1. Movie Review: 'Katy Perry: Part of Me'

    June 27, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pop starlet's new film blends 3D concert show-stoppers with biographical drama Katy Perry 's "Part of Me" is a gamble: that pop fans will follow her from the arena to the movie theater. But the film, following in the recent succe ...

  2. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Likely to Feature Original Songs, John Legend Working With Kanye West

    February 14, 2011 5:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee' Likely to Feature Original Songs in Upcoming Episodes At a pre-Grammy Guild of Music Surpervisors awards ceremony and brunch held yesterday (Feb. 13), Bi ...

  3. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Files a Restraining Order, Justin Bieber Guesting on a Rap Mixtape

    November 11, 2010 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Gets Restraining Order Against Fan Lady Gaga has reportedly gotten a restraining order against a fan who has written disturbing letters to the pop star. Anastas ...

  4. Summer Songs Playlist

    July 07, 2010 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article All summer long, we've posted a new weekly, ten-song playlist of tunes from the Hot 100 to listen to get you in the mood for warm weather fun. Now that September's here, it's time to look back on the summer that was with ...

  5. Travis McCoy Is Rising With 'Lazarus' Solo Debut

    April 23, 2010 11:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Travis McCoy wants to assure fans that his upcoming solo debut album -- "Lazarus," due June 8 -- in no way means Gym Class Heroes is hanging up its sneakers. "I'm trying to kill a lot of the negative connotations out there about ...

  6. Rihanna Streaks To A Fourth Week Atop Hot 100

    April 08, 2010 11:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 R ihanna 's "Rude Boy" rolls to a seventh week as the Airplay Gainer on the Billboard Hot 100 -- the longest streak in almost three years -- as it holds at No. 1 for a fourth frame. "Rude" is the first track to post such a l ...

  7. Chris Brown, Chrisette Michele, Pharrell, Nas Join BET's Haiti Telethon

    February 05, 2010 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 C hris Brown , Chrisette Michele , Nas and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are the latest celebrities added to the roster for BET's "SOS Saving Ourselves: Help for Haiti" telethon taking place at the American Airlines Arena in Mi ...

  8. Travis McCoy "The Lazarus Project" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Travis McCoy, "The Lazarus Project" (Fueled By Ramen) Release Date: Spring 2010 Travis McCoy's debut solo album, "The Lazarus Project," not only has the New York rapper playing with melodies and warming up his singing voice, ...

  9. Travis McCoy Juggles Multiple Musical Projects 'One At A Time"

    November 16, 2009 3:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Travis McCoy is one of the busiest rappers in the business. Last week, the Gym Class Heroes frontman dropped by MTV's studios to show off his new documentary, "Travis McCoy's Unbeaten Track," and premier an accompanying charity s ...

  10. Drake Readies First 'Thank Me Later' Single

    September 25, 2009 3:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Drake 's long-awaited debut, "Thank Me Later," was recently pushed from a fall release to early 2010. But one of the album's producers, Harlem-based Omen, says the Toronto MC is ready to release first single, "Shut It Down&q ...

  11. Eminem, DMX, The Roots Pay Tribute To Def Jam At 2009 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

    September 24, 2009 6:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since its inception five years ago, VH1's Hip-Hop Honors has paid tribute to the preeminent figures in hip-hop history. For the sixth annual show, taped at Brooklyn's Academy of Music in New York last night (Sept. 23) and set to air on the ...

  12. Producers Take Lil Wayne To The 'Prom'

    January 27, 2009 10:23 AM EST 0 0 0 Although Miami producers Infamous and Drew Correa got their first major placement as a collective when their track "Mr. Carter" appeared on Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" album last year, the pair didn't think they'd ...

  13. 'Clean' Machine

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On 2006's "As Cruel As School Children," Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy's vice of choice was cocaine (hence "Viva La White Girl"). This time around on "The Quilt," due this week via Decaydence/Fueled On 2 ...

  14. Gym Class Heroes 'Come Clean' On New Disc

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On 2006's "As Cruel As School Children," Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy's vice of choice was cocaine (hence "Viva La White Girl"). This time around on "The Quilt," due Sept. 9 via Decaydence/Fueled By On ...

  15. Kidz In The Hall Hope To Move The 'Crowd'

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kidz in the Hall set out to make its new album, "The In Crowd," an EP -- which, the Ivy League hip-hop duo notes, is nothing new. Kidz in the Hall set out to make its new album, "The In Crowd," an EP -- which, the Ivy League hip- ...

  16. Guests Blend Seamlessly On New Gym Class Heroes Disc

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gym Class Heroes are planning on taking a "movie approach" to their sophomore album, "The Quilt: Starring Gym Class Heroes," due in August via Decaydence/Fueled by Ramen, according to lead vocalist Tr Gym Class Heroes are plannin ...

  17. Gym Class Heroes Takes Movie Approach On 'Quilt' Album

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On their upcoming sophomore album, "The Quilt: Starting Gym Class Heroes," due August via Decaydence/Fueled By Ramen, Gym Class Heroes plan on taking a "movie approach," according to lead vocalist Travis McCoy. "I can' ...

  18. Rapper Tyga Tests Solo Waters With 'No Introduction'

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Having worked with Fall Out Boy, Gym Class Heroes and Lil' Wayne, 18-year-old West Coast rapper Tyga will test the solo waters with his album debut, "No Introduction." The Compton, Calif., native is signed to Fall Out Boy Pete Wentz ...

  19. Rowland Goes Digital For New Mini-Album

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music World/Columbia Records will release a digital-only album by Kelly Rowland on March 25. Music World/Columbia Records will release a digital-only album by Kelly Rowland on March 25. The seven-song "Ms. Kelly: Diva Deluxe" sports five n ...

  20. Ashlee Goes 'Surreal' For New Video

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ashlee Simpson spent yesterday (Dec. 6) shooting the video for "Out of My Head (Ay Ya Ya)," the first single from her third studio album. The as-yet-untitled set is due in March via Geffen. Ashlee Simpson spent yesterday (Dec. 6) shooting ...

  21. Gym Class Heroes

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gym Class Heroes is a great band name, but unlike so many great band names, it actually has something to do with the live hip-hop quartet's history. Gym Class Heroes is a great band name, but unlike so many great band names, it actually has som ...

  22. The Snake Can See You

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I have had it with these motherf*ckin' snakes on this motherf*ckin' plane!" was one of the more memorable movie quote of the summer, even if the film from which it sprung, "Snakes on a Plane," bombed "I have had i ...

  23. Cobra Starship

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Snakes on a Plane" has already reached cult status, and it hasn't even been released yet. And the band Cobra Starship is adding to the hype with the theme song, "Snakes on a Plane (Bring It)," which "I have had it with ...