Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts --Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. Joe Levy stops by Z100’s Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden on Episode 29, which features red carpet interviews with Shawn Mendes, Jessie J, Sam Smith, Gwen Stefani, Ryan Seacrest, Meghan Trainor, and Rixton.
SoCal quintet Night Riots mined some pretty serious subject matter for their standout new song. “(‘Break’) was inspired by a friend's drink getting spiked with a hallucinogenic drug at a party,” frontman Travis Hawley tells Billboard.
Serial, the wildly popular true crime podcast about the 1999 Baltimore murder of Hae Min Lee, ended on Thursday. So what's life after Serial like? Turns out it has a lot more Notorious B.I.G.than expected.
What would you do if you recently made a couple billion bucks? If you're Swedish video game developer Markus Persson, you probably purchase the most expensive mansion in Beverly Hills -- one that was reportedly eyed by Beyonce and Jay Z.