1. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Tori Kelly Hits New High With 'Should've Been Us' After VMAs Performance

    September 10, 2015 11:35 AM EDT Kelly ascends to her best Hot 100 rank yet. Plus, moves for Luke Bryan, Meghan Trainor, Imagine Dragons & Nicki Minaj. As previously reported, Justin Bieber's "What Do You Mean?" vaults onto the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Sept. 19) at No. 1 , marking his first leader and just…

  2. Imagine Dragons to Join Willie Nelson & Friends for 30th Farm Aid Concert in Chicago

    July 28, 2015 1:00 AM EDT The guiding foursome of Farm Aid -- Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews -- will celebrate a milestone for the organization that supports America's family farmers with a 30th-anniversary concert in Chicago on Sept 19, featuring  Imagine Dragons , whose album…

  3. X Ambassadors Detail New Album 'VHS', Imagine Dragons Bromance in Track-by-Track Video: Exclusive

    June 25, 2015 1:40 PM EDT X Ambassadors have been killing it lately on the rock charts. After breaking through with a synch in a Jeep Renegade commercial, "Renegades" currently leads Alternative Songs and Rock Airplay and sits at No. 74 on the Hot 100 . But the quartet from Ithaca, New York is still…

  4. Album Review: Twin Shadow Clears the Electronic Fog on Major-Label Debut ‘Eclipse’

    March 17, 2015 4:08 PM EDT On his third album, Twin Shadow pivots away from the past -- both pop music's and his own. But what has been sacrificed in the name of progress? Pop Shop Picks: Twin Shadow In recent interviews, George Lewis Jr., the 31-year-old singer/producer/multi-­instrumentalist behind Twin Shadow,…

  5. PepsiCo Replaces Coca-Cola As Live Nation's Official Soft Drink, Bottled Water Partner

    March 16, 2015 7:00 AM EDT Music's cola wars are heating up again. PepsiCo announced a new multi-year partnership with Live Nation as the music company's official carbonated soft drink and bottled water partner, replacing previous partner Coca-Cola, which inked a five-year deal in 2009. Participating brands…

  6. Drake Tops Billboard Artist 100, Imagine Dragons Fire Up to No. 2

    February 26, 2015 1:58 PM EST Drizzy's No. 1 for a second week, while Imagine Dragons roar 22-2 thanks to the start of their album 'Smoke + Mirrors.' Drake is the top artist in the U.S. for a second week, as he holds atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart. The rap titan fends off alt-rockers Imagine…

  7. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Ariana Grande Blasts Into Top 40, Taylor Swift Debuts With 'Wonderland'

    February 26, 2015 11:00 AM EST Grande's 'One Last Time' zooms 80-34, while Swift's '1989' bonus track, now available on iTunes, starts at No. 51. Plus, moves for Imagine Dragons, Walk the Moon & Drake. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring…

  8. Exclusive: Imagine Dragons, Southwest Prep In-Flight Concert & Intimate Club Tour

    January 26, 2015 9:00 AM EST Imagine Dragons' second album may be titled Smoke + Mirrors (due Feb. 17 via KIDinaKORNER/Interscope), but an intimate new mini-tour sponsored by Southwest Airlines should help minimize the band's mystique. Beginning Feb. 3, fans can enter a Southwest sweepstakes where one winner…

  9. The Year on Twitter: Justin Bieber is Most Tweeted About Artist, Katy Perry is Most Followed User

    December 10, 2014 12:00 AM EST Music continues to be the most-discussed subject on Twitter in the U.S., according to data released by the social network. The most tweeted-about artist of the year is Justin Bieber , the most-tweeted about song of the year was "Happy" by Pharrell , and the most tweeted-about…

  10. The Year In Rock 2014: Lorde Reigns

    December 09, 2014 12:15 PM EST was the year of our Lorde . See All the Year End Charts Here! The singer/songwriter (real name: Ella Yelich-O’Connor ) finishes at No. 1 on the 2014 year-end Top Rock Artists recap, and her Pure Heroine album leads the Alternative Albums and Rock Albums tallies. She’s the first woman…

  11. Chart Highlights: U2 Makes History Atop Adult Alternative Songs, Taylor Swift Tops AC

    November 10, 2014 4:05 PM EST U2 lands its record-breaking 12th Adult Alternative Songs leader with 'The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone),' while Swift's multi-format smash 'Shake It Off' rules another ranking. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday.…

  12. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Returns, Imagine Dragons Debut

    November 07, 2014 6:22 PM EST Halloween classic makes its annual resurgence, while Imagine Dragons preview their next album. Plus, chart action for Rae Sremmurd, Meghan Trainor & Ella Henderson. As previously reported , Taylor Swift 's "Shake It Off" returns to the Billboard Hot 100 's…

  13. Chart Highlights: Tove Lo's 'Habits' Hits No. 1 'High' on Pop Songs

    November 03, 2014 5:35 PM EST 'Habits (Stay High)' is the seventh Pop Songs leader by a rookie this year. Plus, Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' debuts and Imagine Dragons fire back with 'I Bet My Life.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  14. 2014 Hasn't Been Half Bad

    July 01, 2014 11:45 AM EDT A look at the biggest chart headlines, from Pharrell Williams, Michael Jackson, Iggy Azalea and more, from the first half of 2014 Fourteen chart headlines from the first half of 2014: Katy Perry 's "Dark Horse" (featuring Juicy J) wins the race to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot…

  15. Ask Billboard: With Nico & Vinz, Norway Continues U.S. Chart Invasion

    June 24, 2014 11:05 AM EDT The duo's 'Am I Wrong' continues an unprecedented run of U.S. success for Norwegian musical exports. Plus, an Imagine Dragons feat, Linkin Park sales and remembering Casey Kasem As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to…

  16. Imagine Dragons' 'Radioactive' Ends Record Billboard Hot 100 Run

    May 09, 2014 8:05 AM EDT After 87 weeks, the song departs the list at last, having rewritten the mark for the longest life in the chart's 55-year history Welcome to the new age … where Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive" is no longer on the Billboard Hot 100. The song drops off the chart after a…

  17. Hezekiah Walker Completes Six Months Atop Gospel Airplay Chart

    March 04, 2014 1:05 PM EST The song becomes one of the elite titles to spend at least 26 weeks atop an airplay ranking Hezekiah Walker's "Every Praise" joins an exclusive club of songs that have led an airplay chart (that Billboard currently produces each week) for half a year or more, as the track…

  18. Arcade Fire Nominated for Three mtvU Woodie Awards

    February 14, 2014 1:02 AM EST Canadian alternative rockers Arcade Fire leads this year's mtvU Woodie Awards nominations with three. Other artists receiving multiple nominations include Oscar nominee Pharrell Williams, Jay Z, Imagine Dragons, Disclosure and Chance the Rapper, all with two apiece. Arcade Fire will vie…

  19. Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons Rock GRAMMYs With Strobe Light-Filled Collaboration: Video

    January 26, 2014 10:36 PM EST Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons hit the stage at Sunday's Grammys (Jan. 26), coming together for a head-turning (and head-pounding) team-up. GRAMMYs: News, Winners, Photos & More The artists joined forces for a mashup of Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive," for which…

  20. Imagine Dragons, AWOLNATION Extend Lengthy Hot 100 Stays

    January 03, 2014 12:55 PM EST Imagine Dragons' 'Radioactive' becomes just the second song to chart for at least 70 weeks, while AWOLNATION's 'Sail' ties for the third-longest run Imagine Dragons and AWOLNATION continue their extraordinary residences on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. With…

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