1. 'Chillin' on the Road' with Brett Eldredge's Takeover Tuesday Playlist

    March 28, 2016 4:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to  Takeover Tuesday , where each week Billboard taps charting artists and mega taste-makers to compile their very own playlist exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free reign to base the list on whatever s ...

  2. Steve Grand Talks Surprise 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' Cover and Sexy New Video

    December 22, 2015 3:22 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Steve Grand delivered a last-minute Christmas gift on Monday (Dec. 21) with his new song and sexy video  -- a cover of Mariah Carey ’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” Grand -- whose debut album All American Boy bowed at No. 3 on ...

  3. Justin Bieber and Adele Continue to Dominate Australia's Sales Charts

    December 20, 2015 11:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber and Adele are still in charge of the sales charts Down Under.  Bieber’s “Love Yourself” (Def Jam/Universal) has staved off the challenge of Adele’s four-times platinum “Hello” (XL/Remote Control) to begin a second week at the summit of ...

  4. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Christmas' Is Now Michael Buble's Biggest-Selling Album

    December 17, 2015 8:46 PM EST 0 0 0 On the most recent Billboard 200 chart (dated Dec. 26), Adele’s 25 held firm for a third straight week at No. 1 , while Coldplay’s new A Head Full of Dreams debuted in the No. 2 slot. Also starting in the top 10: G-Eazy, Rick Ross and Troye Sivan. T ...

  5. Justin Bieber Lands Second No. 1 Down Under, Adele's '25' Continues Hot Streak

    December 16, 2015 12:33 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber has scored his second chart-topper Down Under while Adele’s 25 (XL/Remote Control) secures a third week atop Australia's albums chart.  Bieber’s “Love Yourself” (Def Jam/Universal) climbs 2-1 in its fourth week on the ARIA Singles ...

  6. Canada's Chart Invasion: 'It's an Attitude. Quiet, But Strong'

    October 30, 2015 11:05 AM EDT 1.55 k 358 33 Brit Adele may take the Hot 100's top spot next week, but Canada's presence remains felt, thanks to The Weeknd, Justin Bieber and, especially, an influential Drake. "Great Canadian acts have been around all along. It's ju ...

  7. Michael Buble On His Past Split with Emily Blunt: 'It Didn't End Because of Cheating'

    October 21, 2015 11:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Buble has opened up about his split with former partner Emily Blunt. And, no, cheating wasn’t a factor.  The Canadian crooner and English actress were an item for three years, but their relationship came to an end in 2008 with some observers ...

  8. Emily Blunt on Michael Buble Cheating Rumors: 'It's Complicated'

    October 01, 2015 5:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Emily Blunt and Michael Buble 's relationship ended way back in 2008 -- but that didn't stop Howard Stern from bringing it up during his interview with the actress this week. Watch Emily Blunt Give a 'No Diggity' Lap Dance to Ann ...

  9. Michael Buble Tries Out 'America's Got Talent' Trick -- And Gets the Buzzer: Exclusive Video

    July 21, 2015 3:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Guest judge Michael Buble  is getting into the act for Tuesday night’s (July 21) episode of America’s Got Talent . The Canadian superstar -- who was invited by judge Heidi Klum to join the panel and participate in the second week of Judge Cuts -- is ...

  10. Michael Buble's Son Adorably Announces Family's Second Pregnancy

    July 06, 2015 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Buble 's son has an announcement to share: The Buble family is expecting! Buble posted an adorable video on Instagram of his 1-year-old son, Noah, touching his mother  Luisana Lopilato 's stomach as Buble asks him, "Who's ...

  11. Madonna's Longtime Publicist Liz Rosenberg to Retire

    June 24, 2015 1:42 AM EDT 2.183 k 159 26 The music business veteran also represents Stevie Nicks, Cher and Michael Buble. Liz Rosenberg, a music industry veteran who is best known to the masses as Madonna 's publicist, has announced her retirement. She broke the news to the N ...

  12. Lady Gaga Sings Linda Perry, Stephen Colbert Honors Toby Keith, Zac Brown Fetes the Grateful Dead At Songwriters Hall Of Fame Ceremony

    June 19, 2015 5:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the men’s room of New York's Marriott Marquis hotel just before the start of the 46th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony, one man said, “Anyone know any jokes?” Another replied, “I got a check from Pandora for $1.89 -- for six million ...

  13. Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees Cyndi Lauper, Nate Ruess & More Share Stories Behind Their Hits

    June 15, 2015 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to star power, few music industry events can match the annual Songwriters Hall of Fame gala in New York. Held in a more intimate setting than the Grammys -- the June 18 event takes place once again in a ballroom at the New York Marriot ...

  14. Adele's '21' is the U.K.'s Best-Seller of the Decade

    June 11, 2015 3:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 It’s official: Adele’s 21 is the biggest-selling album of the decade to date in the U.K.  The British singer’s all-conquering sophomore set has sold more than 4.75 million copies in her homeland to hold-off a challenge  for top honors  from homegrow ...

  15. 'There's a Buzz in This City:' How Toronto Fuels Talent, From Drake To Deadmau5 to Shawn Mendes

    April 30, 2015 3:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Major players in the city explain what makes the scene, which claims 80 percent of the music capital in the country, so special. As Canadian Music Week opens in Toronto (May 1-10), it draws the spotlight to a city that its boosters say ranks second- ...

  16. Michael Buble Apologizes After Instagram Backlash: 'Women Are to Be Celebrated'

    April 17, 2015 4:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Buble has issued an apology following the controversy surrounding an Instagram photo he posted several days ago. The photo in question featured the singer standing in front of a woman wearing very short shorts. She has her back to the camera ...

  17. Michael Buble Accused of Body Shaming After Posting Photo of Woman's Butt on Instagram

    April 17, 2015 1:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the days since Michael Buble posted a certain photo of a woman's butt on Instagram, some fans have accused the singer of body shaming her. The photo was originally posted to his social media account on Apr. 13. It featured the singer standin ...

  18. Rewinding the Charts: In 1967, Frank & Nancy Sinatra Shared a No. 1

    April 15, 2015 8:05 AM EDT years ago, the pair became the only father-daughter duo to top the Hot 100 with what DJs dubbed 'the incest song.' "HEADED RIGHT FOR THE NO. 1 spot on the Hot 100," read Billboard 's review of Nancy and Frank Sinatra' ...

  19. Taylor Swift Tops Billboard Artist 100 for 20th Week, Rihanna Zooms Toward Top 10

    April 02, 2015 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Swift rebounds 2-1, dethroning last week's new leader, Kendrick Lamar. Plus, Rihanna reaches a new peak just outside the top 10. Taylor Swift rebounds 2-1 for her record-extending 20th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 (dated April 11). ...

  20. Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly' Lands At No. 1 in U.K.

    March 23, 2015 4:26 AM EDT Rapper Kendrick Lamar has scored his first U.K. No. 1 album, after To Pimp A Butterfly  (Aftermath/Interscope/Universal) finished the week just ahead of Sam Smith’s In The Lonely Hour  (Capitol/Universal). Lay Me Dow n (Capitol/Universal/ Columbi ...

  21. Adele's '21' is the U.K.'s Best-Seller of the Millennium

    March 19, 2015 1:20 AM EDT 24.139 k 235 69 Adele's 21 is the U.K.'s best-selling artist album of the millennium so far, with sales edging towards 5 million, a new survey reveals. The British singer-songwriter's sophomore album has outpaced Amy Winehouse's Back t ...

  22. Michael Buble's Milestone O2 Shows Lead Hot Tours

    January 29, 2015 7:44 PM EST Michael Buble grabs the top ranking on the weekly tally of Hot Tours (see list, below) with box office sales reported from the final stop on his To Be Loved tour's third and final trek through Europe. London's O2 arena hosted the tour on ...

  23. Father Ray Kelly Talks YouTube Stardom & Balancing the Priesthood With Music

    January 16, 2015 11:41 AM EST Last April, a video surfaced on YouTube of an unassuming Catholic priest singing Leonard Cohen 's tragic classic "Hallelujah" at a wedding ceremony (good thing the lyrics were changed). Father Ray Kelly renders the song in near pitc ...

  24. Live Music's $20 Billion Year: Rolling Stones, One Direction, Live Nation Top Boxscore's Year-End

    December 12, 2014 2:31 PM EST Attendance is down, but spectacular ticket sales by One Direction, The Rolling Stones and Justin Timberlake, plus a series of blockbuster stadium shows, propelled the North American concert industry to a record 2014. Boy band One Direction and for ...

  25. Taylor Swift's '1989' Spends Fifth Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    December 10, 2014 11:10 AM EST 72.052 k 3.851 k 151 0 Taylor Swift's 1989 holds steady at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a fifth non-consecutive week. Swift has now spent a cumulative total of 29 weeks at No. 1 with her four chart-topping albums. Among women, only Whi ...

  26. Idina Menzel & Michael Buble Top AC With 'Baby It's Cold Outside'

    December 09, 2014 7:05 AM EST Their duet becomes the format's latest holiday leader. Idina Menzel and Michael Buble's duet-slash-accurate weather report (depending on where you're reading this), "Baby It's Cold Outside," rises 2-1 on Billboard � ...

  27. Chart Highlights: Maddie & Tae, Girls in a No. 1 Country Song

    December 08, 2014 5:15 PM EST The duo is just the second female twosome to reign with a debut single. Plus, new No. 1s for Idina Menzel & Michael Buble, Zhu, Big Sean and more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find ou ...

  28. Pentatonix Tops Holiday Songs & Albums Charts

    December 04, 2014 3:04 PM EST The vocal group is the first act to top both seasonal tallies simultaneously. We're making a list and checking it twice. Wait: we make lots of lists! (Approximately 250 a week.) But for a few weeks each year, we add our stable of holiday char ...

  29. Pentatonix Hits Top Three on Billboard 200, Nickelback Debuts in Top 10

    November 26, 2014 11:01 AM EST As earlier reported , One Direction's Four debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 387,000 copies in the week ending Nov. 23, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the second-largest debut sales week of 2014 (after Taylo ...

  30. What's The Most Common Hot 100 Song Title? (Updated)

    November 21, 2014 10:55 AM EST Last year, Alabama Shakes debuted on the Hot 100 with the latest entry titled 'Hold On.' Is that still the most common song title in the chart's more than five-decade history? Hold on a second. Or third. Or fourth ... In March 20 ...

  31. Taylor Swift No. 1, Pentatonix Jingles Up Artist 100

    November 20, 2014 4:35 PM EST Swift stays atop the tally, while the vocal act surges thanks to its hit holiday album. No surprise here: Taylor Swift tallies a record-extending fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart. The Artist 100 provides the first weekly ra ...

  32. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5 Moves To No. 1 on Pop Songs With 'Animals'

    November 17, 2014 4:57 PM EST The group extends its record for the most leaders among groups. Plus, Idina Menzel's AC debut signals the start of the holidays. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs ...

  33. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Jerry Lee Lewis Returns

    November 07, 2014 5:45 PM EST Also: Ryan Adams' four-song 7-inch vinyl EP debuts. On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Taylor Swift dominated the tally, as her new 1989 album crashed in at No. 1. It sold 1.287 million copies in the week ending Nov. 2, according t ...

  34. Australia's Live Performance Industry Worth $2.5B (Report)

    June 22, 2014 11:33 PM EDT Australia’s hyper-competitive live performance industry generated some Australian $2.55 billion ($2.35 billion) in 2012, and it's apparently growing. The headline figure is published in just the second-ever study into the economic " Size ...

  35. Don Henley Slams 'Arrogant' Frank Ocean for Using 'Hotel' Music

    June 04, 2014 3:46 PM EDT Don Henley is having a "Hey kids, get off-a my lawn!" moment. In a new interview, the Eagles frontman tweaks R&B singer Frank Ocean and indie band Okkervil River for using master tracks or covering two of his songs in recent years wi ...

  36. Cher Claims Top Spot on Hot Tours with $15.5M in Revenue

    May 29, 2014 5:01 PM EDT Cher takes her Dressed to Kill tour to No. 1 on the weekly ranking of Hot Tours with more than $15.5 million in revenue reported from the legendary entertainer’s ongoing North American trek. Sold out performances from April 23 through May 17 are i ...

  37. Bruce Springsteen's 2014 High Hopes Closes, Tops Hot Tours with $14.3M

    May 22, 2014 2:54 PM EDT Bruce Springsteen has wrapped his 2014 High Hopes tour that included performances in 25 cities worldwide during a four-month span. Ticket sales totaling $14.3 million from the final nine markets give the legendary rocker this week’s No. 1 Hot Tour ...

  38. Michael Bublé Knocks Out Tooth, Shares Snap on Instagram

    May 19, 2014 4:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Bublé’s tour of Australia has taken an unexpected swing with the crooner knocking a tooth out during a show. The Canadian artist underwent emergency dental surgery after taking a blow to his gnashers during a concert Friday night at Sydney’s ...

  39. Mother's Day Lifts U.S. Album Sales For Second Week in a Row

    May 16, 2014 8:18 PM EDT Thanks to Mother's Day (May 11), album sales are up for a second week in a row for the first time since the week ending Dec. 22, 2013. Mother's Day gifting helped spur a 5 percent gain in sales in the week ending May 11 (4.6 million), wh ...

  40. 'Frozen's 11th Week at No. 1 with Biggest Sales Yet

    April 23, 2014 11:00 AM EDT The soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen," fueled by Easter shopping, earns its biggest sales week yet and 11th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.   The album sold 259,000 copies in the week ending April 20, according to Nielsen SoundS ...

  41. Arcade Fire Up for Six Juno Awards: Nominees List

    February 04, 2014 8:16 PM EST Canadian indie rock heroes Arcade Fire on Tuesday snagged a field-leading six nominations for the Junos, Canada's top music awards. Crooner Michael Bublé and Serena Ryder are each up for five noms, while Céline Dion, Drake, Hedley, and Tegan ...

  42. Arcade Fire Up for Six Juno Awards: Nominees List

    February 04, 2014 4:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Michael Bublé, Serena Ryder, Céline Dion, Drake among other top nominees Canadian indie rock heroes Arcade Fire on Tuesday snagged a field-leading six nominations for the Junos, Canada's top music awards. Crooner Michael Bublé and Serena Ryder ...

  43. One Direction Named Most Popular Recording Artist for 2013

    January 30, 2014 11:13 PM EST They’ve already chalked-up “U.S. chart-toppers,” “box-office sensations” and “touring juggernauts.” One Direction can also add “most popular artist in the world” to their list of achievements for 2013. The British-Irish pop band nudged out Eminem ...

  44. One Direction Named Most Popular Recording Artist for 2013

    January 30, 2014 11:13 PM EST 0 0 0 They’ve already chalked-up “U.S. chart-toppers,” “box-office sensations” and “touring juggernauts.” One Direction can also add “most popular artist in the world” to their list of achievements for 2013. The British-Irish pop band nudged out Eminem an ...

  45. Canada’s Digital Music Sales Rise in 2013 Unlike the U.S.; Eminem, Robin Thicke Among Top Selling Artists

    January 10, 2014 4:37 PM EST Digital music sales for 2013 were up in Canada from the previous year, according to a year-end report released today by Nielsen SoundScan. Digital album sales rose 9% from 2012, moving 11.4 million units from 10.5 million, while digital track sale ...

  46. Pink, Katy Perry Lead Australia’s Year-End Record Charts

    January 07, 2014 8:00 AM EST Pink’s lusty hit “The Trust About Love” (RCA/Sony) has topped Australia’s year-end albums chart for the second successive year, while Katy Perry’s “Roar” (Capitol/EMI) finished 2013 as the year’s best-selling single Down Under. Pink is the only ar ...

  47. U.K. 2013 Albums Sales Drop As Streaming, Singles Spike

    January 02, 2014 5:37 AM EST Robin Thicke’s "Blurred Lines," featuring TI and Pharrell Williams, and Daft Punk’s "Get Lucky," featuring Nile Rodgers and Williams, were the biggest-selling singles of 2013 in Britain. Overall singles sales for the year in t ...

  48. Pharrell Williams, Robbie Williams Lead Final U.K. Sales Charts For 2013

    December 30, 2013 7:12 AM EST Pharrell Williams claimed the final U.K. No. 1 single of 2013 on Sunday (Dec. 29) as “Happy” (Back Lot) moved 2-1. Robbie Williams’ “Swings Both Ways” (Universal Island) started another week as the best-selling artist album, while “Now! That’s Wh ...

  49. Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' Tops Final U.K. Singles Chart For 2013

    December 30, 2013 7:04 AM EST Pharrell Williams claimed the final U.K. No. 1 single of 2013 on Sunday (Dec. 29) as “Happy” (Back Lot) moved 2-1. Robbie Williams’ “Swings Both Ways” (Universal Island) started another week as the best-selling artist album, while “Now! That’s Wha ...

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