1. Billboard + Twitter Realtime Charts: Emerging Picks of the Week

    June 06, 2014 5:46 PM EDT Every day, every hour, every minute, the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists chart surfaces the most shared tracks on Twitter from up-and-coming acts. The most talked about of these acts wind up in the weekly summary of this chart, which can be fou ...

  2. Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea Dominate Billboard's Twitter & Social Charts

    June 05, 2014 4:42 PM EDT 45.115 k 193 0 Ariana Grande takes the lead of the first weekly Twitter Top Tracks chart as "Problem," featuring Iggy Azalea, comes in as the most shared song on the social service for the week. Azalea's own "Fancy," featuring Cha ...

  3. Rita Ora and Jason Rembert Explain Why They're a Match Made in Fashion Heaven: Watch

    May 06, 2014 3:05 PM EDT "I love working with musicians -- they’ll take risks,” says stylist Jason Rembert, elbows-deep in racks of the latest Emilio Pucci, Simone Rocha and Marni collections. “With an actress, you’re just doing pretty dresses.” It is a gusty spring ...

  4. Pharrell, Jay Z, Beyonce Win Webby Awards

    April 28, 2014 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The winners of the Webby Awards were announced on Monday, and Pharrell Williams won the Webby and People's Voice Award in the best use of interactive video category for his 24-hour "Happy" music video. Music's power couple Jay Z ...

  5. Twitter Probes Missing Tweets From Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, One Direction

    March 26, 2014 12:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 A bug in Twitter's inner-workings has caused certain tweets to disappear, including some from music's biggest stars. According to BBC News , the problem impacted the accounts of Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, members of One Direction and surely ...

  6. 'I Luh Ya Papi' Pushes Jennifer Lopez to Top 10 on Social 50 Chart

    March 20, 2014 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jennifer Lopez jumps 19-7 on the Social 50  chart thanks to her beefcake-filled new video for "I Luh Ya Papi." The fleshy clip made its VEVO debut on March 13. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitte ...

  7. Pharrell's 'Happy' Moves Him to Top 10 on Social 50

    February 27, 2014 3:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Pharrell Williams, the "Happy" owner of the new No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , continues to soar on the Social 50 chart. This week he moves a whopping 29-7 after he announced his new album, "G I R L," on Wednesday February 19. ...

  8. Radiohead Unveils PolyFauna Interactive App

    February 11, 2014 2:13 PM EST 0 0 0 It's not a new album, but today Radiohead devotees got a new release from Thom Yorke and company in the form of a mobile app. Titled PolyFauna, the app (available free for iOS and Android ) takes viewers through a trippy animated realm, much li ...

  9. Pharrell Enters Social 50 Thanks to 'Happy' Hit

    January 24, 2014 10:53 AM EST 0 0 0 His new single, from 'Despicable Me 2,' spurs his debut. Plus, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira soar up the chart Pharrell Williams debuts on the Social 50 chart at No. 43, thanks to the surging popularity of his single "Happy," from t ...

  10. Miley Cyrus' 'Adore You' Video Sends Her to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

    January 03, 2014 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The move knocks Justin Bieber out of the top spot, while Rihanna shoots to No. 3 The release of Miley Cyrus' "Adore You" music video spurs the singer back to No. 1 on Billboard's Social 50 chart -- which ranks the most social art ...

  11. Romeo Santos Breaks Into Social 50 Chart's Top 10

    December 13, 2013 3:33 PM EST 20.306 k 201 2 The Latin tropical sensation vaults a 41-6 jump to reach the chart's top 10 for the first time Latin tropical star Romeo Santos soars 41-6 on Billboard's Social 50 chart. With the jump, he reaches the list's top 10 for the fi ...

  12. What Does YouTube Say? Ylvis' 'The Fox' Is Top Trending Video of 2013

    December 11, 2013 9:55 AM EST Ylvis still doesn't know what the fox says, but the Norwegian duo can take comfort: Its viral hit exploring that question has been named YouTube's top trending video of 2013. Also in the top trending videos category revealed Wednesday: a ...

  13. Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift Lead AMAs to Record Twitter Traffic (Exclusive)

    November 26, 2013 6:34 PM EST 1.238 k 173 2 The American Music Awards engaged record levels of social media activity while attracting their largest television viewing audience in four years. AMAs dominated Nielsen's Twitter TV Ratings for the week of Nov. 18-24 as more than 7.6 m ...

  14. James Franco and Seth Rogen Recreate Kanye West's 'Bound 2' Video

    November 25, 2013 3:20 PM EST 1.294 k 90 5 "While on the set of their movie, 'The Interview,' James Franco & Seth Rogen felt inspired to recreate their favorite new video. Shot. For. Shot." From "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to "SNL's" "Waki ...

  15. Iconic Mexican Band Storms Social 50 Chart

    November 21, 2013 5:30 PM EST 0 0 0 La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De René Camacho, an iconic regional Mexican band, debuts on Billboard's Social 50 chart this week at No. 20 due to a spike in online activity centered around three high-profile concert dates. The Social 50 ranks th ...

  16. Bon Jovi's 'Livin' On a Prayer' Re-Enters Hot 100 Due to Viral Revival

    November 20, 2013 4:10 PM EST 2.043 k 149 2 The classic 1987 rock anthem returns as it experiences a surge in streaming thanks to user-generated video clips Bon Jovi's 1987 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 "Livin' On a Prayer" returns to the ranking at No. 25 thanks to rene ...

  17. Katy Perry Tops Justin Bieber for Most Twitter Followers

    November 04, 2013 4:50 PM EST Some 10 months after taking the Twitter title away from Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber is no longer the most followed personality on the micro-blogging site. Justin Bieber Goes From Scrawny to Brawny Justin Bieber Has A 'Bad Day' in Music Mond ...

  18. YouTube Music Awards Director Spike Jonze Says 'Even If It's Messy, It'll Be Live'

    November 01, 2013 6:30 PM EDT The YouTube Music Awards air this Sunday, Nov. 3, live at 6 p.m. on YouTube -- and creative director Spike Jonze still isn't quite entirely sure what to expect. "None of us have done anything live before or an awards show -- in a way w ...

  19. Kelly Clarkson's Wedding, 'Wrapped in Red' Album Spur Social 50 Chart Gain

    October 31, 2013 9:26 AM EDT Getting married can do wonders for your social life. Just ask Kelly Clarkson, who tied the knot on Oct. 20 and, in turn, hits a new high on Billboard's Social 50 chart. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, ...

  20. Lady Gaga and Avril Lavigne Climb Social 50 Chart

    October 24, 2013 5:05 PM EDT Both Lady Gaga and Avril Lavigne make great gains on the Social 50 this week, following their respective new song releases. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and Instag ...

  21. YouTube Music Awards: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, PSY Score Nominations

    October 21, 2013 11:05 PM EDT YouTube on Monday announced nominations for its first Music Awards, to be directed by Spike Jonez and set for live webcasting from New York City's Pier 36 on Nov. 3. The online video juggernaut asked viewers to vote on the nominations , which ...

  22. Alison Gold Sure Loves 'Chinese Food,' the Latest Video From the 'Friday' Creators

    October 15, 2013 3:10 PM EDT Zany "Food" video explodes on YouTube You've hit the jackpot, Internet persons who enjoy Chinese food, Asian stereotypes and videos of old guys wearing panda suits while tickling a little girl. The Jack. Pot. Courtesy of the tween-f ...

  23. Vine Star Nicholas Megalis Releases New Single "Forget It in a Day"

    October 02, 2013 6:22 PM EDT On Twitter, Justin Bieber is the king with 45 million followers. On Vine, it's a dude named Nicholas Megalis, a 24-year-old musician and comedian from Brooklyn, New York who has the biggest following on the Twitter-owned micro-video sharing n ...

  24. Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, Eminem to Perform at First YouTube Music Awards

    October 01, 2013 8:56 AM EDT YouTube is rolling out the red carpet for its first music awards show.  The video platform has recruited Lady Gaga, Eminem and Acarde Fire to perform at the inaugural event, scheduled for Nov. 3. Spike Jonze, who directed "Being John Malkovic ...

  25. Bob Marley Rises to New High on Social 50 Chart

    September 26, 2013 7:30 PM EDT Bob Marley, who has second-largest social media presence for a dead artist (second only to Michael Jackson), reaches a new peak on the Social 50 chart. He rises 37-8 in his 88th week on the list, marking the third time Marley has climbed into the ...

  26. Miley Cyrus Hits No. 1 on Social 50 Chart in Wake of 'Wrecking Ball' Video Debut

    September 19, 2013 7:30 PM EDT This week on the Social 50 chart, Miley Cyrus hits No. 1 for the first time while Linkin Park returns thanks to a 3D game. Cyrus becomes the 16th artist to reach the No. 1 spot on the young chart, thanks to the debut of her "Wrecking Ball&quo ...

  27. Ylvis' Viral Hit 'The Fox' Debuts On Hot 100

    September 11, 2013 6:30 PM EDT Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis' viral sensation "The Fox," which has taken the Internet by storm in recent days, debuts at No. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100, fueled almost exclusively by its online traction. It's the highest-bowing s ...

  28. Miley Cyrus Reveals 'Bangerz' Tracklist as 'Wrecking Ball' Breaks VEVO Record

    September 10, 2013 3:01 PM EDT Miley rewards "Wrecking Ball"-watching fans by unleashing the "Bangerz" tracklist, confirming collabs with Britney Spears, Nelly and Big Sean Miley Cyrus has swung her way to a new 24-hour record for views across VEVO, as her & ...

  29. Arcade Fire Debuts Funky 'Reflektor' Single With Interactive Video

    September 09, 2013 2:15 PM EDT Update (at 4:30 p.m., Sept. 9): Arcade Fire just hopped on Twitter and released a second, more conventional (but still very so so creative) video not at all related to the one that dropped two hours ago. It actually features the band, when they� ...

  30. Ylvis Q&A: What 'The Fox' (Viral Stars) Say About Their Surprise Hit

    September 07, 2013 8:27 AM EDT "Jacha-chacha-chacha-chow!" is the sound of all the offers pouring in for the Norwegian comedy duo behind the absurd smash On Friday morning, the Internet went off the rails over the video for a new song called "The Fox" b ...

  31. Rihanna Passes Justin Bieber as Most Viewed Artist on YouTube

    June 18, 2013 12:45 PM EDT Some time early Tuesday morning (June 18), Rihanna passed Justin Bieber as the most-viewed artist on YouTube. The 77 videos on Rihanna's official VEVO channel now have a combined 3.784 billion views in total, surpassing the total view counts ...