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Adele's '25' Is Already 2015's Biggest-Selling Album

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:12
Adele’s 25 has only been on sale for three days, but it’s already the top-selling album of 2015 in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. Adele's '25...

How Adele's '25' Performed on Radio Over the Weekend

Mon, 2015-11-23 17:30
It’s well-established that radio rarely finds its own hits these days, even from a superstar album.

Adele's '25' Sells 2.3 Million in First Three Days in U.S., Aiming for 2.9 Million Debut Week

Mon, 2015-11-23 16:28
In its first three days of release, Adele’s 25 has already sold at least 2.3 million in pure album sales in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. And...

Canadian Radio Exec Explains Letter That Ended in His Resignation

Mon, 2015-11-23 15:59
Rob Farina, the broadcasting executive who left his position at Rogers Media earlier this month after sending an “urgent letter” to fellow...

Justin Bieber Breaks the Beatles & Drake's Record for Most Simultaneous Hot 100 Hits

Mon, 2015-11-23 15:57
Justin Bieber breaks a Billboard Hot 100 record previously held by the Beatles and Drake.

Adele Tops Hot 100 for Fourth Week; Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara Hit Top 10

Mon, 2015-11-23 15:56
Adele's "Hello" tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Dec. 5) for a fourth week, helping set the stage for what could be record-breaking sales for parent...

U.K. Prime Minister Visits Bataclan Theater in Paris

Mon, 2015-11-23 15:20
Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom appeared with President François Hollande of France on Monday morning outside Le Bataclan theater...

Tomorrowland, Foo Fighters Among Finalists for European Festival Awards

Mon, 2015-11-23 15:05
Tomorrowland, Pinkpop and Rock Werchter are among the finalists for this year’s European Festival Awards. Artists in the shortlist to win best...

Rdio Just Canceled Your Subscription

Mon, 2015-11-23 12:50
Streaming service Rdio has canceled all active subscriptions -- and won't be taking new ones -- ahead of its planned acquisition by Pandora. Starting...

Adele's 'Hello' Crowns Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs Charts

Mon, 2015-11-23 11:35
Another week, two more airplay charts that Adele's "Hello" has conquered.

Scammers Fumble Attempt to Extort Patreon Users

Mon, 2015-11-23 11:12
A scammer group is trying to extort victims of a large hack in late September on crowdfunding site Patreon. Cartoonist Steve Streza was notified by...

Fiat Chrysler CMO on Music in AMAs 'DriveTheBeat' Ads: 'It Makes Our Message Incredibly More Relevant'

Mon, 2015-11-23 00:00
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles U.S. returned to the American Music Awards on Sunday night, building off of its 2014 campaign by partnering with all three...

Romanian Nightclub Fire Death Toll Reaches 60 After Teen Death

Sun, 2015-11-22 16:19
Romanian authorities say a 19-year-old student has died of injuries sustained in a nightclub fire in Bucharest, bringing the death toll to 60....

Adele's '25' Set to Break One-Week U.S. Album Sales Record; Sold Over 900K at iTunes First Day

Sat, 2015-11-21 14:30
After one day on sale, Adele's 25 appears set to break *NSYNC's long-standing one-week Nielsen-era U.S. album sales record of 2.42 million sold,...

13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Justin Bieber's Artist 100 Milestone & More

Sat, 2015-11-21 11:00
The latest Billboard charts saw Justin Bieber find his Purpose on the charts and Chris Stapleton continue to reap the rewards of his CMA Awards...

Justin Bieber Breaks Spotify Week 1 Streaming Record

Fri, 2015-11-20 19:41
As it looks like Justin Bieber's Purpose is headed to the top of next week's Billboard 200 albums chart over One Direction's Made in the A.M., the...

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Chris Stapleton Already Has 2015's Fourth-Biggest-Selling Country Album

Fri, 2015-11-20 17:36
On the most recent Billboard 200 chart (dated Nov. 28), Chris Stapleton’s Traveller held at No. 1 for a second week, continuing to bask in the glow...

Justin Bieber's 'Purpose' Rules Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

Fri, 2015-11-20 16:43
The release of Justin Bieber’s Purpose album prompts his takeover of the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Nov. 28), where the singer earns...

Good Charlotte Returns to Rock Charts With 'Makeshift Love'

Fri, 2015-11-20 16:37
Welcome back, Good Charlotte. The pop-punkers return to Billboard's charts with "Makeshift Love," the reunited band's first new material since its...

One Direction Tops Justin Bieber on U.K. Album Chart, With Fastest-Selling Album of the Year

Fri, 2015-11-20 15:48
One Direction claimed their fourth No. 1 album in the U.K. on Friday (Nov. 20) with Made in the A.M. (Syco Music/Sony Music). In the process, it...