1. Anatomy Of A Hit: John Legend's 'All Of Me'

    June 10, 2014 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 How the singer, songwriter and producer has taken the song to the top of five format airplay charts, and claimed the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for the first time How has John Legend's piano ballad (also remixed by Tiesto) "All Of Me" ...

  2. Lee DeWyze Finds 'Silver Lining,' New Album of 'Folk Anthem Pop-Rock' Coming

    May 01, 2013 6:45 AM EDT “American Idol” season winner Lee DeWyze returned to the show last week to debut his new single, “Silver Lining." Following the recent performance, the Illinois-based rocker spoke to Billboard on what he's been up to since the 2012 relea ...

  3. Colbie Caillat Announces 'Christmas in the Sand': Exclusive Album Art

    September 18, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Holiday Set Arrives Oct. 23; Includes Appearances by Gavin DeGraw, Brad Paisley Colbie Caillat says her upcoming holiday album is for the folks who don't celebrate a traditional kind of Christmas. "I was like, 'Not everyone lives in t ...

  4. Bubbling Under: McKay's 'Destiny' To Chart On Adult Contemporary?

    September 14, 2012 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Franklin McKay, Tulisa, $auce and Earl Bynum. Franklin McKay In a rare case of conser ...

  5. Bubbling Under: Is Franklin McKay's 'Destiny' the AC Chart? Also, Tulisa, $auce, Earl Bynum

    September 13, 2012 1:39 PM 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: Franklin McKay, Tulisa, $auce and Earl Bynum Franklin McKay In a rare case of conse ...

  6. Carly Rae Jepsen Releases 'This Kiss' Single: Listen

    September 10, 2012 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 With little more than a week to go before her U.S. debut album "Kiss" hits shelves, Carly Rae Jepsen has released her newest single, "This Kiss." The catchy pop track follows Jepsen's smash single, "Call Me Maybe," ...

  7. One Direction Reveals 'Take Me Home' Album Cover

    August 30, 2012 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction 's debut album "Up All Night" was released less than six months ago, but the U.K. vocal group is already moving on to its second full-length. The album artwork for the group's "Take Me Home" was released T ...

  8. One Direction Returning with New Album in November

    August 23, 2012 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 First single, 'Live While We're Young,' hits iTunes on October 1. One Direction 's debut album "Up All Night," which spawned the hits "What Makes You Beautiful" and "One Thing," was released less tha ...

  9. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Kiss' Album Due Sept. 18

    August 07, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Carly Rae Jepsen is omnipresent on TV and radio this year and has been sitting at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for weeks, but this year's breakout star has only just announced the release of her debut U.S. album. The upcoming record, titled ...

  10. Disney Channel Original Movie 'Let It Shine' Tackles Music Industry, Hip-Hop

    June 14, 2012 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 The Disney Channel is making a leap of faith with its first hip-hop/gospel-themed movie musical, a step toward drawing in new audiences and developing teen musical stars. "Let It Shine," which premieres June 15, is a launch pad for Coco Jone ...

  11. Inside Warner/Chappell's Urban Renewal

    May 31, 2012 6:55 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music's ­renewed thrust into R&B and hip-hop is gaining momentum. During most of 2012's first four months, its songwriters had a share in five of the strongest tracks on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs char ...

  12. Backbeat: Susan Justice @ Hollywood's Hotel Cafe

    January 17, 2012 10:20 AM EST Capitol introduced singer/songwriter/guitarist Susan Justice to an intimate gathering of media tastemakers at Hollywood's Hotel Café (Jan. 10). Singing several selections from her March 27 Kite Records/Capitol debut, "Eat Dirt," Jus ...

  13. 'Voice' Runner-Up Dia Frampton Works With Kid Cudi, Foster The People For Raw Debut

    November 29, 2011 2:25 PM EST 0 0 0 During one of his first promotional gigs for the second season of NBC's "The Voice," Blake Shelton couldn't stop talking about the effect that his charges, Dia Frampton and Xenia , had on him in season one. His job was to mentor ...

  14. Nicole Scherzinger Preps U.S. Album Release: 'It's a Lot Deeper Than Pussycat Dolls'

    August 19, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nicole Scherzinger , whose No. 1 U.K. single "Don't Hold Your Breath" was released in the U.S. on Aug. 16, says she has not yet found the song she will sing when it comes time to perform on Fox's "The X Factor" this fal ...

  15. Demi Lovato Stays Strong in 'Skyscraper' Music Video

    July 13, 2011 10:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 Like the song itself, the music video for Demi Lovato 's powerful new single "Skyscraper" keeps the focus on the 19-year-old singer and her emotional vocal performance. The clip premiered on Wednesday night (July 13), the same day tha ...

  16. Selena Gomez Talks 'When the Sun Goes Down': Video Track-By-Track

    June 28, 2011 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Just one year after Disney Channel graduate (and Justin Bieber's main gal) Selena Gomez released her second album, "A Year Without Rain," Gomez got the band -- The Scene -- back together for album number three, "When the Sun Goes ...

  17. Colbie Caillat Captures Romance with Guitarist on 'All Of You'

    June 22, 2011 4:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Love was all Colbie Caillat needed to inspire her third album, "All Of You," which comes out July 12. While touring to promote 2009's chart-topping "Breakthrough," Caillat began a relationship with her guitarist and musical ...

  18. Kelly Clarkson's Fifth Album Delayed Until September

    March 16, 2011 1:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fans anxiously awaiting Kelly Clarkson 's fifth album will have to wait just a little longer. According to a recent post on the singer's official Facebook page , the currently untitled album's release has been delayed until September ...

  19. Colbie Caillat Taps Common, Opens 'New Chapter' with 'All Of You' Album

    February 28, 2011 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 After topping the Billboard 200 with her sophomore album, "Breakthrough," Colbie Caillat is set to return in the spring with her third full-length, "All Of You." The 14-song set will be released May 3 on Universal Republic. Caill ...

  20. Lee DeWyze Wants Fans Dancing to His Post-'Idol' Debut

    November 08, 2010 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze says he wanted to be "dimensional" on his major label debut album, "Live It Up," which comes out Nov. 16. "This is why I even auditioned (for 'Idol') in the first place, ...

  21. Kris Allen Goes To The Desert To Find 'The Truth'

    August 17, 2010 4:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" season eight winner Kris Allen traveled out to the middle of nowhere with nothing but a guitar, a piano, a bed and Train 's Pat Monahan to find "The Truth." Video: Watch Kris Allen's "The Truth.&quo ...

  22. Pixie Lott: Artist To Watch 2010

    January 15, 2010 2:36 PM EST 0 0 0 After topping the U.K. chart with her first two singles, "Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)" and "Boys and Girls," U.K. pop princess Pixie Lott has been ready to bring her big, soulful pop sound to the U.S. market for a while already. But n ...

  23. Kris Allen Announces Album Release Date On Twitter

    August 28, 2009 12:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" winner Kris Allen will release his debut album on Nov. 17, the singer announced Thursday night (Aug. 27). A rep for 19 Entertainment has also confirmed the news in a statement to Billboard.com: "It is a confirmed relea ...

  24. Brandy: People Are People

    December 18, 2008 11:35 AM EST 0 0 0 You can't blame Brandy for being a little nervous stepping back into the recording studio. Four years have elapsed since the release of her fourth album, "Afrodisiac." And it has been just two years since her headline-making car accid ...

  25. Beyonce: Worker B

    November 18, 2008 2:39 PM EST 0 0 0 With A Double-Album, A World Tour, Starring Roles In Two Movies And Several Ad Campaigns In the Works, The Heat Is On For Beyoncé. On a brisk March day in Rahway, N.J., Beyoncé and Adrien Brody are filming a crucial scene for their upcoming movie &q ...

  26. Beyonc: Worker B

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On a brisk March day in Rahway, N.J., Beyoncé and Adrien Brody are filming a crucial scene for their upcoming movie "Cadillac Records." The set is an old Ukranian social club that has been converted On a brisk March day in Rahway, N.J., Be ...

  27. Two Sides Of The Coin

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce's third solo album, "I Am ... Sasha Fierce," reveals an alter-ego persona which the artist says allows her to "take more risks." The double-disc set is due this week via Music World/Columbia. Beyonce's third sol ...

  28. Beyonce Adopts 'Fierce' Alter-Ego

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyonce's third solo album will be titled "I Am ... Sasha Fierce," revealing an alter-ego persona which the artist says allows her to "take more risks." The double-disc set is due Nov. 18 via Music Wo Beyonce's third so ...

  29. Exclusive: Milian Signs With MySpace Records

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the wake of her 2006 departure from Def Jam, Christina Millian has signed a new deal with MySpace Records, Billboard can exclusively reveal. Her label debut is due next spring. In the wake of her 2006 departure from Def Jam, Christina Millian has ...

  30. Lola

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With 'No Strings' attached, Parisian hailing artist fills dancefloors Paris-born Lola is heating up dance floors with the suggestive single, "No Strings," which debuted at No. 46 on Billboard's Hot Dance/Club Play chart in t ...