Google Play Music All Access launched in Japan on Friday, giving the world's second-largest music market -- but a late adopter of music streaming -- subscription services from two huge technology companies.
The Weeknd's third album, Beauty Behind the Madness (XO/Republic/Universal Island), entered the U.K. chart at No. 1 on Friday (Sept. 4), as Justin Bieber's "What Do You Mean?" (Def Jam/Universal) became his first chart-topping single in the territory. Meanwhile, Sam Smith's In the Lonely Hour (Capitol/Universal) set a new album chart record.
Billboard's video show "Real-Time Rewind" recaps the week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts and the news driving the action. Episode 65 covers the latest hits from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Andy Grammer, Miley Cyrus & Justin Bieber!
It’s been six years since the boy band NLT disbanded, but now two members of the group are back with the nostalgia-filled song “Summer Nights.” Kevin McHale of Glee fame and Justin Thorne star in the video which follows a group of twentysomething friends having a quintessential summer night -- captured in its entirety on Snapchat.
What a life Tommy Stinson is leading. The 48-year old bassist became a slacker rock legend via the Replacements and then joined the ranks of arena rock bombast via the latter-day Guns N’ Roses lineup. In a Sept. 3 interview with the 'Star Tribune,' he spoke on his future with both bands.