The YouTube Music Awards

  1. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Jason Aldean's 'Boots' Album Hits 1 Million Sold

    July 31, 2015 9:34 PM EDT On the latest Billboard 200 chart ( dated Aug. 1 ), Future notched his first No. 1 album with the chart-topping arrival of DS2 . The rapper’s set moved 151,000 equivalent album units in the week ending July 23, according to Nielsen Music. Billboar ...

  2. Madonna Scores 46th No. 1 on Dance Club Songs Chart

    July 31, 2015 4:59 PM EDT Madonna 's back at No. 1 on the Dance Club Songs chart, as her latest single, "B**** I'm Madonna" rises 2-1 on the chart dated Aug. 15. It's the diva's 46th No. 1 on this chart, and extends her own record for the most ...

  3. Little Mix Score Their Longest-Running No. 1 on U.K. Charts With 'Black Magic'

    July 31, 2015 4:05 PM EDT The Chemical Brothers have landed their sixth U.K. chart-topping album. Born in the Echoes (Virgin EMI/Universal) went straight to No. 1 in Friday's new sales data from the Official Charts Company , while Little Mix started a third week atop ...

  4. Court Allows the Ray Charles Foundation to Challenge Termination Claims of Charles' Heirs

    July 31, 2015 4:00 PM EDT A panel of three judges for the U.S. District Court of Central California has decided to allow the Ray Charles Foundation -- the sole heir to Charles' estate following his death in 2004 -- to challenge a series of "terminations" ser ...

  5. Drake, Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj & Kehlani: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 60

    July 31, 2015 3:43 PM EDT Welcome back to Billboard 's weekly series Real-Time Rewind , which recaps the past week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts --  Trending 140  and  Emerging Artists  -- and the news that's driving the action. ...

  6. Lynn Anderson, Country Star Behind 'Rose Garden,' Dies at 67

    July 31, 2015 3:23 PM EDT Lynn Anderson -- one of country's most dominant female vocalists of the 1970s -- died Friday morning (July 31) in Nashville at the age of 67. According to her publicist Pam Lewis, the singer had recently been suffering from pneumonia. Anderso ...

  7. Army Docs Show Interest in 'American Idol,' 'X Factor': 'Good Possibility It Will Be a Ratings Hit'

    July 31, 2015 3:12 PM EDT It doesn’t exactly rise to the level of Edward Snowden ’s NSA leaks, but a new batch of Pentagon documents showing the military’s keen interest in Hollywood has still raised a few eyeballs. A recent FOIA request by SpyCulture.com ’s Tom Secker pro ...

  8. One Direction's 'Drag Me Down' Tops Trending 140 Chart

    July 31, 2015 2:22 PM EDT One Direction ’s surprise new single “Drag Me Down” entered at No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart earlier Friday (July 31), toppling 5 Seconds of Summer ’s “She’s Kinda Hot” from the chart’s penthouse. The Billboard + Tw ...

  9. Gene Simmons and Other Artists Share Memories of Hollywood's House of Blues, Shutting Its Doors (for Now)

    July 31, 2015 1:39 PM EDT Kevin Morrow, former booker -- "On opening night, the doors were an hour late. [Co-owner/actor] Dan Aykroyd was out front, dressed in a police outfit, directing traffic, waiting for Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg and all these guys t ...

  10. Executive Turntable: Moves at Ticketmaster, Cumulus & Music Choice; Big News at Big Deal Music

    July 31, 2015 1:30 PM EDT A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including BMG, Ticketmaster, Sony/ATV, SFX Entertainment and more. Carter Brokaw joined iHeartMedia as president of digital revenue strategy. Previously, Brokaw served as executive vp at Guardi ...

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