A decade after Missy Elliott last reached the top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs as a lead act on a track, the rapper returns as “WTF (Where They From),” featuring Pharrell Williams, soars 33-8 (on the chart dated Dec. 5). The single also vaults 91-22 on the Billboard Hot 100.
British music fans were robbed of almost £1.3 ($2 million) through purchasing counterfeit music and entertainment tickets in the second half of this year, according to new research from U.K. fraud and internet crime reporting organization Action Fraud.
Holly Holm has become a household name after knocking out Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, but that does not mean nothing scares the Bantamweight Champion. In the media whirlwind following the fight, Holm crossed paths with Beyonce and Jay Z this past weekend at the Miguel Cotto/Canelo Alvarez match in Las Vegas -- and got stunned herself.
Beloved television drama Friday Night Lights is being resurrected as a one-night-only musical event The Unauthorized Friday Night Lights Musical, by team Sucker Punch Productions, who recently did the same thing with both The OC and Cruel Intentions.
Chris Brown’s Royalty album won’t make your Black Friday shopping bag as expected. The singer revealed in an interview with HOT 97 on Monday (Nov. 23) that he will be pushing out the LP named after his 1-year-old daughter next month.
Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Nick Jonas and Fifth Harmony are just a few of the musical guests that will stop by Sesame Street. This season also promises a new set, new opening and closing songs and a new character named Nina. It all begins Jan. 16 at 9 a.m. ET on HBO.
The multi-talented R. Kelly talked with Billboard about today's music, his future plans and the lasting legacy of "Ignition." R. Kelly surprised with his insights on the industry. While many artists lean towards purity of their genre, R. Kelly sights the merging of mainstream pop, hip-hop, country and more as one of the things that excites him.
The Barbershop is back in business with its forthcoming film The Barbershop: The Next Cut. The franchise's third installment also recruits some fresh faces from the rap game including Nicki Minaj, Tyga and Common.
Billboard's video show "Real-Time Rewind" recaps the past week's action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news behind it. Our special Thanksgiving episode offers thanks for Adele, The Weeknd, Drake, Selena Gomez, Austin Mahone, Charlie Puth and Nick Jonas!
The fact that Adele's 25 is already breaking 24-year-old sales records, just over halfway through its debut week, is a staggering feat. Sending her already-impressive numbers back in time, however, shows just how dramatic the singer's success really is.