1. The Chainsmokers and 'Suicide Squad' Rule Australia's Charts

    August 15, 2016 1:49 AM EDT The Chainsmokers  have lit their first No. 1 Down Under with "Closer" (Columbia/Sony), featuring the vocals of rising talent  Halsey . The American EDM duo’s track rises 2-1 on the latest  ARIA Singles Chart  to bump  Major Lazer  feat.  Justin Bieber  &  MØ’s  “Cold Water” (Mad…

  2. Justin Bieber Threatens to Make His Instagram Private Over Negative Comments About Sofia Richie

    August 14, 2016 12:49 PM EDT Justin Bieber isn’t pleased about how some of his fans are treating his rumored girlfriend Sofia Richie on social media. Listen to Justin Bieber & DJ Snake's 'Let Me Love You' Collab On Sunday (Aug. 14), the pop superstar, who has been almost inseparable from the 17-year…

  3. Britney Spears' 'Private Show' Opens in Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    August 11, 2016 4:19 PM EDT Britney Spears grabs the top debut on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Aug. 20) as “Private Show” starts at No. 9 after its official release on Aug. 4. The superstar first teased the cut in ad for her perfume of the same name on July 11, before promoting it as an instant…

  4. The New Pioneers: Maren Morris Songwriter Busbee on Creating Country/Pop Hits

    August 11, 2016 12:15 PM EDT Here's a reason why Maren Morris ' Hero -- the critical and ­commercial country-pop breakthrough of 2016 -- sounds the way it does: artfully exposed, ­rhythmically supple and breezily, ­powerfully hooky. The first Top Country Albums No. 1 debut from a rookie since Sam Hunt 's…

  5. Major Lazer's 'Cold Water' Leads DJ Snake's 'Let Me Love You' in Race for U.K. No. 1

    August 09, 2016 5:45 AM EDT Major Lazer’s  "Cold Water" (Because Music) featuring Justin Bieber and MØ is facing stiff competition for the U.K. singles chart crown from another Bieber-starring track, DJ Snake’s  "Let Me Love You" (Interscope). "Cold Water" is on track for a third successive…

  6. Sia No. 1 on Hot 100, The Chainsmokers & Halsey Debut in Top 10

    August 08, 2016 2:33 PM EDT Sia's "Cheap Thrills," featuring Sean Paul, reigns for a third week and is now the most-heard song on U.S. radio, while The Chainsmokers' new single "Closer," featuring Halsey, launches at No. 9. Sia crowns the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Aug. 20) for a third week…

  7. Major Lazer, Human Nature Retain Chart Crowns Down Under

    August 07, 2016 11:51 PM EDT Major Lazer’s “Cold Water” (Mad Decent/Warner) continues to rain down on Australia’s singles chart.  The track, which features Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber and Danish artist MØ , becomes Major Lazer’s longest run in the top spot of the ARIA Singles Chart at two weeks, eclipsing the…

  8. Diplo and Friends: Meet the Team Behind the Producer's Success

    August 05, 2016 11:50 AM EDT The emergence of Thomas Wesley Pentz – who records under the name  Diplo  – as a pop juggernaut was one of 2015's biggest stories. His trio,  Major Lazer , released "Lean On," which amiably smashed Spotify records and reached No. 4 on the  Hot 100 . At the same time, Diplo…

  9. Listen to Justin Bieber & DJ Snake's 'Let Me Love You' Collab

    August 05, 2016 11:07 AM EDT Sure, DJ Snake and Justin Bieber 's groovy half-time sex jam leaked almost a month ago, but when you pressed play, it sounded like you were listening through a glass pressed tightly against Snake's studio door. Listen to 8 Must-Hear Justin Bieber Remixes Now Now that the…

  10. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Shawn Mendes' 'Treat' Climbs, Kanye West Earns His 40th Top 40 Hit

    August 05, 2016 10:41 AM EDT As previously reported , Sia’s “Cheap Thrills,” featuring Sean Paul, spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Aug. 13) and fends off a strong challenger in Major Lazer’s “Cold Water,” with Justin Bieber & MO, which debuts at No. 2. Plus, Adele continues to scale the…

  11. BTS, 5 Seconds of Summer & Major Lazer Make Waves on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    August 04, 2016 7:09 PM EDT Major Lazer ’s “Cold Water,” featuring Justin Bieber and MO , leaps 3-1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Aug. 13) following its first full week of release after its July 22 debut. Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks is a weekly ranking of the most shared and/or mentioned songs on…

  12. Viola Beach Heading for Posthumous U.K. No. 1, Major Lazer & Justin Bieber's 'Cold Water' Runs Hot

    August 02, 2016 10:57 PM EDT Viola Beach’s posthumous self-titled debut is poised to bow at No. 1 on the U.K. albums chart.  The British indie band’s LP (released via Fuller Beans) is 6,000 combined sales ahead of the next-best-placed recording, ELO, All Over The World - The Very Best Of (Epic), according to mid-week…

  13. Major Lazer, Justin Bieber's 'Cold Water' Makes Splashy Debut on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    July 29, 2016 6:50 PM EDT Major Lazer ’s “Cold Water,” featuring  Justin Bieber  and MØ, snags the highest debut on the  Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks  chart (dated Aug. 6), at No. 3.  Lazer  -- a trio of  Diplo ,  Jillionaire  and  Walshy  Fire -- released the cut on July 22 after days of promotion on Twitter…

  14. Diplo Confirms Usher, Sam Hunt, Travis Scott & More to Appear on Major Lazer Album in 2017

    July 26, 2016 1:14 PM EDT Diplo got on the phone with Zane Lowe recently and basically asserted his complete musical dominance. In a few short minutes, he let the world know he is in fact working with a sizable portion of the biggest musical movers and shakers, many of whom will appear on the next Major Lazer album,…

  15. Are Major Lazer, Justin Bieber & MØ About to End Drake's Domination of the U.K. Singles Chart?

    July 26, 2016 12:05 AM EDT Drake’s remarkable 15-week stint atop the U.K. singles chart with “One Dance” (Cash Money/Republic/Universal) looks set to come to a screeching halt.  The Canadian rapper’s hit featuring Wizkid & Kyla  is comprehensively beaten at the midway stage of the chart week, with the…

  16. Justin Bieber Lookalike & Fan Tobias Strebel Died of Drug Overdose, Autopsy Reveals

    July 25, 2016 7:46 PM EDT Botched reality TV personality Tobias Strebel, who was known for spending nearly $100,000 to look like  Justin Bieber , reportedly died of drug overdose. 'Botched' Star & Justin Bieber Lookalike Tobias Strebel Found Dead According to  Strebel's autopsy report,   TMZ  …

  17. Justin Bieber Unveils New Purpose Tour XO Barneys New York Collection: See the Pics

    July 18, 2016 9:39 PM EDT On Monday (July 18)  Justin Bieber  unveiled his new Purpose Tour XO Barneys New York collaboration at the store's flagship Madison Avenue location in Manhattan.  Justin Bieber Collabs With DJ Snake, Major Lazer Have Leaked The 31 piece unisex collection was created in partnership with …

  18. Justin Bieber Collabs With DJ Snake, Major Lazer Have Leaked

    July 18, 2016 11:41 AM EDT Excitement has been high since it was announced  Justin Bieber was collaborating with Major Lazer and would appear on the highly anticipated debut album from DJ Snake . Now, it seems fans may have their first listen of the upcoming tracks, rough though they may be. Major Lazer Taps Justin…

  19. Fan Army Face-Off: Justin Bieber's Beliebers in Tight Race Against The Weeknd's XO Crew

    July 17, 2016 9:00 AM EDT The Weeknd ’s XO Crew might be intoxicated by their falsetto-singing leader, but is that enough to take on Justin Bieber ’s infamous band of Beliebers? In this week’s round of Billboard ’s Fan-Army Face-Off , the two Canadian singers go to civil war in the battle between the XO Crew and…

  20. Justin Bieber Calls Out Hat-Throwing Fan at New Jersey Show: Watch

    July 16, 2016 8:34 PM EDT Justin Bieber was delving deep into a speech about the idea of Purpose  -- the name of his latest album and tour -- when a fan apparently tossed a hat onto the stage. The singer didn’t respond kindly. Justin Bieber's Purpose Tour Crosses $70 Million Mark “I probably don’t want that shit,…

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