1. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Ten Years Ago, Gwen Stefani's 'Hollaback Girl' Hit No. 1

    May 04, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 In 2005, the No Doubt lead singer scored her only Hot 100 topper. Plus, remembering chart feats by Mariah Carey, Ricky Martin and Pet Shop Boys. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart his ...

  2. Chart Highlights: Kelly Clarkson Crowns Dance Club Songs With 'Heartbeat Song'

    April 27, 2015 6:35 PM EDT 25.192 k 90 31 Clarkson collects her fifth No. 1 on the chart. Plus, new No. 1s for AWOLNATION, Zac Brown Band, Dierks Bentley, Victor Manuelle & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All chart ...

  3. 'Sabado Gigante': The Show's 10 Best Musical Moments

    April 17, 2015 4:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mention the name Don Francisco to any Latino and it will automatically conjure up a memory of a musical performance by an icon -- usually long before they hit the big time and went mainstream. 'Sabado Gigante' Ending After 53 Years on TV A ...

  4. Jessie J Cancels Australian Shows Due to 'Sudden Illness'

    March 16, 2015 11:06 PM EDT Jessie J has canceled the three remaining dates on her Australian tour due to illness. The British singer's shows at Melbourne's Margaret Court Arena (March 17), Adelaide's AEC Theatre (March 18) and Perth's Crown Theatre (Mar ...

  5. Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift's 'Style' Fashionably Flies to No. 1 on Pop Songs

    March 16, 2015 4:25 PM EDT 85.92 k 6.174 k 243 The song is her third leader on the list from '1989.' Plus, Mumford & Songs blast back and other new No. 1s for Nicki Minaj, Modest Mouse, Brett Eldredge & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group ...

  6. PepsiCo Replaces Coca-Cola As Live Nation's Official Soft Drink, Bottled Water Partner

    March 16, 2015 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music's cola wars are heating up again. PepsiCo announced a new multi-year partnership with Live Nation as the music company's official carbonated soft drink and bottled water partner, replacing previous partner Coca-Cola, which inked a fi ...

  7. Elton John, Ricky Martin Call for Dolce & Gabbana Boycott, Designers Respond

    March 16, 2015 6:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana drew applause for sending a pregnant model down the runway as part of their tribute to mothers, but their endorsement of traditional families in a recent interview unleashed harsh criticism and ca ...

  8. Chart Highlights: Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Adult Pop Songs, Nate Ruess Debuts Solo

    March 02, 2015 5:25 PM EST 'Uptown Funk!' takes over atop another tally, while Ruess arrives on his own with 'Nothing Without Your Love.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are base ...

  9. Chart Highlights: Madonna's 'Living for Love' Debuts on Pop Songs, Leads Dance Club Songs

    February 23, 2015 4:45 PM EST 1.332 k 248 66 The Queen of Pop returns to top 40 radio and, as previously reported, celebrates her historic coronation on Dance Club Songs. Plus, new No. 1s for Calvin Harris, Thomas Rhett & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select grou ...

  10. Ricky Martin Named Judge & Executive Producer for Boy-Band Competition 'La Banda'

    February 19, 2015 8:00 PM EST 1.111 k 279 42 'It’s a phenomena that happens every decade, and now is the time,' Martin tells Billboard. In its quest to find the next Latin boy band, La Banda (The Band), the reality show developed by Univision with Simon Cowell's Syco En ...

  11. Ricky Martin Debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums

    February 19, 2015 4:47 PM EST Plus: Second single ‘Disparo Al Corazon’ climbs to No. 1 on Latin Pop Airplay. Ricky Martin debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums as his latest studio set, A Quien Quiera Escuchar, opens with 25,000 copies sold in the week ending Feb. 15 (accordi ...

  12. Chart Highlights: Mana, Shakira Debut at No. 1 on Latin Airplay

    February 16, 2015 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, new leaders for Walk the Moon, Modest Mouse, Mary J. Blige, Florida Georgia Line, Ricky Martin & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay ex ...

  13. Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran & More Score New No. 1s

    February 09, 2015 6:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Swift's 'Blank Space' crowns AC, while Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' tops Adult Pop Songs. Plus, new leaders for Lillywood & Robin Schulz, Nicki Minaj, Imagine Dragons and more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek ...

  14. Chart Highlights: New No. 1s for Maroon 5, Hozier, Beyonce, Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars, the Decemberists & More

    February 02, 2015 5:20 PM EST 0 0 0 It's a super-sized list of new toppers on Billboard charts. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay except for Dance Club Songs, which is based on rep ...

  15. Ricky Martin Stops Death Rumors on Instagram: 'Hello From Heaven'

    January 05, 2015 6:41 PM EST Over the weekend, rumors of Ricky Martin 's death were running all over the Internet -- but Martin put a stop to the whispers in a playful way. Ricky Martin Announces 2015 Australia Tour Martin posted an Instagram photo of a wonderful para ...

  16. Ricky Martin Rockets to Top 10 After Latin Grammys

    November 27, 2014 1:00 PM EST Ricky Martin scores his 24th top 10 as "Adios" jumps 16-9 on Hot Latin Songs . The rise is fueled by Martin's performance of the uptempo song on the 15th annual Latin Grammy Awards , which aired on Univision on Nov. 20. The performa ...

  17. Draco Rosa Returns to Latin Airplay With 'Amantes'

    November 13, 2014 5:26 PM EST Singer-songwriter makes organic debut with a track from his Latin Grammy-winning set. Plus, Juan Luis Guerra & Optimo log new airplay No. 1s. As the 15th annual Latin Grammys broadcast approaches on Nov. 22, the 2013 album of the year winner ( ...

  18. Justin Bieber's 100th Week at No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

    October 24, 2014 1:56 AM EDT 77.905 k 21.4 k 4 0 Justin Bieber has reached a new Billboard chart milestone: his 100 th week at No. 1 on the Social 50 chart . The pop star’s Instagram-shared pictures of his training session with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather caused an 87 percent jump ...

  19. Corner Office: Afo Verde, Head of Sony Latin, on Ricky Martin, His Producer Roots and Argentine Pride

    October 20, 2014 11:46 AM EDT The 50 or so ­employees at Sony Music Entertainment’s Miami headquarters are used to seeing Afo Verde walk briskly, fitting for a part-time soccer player. But today, he limps, still recovering from a 3-month-old ankle fracture sustained during hi ...

  20. Corner Office: Afo Verde, Head of Sony Latin, on Ricky Martin, His Producer Roots and Argentine Pride

    October 20, 2014 11:46 AM EDT The 50 or so ­employees at Sony Music Entertainment’s Miami headquarters are used to seeing Afo Verde walk briskly, fitting for a part-time soccer player. But today, he limps, still recovering from a 3-month-old ankle fracture sustained during h ...

  21. Ricky Martin Charts 41st Hit on Hot Latin Songs Chart

    October 02, 2014 6:47 PM EDT Ricky Martin's 'Adios' says hello to a high entry on Hot Latin Songs. Ricky Martin earns the Hot Shot Debut on Hot Latin Songs as his new single "Adios" arrives at No. 22, marking the Latin star's 41st chart hit. The ...

  22. iHeartMedia Announces First Latin Festival

    October 02, 2014 10:04 AM EDT iHeartMedia's Fiesta Latina will go head-to-head with SBS’ Calibash Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. IHeartMedia will produce its first-ever Latin mega concert. The iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina will take place at the Forum in Los Angeles on Saturday, Nov ...

  23. Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift Tops Adult Pop Songs, Sam Smith Rules Adult R&B

    September 29, 2014 7:45 PM EDT 'Shake It Off' ties a record, while 'Stay With Me' conquers yet another format. Plus, new No. 1s for Milky Chance, Cole Swindell and more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Mon ...

  24. Univision vs. Telemundo: Inside the Networks’ Singing-Competition Duel

    September 26, 2014 3:01 PM EDT Rival singing competitions on Univision and Telemundo vie for viewers -- in the same time slot. Latin music acts have received a bounty of screen time on U.S. TV in recent weeks, thanks to a head-on competition between a pair of Spanish-language s ...

  25. Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias and Others Dish on Their 2014 Latin Chart Smashes

    August 19, 2014 8:02 AM EDT The stories behind 10 of the hottest midyear hits from Prince Royce, Romeo Santos and Marc Anthony. The sound of tropical-laced romance dominated radio airwaves for the first half of the year, according to Billboard's Hot Latin Songs recap of ...

  26. Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias and Others Dish on Their 2014 Latin Chart Smashes

    August 19, 2014 8:02 AM EDT The sound of tropical-laced romance dominated radio airwaves for the first half of the year, according to Billboard's Hot Latin Songs recap of hits charting in the issues dated Dec. 7, 2013 through June 28, 2014. The style was a softening of ...

  27. Ricky Martin Announces 2015 Australia Tour

    July 15, 2014 4:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin’s One World Tour will swing into Australian arenas next year. Martin, who is a coach on the ratings blockbuster “The Voice Australia,” will kick-off his trek in north Queensland with an April 25 show at Townsville’s 1300 Smiles Stadiu ...

  28. Chart Moves: Florida Georgia Line On A 'Roll' With Jason Derulo Remix; Jamie N Commons, X Ambassadors Surge Thanks To Beats, 'Orange Is The New Black' Synchs; Ricky Martin's 'Vida' Vaults

    June 13, 2014 12:29 PM EDT As previously reported, Iggy Azalea spends a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, while holding at No. 2 as a guest on Ariana Grande's "Problem." Plus, Sam Smith soars 19-10 with ...

  29. Tito 'El Bambino' Hits No. 1, Ricky Martin Cracks Top 10 on Latin Charts

    June 12, 2014 4:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tito "El Bambino" scores his eighth No. 1 on Billboard's Tropical Airplay chart and Ricky Martin bounds 23-5 on Latin Airplay with "Vida." Tito "El Bambino" scores his eighth No. 1 on Billboard's Tropical Airp ...

  30. Carlos Vives Debuts; Marc Anthony & Enrique Iglesias Extend Latin Chart Records

    May 22, 2014 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Carlos Vives debuts at No. 5 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart with "Mas + Corazon Profundo," with 2,000 copies sold in the week ending May 18, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set is a continuation of his last studio album, &q ...

  31. Gloria Estefan's 'On Your Feet' Musical Coming to Broadway

    May 21, 2014 12:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio hope to have the musical based on their life dancing on Broadway next year. Producers said Tuesday "On Your Feet!" will premiere in Chicago next summer before landing at a Nederlander theater in the fa ...

  32. Shakira To Perform at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards

    May 14, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Shakira is the latest superstar confirmed to perform at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. CLICK FOR COMPLETE LIST OF BBMA FINALISTS • Milestone Award: Vote Now! ?• Video:   Top BBMA Performances ?• GIFs: ? See the Finalists • Photos:   60 Memorable ...

  33. Shakira to Perform at Billboard Music Awards

    May 14, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Shakira is the latest superstar confirmed to perform at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. CLICK FOR COMPLETE LIST OF BBMA FINALISTS • Milestone Award: Vote Now! • Video:   Top BBMA Performances • GIFs:  See the Finalists • Photos:   60 Memorable ...

  34. Katy Perry To Perform ‘Birthday’ At Sunday's Billboard Music Awards

    May 13, 2014 6:00 AM EDT Katy Perry will have a “Birthday” party at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. The pop superstar will give the world-premiere TV performance of her new song “Birthday” at the May 18 BBMAs in Las Vegas. CLICK FOR COMPLETE LIST OF BBMA FINALISTS • Mile ...

  35. Katy Perry To Perform ‘Birthday’ At 2014 Billboard Music Awards

    May 13, 2014 6:00 AM EDT Katy Perry will have a "Birthday" party at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. The pop superstar will give the world-premiere TV performance of her new song "Birthday" at the May 18 BBMAs in Las Vegas. CLICK FOR COMPLETE LIST OF ...

  36. Miley Cyrus, Ricky Martin to Perform on Billboard Music Awards

    May 06, 2014 12:30 PM EDT 10.838 k 964 0 Jordin Sparks, Kelly Rowland, Pete Wentz and Wiz Khalifa are among the presenters for the May 18 event on ABC Miley Cyrus and Ricky Martin have joined the growing list of performers on the upcoming 2014 Billboard Music Awards . The BBMAs wi ...

  37. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Ricky Martin's 'Loca' Leads Hot 100

    May 05, 2014 8:05 AM EDT Fifteen years ago this week, the superstar helped ignite a Latin crazy on U.S. charts. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Live, Pet Shop Boys and Roxette Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Bill ...

  38. Chart Moves: Katy Perry's 'Birthday' Blasts Up Hot 100; Jhene Aiko Tops Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop; Chrissie Hynde Previews First Solo Album

    May 02, 2014 10:54 AM EDT As previously reported, Pharrell Williams' "Happy" leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a 10th week and Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, flies 18-7. Who else scales Billboard song charts this week? -- Pharrell ...

  39. Ricky Martin Performs ‘Vida’ At China Music Awards: Watch

    April 30, 2014 2:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Martin and David Beckham joined the biggest stars in China for the 18th Channel (V) China Music Awards.  Taiwan's David Tao and the mainland's Sun Nan took the best male singer awards, with Cheer Chen from Taiwan and Chris Lee from C ...

  40. Sony Australia Appoints Tim Kelly To Asia Pacific Marketing Role

    April 29, 2014 4:10 AM EDT Universal Music Australia GM marketing Tim Kelly will join Sony Music Australia as GM marketing Asia Pacific, with effect from June 2. Based at Sony’s East Sydney offices, Kelly will be responsible for directing the marketing of Sony Music's ...

  41. Ricky Martin Debuts ‘Vida’ At Billboard Latin Music Awards (Video)

    April 25, 2014 3:58 AM EDT 8 1 0 Ricky Martin kicked a huge goal at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The pop star took the stage for the world premiere live performance of “Vida," a song that appears in the official soundtrack of the FIFA World Cup.  With the international so ...

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