1. Bruno Mars Scores Longest Hot 100 Reign, Taylor Swift Hits Top 10

    February 18, 2015 3:12 PM EST As 'Uptown Funk!' rules for a seventh week, Mars rewrites his longest stay at No. 1. Plus, Swift moves into the top 10 with 'Style.' Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , tops the Billboard Hot 100 for a seventh week, granting…

  2. Drake's Surprise Album Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    February 18, 2015 12:00 PM EST Drake 's surprise album If You're Reading This It's Too Late blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart as expected , easily scoring the hip-hop star his fourth chart-topper. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric…

  3. Chart Highlights: Mana, Shakira Debut at No. 1 on Latin Airplay

    February 16, 2015 4:15 PM EST Plus, new leaders for Walk the Moon, Modest Mouse, Mary J. Blige, Florida Georgia Line, Ricky Martin & 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 Club Songs, which is based on…

  4. Adam Levine Can't Wait to Sing 'Lost Stars' at the Oscars

    February 15, 2015 5:15 PM EST Adam Levine, the frontman for Maroon 5 and a judge on The Voice , is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. He has won all the biggest music awards, played the world's biggest arenas and scored multiple platinum and gold records. But he's about to do something that he's…

  5. Watch Vin Diesel Try to Hit the High Notes on Maroon 5's 'My Heart Is Open'

    February 13, 2015 2:19 AM EST If you thought Vin Diesel's The Pacifier  was a bizarre career move, wait to you check him perform a love song.  Vin has posted a video of himself singing a karaoke version of  Maroon 5's "My Heart Is Open" (and, yes, he also handles  Gwen Stefani's  lines). It'…

  6. Katy Perry Roars to New Billboard Artist 100 Peak, Taylor Swift No. 1 for 16th Week

    February 12, 2015 2:00 PM EST Perry hits a new high following her high-profile performances, while Swift remains in her usual spot atop the tally. Despite having ranked on the Billboard Artist 100 for all 32 weeks of the chart's existence, Katy Perry reaches a new peak this week, flying 12-6. Her vault is no surprise…

  7. Will Adam Levine Play the Oscars Shirtless?

    February 12, 2015 1:31 PM EST Adam Levine showed off a (ridiculous) possible outfit for his upcoming performance at the Oscars with Maroon 5 . He captioned the picture, "Oscar ready... too over the top?" The answer is: not over the top enough! Check it out below.   Oscar ready...too over the top? A photo…

  8. Rihanna, Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Ellie Goulding Hit Hot 100's Top 10; Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Still No. 1

    February 11, 2015 1:24 PM EST As 'Uptown Funk!' leads for a sixth week, the all-star trio vaults with 'FourFiveSeconds' and Goulding soars with 'Love Me Like You Do.' Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars, rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week, while…

  9. Taylor Swift's '1989' Spends 11th Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 11, 2015 11:00 AM EST '1989' ties 'Fearless' as Swift's longest-running No. 1 album. As forecast , Taylor Swift's 1989 claims an 11th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart , tying Fearless as Swift's longest-running No. 1 effort. ( Fearless reigned atop the list in 2008 and…

  10. Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran & More Score New No. 1s

    February 09, 2015 6:25 PM EST Swift's 'Blank Space' crowns AC, while Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' tops Adult Pop Songs. Plus, new leaders for Lillywood & Robin Schulz, Nicki Minaj, Imagine Dragons and more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  11. Grammys 2015: Most Shazamed Moments Belong to ELO, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran

    February 09, 2015 9:53 AM EST More than a decade after Electric Light Orchestra 's "Mr. Blue Sky" found new earholes to delight in the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind , the epic song is back again after ELO's Jeff Lynne and Ed Sheeran performed it during the Grammy Awards. According to data…

  12. Grammys 2015: All Performances Ranked From Worst to Best

    February 08, 2015 11:59 PM EST Obviously several Grammy Awards were given out at the 2015 Grammys Awards, but the focus of the night -- other than Beck's surprise victory -- was on live music. From Madonna to Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett to Beyonce , here are all this year's Grammy performers ranked from…

  13. Watch Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani Bring Ballad 'My Heart Is Open' to 2015 Grammys

    February 08, 2015 9:31 PM EST It was time for a lover's ballad at the 2015 Grammys, and the sharply-dressed pair of Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani fit the bill. Their familiar voices combined for a performance of the stripped-down piano ballad "My Heart Is Open," off Maroon 5's 2014…

  14. Amy Winehouse Documentary Trailer Debuts at Pre-Grammy Brunch

    February 08, 2015 6:45 PM EST Universal Music Group's pre-Grammy brunch featured performances by its top-selling stars, Sam Smith and Iggy Azalea , and a sneak peek at the upcoming Amy Winehouse documentary. The record company on Saturday debuted a close-to-complete trailer of Amy , which is due in theaters later…

  15. Amy Winehouse Doc Trailer Debuts At Pre-Grammy Brunch

    February 08, 2015 12:48 PM EST Universal Music Group's pre-Grammy brunch featured performances by its top-selling stars, Sam Smith and Iggy Azalea , and a sneak peak at the upcoming Amy Winehouse documentary. Grammys 2015: See All of Our Coverage The record company on Saturday (Feb. 7) debuted a close-to-complete…

  16. Kanye West Soars With Friends Big Sean, Drake & Paul McCartney on Top Twitter Tracks

    February 06, 2015 12:20 PM EST The powerhouse duo of Big Sean and featured artist Drake lands the top debut on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks with "Blessings," which roars onto the chart at No. 2. The song, from Sean's forthcoming Dark Sky Paradise album, leapt to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter…

  17. Taylor Swift No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100; Ne-Yo Hits Top 10; Katy Perry, Missy Elliott Surge

    February 05, 2015 11:20 AM EST Swift stays at the summit, Ne-Yo reaches a new peak & Perry and Elliott make Super-sized moves. "Fifteen" isn't just a Taylor Swift song: it's now also how many weeks she's led the Billboard Artist 100. Despite a 9 percent drop in activity, Swift remains atop the…

  18. Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Top Hot 100; Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney Near Top 10

    February 04, 2015 3:33 PM EST 'Uptown Funk!' rules for a fifth week, while the super trio vaults with 'FourFiveSeconds,' giving McCartney his biggest hit since 1986. Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , tops the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week. Meanwhile, Rihanna ,…

  19. Taylor Swift's '1989' Scores Milestone 10th Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 04, 2015 11:00 AM EST Taylor Swift's 1989 album returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for a milestone 10th nonconsecutive week, making Swift just the second woman in history to earn two albums with at least 10 weeks atop the list. Swift previously logged 11 weeks at No. 1 with her second album,…

  20. Op-Ed: 10 Tips for the Grammy Awards

    February 03, 2015 7:31 PM EST The Grammys are fun to complain about, because no matter how spectacular of a showcase the annual awards show may be or how many unforgettable moments take place on the stage of the Staples Center in Los Angeles, someone or something will feel spurned. Perhaps the obvious choice for…

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