1. Grammys Spur Big Sales Gains for Performers & Winners

    February 11, 2015 5:52 PM EST Songs performed on 2015 Grammy Awards earn 44 percent sales gain in wake of show The Grammy Awards shake up Billboard's latest weekly charts, as many of the Feb. 8 show's featured performers and winners make great sales gains on our lists. Grammys 2015 Even though the latest sales…

  2. Listen to This Gorgeous A Cappella 'FourFiveSeconds' Cover

    February 11, 2015 3:27 PM EST "FourFiveSeconds" YouTube covers are beginning in earnest. The Rihanna / Kanye West / Paul McCartney song is already a pretty stripped down tune, but the below gorgeous cover, by Gentleman's Rule, breaks the acoustic-y single down even further. The seven guys expertly harmonize…

  3. 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…

  4. John Lennon's Sister Julia Baird Talks New Doc on Liverpool's Beatleweek, 'Come Together'

    February 11, 2015 11:50 AM EST Ahead of the release of a documentary on Liverpool's "International Beatleweek," John Lennon's sister reminisces on practices in the kitchen and Beatlemania. Every August, fans from around the globe flock to the UK for a chance to express their adoration for the one and…

  5. Jon Stewart's 10 Best Music Moments from 'The Daily Show'

    February 10, 2015 9:30 PM EST With word Jon Stewart will be departing The Daily Show after nearly 17 years, we look back on the host's culture-shaping career with fondness. From battling Mike Huckabee over his criticism of  Beyoncé , to hosting all of the Wu-Tang Clan  and defending Dave Grohl 's worth versus a…

  6. 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…

  7. Grammys 2015: Kanye West's Stage Crash Was Top Twitter Moment

    February 09, 2015 11:01 AM EST Sure, trophies were distributed during last night's telecast, but who really won the Grammy Awards? According to social media, it was Kanye West , Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran . On Twitter, two-time performer (and, once again, stage crasher) West was the most mentioned artist of the night,…

  8. 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…

  9. Bob Dylan's 'Shadows In The Night' Debuts At No. 1 in U.K.

    February 09, 2015 3:39 AM EST Bob Dylan's   Shadows In The Night  (Columbia/Sony) has become his eighth U.K. No. 1 album, in a sequence that spans 51 years since The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan  topped the survey in 1964. On the new singles chart, Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do" (Polydor…

  10. The 2015 Grammys: Best and Worst Moments

    February 09, 2015 1:32 AM EST Now that the 57th Grammy Awards have sunk in, we give you the best and worst of the night. From performances (great and bad), to controversial calls, to pure WTF moments, here are the story lines that are likely to have people talking. BEST MOMENTS: Grammys 2015: All Our Coverage 1.…

  11. Review: The Grammys Go to Church, Feature Powerhouse Vocal Moments

    February 09, 2015 12:43 AM EST AC/DC got the devil out of the way with a spirited introduction to the 57th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday, performing their recent "Rock or Bust" and their classic "Highway to Hell" with the Staples Center audience donning devil horns. The three-plus hours that followed, all…

  12. 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.…

  13. 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…

  14. Grammys 2015: Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney Perform Live Debut of 'FourFiveSeconds'

    February 08, 2015 10:42 PM EST Rihanna , Kanye West and Paul McCartney took the stage at the 2015 Grammys on Sunday, Feb. 8 to deliver a live debut of "FourFiveSeconds." The 57th Grammy Awards Similar to the official music video for Rihanna's lead single from her upcoming album, each of the three artists --…

  15. Grammys 2015: Ed Sheeran Joins Jeff Lynne's ELO for 'Mr. Blue Sky'

    February 08, 2015 9:20 PM EST Here's a supergroup we never knew we needed:  Ed Sheeran  with Jeff Lynne's  Electric Light Orchestra  at the 2015 Grammys .  2015 Grammy Awards After Sheeran's bluesy "Thinking Out Loud" -- which paired the UK singer-songwriter with guitarist  John Mayer, …

  16. Kanye West Is Executive Producing Rihanna's Upcoming Album

    February 08, 2015 7:47 PM EST Kanye West revealed that he's executive producing Rihanna 's upcoming album while on the red carpet of the 57th Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8. The 57th Grammy Awards "I'm executive producing Rihanna's album," 'Ye told E!'s Ryan Seacrest. "I…

  17. Best New Artist Nominees Bastille Are Ready to Mug Sam Smith

    February 08, 2015 4:35 PM EST The English rock band Bastille earned their Best New Artist Grammy nomination on the strength of their massive hit "Pompeii." However, in a highly competitive pool of contenders that includes Iggy Azalea , Haim , Brandy Clark and the expected winner, Sam Smith , even they are not…

  18. See Rihanna, Kanye and Paul McCartney In Grammys Rehearsals

    February 07, 2015 7:47 PM EST It's RIHearsal time! Ahead of Sunday's Grammy Awards , Rihanna teased fans with an inside look at her rehearsals with Kanye West and Paul McCartney . Rihanna, Yeezy and the former Beatle are slated to world premiere their collaboration, "FourFiveSeconds," at the…

  19. Best & Worst Singles of the Week -- From The-Dream & T.I. to Death Cab for Cutie

    February 06, 2015 7:47 PM EST " alt="" width="510"> Death Cab For Cutie "Black Sun" Atlantic Many Death Cab for Cutie songs unfold like dreamy short stories, but "Black Sun," off the recently shuffled alt-rock act's eighth album, Kintsugi (due March 31), plays more like…

  20. Quotes of the Week: Drake and Kevin Hart Throw Shade, Justin Bieber Atones for His Sins and More

    February 06, 2015 5:42 PM EST "Kevin...no. Please don't do this tonight." -- Drake , poking fun at comedian Kevin Hart's leather tank-top selfie on Instagram. Why Drake Managed to Rule Hip-Hop in 2014 -- Without a New Album or Hit Single "Drake looks like the type of guy that would drink his own…

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