Kevin Rutherford

Contributing Editor

A contributor to Billboard since 2011, Rutherford currently manages the Billboard streaming, social and rock charts.

Pale Kid Raps Fast Birthday Rhymes For Ellen

Pale Kid Raps Fast Birthday Rhymes For Ellen

George "Pale Kid" Watsky is having a good week. Not only did his video, titled "Pale Kid Raps Fast," hit more than 4 million views on YouTube, but the rapid-fire rapper also debuted on Billboard's Social 50 chart this week at No. 13 and appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Thursday (Jan. 27).
Sleigh Bells Get Violent in Bloody 'Rill Rill' Video

Sleigh Bells Get Violent in Bloody 'Rill Rill' Video

At first, Sleigh Bells' new video for "Rill Rill" seems like a possible rehashing of Gorillaz's "Stylo" video, as bandmates Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller speed down a dusty desert road in a classic car. However, the similarities end there -- unless we're counting the violent themes of either video.
Selena Gomez Belts Out BSB's 'I Want It That Way' Backstage

Selena Gomez Belts Out BSB's 'I Want It That Way' Backstage

Selena Gomez and her band, the Scene, have covered the Backstreet Boys' 1999 staple "I Want It That Way" in concert before, but in a video posted yesterday (Jan. 25) on the singer's YouTube, the 18-year-old puts a new, DIY-ish twist on the tune.

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