1. Cody Simpson, Fifth Harmony, Jack & Jack & Rihanna: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 34

    January 30, 2015 3:00 PM EST Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's drivin ...

  2. Cody Simpson, Fifth Harmony, Jack & Jack & Rihanna: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 34

    Cody Simpson, Fifth Harmony, Jack & Jack & Rihanna: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 34

    January 30, 2015 1:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Cody Simpson, Fifth Harmony, Jack & Jack and Rihanna: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 34, Jan.30, 2015. chartroundup , Cody Simpson , Rihanna Videos Cody Simpson Rihanna ...

  3. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Taylor Swift's 'Style' Soars, Nicki Minaj Notches 60th Hit

    January 30, 2015 11:15 AM EST 'Style' enters the top 40, while Minaj bows with 'Truffle Butter.' Plus, moves for Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd & Natalie La Rose. As previously reported, Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , ...

  4. Recording Academy Gets Tough on Grammy Awards Ticket Scalping

    January 29, 2015 5:04 AM EST The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has a number of tricks up its sleeve in its efforts to stop ticket scalping of the Grammy Awards. Ahead of this year's ceremony on Feb. 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Recordin ...

  5. Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney Debut on Hot 100 With 'FourFiveSeconds'

    January 28, 2015 6:22 PM EST The first single from Rihanna's next studio album enters the Hot 100 at No. 54 following the song's arrival on Jan. 24. It also launches on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No. 12. "FourFiveSeconds," from super-trio Rihanna , Kanye ...

  6. Watch Rihanna's Too-Cute Reaction to Posting New Song 'FourFiveSeconds'

    January 26, 2015 5:57 PM EST Everyone was excited when Rihanna surprise-dropped her latest song, "FourFiveSeconds," on Saturday night, but no one was more thrilled than Rihanna herself. The singer's friend Melissa Forde captured Rihanna's reaction as the s ...

  7. Chart Highlights: Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Pop Songs, Dance/Mix Show Airplay

    January 26, 2015 5:05 PM EST Hot 100 leader 'Uptown Funk!' tops two more tallies. Plus, new No. 1s for Usher and Eric Church, and Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney debut. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Mon ...

  8. Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney Headed for Hot 100 With 'FourFiveSeconds'

    January 26, 2015 4:05 PM EST "FourFiveSeconds," the new track from Rihanna , Kanye West and Paul McCartney , should roar onto the Billboard Hot 100 released this week, following the song's arrival on Saturday (Jan. 24). Industry sources suggest that the sun ...

  9. Raury, FKA Twigs & Mikky Ekko: Emerging Picks of the Week

    January 25, 2015 3:00 PM EST Spice up your playlist with  Billboard 's weekly roundup of tracks from the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart . After giving them a listen, make sure to check back next week for a new set of selections to discover the latest music. & ...

  10. Rihanna Previews New Sound With Kanye West, Paul McCartney Track

    January 24, 2015 7:56 PM EST "FIRST GLIMPSE AT MY NEW MUSIC!!!" Rihanna tweeted on Saturday (Jan. 24) when she released a new track, featuring Kanye West and Paul McCartney, called "FourFiveSeconds." The song, off her forthcoming eighth studio album, is a ...

  11. Exclusive: Ty Dolla $ign Talks Recording 'Only One' With Kanye West & Reveals Rihanna Collabo

    January 02, 2015 9:04 PM EST A Kanye West, Rihanna, Ty Dolla $ign & Paul McCartney collaboration is going "to drop soon." If there's one cardinal, but unspoken, rule for musicians, it's that when Kanye West calls, you answer. So when Yeezy summoned Ty ...

  12. Solange vs. Jay Z and More: 2014's Music Beefs by the Numbers

    December 31, 2014 2:29 PM EST This past year was filled with artists beefing with one another, both in and out the e-streets. Even Ariana Grande jumped in. From the hilarious ( Cam'Ron vs. Nick Cannon ) to the severe ( Jay Z vs. Solange ), below are 2014's music beef ...

  13. Taylor Swift Helps Tie Record Streak for Women Atop Hot 100

    December 31, 2014 1:18 PM EST As 'Blank Space' leads for a seventh week, women have locked up the top spot for a record-tying 19th week in a row. Taylor Swift 's "Blank Space" leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a seventh week, helping rewrite history: Wom ...

  14. See Rihanna's Red Hot Vacation Pictures

    December 27, 2014 9:02 PM EST Our invite must have gotten lost in the mail. And we're mighty jealous since Rihanna looks like she's having some fun in the sun on vacation. While she's kept fans salivating for new music via teases she's posted to social medi ...

  15. Ask Billboard: Why Is There No R&B/Hip-Hop in the Hot 100's Top 10?

    December 23, 2014 10:00 AM EST 4.463 k 656 66 0 The genre's been absent from the top 10 for a month ... why? Plus, Nicki Minaj's sales, Meghan Trainor's chart feat and Luke Bryan's big 'Party.' As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as ...

  16. Rihanna Bears Her Fangs for Fake 'MoonQuake Lake' Trailer: Watch

    December 15, 2014 5:15 AM EST Rihanna sure didn’t score any critical praise for her performance in Battleship , but she should earn some giggles for her latest acting stint.  The pop singer appears in the trailer for MoonQuake Lake , playing a reptilian character opposite th ...

  17. Rihanna Takes Fans Inside Diamond Ball: See the Glamorous Pics

    December 13, 2014 6:23 PM EST Couldn't score a ticket to Rihanna 's first-ever Diamond Ball ? Well, she is now taking fans behind-the-scenes on social media. The event, which took place in Beverly Hills, California on Dec. 11, was held to benefit Rihanna's Clara ...

  18. The Year in R&B/Hip-Hop: Beyoncé, Pharrell and Iggy Azalea Lead Honors

    December 09, 2014 7:35 PM EST 12.222 k 174 5 0 While familiar names in R&B and hip-hop music flooded the airwaves and music charts, 2014 welcomed a wealth of new players who fought to leave their mark. See All the Year End Charts Here! New acts like Jhene Aiko , Bobby Shmurda and ...

  19. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1987, Belinda Carlisle's 'Place' Was at No. 1

    December 01, 2014 8:05 AM EST The solo Go-Go reigned at last with the pop gem 'Heaven Is a Place on Earth.' Plus, remembering key chart feats for Rihanna, Elvis Presley and Pearl Jam. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades ...

  20. Rihanna Gives In-Studio Preview of New Song on Instagram

    November 25, 2014 7:35 PM EST There's no word yet on when Rihanna will release her new album, but the songstress is doing quite the job playing the tease. After making a splash with her return to Instagram earlier this month, she's made good use of the photo and vide ...

  21. Katy Perry to Perform at Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show

    November 23, 2014 10:30 PM EST 6.711 k 388 3 0 It's official:  Katy Perry will perform at this season's Super Bowl halftime show. The NFL's showpiece event will take place Feb. 1, 2015 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Phoenix, AZ. Billboard.com had the inside track on ...

  22. Justin Bieber Returns to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

    November 21, 2014 10:00 AM EST Justin Bieber is back on top of the Social 50 chart . The 20-year-old rebounds 7-1 for his record-extending 102nd week atop the chart after releasing a joint track with  Cody Simpson . The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, ...

  23. Rihanna's Instagram Return Sparks No. 2 Re-Entry on Social 50

    November 13, 2014 6:43 PM EST Badgalriri -- Rihanna 's handle on Instagram -- has been absent from the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform all summer since her account was deactivated in May. While no official explanation was offered, some say it was because of posts co ...

  24. 15 Musician Sex-Tape Scandals, From Tommy Lee to Usher

    November 13, 2014 2:54 PM EST News got out Wednesday that a sex tape featuring Usher and ex-wife Tameka Raymond was stolen and being shopped around, and the  singer's legal team is hot on the case .  Usher Hunting Down Stolen Sex Tape Like the rumors of an Iggy Azalea sex ...

  25. Eminem, Rihanna, Metallica, Springsteen & More Salute Veterans & Soldiers at Concert for Valor

    November 11, 2014 11:10 PM EST Grand televised productions are tricky. There's an expected balance between pageantry and performance, individual voices and the unified amplification of a greater cause. Tuesday night's Concert for Valor, though not entirely even, was ...

  26. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1990, It Was Mariah Carey's 'Time' to Shine Again

    November 10, 2014 8:05 AM EST This week in 1990, 'Love Takes Time' led the Hot 100. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Rihanna, Rod Stewart and Ginuwine. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history N ...

  27. Rihanna Announces Diamond Ball to Support Charity

    November 07, 2014 3:56 PM EST Rihanna will host her first Diamond Ball on Dec. 11 to benefit her foundation that promotes education and arts globally. Rihanna Shares Steamy 'Esquire U.K.' Pics on Instagram Rihanna announced Thursday that she would hold the black tie ...

  28. The Juice Podcast: Beyonce, Migos, 'The Drake Effect' & Kendrick Lamar

    November 07, 2014 2:30 PM EST Twitter was lit this week with talk of  Beyoncé 's platinum self-titled box set, Rihanna 's return to Instagram, Migos , Kendrick Lamar and more. For the 27th episode of The Juice Podcast, Rap Radar's content director Brian "B. ...

  29. Rihanna Shares Steamy 'Esquire UK' Images on Instagram

    November 04, 2014 4:04 PM EST This is why fans are so happy Rihanna is back on Instagram . The singer uploaded some very steamy shots from her recent Esquire U.K. December cover shoot, and the results are pretty hot. Would you expect anything less from RiRi?  Check out the NSF ...

  30. Rihanna Returns to Instagram After Six-Month Absence

    November 02, 2014 1:30 PM EST 5.963 k 208 9 0 Rihanna is back on Instagram! Rihanna Is Still Instagram-less The pops singer’s Instagram account reappeared late Saturday (Nov. 1) after being suspended in May when she posted some racy pictures to her feed. RiRi’s first post after the si ...

  31. Calvin Harris Sets Dance/Electronic Chart Records

    October 31, 2014 4:10 PM EDT Calvin Harris becomes the first act to place three songs simultaneously in the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs top 10, as "Outside," featuring Ellie Goulding , debuts at No. 7. It joins "Blame," featuring John Newman (No. 2) and &qu ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. Female Artists Ruling the Charts: A Movement or Just a Moment?

    October 17, 2014 11:43 AM EDT It’s an unprecedented week six of women ruling the top 5, as one exec says when this happens en masse... “there’s something going on culturally.” Taylor , Iggy , Katy , Nicki , Charli , Jessie , Ariana -- there’s no question that women are dominat ...

  34. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 25 Years Ago, Janet Jackson Tops Hot 100

    October 06, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 1989, Jackson's 'Miss You Much' kicked off the 'Rhythm Nation 1814' era. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Garth Brooks, the Beatles and Mariah Carey. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones ...

  35. Rising Australian Singer Josef Salvat: From Studying Law to Studying Sia

    October 03, 2014 7:16 PM EDT The 25-year-old is signed to Columbia and prepping an album for next year, but his new EP, 'In Your Prime,' is already gaining steam. Josef Salvat is an Australian singer-songwriter based in London who deals in soulful, and sometimes sor ...

  36. Eminem, Rihanna & More Booked for 'Valor' Concert

    October 02, 2014 4:31 PM EDT Eminem , Bruce Springsteen , Metallica and Rihanna are among the artists booked for a televised live concert from the National Mall in Washington next month to raise awareness of issues concerning veterans. Eminem, Metallica & More Make New Gu ...

  37. Celebs Threaten Google With $100 Million Lawsuit Over Leaked Nude Photos

    October 02, 2014 2:42 PM EDT Marty Singer , representing over a dozen celebrities whose iCloud accounts were hacked and whose nude photos were stolen in late August, is excoriating Google in a letter that threatens a $100 million lawsuit. "Google’s 'Don’t be evil� ...

  38. Steve Aoki Throws Tantrum (Not Cake) Over EDM Parody Site Wunderground

    October 01, 2014 12:47 PM EDT On Sept. 30, an unusual post appeared on EDM parody site  Wunderground , coincidentally the same day Steve Aoki's new album  Neon Future was released. "Please note," read the disclaimer, "all of the written articles on Wunderg ...

  39. Rihanna Is Latest Celebrity Target of Alleged Nude Photos Leak

    September 21, 2014 12:31 PM EDT Rihanna could be the latest victim of a major hacking campaign involving alleged nude photos that have been leaked online. Ariana Grande Denies Nude Photos Are Real: 'My Lil Ass Is a Lot Cuter Than That' TMZ reports that two alleged nude ...

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