1. David Guetta Joined Martin Garrix at Tomorrowland 2017, Debuted Collab With Ellie Goulding: Watch

    July 31, 2017 12:04 PM EDT Big debuts call for big events, and the latest collaboration from David Guetta and Martin Garrix is so big, it took over the Tomorrowland main stage. The emotional ballad features vocals from Ellie Goulding , while fans have ID'ed James Arthur as the song's accompanying male vocal,…

  2. James Arthur Joins Pepsi's The Sound Drop Campaign, Talks 'Out of Control' Success of 'Say You Won't Let Go'

    June 19, 2017 8:59 AM EDT As James Arthur celebrates his highest peak on the Billboard  Hot 100, with "Say You Won't Let Go" sitting pretty at No. 11 (chart dated June 24), he's adding another honor to his growing resume. The British singer-songwriter is officially joining Pepsi's The Sound…

  3. James Arthur's 'Say You Won't Let Go' Tops Adult Pop Songs Airplay Chart

    May 22, 2017 10:17 AM EDT The song completes a more than six-month journey to No. 1. James Arthur crowns Billboard 's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Say You Won't Let Go" climbs 2-1 in its 28th week on the list (dated June 3). His breakthrough hit (released on Columbia Records) crowns the…

  4. Chart Beat Podcast: Are Justin Bieber & Future's Consecutive No. 1s a Coincidence or Trend?

    May 18, 2017 10:00 AM EDT No acts had ever topped the Hot 100 & Billboard 200 with new No. 1s in back-to-back weeks – until this year. Why have Bieber & Future? Plus, Columbia's Lee Leipsner on Harry Styles, The Chainsmokers & more. Welcome to the Billboard Chart Beat Podcast , where each week co…

  5. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Lady Gaga's 'The Cure' Launches as Her 20th Top 40 Hit

    April 25, 2017 7:01 PM EDT Plus, "It Ain't Me" & "Say You Won't Let Go" hit Radio Songs top 10. As previously reported , Kendrick Lamar 's "Humble." rises from No. 3 to No. 1 to crown the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated May 6), becoming his second Hot 100 No. 1 and first…

  6. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Katy Perry, James Arthur & Lorde Hit New Heights

    April 05, 2017 5:35 PM EDT "Chained to the Rhythm" reaches the Radio Songs top 10, "Say You Won't Let Go" hits the Hot 100's top 20 & "Green Light" speeds ahead on Alternative Songs. As previously reported , Ed Sheeran 's "Shape of You" leads the Billboard Hot…

  7. James Arthur's 'Say You Won't Let Go' Leads THR's Top TV Songs Chart for January

    February 22, 2017 2:32 PM EST Plus, K.Flay and Ini Kamoze debut after appearing in "Sweet/Vicious" and "It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia," respectively. James Arthur leads THR ’s Top TV Songs chart, powered by Shazam, for January with his hit song “Say You Won’t Let Go,” thanks to CBS’ Pure Genius.…

  8. James Arthur's 'Say You Won't Let Go' Among Top-Trending Love Songs Around the World

    February 14, 2017 3:08 PM EST In honor of Valentine's Day, LyricFind releases the top-trending love songs, based on lyric searches around the world. ​James Arthur’s “Say You Won’t Let Go” is the top trending song about love in the United States, according to data provided by LyricFind. In honor of Valentine’s Day,…

  9. 'American Idol' Pia Toscano Celebrates Wedding Anniversary With James Arthur Cover: Exclusive Video

    February 07, 2017 3:43 PM EST American Idol season 10 alum Pia Toscano is celebrating her one-month wedding anniversary Tuesday (Feb. 7) with the video release of her version of “Say You Won’t Let Go,” the James Arthur ballad she chose to serenade her husband with on their special day. A newlywed couple’s first dance as…

  10. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Hamilton' Cast Album Surpasses 1 Million in U.S. Sales

    January 13, 2017 10:19 AM EST Plus: James Arthur and Maren Morris see big gains, and Taylor Swift's "1989" hits 6 million sold. On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Jan. 21), The Weeknd’s Starboy returned to the top slot , earning a second week at No. 1. Meanwhile, in the top 10, four soundtracks…

  11. Hot 100 Chart Moves: James Arthur & Adele Hit the Top 40

    January 12, 2017 4:18 PM EST Arthur's "Say You Won't Let Go" jumps 50-37 & Adele's "Water Under the Bridge" lifts 44-38. Plus, Zayn & Taylor Swift zoom. As previously reported , Migos ' "Bad and Boujee," featuring Lil Uzi Vert , rises 2-1 to crown the Billboard…

  12. John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John's 'Friends For Christmas' Rises to No. 1 Down Under

    December 18, 2016 11:47 PM EST It’s taken five weeks to get there, but John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John’s Friends For Christmas (Sony Music) has finally reached No. 1 in Australia.  Friends For Christmas is now platinum certified (70,000 units) after debuting at No. 3 in November. The festive set rises to the top after…

  13. The Rolling Stones Bow at No. 1 in Australia with 'Blue & Lonesome'

    December 12, 2016 1:46 AM EST The Rolling Stones blast to a seventh No. 1 Down Under with Blue & Lonesome (Polydor/Universal).  The veteran British band’s first studio album in more than a decade opens at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart . Blue & Lonesome is their first stint atop the sales chart since Voodoo…

  14. James Arthur's Unlikely Comeback: 'Everyone Wrote Me Off, Including Me'

    December 07, 2016 6:08 PM EST It took just 18 months for the singer James Arthur to lose his record deal after winning The X Factor (U.K. version). Late in 2013, he referred to a rapper as "fucking queer" on a diss track, earning sharp rebukes for his homophobic language; soon after, he compared himself to an…

  15. Rolling Stones' 'Blue & Lonesome' Bolting to U.K. No. 1

    December 06, 2016 3:10 AM EST The Rolling Stones are hurtling towards the top spot on the U.K. albums chart with the rock veterans’ comeback album Blue & Lonesome (Polydor).  The all-blues covers set is almost 66,000 combined sales ahead of Michael Ball & Alfie Boe’s second-placed Together (Decca) at the halfway…

  16. The Weeknd's 'Starboy' Shines on Australia's Albums Chart

    December 05, 2016 3:47 AM EST The Weeknd’s Starboy (Republic/Universal) rockets to No. 1 on Australia’s albums survey while Clean Bandit snatches the week’s best-selling single with “Rockabye” (EastWest/Warner). Starboy debuts at No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart , giving the Canadian R&B artist his second successive No.…

  17. Metallica Blasts to No. 1 on Australia's Albums Chart With 'Hardwired'

    November 28, 2016 6:00 AM EST Metallica’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct (Virgin/EMI) has exploded out the blocks to debut at No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart .  Hardwired is the American hard rock veterans’ sixth No. 1 on Australia’s chart and the first since Death Magnetic reached the survey's crest in September 2008. …

  18. James Arthur, Illy Rule Australia's Charts

    November 21, 2016 4:36 AM EST British singer James Arthur   begins week six at the summit of Australia’s singles chart with “Say You Won’t Let Go” (Columbia/Sony) while homegrown rapper Illy nabs his first-ever No. 1 album Down Under with Two Degrees (Warner) and Leonard Cohen achieves a posthumous career equal-best with…

  19. Bon Jovi's 'Home' Settles in at No. 1 in Australia

    November 14, 2016 5:38 AM EST James Arthur starts a fifth week at No. 1 on Australia’s new singles chart with "Say You Won't Let Go" (Columbia/Sony) while Bon Jovi’s This House is Not For Sale (Island/Universal) finds a home at the top spot of the latest albums chart.   But it’s another house -- Crowded…

  20. Little Mix, James Arthur Racing to U.K. Chart Summits

    November 01, 2016 5:19 AM EDT Little Mix is in with a shout for a third week atop the U.K. singles chart while former  X Factor winner James Arthur is on track for his first albums chart crown. Little Mix’ “Shout Out To My Ex” (Syco), the lead single from the girl group’s upcoming album Glory Days , is holding onto No. 1…

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