1. Latin American Music Awards 2018: Ozuna and J Balvin Lead Nominations

    September 18, 2018 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With nine nods each, reggaeton stars Ozuna and J Balvin lead the list of nominees for the 2018 Latin American Music Awards (AMAs), slated to air live Oct. 25 on Telemundo from The Dolby Theater in Hollywood, Ca. Close behind is Nicky Jam with eight ...

  2. Ella Mai Talks Success of 'Boo'd Up' & Wanting to Collaborate With Kehlani: Watch

    September 17, 2018 2:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last week, Ella Mai helped announce the nominees for the 2018 American Music Awards, alongside Bebe Rexha , Normani , Kane Brown , and Billboard ’s Chelsea Briggs. Ahead of the announcement event, she caught up with Billboard News host Tetris Kelly ...

  3. Rubén Blades Appointed Scholar-in-Residence at NYU

    September 17, 2018 6:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 “To have information and not to share it is to waste knowledge,” says the salsa icon and social activist. Rubén Blades is going back to school. No, the Harvard Law graduate is not picking up another degree – although he could recently be seen having ...

  4. NYFW: See the Intense Photos of Rihanna's Savage X Fenty Lingerie Show

    September 13, 2018 12:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Models danced and contorted at the tropical-inspired show. Welcome to the jungle. Following the launch of her  Savage X lingerie  collection this year, Rihanna debuted her tropical-inspired spring line at New York Fashion Week on Wednesday (Sept. 12 ...

  5. Normani Says a Nicki Minaj Collaboration Will 'Possibly' Be On Her Album: Watch

    September 13, 2018 11:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard catches up with Normani & Bebe Rexha after 2018 AMA nominations live stream. The nominations were announced for the 2018 American Music Awards on Wednesday, and Drake and Cardi B lead the pack with eight nominations each. To announce t ...

  6. Taylor Swift & Ed Sheeran Are Pretty Sure Drake Will Beat Them at 2018 AMAs: Watch the Video

    September 12, 2018 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Friends and frequent collaborators Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran both racked up 2018 American Music Awards nominations on Wednesday (Sept. 12), and they're even nominated against each other in a few categories -- but there's no bad blood her ...

  7. How to Vote for the 2018 American Music Awards

    September 12, 2018 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 46th annual  American Music Awards will air next month and will celebrate the voices of the fans, allowing them to vote for their favorite artists of 2018. It was previously announced this morning that the nominations for the 2018 AMAs will be a ...

  8. Drake, Cardi B Lead 2018 AMAs Nominations With 8 Each: See the Full List

    September 12, 2018 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2018 American Music Awards nominations are in! Drake and Cardi B lead all artists with eight total nods each. Drake will compete against Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift for the night's top honors -- artist of the y ...

  9. Watch the 2018 AMAs Nominations Live Stream

    September 12, 2018 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The American Music Awards decided to shake things up with their 2018 nominations, and they're getting by with a little help from their talented friends.  Bebe Rexha , Normani , Ella Mai and Kane Brown are set to announce this year's conten ...

  10. Ella Mai, Bebe Rexha, Normani & Kane Brown to Announce 2018 American Music Awards Nominations Live on YouTube

    September 11, 2018 1:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 The nominations for the 2018 American Music Awards will be announced on Wednesday (Sept. 12) at 9 a.m. P.T. live from YouTube Space LA by a quartet of musical heavy hitters including Normani , Bebe Rexha , Ella Mai and Kane Brown . The noms will liv ...

  11. 'A Star is Born' Rockets Into Oscar Contention at North American Premiere

    September 11, 2018 7:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 It turns out Bradley Cooper can direct and sing and Lady Gaga can act, leaving Warner Bros. with an across-the-board contender on its hands. In my 12 years of covering the Toronto International Film Festival, I have seen a lot of movies go over huge ...

  12. Shirley Manson, Instagram CEO Among Keynote Speakers at SXSW 2019

    September 10, 2018 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The lineup for the annual South by Southwest festival is starting to come into place.    Organizers of the Austin-based technology, music and film confab, announced Monday morning that it has named Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom, Garbage singer Shirley ...

  13. Why You Should Vote For J Balvin | American Music Awards 2018

    Why You Should Vote For J Balvin | American Music Awards 2018

    September 10, 2018 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vote for this 2018 American Music Awards nominee here: http://www.billboard.com/amas music , AMAs , VoteAMA , 2018 , J Balvin , ama2018 , vote , Awards , Billboard , American Music Awards Videos Brightcove ...

  14. Why You Should Vote For Dan + Shay | American Music Awards 2018

    Why You Should Vote For Dan + Shay | American Music Awards 2018

    September 10, 2018 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vote for this 2018 American Music Awards nominee here: http://www.billboard.com/amas music , AMAs , VoteAMA , 2018 , ama2018 , vote , Awards , Dan + Shay , Billboard , American Music Awards Videos Brightcove ...

  15. Why You Should Vote For Florida Georgia Line | American Music Awards 2018

    Why You Should Vote For Florida Georgia Line | American Music Awards 2018

    September 10, 2018 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vote for this 2018 American Music Awards nominee here: http://www.billboard.com/amas music , AMAs , VoteAMA , 2018 , Florida Georgia Line , ama2018 , vote , Awards , Billboard , American Music Awards Videos Brightcove ...

  16. Why You Should Vote For Imagine Dragons | American Music Awards 2018

    Why You Should Vote For Imagine Dragons | American Music Awards 2018

    September 10, 2018 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vote for this 2018 American Music Awards nominee here: http://www.billboard.com/amas music , AMAs , VoteAMA , 2018 , ama2018 , vote , Awards , Imagine Dragons , Billboard , American Music Awards Videos Brightcove ...

  17. Why You Should Vote For Maren Morris | American Music Awards 2018

    Why You Should Vote For Maren Morris | American Music Awards 2018

    September 10, 2018 10:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vote for this 2018 American Music Awards nominee here: http://www.billboard.com/amas music , AMAs , VoteAMA , Maren Morris , 2018 , ama2018 , vote , Awards , Billboard , American Music Awards Videos Brightcove ...

  18. Why You Should Vote For LANCO | American Music Awards 2018

    Why You Should Vote For LANCO | American Music Awards 2018

    September 10, 2018 10:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vote for this 2018 American Music Awards nominee here: http://www.billboard.com/amas music , AMAs , VoteAMA , 2018 , ama2018 , vote , Awards , Billboard , American Music Awards , lanco Videos Brightcove ...

  19. Why You Should Vote For Young Thug | American Music Awards 2018

    Why You Should Vote For Young Thug | American Music Awards 2018

    September 10, 2018 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vote for this 2018 American Music Awards nominee here: http://www.billboard.com/amas music , AMAs , VoteAMA , 2018 , ama2018 , Young Thug , vote , Awards , Billboard , American Music Awards Videos Brightcove ...

  20. Why You Should Vote For SZA | American Music Awards 2018

    Why You Should Vote For SZA | American Music Awards 2018

    September 10, 2018 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vote for this 2018 American Music Awards nominee here: http://www.billboard.com/amas SZA , music , AMAs , VoteAMA , 2018 , ama2018 , vote , Awards , Billboard , American Music Awards Videos Brightcove ...

  21. Why You Should Vote For Portugal. the Man | American Music Awards 2018

    Why You Should Vote For Portugal. the Man | American Music Awards 2018

    September 10, 2018 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vote for this 2018 American Music Awards nominee here: http://www.billboard.com/amas music , AMAs , VoteAMA , 2018 , ama2018 , vote , Portugal. The Man , Awards , Billboard , portugal the man Videos Brightcove ...

  22. Ed Sheeran to Open Inaugural Music 4 Mental Health Event in London

    September 05, 2018 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 The singer joins James Arthur, Anne-Marie, Olly Murs and Ella Eyre on the event's roster. Mental health campaign #IAMWHOLE has announced Ed Sheeran  will open their debut fundraiser event featuring Ella Eyre, James Arthur, Olly Murs, and Anne-M ...

  23. Tracee Ellis Ross to Return as American Music Awards Host

    September 05, 2018 10:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2018 show will broadcast live on ABC on Oct. 9. If you thought last year's American Music Awards were hilarious, you're in luck: Tracee Ellis Ross is coming back for a second year as the awards show's host. The  black-ish  star wi ...

  24. Billboard Hot 100 Festival 2018 | Official Aftermovie

    Billboard Hot 100 Festival 2018 | Official Aftermovie

    September 04, 2018 1:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Here is a look at everything that went down at the 2018 Billboard Hot 100 Festival, including performances from French Montana, Halsey, Rae Sremmurd, Future & more. music , 2018 , hot 100 festival 2018 , hot 100 festival , Hot 100 , Billboard , ...

  25. Billboard Hot 100 Festival 2018 | Official Aftermovie

    September 04, 2018 1:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Here is a look at everything that went down at the 2018 Billboard Hot 100 Festival, including performances from French Montana, Halsey, Rae Sremmurd, Future & more. music , 2018 , hot 100 festival 2018 , hot 100 festival , Hot 100 , Billboard , ...

  26. Bad Bunny, Karol G, Aterciopelados & More Shine Through the Rain on Day 2 of Los Dells Festival

    September 03, 2018 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0   The first half of Day 2 at Los Dells was marked by a steady downpour, but nevertheless, a determined, umbrella-armed crowd of more than 10,000 “Delleros” tread through muddying expanses to catch fifteen acts on four stages.  The fans’ persistence ...

  27. Chadwick Boseman: 'Black Panther' Aiming for Best Picture -- Not New 'Popular Oscar'

    August 31, 2018 7:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 "For my money, the only thing that matters is the level of difficulty," says the actor who plays the title character, adding, "I dare any movie to try to compare to the [level of] difficulty of this one." How will the Academy ...

  28. Fan Army Face-Off 2018: And the Winner Is...

    August 29, 2018 11:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's the end of the road and time to announce the winner of this year's Fan Army Face-Off! Taking home the crown and continuing the now five-year K-pop winning streak is Korean boy band  Super Junior . The band joins the ranks of first-yea ...

  29. 2018 MTV Video Music Awards Yield 41% Sales Gain for Shawn Mendes, Jennifer Lopez & More

    August 27, 2018 10:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards yielded significant sales gains for the songs performed on the Aug. 20 broadcast, according to Nielsen Music. In the week ending Aug. 23, the collected tunes performed on the show — excluding recently released tracks ...

  30. Fan Army Face-Off: Super Junior Ahead of Harry Styles With Just Days Left in the Final Round

    August 27, 2018 4:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard's annual Fan Army Face-Off always brings the heat, and right now it's positively boiling. Last week, we said goodbye to half of our final four -- Selena Gomez's Selenators and BTS' A.R.M.Y. --  and kicked off the final ...

  31. Big Freedia Says She Had 'No Idea' Jennifer Lopez Would Use Her Voice at the VMAs

    August 23, 2018 1:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 For New Orleans bounce artist Big Freedia, the past few years have been a whirlwind. After years of grinding in the music industry, Freedia received some mainstream recognition, being featured in the music videos for massive music videos like Beyonc ...

  32. MTV Executive Amy Doyle on Madonna's Aretha Tribute, Wooing Young Fans and the 'Drag Race' Phenomenon

    August 23, 2018 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The MTV/VH1/Logo Group GM is overseeing MTV’s new era as part of an all-female team directly reporting to president Chris McCarthy. "There were some ­naysayers out there that wanted to give up on us, but we're back," says Amy Doyle , ...

  33. Aretha Franklin's Family Was Not Upset About Madonna's Widely Criticized VMA Tribute

    August 22, 2018 3:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna 's speech about the late Aretha Franklin at Monday's MTV VMAs received heavy criticism for coming off as one long, self-centered anecdote. Madonna took to Instagram on Tuesday to present her side of the story -- explaining that she ...

  34. Watch Nicki Minaj's Full VMAs Performance, Including 'Majesty,' 'Barbie Dreams' & 'Fefe'

    August 22, 2018 2:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nicki Minaj  took over NYC's Oculus for the VMAs on Monday night to perform a Queen -themed medley surrounded by regal imagery and opulence. The rap royal kicked things off with "Majesty," followed by "Barbie Dreams" and &qu ...

  35. Fan Army Face-Off Is Down to the Final Pair: Harry Styles vs. Super Junior

    August 22, 2018 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's finally time for the last round of Billboard 's Fan Army Face-Off !    Round 5 came to a close with a win for Harry Styles ' Stylers, who beat out BTS' A.R.M.Y. by over three thousand votes. Styles therefore moves to the fin ...

  36. Nightmare Plays 'Songs Of The Summer Quiz' | Billboard Hot 100 Fest 2018

    August 22, 2018 9:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nightmare plays the 'Songs Of The Summer Quiz' at the 2018 Billboard Hot 100 Festival. music , 2018 , hot 100 festival 2018 , hot 100 festival , interview , nightmare , Hot 100 , Billboard , 2018 hot 100 fest , 2018 hot 100 festival Hot 10 ...

  37. Nightmare Plays 'Songs Of The Summer Quiz' | Billboard Hot 100 Fest 2018

    Nightmare Plays 'Songs Of The Summer Quiz' | Billboard Hot 100 Fest 2018

    August 22, 2018 9:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nightmare plays the 'Songs Of The Summer Quiz' at the 2018 Billboard Hot 100 Festival. music , 2018 , hot 100 festival 2018 , hot 100 festival , interview , nightmare , Hot 100 , Billboard , 2018 hot 100 fest , 2018 hot 100 festival Hot 10 ...

  38. MTV Video Music Awards Ratings Hit All-Time Low

    August 21, 2018 8:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 It may have been a lousy night for Madonna at the MTV Video Music Awards, but the event offered some glimmers of hope for the network.    The Nielsen company estimated that 5.23 million watched Monday’s annual tribute to what’s current in popular mu ...

  39. Lauren Jauregui Says Halsey 'At the Very Least' Should Have Been Nominated for a VMA

    August 21, 2018 6:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 The VMAs on Monday night (Aug. 20) displayed a slew of female talent across the music industry, from Ariana Grande to Hayley Kiyoko. One major music name who was noticeably absent from the festivities was Halsey.    The songstress was shockingly not ...

  40. Maluma, Cardi B, Jennifer Lopez & Camila Cabello (Finally) Put Latin Music Center Stage at VMAs

    August 21, 2018 6:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 A year after snubbing "Despacito," the VMAs vindicate themselves with a bounty of Latin. What a difference a year makes. The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards were the focal point of widespread criticism after the music awards didn’t include “De ...

  41. PRETTYMUCH Talk Funny Tour Moments, Love of Juice WRLD & More at the 2018 MTV VMAs: Watch

    August 21, 2018 3:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 PRETTYMUCH caught up with Billboard ’s Chelsea Briggs on Monday at the 2018 MTV VMAs, talking about their Ed Sheeran -penned track, funny tour memories and more. Speaking of their song “Summer on You,” which was written by Ed Sheeran, the group reve ...

  42. J Balvin Celebrates His First VMA Win in Japan: Watch

    August 21, 2018 2:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Superstar J Balvin won his first-ever MTV VMA on Monday when “Mi Gente,” with Willy William, won best Latin video. Although J Balvin was not present at the ceremony, he did watch Willy William picking up his Moonperson from his hotel room in Japan. ...

  43. Ariana Grande Thanks Her Family for Joining Her Onstage at VMAs, Shares Sweet Pics of Pete Davidson

    August 21, 2018 2:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 After an eventful night taking home the VMA for best pop video ("No Tears Left to Cry") and performing for fans at an intimate Spotify session, Ariana Grande took to Twitter to share some behind-the-scenes footage of her with her family, f ...

  44. Smokepurpp & Lil Pump Talk Working Together on 'Nephew' at the 2018 MTV VMAs: Watch

    August 21, 2018 2:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Smokepurpp and Lil Pump both stopped to speak with Billboard ’s Chelsea Briggs on Monday at the 2018 MTV VMAs, chatting about their new collaborative track “Nephew.” Speaking of his friendship with Lil Pump, Smokepurpp tells Billboard , “We grew up ...

  45. Rita Ora Says Avicii Would Be 'So Happy' About VMA Recognition For 'Lonely Together' at VMAs

    August 21, 2018 1:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rita Ora took some time to catch up with Billboard ’s Chelsea Briggs on Monday (Aug. 20) at the 2018 MTV VMAs, chatting about her forthcoming album and remembering her “Lonely Together” collaborator Avicii . Asked about the status of her album, Ora ...

  46. Madonna Says She 'Did Not Intend to Do a Tribute' to Aretha Franklin at 2018 MTV VMAs

    August 21, 2018 1:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I could never do her justice in this context or environment," Madonna explained on Instagram. Madonna has faced backlash for what some viewers interpreted as an egocentric tribute to Aretha Franklin at Monday night’s (Aug. 20) MTV Video M ...

  47. Avicii Posthumously Honored With Best Dance Music Video Award at MTV VMAs

    August 21, 2018 12:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Exactly four months to the day after his tragic death, Avicii was honored at the 2018 MTV VMAs on Aug. 20 with the award for best dance music video for his Rita Ora  collaboration "Lonely Together." The clip was directed by his friend and ...

  48. Madonna's VMAs Speech Was Tone-Deaf, But the Real Mistake Was MTV's

    August 21, 2018 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 If you predicted going into the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards on Monday night (Aug. 20) that the pop star everyone would be talking about afterwards would be Madonna , congratulations. Despite stellar performances from Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and v ...

  49. G-Eazy Talks Touring With Ty Dolla $ign, Wanting to Work With Kehlani Again at 2018 MTV VMAs: Watch

    August 21, 2018 12:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 G-Eazy caught up with Billboard ’s Chelsea Briggs on Monday (Aug. 20) at the 2018 MTV VMAs, chatting about touring with Ty Dolla $ign , new music and more. Speaking of Ty, G-Eazy tells Billboard that the rapper (who he's currently on tour with) ...

  50. Shiggy Talks 'In My Feelings' Challenge, Calls Drake 'Very Funny' at 2018 MTV VMAs: Watch

    August 21, 2018 12:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shiggy stopped to chat with Billboard ’s Chelsea Briggs on Monday (Aug. 20) at the 2018 MTV VMAs, discussing the viral “In My Feelings” challenge that he started and working with Drake on the song’s music video. Asked at what moment he realized the ...

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