1. Watch Rihanna Cry While Performing 'Love The Way You Lie'

    June 22, 2016 5:17 AM EDT Rihanna showed a different side to herself when she burst into tears while performing for fans in Ireland.  The pop superstar was delivering “Love The Way You Lie,” her 2010 hit with Eminem , when she was overcome with emotion.  Calvin Harris' 'This Is What You Came For' Video…

  2. Bebe Rexha On Channeling Jay Z's Style And Fearless New York Fashion: Exclusive

    May 12, 2016 2:02 PM EDT It’s hard to avoid Bebe Rexha ’s music these days. The 25-year-old New Yorker wrote Eminem and Rihanna ’s hit “The Monster,” co-wrote and sings the hook of David Guetta ’s “Hey Mama,” and collaborated and sings the hook on G Eazy ’s “Me, Myself and I.” When she’s not contributing to radio…

  3. Lollapalooza Argentina 2016: Eminem, Tame Impala, Jack U & More Day 1 Highlights

    March 19, 2016 2:15 PM EDT Lollapalooza arrived in Argentina for its third consecutive year with its most eclectic lineup yet. In its first day on Friday (March 18), the wide range of genres went from Eminem -- in his first-ever visit to Argentina -- to Tame Impala 's neo pshychedelia and Jack U 's frantic…

  4. Eminem Plans to Re-Release 'The Slim Shady LP' on Cassette

    March 05, 2016 3:24 PM EST Eminem plans to re-release his 1999 album, The Slim Shady LP , on cassette. The Detroit rapper didn’t give a specific release date other than “coming soon” in his Twitter announcement Friday (March 4). D12 Talks About How Eminem Became Slim Shady The tweet included a link to Eminem’s Shady…

  5. Macklemore Regrets Not Warning Iggy Azalea He Was Name-Checking Her in 'White Privilege II'

    March 03, 2016 9:01 AM EST Macklemore & Ryan Lewis  caused a commotion on timelines when they delivered "White Privilege II," the nine-minute, politically charged follow-up to the 2005 track of the same name.  The Seattle rapper dished out bars about the perception of white acts in hip-hop who have been…

  6. Billboard Cover: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Are Determined to Speak Out on Race and Stop Being 'Silent Out of Fear'

    March 03, 2016 9:00 AM EST Macklemore, the 32-year-old born Ben Haggerty, is like a black comedian’s caricature of a white rapper: He looks like a real-life Bart Simpson. He graduated from Evergreen State College. And -- here’s the punchline -- he’s insecure about his white privilege. THIS COVER STORY FIRST APPEARED IN…

  7. Every Song to Stay at No. 1 on Hot 100 for 10 or More Weeks

    January 07, 2016 2:08 PM EST Adele's "Hello" is just the 31st of 1,048 total Hot 100 leaders to reign for double-digit weeks. Adele broke records at the end of 2015 with the release of her album 25 . Now, to kick off the new year, her smash song "Hello" has joined the elite list of hits to log 10…

  8. The Muppets Perform Eminem's 'My Name Is': Watch

    November 25, 2015 9:34 PM EST After lip-sync covers of N.W.A's "Express Yourself," ODB's "Shimmy Shimmy Ya," Naughty By Nature's "Hip Hop Hooray" and more, it's well established now the Internet likes seeing Kermit and Co. mashed up with classic hip-hop.  The Muppets'…

  9. Inside Billboard's Greatest of All Time: The Most Successful Songs, Albums and Acts of the Past 50-Plus Years

    November 12, 2015 12:51 PM EST Who are the top single and album artists in Hot 100 and Billboard 200 history? The Beatles (No. 1 all-time artist) and Adele (biggest album), but also Eminem, Rihanna and... Air Supply? For the first time Billboard reveals the most successful music. Who are the top single and album artists in…

  10. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2002, Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' Topped the Hot 100

    November 09, 2015 8:05 AM EST Thirteen years ago, the rapper began a 12-week reign. Plus, remembering chart feats by Mariah Carey, Rihanna & Rod Stewart. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. Nov. 9, 2002 Eminem begins his longest stay…

  11. Big Sean Joined by Eminem, Lil Wayne & More at All-Star Detroit Homecoming Concert: Watch

    November 07, 2015 10:52 AM EST Big Sean promised that his homecoming concert on Friday night (Nov. 6) at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena would be "a hell of a show." That turned out to be a gross understatement. During his one hour and 50 minutes on stage, the rapper put on a veritable all-star hip-hop festival,…

  12. Eminem To Invest In Genius: Exclusive

    November 04, 2015 11:00 AM EST Eminem is putting his money where his lyrics are. The Detroit rap mogul is investing in lyric and annotation behemoth, Genius , in a new partnership with the rapper and Shady Records, Billboard can exclusively report.  Joining a star-studded roster of investors including  Nas and Pharrell ,…

  13. CAA Parts Ways with Cara Lewis, Agent for Eminem and Iggy Azalea

    November 04, 2015 12:55 AM EST Hip-hop agent Cara Lewis is leaving talent agency CAA, Billboard has confirmed. The New York-based Lewis joined the firm in 2012 after a 23-year run at rival William Morris Endeavor. She has represented the likes of Kanye West , who left CAA for UTA in March,  Eminem , Tupac Shakur and Public…

  14. Ed Sheeran Talks Hangovers and Spotify: 'For Me, it Works'

    October 22, 2015 10:47 PM EDT Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran says he's realized something about himself: He performs best when he's hung over. So he "made sure" to go out drinking the night before his three sold-out shows at Wembley Stadium in London last summer. "I don't know why the best gigs…

  15. The Weeknd No. 1, Selena Gomez Soars to No. 2 on Billboard Artist 100

    October 21, 2015 1:15 PM EDT Remixes of 'The Hills' lift The Weeknd, while the arrival of 'Revival' sends Gomez to her highest rank. The Weeknd is the top musical act in the U.S., rebounding to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Oct. 31). Meanwhile, Selena Gomez roars to her highest rank,…

  16. Go Into the Flames With The Weeknd's Virtual-Reality Video for Eminem 'The Hills' Remix

    October 20, 2015 8:08 PM EDT The Weeknd puts your feet to the fire in a new GoPro-shot video for his "The Hills" remix, featuring Eminem . In the 360-degree clip, fans can rotate the picture and be a part of the fiery scene, as a car bursts into flames and then The Weeknd and the camera itself appear to be…

  17. Happy Birthday, Eminem! Watch This Steve Porter Slim Shady Supercut

    October 17, 2015 8:00 AM EDT Eminem turned 43 Saturday (Oct. 16) and to celebrate video remix maestro DJ Steve Porter delivered an early birthday present with a video supercut that edits together old interviews of the hip-hop heavyweight, putting it to his now iconic "My Name Is" beat. Eminem Pays Tribute to…

  18. Drake Says Topping Billboard Hot 100 Would Be 'Biggest Moment' of His Career

    October 15, 2015 12:01 PM EDT 'I always love the moment right before it happens,' the rapper muses on Instagram. Chart fans (and the Billboard charts dept.) aren't the only ones keeping a close eye on next week's Billboard Hot 100 . The artist who could be No. 1 is, too. With Drake up 3-2 on…

  19. Eminem, Jack Ü Lead Lollapalooza 2016 South American Lineup

    October 06, 2015 7:10 PM EDT Dates in Brazil, Chile & Argentina will also include Florence + the Machine, Mumford & Sons. With Lollapalooza’s 2015 Chicago festival in the books, the transcontinental music brand has announced the lineup for its 2016 South American run. Eminem , Florence + the Machine , Jack Ü and…

  20. Eminem Battled Drug Addiction With Running: 'I Became a F---ing Hamster'

    August 03, 2015 5:15 PM EDT Eminem weighed close to 230 pounds at the height of his addiction to drugs in 2007, and in a new interview, Em told Men's Journal he has a good idea of how he got there. "The coating on the Vicodin and the Valium I'd been taking for years leaves a hole in your stomach, so to…

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