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Where Music & Video Games Meet: EA's Music Chief on Pairing Country With 'Madden' & Radiohead With 'FIFA'

Fri, 2016-10-21 12:47
The global appellation in Steve Schnur’s title isn’t just for show.

Inside the Luxury Listening Lounges That Cater to Vinyl-Loving Millennials

Fri, 2016-10-21 12:30
One surprising result of the vinyl renaissance has been the emergence of listening lounges: swanky showrooms, town houses and cafes that exist solely...

Azealia Banks Says She Is 'Moving Forward' With Pressing Charges Against Russell Crowe

Fri, 2016-10-21 12:11
Azealia Banks says she will be "moving forward" in pressing charges against Russell Crowe, after accusing the actor of spitting on her, calling her...

The Longest & Shortest Hot 100 Hits: From Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce & David Bowie to Piko-Taro

Fri, 2016-10-21 11:43
As previously reported, Piko-Taro makes history on the latest Billboard Hot 100 (dated Oct. 29): With its debut at No.

Jay Z, Madonna Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Fri, 2016-10-21 04:19
Jay Z, one of contemporary music's most celebrated lyricists and entertainers, is one of the nominees for the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame, and if...

Prince Greatest-Hits Collection, '4Ever,' Due Nov. 22; 'Purple Rain' Deluxe Edition -- With Unreleased Songs -- Coming in 2017

Thu, 2016-10-20 23:21
As Billboard exclusively reported last week, a Prince greatest-hits collection and a Purple Rain deluxe edition are on the way.

Kanye West's 'Father Stretch My Hands' Hits No. 1 on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

Thu, 2016-10-20 18:59
Kanye West collects his eighth No. 1 on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart as “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1” steps 4-1, gaining 10 percent...

'Juju on That Beat' Jumps Into Top 3 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

Thu, 2016-10-20 18:53
Zay Hilfigerrr and Zayion McCall’s viral smash “Juju on That Beat” skyrockets 36-3 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (dated Oct. 29) after its...

Rick Astley Back on Billboard Album Charts After 23 Years

Thu, 2016-10-20 18:44
After 23 years, Rick Astley is back on Billboard’s album charts.

Bob Dylan Is the Oldest Artist to Chart on Social 50

Thu, 2016-10-20 18:28
Glancing at the Social 50 chart each week reveals that the artists on the list tend to skew young. For example, the oldest artist in the top 10 on...

Maroon 5's 'Don't Wanna Know,' Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

Thu, 2016-10-20 17:54
Maroon 5 enters at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Oct. 29) with “Don’t Wanna Know,” featuring Kendrick Lamar, scoring the...

40 Under 40: Rising Stars

Thu, 2016-10-20 17:20
BIANCA BHAGAT, 29 Head of West Coast/film and TV, Glassnote Bhagat got big results when she placed Aurora’s “Life on Mars” on Girls and Hamilton...

Miguel Bose Brings 'MTV Unplugged' Back to Latin Albums Chart

Thu, 2016-10-20 17:18
Miguel Bosé’s MTV Unplugged debuts at No. 7 on the Top Latin Albums chart (dated Oct. 29), bringing the MTV brand back to the chart for the 14th time...

Getting Serious About Sound: The Case for Custom In-Ear Buds

Thu, 2016-10-20 17:05
A few years ago, drummer-producer Robert Biesewig was on tour with the reggae band Orange Grove when he met doctor of audiology Julie Glick, who...

Janet Jackson's 'Nasty' Spikes on Spotify After Donald Trump's 'Nasty Woman' Comment

Thu, 2016-10-20 16:38
Donald Trump's comment is Janet Jackson's gain.

Hip-Hop's Other Empire: How the Indie Distributor Is Quietly Owning the Rap Game

Thu, 2016-10-20 15:27
"Broccoli,” the viral sensation from D.R.A.M. featuring Lil Yachty, has climbed to No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100. But while the MC’s debut album,...

Eurovision's 2017 Plans Hit Second Speed Bump in Kiev

Thu, 2016-10-20 14:52
Construction taking place next door to Eurovision's 2017 venue in Kiev, Ukraine, is threatening to disrupt the international contest, or force a...

OkeeFest Founders Resign After Fest's First Year

Thu, 2016-10-20 14:22
In a surprising move, producers Steve Sybesma and Paul Peck have resigned from Soundslinger, LLC, the company they co-founded with landowner Cliff...

11 Artists You Still Can't Find on Any Major Streaming Service

Thu, 2016-10-20 14:17
When Spotify first tried to open the ultimate library of popular music, there were a handful of missing authors whose names were so major they...

Kiel Berry Joins Viacom Labs to Help Find a Way to Find Millennials

Thu, 2016-10-20 14:15
Kiel Berry, who restructured Linkin Park's proprietary company Machine Shop to leverage the band’s social media fans and expanded it to include a...