1. Why Taylor Swift Won't Earn Big Royalties From Ryan Adams' '1989' Homage and More Insider Scoop

    October 09, 2015 6:13 PM EDT Ryan Adams’ Homage Means Mere Pocket Change For Taylor Swift Taylor Swift recently was quoted saying Ryan Adams ’ interpretation of her smash 1989 album is “such an honor” -- but that’s about all it will be. Adams’ homage debuted at No. 7 and ha ...

  2. 'The Voice' Recap: Music's Biggest Producers Shape Top 10

    April 20, 2015 10:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The top ten artists performed live on The Voice tonight, and the four coaches invited top-tier producers to help shape their teams. Christina Aguilera invited Mark Ronson of “Uptown Funk” fame. Blake Shelton brought in Scott Hendricks , and Adam Lev ...

  3. High-Profile Managers Join Think Tank to Advise Grammy Creators Alliance

    March 09, 2015 6:00 AM EDT A few dozen high-profile artist managers are lending a hand to recording artists, songwriters and producers advocating for creators on legislation that impacts their community. The Managers Think Tank will advise the newly formed Grammy Creators Al ...

  4. Grammys 2015: Recording Academy's Neil Portnow Uses Speech to Lobby on Streaming Payouts

    February 08, 2015 11:36 PM EST The controversial issue of digital music royalties made a rare, primetime television appearance from the Staples Center Sunday evening when The Recording Academy introduced a new advocacy group formed to influence legislation. Recording Academy pre ...

  5. Ryan Tedder: 2015 Pre-GRAMMY Gala Red Carpet

    Ryan Tedder: 2015 Pre-GRAMMY Gala Red Carpet

    February 08, 2015 7:31 AM EST 0 0 0 Ryan Tedder: 2015 Pre-GRAMMY Gala Red Carpet Selena , beyonce , 2015 , Billboard , Grammys , Album of the Year , Gala , Zedd , interview , red carpet Videos Ryan Tedder ...

  6. Big Sean, Sam Smith & Hozier: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 35

    February 06, 2015 5:20 PM EST 0 0 0 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 driving ...

  7. Ask Billboard: All-Taylor Swift Edition

    November 11, 2014 11:05 AM EST As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, Tweet @gthot20 WHAT SHOULD TH ...

  8. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Returns, Imagine Dragons Debut

    November 07, 2014 6:22 PM EST Halloween classic makes its annual resurgence, while Imagine Dragons preview their next album. Plus, chart action for Rae Sremmurd, Meghan Trainor & Ella Henderson. As previously reported , Taylor Swift 's "Shake It Off" re ...

  9. Gwen Stefani’s New Single ‘Baby Don’t Lie’ Is Here: Listen

    October 20, 2014 12:58 AM EDT Gwen Stefani’s new single “Baby Don’t Lie” has arrived overnight. Fans, however, will have to wait until Monday night’s edition of The Voice for a glimpse of the music video. Stefani’s new song, released digitally  through Mad Love/Interscope R ...

  10. Watch OneRepublic's Touching 'I Lived' Video, Dedicated to Fan With Cystic Fibrosis

    September 25, 2014 6:49 PM EDT OneRepublic 's new video for Native's sixth single "I Lived" is a touching tribute to one teenage fan, Bryan Warnecke, and his struggles success living with cystic fibrosis.  OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder 'Going Back In&# ...

  11. U2 Not Launching a New iPhone, But A New Album?

    September 04, 2014 6:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 As rumors began swirling -- and later denied by the band themselves -- that U2 would be debuting its next album on the soon-to-launch iPhone 6, signs are still looking favorable that the long-anticipated project could still arrive sometime this fall ...

  12. Publishers Quarterly: Sony/ATV Rides Country Wave to Top of the Publishing Heap

    August 08, 2014 1:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Round Hill and King of Crunk both break into the top 10 and Pharrell Williams hits No. 1 as Billboard's second-quarter rankings reveal a twang-fueled momentum. Sony/ATV encores as king of the hill among U.S. publishers in the second quarter, wi ...

  13. Ariana Grande Teases New Song 'Love Me Harder'

    August 05, 2014 1:24 PM EDT 1.517 k 140 1 "Bang Bang" may still be in heavy rotation on your iPod, but Ariana Grande is already moving on to her next likely hit. The singer Instagrammed a video that provided a tease of one of the songs off the upcoming  My Everything , &qu ...

  14. Pharrell to Leave ASCAP for Irving and Grimmet's Global Music Rights

    July 25, 2014 5:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Global Music Rights , the boutique performance rights organization being built by Irving Azoff and Randy Grimmett under the Azoff MSG Entertainment banner, has just signed another big name songwriter/producer/ artist in Pharrell Williams , sources h ...

  15. Hozier Gains Following With 'Church'

    July 22, 2014 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hozier, the Irish singer Ryan Tedder wishes he signed, hits new high notes. 'This dude can outsing anybody,' Tedder marvels Last September, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier posted his first video on YouTube, for the bluesy ballad "Take ...

  16. Kasabian, 'X Factor' Alum Ella Henderson Lead U.K. Sales Charts

    June 16, 2014 6:42 AM EDT British rock staples Kasabian notched their fourth U.K. No. 1 album as “48:13” (Columbia/Sony) debuted at the top with 70,000 sales on Sunday (15), according to Official Charts Company data. 2012 “X Factor” contestant Ella Henderson scored an inst ...

  17. Crafting a Hit: How Many Songwriters Does It Take?

    June 12, 2014 12:30 PM EDT How many people does it take to write a hit song? If you're Pharrell, one. If you're Pitbull or Jason Derulo, probably eight -- or more. Billboard's recent Hot 100 chart reflects a group of hits mainly showcasing songs written solel ...

  18. Heads of RCA, Republic, Atlantic, More Talk Regrets, Data vs. Heart, Austin Mahone Syndrome at New Music Seminar

    June 11, 2014 11:10 AM EDT “You would be amazed by how many people at some very high levels who are managing some very good acts who really don’t know shit," said president and COO of RCA Records Tom Corson Monday at a freewheeling New Music Seminar panel entitled “Lab ...

  19. John Mayer's Beyonce Cover Soars Onto Hot Rock Songs Chart

    June 06, 2014 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mayer's folk-rock take on 'XO' launches at No. 13. Plus, chart action for Foster the People, Neil Young, Jack White and Sharon Van Etten John Mayer's rendition of Beyoncé's "XO" starts at No. 13 on Billboard's ...

  20. OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder Talks Retiring ‘Counting Stars,’ Premiering ‘Love Runs Out’ on ‘The Voice’ Finale at Billboard Music Awards

    May 18, 2014 1:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Those who want to see watch OneRepublic perform its hit song “Counting Stars” on television should probably tune in to tonight’s Billboard Music Awards , because the band might not every play it on TV again. “[Sunday night] will be the last time we ...

  21. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Rihanna's 'Rude Boy' Rules Hot 100

    April 21, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 2010, she scored her sixth of 13 No. 1s so far. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Madonna, Richard Marx and Little Peggy March Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart h ...

  22. Elton John Extends Record For Most AC Hits

    March 24, 2014 1:35 PM EDT The icon furthers his lead for the most entries in the Adult Contemporary chart's 53-year history as 'Can't Stay Alone Tonight' debuts Elton John extends his record for the most appearances in the nearly 53-year history of Bill ...

  23. Ryan Tedder Can't Stop: Working With U2, Elton John (and Everyone Else) While OneRepublic Enjoys Career Highs: Cover Story

    March 17, 2014 11:00 AM EDT The Undercover King of Pop: He made more than $2.5 million writing songs last year but doesn't know it. Now OneRepublic's lead singer, who claims to never check his money, is music's most prolific writer/producer Ryan Tedder is w ...

  24. Ryan Tedder Q&A + Billboard Photo Shoot Behind-the-Scenes

    Ryan Tedder Q&A + Billboard Photo Shoot Behind-the-Scenes

    March 17, 2014 10:23 AM EDT 1 0 0 Ryan Tedder Q&A + Billboard Photo Shoot: Behind-the-scenes with the OneRepublic frontman in Paris. Videos Ryan Tedder ...

  25. Ryan Tedder's Billboard Cover: 5 Things We Learned About the Undercover King of Pop

    March 14, 2014 2:28 PM EDT .036 k 0 Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic seems to be pondering something on the cover of the March 22 issue of Billboard ( buy it ). Is he thinking about his next big hit for a major star, or perhaps his own band? One thing's for certain: the pop tun ...

  26. No U2 Album, Tour Until 2015 (Exclusive)

    March 07, 2014 11:09 AM EST 5.431 k 562 6 Fresh off the Oscars, the band quietly delays its fall tour and album, while inviting Ryan Tedder and Paul Epworth into the studio The media blitz U2 has enjoyed during the first two months of 2014 has been virtually unrivaled - unless you&# ...

  27. John Oates on New EP Series: 'It Came Together Out of Necessity'

    February 27, 2014 9:33 PM EST 0 0 0 John Oates would love to tell you that there is some kind of master plan behind the upcoming release of "Good Road To Follow," his forthcoming three-EP set, which is due March 18 on PS / Elektra. Honestly -- he would love to. “It came toge ...

  28. OneRepublic Extends Summer Tour, Talks 'Counting Stars' Success

    February 07, 2014 9:06 AM EST "We'll probably introduce a song or two from stuff we're working on for the next album," Ryan Tedder says of tour plans. "We're trying to raise the bar" When OneRepublic announced an early summer 2014 tour behin ...

  29. Chart Moves: Lady Gaga Leaps With Help From Christina Aguilera; The Fray Returns To The Hot 100; White Stripes' 'Army' Storms Back Due To Viral Revival

    January 11, 2014 10:35 AM EST As previously reported, Pitbull and Ke$ha take over atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber" and Katy Perry reaches the top 10 with "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J. Who else gallops up Billboard song charts this week? -- Lady G ...

  30. Ryan Tedder On Secrecy Behind Beyonce’s Album: 'I Knew 90 Minutes Before It Dropped’

    December 19, 2013 4:21 AM EST Beyonce's new album was so secret, one of its producers only knew of its release 90 minutes before it dropped. Beyonce released her self-titled album in surprise form last week. Ryan Tedder produced the single "XO," and he learned ...

  31. Beyonce's Sales Grow to 550K+, Set for 2013's Biggest Debut By a Woman

    December 15, 2013 10:30 PM EST Beyonce's surprise self-titled album is all but guaranteed a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart this week. Industry sources suggest its sales have grown to over 550,000 in the U.S. through Saturday (14) night. The album may sell 600,000 b ...

  32. Ryan Tedder Joins 'The Voice' Team as Producer and Songwriter

    November 26, 2013 9:47 PM EST 0 0 0 The OneRepublic frontman will write a song for the three finalists Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic has joined NBC's "The Voice" as the show's first-ever in-house producer and songwriter. Related Articles Ryan Tedder Q&A: On OneRep ...

  33. Cher, Ed Sheeran Join 'The Voice' as Mentors

    September 09, 2013 4:30 PM EDT Weeks ahead of the return of "The Voice," NBC has named the new advisers for the fifth cycle. Cher, Ed Sheeran, Ryan Tedder and Miguel have been tapped to help "The Voice" coaches guide their respective teams during the season. ...

  34. Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire, More Support Oklahoma at Tornado Benefit Concert

    May 29, 2013 10:40 PM EDT "Everyday people are the ones who are making miracles / And it's beautiful," Reba McEntire sings on the chorus of "Everyday People," her 2007 duet with Carole King. On Wednesday night (May 29), as McEntire performed th ...

  35. Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire, More Support Oklahoma at Tornado Benefit Concert

    May 29, 2013 10:40 PM EDT "Everyday people are the ones who are making miracles / And it's beautiful," Reba McEntire sings on the chorus of "Everyday People," her 2007 duet with Carole King. On Wednesday night (May 29), as McEntire performed the s ...

  36. Oklahoma Native Ryan Tedder Hopes Tornado Benefit Concert Raises Awareness

    May 29, 2013 6:36 PM EDT OneRepublic frontman proposes a cellar fund to encourage construction of more underground shelters in Tornado Alley: "This is a turning point," he says Native Oklahoman Ryan Tedder has returned home to participate in tonight's Heali ...

  37. OneRepublic's 'If I Lose Myself' Video: Go Behind the Scenes

    January 29, 2013 10:05 AM EST On the set of the band's 'Matrix'-inspired new video   OneRepublic's "If I Lose Myself" may sound like a YOLO anthem, but as frontman Ryan Tedder shares in an exclusive behind-the-scenes video from the set, the song h ...

  38. OneRepublic Going 'Native' in March, Release Single

    January 08, 2013 1:45 PM EST 3 0 0 OneRepublic announced on Tuesday they'll release their third studio album, "Native," on March 26. Lead single "If I Lose Myself" is the first taste from the much anticipated set from the group, their first since 2009's ...

  39. Tony Lucca Says He and Justin Timberlake Are 'Flirting' With Working Together

    December 11, 2012 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 'The Voice' Alum Returns to Hit NBC Show Tonight, Talks Upcoming Album on Adam Levine's Label Tony Lucca expects his upcoming return to "The Voice" to be "interesting" -- to say the least. The second season's ...

  40. Publishing Briefs: NMPA Announces Capitol Hill Showcase To Coincide With Royalty Hearings; Ole, BMG & Kobalt Signings; More

    November 27, 2012 3:57 PM EST -- The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) has organized a songwriters' showcase for Nov. 28, the same day as the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet is holding hearings on music licensing. The e ...

  41. Spotlight on Asher Monroe

    November 26, 2012 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article Asher Monroe arrives with single 'Here With You' ahead of debut album. Asher Monroe has been in the entertainment business ever since he booked a gig on the national tour of "Beauty and the Beast" when he was 7 year ...

  42. Morning Fix: Frank Barsalona Remembered; Internet Royalties Debate Hits Congress Wednesday; Rolling Stones Kick Off Anniversary Dates

    November 26, 2012 8:45 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and other free music-business newsletters FREE FRANK BARSALONA, MUSIC AGENT WHO REVOLUTIONIZED CONCERT BIZ, DEAD AT 74: Frank Barsalona, a pioneering music agent whose Premier Talent age ...

  43. Abandoned Pools Finally Cash in With 'Sublime Currency'

    September 11, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been seven years since Abandoned Pools -- the one-man act of multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Tommy Walter -- released its last set, "Armed to the Teeth," on Universal Records. Despite being a sublime alternative rock soundtrack ...

  44. Ask Billboard: More Medal-Worthy Olympic Hits

    August 03, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 As the Olympics continue, so do e-mails about memorable songs from Games past. Plus, we tour the music of U.S. territories. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billbo ...

  45. Maroon 5 Already Working on 'Overexposed' Follow-Up

    July 05, 2012 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 'We're more focused than we've ever been,' says guitarist James Valentine Though it's only two singles into the campaign, the highly collaborative experience of making its new album, "Overexposed," has Maroon 5 cho ...

  46. Carly Rae Jepsen Q&A: 'My Life Has Changed In Every Way'

    June 25, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Read the online-exclusive Q&A from the Billboard cover story on Carly Rae Jepsen At age 26, Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen has turned heads by storming the U.S. pop charts with her indelible hit single "Call Me Maybe," whi ...

  47. Carly Rae Jepsen: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 25, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Read an excerpt from Billboard's cover story on the 'Call Me Maybe' phenomenon "It's been a cool day today," Carly Rae Jepsen , calling in from Los Angeles, says casually. "I ran into RedFoo from LMFAO at the airpo ...

  48. 'Call Me Maybe' Tops the Hot 100

    June 21, 2012 7:35 PM EDT It's been a cool day today," Carly Rae Jepsen, calling in from Los Angeles, says casually. "I ran into RedFoo from LMFAO at the airport, and we've been writing a song together today. Over the phone." This is Jepsen's ...

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