1. Chart Beat Podcast: Z100 New York Programmer Mark Medina & Justin Bieber's Historic Sales Week

    June 22, 2017 10:00 AM EDT The boss of the biggest top 40 radio station in the U.S. shares insights. Plus, Bieber bests prior stars who achieved notable domination on the Digital Song Sales chart. Welcome to the Billboard Chart Beat Podcast , where each week co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson , from the Billboard…

  2. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee's 'Despacito' Rules Hot Latin Songs Chart for 20th Week

    June 22, 2017 9:49 AM EDT “Despacito” is the eighth song to hit the 20-week mark on the Hot Latin Songs chart. Luis Fonsi  and  Daddy Yankee ’s “Despacito,” featuring  Justin Bieber , earns its 20th week at No. 1 on the  Hot Latin Songs  chart (dated July 1), becoming only the eighth song to reach the 20-week mark in…

  3. 'Despacito' Dominates Hot 100 & Justin Bieber Has Week's Three Top-Selling Songs

    June 19, 2017 2:05 PM EDT "Despacito," "I'm the One" & new "2U" make Bieber the first act ever with the week's top three-selling downloads. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee 's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber, tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated July 1) for…

  4. Ask Billboard: Justin Bieber Has Passed Bryan Adams & Celine Dion for Most Hot 100 No. 1s Among Canadians

    June 18, 2017 9:05 AM EDT Plus, how notable is his less-than-two-year span of five leaders? 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 country, if outside the U.S. Or, tweet @gthot20 Hi…

  5. London Grammar Score First U.K. No. 1, 'Despacito' Gets Sixth Week at Singles Summit

    June 16, 2017 3:38 PM EDT London Grammar land their first No. 1 on the U.K. album chart, debuting at the top of the Official Charts Company survey with Truth Is A Beautiful Thing (Ministry of Sound). Both Glen Campbell and Chuck Berry score their first top ten album appearances in the market for 40 years, while Luis…

  6. The Success of 'Despacito' Has Labels Looking to Latin

    June 15, 2017 11:30 AM EDT As the Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber collab dominates the summer, A&R executives spot a trend. "Despacito," the first mostly Spanish-language song to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 20 years, has already brought in $2.9 million in revenue for Universal Music…

  7. Dispelling 5 Huge 'Despacito' Myths

    June 14, 2017 5:10 PM EDT The fact that a predominantly Spanish-language track is not only No. 1 in the United States but also around the world has given fodder to all kinds of pundits of Latin music, Latin culture and, basically, Latin anything. Some of the claims? That “Despacito” is a facile track that doesn't…

  8. Major Lazer's 'Know No Better' Debuts on Top Dance/Electronic Albums

    June 14, 2017 5:06 AM EDT Plus, David Guetta teams with Justin Bieber for his latest hit, while Dua Lipa leads Dance Club Songs. Major Lazer leaps onto Top Dance/Electronic Albums  (dated June 24) at No. 3 with Know No Better . The new EP is the Diplo-fronted act's fifth top 10, and is the follow-up to its 2015…

  9. Justin Bieber Dodges Water Bottle From Crowd After Refusing to Sing 'Despacito': 'I Don't Even Know It'

    June 13, 2017 4:00 PM EDT While fans may know the lyrics to Justin Bieber 's guest spot on the Luis Fonsi  and  Daddy Yankee hit "Despacito" word for word, it seems that the star isn't quite up to speed. The Biebs refused to sing the primarily Spanish-language remix while performing at Summerburst…

  10. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee's 'Despacito' Dominates Hot 100 for Fifth Week

    June 12, 2017 1:55 PM EDT Plus, the song's featured artist Justin Bieber passes The Beatles for a record in the top three. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee 's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber , rules the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated June 24) for a fifth week. As we do each Monday, let's run…

  11. DJ Khaled Shares How He Assembled His Epic Squad for Hot 100 No. 1 Hit 'I'm the One'

    June 12, 2017 1:22 PM EDT It's only just the beginning of summer, but DJ Khaled' s "I'm the One" is already proving to be one of the hottest tracks of the season, and has been killing the Billboard Hot 100 . In an interview with Billboard , our recent cover star revealed how he pulled together…

  12. David Guetta's New Single '2U,' Feat. Justin Bieber, Tops Billboard + Twitter Trending 140

    June 09, 2017 10:25 AM EDT David Guetta 's latest single "2U," featuring Justin Bieber , debuted atop the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart Friday morning (June 9) after its release at midnight ET. The Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart measures the real-time acceleration of conversation around…

  13. The 7 Best 'Despacito' Remixes & Covers

    June 08, 2017 4:08 PM EDT Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” remix, featuring Justin Bieber, topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart on Monday (June 5) for a fourth week and looks to stay atop the competition for the near future. The song is cruising toward half a billion streams on Spotify and is beginning to…

  14. Midem Report: Daddy Yankee on 'Despacito' Success & Remaining Independent -- 'I'm My Own Jefe'

    June 08, 2017 8:34 AM EDT When Luis Fonsi sent “Despacito” to Daddy Yankee , Yankee heard a hit. But still, he felt there could be even more. “Fonsi sent me an email and said, 'I have this crazy song.' Obviously he’s the creator and the main author of the song. But I thought there was something missing. I…

  15. Victoria's Secret Model Sara Sampaio Teases Justin Bieber & David Guetta's '2U': Watch

    June 07, 2017 4:12 PM EDT There's something going on between Victoria's Secret, Justin Bieber and David Guetta . We can't be sure of the connection just yet, but the lingerie brand had its logo all over a teaser video its model Sara Sampaio tweeted of herself lip-syncing to Bieber's vocals -- a…

  16. Diplo's 'Bankroll' With Young Thug, Rich Chigga, Rich The Kid Is Back Online Without Justin Bieber

    June 07, 2017 10:57 AM EDT After a sudden disappearance, Diplo 's start-studded trap tune "Bankroll" is back. It still features verses from Young Thug , Rich The Kid and Rich Chigga , but all those bars from pop star Justin Bieber didn't make the cut. Diplo originally uploaded a Bieber-ful version…

  17. Every Justin Bieber Feature Ranked Worst to Best: Critic's Take

    June 06, 2017 5:54 PM EDT Justin Bieber is seemingly the hottest commodity in the music business right now, at least in terms of being a featured artist on tracks. Just look at the Billboard Hot 100 , and you'll see the 23-year-old's name twice in the top three -- and while he's no stranger to the top…

  18. Luis Fonsi's Music Video Evolution, From 'Si Tu Quisieras' to 'Despacito'

    June 06, 2017 3:30 PM EDT For four weeks, Luis Fonsi (along with Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber ) has led the Billboard Hot 100 with “Despacito.” The movement began back in January, after Fonsi released the song's original music video, which was recorded in Puerto Rico. Fonsi's music videos always stand out,…

  19. Justin Bieber Announces David Guetta Collab Out Friday

    June 06, 2017 10:33 AM EDT Everyone's favorite pop redemption story is teaming up with yet another dance music icon. Justin Bieber tweeted an upcoming collaboration with crossover king David Guetta , coming out Friday (June 9). The cryptic message seems to imply the song title may be “2U,” judging by the hashtag.…

  20. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee's 'Despacito' Tops Hot 100 for Fourth Week, Post Malone Earns First Top 10

    June 05, 2017 1:50 PM EDT "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber, reigns for a fourth week, while "Congratulations," featuring Quavo, marks Malone's first top 10. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee 's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber , leads the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated June 17…

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