases from Aerosmith and Ne-Yo , as well as ...

  6. Maroon 5 Spends Eighth Week Atop Hot 100

    November 07, 2012 2:36 PM EST Like this week's other major popular competition, the incumbent remains in charge atop the Billboard Hot 100. Maroon 5's "One More Night" spends an eighth week at No. 1, fending off Korean rapper PSY's "Gangnam Style, ...

  7. Maroon 5 Spends Eighth Week Atop Hot 100

    November 07, 2012 12:45 PM EST 0 0 0 The group's 'One More Night' keeps PSY's 'Gangnam Style' at No. 2 for a seventh consecutive frame Like this week's other major popular competition , the incumbent remains in charge atop the Billboard Hot 100 . Maro ...

  8. Taylor Swift Still Rules Billboard 200, Meek Mill Starts at No. 2

    November 07, 2012 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As projected last week, Taylor Swift 's "Red" album rules for a second week atop the Billboard 200 chart, selling 344,000 copies (down 72%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. Last week, the Big Machine Records album blasted in at No. 1 w ...

  9. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Reigns For Second Week At No. 1

    November 07, 2012 11:00 AM EST As projected last week, Taylor Swift's "Red" album rules for a second week atop the Billboard 200, selling 344,000 copies (down 72%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. Last week, the Big Machine Records album blasted in at No. 1 with ...

  10. Back In Black: Billboard Touring Conference & Awards Celebrate Live Music's Comeback

    November 07, 2012 7:04 AM EST The artice below on this year's Billboard Touring Conference and Awards is from a Special Feature in the new issue of Billboard on the conference and the state of touring. You can buy this issue -- which also features a cover story on Alicia ...

  11. Civil Wars Cancel Tour, Citing 'Internal Discord'

    November 06, 2012 8:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Tuesday afternoon saw a whirlwind of activity in the camp of acclaimed duo The Civil Wars. The group posted the following on their Facebook page : "We sincerely apologize for the canceling of all of our tour dates. It is something we deeply reg ...

  12. Civil Wars Cancel Tour, Cite 'Internal Discord, Irreconcilable Differences'

    November 06, 2012 6:23 PM EST Tuesday afternoon saw a whirlwind of activity in the camp of acclaimed duo The Civil Wars. This afternoon, the duo posted the following on their Facebook page : "We sincerely apologize for the canceling of all of our tour dates. It is somethi ...

  13. Madonna Celebrates 30th Anniversary On Billboard Charts: From 'Everybody' To 'Turn Up The Radio'

    November 06, 2012 1:21 PM EST Who's that girl celebrating her 30th anniversary on Billboard charts today? Madonnna Thirty years ago today, on Nov. 6, 1982, Madonna made her Billboard chart debut, entering the Dance Club Songs tally at No. 40 with "Everybody." Si ...

  14. Madonna Celebrates 30th Anniversary On Billboard Charts

    November 06, 2012 11:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Madonna's material has been a force on Billboard rankings dating to her first entry on Nov. 6, 1982. Who's that girl celebrating her 30th anniversary on Billboard charts today? Madonna . Thirty years ago today, on Nov. 6, 1982, Madonna mad ...

  15. Business Matters: Legal MP3 Sites Are Still Buried by Google Search Results

    November 05, 2012 7:07 PM EST If most people simply want to do the right thing when it comes to downloading, the upcoming Copyright Alert System could help more than searching at Google. Over three months after Google implemented a system to lower the search ranking of domains ...

  16. The Beat 11/5: Katy Perry et al Talk The Vote, Christina & More Sing for Sandy Victims

    The Beat 11/5: Katy Perry et al Talk The Vote, Christina & More Sing for Sandy Victims

    November 05, 2012 4:49 PM EST 0 0 0 Aguilera and more sing for Sandy victims, Katy Perry and other stars talk Election issues, Taylor Swift sees "Red." taylor swift , jonathan brooks , featuredVideo2 , red , vote , Dionne Warwick , Billboard , hurricane sandy , madonna , hur ...

  17. Usher, No Doubt, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha to Perform on American Music Awards

    November 05, 2012 3:27 PM EST Usher, No Doubt, Justin Bieber and Ke$ha will perform at the 40th annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 18, joining previously announced acts Pink, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Christina Aguilera, Carrie Underwood, Pitbull and Linkin Park. Mo ...

  18. Morning Fix: Hurricane Sandy 'Coming Together' Benefit Raises $23 Mil; Internet Radio Bill; Meek Mill & Rod Stewart

    November 05, 2012 8:04 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix and other free music-business newsletters BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, MARY J. BLIGE, CHRISTINA AGUILERA PLAY 'COMING TOGETHER' BENEFIT, HELP RAISE $23 MILLION: Bruce Springsteen, Mary J. Blig ...

  19. Meek Mill & Rod Stewart Albums Headed for Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart

    November 03, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As previously reported, rapper Meek Mill and pop veteran Rod Stewart are both aiming for top 10 debuts on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. Industry sources suggest that the former's "Dreams & Nightmares" is on course to s ...

  20. Weekly Chart Notes: Taylor Swift 'Red' Hot on Hot 100

    November 02, 2012 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The lady and 'Red': Swift matches Madonna and Dionne Warwick for another impressive piece of Hot 100 history. With her latest batch of new material, Taylor Swift ties the Material Girl, and Dionne Warwick, for the second-most appearances a ...

  21. Backbeat: Warner Music Nashville Team Celebrates CMA Wins With Faith Hill, John Esposito, More

    November 02, 2012 6:35 PM EDT The mood was definitely celebratory at Warner Music Nashville 's post- CMA Awards bash held at the company's headquarters on Music Row . The evening's big winner was Blake Shelton , who took home trophies for entertainer and male vo ...

  22. CMA Awards 2012: Photos of Country's Best Dressed

    November 02, 2012 5:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The CMA Awards packed the best in glamour and country music into one evening Thursday night in Nashville. Check out our picks for the show's best dressed, from Taylor Swift's glittering couture to Kellie Pickler's princess-like gown. ...

  23. Backbeat: Tim McGraw, Scott Borchetta, Big Machine Host CMA Week Halloween Party

    November 02, 2012 5:40 PM EDT Tim McGraw hosted a Halloween night party to debut tracks off his new album Two Lanes of Freedom . Big Machine Records threw an invite-only party for Tim McGraw on Halloween night in Nashville for him to preview his new album, Two Lanes of Freedom ...

  24. Kendrick Lamar Makes 'Good' Debut on Social 50 Chart

    November 02, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Kendrick Lamar, who opened atop the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart this week with "good kid, m.A.A.d. city," strides onto Billboard's Social 50 chart at No. 47. The debut comes after a busy week of social activity for the rapper, who ...

  25. Kendrick Lamar Makes 'Good' Debut on Social 50 Chart

    November 02, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kendrick Lamar , who opened atop the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart this week with "good kid, m.A.A.d. city," strides onto Billboard's Social 50 chart at No. 47. The debut comes after a busy week of social activity for the rapper, who a ...

  26. CMA Awards 2012: Miranda Defends Blake's Win, Tim Talks Election + More Backstage Moments

    November 02, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four awards show in five days, it's been a busy week in Nashville. SESAC, ASCAP and BMI honored their top songwriters and publishers earlier in the week, but the festivities wound to a close last night with the 46th annual CMA Awards at Br ...

  27. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Find Bliss at CMA Awards

    November 01, 2012 11:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shelton-Lambert Household Takes Home Entertainer, Female, Male and Song of the Year Honors Once again, tonight's 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards proved to be "Nashville's Night With The Stars." The ABC network teleca ...

  28. The Beat 11/1: Taylor Swift's 'Red' Rules, Green Day Rocks for 'Twilight'

    November 01, 2012 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Thursday, November 1 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In t ...

  29. The Beat 11/1: Taylor Swift's 'Red' Tops a Million, Carly Rae Jepsen Gets Sued

    The Beat 11/1: Taylor Swift's 'Red' Tops a Million, Carly Rae Jepsen Gets Sued

    November 01, 2012 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 11/1: Taylor Swift's 'Red' Tops a Million, Carly Rae Jepsen Gets Sued Green Day , jonathan brooks , 1 million , psy , Good Times , Owl City , Billboard , exclude , fun , One More Night Videos Taylor Swift Brightcove ...

  30. CMA Awards to Seek Doantions for Sandy Victims

    November 01, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Handing out trophies isn't the only mission when country music's biggest stars take the stage Thursday night for the Country Music Association Awards: They'll be reaching out to help those affected by superstorm Sandy. "Country f ...

  31. CMA Awards 2012 Predictions: Entertainer of the Year

    November 01, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 As Rod Stewart once put so eloquently, "Tonight's The Night." It's Music City's time in the spotlight, as the 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards air tonight on ABC. As we wrap up our ongoing preview of the show, we ...

  32. CMA Awards 2012 Predictions: Female Vocalist

    November 01, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Tuesday, we took a look at the Male Vocalist category in tonight's 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards. The list of ladies competing for the Female Vocalist crown is no less thrilling, though maybe a little more easier to pick this ...

  33. Chart Moves: Taylor Swift Adds To Already Legendary Hot 100 History

    November 01, 2012 10:27 AM EDT As previously reported, Maroon 5 spends a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "One More Night," holding off PSY's "Gangnam Style," which remains at No. 2 for a sixth frame. Plus, Bruno Mars ("Locked Ou ...

  34. Morning Fix: Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert on NBC; Taylor Swift: Week Two; Sony's Earnings

    November 01, 2012 9:00 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix and our other free music-business newsletters SPRINGSTEEN, BON JOVI, BILLY JOEL TO PLAY NBC SANDY BENEFIT CONCERT: NBC is doing a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring some ...

  35. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Set for Second Week at No. 1, Meek Mill Aiming for No. 2

    October 31, 2012 11:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 After its monster start at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, Taylor Swift 's "Red" seems a safe bet to remain in the penthouse for a second frame. The album sold 1.208 million in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundSca ...

  36. Business Matters: How Taylor Swift's 'Red' Could Have a Record-Setting Market Share

    October 31, 2012 9:24 PM EDT Taylor Swift's new album, "Red," didn't set the record for most units sold in its debut week, but could end up being the most dominant album in terms of share of annual album sales. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Sells 1.2 ...

  37. Miranda Lambert Joins 'Got Milk' Campaign: See the Ad

    October 31, 2012 8:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Not everyone looks great in a mustache, but Miranda Lambert does and proved it as she unveiled her ad for the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign today at the Country Music Association's Nashville headquarters. "It's ...

  38. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Set for Second Week Atop Billboard 200, Meek Mill Aiming for No. 2

    October 31, 2012 8:38 PM EDT After its monster start at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, Taylor Swift's "Red" seems a safe bet to remain in the penthouse for a second frame. The album sold 1.208 million in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundSc ...

  39. Kid Rock Finally Hits iTunes With 'Rebel Soul'

    October 31, 2012 8:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kid Rock 's new album, "Rebel Soul," due Nov. 19, is up on iTunes as a pre-order, marking the first time (apart from a soundtrack appearance) that the artist's music has been available in that store. The album, which will bow on ...

  40. Kid Rock Finally Hits iTunes With 'Rebel Soul'

    October 31, 2012 6:38 PM EDT Kid Rock's new album, Rebel Soul , due Nov. 19, is up on iTunes as a pre-order, marking the first time (apart from a soundtrack appearance) that the artist's music has been available in that store. The album, which will bow on a Monday, ...

  41. Taylor Swift Sold Two 'Red' Albums Every Second; Already 3rd Biggest Album of 2012

    October 31, 2012 11:52 AM EDT The amazing statistics on Taylor Swift's "Red" sales just keep coming. The country/pop star's album sold a massive 1.208 million copies in the U.S. last week according to Nielsen SoundScan -- marking the eighth-largest sales we ...

  42. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Already Third-Biggest Album of 2012

    October 31, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plus: can 'Red' overtake '21' as the year's best seller? The amazing statistics on Taylor Swift 's "Red" sales just keep coming. The country/pop star's album sold a massive 1.208 million copies in the U.S ...

  43. Kendrick Lamar Debuts at No. 2 as Taylor Swift's 'Red' Tops Billboard 200

    October 31, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tony Bennett, Gary Clark Jr., Stone Sour and Lady Antebellum also debut in the Top 10 of this week's chart. As earlier reported , Taylor Swift's "Red" album explodes at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 1.208 million copies in ...

  44. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Easily Tops Billboard 200, Kendrick Lamar Debuts at No. 2

    October 31, 2012 10:55 AM EDT As earlier reported, Taylor Swift's "Red" album explodes at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 , selling 1.2 million copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the largest sales week for an album since 2002, when Em ...

  45. Morning Fix: Taylor Swift's Million-Selling 'Red'; UMG Settles Digital Royalties Suit; iTunes 11 Delay

    October 31, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix and other free music-business newsletters TAYLOR SWIFT'S 'RED' SELLS 1.21 MILLION -- BIGGEST SALES WEEK FOR AN ALBUM SINCE 2002: It's official: Taylor Swift's "Re ...

  46. Mumford & Sons Announce 'Road to Red Rocks' Film, Release Trailer: Watch

    October 30, 2012 9:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Before releasing one of the year's biggest albums, Mumford & Sons hit the road for a tour captured in the new concert film "Road to Red Rocks." The "Babel" rockers ended their "Gentleman of the Road" tour at Mo ...

  47. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Sells 1.21 Million; Biggest Sales Week for an Album Since 2002

    October 30, 2012 7:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's official: Taylor Swift 's "Red" sold a whopping 1.208 million copies last week in the U.S. according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's more than any album has sold in a single week since 2002, when Eminem 's "The E ...

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