1. No 'Prejudice': George Michael Returns to U.K. Album Summit

    October 27, 2017 3:27 PM EDT Meanwhile, Post Malone and 21 Savage top the singles countdown for the fourth week with "rockstar." The augmented reissue of George Michael 's 1990 landmark Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 (Sony) powers to the top of the U.K. album ...

  2. Top 25 Halloween Songs: 2017

    October 27, 2017 10:57 AM EDT From shopping malls to TV commercials to entire radio stations, Christmas music gets plenty of attention -- but what about Halloween? The trick-or-treat loot might be sugary and empty, but the songs sure aren't. From tunes about the devil to ...

  3. Liam Payne, Dua Lipa & Marshmello Earn New No. 1s on Dance Charts

    October 26, 2017 6:00 PM EDT Plus, new top 10s for P!nk & Cheat Codes. Liam Payne prances to his first No. 1 on Billboard ’s Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart (dated Nov. 4) with "Strip That Down," featuring Quavo , who also scores his first leader (4-1). Previously, ...

  4. Garth Brooks' 35 Top 10 Country Airplay Hits: From 'The Dance' & 'Friends in Low Places' to 'Ask Me How I Know'

    October 26, 2017 2:44 PM EDT The country superstar has charted top 10s in the '90s, '00s and, now, '10s. On the latest Country Airplay chart (dated  Nov. 4 ),  Garth Brooks  earns his  first top 10 hit  in 10 years , as "Ask Me How I Know" rises 12-10 ...

  5. Tye Tribbett & Alan Jackson Lead Gospel & Christian Album Charts

    October 25, 2017 10:54 PM EDT Plus, chart action for Emcee N.I.C.E. & Gaither Vocal Band. Gospel music veteran Tye Tribbett's Bloody Win flies in at No. 1 on Billboard 's Top Gospel Albums chart (dated Nov. 4), earning 4,000 equivalent album units, with 3,000 in ...

  6. Imagine Dragons 'Thunder' to No. 1 on Alternative Songs Chart

    October 25, 2017 3:43 PM EDT The rockers earn their third No. 1 on the chart, halting the 17-week reign of Portugal. The Man's "Feel It Still." Imagine Dragons roll to No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs airplay chart with "Thunder," the secon ...

  7. Fats Domino's Biggest Billboard Hits: From 'Ain't That a Shame' to 'Blueberry Hill' & More

    October 25, 2017 1:53 PM EDT The rock pioneer, pianist and singer-songwriter died Oct. 24 at the age of 89. Fats Domino was, and continues to be, one of the most essential figures in rock and roll history, breaking into the mainstream in the early 1950s with his blend of rock ...

  8. Selena Returns to Social 50 Chart After Google Doodle

    October 25, 2017 1:27 PM EDT The Google Doodle, which was posted Oct. 17, helped the late star re-enter the chart at No. 14, her first appearance in two-and-a-half years. Late Latin star Selena re-enters Billboard ’s Social 50 chart (dated Nov. 4) at No. 14, marking just her ...

  9. Carly Pearce Hits No. 1 on Emerging Artists Chart

    October 25, 2017 10:25 AM EDT Plus, Russell Dickerson hits the top five and Stick to Your Guns debuts in the top 10. Carly Pearce is the top emerging act in the U.S., as the country singer-songwriter climbs 3-1 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated  Nov. 4 ). Pearc ...

  10. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Gucci Mane, P!nk, Ed Sheeran & Camila Cabello Hit the Top 20

    October 24, 2017 4:31 PM EDT Plus, Dua Lipa & Blackbear earn their first top 40 Hot 100 hits. As previously reported, Post Malone 's "Rockstar," featuring 21 Savage , spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Nov. 4). Meanwhile, tw ...

  11. P!nk's Extraordinary Sales Week: How Did She Do It?

    October 24, 2017 4:28 PM EDT The number started off impressive, and by week's end it was downright staggering. Billboard 's initial reports pegged P!nk's Beautiful Trauma album -- her 7th solo LP, and first since 2012's The Truth About Love -- as likely to ...

  12. P!nk Hits No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100, Powered by 'Beautiful Trauma' Album Debut

    October 24, 2017 2:04 PM EDT Plus, Gucci Mane hits a new No. 5 peak & St. Vincent debuts. P!nk leaps from No. 19 to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated  Nov. 4 ) to become the top musical act in the U.S. She had previously peaked as high as No. 16 on the rankin ...

  13. George Michael Leads Niall Horan On Midweek U.K. Albums Chart

    October 24, 2017 3:42 AM EDT It’s pitched as the battle of the former boyband stars, as an adored release from the late Wham frontman George Michael goes head-to-head with former One Direction singer Niall Horan’s debut solo LP for the U.K. chart crown. Michael’s Listen Witho ...

  14. Niall Horan's 'Flicker' On Course for No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    October 23, 2017 9:56 PM EDT If Horan hits No. 1 on the Billboard 200, he'll become the third member of One Direction to score a chart-topping album. Niall Horan is on track to bow at No. 1 on next week’s Billboard 200 chart with his debut solo album, Flicker . Industry ...

  15. Pink's 'Beautiful Trauma' Opens at No. 1 on Australia's Albums Chart

    October 22, 2017 11:33 PM EDT Pink rules Australia’s albums chart this week with Beautiful Trauma (RCA/Sony), her fifth No. 1 in these parts, while Post Malone’s "Rockstar” (Republic/Universal) featuring 21 Savage  enters a fourth consecutive week at the summit of the nat ...

  16. 13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Post Malone, NF & Rihanna All Earn No. 1s

    October 21, 2017 11:45 PM EDT Post Malone and featured artist 21 Savage each earn their  first No. 1  on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Rockstar" rises 2-1 (on the list dated  Oct. 28 ). Plus, NF scores his  first No. 1 album  on the Billboard 200 with  Perception  and T ...

  17. Pink's 'Beautiful Trauma' is Her First U.K. No. 1 Album Since 2008

    October 21, 2017 5:31 PM EDT <a href="/music/pnk">Pink</a> has her second U.K. No. 1 album, nine years after her first, with a new entry at the summit for <a href="/articles/news/7998485/pink-new-album-beautiful-trauma"> Beautiful Trauma ...

  18. Bruno Mars' 24K Magic Tour Tops $129 Million Earned (and Counting)

    October 20, 2017 10:07 PM EDT Bruno Mars has topped $129 million in ticket sales so far from the ongoing tour in support of 24K Magic , his third studio album released in November of 2016. The most recent report of box office activity from the tour’s producer, Live Nation, inc ...

  19. Gwen Stefani's 'Christmas' Debuts at No. 1 on Holiday Albums Chart

    October 20, 2017 10:06 PM EDT It’s not even Halloween yet, but Christmas albums are already starting to hit the charts, including Gwen Stefani ’s new You Make It Feel Like Christmas . The album debuts at No. 1 on the Holiday Albums chart dated Oct. 28 with 10,000 equivalent al ...

  20. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Stone Temple Pilots' 'Core' Reissue Hits Top 40

    October 20, 2017 9:32 PM EDT Also, Shania Twain's 'Now' takes a tumble from No. 1, Liam Gallagher and Jeremy Camp debut in the top 40 and more. On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Oct. 28), rapper NF nabs his first No. 1 album with the chart-topping ...

  21. Chance the Rapper Makes Rock Chart Debut With Francis and the Lights

    October 20, 2017 4:21 PM EDT The collaboration "May I Have This Dance" bows at No. 48 on Rock Airplay. Rising hip-hop cornerstone, Grammy Award winner for best new artist and... budding rock star? Not exactly, but  Chance the Rapper makes his first appearance on a B ...

  22. How Theory of a Deadman Cracked the Charts With Opioid Addiction-Focused Single

    October 20, 2017 12:41 PM EDT As Theory of a Deadman ’s Tyler Connolly was writing the band’s new album, its sixth, Wake Up Call (out Oct. 27 on Roadrunner), stories on the news -- drug addiction, overdoses, mass casualties -- provided the impetus for a song with a chorus that ...

  23. Kane Brown Brings Rare Country Hit to Streaming Songs Chart

    October 19, 2017 7:54 PM EDT 'What Ifs' is only the second country song to make the chart in 2017. For just the second time in 2017, a country song hits Billboard’s Streaming Songs chart. Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina make their first appearances on Streaming Songs a ...

  24. P!nk Hits No. 1 on Dance Club Songs Chart With 'What About Us'

    October 19, 2017 7:37 PM EDT Plus, Tiesto debuts with his latest 'Clublife' compilation. P!nk parades to the pinnacle of Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart (dated Oct. 28) for the first time in five years, and for a third time total, as "What About Us" ...

  25. Billboard Charts to Adjust Streaming Weighting in 2018

    October 19, 2017 4:27 PM EDT Greater emphasis to be given to paid subscription streams with ad-supported activity remaining an important factor in the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and many other charts It is our goal at Billboard to accurately portray in an unbiased manne ...

  26. Halsey's 'Bad at Love' Debuts on Streaming Songs Chart

    October 19, 2017 4:09 PM EDT Also, Post Malone and Lil Pump continue rises in the chart’s top 20. Halsey slots her second track as a lead artist onto Billboard’s Streaming Songs chart (dated Oct. 28) with “Bad at Love,” which bows at No. 47 with 11.8 million streams earned in ...

  27. August Burns Red & Camp Bow on Top Christian Albums Chart

    October 19, 2017 12:17 PM EDT August Burns Red earns its fifth No. 1 & Camp collects his 11th top 10. Pennsylvania hard rock band August Burns Red debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart (dated Oct. 28) with its eighth studio full-length, as Phantom ...

  28. The Tragically Hip by the Numbers: Remembering Frontman Gord Downie

    October 18, 2017 4:50 PM EDT Legendary Canadian rock group  The Tragically Hip  made its Billboard   chart debut in March 1990, when its single "New Orleans Is Sinking" opened at No. 42 on the Mainstream Rock Songs airplay chart. The song, which would appear two mon ...

  29. Dame D.O.L.L.A., a.k.a. NBA Star Damian Lillard, Debuts on Emerging Artists Chart

    October 18, 2017 11:00 AM EDT Plus, Dua Lipa returns to No. 1 for a fourth total week. Dame D.O.L.L.A., aka NBA point guard Damian Lillard, debuts at No. 32 on  Billboard 's Emerging Artists chart (dated  Oct. 28 ) on the strength of his sophomore studio album  Confirmed, ...

  30. From 'Crocodile Rock' to 'Rockstar,' Every Hot 100 No. 1 With 'Rock' in Its Title

    October 18, 2017 10:35 AM EDT "rock" songs have reached the Hot 100's summit. On this week's Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated  Oct. 28 ), Post Malone's "Rockstar," featuring 21 Savage, rises 2-1, earning both rappers their first No. 1. " ...

  31. Kane Brown Vaults to Artist 100's Top Five & Tom Petty Holds at No. 1

    October 17, 2017 6:28 PM EDT Petty & The Heartbreakers become the second rock act to rule the chart for at least three total weeks. Kane Brown vaults from No. 57 to No. 5 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated  Oct. 28 ), as the country singer-songwriter's rereleas ...

  32. Blonde Redhead Leads THR's Top TV Songs Chart for September, Thanks to 'Rick and Morty'

    October 17, 2017 3:48 PM EDT Plus, six songs from ‘Insecure’ debut on the chart. Blonde Redhead ’s “For The Damaged Coda” leads THR’ s Top TV Songs chart, powered by Tunefind and Shazam, for September, thanks to its appearance in Cartoon Network’s  Rick and Morty .  The song ...

  33. 'Rockstar' Becomes Fifth Rap Hot 100 No. 1 of 2017, Tying Single-Year Record

    October 17, 2017 11:39 AM EDT , 2004 and 2003 also saw five rap No. 1s in each year. As it  reaches the pinnacle  of this week's Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated  Oct. 28 ), Post Malone 's "Rockstar," featuring 21 Savage , becomes the fifth rap song to hi ...

  34. Pink Leads U.K. Midweek Chart With 'Beautiful Trauma'

    October 17, 2017 12:40 AM EDT Pink is powering to the U.K. chart summit with Beautiful Trauma (RCA), her seventh studio album, while three recordings are in the hunt for the singles crown, led by a “Rockstar.”  At the halfway point in the chart cycle, Beautiful Trauma is out i ...

  35. NF Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Perception'

    October 16, 2017 4:29 PM EDT Plus: Lil Pump & Marilyn Manson debut in top 10; Kane Brown bolts 56-5. Rapper NF notches his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart -- and first top 10 -- as his third full-length studio album, Perception , debuts atop the list. The set ...

  36. Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Almost Like Praying' Debuts as Top-Selling Song of the Week: 'I'm Filled With Gratitude'

    October 16, 2017 3:55 PM EDT The "Hamilton" creator and star earns his first top 40 Hot 100 hit. Lin-Manuel Miranda's new charity single "Almost Like Praying," featuring Artists for Puerto Rico, blasts in at No. 1 on the Digital Song Sales chart dated ...

  37. Post Malone's 'Rockstar' Extends Streak Atop Australia's Singles Chart

    October 16, 2017 2:49 AM EDT Post Malone rocks out for a third straight week at No. 1 on Australia’s singles chart with “Rockstar” (Republic/Universal), featuring 21 Savage , while the 13th installment of Triple J's Like A Version  (ABC/UMA) series blasts to the top of t ...

  38. 13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: 'Mi Gente' & 'Despacito' Make History In Hot 100's Top 10

    October 14, 2017 10:00 AM EDT Cardi B 's "Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)" scores its  third week at No. 1  on the Billboard Hot 100  (dated  Oct. 21 ), while J Balvin and Willy William 's "Mi Gente," now featuring Beyonce , vaults 21-3. Plus,  Shania ...

  39. Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Almost Like Praying' Set to Debut as Week's Top-Selling Song

    October 13, 2017 6:00 PM EDT More than 100,000 downloads should spark the 'Hamilton' star's first top 40 Hot 100 hit. Lin-Manuel Miranda's new charity single "Almost Like Praying," featuring Artists for Puerto Rico, should soar in at No. 1 on the ...

  40. Liam Gallagher Makes Triumphant U.K. Album Chart Debut

    October 13, 2017 3:35 PM EDT Meanwhile, “Rockstar” by Post Malone featuring 21 Savage starts a second week at the singles summit. Liam Gallagher has raced to the top of the U.K. album chart with his first solo release, As You Were (Warner Bros./Warner Music). “Rockstar” (Repu ...

  41. U2 Is the 'Best' With Record-Breaking 13th No. 1 on Adult Alternative Songs Chart

    October 12, 2017 5:48 PM EDT The band passes Coldplay for the most No. 1s in the list's 21-year history. U2 hits historic heights with "You're the Best Thing About Me, " which rises 2-1 on Billboard 's Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart (dated Oct. ...

  42. Niall Horan Hits No. 1 & Taylor Swift Scores First Top 10 on Dance Club Songs

    October 12, 2017 1:28 PM EDT Plus, moves for Demi Lovato, Robin Schulz and Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso. Niall Horan notches his first solo No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart (dated Oct. 21) with "Slow Hands" (2-1). It's his second chart hit, fol ...

  43. Naughty Boy's 'Runnin' (Lose It All)' With Beyonce Tops TV Commercials Chart for September

    October 12, 2017 12:45 PM EDT Plus, Meghan Trainor and Queen debut with former Billboard Hot 100 hits. Naughty Boy ’s “Runnin’ (Lose It All),” featuring Beyoncé and Arrow Benjamin, tops  Billboard  & Clio’s Top TV Commercials chart, powered by Shazam, for September, thanks ...

  44. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee's 'Despacito' Is First Clip to Hit 4 Billion Views on YouTube

    October 11, 2017 10:30 PM EDT Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s "Despacito" is still outsprinting every other video on the planet.  The Latin mega-hit just clocked-up a staggering 4 billion views on YouTube, a new benchmark on the giant streaming platform.  [readmore:799 ...

  45. From 'Volare' to 'Mi Gente,' Every Foreign-Language Top 10 Hit on the Billboard Hot 100

    October 11, 2017 4:21 PM EDT 'Mi Gente' is just the 13th non-English-language single to hit the Hot 100's top 10. As J Balvin and Willy William 's Spanish-language smash "Mi Gente," featuring Beyonce, scores its first week in the Billboard Hot 10 ...

  46. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie's 'The Bigger Artist' Debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

    October 11, 2017 3:26 PM EDT Plus, Post Malone keeps climbing and Tamar Braxton debuts with what may be her final album. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie ’s The Bigger Artist starts at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart (dated Oct. 21), earning 67,000 equivalent album units ...

  47. 'Mi Gente' & 'Despacito' Mark First Double-Up of Two Non-English-Language Hits in Hot 100's Top 10

    October 11, 2017 12:34 PM EDT Such a twofer had never before occurred in the Hot 100's 59-year history. On the latest Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated  Oct. 21 ), J Balvin and Willy William 's "Mi Gente," now featuring Beyonce,  surges 21-3  after the first f ...

  48. Kane Brown's 'What Ifs' Featuring Lauren Alaina Tops Hot Country Songs, Stopping Sam Hunt's Record Run

    October 10, 2017 6:43 PM EDT "34 weeks, Sam Hunt? Damn. I'm happy to get in there," Brown beams. Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, which blends streaming, airplay and sales data, boasts a new No. 1 for the first time since Feb. 25, as Kane Brown 's ...

  49. Tom Petty Lands 14 Tracks on Hot Rock Songs Chart

    October 10, 2017 6:04 PM EDT The rock legend, who died Oct. 2, charts highest with "Free Fallin'" at No. 4. Tom Petty populates 14 of the top 25 spots on Billboard's 50-position Hot Rock Songs chart (dated Oct. 21), as the late singer's sizable catalo ...

  50. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Rule Billboard Artist 100, Shania Twain No. 2

    October 10, 2017 10:07 AM EDT The late rock icon returns amid a flurry of gains. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers re-enter the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated  Oct. 21 ) at No. 1 to become the top musical act in the U.S. The late rock icon and his longtime band rule the cha ...

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