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. Exclusive: Robert Glasper's Next Experiment Is a Return to Jazz

    February 24, 2015 9:00 AM EST Pianist covers songs by Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead & more on upcoming album 'Covered.' Pianist Robert Glasper , whose last two albums have resulted in Grammy wins, returns to performing jazz with his acoustic trio on his next Blue Note album Covered. It will be released June 16.…

  3. Sturgill Simpson Plays Dynamic Set at Music Hall of Williamsburg: Live Review

    February 13, 2015 4:33 PM EST On Thursday night at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, country singer Sturgill Simpson played his second sold-out New York City show in as many days. A country singer selling out a New York venue? That's right: Simpson played to a room packed full of people who know every word to songs…

  4. Ismael Miranda Lands First Tropical Songs No. 1 in a Decade

    February 12, 2015 4:59 PM EST 'I have been representing this genre for over 45 years, and salsa is here to stay.' Salsa singer Ismael Miranda crowns the Tropical Songs chart with "Son 45," earning his second No. 1 on the airplay list and his first in a decade. The track rises 5-1 in its 15th week with…

  5. David Bisbal, Mario Domm & La Original Banda el Limon to be Honored at ASCAP Latin Music Awards

    February 11, 2015 6:23 PM EST Ceremony to take place March 11 in Los Angeles. Pop star David Bisbal , Mexican singer/songwriter Mario Domm and regional Mexican group La Original Banda El Limon de Salvador Lizarraga will receive special honors during ASCAP's 23rd annual Latin Music Awards. The dinner ceremony will…

  6. Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports Part Ways With CAA

    February 11, 2015 8:53 AM EST CAA Sports and Roc Nation Sports have ended their two-year partnership, The Hollywood Reporter   has confirmed. According to the two parties, the split was planned and amicable. "Roc Nation Sports and CAA Sports are two of the premier agencies and they will continue their high levels of…

  7. Village People Trial Begins: Who Wrote 'Y.M.C.A.'?

    February 09, 2015 9:25 PM EST 'Cosby Show' actress Phylicia Rashad is scheduled to testify in a California courtroom. It's been a long time since The Village People were in the limelight, but on Monday, a trial opens to determine who wrote 24 of the group's songs, including "Y.M.C.A." In May…

  8. Romeo Santos and Enrique Iglesias Lead List of Finalists for Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 09, 2015 9:45 AM EST Awards to Air Live April 30 on Telemundo Following groundbreaking years that saw them set records in multiple arenas, Romeo Santos and Enrique Iglesias lead the list of finalists for the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards , presented by State Farm. Santos, who made history last year when he…

  9. Here's the Last 30 Album of the Year Grammy Winners By Age

    February 06, 2015 2:52 PM EST " alt="" width="510"> With the 2015 Grammys coming up fast, we're looking back on the last 30 years of artists to nab the night's top honor: album of the year. Specifically, we're running through 1985 to 2014 and looking at the age of each artist…

  10. Should Britney Spears Have More Grammy Awards? Looking Back at Her Various Nominations

    February 04, 2015 2:44 PM EST It's been a decade since Britney won her first (and only) Grammy. How many more did she deserve? Ten years ago, Britney Spears was finally able to call herself a Grammy-winning superstar when her danger-courting pop stunner "Toxic" won the best dance recording trophy at the…

  11. Spirit Music Group Inks Deal to Manage Henry Mancini Catalog

    January 26, 2015 1:00 PM EST Spirit Music Group has cut a deal to serve as North American administrator for the Henry Mancini catalog, which includes such classics as "Moon River," "Charade" and the iconic themes for the Pink Panther  films and the  Peter Gunn  TV series. Previously the catalog was…

  12. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson Debut; Cage the Elephant Tops Alternative Songs

    January 19, 2015 3:15 PM EST Maroon 5 and Clarkson soar onto multiple charts, while Cage the Elephant stomps to its fifth No. 1 on Alternative Songs. 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…

  13. Jay Z Signs Middleweight Boxing Champ Andre Ward to Roc Nation Sports

    January 09, 2015 7:44 PM EST Middleweight Boxing Champion Andre Ward is the latest high-profile athlete to sign with Jay Z 's Roc Nation Sports. Fabolous, DJ Mustard & Angie Martinez Set for Roc Nation Sports' 'Throne Boxing' Event The athlete confirmed the news with an Instagram post Friday.…

  14. Chart Highlights: U2 Debuts Biggest AC Hit Since 1992 With 'Every Breaking Wave'

    January 05, 2015 3:20 PM EST The band reaches the chart's top 30 for the first time since 'One' 23 years ago. Plus, new No. 1s for Brad Paisley, Gerardo Ortiz & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio…

  15. 10 Must-Hear Latin Songs to Party to on New Year's Eve

    December 31, 2014 3:47 PM EST Growing up in Cali, Colombia, nothing could come close to a New Year's Eve party that extended from the midnight ushering of the new year until 6, 7 or even 8 a.m. As you prepare for New Year's Eve festivities tonight, here are 10 timeless Latin tracks that should be part of the…

  16. Chart Highlights: Top 40 Clicks 'Like' on New 5 Seconds of Summer Remake

    December 29, 2014 3:45 PM EST The boy band's cover of the Romantics' 1980 classic debuts. Plus, new No. 1s for Nick Jonas, Big Sean and E-40. 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,…

  17. Victor Manuelle Earns Third Latin Airplay No. 1

    December 26, 2014 1:15 PM EST Victor Manuelle hops 3-1 to crown Latin Airplay with his festive hit “Que Suenen Los Tambores,” climbing to 10.3 million audience impressions in its 11th week (a 14 percent hike in the frame ending Dec. 21, according to Nielsen Music). It’s the third No. 1 on the list for the salsa singer…

  18. Fans on Taylor Swift's 'Swiftmas': 'No One in the Music Industry Has as Big a Heart as She Does'

    December 24, 2014 3:20 PM EST Move over, Oprah . Taylor Swift is the new ultimate gift-giver.  This holiday season, the 25-year-old pop star has been sending huge packages of early Christmas presents to fans. Since mid-November, 32 lucky Tumblr followers of Swift have received FedEx boxes in the mail from the starlet.…

  19. Joe Cocker, Interpreter of the Beatles, Bob Dylan & More: A History

    December 22, 2014 4:22 PM EST Joe Cocker , whose unmistakable rasp and intensity made him a singular interpreter of the Beatles , R&B and songwriters such as Bob Dylan , Randy Newman and Leonard Cohen , died at his home in Colorado on Monday (Dec. 22) after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70. Joe Cocker Dies at 70…

  20. Chart Highlights: Aretha Franklin Tops Dance Club Songs for First Time in 16 Years

    December 22, 2014 2:05 PM EST The icon's cover of Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' returns her to No. 1. Plus, new leaders for Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay…

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