Kate Bush, "50 Words for Snow"

Kate Bush Sets U.K. Chart Record

The revered English singer has two albums in the top 10 (The Whole Story at No. 6, Hounds of Love at No. 9), and a further six spread out in the top 40. All up, she has a staggering 11 albums in the top 50.

Rodriguez Lands Three Albums On Australian Sales Chart

The first Rodriguez album Cold Fact from 1969 is currently at No. 11, outpacing its previous chart peak of No. 23. Also on this week’s chart, the Searching for Sugar Man soundtrack is at No. 22 and his second and final studio album Coming From Reality (1971) is at No. 25.
Smokey Robinson for "Smokey & Friends"

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Smokey Robinson Scores Highest-Charting Album in 33 Years

On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Wiz Khalifa's Blacc Hollywood arrived at No. 1, giving the hip-hop star his first chart leader after two previous No. 2-peaking sets. Blacc Hollywood sold 90,000 copies in its first week (ending Aug. 24), according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was well ahead of the No. 2 title, the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack, which fell from the top slot.
L.A. Mayor Defends Plans for Jay Z's Made in America

L.A. Mayor Defends Plans for Jay Z's Made in America

The Made in America festival is coming to downtown Los Angeles, not as an inconvenience, but as a way to boost the local economy and create jobs for crew specializing in construction, lighting and sound, among dozens of additional professional tasks. So boasted L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti in a press conference held on Thursday, after which he participated in a tour of the Grant Park grounds and its two stages, which will welcome such acts as Imagine Dragons, John Mayer, Iggy Azalea, Kendrick Lamar, Weezer, Kanye West and curator Jay Z on Aug. 30 and 31.
Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley & Kem Set For Top 10 Debuts on Billboard 200

Country star Brad Paisley is set to collect his ninth top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as his new release, "Moonshine in the Trunk," is aiming for a high arrival on the chart. Industry sources forecast the new album, which was released on Aug. 25, may sell around 50,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 31.
Netflix-Comcast Battle Shows Net Neutrality Has Real Consequences

Netflix-Comcast Battle Shows Net Neutrality Has Real Consequences

The case of Netflix vs. Comcast is a lesson on the real-world implications of network neutrality. The term "network neutrality," a principle that all Internet data should be treated equally, has been more of an elusive concept than a well-defined issue in the music industry. It's discussed, but the threat is more hypothetical -- i.e. down the road -- than real.
Kwabs, 2014.

Emerging U.K. Artist Kwabs Talks Twitter, Music & More (Q&A)

With his unmistakable sound, Ghana-born, Camberwell (London)-based Kwabena Adjepong, better known as Kwabs, stood out on the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists Chart for the week of Aug. 30, where his track "Walk" debuted at No. 36.