2007: By The Numbers, In Bigger Than The Sound

We break down the music industry's past 12 months, including 50 Cent's retirement promise, Nicole Scherzinger's perpetually delayed LP and more.

The Best Songs Of 2007, In Bigger Than The Sound

Nine Inch Nails, Lil Mama, LCD Soundsystem, more make our list of the most unavoidably catchy tunes of the year.

Lil Mama Celebrates Births Of 'Hip-Pop' And Herself

The now-18-year-old rapper wore a baby bonnet to the VMAs to represent her newborn genre.

Mariah Carey Has Words Of Advice For Starlets; Plus Diddy, Nine Inch Nails, Beanie Sigel, Christina Aguilera & More, In For The Record

Diddy faces lawsuit, accepts responsibility for child; NIN are free agents; arrest warrant out for Sigel.

Lil Wayne Arrested On Drug Charges; Plus Lil Mama, Kevin Federline, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Spice Girls & More, In For The Record

Lil Mama remixing Britney's 'Gimme More'; PETA president wants K-Fed to have custody of dogs; Lopez and Anthony reportedly expecting twins.

Throwing Dice With T-Pain, Flying With Lil Mama & More VMA Inside Info, In Bigger Than The Sound

Our reporter also digs up some fun facts about R. Kelly, including his love for Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and his own music.

Lil Mama Proving To Fans, Swizz Beatz She's More Than Just The 'Lip Gloss' Girl

Cool & Dre, Scott Storch, Dr. Luke also producing tracks on teen MC's September debut.

Avril Lavigne Gets Dance Lessons From Lil Mama On Video Set For 'Girlfriend' Remix

And Mama takes career tips from Lavigne: 'She's had history in the music industry and I look to her for answers.'

Avril Lavigne Finds A New 'Girlfriend': 'Lip Gloss' Diva Lil Mama

Up-and-coming MC hops on remix of rocker's new hit.

Lil Mama Hopes To Make It Big With Some Help From 'Lip Gloss'

'You're gonna feel like it just brings everything together,' up-and-coming rap diva says of makeup behind her first hit.