With SFX's stock recently downgraded and its top executives' pay altered, the financially shaky EDM promoter has now announced it is canceling the One Tribe festival outside Los Angeles as a result of poor ticket sales.
The latest viral dance craze, @iHeartMemphis’ “Hit The Quan” took only four weeks to reach the top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. It climbs 15-8 (chart dated Sept. 12), with airplay, digital sales, and streaming numbers up across the board. Over on the Billboard Hot 100, it bounds 41-23 in its second charting week.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis return to Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs following the Aug. 27 release of their latest single, “Downtown,” featuring Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz. The track is the highest debut of the week, arriving at No. 30 (on the chart dated Sept. 12) with only two days of sales and streaming data powering its bow and four days of airplay activity. It likewise enters the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 97.
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias’ “El Perdon” is the undisputed Latin song of the summer, and now claims the title of being the second-longest running No. 1 in the 29-year history of the chart, spending a 26th consecutive week at No. 1.
Cobbs' sophomore album, "One Place Live," opens atop Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart, while Rend Collective's "As Family We Go" begins at No. 1 on Top Christian Albums. Plus, Plumb posts her third Christian Airplay top 10.
Music streaming and how the touring industry capitalize on one of those most impactful consumer shifts in music since the advent of the CD will be the topic of a session at the 12th annual Billboard Touring Conference.