1. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1991, Nirvana Ruled Alternative

    November 23, 2015 8:05 AM EST Twenty-four years ago, 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' crowned Alternative Songs. Plus, remembering chart feats by Taylor Swift, Jay Z, Alicia Keys & the Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. Nov. 23,…

  2. Halsey's 'New Americana' Finds Acceptance at Adult Radio

    November 17, 2015 11:10 AM EST The single scales the Adult Pop Songs chart despite some concerns over its lyrics. Halsey climbs 37-35 on Billboard 's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart (dated Nov. 28) with "New Americana," complete with its chorus prominently referencing "legal marijuana." "…

  3. Movie Review: ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ Is a Haunted-House Ride Through the Nirvana Frontman’s Psyche

    May 01, 2015 4:51 PM EDT Montage of Heck director Brett Morgen has said that the structure of his ­documentary was inspired by Lenny , Bob Fosse's 1974 biopic about comic Lenny Bruce, another mythologized artist whose life ended tragically. The parallels are there, but visually and aurally, Montage of Heck ,…

  4. Previously Unheard Kurt Cobain Track Premieres Ahead of 'Montage of Heck' Doc

    April 09, 2015 8:26 AM EDT Kurt Cobain's daughter,  Frances Bean ,  may not be into Nirvana  "that much," but Cobain's biggest fans should be pretty excited to hear a previously unreleased track that's been uncovered and is now available to listen to. Rolling Stone has premiered a snippet of a…

  5. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1991, Nirvana Brought Grunge to No. 1

    November 17, 2014 8:05 AM EST 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' signaled a historic change in the format's sound. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Madonna, Destiny's Child and Paul Simon. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history Nov.…