1. Music Stars Celebrate Mother's Day on Social Media

    May 14, 2017 1:44 PM EDT Happy Mother's Day! Music stars like Pink, DJ Khaled, Alicia Keys, Chance the Rapper, and many more took to social media on Sunday (May 8) to pay tribute to their cherished moms. See all of their social media posts below, and be sure to check out our Mother’s Day playlist to help…

  2. 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…

  3. P!nk Shares Family Photo While Breastfeeding Newborn Son

    February 27, 2017 4:07 PM EST "Love’s wealth arrived, And I became Everlasting fortune." P!nk certainly seems to be enjoying life as a mom of two. The “Raise Your Glass” singer posted a sweet Instagram photo on Sunday featuring herself relaxed on a sofa while breastfeeding her 2-month-old son Jameson Moon. Her 5…

  4. P!nk's Top 10 Deep Cuts: Her Best Songs That Were Never Singles

    February 19, 2017 10:57 AM EST There are few artists whose chart performance has been as consistent as P! nk . Since her debut in 2000, she has racked up 26 entries on the Hot 100—15 of which have cracked the top ten. While most artists see surges and drop-offs, P!nk’s two latest entries mirror chart peaks of singles from…

  5. P!nk Shuts Down Lady Gaga Super Bowl Backlash

    February 06, 2017 10:03 PM EST Lady Gaga ’s Super Bowl halftime performance was widely adored by musicians and viewers, highlighted by powerful vocals, sparkling outfits, pyrotechnics and some high-wire stunts. However, some fans thought Gaga’s acrobatics seemed a bit too familiar, tweeting at P!nk to let her know the pop…

  6. 12 Best Country Singles of 2016

    December 14, 2016 5:40 PM EST was definitely a year to remember in Nashville, as some of the best lyrics in quite some time actually gained favor with radio programmers. Whether it be Maren Morris  (country’s “It” girl) or Eric Church singing so profoundly about the impact that music has in our lives, Chris Janson…

  7. Pink's 10 Best Songs

    December 06, 2016 7:11 PM EST When P!nk is not spinning gracefully and powerfully above our heads onstage, she's lighting up radio with stunning vocal acrobatics. Since blasting onto the scene way back in 2000 with her criminally-underrated debut album Can't Take Me Home , she has contributed significantly to…

  8. RCA's Karen Lamberton talks Pink's 'Just Like Fire' and Blockbuster-Fueled Singles

    August 12, 2016 12:47 PM EDT The past few years in particular have seen a renaissance of high-profile, blockbuster singles from film soundtracks by the likes of Pharrell ("Happy" from Despicable Me 2 ), Idina Menzel ("Let It Go" from Frozen ) and Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth ("See You Again"…

  9. Country Radio Gatekeepers Support Pop Star Collaborations (In Moderation)

    July 19, 2016 12:47 PM EDT Scattered among the usual suspects in the top 20 on the Country Airplay chart are two names closely associated with pop music: Demi Lovato and Elle King . They appear in the list’s top tier thanks to their hit duets with Brad Paisley (“Without a Fight”) and Dierks Bentley (“Different for…

  10. Pink's 'Just Like Fire' Lights Up Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    April 15, 2016 1:42 PM EDT Pink blazes a trail to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart with "Just Like Fire," her new single from the soundtrack of the forthcoming Disney film Alice Through the Looking Glass . Pink Shares Original Song 'Just Like Fire' for 'Alice…

  11. Radio on Adele's 'Hello': 'She Can Make You Feel What She Feels'

    October 24, 2015 11:15 AM EDT In its first day, 'Hello' was the fourth-most-heard song on U.S. radio. Adele 's new single "Hello" arrived at radio at 2:30 a.m. eastern on Friday, Oct. 23. By morning-drive, it was already blasting to listeners nationwide. The superstar also checked in (by…

  12. Taylor Swift Ties Katy Perry's Record Atop Adult Pop Songs Chart

    October 19, 2015 10:45 AM EDT 'Wildest Dreams' hits No. 1 on the airplay chart, becoming the fifth leader from '1989.' Previously, only Perry's 'Teenage Dream' generated five toppers on the tally. Taylor Swift ties the record for most No. 1s from one album on Billboard 's…

  13. Demi Lovato Tweets Defense Of Her Sexy VMAs Performance: 'There's a Time And Place for Everything'

    September 04, 2015 9:45 AM EDT Demi Lovato took to Twitter early Friday morning to defend her MTV VMA’s performance. Lovato rocked the VMA’s stage with a remix of “Cool for the Summer” featuring a surprise appearance by Iggy Azalea , but apparently there were some people who were surprised by the sexy performance…

  14. Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Tops Another Tally & Breaks Weekly Plays Record

    July 13, 2015 11:45 AM EDT The track becomes the fourth No. 1 on the Adult Pop Songs chart from '1989' and rewrites the record for most weekly plays atop Pop Songs. The honors for Taylor Swift 's smash album 1989 keep on coming. On the Billboard radio airplay charts dated July 25, fourth 1989…

  15. Rachel Platten Premieres 'Beating Me Up,' Responds to Katy Perry Comparisons: Exclusive

    May 11, 2015 12:48 PM EDT After conquering radio airwaves with her breakthrough single “Fight Song,” Rachel Platten is giving listeners a glimpse of a more vulnerable side. In a Billboard exclusive, Platten shares “Beating Me Up,” a track from her major label debut EP, Fight Song EP , due May 12 through Columbia…

  16. Ask Billboard: Mark & Mars Move 'Uptown' to No. 1

    January 11, 2015 9:05 AM EST Lipps, Inc. and more: a history of 'funk'-y hits. Plus, more No. 15 hits for '15. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to [email protected] . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and…

  17. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 25 Years Ago, Billy Joel's 'Fire' Burned at No. 1

    December 08, 2014 8:05 AM EST In 1989, the Piano Man's encyclopedic anthem topped the Hot 100. Plus, recalling key chart feats for TLC, George Michael and Beyonce. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history Dec. 8, 1990 Best known for uptempo…

  18. Katy Perry Sets Record On Pop Songs Chart

    March 04, 2014 11:05 AM EST As 'Dark Horse' reigns for a fourth week, Perry rewrites the mark for the most total weeks (46) at No. 1 in the airplay chart's archives Katy Perry claims the record for the most weeks at No. 1 in the 21-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart…

  19. P!nk's Billboard Woman of the Year Acceptance Speech: Watch Event Highlights and Interview With Andy Cohen

    December 12, 2013 1:34 PM EST This week, P!nk accepted the award for Woman of the Year at Billboard's annual Women in Music luncheon in New York City. Watch highlights from the event as well as her full interview with Bravo's Andy Cohen, further down. Below is a complete transcript of her acceptance speech. Just…

  20. Top 40 Slows Down The Songs

    November 15, 2013 1:05 PM EST A bevy of hit ballads is infusing the format – but is that a good thing for a format built on tempo? Selena Gomez's latest hit, "Slow Down," is another in mainstream top 40 radio's ever-replenishing arsenal of uptempo pop/dance hits, but its chorus, in which Gomez…

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