Zayn Malik has bowed at No. 1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with "Pillowtalk," his first solo release since he departed from One Direction last year, while Sia’s new album "This Is Acting" opens at the summit of the ARIA Albums Chart.
A 30-second commercial slot at the Super Bowl had a nearly $5 million price tag this year -- so absolutely no pressure on those ad agencies, right? Well, some ads definitely delivered (can we all live in a world where every dude is Ryan Reynolds?) while others dropped the ball (I really wish I'd never heard the word puppybabymonkey). So let's take a look at the 2016 winners and losers below.
Adele’s mega-successful '25' album has now sold 8 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. The set sold another 89,000 copies in the week ending Feb. 4, bringing its total sum to 8.03 million. '25' is just the sixth album released since 2001 to have sold 8 million copies.
Don't be fooled by the incredibly busy schedule that she's got. Jennifer Lopez is finding the time for more Shades of Blue. NBC announced Friday that it has renewed her rookie series for a second season.
The music sample sourcing service WhoSampled has announced a new integration with Spotify that will allow listeners to discover the inspirations and origins of songs through the digital streaming service.
The studio cast recording of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" rings the bell at No. 1 on the Cast Albums chart (and at No. 17 on Top Album Sales) with 10,000 copies sold in the week ending Jan. 28, according to Nielsen Music. The set, which was released Jan. 22 on Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records, also makes a striking debut at No. 47 on the overall Billboard 200 chart.
Jill Scott, Empire’s Jussie Smollett and Pharrell Williams claimed major wins at the 47th NAACP Image Awards' pre-show gala dinner on Thursday night. Held at the Pasadena Conference Center, the celebration feted winners in recorded music as well as 44 other categories.