Macklemore & Ryan Lewis return to Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs following the Aug. 27 release of their latest single, “Downtown,” featuring Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz. The track is the highest debut of the week, arriving at No. 30 (on the chart dated Sept. 12) with only two days of sales and streaming data powering its bow and four days of airplay activity. It likewise enters the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 97.
Just in time for fall music festival season, Power 105.1 in New York announced the lineup for their annual Powerhouse event on Tuesday. Headliners for Powerhouse 2015 include Kendrick Lamar, Future, Big Sean, Fetty Wap, Meek Mill, Jeremih, Jidenna and Omarion.
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias’ “El Perdon” is the undisputed Latin song of the summer, and now claims the title of being the second-longest running No. 1 in the 29-year history of the chart, spending a 26th consecutive week at No. 1.
Cobbs' sophomore album, "One Place Live," opens atop Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart, while Rend Collective's "As Family We Go" begins at No. 1 on Top Christian Albums. Plus, Plumb posts her third Christian Airplay top 10.
So far we’ve heard “Hallelujah,” and now we’ve got another song from Panic! At the Disco’s new album. Filling in for Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Apple radio today (Sept. 1), Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz premiered a new Panic! song called “Death of a Bachelor.”
The teen singer-songwriter spoke to Billboard about the song on the red MTV Video Music Awards red carpet, saying that the Handwritten single is a good indication of what’s to come on his next full-length.
Music streaming and how the touring industry capitalize on one of those most impactful consumer shifts in music since the advent of the CD will be the topic of a session at the 12th annual Billboard Touring Conference.