On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart: Jason Aldean lands his sixth million-selling album, Shawn Mendes' "Handwritten" motors up the tally, N.W.A. returns, and the "Finding Neverland" cast album debuts.
Wrestling legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper reportedly died from cardiac arrest in his sleep Thursday night at his Los Angeles home. He was 61. As our own tribute to one of wrestling's biggest personalities, here are Piper's top three musical moments.
There's a definite buzz in the industry around Haley & Michaels. Just this week, their music was named to "Hoda's Playlist" on the Today show, which resulted in a sales bump of close to 2,000 copies in one day.
Some critics view rapper Gunplay as a caricature: braids in a ball, pills in a pile, guns on the floor. And sure, the Miami native has called himself the “human L.A. riot,” but he also has articulated a street survivor’s remorse in compelling ways.
In 1997, Natalie Imbruglia sprinkled fairy dust all over “Torn,” her hit Ednaswap cover. On Male, her first album since 2009, the Aussie singer-actress works more remake magic on tunes originally performed by such male acts as Neil Young, Death Cab for Cutie and Tom Petty.
As part of her ongoing series of covers (the vast majority of which give the originals a run for their money), Kelly Clarkson took on one of this century's biggest power ballads at her Thursday night concert in Indianapolis -- Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball."
The hits keep coming for Ed Sheeran: the U.K. singer-songwriter has earned his fourth top 20 title on the Billboard Hot 100 from his X album as “Photograph” steps 21-20. It follows “Sing” (No. 13), “Don’t” (No. 9) and “Thinking Out Loud” (No. 2).
A panel of three judges for the U.S. District Court of Central California has decided to allow the Ray Charles Foundation -- the sole heir to Charles' estate following his death in 2004 -- to move forward with its appeal over a series of "terminations" served to Warner/Chappell Music.
Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are both belles of the Hollywood ball right now, so they're probably pretty busy, but if they find a free moment when they get back from VACATIONING TOGETHER they need to re-make a Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen adventure movie, stat.