Taylor Swift, Fun. and Maroon 5 lead the finalists for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, while One Direction, Rihanna and Carly Rae Jepsen will also content in several major categories. See all the finalists for the 2013 BBMAs, which will air live Sunday, May 19 on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas: http://blbrd.co/ZI6L6Y
The dust has barely settled on Cassadee Pope’s big win on “The Voice” last month, but with big changes in store for the show’s fourth season — most notably the addition of two new coaches — it’s never too early to look ahead. Billboard recently attended a press conference with those newbies, Usher and Shakira, as well as mainstays Blake Shelton and Adam Levine. (Read more.)
Curious to see whether Adam Levine can act? The “Voice” judge is joining “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy’s “American Horror Story” this fall, and the show has just released the first five (NSFW) minutes of the season premiere — featuring a lot of Adam Levine. You can watch on Facebook. So what do you think: Are the Maroon 5 frontman’s acting chops up to par?