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The Official Women in Music Playlist Presented by PANDORA Jewelry Is Here: Listen Now

Thu, 2016-12-01 12:53
The 11th annual Billboard Women in Music awards, a show honoring the most influential women in the music industry, are taking place Dec. 9  in New...

J. Cole Album Pre-Sale Briefly Appears on iTunes Before Being Taken Down

Thu, 2016-12-01 12:45
J. Cole has kept a low profile this year, particularly since announcing at NYC's Meadows Festival in October that he wouldn't be performing again for...

'Mule' Meme Sends Shirley Caesar to No. 1 on Hot Gospel Songs

Thu, 2016-12-01 12:00
Genre icon Shirley Caesar, 79, earns her first No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Gospel Songs chart (dated Dec. 10), as "Hold My Mule," featuring Albertina...

Benny Blanco, Downtown Music Publishing Strike Long-Term Partnership

Thu, 2016-12-01 12:00
Hitmaker Benny Blanco has signed a new, long-term partnership with Downtown Music Publishing.  Through the arrangement, Downtown will work with the...

Greatest of All Time: Top 10 Dance Club Songs Year-by-Year, 1976-2015

Thu, 2016-12-01 10:05
Billboard is celebrating the first 40 years of the Dance Club Songs chart, which launched in 1976. Madonna is the chart's No. 1 artist in that span,...

iHeartRadio Releases Beta Versions of New Streaming Services

Thu, 2016-12-01 10:00
iHeartMedia, the largest radio broadcasting company in the U.S., has pulled the curtain off a beta of two new services, iHeartRadio Plus and...

Austin Millz Premieres 'Cyclone' Feat. Tunji Ige, Signs to Fool's Gold Records

Thu, 2016-12-01 09:59
Harlem producer Austin Millz unleashes his new single "Cyclone," the title track off his forthcoming EP. The flex-ready dance number features...

The Most-Liked Instagram Photos of 2016 From Beyonce, Drake, Adele, Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Taylor Swift & More

Thu, 2016-12-01 09:39
It's no surprise that five out of Instagram's top 10 most-followed accounts are music ones and the list of the most-liked snaps from musical celebs...

Miguel Bosé's AIDS Gala Takes in Over a Million Euros

Thu, 2016-12-01 07:03
Miguel Bosé’s Gala SIDA has taken in over a million euros to benefit AIDS research, a record setting amount for one of Spain’s most celebrated...

Grouplove Scrap Remaining 2016 Concerts Due to Hannah Cooper's Vocal Cords Injury

Thu, 2016-12-01 03:07
Grouplove has wiped the slate clean for the rest of 2016 to allow singer Hannah Cooper time to recover from injury to her vocal cords. 

Drake & Rihanna Top Spotify's Year-End Lists

Thu, 2016-12-01 01:01
Drake, Justin Bieber and Rihanna top this year's Spotify year-end lists looking at the streaming service's most popular acts. 

Dolly Parton Starts Fund to Help Victims of Tennessee Wildfire

Thu, 2016-12-01 00:12
Dolly Parton has established a fund to help those whose homes were lost in the Great Smoky Mountain wildfires.  The country music legend’s new My...

Bruno Mars Hits No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100 Chart for First Time

Wed, 2016-11-30 23:53
Bruno Mars is the top musical act in the U.S., bounding from No. 10 to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Dec. 10) for his first week at...

Peggy March Enjoys 'I Will Follow Him' Revival, Thanks to iPhone Ad & Toulouse

Wed, 2016-11-30 21:24
A little over 53 years ago, Little Peggy March topped the Billboard Hot 100 with a song that originated in France. “I Will Follow Him” was No.

U-God Sues Wu-Tang Clan Over Unpaid Royalties: Report

Wed, 2016-11-30 21:12
Wu-Tang Clan founding member U-God is reportedly suing the group for at least $2.5 million over unpaid royalties. 

Smirnoff Sound Collective Aims to Tackle Dance Music's Diversity Problem, Launches Program With Live Stream

Wed, 2016-11-30 19:10
Dance music's diversity problem is, at this point, well-documented. While the genre started as a haven for gay minorities, the modern scene has been ...

Kevin Liles & London On Da Track Search for Next Big Rapper Through Freestyle 50 Challenge

Wed, 2016-11-30 18:52
Kevin Liles is looking for America’s next hottest rapper. "We’re gonna find that rapper," the 300 Entertainment co-founder and music executive smiled...

Riot Fest Co-Founder Sean McKeough Dies at Age 42

Wed, 2016-11-30 18:36
Sean P. McKeough, co-founder of the annual rock festival Riot Fest, died Tuesday night. A statement posted on Riot Fest's website confirms that the...

Safety Pins: Solidarity or Punk Rock?

Wed, 2016-11-30 17:59
The days after the U.S. presidential election were among the most tumultuous and uncertain in recent American history. As the reality of President-...

Prince's Estate Worth $200 Million, Court Filings Suggest

Wed, 2016-11-30 17:52
Prince's estate is worth about $200 million, a new court filing suggests.

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