1. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Lorde's 'Pure Heroine' Returns, Panic! at the Disco's 'Weird' Nets 100th Week on List

    March 16, 2017 11:20 PM EDT On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated March 25), Ed Sheeran ’s ÷ ( Divide ) debuted atop the tally with 2017’s biggest bow : 451,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending March 9, according to Nielsen Music. It also logged the biggest sales frame of the year so far: 322…

  2. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Lorde's A-Leaping & Ed Sheeran Debuts 10 Songs From 'Divide'

    March 15, 2017 11:30 AM EDT Plus, moves for Katy Perry, Lady Gaga & Khalid. As previously reported , Ed Sheeran 's "Shape of You" spends a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated March 25), as parent LP ÷ (Divide) roars in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Also impressive in…

  3. Which Song Will Be the 2017 'Song of the Summer'? Vote!

    March 15, 2017 11:16 AM EDT We know, we know. It's only March and much of the United States got slammed with a nasty of snow, rain, ice and sleet yesterday. So what better time to start thinking about the songs we're going to play on repeat with our windows down on those breezy summer days? Believe it or not,…

  4. Way-Too-Early Song of the Summer Watch: What Are 2017's Best Bets So Far?

    March 14, 2017 4:09 PM EDT Selena Gomez, Lorde and… Linkin Park? Here are the 15 singles that are potentially poised to dominate the dog days. Yes, it's mid-March. Yes, it's not even spring. And yes, some parts of the United States are in the middle of a blizzard. But let's face facts: 2017's song…

  5. Watch Lorde Bring 'Green Light' and 'Liability' to the 'Saturday Night Live' Stage

    March 12, 2017 1:14 AM EST In 2015, New Zealand singer-songwriter  Lorde performed on Saturday Night Live with Disclosure -- and in 2017, she came back to sing her own material, solo. In the past few weeks, the "Royals" singer released two songs from her upcoming album Melodrama , and on the March 12 episode…

  6. 5 Things We Hope to See From Lorde's 'Saturday Night Live' Appearance

    March 11, 2017 10:00 AM EST Lorde is set to perform on Saturday Night Live tonight (March 11), and her loyal army of fans can't wait to see what she brings to the SNL stage -- especially since she hasn't delivered a televised performance since the 2016 Brits (which was a David Bowie tribute, not her own…

  7. Lorde's 'Green Light' Set to Vault Up Billboard Hot 100

    March 10, 2017 3:38 PM EST Following its first full week of tracking, the song should rocket from its No. 100 debut to the top 25. Lorde 's "Green Light" is aiming to soar to the top 25, or higher, on next week's Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated March 25), following its first full week of tracking.…

  8. Lorde, Pitbull, 2 Chainz & More Are Spotify Editors' Picks for New Music Friday

    March 10, 2017 1:08 PM EST Every week, Spotify updates their "New Music Friday" playlist, featuring 50 of the freshest new tracks hitting the service that week. On the heels of Billboard 's partnership with the streaming giant, we'll be tapping Spotify's editors to sift through the soon-to-be…

  9. Lorde Says it Feels 'Intense' to Have 'Liability' Out in the World

    March 10, 2017 8:24 AM EST Lorde spent Friday morning (March 10) reminiscing about recording her new song "Liability," recalling how the sessions made her feel like she was back in high school and how releasing it in the world has been "intense." The singer tweeted that the emotional ballad -- which…

  10. Lorde 'Drops' by 'Saturday Night Live' for New Promos: Watch

    March 09, 2017 9:47 PM EST Lorde 's been dropping new music left and right lately and that's particularly exciting to Saturday Night Live cast member Beck Bennett.  Following the release of the New Zealand pop phenom's "Green Light" last week and "Liability" on Thursday (March 9), in…

  11. Seven Reasons Lorde's New Ballad 'Liability' Is a Stunner

    March 09, 2017 4:22 PM EST If fans thought that "Green Light," the house-tinged first single in three years from Ella Yelich-O'Connor, was a surprise -- and it was -- they're probably still trying to unscramble their brains hours after "Liability," the second advance track from Lorde '…

  12. Which New Lorde Song Do You Like Best: 'Green Light' or 'Liability'? Vote!

    March 09, 2017 3:27 PM EST Pop superstar Lorde released her new song “Green Light” last week with a music video in which she dances on cars and runs through city streets to recover from lost love. And a week later, the 20-year-old singer returned with a slower, sadder single called “Liability,” with heartbreaking…

  13. Lorde's 'Liability' Launches to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    March 09, 2017 2:53 PM EST One week after releasing “Green Light,” her first new single in three years, Lorde is back again with her follow-up track “Liability.” The song reached No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart around 2 p.m. ET Thursday (March 9) shortly after it was released. The Billboard +…

  14. Lorde Releases New Song 'Liability'

    March 09, 2017 2:06 PM EST A week after releasing her first  Melodrama  single, "Green Light," Lorde has released a new song to streaming services entitled "Liability." The slower, appropriately dramatic track shows appears to show a more confessional side of the singer-songwriter, as she sings on…

  15. Radio Gives 'Green Light' to Lorde's Impeccable Yet Edgy New Single

    March 06, 2017 9:56 AM EST The track enters the Alternative Songs, Pop Songs & Adult Pop Songs airplay charts. Appropriate for its title, Lorde 's new single "Green Light" has hit the ground running at radio. The song, released at 2p ET Thursday (March 2), debuts at No. 29 on Billboard 's…

  16. Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Coldplay, Khalid & Gryffin Are Spotify Editors' Picks for New Music Friday

    March 03, 2017 1:57 PM EST Every week, Spotify updates their "New Music Friday" playlist, featuring 50 of the freshest new tracks hitting the service that week. On the heels of Billboard 's partnership with the streaming giant, we'll be tapping Spotify's editors to sift through the soon-to-be…

  17. Did Lorde Tease Her New Single in New Zealand Ad? Watch

    February 27, 2017 8:53 AM EST Lorde is definitely getting ready to be back in our lives. In addition to booking a gig on the March 11 Saturday Night Live , the "Royals" singer appeared to debut a taste of new music on Sunday night (Feb. 26) in an ad that ran in her native New Zealand according to the New Zealand…

  18. March Episodes of 'SNL' to Feature Father John Misty & Lorde as Musical Guests

    February 23, 2017 2:41 PM EST SNL is back next week, and kicking off March with two killer lineups. Returning March 4, Golden Globe-winning actress Octavia Spencer -- who most recently starred in Hidden Figures --  will be taking over as host, with indie rocker Father John Misty slated as the musical guest. As if that…

  19. The Story Behind Lorde's Cool '90's Look From the Clive Davis Party: Exclusive

    February 12, 2017 1:39 PM EST When Lorde appeared at Clive Davis's pre-Grammy party last night in a full skirted, spaghetti strap Alex Perry gown atop a fitted white tee, it was a direct nod to the iconic '90's minimalist fashion wave. That's precisely what Lorde's stylist Karla Welch was going…

  20. Alessia Cara Delivers Her Best Lorde Impression on 'The Tonight Show': Watch a Preview

    February 03, 2017 9:55 PM EST Alessia Cara will appear on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon  Friday evening (Feb. 3) and perform a spot-on impression of Lorde while singing "Baa Baa Black Sheep." The 20-year-old singer participated in Fallon's "Wheel of Musical Impressions" segment, conjuring…

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