1. Executive Turntable: New Hires at CAA, Spotify, Timbaland's Mosley Music Group & More

    May 24, 2016 11:58 AM EDT A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including at Black River Entertainment, Tumblr, Universal Music Group, Spotify and more. -- Black River Entertainment  has promoted  Emily Hungate  to vice president of business operations. She first joined the entertainment company in…

  2. Adele Premieres Trippy 'Send My Love (To Your New Lover)' Video at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2016 9:49 PM EDT Fresh off her Top Billboard 200 album win at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards (May 22),  Adele debuted her official visual for "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)."  See All Our 2016 Billboard Music Awards Coverage The Patrick Daughters-directed video finds the singer draped in a…

  3. Adele Wears Dolce & Gabbana in 'Send My Love (To Your Lover)' Video Premiering at Billboard Music Awards: Exclusive

    May 22, 2016 9:44 PM EDT When you have a singular voice, who needs the distraction of wardrobe changes? In the “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” video, which debuted worldwide during the live broadcast of the 2016 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 22, Adele donned a single gorgeous Dolce & Gabbana gown…

  4. 6 Adele Songs That Perfectly Describe the Pangs of Adulting

    May 21, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Commiserate with Adele before her "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)" video debuts at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards. With Adele 's forthcoming visual for "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)" landing this Sunday (May 22) at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards , the…

  5. Billboard Music Awards Sneak Peek: Madonna, Britney and More Major Moments to Expect

    May 19, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Artists planning to wear eyeliner to the 24th annual Billboard Music Awards on May 22 are best advised to invest in a tear-proof brand. "The show is going to be filled with a lot of emotion," says Mark Bracco, an executive producer of the telecast, which, for the first time, will…

  6. British Artists Claim Biggest Ever Share of U.S. Albums Market

    May 06, 2016 9:00 AM EDT Huge-selling albums by Adele , Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith helped British artists claim their highest-ever share of the U.S. artist albums market, according to new figures released from labels trade body BPI. In 2015, British artists accounted for more than one in six of artist albums purchased…

  7. Taylor Swift and Adele Are 2015's Queens of Music Publishing

    May 05, 2016 1:01 PM EDT As part of  Billboard's annual Moneymakers  ranking of music's top earning artists, we are breaking out the Top 10 in four revenue stream sources: Sales, Publishing, Streaming and Touring. Publishing is the long tail of record industry revenues, giving a steady stream of income to…

  8. Adele and Taylor Swift Are 2015's Top Sellers

    May 05, 2016 1:00 PM EDT As part of Billboard's annual Moneymakers ranking of music's top earning artists, we are breaking out the Top 10 in four revenue stream sources: Sales, Publishing, Streaming and Touring. Unsurprisingly, given the industry-bolstering success of  25,   Adele  tops this year's top…

  9. Watch Fifth Harmony Do Fierce Impressions of Adele, Rihanna and More: Exclusive Video

    May 05, 2016 9:00 AM EDT As starry eyed teens hoping to land a recording contract on The X Factor , Fifth Harmony covered a number of their powerhouse predecessors, from Demi Lovato and Kelly Clarkson to Mariah Carey . Now Fifth Harmony are working their powerful pipes and impersonation skills in this inaugural…

  10. Drake Breaks Adele's Streaming Record In The UK With 'One Dance'

    May 02, 2016 9:54 AM EDT Drake 's view from the charts just got that much sweeter -- he recently broke Adele' s UK Official Charts streaming record with "One Dance," which features vocals from Nigerian artist Wizkid and British vocalist Kyla, per Official Charts . Drake's "One Dance"…

  11. Sony's 2016 Financials Show Adele Dependency, Streaming's Ascent

    April 29, 2016 11:10 AM EDT Physical, however, still rules the roost at Sony Music. Sony Corp. has announced its financials for the fiscal year ended Mar. 31, 2016. The company saw sales and operating revenue decrease 1.3 percent, to $71.7 million (¥8.1 billion), largely due to a 20 percent drop in mobile communications…

  12. Adele, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth Lead 2015 Global Albums and Digital Song Rankings

    April 08, 2016 1:57 PM EDT With the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) set to release its annual Global Music Report on Tuesday, the organization has unveiled two of its top charts, which cover the global recording industry, today. Covering the entirety of 2015, the IFPI's Digital Singles…

  13. Rumor Has It Wrong: Rebel Wilson Denies Adele Biopic Report

    April 07, 2016 12:35 PM EDT Rebel Wilson is denying reports that she will play  Adele  in a forthcoming biopic. The Pitch Perfect star recently debunked the rumor as a false tabloid story over Twitter, claiming she has never been offered the role. Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' Comes To The Hollywood Bowl…

  14. Adele Invites Look-Alike Superfan on Stage

    March 30, 2016 12:36 PM EDT Adele has made a habit of welcoming numerous lucky fans onstage with her during her 25 world tour, but last night (March 29) she met fan who bore a striking resemblance to herself.   Watch Adele Invite Newly Engaged Couple Onstage at London Show The record-breaking singer brought the look…

  15. How Fashion Brands Are Cashing In on Summer Tours of Adele and More

    March 24, 2016 3:04 PM EDT Brands aren't simply focused on what the biggest stars in music are wearing onstage -- they're sponsoring the shows themselves. There’s nothing that grabs -- and holds -- millennials’ attention quite like seeing their favorite artists on tour, and increasingly, fashion brands want…

  16. Felon Sings Adele-Inspired Apology to Michigan Courtroom: Watch

    March 17, 2016 4:02 PM EDT A felon offered a musical apology, apparently inspired by singer Adele 's "Hello," before being sentenced to up to 17 years in prison in Michigan for unlawful imprisonment and carrying a concealed weapon. The Ann Arbor News reports 21-year-old Brian Earl Taylor on March 10 sang…

  17. Watch Adele Invite Newly Engaged Couple Onstage at London Show

    March 16, 2016 12:36 PM EDT Adele has already broken phenomenal records in the industry, and now she's been breaking hearts with beautiful fan moments on her world tour. She gave us another tear jerker last night (March 15), when she invited a couple who'd just gotten engaged in the audience to join her…

  18. Hillary Clinton Praises Adele: 'That is My Go-To Voice'

    March 10, 2016 6:45 PM EST When it comes to Hillary Clinton's platform on music, the presidential hopeful is all about Adele .  Hillary Clinton Shares International Women's Day Playlist Featuring Beyonce, Lady Gaga & More Speaking with SiriusXM on Thursday (March 10), Clinton described how she would…

  19. Adele Invites Irish Singers From Viral Video to Perform Onstage in Dublin: Watch

    March 07, 2016 7:49 PM EST Last week Irish singers Ronan Scolard and Glenn Murphy got some solid attention online for posting a live video beautifully covering a number of Adele 's songs in a single go. In response for the tribute, the pop star returned the honor on Sunday in Dublin by inviting the pair onstage…

  20. Macklemore Reveals Adele Turned Down Collaborating on 'Growing Up'

    February 28, 2016 9:17 PM EST Adele could have had a place on The Unruly Mess I've Made , Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ' sophomore album – but she kindly declined, according to Macklemore. The rapper had requested that she contribute to the track “Growing Up.” Macklemore & Ryan Deliver 'Kevin' Video…

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