1. Taylor Swift Notches Six Months at No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100

    May 28, 2015 1:30 PM EDT The vault of "Bad Blood" to the top of the Hot 100 spurs her 26th week as the country's top act. Taylor Swift makes it an even six months at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 (dated June 6), as she rules the list for a 26th week, bolstered by the coronation of her new…

  2. ASCAP's Paul Williams Recognized with Special Honor at Ivor Novello Awards

    May 22, 2015 1:40 AM EDT Among his songwriting credits are such classics as "The Rainbow Connection," "We’ve Only Just Begun" and "Rainy Days and Mondays." ​ASCAP president Paul Williams was recognized for his songwriting achievements at the Ivor Novello Awards in London on Thursday (May…

  3. 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&…

  4. See Taylor Swift's Post-BBMAs Pic With Calvin Harris, Ed Sheeran & Half of One Direction

    May 19, 2015 8:48 AM EDT It was a big night for Taylor Swift at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards -- she not only took home an armful of awards but she also debuted her epic video for "Bad Blood." Taylor Swift Shares #StuntFail On the Set of 'Bad Blood' So it's fitting that the pop star wanted…

  5. Taylor Swift Sizzles on Day 3 of Rock in Rio USA

    May 16, 2015 4:26 PM EDT From a distance, the crowd that gathered for the second weekend of the Rock In Rio festival in Las Vegas looked a lot like the fans that congregated upon the 40 acres of open-air land last weekend. However, instead of swarms of Metallica shirts moshing out over the metal band's grinding…

  6. Watch Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran & More in Preview of Billboard Music Awards TV Special

    May 16, 2015 11:13 AM EDT Ahead of the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, superstar artists like Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran will discuss the significance of the BBMAs in an hour-long television special. Billboard Music Awards 2015: All Our Coverage The Billboard Music Awards: An Insider's Guide will air…

  7. Ed Sheeran Partners With Jamie Oliver, Paul McCartney & More on Food Revolution Day Anthem

    May 14, 2015 9:08 PM EDT Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has teamed with Ed Sheeran and an all star cast of entertainers to release a new anthem for Food Revolution Day.  Paul McCartney , Hugh Jackman, singer Alesha Dixon and rapper Professor Green all contribute as well for the pseudo-rap track dedicated to Oliver'…

  8. Ed Sheeran Shares Personal Home Videos in 'Photograph' Video

    May 09, 2015 9:25 PM EDT Ed Sheeran is giving fans a very personal peek into his childhood and teen years in the video for "Photograph." Sheeran premiered the video on May 9 and it features clips of the 24-year-old singer as a baby, toddler and beyond-- all the way up to his current life as a pop star…

  9. Ed Sheeran Leads Hot Tours With South American Trek

    May 07, 2015 8:37 PM EDT Ed Sheeran leads the weekly Hot Tours roundup (see list, below) of the top-grossing touring artists based on tickets sales reported from his two-week trek through South America during April. On the road since last August in support of his latest album x , the English singer-songwriter kicked…

  10. Watch a Couple Get Engaged at an Ed Sheeran Concert

    May 07, 2015 7:26 AM EDT First comes love, then comes a marriage proposal at an Ed Sheeran concert. And that's just what happened during Sheeran's gig on May 6 in Austin, Texas. The public proposal took place while the singer/songwriter was on stage performing his ballad "All of the Stars." Midway…

  11. 50 Cent, Celine Dion Among Presenters Announced for Billboard Music Awards

    May 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Buckle in, because the Billboard Music Awards is steaming ahead. Billboard and dick clark productions today announced a line-up of presenters from across music, TV and film for the annual awards ceremony later this month. Among the presenters this time will be hip-hop legend and 10-time…

  12. One Direction, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran Help British Artists Grow Share of U.S. Market

    May 06, 2015 9:20 AM EDT Best-selling albums from Sam Smith , One Direction , Coldplay and Ed Sheeran helped British artists grow their share of the U.S. albums market in 2014, according to new research from U.K. labels body BPI. Utilizing data from Nielsen Music, BPI reports that almost one in eight (12.2 per cent)…

  13. What Do Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran Text About? We Have the Answer!

    May 04, 2015 7:17 AM EDT You can stop writing that fan fiction now. Taylor Swift has just revealed what her texts with buddy Ed Sheeran look like. Swift posted a snippet of what her conversations with Sheeran go like on Instagram, just as she lands in Japan to kick off her massive 1989 world tour. And Swift is…

  14. Ed Sheeran Snaps a No. 2 Return on Twitter Top Tracks

    May 01, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Plus, Britney Spears' "Tom's Diner" debuts and Sia starts in the top 10 with help from Heidi Klum. After Ed Sheeran revealed that “Photograph” is the next single from x , the track bursts to a No. 2 re-entry on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks survey dated May 9. (The…

  15. Van Halen to Perform at 2015 Billboard Music Awards

    May 01, 2015 11:00 AM EDT You might as well “jump” to this news: Van Halen will play the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Billboard and dick clark productions today announced the legendary rock group would join the line-up of performers for the big show later this month.  Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea To Perform '…

  16. Taylor Swift Wins Close Race Over Shawn Mendes Atop Billboard Artist 100

    April 23, 2015 3:04 PM EDT Swift holds onto the top spot despite a feverish surge by Mendes, who debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Taylor Swift narrowly defeats Shawn Mendes for the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated May 2). Swift remains at the summit over Mendes, whose debut album Handwritten…

  17. Ed Sheeran Announces 'Photograph' As Next 'X' Single

    April 22, 2015 9:05 AM EDT Ed Sheeran had some happy news for his fans on Wednesday (Apr. 22) when he announced that he's readying the release of his next single "Photograph." He shared the news on Twitter, where he also teased that the video is "special." He, however, didn't reveal when…

  18. Kelly Clarkson, Ed Sheeran, Meghan Trainor and John Legend to Perform at 2015 Billboard Music Awards

    April 21, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson , Ed Sheeran , Meghan Trainor and John Legend are the latest big names added to the line-up of performers for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. They’ll join a star-filled bill which already includes Wiz Khalifa , Hozier , Nick Jonas and Sam Smith . The 2015 Billboard Music…

  19. Taylor Swift Tops Billboard Artist 100, Wiz Khalifa Blasts to No. 3

    April 16, 2015 12:30 PM EDT Swift is feelin' 22 (weeks at No. 1), while Wiz Khalifa roars 23-3 as his 'See You Again' tops the Hot 100. Taylor Swift logs week No. 22, a favorite number of hers , as the top music act in the U.S., as she remains atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated April 25)…

  20. Ed Sheeran Hopes to Appear on 'Game of Thrones'

    April 16, 2015 7:14 AM EDT Ed Sheeran just might be coming to a TV near you. The singer/songwriter revealed that he's been approached in the past to make a cameo on Game of Thrones , but hasn't been able to take anyone up on their offer due to timing. Now, however, he's hoping to change things. "…

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