1. Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Has Become an AC Hit… Without Wiz Khalifa

    July 22, 2015 4:00 PM EDT Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack smash "See You Again" has become an adult contemporary radio hit, bulleting for a second week at its No. 15 highpoint on Billboard 's AC chart . Um, small detail: The pop/rap hit has cross ...

  2. Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Tops Another Tally & Breaks Weekly Plays Record

    July 13, 2015 11:45 AM EDT 74 6.323 k 707 The track becomes the fourth No. 1 on the Adult Pop Songs chart from '1989' and rewrites the record for most weekly plays atop Pop Songs. The honors for Taylor Swift 's smash album 1989 keep on coming. On the Billboard radio ...

  3. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Rihanna Roars to New High After 'Money' Video Release

    July 10, 2015 3:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 "B**** Better Have My Money" vaults 28-15, fueled by new streaming heights. Plus, moves for Mark Ronson, Maroon 5, Demi Lovato & NEEDTOBREATHE. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 smash "See You Again," fea ...

  4. DeJ Loaf Teams Up With Taylor Gang's Chevy Woods on 'All Said and Done'

    July 09, 2015 1:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pittsburgh's Chevy Woods isn't about to forget where he's from -- even as his longtime friend and collaborator  Wiz Khalifa 's career hits the stratosphere, Woods, a fellow Taylor Gang member, strives to keep things true to the s ...

  5. Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Still the No. 1 Song of the Summer… So Far

    July 07, 2015 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 At roughly the one-third mark through summer, the collab with Charlie Puth has led the Songs of the Summer chart in each of the list's first five weeks. Just past July 4th barbecuing, the race for 2015's top song of the summer continues to ...

  6. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Janet Jackson Returns With 40th Career Hit, 'No Sleeep'

    July 03, 2015 3:00 PM EDT 3.985 k 251 178 The icon posts her first Hot 100 hit since 2008. Plus, moves for Jidenna, Pitbull, Flo Rida and Sam Smith. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth , tops the Billboard ...

  7. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Charlie Puth & Meghan Trainor Debut With 'Marvin Gaye' Ode

    June 26, 2015 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 The bow marks Puth's first entry as a lead. Plus, moves for The Weeknd, Fifth Harmony, Ed Sheeran & Adam Lambert. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth , leads the Bil ...

  8. Ask Billboard: Rihanna's Best-Selling Songs & Albums

    June 23, 2015 11:05 AM EDT A look at RiRi's biggest hits, according to Nielsen Music. Plus, more about the No. 1 run of 'See You Again' & more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com ...

  9. Two Plead Guilty to Murder in Shooting Death of Wiz Khalifa's Uncle

    June 19, 2015 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two men have pleaded guilty to murder in the drug-related shooting death of rapper Wiz Khalifa 's uncle in a Pittsburgh-area fast-food restaurant parking lot. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that 21-year-old Braddock, Pennsylvania, resident ...

  10. Hot 100 Chart Moves: The Weeknd Debuts With 'Can't Feel My Face'

    June 19, 2015 12:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 As previously reported, Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth , tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated June 27) for a ninth week, while OMI jumps into top 10 with "Cheerleader" (11-9). Who else ar ...

  11. Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' No. 1 on Hot 100, OMI's 'Cheerleader' Hits Top 10

    June 17, 2015 3:15 PM EDT .299 k 117 'Again' leads for a ninth week, holding off Taylor Swift's former No. 1 'Bad Blood.' Plus, OMI charges into the top 10 with 'Cheerleader.' Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack smash "See You Agai ...

  12. Watch Wiz Khalifa, Tom Brady & Gronk Dance to 'Trap Queen' and Migos

    June 15, 2015 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 The New England Patriots received their Super Bowl rings ( apparently the largest in NFL history ) yesterday, and celebrated with a huge party at the home of the team's owner, billionaire Robert Kraft. Kraft, though getting on in years, is appa ...

  13. Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Stays at No. 1 on Hot 100

    June 10, 2015 2:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 The track rules for an eighth week, again fending off Taylor Swift's former No. 1 'Bad Blood.' Plus, Andy Grammer reaches the top 10 with 'Honey, I'm Good.' Wiz Khalifa' s Furious 7 s oundtrack hit "See You Ag ...

  14. Chart Highlights: Shawn Mendes Sews Up First Pop Songs Airplay Hit With 'Stitches'

    June 08, 2015 6:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 After tallying a No.1 Billboard 200 album, the teen star receives his warmest radio welcome yet. Plus, new No. 1s for Chic, Florida Georgia Line & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (Al ...

  15. Hot 100 Chart Moves: OMG! OMI Hits Top 20 With 'Cheerleader'

    June 05, 2015 2:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The reggae/pop smash heats up. Plus, moves for Andy Grammer, Rachel Platten, Sam Hunt & Shawn Mendes. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth , returns to the top of ...

  16. What's Miley Cyrus' Weed of Choice?

    May 27, 2015 4:13 PM EDT Looking to go green (and, no, we don't mean recycle)? Ask for these strains at the local (legal) dispensary if you're in the mood to kick back some Mary Jane. Strain: OG Kush The 411: Hailing from the Hindu Kush mountain range, the in ...

  17. It's Wiz Khalifa vs. Taylor Swift for No. 1 on Hot 100 Next Week

    May 22, 2015 12:00 PM EDT 9.348 k 492 87 Strong first-week sales for Swift's "Bad Blood" should set the song up for a battle for the top with Khalifa's "See You Again." Taylor Swift and her celebrity heroine friends successfully battle formidable oppo ...

  18. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Fifth Harmony Scores First Top 20 Hit

    May 22, 2015 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The vocal group's "Worth It" rises 21-19. Plus, moves for Rachel Platten, Chris Young, Maroon 5 and new "American Idol" champ Nick Fradiani. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You ...

  19. Taylor Swift Returns to No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100

    May 21, 2015 2:10 PM EDT 36.185 k 850 17 Buoyed by her "Bad Blood" buzz, the star scores her 25th week at the summit. Taylor Swift is again the week's top music act in the U.S., rising 2-1 on the Billboard Artist 100 (dated May 30), fueled by the start of her new s ...

  20. Chart Highlights: Wiz Khalifa, Charlie Puth Top Pop Songs With 'See You Again'

    May 18, 2015 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Hot 100's No. 1 song for five weeks running crowns its first airplay chart. Plus, new No. 1s for The Weeknd and Tyler Farr and, as previously reported, a historic new leader for Madonna. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select grou ...

  21. Meek Mill & Travis Scott Share Tribute Song to Gunned-Down Rapper Chinx

    May 18, 2015 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following the death of rising New York rapper Chinx , Meek Mill paid tribute to him with "Miss My Dawgs." The track, which features Travi$ Scott and Strap, honors both Chinx and Meek Mill's protégé, Lil ,Snupe . Lil Snupe was shot and ...

  22. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea Score Latest Hit Diva Duet

    May 15, 2015 4:40 PM EDT 9.625 k 66 4 "Pretty Girls," new at No. 29, continues the tradition of women teaming up for chart hits. Plus, moves for Silento, Echosmith, Shaggy & Nicki Minaj. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack smash "S ...

  23. Wiz Khalifa, Kendrick Lamar and Other Acts Who Helped Rap Rebound in 2015

    May 15, 2015 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop had a lackluster 2014, but 2015 is shaping up to be a banner year for the genre. Not only does it have two 500,000-plus-selling albums -- Drake 's If You’re Reading This It's Too Late and Kendrick Lamar 's To Pimp a Butterfly ...

  24. Song of the Summer: Taylor Swift, Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea, Maroon 5 and Other Early Contenders

    May 15, 2015 12:15 PM EDT 2.998 k 456 56 Which track has the early edge to be this year's hottest song of the hottest season? Here's your guide to all the potential top summer hits. It's never too early to look toward summer, and with it, the potential top songs of ...

  25. Mumford & Sons Makes Record Leap to No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100

    May 14, 2015 3:00 PM EDT The group flies 83-1 for its first week on top. Plus, OMI debuts thanks to his rising hit 'Cheerleader.' Mumford & Sons become the week's top music act in the U.S., skyrocketing 83-1 on the Billboard Artist 100 (dated May 23) p ...

  26. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Mariah Carey Debuts With 'Infinity'

    May 08, 2015 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The new song from Carey's upcoming hits set starts at No. 82. Plus, moves for David Guetta, Andy Grammer, George Ezra & Chedda Da Connect. As previously reported , Wiz Khalif a's Furious 7 soundtrack smash "See You Again," fe ...

  27. 50 Cent, Celine Dion Among Presenters Announced for Billboard Music Awards

    May 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Buckle in, because the Billboard Music Awards is steaming ahead. Billboard and dick clark productions today announced a line-up of presenters from across music, TV and film for the annual awards ceremony later this month. Among the presenters this t ...

  28. 'SNL' Recap: Wiz Khalifa Performs 'See You Again,' Scarlett Johansson Mocks 'Avengers'

    May 03, 2015 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Scarlett Johansson neared the five-timers club, hosting Saturday Night Live for the fourth time this weekend. The episode featured her as a sports reporter, a flight attendant and, of course, her Avengers character. Read on to see how she fared. The ...

  29. Hot 100 Chart Moves: T-Wayne Dances Into Top 20 With 'Nasty Freestyle'

    May 01, 2015 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The viral hit bounds 43-17 in its second week. Plus, moves for David Guetta, Meghan Trainor, Nate Ruess & OMI. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, rules the Bil ...

  30. Van Halen to Perform at 2015 Billboard Music Awards

    May 01, 2015 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 You might as well “jump” to this news: Van Halen will play the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Billboard and dick clark productions today announced the legendary rock group would join the line-up of performers for the big show later this month.  Britne ...

  31. Taylor Swift Tops Billboard Artist 100, Justin Timberlake Rebounds

    April 30, 2015 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Swift stays atop the chart for a 24th week, while proud papa (and Memphis Grizzlies fan) Timberlake nets a gain. Taylor Swift keeps a firm grasp on the top spot of the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated May 9), while Wiz Khalifa rises to No. 2. Furth ...

  32. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Rihanna Breathes Life Into Chart With 'American Oxygen'

    April 24, 2015 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Her Springsteen-inspired hit debuts. Plus, moves for Jason Derulo, Tove Lo, Rachel Platten & more. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, tops the Billboard Hot 10 ...

  33. Taylor Swift Wins Close Race Over Shawn Mendes Atop Billboard Artist 100

    April 23, 2015 3:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Swift holds onto the top spot despite a feverish surge by Mendes, who debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Taylor Swift narrowly defeats Shawn Mendes for the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated May 2). Swift remains at the summit ov ...

  34. Ask Billboard: It's a Man's, Man's, Man's, Man's, Man's World on the Hot 100

    April 21, 2015 11:05 AM EDT Men reclaim the Hot 100's top five after women had run up a record stay in the region. Plus, No. 1s that started near the bottom & a tribute to the voice of Billboard. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as gener ...

  35. Rihanna Pumps Up 'Oxygen' on Top Twitter Tracks

    April 17, 2015 4:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following the release of its official music video , Rihanna 's "American Oxygen" bursts 38-2 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated April 25). The "Oxygen" clip premiered via Tidal on April 5 and remained exclusi ...

  36. Started From the Bottom: Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' & Other No. 1s That Debuted at No. 100

    April 16, 2015 4:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Hot 100's new leader is the 10th to have made it all the way to the top after starting at the anchor spot. It's not how a song starts, but how it finishes on the Billboard Hot 100 . That's especially true in the case of the chart& ...

  37. Taylor Swift Tops Billboard Artist 100, Wiz Khalifa Blasts to No. 3

    April 16, 2015 12:30 PM EDT 19.027 k 867 45 Swift is feelin' 22 (weeks at No. 1), while Wiz Khalifa roars 23-3 as his 'See You Again' tops the Hot 100. Taylor Swift logs week No. 22, a favorite number of hers , as the top music act in the U.S., as she remains atop the ...

  38. Chart Highlights: Wiz Khalifa Motors Onto Pop Songs With 'See You Again'

    April 13, 2015 6:35 PM EDT The 'Furious 7' song revs up at radio. Is a Hot 100 reign next? Plus, new No. 1s for Maroon 5, Tove Lo, The Weeknd & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below a ...

  39. Ask Billboard: Is 14 Weeks at No. 1 Still a Big Deal?

    April 12, 2015 9:05 AM EDT 'Uptown Funk!' boasts the second-longest reign in the Hot 100's history. But, how much of that is a product of newer chart methodology? As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askb ...

  40. 'Uptown Funk' or 'See You Again': Which Will Be No. 1 on Next Week's Hot 100?

    April 10, 2015 6:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 A battle is brewing between Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars' "Funk," which could notch a 15th week on top, and Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth's "Again," which could surge to the summit from No. 10. Will Mark Ronson 's ...

  41. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Rihanna, Meghan Trainor & Sam Smith Soar

    April 10, 2015 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rihanna rises to the top, 20, Trainor hits the top 40 and Smith reaches a milestone. Plus, moves for Sheppard and Kelsea Ballerini. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , crowns the Billboard Ho ...

  42. Taylor Swift Leads Billboard Artist 100; Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth Surge

    April 09, 2015 5:59 PM EDT Swift scores her record 21st week at No. 1, while Khalifa & Puth make moves thanks to their fast-rising "Furious 7" soundtrack hit "See You Again." Taylor Swift tallies a record-extending 21st week at No. 1 on the Billboa ...

  43. Watch Vin Diesel Pay Tribute to 'Furious 7' Co-star Paul Walker With 'See You Again'

    April 09, 2015 7:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 After burning up the box office in its debut weekend, Furious 7 has also received a lot of attention because of the focus on its late star Paul Walker . And not only has the film been bringing in viewers, so has the music video for "See You Aga ...

  44. Behind the Paul Walker 'Furious 7' Tribute Song: 'We Didn't Want People Leaving the Theater Sad'

    April 06, 2015 10:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Universal Pictures president of music & Atlantic Records Group president of film and TV tell Billboard the story behind Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth's "See You Again." Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth ’s “See You Again” -- and its v ...

  45. Watch Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Video From the 'Furious 7' Soundtrack

    April 06, 2015 7:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite being included on the soundtrack for the high-octane flick Furious 7 , Wiz Khalifa 's "See You Again" video pulls more on the heartstrings than it does on the throttle. The video combines footage of Wiz and the track's co ...

  46. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Jason Derulo Jumps In With 'Want to Want Me'

    March 20, 2015 3:30 PM EDT Derulo's new single debuts ahead of an innovative launch of its video on Tinder. Plus, bows for Mumford & Sons, LunchMoney Lewis & more. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , tops ...

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