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. How the 33 1/3 Series, In Spite of Two Shrinking Industries, Continues to Thrive

    February 25, 2015 11:27 AM EST How 'Harry Potter' made the long-running series possible. You've heard it before: music criticism as we know it is dying , replaced with editorial positions at Apple or lifestyle reporters masquerading as music journalists. But in one tiny corner of the publishing industry, at…

  3. Kelly Clarkson Says She Couldn't Find Guests for New Album: 'I Feel Like I Have the Plague'

    February 18, 2015 8:27 PM EST Kelly Clarkson may have one of the most anticipated albums of 2015 coming out, but that doesn't mean collaborators are lining up to work with the singer.  In an interview with BBC Radio 1 Wednesday, Clarkson told host Nick Grimshaw she had a really hard time getting guests onboard…

  4. Ask Billboard: Jonas Brothers Want to Know Their Album & Song Sales

    February 17, 2015 11:05 AM EST and they're not shy about asking. Plus, thoughts about Ed Sheeran and more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside…

  5. VIDEO: Drake Covers, Performs With Kanye West in NYC

    February 14, 2015 6:36 PM EST Drake not only surprised fans this week with the unexpected release of his If You're Reading This It's Too Late album, but he had a few more tricks up his sleeve when he took the stage at Irving Plaza on Friday (Feb. 13). He was on hand to perform at the Sprite NBA All-Star Weekend…

  6. Bobbi Kristina Brown in a Car Crash Before Hospitalization

    February 12, 2015 2:38 PM EST Police reports obtained by The Associated Press show that Whitney Houston 's daughter was involved in a traffic accident that injured two people days before she was hospitalized. Police in Roswell, Ga., say Bobbi Kristina Brown was driving a Jeep Liberty on Jan. 27 when she lost…

  7. Backstreet Boys Announce Arena Tour of Australia

    February 12, 2015 4:53 AM EST The Backstreet Boys are heading back to Australia. The U.S. boy band's In A World Like This Tour will play arenas in four Australian cities, beginning May 8 at Melbourne's 15,000 capacity Rod Laver Arena and wrapping at May 15 at Perth Arena (also 15,000 capacity). It'll be…

  8. Grammys 2015: Here's What Happened at the Parties

    February 09, 2015 3:30 PM EST Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter is on the scene as high-profile musicians and top execs celebrate the 2015 Grammy Awards at L.A.'s most exclusive parties. Sam Smith was the big winner at the 2015 Grammy Awards. But the action didn't stop there. Stay tuned to this page for all…

  9. 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…

  10. Top 50 Love Songs of All Time

    February 05, 2015 9:00 AM EST In honor of Valentine's Day, we've ranked the biggest 'Love' songs to ever hit the Hot 100 Songs have been written about every topic imaginable, but the best ones -- from swooning '50s ballads to contemporary club bangers -- have been penned about the ups and…

  11. Common, Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Ansel Elgort to Compete in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    February 05, 2015 8:00 AM EST MAGIC! will perform at halftime of next week's basketball event. The Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game will round up an assortment of music stars and other famous ballers when the event helps to kick off NBA All-Star weekend on Friday, Feb. 13. Common , Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler…

  12. SXSW: Tower Records, Brian Wilson, Gloria Trevi & Jaco Pastorius Films on the Lineup

    February 03, 2015 2:54 PM EST Colin Hanks' long-awaited documentary on Tower Records, a film on the manager of the Doors and Ramones , and a rarely seen film focused on Leon Russell 's Oklahoma years in the early 1970s are among the selections this year at the South by Southwest  Film Conference and…

  13. Death Cab For Cutie Performs New Songs, Reveals Madison Square Garden Booking at Brooklyn Show

    January 29, 2015 12:57 PM EST A few songs into Death Cab For Cutie 's performance at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Wednesday night (Jan. 28), Ben Gibbard played a game he referred to as "Get To Know A New Death Cab For Cutie Member." The Brooklyn gig represented just the second show Death Cab has played…

  14. Pop Shop Podcast: Olly Murs Interview, Katy Perry Super Bowl, Rihanna & More

    January 29, 2015 10:54 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  15. Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Rule Hot 100, Fall Out Boy Hits Top 10

    January 28, 2015 1:33 PM EST 'Uptown Funk!' rules for a fourth week and takes over atop Radio Songs. Plus, Fall Out Boy returns to the top 10 after an eight-year break. Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week. Plus, as it takes over…

  16. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 25-1

    January 27, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  17. Chart Highlights: Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Pop Songs, Dance/Mix Show Airplay

    January 26, 2015 5:05 PM EST Hot 100 leader 'Uptown Funk!' tops two more tallies. Plus, new No. 1s for Usher and Eric Church, and Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney debut. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio…

  18. Pop Shop Podcast: Dawn Richard Interview, Meghan Trainor, Fall Out Boy & More

    January 22, 2015 10:48 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  19. Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Hot 100, Maroon 5 Debuts at No. 8

    January 21, 2015 3:13 PM EST 'Uptown Funk!' rules for a third week. Plus, the police helps escort Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' back into the top five and Maroon 5's 'Sugar' sweetens the chart at No. 8. Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars ,…

  20. Pop Shop Podcast: Tyler Oakley Co-Hosts Our 2015 Pop Preview!

    January 15, 2015 10:57 AM EST Listen to a special episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events.…

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