Chatting with Billy V: December 10, 2010

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Lady Gaga has been named Top Artist of the Year by Billboard, coming in ahead of Taylor Swift, Eminem, Lady Antebellum and Ke$ha. Susan Boyle's I Dreamed A Dream album was the best selling for the period December 5, 2009 through November 29, 2010.

Larry Hagman, best known as J.R. Ewing in the long running series Dallas, is joining the cast of ABC's Desperate Housewives. He'll play the love interest of Stella Wingfield, Lynette's mother. He'll film his appearance next week, which will air early in 2011.

A reality TV starlet convicted of burglarizing Orlando Bloom's house will spend a year in residential rehab getting treatment for what her attorney says is a debilitating heroin addiction. An L.A. judge on Thursday told Alexis Neiers it would be her last opportunity for treatment rather than prison. She has been accused of breaking into several celebrities' homes.

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