1. Watch James Corden's Monologue Rap with Mark Ronson

    April 22, 2015 6:13 AM EDT What do you get when you throw together the coolest British producer in the U.S, with the hottest British talk-show host on American TV? Well, you get a moment like Mark Ronson and James Corden had overnight. Ronson, the New York-based producer who launched the careers of Amy Winehouse , Lily…

  2. 'The Voice' Recap: Music's Biggest Producers Shape Top 10

    April 20, 2015 10:40 PM EDT The top ten artists performed live on The Voice tonight, and the four coaches invited top-tier producers to help shape their teams. Christina Aguilera invited Mark Ronson of “Uptown Funk” fame. Blake Shelton brought in Scott Hendricks , and Adam Levine invited Dave Stewart . And OneRepublic…

  3. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Fifth Harmony's Wait for Highest-Charting Hit 'Worth It'

    April 17, 2015 1:30 PM EDT The girl group passes its prior best rank and scores its second top 40 Hot 100 hit. Plus, moves for Rihanna, 5H friend Meghan Trainor, Andy Grammer & more. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, rockets 10-1…

  4. Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Earn Their First No. 1 on Adult R&B Songs

    April 16, 2015 2:48 PM EDT Plus, The Weeknd climbs at radio & Flo Rida Arrives on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Even though "Uptown Funk!" has slipped out of the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Hot 100 (after a historic 14 weeks), the song continues to notch new chart feats. Mark Ronson ’s track, which features…

  5. Blur to Play Australia's Splendour in the Grass Fest

    April 15, 2015 2:21 AM EDT Blur’s comeback to the live circuit will now include a concert in Australia.  The Britpop legends were today (April 15) announced at the top of the bill for the mid-year Splendour in the Grass festival, which will be held July 24-26 at North Byron Parklands in Byron Bay, an east coast town…

  6. Exclusive: Christine And The Queens Premiere 'iT' From 'Saint Claude' EP

    April 14, 2015 9:00 AM EDT French sensation Christine And The Queens -- the alter-ego of Parisian singer-songwriter Héloïse  Letissier -- has been a household name in Europe since 2012. She's dropped three EPs [dubbed "freak - pop"], toured with the likes of Lykke Li , The Dø, and Woodkid, and released…

  7. Chart Highlights: Wiz Khalifa Motors Onto Pop Songs With 'See You Again'

    April 13, 2015 6:35 PM EDT The 'Furious 7' song revs up at radio. Is a Hot 100 reign next? Plus, new No. 1s for Maroon 5, Tove Lo, The Weeknd & more. 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…

  8. Ask Billboard: Is 14 Weeks at No. 1 Still a Big Deal?

    April 12, 2015 9:05 AM EDT 'Uptown Funk!' boasts the second-longest reign in the Hot 100's history. But, how much of that is a product of newer chart methodology? As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first…

  9. 'Uptown Funk' or 'See You Again': Which Will Be No. 1 on Next Week's Hot 100?

    April 10, 2015 6:44 PM EDT A battle is brewing between Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars' "Funk," which could notch a 15th week on top, and Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth's "Again," which could surge to the summit from No. 10. Will Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno…

  10. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Rihanna, Meghan Trainor & Sam Smith Soar

    April 10, 2015 12:40 PM EDT Rihanna rises to the top, 20, Trainor hits the top 40 and Smith reaches a milestone. Plus, moves for Sheppard and Kelsea Ballerini. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , crowns the Billboard Hot 100 (dated April 18) for a 14th week,…

  11. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Rihanna Cashes In, Debuting in Top 25 With 'Money'

    April 03, 2015 12:40 PM EDT Plus, moves for Jason Derulo, Sam Hunt, George Ezra and Iggy Azalea. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated April 11) for a 13th week, claiming the longest run at No. 1 of the 2010s , and becoming one of…

  12. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Jason Derulo Jumps In With 'Want to Want Me'

    March 20, 2015 3:30 PM EDT Derulo's new single debuts ahead of an innovative launch of its video on Tinder. Plus, bows for Mumford & Sons, LunchMoney Lewis & more. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , tops the Billboard Hot 100 for an 11th week,…

  13. The Longest-Leading Hot 100 No. 1s

    March 16, 2015 10:05 AM EDT Just 3 percent of all Hot 100 No. 1s have led for 10 weeks or more. In honor of Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , topping the Billboard Hot 100 for a 10th week, let's take an updated look at the select smashes to reign for 10 weeks or more. As…

  14. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Carly Rae Jepsen Debut

    March 13, 2015 4:31 PM EDT McCartney boasts simultaneous top 15 hits for the first time since 1982 (with the Beatles), while fans 'Really Like' Jepsen's new song. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a 10th week,…

  15. Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Notch 10th Week Atop Hot 100

    March 11, 2015 4:21 PM EDT 'Uptown Funk!' accomplishes what a mere 3 percent of Hot 100 No. 1s ever have, reaching double-digit weeks on top. Meanwhile, the smash keeps Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' at No. 2 again. Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars …

  16. Tame Impala Premieres New Song 'Let It Happen': Listen

    March 10, 2015 10:41 PM EDT Tame Impala has shared the first song from its anticipated third studio album. The Australian psychedelic rockers announced the release of the track "Let It Happen" with a tweet Wednesday morning (local time) to its 177,000 followers. It's an uptempo, almost club-friendly…

  17. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Zedd & Selena Gomez Zoom In With 'I Want You to Know'

    March 06, 2015 2:03 PM EST The collab launches in the top 20. Plus, moves for Nick Jonas, the Empire Cast, Taylor Swift and Tori Kelly. As previously reported , Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars, leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth week, while Pitbull and Ne-Yo enter the…

  18. Ask Billboard: Will 'Uptown Funk!' Be the Hot 100's No. 1 Song of 2015?

    March 03, 2015 11:05 AM EST With an array of honors - including global - for Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' smash, has the race for the year's top hit already been won? As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and…

  19. Emile Haynie Tells the Story Behind 'We Fall' Tracks With Rufus Wainwright, Brian Wilson & More

    March 03, 2015 9:00 AM EST Producer and songwriter Emile Haynie is very excited to talk about his first album, We Fall , but not for the reasons you might expect. "It's kind of weird when you're a producer speaking on someone else's work," says Haynie, whose eye-poppingly all-star resume…

  20. 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…

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