1. Taylor Swift Returns to No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100

    May 21, 2015 2:10 PM EDT Buoyed by her "Bad Blood" buzz, the star scores her 25th week at the summit. Taylor Swift is again the week's top music act in the U.S., rising 2-1 on the Billboard Artist 100 (dated May 30), fueled by the start of her new single, "Bad Blood." Taylor Swift&…

  2. Song of the Summer: Taylor Swift, Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea, Maroon 5 and Other Early Contenders

    May 15, 2015 12:15 PM EDT Which track has the early edge to be this year's hottest song of the hottest season? Here's your guide to all the potential top summer hits. It's never too early to look toward summer, and with it, the potential top songs of the summer. The competition has become more…

  3. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Fifth Harmony's Wait for Highest-Charting Hit 'Worth It'

    April 17, 2015 1:30 PM EDT The girl group passes its prior best rank and scores its second top 40 Hot 100 hit. Plus, moves for Rihanna, 5H friend Meghan Trainor, Andy Grammer & more. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, rockets 10-1…

  4. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Carly Rae Jepsen Debut

    March 13, 2015 4:31 PM EDT McCartney boasts simultaneous top 15 hits for the first time since 1982 (with the Beatles), while fans 'Really Like' Jepsen's new song. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a 10th week,…

  5. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Ariana Grande Blasts Into Top 40, Taylor Swift Debuts With 'Wonderland'

    February 26, 2015 11:00 AM EST Grande's 'One Last Time' zooms 80-34, while Swift's '1989' bonus track, now available on iTunes, starts at No. 51. Plus, moves for Imagine Dragons, Walk the Moon & Drake. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring…

  6. Ask Billboard: Jonas Brothers Want to Know Their Album & Song Sales

    February 17, 2015 11:05 AM EST and they're not shy about asking. Plus, thoughts about Ed Sheeran and more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside…

  7. Chart Highlights: Mana, Shakira Debut at No. 1 on Latin Airplay

    February 16, 2015 4:15 PM EST Plus, new leaders for Walk the Moon, Modest Mouse, Mary J. Blige, Florida Georgia Line, Ricky Martin & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay except for Dance Club Songs, which is based on…

  8. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Selena Gomez's 'Heart' Starts at No. 25

    November 14, 2014 12:00 PM EST The new track from her first best-of set is the week's top debut. Plus, chart action for Big Sean, Shawn Mendes, Darius Rucker and Walk the Moon. As previously reported , Taylor Swift 's "Shake It Off" spends a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , marking…