1. Daft Punk and Pharrell Rise on Social 50 Chart Post-GRAMMYs

    February 06, 2014 7:13 PM EST It’s all about Daft Punk on the Social 50 this week as the duo, along with one of its collaborators, scale the Social 50 thanks to their wins and performance at the GRAMMY Awards (Jan. 26). The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia…

  2. Pop Shop Podcast: Bruno Mars, Beyonce, Pharrell Williams & More

    February 06, 2014 10:46 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio 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…

  3. 4 K-Pop Girl Groups Tone Down Sexy Choreography: See Before & After Videos

    February 05, 2014 10:00 PM EST Girl's Day, AOA, Dal*Shabet and Rainbow Black all simmer down the provocative dance moves It might have been a freezing January, but some of K-pop's top girl groups were hotter than ever. In fact, a little  too  hot for some standards in the typically conservative South Korea. Last…

  4. Kylie Minogue Offers Ultra-Stylish 'Into The Blue' Music Video: Watch

    February 03, 2014 11:11 AM EST Just one week after unveiling the official audio and lyric video of her great new single "Into The Blue," Kylie Minogue has already released its dreamy music video, co-starring dashing French actor Clement Sibony. Watch the clip, which was released on Monday (Feb. 3), below: Minogue…

  5. Pop Shop Podcast: Katy Perry, Jason Derulo, Bastille & More

    January 30, 2014 11:40 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio 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…

  6. Little-Known Pacific Mambo Orchestra Takes Tropical GRAMMY From Marc Anthony, More

    January 27, 2014 7:06 PM EST Kickstarter-funded debut album “Pacific Mambo Orchestra” wins Best Latin Tropical Album The Pacific Mambo Orchestra, a San Francisco-based Latin big band, won last night’s GRAMMY for Best Tropical Latin Album, beating favorite Marc Anthony and other Latin music stars. Soundscan has recorded…

  7. Pop Shop Podcast: GRAMMY Awards Recap

    January 27, 2014 4:53 PM EST Listen to this special episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to a special post-GRAMMYs 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…

  8. Pop Shop Podcast: GRAMMYs Preview, Predictions & More

    January 23, 2014 1:34 PM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio 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…

  9. 50 Years Ago Today: The Beatles Make First Billboard Hot 100 Appearance

    January 18, 2014 1:45 AM EST On Jan. 18, 1964, the Fab Four graced the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the first time, as 'I Want to Hold Your Hand' entered the Hot 100 at No. 45. Music, and our charts, would never be the same Fifty years ago today, the Beatles appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the…

  10. Katy Perry's 'PRISM' Hits 1 Million Sold

    January 10, 2014 7:46 PM EST Katy Perry has officially scored three million-selling albums. Her newest effort, "PRISM," passed the 1 million sales mark this week, according to data from Nielsen SoundScan. The album sold 51,000 copies last week, bringing its cumulative tally to 1,020,000 in 11 weeks on sale.…

  11. Pitbull, Ke$ha Take 'Timber' to Top of Hot 100

    January 08, 2014 1:27 PM EST The collaboration dethrones Eminem and Rihanna's 'The Monster' after a four-week reign. Plus, Katy Perry gallops into the top 10 with 'Dark Horse,' featuring Juicy J After a four-week wait at No. 2, Pitbull and Ke$ha climb to the top of the Billboard Hot 100…

  12. Pitbull & Ke$ha's 'Timber' Lands First U.K. No. 1 for 2014

    January 06, 2014 3:09 AM EST   “Timber” (Mr.305/Polo Grounds/J/Sony) by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha debuted atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 5) to become the market’s first No. 1 single of 2014. Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon” (Polydor/Universal) climbed 6-1 to top the album bestsellers for the first time, in its…

  13. Phillip Phillips Artist Jukebox: Watch Him Share His Top 5 Songs of 2013

    December 04, 2013 1:05 PM EST With 2013 winding down, Phillip Phillips visited the Billboard studios and sat down with Billboard.com editor Tye Comer ( @MTye ) to discuss the huge year he's had, to listen to some of his music, and to share five songs that have been part of the soundtrack to his life in 2013, from…

  14. One Direction Scores Historic Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    December 04, 2013 10:12 AM EST One Direction's "Midnight Memories" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week with 546,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The act makes history as the first group to debut at No. 1 with its first three albums. "Midnight Memories"…

  15. Crayon Pop Brings Leg Wobbling & Silly Holiday Cheer on 'Lonely Christmas'

    December 03, 2013 10:39 PM EST After riding a viral wave to their first K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1, the K-pop girl group brings its fun antics for a holiday concept. Earlier this year, rookie K-pop group Crayon Pop found itself at No. 1 on the K-Pop Hot 100 following a viral response to the video for its fourth single "Bar…

  16. One Direction's 'Midnight Memories' Enjoys Huge Opening Week in U.K.

    December 02, 2013 1:09 AM EST One Direction have achieved the U.K.’s fastest-selling artist album of 2013 to date, and of their career, with an opening 237,000 sales for their third set “Midnight Memories” (Syco Music/Sony). Calvin Harris debuted atop the singles chart with “Under Control” (Columbia/Sony), featuring…

  17. Headhunterz & Krewella, 'United Kids of the World' Video: Watch First Here

    November 25, 2013 1:59 PM EST Sometimes art imitates life so closely it’s almost real. Such is the case in the video for “United Kids of the World,” the highly-anticipated collaboration between Headhunterz and Krewella that has become more than a track with two of the fastest rising stars of EDM but also an anti…

  18. A Tribe Called Quest Crushes 'Yeezus' Tour, in One of Their 'Final' Shows

    November 21, 2013 1:55 PM EST In August, ATCQ did our last show FOR Cali. It's only right we do our FINAL 2 joints where we started...NYC — QTip (@QtipTheAbstract) October 15, 2013 Roughly five weeks ago the most renowned member of A Tribe Called Quest, Q-Tip, shot that tweet out. He was referring to Wednesday night …

  19. Kanye West Slams President Obama, Says He Feels 'Used'

    November 19, 2013 5:24 AM EST Kanye West does not have good things to say about President Obama. During an interview with Hot1079Philly.com on Monday morning, the rapper went off on a clearly strained relationship with the POTUS, saying he felt "used" by Obama, who "used to come and visit me and my…

  20. Chart Highlights: Cage The Elephant Returns To No. 1 On Rock Airplay, Alternative Songs

    November 11, 2013 7:30 PM EST Cage the Elephant hits No. 1 on Rock Airplay and Alternative Songs, One Direction debuts on Pop Songs and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All…

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