2016: The Year in Charts

Stars From Meghan Trainor to Sam Smith Reveal Their Worst Holiday Gifts

Sometimes, it doesn't matter if you're naughty or nice -- Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, and others recall their visits from Bad Santa.

"My dad got me a build-your-own tank when I was 11. I don't think he knew I was gay at that point. I got really upset."
--Sam Smith

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"My brother's T-shirts. His actual T-shirts."
--Nasri, Magic!

5 Seconds of Summer: 'If Anyone Puts Us Down, We Don’t Care'

"My grandma buys a lot of gifts, but gets me the same shampoo each year. I don't like it. Enough with the Black Suede. I'm done with it."
--Michael Clifford, 5 Seconds of Summer

Meghan Trainor Wants To Finally Meet Taylor Swift at the Grammys

"My little brother bought me boxers from [her native] Nantucket that I already had a pair of -- but he bought a smaller size so that I was just insecure and pissed."
--Meghan Trainor

Album Review: Mary Lambert Only Scratches the Emotional Surface on ‘Heart On My Sleeve’

"I have four siblings, and my parents give us all matching pajamas. It's tradition that we wear them on Christmas Eve. But when I was 14, [they] got us onesies. I was like, ‘Hell no.' Half of us were crying."
--Mary Lambert

Skylar Grey on Nicki Minaj Collaboration 'Bed Of Lies': 'It's a Nice Contrast to Her Other Singles'

"My mom always puts grapefruit in [my] stocking. I like grapefruit, but why put it in a stocking like it's a gift? It's almost as bad as coal."
--Skylar Grey

This article first appeared in the Dec. 13 issue of Billboard.