1. Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' & 4 Other Songs That Added Writers After Release

    March 21, 2017 9:07 PM EDT The Chainsmokers, Miguel, Sam Smith and Mark Ronson have all added attributions on their tracks. News came Tuesday (March 21) that Ed Sheeran added the writers of TLC 's "No Scrubs" to the credits of his current Billboard Hot 100 No. ...

  2. Irving Azoff, Jeffrey Azoff & Brandon Creed -- Managers for Eagles, Harry Styles & Mark Ronson -- Merge Firms

    March 03, 2017 8:30 PM EST 0 0 0 The combined roster, which also includes Gwen Stefani, Meghan Trainor & Sara Bareilles, will operate as Full Stop Management. Veteran music manager  Irving Azoff , his son  Jeffrey Azoff and Brandon Creed of The Creed Company have merged their f ...

  3. What Is 'Mark Ronson Vs. Kevin Parker' All About on 2017 Governors Ball Lineup?

    January 04, 2017 7:35 PM EST 0 0 5 A day after the arrival of the Coachella lineup , Wednesday’s (Jan. 4) unveiling of the 2017 Governors Ball artists came with the usual hot takes and head-scratching. Tool ’s top billing raised eyebrows, Lorde’s return to the festival fray was appla ...

  4. Vevo Begins Its Long-Brewing Transformation, Releases 'Ones to Watch' 2017

    November 29, 2016 10:28 AM EST 0 0 0 Just under a year ago, Vevo announced that Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the platform's most-viewed video of the year, followed by Taylor Swift (who appeared on the top-ten list three times), Adele and Sia , among others. Major ...

  5. Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Sued by Funk Band Collage Over 'Uptown Funk'

    October 29, 2016 10:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 “Uptown Funk” collaborators Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars are being sued for alleged copyright infringement, according to TMZ . Collage, a funk band that released music in the early 1980s, filed the complaint. The group claims “Uptown Funk” and its own ...

  6. Lady Gaga Dives Into the Crowd & Pleads With America to 'Come Together' at Final Dive Bar Tour Stop in L.A.

    October 28, 2016 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's not often you get to see the artist with the presumptive No. 1 album in the country in a room of 250 people crowd-surfing and showering fans (and herself) with beer, but Lady Gaga 's Dive Bar Tour made that fever dream a reality Thurs ...

  7. Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars' 'Uptown Funk' Certified Diamond by RIAA

    October 18, 2016 7:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 The duo are only the 10th act in history to receive the honor. Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars ' "Uptown Funk" has achieved diamond certification, the RIAA announced on Tuesday (Oct. 18).  [readmore:7542013] The award makes the duo only th ...

  8. Lady Gaga Performs New Music, Rocks Out as 'Dive Bar Tour' Kicks Off

    October 05, 2016 10:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga gave her Little Monsters a million reasons to tune in to the start of her Dive Bar Tour : new music.  Gaga had promised a performance of the new song "Million Reasons" and a taste of others lifted from her forthcoming album Joann ...

  9. Lady Gaga's 'Perfect Illusion' Back to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    September 15, 2016 6:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sia scores the week’s highest debut, Beyonce claims another top 10, plus moves by The Black Eyed Peas & Kings of Leon.   Lady Gaga returns to the throne of the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart as “Perfect Illusion” rebounds 5-1 on the Sept. ...

  10. Lady Gaga's 'Perfect Illusion' Powers Back to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    September 09, 2016 2:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mother Monster is back -- and she’s rocketed to the top of the Trending 140. Lady Gaga ’s “Perfect Illusion” blasted back to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart after the singer-songwriter premiered the song on radio statio ...

  11. The Longest-Leading Hot 100 No. 1s

    July 19, 2016 11:05 AM EDT Just 3 percent of all Hot 100 No. 1s have led for 10 weeks or more. From Debby Boone's "You Light Up My Life" in 1977 to now The Chainsmokers' "Closer," featuring Halsey, a relatively select few smashes have led the ...

  12. How Classical Music & French New Wave Inspired Lindstrøm's 'Windings' EP

    July 15, 2016 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 A few years ago, the Norwegian producer Lindstrøm – mostly known for dance tunes – faced what might be considered a crisis for a musician: he stopped liking music. "It started with club music," he tells Billboard. "Then I was getting ...

  13. Nick Jonas' Stylist Dishes on How Late French Legend Serge Gainsbourg Is Influencing Today's Male Artists

    June 13, 2016 5:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 "His style did not shout -- it whispered," says Nick Jonas ' stylist Avo Yermagyan, who explains how late French icon Serge Gainsbourg's "discreet elegance" is surfacing in male artists today -- from Wiz Khalifa 's ...

  14. Ed Sheeran Named Most Played Artist in U.K. for 2015

    June 03, 2016 3:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ed Sheeran was the most played artist in the U.K. last year while  Mark Ronson’s  "Uptown Funk" was the market's most ubiquitous hit, according to a new study which measures airplay across radio and TV and public performance.  Sheeran ...

  15. Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman' Leads Tight Race for U.K. No. 1

    May 24, 2016 3:17 AM EDT 5.152 k 0 3 Ariana Grande is battling it out with Richard Ashcroft in a tight race for the U.K. albums chart crown. Grande’s third album Dangerous Woman  (Republic) is at No. 1 on the midweek chart, just 100 sales ahead of Ashcroft’s These People ( Righte ...

  16. Grammys Boost Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar & Demi Lovato on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    February 24, 2016 7:47 PM EST 0 0 0 As expected, the 58th annual Grammy Awards became a social affair, with the Feb. 15 ceremony fueling Twitter activity. The broadcast sparked 7.8 million tweets, according to the social media network, and the enormous volume triggers multiple re-entr ...

  17. New Meghan Trainor Album on the Way, 1D's Louis Tomlinson Talks Fatherhood & More Inside Scoop

    February 19, 2016 1:38 PM EST 0 0 0 More Meghan On The Way?  A second LP by best new artist winner Meghan Trainor   is tentatively due in May, say sources. One song, likely to be called “No,” has the makings of an “All About That Ba ss” sequel, with the lyrics “My name is ‘no’/My n um ...

  18. Grammys Power Adele, Taylor Swift to Top Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    February 16, 2016 12:57 AM EST 0 0 0 Country champs Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town also scored big gains. Despite not being up for any Grammys this year, Adele  scored a social media victory as her song “All I Ask” hit No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart ...

  19. Mark Ronson: The 2016 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala

    Mark Ronson: The 2016 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala

    February 15, 2016 3:51 AM EST 0 0 0 Mark Ronson: The 2016 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala music , beverly hilton , 2016 , Billboard , arrivals , party , bruno mars , Grammys , Gala , interview Videos Mark Ronson Clive Davis Brightcove ...

  20. All Grammy Record of the Year Winners, Ranked: Critics' Picks

    February 12, 2016 4:57 PM EST 0 0 0 The best of the best. How do you play favorites with the musical performances already considered the nearest to perfection by the industry with each passing year? It’s a tall order, no doubt, but it’s certainly an intriguing concept. Our completely ...

  21. Super Bowl Keeps Beyonce's 'Formation' at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    February 07, 2016 10:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce crushed the Super Bowl halftime show, and the Twitterverse as well. “Formation,” which the superstar dropped on Saturday ahead of the big game, remained at No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart after the halftime perf ...

  22. Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson Perform 'Uptown Funk!' at Super Bowl 50

    Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson Perform 'Uptown Funk!' at Super Bowl 50

    February 07, 2016 8:48 PM EST 1 0 0 Mars and Ronson perform their hit song at the Super Bowl. Videos Bruno Mars Mark Ronson Brightcove ...

  23. 2016 Grammys Poll: Vote for Who You Think Will Win Album of the Year, Best New Artist & More

    January 21, 2016 3:25 PM EST 0 0 0 With a little less than a month to go until the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, it’s time to start making predictions on who will win Grammy gold come Feb. 15.  Pandora Predicts Grammy Winners: The Weeknd, Chris Stapleton Expected to Win Big Will record ...

  24. Justin Bieber, Adele Extend Reign Over Australia's Charts

    January 11, 2016 12:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber and Adele continue to rule Australia’s sales charts. Bieber’s "Love Yourself" (Def Jam/Universal) notches its fifth week at No. 1 on the ARIA Singles Chart  to overtake "What Do You Mean" as the Canadian singer' ...

  25. Every Song to Stay at No. 1 on Hot 100 for 10 or More Weeks

    January 07, 2016 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Adele's "Hello" is just the 31st of 1,048 total Hot 100 leaders to reign for double-digit weeks. Adele broke records at the end of 2015 with the release of her album 25 . Now, to kick off the new year, her smash song "Hello" ...

  26. Adele's '25' Rules as Nielsen Music's Top Album of 2015 in U.S.

    January 05, 2016 11:04 PM EST 4.791 k 0 83 Total album units and streams rise, sales continue to fall… while vinyl album sales are red-hot. Adele’s 25 triumphs as 2015’s most popular album in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music, as the data company reports that the title earned 8.01 ...

  27. Grammys 2016 Preview: Inside 'Uptown Funk!,' 'Blank Space' and the Record of the Year-Nominated Songs

    January 05, 2016 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 There's more than a touch of soul in each nominee for this category, which includes some of the year's most indelible songs "Really Love" D'Angelo & The V anguard ​Producer D'Angelo Engineers/Mixers  Russell Elevado ...

  28. Mark Ronson's 'Uptown Funk' Tops U.K.'s 2015 Year-End Chart

    January 05, 2016 3:43 AM EST 0 0 0 It’s official: Mark Ronson’s retro blockbuster "Uptown Funk" was the top track in the U.K. last year. The song, which features Bruno Mars , spent seven weeks at No. 1 and chalked up combined sales and streams of 1.76 million to finish 2015 ...

  29. Selena Gomez's 'Hands' Rockets Into Top Five on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    December 29, 2015 6:41 PM EST 0 0 0 The pop star's latest single zooms into the chart's upper region, while Adele ties a chart record! Selena Gomez 's "Hands to Myself" blasts into the top five on the  Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart dated Jan. 9. The sul ...

  30. Michelle Obama Joins the President as a Billboard Charting Artist

    December 17, 2015 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 The First Lady's comedy hip-hop clip debuts, while her reveal about the President's music taste sparks a social flurry. Michelle Obama: First Lady, lawyer…charting rapper? The First Lady can add that new line to her resume as “Go To Colleg ...

  31. Watch Kevin Parker, Diplo, Mark Ronson and Courtney Barnett Act in All-Star 'Hottest 100' Trailer

    December 10, 2015 12:05 AM EST Kevin Parker , Vance Joy , Mark Ronson , Flume and Courtney Barnett   join an all-star cast for a mini-movie romp shared by Triple J to launch its "Hottest 100" poll.  The “trailer” follows a pair of crime fighters (played by the Austral ...

  32. The Year in Pop 2015: Taylor Swift, '1989' and 'Uptown Funk!' Rule as Top Artist, Album and Song

    December 09, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A thread of nostalgia weaves together the year’s biggest artist, album and song: Taylor Swift , her late-‘80s-pop retrofit  1989  and the soul throwback “Uptown Funk!” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars . The Year in Music 2015: See All the Billboa ...

  33. Ask Billboard: Missy Elliott's Career Album Sales

    November 22, 2015 9:05 AM EST A look at sales of her albums, as she readies her return to the Hot 100's top 40. Plus, more about Adele's 'Hello.' As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . ...

  34. Meghan Trainor on Why 'Just Dance 2016' Made Her Cousins Finally Realize She's Famous

    October 20, 2015 8:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 "All About That Bass" is featured in the just-released edition of the game. Get your leg warmers and sweat bands ready, because Just Dance 2016 came out Tuesday (Oct. 20), and in addition to new technological updates, the game features a s ...

  35. Q3 SoundScan Report: Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars Dominate, Streaming Surges

    October 08, 2015 11:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the decline in music sales slowing and streaming coming on strong, 2015 might be remembered as the year when the industry finally began its return to growth. During the first three quarters of 2015*, album sales plus TEA (track-equivalent album ...

  36. Author-Turned-Lyricist Michael Chabon Signs With Universal Music Publishing Group

    October 06, 2015 3:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Pulitzer winner is only beginning his musical journey, according to his new publishing company. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon has signed a worldwide music publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group to further his burgeo ...

  37. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Ellie Goulding, Demi Lovato & Beyonce Highlight Diva Debuts

    October 01, 2015 10:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 Goulding's 'On My Mind' launches at No. 22, leading a parade of new entries. Plus, moves for Shawn Mendes, Mark Ronson, Calvin Harris & Keith Urban. As previously reported, The Weeknd remains at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dat ...

  38. Outside Lands 2015 Day 2 Highlights: Angus & Julia Stone, Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, the Black Keys and More

    August 09, 2015 10:36 PM EDT More than 70,000 people returned to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Saturday (Aug. 8) for day two of the Outside Lands Music and Arts festival. The evening's lineup presented a skew of performance conflicts with an overabundance of th ...

  39. Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson's 'Uptown Funk' Goes Blockbuster: Watch 280 Movies 'Cover' the Hit

    August 03, 2015 8:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 YouTube user DonDraperSaysWhat may have crafted a music video for "Uptown Funk" that rivals the dance moves of Bruno Mars in his hit tune with producer  Mark Ronson . DonDraperSaysWhat spent three months carefully piecing together 280 movi ...

  40. CeeLo Green Calls His Rape Tweets 'Highly Irresponsible'

    August 03, 2015 4:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 CeeLo Green gave his first interview to the U.K.'s Sunday Times following offensive comments he made on Twitter last year about a court case in which he was accused of spiking a woman's drink with ecstasy and sexually assaulting her. The f ...

  41. Michael Chabon and Other Renowned Writers Moonlighting in Music

    July 27, 2015 12:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Meet the lit pack: acclaimed authors making the most of their musical talents. David Hajdu ​ Music critic David Hadju. Jon Moskowitz Who: Music critic for The Nation and author of Lush Life and other books. Big gig: Waiting for the Angel , out Aug. ...

  42. Tame Impala's Kevin Parker Is Ready to Jump From Reclusive Studio Whiz to Global Alt-Rock God

    July 23, 2015 3:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Enjoying a refreshing Moscow mule on a sunny afternoon on Manhattan's Randall's Island, Kevin Parker, the one-man creative force behind Australian psychedelic rock project Tame Impala , fiddles with the wooden mala prayer beads wrapped aro ...

  43. Duran Duran Producer Mark Ronson Dishes on the Band's 5 Ultimate Deep Cuts

    July 20, 2015 3:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 'Uptown Funk' producer talks about the best Duran Duran songs you probably aren't listening to. “The Chauffeur” Rio , 1982 “This has some of the coolest, eeriest synth programming of any pop song ever. The effort that went into ma ...

  44. Duran Duran, Nile Rodgers & Mark Ronson Team Up to Take the 'Pressure Off': Behind-the-Scenes Video

    July 17, 2015 1:15 PM EDT 2.677 k 147 18 Back in 1983,  Nile Rodgers  remixed  Duran Duran 's "The Reflex" and gave the British boys one of their biggest hits. Thirty-two years and several successful collaboration later,  Mark Ronson  decided it was time to get the ...

  45. Billboard Cover: Duran Duran on Pushing the Pop Envelope, Staying Power and Why Harry Styles Is a 'Good Chap'

    July 17, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On a boiling July day at a photo studio in South West London, 56-year-old Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon is in full flamboyant mode, mincing and strutting, sucking in his cheekbones and giving what might just be his best sex face. Around him, his ...

  46. Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart Read Taylor Swift Lyrics (And She Loves It): Watch

    July 16, 2015 7:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Best friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart could be the next big guests strutting down  Taylor Swift 's tour catwalk. She even gave the two a squad shout-out on Twitter: In the past week, both gentlemen have done separate dramatic re ...

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