The spinning wheel atop the Billboard Hot 100 comes to a halt for the first time in almost two months, as “Firework” by Katy Perry spends a second consecutive week at No. 1.
Soul icon Aretha Franklin has been discharged from a Detroit hospital where she underwent successful surgery for reported pancreatic cancer.
Before “Apollo Kids” is released next week, check out Billboard.com’s take on each of the 12 songs on Ghostface’s latest effort.
T.I. releases a new message from prison, Justin Bieber coming to Vanity Fair cover, and more.
Although Kanye West hadn’t issued any new tracks since the Nov. 22 release of “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” a new song, “Christmas in Harlem,” has hit the web just in time for the holidays.
As announced yesterday morning, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor snagged a Golden Globe nod for his score of “The Social Network.” Reznor spoke to PBS’ Tavis Smiley last night (Dec. 14) about working on a film score for the first time.
‘American Idol’ judges Randy Jackson, Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez moved to Las Vegas for the week to narrow down a group of 60 finalists to 40 favorites.
Last night’s (Dec. 14) “O.M.G.” tour stop, while it came with a disclaimer, was a flawless production, free of mishaps and with superb vocals by Usher and precise dancing by him and his team of dancers.