Billboard's "Real-Time Rewind, recaps the past week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news behind it. Episode 87 gets us in formation with Beyonce, Zayn, Adele and Future!
Facebook board member Marc Andreessen managed to offend a billion people Tuesday night during an online discussion about the Indian government's recent decision to bar the company's Free Basics program.
“Snow day at the Ryman -- what could be better?” said Little Big Town’s Philip Sweet, kicking off an afternoon of music for attendees at Nashville’s annual Country Radio Seminar, as flurries accumulated on the storied Ryman Auditorium’s stained glass windows.
Even at age 66, Bruce Springsteen regularly plays concerts that last over three hours, because he is a super hero. His Feb. 8 show at Albany, NY’s Times Union Center started at 7:30 p.m. and ended at 11, which is rough if you’ve got to wake up for work… or school.
Leave it to Tonight Show king Jimmy Fallon to make musical chairs the best game ever. How? He added beer. And The Roots. And Ryan Reynolds. And Katie Holmes. All those parts may not be required to enjoy this soon to be party favorite (for legal folks, obvs) -- but if so, you definitely want Katie Holmes on your team.
Vince Gill is known for his pitch-perfect notes on beautiful love ballads like “Look At Us” and songs of anguish and heartbreak such as “Worlds Apart.” However, underneath those angelic tones is another little-known goal of the Country Music Hall Of Fame member: He would love to record an album that steered away from that image, a la The Statler Brothers' alter egos Lester "Roadhog" Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys.
From working in his own Sheeran pseudo-raos into his music, to freestyling with Waka Flocka, to appearing on Power 105.1’s Breakfast Club last year, he wants you to know there’s more to him than strumming the acoustic guitar.