1. Grenfell Tower Benefit Single Becomes Fastest-Selling U.K. Single of the Decade

    June 23, 2017 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Bridge Over Troubled Water" remake hits No. 1 on U.K. singles chart after just 40 hours of sales. The all-star, fundraising remake of Simon & Garfunkel 's “Bridge Over Troubled Water” (Syco Music/Sony), recorded in response to Lo ...

  2. Kendrick Lamar's 'The Heart Part 4' Tops Billboard + Twitter Trending 140

    March 24, 2017 1:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kendrick Lamar 's new song "The Heart Part 4," was released at 11 p.m. ET on Thursday (March 23), just hours after a  cryptic Instagram post  that sent the internet into a frenzy, and the track hit No. 1 on the  Billboard + Twitter Tr ...

  3. Lorde's Comeback Single 'Green Light' Tops Billboard + Twitter Trending 140

    March 02, 2017 5:22 PM EST 0 0 3 The song previews the New Zealand singer's album "Melodrama." Lorde 's new song "Green Light," released at 2 p.m. ET Thursday (March 3), debuted at No. 1 on the  Billboard + Twitter Trending 140  chart almost immediatel ...

  4. Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean & Migos Collab 'Slide' Tops Billboard + Twitter Trending 140

    February 24, 2017 12:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Calvin Harris ' latest single, "Slide," was released at midnight on Friday (Feb. 24) and hit the No. 1 spot on the  Billboard + Twitter Trending 140  within an hour. As of 11 a.m. ET, the song remains in the top spot. The track featur ...

  5. Eminem's 'Campaign Speech' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    October 19, 2016 3:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem is back with new music, and this time he’s weighing in on the 2016 presidential election. Eminem’s “Campaign Speech” rocketed to the top of the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart after premiering the song on YouTube at noon on W ...

  6. Bruno Mars' '24k Magic' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    October 07, 2016 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mars previews his first album since 2012 Four years after the release of his last album, Unorthodox Jukebox , Bruno Mars is back with "24k Magic," the first single from his follow-up LP (due Nov. 18), and the track quickly debuted at No. 1 ...

  7. Niall Horan's 'This Town' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    October 06, 2016 4:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Niall Horan storms in at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Oct. 22) with “This Town,” his first solo single. The cut, released on Neon Haze/Capitol Records, was released without prior notice on Sept. 29 to all digital distribu ...

  8. The Weeknd & Daft Punk's 'Starboy' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    September 29, 2016 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 2 Plus, Panic! at the Disco & Ariana Grande score two debuts each. The Weeknd blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Oct. 8) with “Starboy,” featuring Daft Punk . The song becomes Daft Punk’s first chart-topper on th ...

  9. Niall Horan's 'This Town' Debuts Atop the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    September 29, 2016 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 2 Another One Direction member has gone solo, and his debut single powered to the top of the Trending 140 chart. Niall Horan’s first single, “This Town,” hit No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart Thursday (Sept. 29) after relea ...

  10. Internet Memes Help 'Harambe' Songs Go Viral, Hit Charts

    September 22, 2016 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tracks from Young Thug, Rockie Gold & Dumbfoundead salute the late gorilla. It has been nearly four months since Harambe, the gorilla from the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, was shot and killed by zoo workers after a child fell in his encl ...

  11. Twenty One Pilots' 'Cancer' & Calvin Harris' 'My Way' Debut in Top 10 of Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    September 22, 2016 4:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, new arrivals from Tinashe & Shawn Mendes. Twenty One Pilots roll to a No. 5 debut on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Oct. 1) with “Cancer,” a cover of My Chemical Romance ’s 2006 song. The duo, Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun, co ...

  12. The Weeknd & Daft Punk's 'Starboy' Powers to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    September 22, 2016 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 3 The Weeknd is back with new music, and he’s recruited legendary French electronic duo Daft Punk , as “Starboy” launches to the top of the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart. The track was released late in the evening of Sept. 21 and is ...

  13. 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. ...

  14. Kanye West's 'Fade' Flies Into Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    September 09, 2016 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The rapper earns a top 10 debut, as does M.I.A. Plus, chart action from Ariana Grande & Zara Larsson. Kanye West rockets to his 12th top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Sept. 17) as “Fade” debuts at No. 6. The lofty arrival com ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Blink-182's 'Bored to Death' Returns to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    August 31, 2016 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The track returns to No. 1 after release of new Steve Aoki remix. Blink-182 ’s “Bored to Death” is back at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 real-time chart thanks to buzz generated by a remix by Steve Aoki . The song first reached No. 1 ...

  17. MTV VMAs: Ariana Grande, Kanye West Lead Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    August 29, 2016 1:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Beyonce and Rihanna's award wins spark top five showings for the superstars! Ariana Grande may not have scored a Moonman at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, but fans made sure she was a clear winner on the charts. The singer's " ...

  18. Amine, Big Gigantic & Eden: Emerging Artists of the Week

    August 26, 2016 9:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Fridays,  Billboard  presents Emerging Artists of the Week, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way upward on the  Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart. Amine , “Caroline” Portland rapper Amine’s breakout hit “Caroline” pa ...

  19. 'Harambe' Helps Young Thug Hit No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    August 26, 2016 2:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 The track is featured on the rapper’s 16th mixtape, which dropped on Aug. 26. Young Thug’s “Harambe” beats its chest all the way to No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 real-time chart on Friday (Aug. 26) following the release of the rapper ...

  20. Lady Gaga's 'Perfect Illusion' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    August 23, 2016 5:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica and Shawn Mendes bow at Nos. 2 and 3.   Lady Gaga ’s “Perfect Illusion” roars to a No. 1 debut on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Sept. 3) -- weeks before the song is due. She leads a debut-filled top three, as Metallica ’s ...

  21. G-Eazy Hits No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 With 'Calm Down'

    August 23, 2016 4:22 PM EDT 0 0 3 Its music video drew more than 100,000 global views in its first 12 hours of release. "Calm Down," the latest single from G-Eazy 's album When It's Dark Out , has topped the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 real-time chart follow ...

  22. Snakehips & Zayn Take No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart, Green Day & Britney Spears Debut in Top 10

    August 18, 2016 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Snakehips claims its first No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart as “Cruel,” featuring Zayn , re-enters the summit on the list dated Aug. 27. The renewal is powered by the Aug. 9 premiere of its music video, featuring Zayn in the throes ...

  23. Phantogram's 'Cruel World' Hits No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    August 17, 2016 8:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s the third charting track from the duo’s upcoming album “Three,” out Oct. 7. Electronic pop duo Phantogram is making waves this week as its new single “Cruel World” tops the  Billboard + Twitter Trending 140  real-time chart, shooting to No. 1 a ...

  24. Britney Spears' 'Private Show' Opens in Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    August 11, 2016 4:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Britney Spears grabs the top debut on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Aug. 20) as “Private Show” starts at No. 9 after its official release on Aug. 4. The superstar first teased the cut in ad for her perfume of the same name on July ...

  25. BTS, 5 Seconds of Summer & Major Lazer Make Waves on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    August 04, 2016 7:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Major Lazer ’s “Cold Water,” featuring Justin Bieber and MO , leaps 3-1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Aug. 13) following its first full week of release after its July 22 debut. Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks is a weekly ranking ...

  26. 'Drake's Dad' Boosts Arkells Up Twitter Charts

    August 04, 2016 5:16 PM EDT The band debuts at No. 13 on Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart with the song, which is about a chance meeting with, well, the rapper’s father. Canadian alternative band Arkells is breaking through on Billboard ’s Twitter charts with its ne ...

  27. LANY Tops Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists Chart With 'Yea, Babe, No Way'

    August 03, 2016 5:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Los Angeles-based trio reaches No. 1 on the heels of the song's music video. The alternative-electronic group LANY (pronounced Lay-nee) topped the real-time Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart with its new single “Yea, Babe, No Way” ...

  28. Major Lazer, Justin Bieber's 'Cold Water' Makes Splashy Debut on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    July 29, 2016 6:50 PM EDT 1.377 k 0 11 Major Lazer ’s “Cold Water,” featuring  Justin Bieber  and MØ, snags the highest debut on the  Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks  chart (dated Aug. 6), at No. 3.  Lazer  -- a trio of  Diplo ,  Jillionaire  and  Walshy  Fire -- released the cut o ...

  29. Katy Perry, Britney Spears Debut in Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    July 21, 2016 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry roars in at No. 2 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks (dated July 30) with "Rise," after its July 15 exclusive release on Apple Music and iTunes . The tune is blocked from the No. 1 position by Ariana Grande’s “Into You,” which ho ...

  30. Jay Z's 'Spiritual' Debuts on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart as Beyonce's 'Freedom' Rises

    July 14, 2016 6:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus Ariana Grande hits No. 1, while Shawn Mendes scores the week’s highest debut. Jay Z gains his second entry as a lead artist on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated July 23) with “Spiritual,” which debuts at No. 4. (The chart began in ...

  31. One Direction, Rihanna Nos. 1 & 2 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    July 08, 2016 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction 's "History" grabs a second nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated July 16), as the song races 43-1. Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks is a weekly ranking of the most shared and/or m ...

  32. Shawn Mendes & Fifth Harmony Score Big Debuts on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    June 09, 2016 5:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Pusha T earns his first top 10 with help from Jay Z. Shawn Mendes couldn’t have asked for a “better” start, as his “Treat You Better” blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart dated June 18. The arrival gives the singer hi ...

  33. All 9 Jackson Family Siblings Have Now Had Solo Hits on the Billboard Charts

    June 03, 2016 4:42 PM EDT 2.089 k 0 12 Tito's new single "Get It Baby" completes the family set. Tito Jackson joins his brothers and sisters like Michael and Janet, and scores his first solo hit on the Billboard charts with "Get It Baby." With the single&# ...

  34. Ariana Grande Scores First No. 1 Album in U.K.

    May 27, 2016 1:16 PM EDT 17.294 k 0 13 Ariana Grande 's Dangerous Woman (Republic/Universal) has become her first U.K. No. 1 album, while Drake is unshakeable at the top of the singles chart for a seventh straight week with “One Dance” (Cash Money/ Republic/Universal), featu ...

  35. PETA Tells Justin Bieber to Say 'Sorry' After Latest Big Cat Photo

    May 19, 2016 10:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber has again been criticized by PETA after the singer was photographed cuddling with a lion cub. Bieber was snapped playing with Alex the Lion before his homecoming Toronto concert Wednesday (May 18) night.  The white lion cub's owne ...

  36. Radiohead Scores Two Top 10s on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    May 11, 2016 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Radiohead becomes the first rock group to clinch two concurrent top 10 hits on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart , as the band’s “Burn the Witch” debuts at No. 1 and “Daydreaming” enters at No. 6 on the May 21 ranking. The two tracks also mar ...

  37. Justin Timberlake 'Feeling' No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    May 06, 2016 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The superstar returns with a new track & details on his next album. Justin Timberlake ’s new song “Can’t Stop the Feeling” roared to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart after its May 6 release. The cut, from the upcomin ...

  38. Zedd & Kesha, Beyonce's 'Lemonade' Songs Debut on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    May 05, 2016 6:11 PM EDT 11.196 k 0 7 Zedd and Kesha  paint the chart red as their “True Colors” enters at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart dated May 14 . The cut, an updated version of the title track to Zedd’s 2015 album, earns notable Twitter interest as it ma ...

  39. Drake's 'Views' Tracks Conquer Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    April 29, 2016 3:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Drake  has a great “view” from the top of the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart, where his “Hotline Bling” leads several of his Views album tracks onto the chart after the set's early morning release Friday (April 29). The Trendi ...

  40. Rihanna's 'Needed Me' Jumps to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    April 28, 2016 5:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rihanna rules the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated May 7) as "Needed Me" rockets 44-1 in its fifth chart week to become her third leader on the survey. The song follows Rihanna's other toppers (which each led for one week): ...

  41. Pink's 'Just Like Fire' Lights Up Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    April 15, 2016 1:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pink blazes a trail to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart with "Just Like Fire," her new single from the soundtrack of the forthcoming Disney film Alice Through the Looking Glass . Pink Shares Original Song ' ...

  42. Justin Bieber Keeps No. 1 'Company' on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    April 13, 2016 5:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 The superstar gains a new leader, while Drake doubles in the top five. Plus, moves by Carly Rae Jepsen & Thomas Rhett. Justin Bieber ’s “Company” jumps from No. 10 to No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated April 23), becoming h ...

  43. Maxwell's 'Lake' Flows to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    April 08, 2016 3:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Maxwell fans eagerly shared news of the R&B singer’s return after seven years, sending his new track “Lake by the Ocean” to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart on Friday (April 8.) “Lake” became the most shared and disc ...

  44. Drake's 'Pop Style' & 'One Dance' Seize Top 2 Spots on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    April 05, 2016 4:22 PM EDT 1.389 k 0 4 It’s a Drizzy double on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart. Drake ’s “Pop Style” and “One Dance” claimed the chart’s No. 1 and No. 2 spots on April 5, becoming the most shared and discussed songs on the social media network a ...

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