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Tito 'El Bambino' Tops Tropical Airplay Chart

Fri, 2014-09-26 17:22
Tito "El Bambino" El Patron earns his ninth No. 1 on Billboard's Tropical Songs radio airplay chart, as "A Que No Te Atreves," featuring Chencho,...

One Direction Returns To No. 1 on Hot Tours

Fri, 2014-09-26 17:11
One Direction marks its seventh overall week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Tours ranking thanks to the latest reported figures ($12.9 million in sales...

Is YouTube Star Michelle Phan the Next Music Mogul?

Fri, 2014-09-26 17:00
YouTube makeup sage Michelle Phan has found one way to get around any legal issues involving the use of music on her channel: She has joined forces...

Beyonce Subject of New Harvard Study

Fri, 2014-09-26 15:12
Who runs the world? Beyonce. Beyonce & Jay Z's 'On the Run' Special: What Was the Best Moment?

Univision vs. Telemundo: Inside the Networks’ Singing-Competition Duel

Fri, 2014-09-26 15:01
Rival singing competitions on Univision and Telemundo vie for viewers -- in the same time slot. Latin music acts have received a bounty of screen...

Global Citizen Festival's Co-Founder Explains Its Birth & Mission

Fri, 2014-09-26 14:30
Prior to the launch of the Global Citizen Festival in 2012, co-founder Ryan Gall spent his time filming documentaries and hosting small charity...

'X' Marks the No. 1 Spot: Chris Brown Rules Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Fri, 2014-09-26 14:30
Chris Brown's X scores the singer his fifth No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, entering with 145,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The...

Five Takeaways from the RIAA's Mid-Year Report

Fri, 2014-09-26 14:24
There are a number of stories within the RIAA's release on Thursday of mid-year numbers for the U.S. recording industry. The industry as a whole was...

Five Questions with BitTorrent's Chief Content Guy About Thom Yorke's Surprise Record

Fri, 2014-09-26 13:41
About two hours ago at the time of this writing, BitTorrent and Thom Yorke foisted a surprise upon us in the form of a new solo record, Tomorrow's...

Even With a Successful Fest, It's Still High-Stakes for the ‘New’ iHeartMedia

Fri, 2014-09-26 13:06
On the morning of sept. 16, as Clear Channel was three days out from the iHeartRadio Music Festival held at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena, the...

Thom Yorke Announces New Album via BitTorrent Bundle

Fri, 2014-09-26 11:54
BitTorrent has announced its biggest coup yet in its continuing quest to promote its Bundle product (and distance itself from associations with...

Motionless in White Roars Onto Top Rock Albums at No. 1

Fri, 2014-09-26 11:05
Motionless In White scores its first No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart, and its best-ever sales week, as Reincarnate debuts with 31,000 sold...

Are Brands Music’s New Bank? Lars Ulrich and Top Execs on the $1.3 Billion Up for Grabs

Fri, 2014-09-26 11:00
Six visionaries talk about what's working, what's not, why a Coke Zero concert in Antarctica makes sense and how the industry can catch up to sports...

Faith Hill Signs With Sandbox Entertainment For New Management

Fri, 2014-09-26 08:09
Faith Hill is now playing in the same Sandbox as Kacey Musgraves, Little Big Town, Dan + Shay and Shania Twain, having sig

Morrissey Launches Merch Store, Sells ‘I Will Kill You’ T-Shirt

Fri, 2014-09-26 04:39
Morrissey’s next big hit might be a t-shirt.  The former Smiths frontman is selling a range of “official Morrissey” apparel through his new online...

Hasbro Freezes Out Mattel With New Disney Toy Deal

Thu, 2014-09-25 23:11
The toy wars just got a bit colder thanks to Disney's Frozen, with Hasbro wrestling the rights for dolls from the hit movie away from its rival...

Rape Charge From Keith Urban Concert Dropped

Thu, 2014-09-25 21:06
Prosecutors have dropped the case against an 18-year-old Boston man accused of raping a 17-year-old girl at a Keith Urban concert at which dozens of...

U.S. Music Revenues Down Nearly 5%, Says RIAA

Thu, 2014-09-25 16:59
In the first half of the year, U.S. music revenues shrunk 4.9%, to $3.2 billion, down from the $3.35 billion that the industry tallied in the first...

Tim McGraw's 'Sundown' Shines at No. 1 on Top Country Albums

Thu, 2014-09-25 16:21
Tim McGraw fortifies his No. 2 standing on the list of artists with the most Nielsen SoundScan-era No. 1s on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, as...

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Garth Brooks' 'Ultimate' Returns

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:28
On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Barbra Streisand made history with her 10th No. 1 album: Partners. With the arrival, she became the first...