1. Prince Royce Announces English Album Release Date and Title

    June 12, 2015 1:37 PM EDT This just in: Prince Royce ’s highly anticipated English-language album debut will be called Double Vision , and will be released July 24 on RCA Records, riding on the momentum of his new single “Back It Up” with Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull . The chart-climbing track follows the Bronx-born…

  2. Scooter Braun, Steve Angello and Martin Garrix on the Future of Dance Music and What Needs to Change

    June 12, 2015 9:00 AM EDT The three men gathered this sunny Memorial Day afternoon on a patio in Los Angeles could not, in some ways, be more different. Steve Angello , 32, rose to fame as one-third of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia . Martin Garrix , 19, achieved viral stardom with “Animals” (now well past half…

  3. Ariana Grande's Empowerment Essay Prompts No. 1 Return on Social 50 Chart

    June 11, 2015 8:34 PM EDT Meanwhile, Iggy Azalea's engagement news & tour cancellation send the rapper into the top 20. On the new Social 50 chart (dated June 20), Ariana Grande rises 2-1 for her seventh total week at No. 1 thanks to buzz generated by an essay the pop diva wrote and shared during the tracking…

  4. Ariana Grande Shares Empowering Essay Following Big Sean Breakup

    June 07, 2015 3:30 PM EDT Ariana Grande shared a powerful essay on social media that touched on the double standards between men and women following her breakup with rapper Big Sean . Big Sean & Ariana Grande Confirm Breakup "What I meant when I said what I said about not being Sean's ex is…

  5. Lil Mama's 'Sausage' Sizzles on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    June 05, 2015 7:11 PM EDT The rapper's comeback hit nets a top 20 debut, while The Weeknd crashes in at No. 1. Plus, new tracks from Diplo and Disclosure! Rapper Lil Mama returned to the Billboard charts this week for the first time since 2008, as her new single "Sausage" debuts at No. 16 on the…

  6. Ariana Grande Signs with Universal Music Publishing Group

    June 01, 2015 3:43 PM EDT The singer's latest album, "My Everything," has sold 633,000 units. Ariana Grande has signed an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).   The deal covers the singer's entire catalog, including No.1 albums  Yours Truly and  My…

  7. What's It Like to Be Personal Trainer to Kanye West & Lady Gaga? Harley Pasternak Shares His Secrets

    May 26, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Apparently, working out with the stars can actually be detrimental to your health. While hiking with "close friend" Kanye West in Hawaii, celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak and West were nearly blown to bits in an abandoned military minefield. Then there was the time…

  8. 'Scream Queens' Extended Trailer Serves Up More Ariana Grande, Shirtless Nick Jonas

    May 19, 2015 5:08 PM EDT We would kill for it to be fall already. An extended, three-minute trailer for Fox's Scream Queens -- from the demented mind of American Horror Story and Glee creator Ryan Murphy -- has arrived, and it offers even more footage of Ariana Grande , Nick Jonas , Lea Michele and the rest of…

  9. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea Score Latest Hit Diva Duet

    May 15, 2015 4:40 PM EDT "Pretty Girls," new at No. 29, continues the tradition of women teaming up for chart hits. Plus, moves for Silento, Echosmith, Shaggy & Nicki Minaj. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth ,…

  10. Watch Miley Cyrus & Ariana Grande Perform An '80s Classic In Onesies

    May 14, 2015 10:58 AM EDT Can this be a recurring occurrence, please? To help promote her just-launched Happy Hippie Foundation, which raises awareness and funds for homeless youth, Miley Cyrus invited Ariana Grande to perform Crowded House's "Don't Dream It's Over" -- while wearing unicorn…

  11. Meghan Trainor Dishes on Her Life-Altering Beyonce Encounter and Scaring Adam Sandler

    May 08, 2015 5:22 PM EDT Meghan Trainor photographed by Smallz + Raskind on October 9th at The Line Hotel in Los Angeles. Smallz + Raskind What's the stupidest question you have been asked on the red carpet? "If you could wear a celebrity's underwear for a day, whose would it be?" That was the…

  12. Justin Bieber Boosts Carly Rae Jepsen Again on Twitter Top Tracks

    May 08, 2015 2:00 PM EDT Plus, Mariah Carey's "Infinity" debuts and Jessie J's 'Pitch Perfect 2' single arrives! Carly Rae Jepsen springs 14-1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks (dated May 16) with "I Really Like You," thanks to her latest assist from Justin Bieber , who tweeted…

  13. Ask Billboard: The Definitive List of Hit Fifth Singles

    May 05, 2015 11:05 AM EDT Before Ariana Grande's 'One Last Time,' from 'My Everything,' many other albums yielded at least five hit singles, including sets by Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Taylor Swift & more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings…

  14. Ariana Grande's Honeymoon Is Far From Over: Her Tour Is on Top

    April 30, 2015 3:53 PM EDT Ariana Grande returns to No. 1 on the weekly tally of Hot Tours with the final box office stats reported from the first North American leg of her Honeymoon tour. The Republic recording artist also topped the list of highest-grossing tours during the last week of March when the first 13 shows…

  15. When Idols Turn Rivals: Drake & Kanye West, Ariana Grande & Mariah Carey and More

    April 28, 2015 4:15 PM EDT There can only be one number one. Artists can co-exist in the same space, but when striving to be the best, there can only be one. That's typically the mind-set artists have, and when one artist encounters another with a parallel rise moving into their trajectory, the result is usually…

  16. Five Hits, One Album: The Strategy Behind Ariana Grande's Singles From 'My Everything'

    April 28, 2015 11:05 AM EDT From 'Problem' to 'One Last Time,' Republic Records has carefully sequenced the hits from Grande's smash second album. Ariana Grande keeps collecting hits from her sophomore album, My Everything , as "One Last Time" pushes to a new peak, No. 13, on the…

  17. Who's Hotter, Beyonce or Ariana Grande? Find Out What FHM Decided

    April 28, 2015 8:08 AM EDT While British actress Michelle Keegan sits pretty on top of the 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2015 list as declared by FHM magazine, a few spots behind her is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. While everyone from Beyonce to Rihanna to Katy Perry all nabbed spots on the list of…

  18. The Juice Podcast: Big Sean & Ariana Grande, Kylie Jenner & Blacc Chyna, Tyler, the Creator's 'Cherry Bomb'

    April 27, 2015 6:31 PM EDT  On this week's episode of The Juice podcast, co-host Nile "LowKey" Ivey and writer John Kennedy join me to discuss the week's R&B/hip-hop-themed trending topics, including Tyler, the Creator , Big Sean and Ariana Grande 's breakup, the drama between Tyga ,…

  19. 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards: See the Winners List!

    April 25, 2015 9:28 PM EDT And the winner is... With K.C. Undercover star Zendaya serving as the night's host, the stars gathered at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Saturday (April 25) for the Radio Disney Music Awards. g/chart"> Becky G ,  Fifth Harmony ,  Ariana Grande , Selena Gomez and…

  20. Get the Details On Lea Michele's Neck Brace Wearing 'Scream Queens' Character

    April 25, 2015 6:31 PM EDT This is Lea Michele like you've never seen here before. The former Glee star is embracing her dorkier side for her latest foray on the small screen in  Scream Queens . Show creator Ryan Murphy revealed some details about Michele's alter ego. "Her name is Hester," Murphy…

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