Drake blasts in at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (dated Feb. 20), taking the top spot with his latest release, “Summer Sixteen.” (The new chart will appear on Billboard’s websites on Feb. 9.) The rapper replaces himself at No. 1 a week after his chart-topping debut as the featured artist on Rihanna’s “Work,” which falls one spot to No. 2. He becomes only the third act to earn two crowning entrances on the chart, following Rihanna and The Notorious B.I.G.
Peter Cetera's on-again, off-again involvement in Chicago's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction is now back in the off position, effectively turning the band into this year's version of Kiss, Guns N' Roses and other inductees plagued with personal (and personnel) drama.
Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monae and Babyface round out the list of confirmed performers for 2016's Jazz in the Gardens festival, March 18-20 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Additional performers include Usher, Michael McDonald, Kool & the Gang.
Beyonce's quick appearance during Coldplay's Super Bowl halftime show found many fans, but one person was decidedly not impressed -- and had a lot to say about it.Beyonce's quick appearance during Coldplay's Super Bowl halftime show found many fans, but one person was decidedly not impressed -- and had a lot to say about it.
Free Basics, the program developed by Facebook which seeks to provide emerging markets with a stripped-down, but free, way to access the web, has been shut down following an order by India’s Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRAI).
Since forming in 2008, Merlin has licensed key digital services including SoundCloud, YouTube Red, Spotify, Pandora, Deezer and Vevo, as well as reached a number of high value copyright infringement settlements on behalf of its members with Limewire, XM Satellite Radio and Grooveshark.