1. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea Score Latest Hit Diva Duet

    May 15, 2015 4:40 PM EDT "Pretty Girls," new at No. 29, continues the tradition of women teaming up for chart hits. Plus, moves for Silento, Echosmith, Shaggy & Nicki Minaj. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth ,…

  2. Whitney Houston Producer Charles Huggins Gets Decade in Prison for Ponzi Scheme

    May 13, 2015 4:15 PM EDT A former music producer who helped launch acts like Kenny G and Whitney Houston was sentenced Wednesday (May 13) to 10 years behind bars for duping investors out of millions by claiming he had ties to West African diamond mines. Prosecutors in federal court in Manhattan had sought more than…

  3. Cissy Houston on Bobbi Kristina: 'She's Not Progressing at All'

    May 09, 2015 7:55 PM EDT Just one day after Bobby Brown and Pat Houston were named co-guardians of Bobbi Kristina Brown , her grandmother, Cissy Houston , is opening up about her granddaughter's condition. "She's the same, she's not progressing at all," Houston told Entertainment Tonight on…

  4. Ask Billboard: The Definitive List of Hit Fifth Singles

    May 05, 2015 11:05 AM EDT Before Ariana Grande's 'One Last Time,' from 'My Everything,' many other albums yielded at least five hit singles, including sets by Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Taylor Swift & more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings…

  5. Late Night Music Roundup: Chet Faker, Natalie La Rose, Dawes

    April 23, 2015 6:03 AM EDT Australia's  Chet Faker has been turning heads with his sublime mix of electronica and soul. Viewers who stayed up to watch Jimmy Kimmel Live got a first-hand look at Faker and his artistry -- not once but twice.   Faker (his real name is Nicholas Murphy ) is a rising star in his…

  6. 'The Voice' Recap: Music's Biggest Producers Shape Top 10

    April 20, 2015 10:40 PM EDT The top ten artists performed live on The Voice tonight, and the four coaches invited top-tier producers to help shape their teams. Christina Aguilera invited Mark Ronson of “Uptown Funk” fame. Blake Shelton brought in Scott Hendricks , and Adam Levine invited Dave Stewart . And OneRepublic…

  7. Bobby Brown Releases Statement on Bobbi Kristina's Condition, But Uncertainty Lingers

    April 20, 2015 5:45 PM EDT UPDATE: Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston's mother and  Bobbi Kristina Brown's grandmother, has spoken in contradiction to Bobby Brown's optimistic comments, calling Bobbi Kristina's brain damage "irreversible."  "Meeting with the doctors and understanding that…

  8. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1989, Madonna's 'Like a Prayer' Hit No. 1

    April 20, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Twenty-six years ago, the iconic set crowned the Billboard 200. Plus, remembering chart feats by USA for Africa, Whitney Houston and Rihanna. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. April 20, 1985 The all-star…

  9. Watch Bobby Brown Tell Crowd Bobbi Kristina 'Is Awake'

    April 19, 2015 3:08 PM EDT Could Bobby Brown have dropped a hint to concert-goers in Dallas that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina, is on the road to recovery? Bobby Brown Reappears in Public After Bobbi Kristina Hospitalization On Saturday night (April 18) during a show at the Verizon Theatre, the singer told the audience …

  10. Music Producer Charles Huggins Facing Long Stint in Jail

    April 06, 2015 10:54 PM EDT Prosecutors called a music producer who once worked with stars including Kenny G and Whitney Houston a master manipulator Monday as they recommended he spend over two decades in prison for a Ponzi scheme that ripped off investors. In papers filed in Manhattan federal court, prosecutors said…

  11. Taylor Swift Is Feelin' 22… Weeks in the Billboard 200's Top Five

    April 03, 2015 6:17 PM EDT Her '1989' album has yet to leave the top five of the chart after 22 weeks. Taylor Swift 's smash album 1989 continues its incredible chart run on the Billboard 200 , as the former No. 1 set spends its 22nd consecutive week in the top five dating to its debut. On the current…

  12. The Longest-Leading Hot 100 No. 1s

    March 16, 2015 10:05 AM EDT Just 3 percent of all Hot 100 No. 1s have led for 10 weeks or more. In honor of Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , topping the Billboard Hot 100 for a 10th week, let's take an updated look at the select smashes to reign for 10 weeks or more. As…

  13. Watch Bobbi Kristina's Boyfriend Nick Gordon's Tearful 'Dr. Phil' Preview

    March 09, 2015 7:37 AM EDT On Wednesday (Mar. 11), an episode of "Dr. Phil" featuring Bobbi Kristina's boyfriend Nick Gordon will air. Ahead of the air date, a preview for the interview has been posted online. The clip features Gordon, alongside his mom, Michelle, as he sits with the talk show host and…

  14. Ask Billboard: Will 'Uptown Funk!' Be the Hot 100's No. 1 Song of 2015?

    March 03, 2015 11:05 AM EST With an array of honors - including global - for Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' smash, has the race for the year's top hit already been won? As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and…

  15. Bobby Brown Cancels Australian Tour to Spend Time with Bobbi Kristina

    February 24, 2015 5:10 PM EST Ticketek, the Australia and New Zealand-based ticketing company founded in 1979, has announced the cancellation of Bobby Brown 's planned tour of Oz. The notice reads in part: Bobby Brown's upcoming Australian Tour featuring special guests Treach and Kay-Gee from Naughty By Nature…

  16. Feud Grows Between Bobby Brown & Nick Gordon Over Bobbi Kristina

    February 22, 2015 12:22 PM EST While Bobbi Kristina Brown fights for her life, a feud has erupted over whether her partner can visit her in the hospital. The only daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston has been hospitalized at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta since being found unresponsive Jan. 31 in a tub at her…

  17. Revisionist History, Valentine's Day Edition: Captain & Tennille Crunches Aerosmith, Van Morrison Boots Lulu

    February 14, 2015 1:31 PM EST Few would argue that on Valentine's Day, love conquers all. In the world of Billboard Hot 100 Revisionist History, however, that might just be the other way around. When each year's No. 1 song from 1958 through 2003 is re-calculated to reflect more current barometers of popularity -…

  18. 'Whitney Houston' at 30: Classic Track-by-Track Review

    February 14, 2015 9:00 AM EST Few debut albums launch artists from complete obscurity into the heights of cultural and commercial appreciation like Whitney Houston 's 1985 eponymous set. Crafted under the careful eye of Arista Records' Clive Davis, the 10-song collection was the result of Davis' two-year…

  19. Bobbi Kristina's Cousin 'Must Be Disregarded,' New Bobby Brown Statement Says

    February 13, 2015 6:06 PM EST Bobbi Kristina Brown's family has been rallying around the 21-year-old since she was found unresponsive on Jan. 31, almost exactly three years after mom Whitney Houston died. Bobbi Kristina Brown in Car Crash Before Hospitalization But some of Bobbi Kristina's relatives…

  20. Whitney Houston's Mother Visits Bobbi Kristina Brown

    February 11, 2015 3:23 PM EST Whitney Houston 's mother on Wednesday (Feb. 11) visited the Atlanta hospital where the late singer's daughter is being treated after she was found unresponsive at her home. Cissy Houston arrived at Emory University Hospital around 1:30 p.m. on the third anniversary of Whitney…

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