1. Chart Highlights: Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Adult Pop Songs, Nate Ruess Debuts Solo

    March 02, 2015 5:25 PM EST 'Uptown Funk!' takes over atop another tally, while Ruess arrives on his own with 'Nothing Without Your Love.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay except for Dance Club Songs,…

  2. Tanya Tucker, Jim Ed Brown & More Country Stars Rub Elbows With Radio Execs at Legendary Lunch

    February 26, 2015 7:50 PM EST Wednesday's Legendary Lunch -- one of the events that helped kick off the 2015 Country Radio Seminar -- definitely brought out the star power of Music City. The event brought many veteran performers with their peers at radio for a lunch at the Palm in downtown Nashville, and between the…

  3. Hozier, The Offspring & Elle King Surge on Rock Charts

    February 26, 2015 6:36 PM EST Hozier 's "Take Me to Church" spends a 19th week leading Billboard' s Hot Rock Songs chart, tying Lorde 's "Royals" (2013) for the third-longest reign. Imagine Dragons ' "Radioactive" holds the record, having held the No. 1 slot for 23 weeks…

  4. 'Hamilton' Plans Swift Move to Broadway

    February 25, 2015 2:27 AM EST The founding fathers will be rapping on Broadway this summer. After opening on Feb. 17 to some of the strongest New York reviews in years for a new musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton will move directly from its off-Broadway world premiere at the Public Theater to Broadway's…

  5. Glen Campbell Documentary 'I'll Be Me' Coming to CNN

    February 22, 2015 5:35 PM EST CNN has picked up domestic broadcast rights to Glen Campbell : I'll Be Me , according to The Hollywood Reporter. The cable channel plans to premiere the PCH Films documentary in June and again in November. The film was directed by James Keach and produced by Trevor Albert and Keach. …

  6. Oscars 2015: Predicting the Song Category

    February 20, 2015 2:45 PM EST A year ago, the biggest contemporary stars on the Oscar telecast were two of the original song nominees, "Let it Go" and "Happy." This year, you'd be hard-pressed to find one person who could hum two of the nominated melodies. Oscars 2015: See All of Our Coverage…

  7. Valentine's Day Country Music Playlist: The Best Love Songs From Past 20 Years

    February 14, 2015 3:19 PM EST Saturday (Feb. 14) marks Valentine's Day, where people celebrate the connections they make with our significant others. With that in mind, we thought we'd go back in the 615 Archives and pick out a few love songs that have stood the test of time. In making the selections for this…

  8. Nashville Exec Joe Galante Receives Bob Kingsley Living Legend Award

    February 11, 2015 7:40 PM EST A pack of country A-listers -- including Kenny Chesney , Sara Evans , Ronnie Dunn , Phil Vassar , Ronnie Milsap , K.T. Oslin , Kix Brooks , Lorrie Morgan and Kellie Pickler -- hit the Grand Ole Opry stage Tuesday night to pay tribute to legendary label exec Joe Galante as he received the Bob…

  9. White House Forming New Cybersecurity Agency in Wake of Sony Hacks

    February 10, 2015 10:39 AM EST Following recent hacks against Sony, Anthem and other major corporations, the White House has moved to form a new central agency that will pool resources from existing programs in order to monitor and combat cybersecurity threats. According to the Washington Post , the Cyber Threat…

  10. Grammys 2015: Rock Radio Rallies Around Beck After Album of the Year Win

    February 09, 2015 8:08 PM EST Better late than never? Stations coast-to-coast are getting behind 'Morning Phase.' Beck may be attracting negative attention from Kanye West , but the double Grammy winner has his supporters at radio, who all agree that recognition for his work is overdue. "It's wonderful…

  11. Grammys 2015: 51 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 09, 2015 12:27 AM EST You saw Sam Smith accept four awards and dozens of performers hit the stage on Sunday's Grammy Awards telecast, but that was only part of the story. To see when Taylor Swift had to get up and dance -- and read about her surprise lovefest with Kanye West -- Billboard is here to help.…

  12. Grammys 2015: And the Winners Are ...

    February 08, 2015 11:12 PM EST See the full list of winners from the 57th Annual Grammy Awards Sam Smith was the big winner at the 2015 Grammys , taking home four awards for best new artist, best pop vocal album, record of the year and song of the year. In an upset, Beck took home album of the year for Morning Phase …

  13. Grammys 2015: The Awards You Didn't See

    February 08, 2015 6:40 PM EST Not all of the 2015 Grammys were given away on camera. Here are the prizes awarded before the ceremony hit TV. Best New Age Album: Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman, Winds of Samsara Best Regional Roots Music Album: Jo-El Sonnier, The Legacy Best Reggae Album: Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta Grammys…

  14. Inside the Legal Fight Over FKA Twigs' Stage Name

    February 06, 2015 2:30 PM EST As FKA Twigs , acclaimed British singer Tahlia Barnett has one of music's most memorable monikers. The question is: Will she be able to keep it? In April 2014, just prior to her live American debut, the 27-year-old, then known simply as Twigs, was slapped with a lawsuit by Linda and…

  15. Bobby Brown Asks for 'Love and Support' for Hospitalized Daughter Bobbi Kristina

    February 01, 2015 7:40 PM EST The singer Bobby Brown has released his first statement to the media since his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was found unconscious in her home and rushed to an Atlanta-area hospital. "Privacy is requested in this matter," said Bobby Brown via his attorney, Christopher Brown…

  16. Bobbi Kristina Brown Revived After Being Found Unconscious

    January 31, 2015 1:11 PM EST Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown , has reportedly been revived after being found unconscious in her Roswell, Ga., home. Stars React to Bobbi Kristina Brown's Hospitalization on Social Media Bobbi, 21, was rushed to the hospital on Saturday …

  17. Veteran Producer Ron Fair to Exec-Produce TLC's New Album

    January 30, 2015 1:05 PM EST Long before social media became a required weapon in a pop star's arsenal, TLC was closer to its audience than most acts -- the trio included thousands of fans' names on a pull-out poster inside of its third album, 1999's FanMail . So when TLC turned to Kickstarter to fund…

  18. Rewinding the Charts: 20 Years Ago, TLC's 'Creep' Crowned the Hot 100

    January 28, 2015 8:05 AM EST 'Creep' became the first of four top five Hot 100 hits that helped make the trio's 'CrazySexyCool' the biggest-selling album by a female pop group in history, but bankruptcy – and worse – were looming. IN 1995, THE FUTURE LOOKED BRIGHT for TLC. After a string of…

  19. Sundance Review: 'What Happened, Miss Simone' Details Nina Simone's Troubled Life & Legacy

    January 23, 2015 10:30 AM EST John Legend is currently enjoying award recognition for "Glory," his emotional song for the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic Selma . But 50 years ago, jazz pianist and iconic vocalist Nina Simone paved the way for generations of musicians to come and put her promising career at risk…

  20. TLC Surpasses 'Last Album' Kickstarter Fundraising Goal

    January 22, 2015 9:57 PM EST It's official: TLC will be recording its final album.  After launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the iconic girl group's last LP earlier this week, their goal of $150,000 has been met and exceeded thanks to the help of Katy Perry and other excited fans.  Katy Perry Donates…

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