As 2017 comes to a close, we're celebrating with our annual year-end rankings, which posted on Billboard.com Monday (Dec. 11). Ed Sheeran is the year's Top Artist, while his "Shape of You" is the year's Top Billboard Hot 100 Song. Plus, Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. is the Top Billboard 200 Album of 2017.
A second special administrator appointed by the judge overseeing the Prince estate submitted findings on Friday that the estate should pursue a claim for repayment of any fees, costs and commissions paid to its legal counsel during negotiations of a canceled $31 million recorded-music deal with Universal Music Group from earlier this year.
Marc Anthony's philanthropic alliance of artists and athletes Somos Una Voz announced Friday (Dec. 15) they will be providing humanitarian relief directly to the communities of Morovis, Loiza and Fajardo in the hurricane-ravaged island of Puerto Rico.