As previously reported, Post Malone's "Rockstar," featuring 21 Savage, tallies a fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Nov. 25). Who else makes notable Hot 100 chart moves this week?
When Taylor Swift’s 'Reputation' hit shelves last week, it marked the star’s furthest departure yet from the country sounds of her adopted hometown of Nashville -- yet the city is still cheering her on.
When assembling a list of global music business hubs, you might not think of Mexico City, a market that regularly loses tens of billions of pesos to piracy every year. But as streaming cements itself even further as the dominant means of music consumption, Mexico City is evolving into a force that cannot be ignored -- and Spotify has the proof.
First-week sales of 84,000 give Taylor Swift her third consecutive U.K. No. 1 album with Reputation (EMI/Universal), as Camila Cabello's "Havana" (Epic/Syco/Sony), featuring Young Thug, lands a third week atop the singles chart.
On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Josh Groban's "Noel" and Michael Bublé's "Christmas" return to the tally, Chris Stapleton's "From A Room: Volume 1" surges following the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs), and Grace VanderWaal, Bob Dylan and Shawn Mendes debut.
As the political winds shift from pro-tech policies to ones that are aimed at holding the likes of Google and Facebook accountable, the music industry could benefit in its larger battle for copyright reform and transparency in its dealings with Silicon Valley.