1. Billboard Bits: Madonna 'Needs to Make Music Again,' Mariah Inspires Goat Lactation

    December 17, 2010 5:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Madonna: 'I Need To Make New Music' Madonna may have had a busy 2010 -- starting a fashion line with her daughter and opening her first Hard Candy gym -- but it ...

  2. Billboard Bits: T.I. Releases a New Message from Prison, Justin Bieber Coming to Vanity Fair cover

    December 15, 2010 7:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. T.I. Releases New Message from Prison Incarcerated rapper T.I. has released another somber message from prison, this time thanking everyone for picking up his new album, ...

  3. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Dodges Assault Charges, Ricky Martin to Release Bilingual Album

    December 14, 2010 5:59 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bieber Will Not Face Charges in Assault Case This past October, Justin Bieber was accused of punching a 12-year-old boy in the face during a laser-tag battle in which the ...

  4. Billboard Bits: Taio Cruz To Perform 'Imagine' On NYE, Bieber Launches 'JustBeats' Headphones

    December 10, 2010 5:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taio Cruz to Perform John Lennon's 'Imagine' on New Year's Eve Taio Cruz will become the first artist to do a live performance of John Lennon 's ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears' Rumored Single Title Leaks, Willow to Tour with Bieber

    December 09, 2010 6:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears' Next Single Could Be 'Hold It Against Me' The first single to Britney Spears ' forthcoming seventh studio album, set for a March relea ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys Make 'Fight' Film, Warped Tour Bands Announced

    December 08, 2010 6:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beastie Boys Making Short Film With Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Elijah Wood Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys , who continues to battle cancer, will write and ...

  7. Billboard Bits: Mack Maine Talks 'Carter IV' First Single, Rihanna Announces Fall 2011 UK Tour

    December 07, 2010 6:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mack Maine: Lil Wayne's 'Carter IV' First Single is '6'7"' Rapper Mack Maine has revealed that the first single to Lil Wayne 's mu ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Demi Lovato Attack Victim Waiting for Apology, MJ's Glove Fetches $330K

    December 06, 2010 5:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Demi Lovato Attack Victim Waiting for Apology Alex Welch, the tour dancer Demi Lovato punched in the face before entering herself into rehab , recently said that she' ...

  9. Billboard Bits: Jamie Foxx Announces New Album, Christina Aguilera's New Guy Takes Time Off from Band

    December 03, 2010 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jamie Foxx Announces New Album Jamie Foxx has announced the release of his third studio album, "Best Night of My Life," for Dec. 21. The follow-up to 2008' ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Unreleased MJ Tracks Hit the 'Net, Katie Couric to Appear on 'Glee'

    December 02, 2010 6:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Michael Jackson Non-Album Songs Leak Two new Michael Jackson songs, "Blue Gangsta" and "All I Need," leaked to the Internet yesterday (Dec. 1) via the ...

  11. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Stars Getting Replaced in 2012, Michael Cera Joins Indie Rock Band

    December 01, 2010 6:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "Glee" Stars Getting Replaced in 2012 Even Gleeks have to graduate some time, and " Glee " creator Ryan Murphy is preparing for his young actors to de ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Pink Talks Baby Names, Bon Jovi Going on Hiatus

    November 30, 2010 5:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Pink Reveals Top Choice for Baby Name When Pink announced on " Ellen " Nov. 17 that she was expecting a child, it didn't take long for the name game to beg ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Quincy Jones Opposes Kanye West Comparisons, Jay-Z On Shooting His Brother

    November 22, 2010 7:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Quincy Jones Doesn't Like Kanye West Comparisons Quincy Jones is letting it be known that he's not fond of comparisons to Kanye West , at least not when produci ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Lil Wayne's First Post-Prison Music Released, Bonnaroo Dates Announced

    November 17, 2010 7:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lil Wayne's First Post-Prison Music Released It may not be a full track, but Weezy fans will take it anyway: Lil Wayne 's first post-prison music hit the ' ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Beyonce's Parents Call Off Divorce, Taylor Swift Admits to Giving Bad Advice

    November 16, 2010 6:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce's Parents Not Divorcing; Britney's Parents Reconcile A pair of pop stars have watched their parents undergo recent relationship changes. Matthew and Tin ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Will.i.am Calls MJ Album 'Disrespectful,' Jessica Simpson Not Getting Prenup?

    November 15, 2010 7:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Will.i.am Calls New Michael Jackson Release 'Disrespectful' Will.i.am is far from excited about the release of "Michael," the first posthumous Michael ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z Rolls Out New Website to Celebrate His Hits, Fergie Dispels Solo Album Rumors

    November 12, 2010 5:48 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jay-Z Debuts Glossy New Website to Celebrate His Greatest Hits Jay-Z recently unveiled a new website as a promotional push for his upcoming greatest hits album, "The ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera to Get Star on Walk of Fame, 'Glee' to Gain Cast Member

    November 10, 2010 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Getting Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Christina Aguilera will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, Nov. 15. The singer is the 2 ...

  20. Billboard Bits: 'Jonas L.A.' May Face Cancellation, Christina Aguilera Has New Beau

    November 08, 2010 6:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Disney Channel's 'Jonas L.A.' May Face Cancellation It was bound to happen: All the Disney Channel's teen idols would eventually grow up, and the show ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Metallica Honors Armed Forces, Lil Wayne Buys 48 Bottles of Champagne

    November 05, 2010 6:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Metallica Headlines 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' Launch Event, Honors U.S. Armed Forces Metallica headlined the launch event for the Activision "Call of Duty: ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Gwyneth Paltrow to Sing 'F--k You' on 'Glee,' Bret Michaels Denies Tish Cyrus Affair

    November 03, 2010 5:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwyneth Paltrow to Perform Cee-lo's 'F--k You' on 'Glee' The Nov. 16 episode of " Glee " will feature an appearance from Gwyneth Paltro ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears Tries to Protect Herself in Court, Kanye Delivers a Quirky Speech

    November 02, 2010 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Trying to Protect Personal Information in Court Britney Spears reportedly wants to move an upcoming hearing with former bodyguard Fernando Flores, who clai ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Is Kim Kardashian Recording an Album?

    November 01, 2010 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Is Kim Kardashian Recording an Album? Kim Kardashian may soon be famous for more than just her beauty. According to reports, the socialite-turned-reality TV star is curre ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift Canoodles with Jake Gyllenhaal, Coldplay Puts People to Sleep

    October 26, 2010 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal Spotted Apple Picking Taylor Swift has been spotted around New York City with actor Jake Gyllenhaal. The two spent the past weekend (Oct. ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Madonna Opening 'Hard Candy' Gyms, Lady Gaga Chats with Anderson Cooper

    October 25, 2010 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Madonna Opening "Hard Candy" Fitness Centers Madonna has announced the opening of Hard Candy Fitness global fitness centers, which will open in major cities aro ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry Preps For India Wedding, The Flaming Lips Playing 'Soft Bulletin' on New Year's

    October 20, 2010 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry and Russell Brand Prep For Wedding In India Katy Perry and fianceƩ Russell Brand arrived in India earlier this week and are rumored to be getting married in th ...

  28. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Shoots Sexy GQ Photos, T.I. Dropped by Axe

    October 19, 2010 7:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee' Surprises Fans with Sexy GQ Photos, Creator Talks 'Rocky Horror' Remake Although the members of glee club may be considered typical high school ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Movie Poster Revealed, Rihanna Releases New Single

    October 15, 2010 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Poster for Justin Bieber Movie 'Never Say Never' Revealed Justin Bieber recently released the poster for his upcoming 3-D film, "Never Say Never," whi ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Ke$ha to Release New Material, Rihanna Explains Katy Perry Diss

    October 13, 2010 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Ke$ha to Release 'Partner Album' Titled 'Cannibal' Nov. 22 Ke$ha will release a "partner album," titled "Cannibal," to her multi-p ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swifts Offers 'Apology' To Taylor Lautner, Christina Aguilera Confirms Split

    October 12, 2010 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift Says New Track is 'An Apology' to Taylor Lautner "Back to December," the latest Taylor Swift song to be previewed off her upcoming " ...

  32. Billboard Bits: MCR to Perform at U.K. Football Game, Gaga's Perfume Named 'Monster'

    October 11, 2010 5:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. My Chemical Romance to Play U.K. Football Game My Chemical Romance will kick off a football game at London's Wembley Stadium on Halloween night. MCR is scheduled to ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Keeps Oxygen Tank in Dressing Room, Kevin Jonas May Become a Father

    October 08, 2010 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Keeps Oxygen Tank in Dressing Room Among her eccentricities, Lady Gaga reportedly requests that an oxygen tank be kept in her dressing room while on tour, as we ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Black Eyed Peas Mark Date for 'The Beginning,' Susan Boyle Cancels 'DWTS' Appearance

    October 04, 2010 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Black Eyed Peas Announce Nov. 30 Release of 'The Beginning' The Black Eyed Peas will follow last year's chart-topping "The E.N.D." with "The ...

  35. Billboard Bits: Susan Boyle Stalked, Eminem Challenged to Fight by Nick Cannon

    September 27, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Susan Boyle Pestered By Stalker Susan Boyle has been hounded by a stalker who managed to get the singer's personal phone number. According to Boyle's brother Ge ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Turning Meat Dress into Jerky, Drake Working with Rihanna

    September 24, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga's Meat Dress to Be Made Into Jerky Lady Gaga 's meat dress from the MTV VMAs is set to be preserved and dried in the form of jerky. The purpose of the ...

  37. Billboard Bits: Gwen Stefani Gets 'Waxed,' Bret Michaels to Have Heart Surgery

    September 23, 2010 6:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwen Stefani Wax Figure Unveiled No Doubt's Gwen Stefani unveiled a wax figure of herself yesterday (Sept. 22) at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in Las Vegas. The ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Disappointed by Senate, Kanye Talks Obama Insult

    September 22, 2010 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Responds to Failed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal After the proposed repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell&quo ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber's Makeout Party, Steven Tyler Goes Solo

    September 21, 2010 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Caught Making Out in Backseat Justin Bieber was photographed making out with a girl in the backseat of a Honda while in Venice, Ca. earlier this month. The ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift 'Mine' Preview, Shyne Negotiates with Cash Money

    August 20, 2010 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Sneak Peek of Taylor Swift's "Mine" Video A sneak peek of Taylor Swift 's "Mine" video hit the internet today via CMT. Photos from the shoot ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Conan O'Brien Teams Up with Jack White, T.I. Preps a Cartoon Show

    August 19, 2010 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Conan O'Brien Teams with Jack White for Two Releases Conan O'Brien has paired up with rock-star buddy Jack White for two releases, set to hit stores on Aug. 24 ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Hilary Duff's Wedding Photos, U2's 'Club-Sounding' Next Album

    August 18, 2010 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Hilary Duff's Wedding Photos Revealed Photos of Hilary Duff 's wedding are showcased in the current issue of OK! Magazine. The singer tied the knot with profess ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Warped Tour Fan Dies, Randy Jackson Talks 'Idol'

    August 03, 2010 6:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Warped Tour Concertgoer Dies in Kansas Concertgoer Curtis DeForest, 26, collapsed and died while attending the Vans Warped Tour stop in Bonner Springs, Ka., on Monday. A ...

  44. Taylor Swift Announces New Album 'Speak Now,' Out Oct. 25

    July 20, 2010 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 T aylor Swift will release her third studio album, "Speak Now" -- the follow-up to 2008's "Fearless" -- on Oct. 25, the country star announced Tuesday (July 20). Swift shared the news with her fans on Ustream and said the al ...