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Beyonce's 'Formation' Hits No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

Sat, 2016-02-06 18:35
Beyoncé's new "Formation" single zoomed straight to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart shortly after its release on Feb. 6...

Jennifer Lopez's 'Shades of Blue' Renewed at NBC

Fri, 2016-02-05 21:50
Don't be fooled by the incredibly busy schedule that she's got. Jennifer Lopez is finding the time for more Shades of Blue. NBC announced Friday that...

WhoSampled Integrates with Spotify for iPhone App

Fri, 2016-02-05 21:47
The music sample sourcing service WhoSampled has announced a new integration with Spotify that will allow listeners to discover the inspirations and...

'Hunchback of Notre Dame' Rings In at No. 1 on Cast Albums Chart

Fri, 2016-02-05 21:19
The studio cast recording of The Hunchback of Notre Dame rings the bell at No. 1 on the Cast Albums chart dated Feb. 13 with 10,000 copies sold in...

Tidal to Donate $1.5 Million to Black Lives Matter, Social Justice Groups

Fri, 2016-02-05 20:38
Tidal announced Friday (Feb. 5) it will be donating $1.5 million to Black Lives Matter and other social justice groups. 

Latin Notas: Ricky Martin, Romeo Santos, Juan Gabriel & More

Fri, 2016-02-05 19:47
Latin Notas is a weekly news summary, compiled by Billboard's editors, about new songs, videos, concerts announcements and what Latin musicians are...

Jill Scott, Pharrell Williams & Jussie Smollett Win Big at NAACP Image Awards Pre-Show

Fri, 2016-02-05 19:25
Jill Scott, Empire’s Jussie Smollett and Pharrell Williams claimed major wins at the 47th NAACP Image Awards' pre-show gala dinner on Thursday night...

Sam Hunt's 'Montevallo' Hits 1 Million Sold in the U.S.

Fri, 2016-02-05 19:16
Sam Hunt claims his first million-selling album, as Montevallo stepped past the million sales threshold in the tracking week ending Jan. 28.

SFX Gets Access to Funds and Begins Search for New CEO, Though Fate of Assets Still in Question

Fri, 2016-02-05 18:29
SFX Entertainment has been thrown another lifeline. The judge in a Delaware bankruptcy court has approved the bondholders' plan that puts SFX on a...

Bruno Mars Confirms: He Will Perform During Super Bowl Halftime Show

Fri, 2016-02-05 18:12
Bruno Mars is ready to rock. The singer confirmed on Instagram long-standing rumors that he'll appear as part of the Super Bowl halftime show...

Future Releases New Album 'EVOL' on Apple Music

Fri, 2016-02-05 17:10
Future heard the streets callin', and now he's back with his second full-length project in 2016, EVOL, which he premiered on DJ Khaled's brand new We...

Adele's New Single 'When We Were Young' Returns to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

Fri, 2016-02-05 16:52
After conquering the Billboard Hot 100 with her No. 1 single “Hello,” Adele is gearing up for another possible chart takeover with her second 25...

Are Women Finally Getting a Fair Shake on Country Radio? A Billboard Analysis

Fri, 2016-02-05 16:37
If you watch country awards shows on television, you might think female artists are roughly equal with male artists. If you're a country radio...

Executive Turntable: iHeartMedia's New Global Head of Marketing, Warner/Chappell UK's New Synch Head and More

Fri, 2016-02-05 16:12
-- iHeartMedia has named Alissa Pollack evp, Global Music Marketing. Pollack will collaborate with Premiere Networks, the iHeartRadio Digital team,...

Darius Rucker Talks 'Good Time' Tour, the Super Bowl and His Hootie Days

Fri, 2016-02-05 14:16
Darius Rucker has just announced plans for his upcoming 2016 Good For A Good Time tour, which begins June 3 at the MidFlorida Credit Union...

Russian Legislators Back Down From Live Industry Regulations

Fri, 2016-02-05 12:31
Russian legislators have backed down from new regulations proposed for the live industry following criticism from high-profile artists, though the ...

Jermaine Dupri Signs with CAA

Fri, 2016-02-05 12:00
Producer, artist and longtime music executive Jermaine Dupri has signed with CAA in all areas.

Leslie Zigel, Counsel to Pitbull, Carlos Vives and More, Joins Miami's Greenspoon Marder Law

Fri, 2016-02-05 11:31
Miami attorney Leslie Zigel, known for representing Pitbull and other Latin stars including Colombia's Carlos Vives and urban hitmaker Wisin, has...

Tomorrow's Hits: Brandy Clark, CNCO & Gryffin

Fri, 2016-02-05 11:00
On Fridays, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Brandy...

Big Barrel Fest Shutters -- Is Delaware Junction Next?

Fri, 2016-02-05 10:56
Goldenvoice’s decision to pull the plug on the Big Barrel country music festival in Dover, Del., brings to an end an ambitious project that was faced...