1. Top 12 Most Anticipated Urban Latin Videos of 2017

    December 21, 2017 12:52 PM EST 0 0 0 Did your favorite make the cut? The urban beat absolutely ruled Latin music in 2017. The great thing about those urban Latin records that drip mass appeal? Rarely do their accompanying visuals disappoint.  To build on a grand arrival, some of our fa ...

  2. What's Maluma Saying in 'Hola,' His Bilingual Collab With Flo Rida?

    December 01, 2017 1:16 PM EST 0 0 0 We all (hopefully) know what “Hola” means, right people? That’s the name of the new Flo Rida/Maluma collab and yes, it means “Hello.” But what about everything else that’s said in the music video, shot in his Medellín hometown? While captions are pr ...

  3. Grammy-Winning Songwriter Eskeerdo Has His Eyes Set on Rihanna's Next Hit: 'I'm Not Doing This to Be Second Best'

    November 27, 2017 9:32 AM EST 0 0 0 You may not recognize the Cuban artist by name, but you know and love his music. Alexander “ Eskeerdo ” Izquierdo was born in Dade County, Florida to Cuban immigrants. He was a high school drop out by the 10th grade. At 19, Eskeerdo (a play on his l ...

  4. Flo Rida Talks About His Collaboration with Maluma on the 2017 Latin Grammys Red Carpet

    Flo Rida Talks About His Collaboration with Maluma on the 2017 Latin Grammys Red Carpet

    November 16, 2017 9:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Flo Rida talked to Billboard about his love for Latin music and collaborating with Maluma on "Hola" on the red carpet at the 2017 Latin Grammys. music , Flo Rida , Billboard Music , 2017 , Latin , interview , Award Shows , red carpe ...

  5. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Julia Michaels Jumps, Halsey Debuts & More

    April 21, 2017 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, chart action for Clean Bandit, Flo Rida & AJR. As previously reported, Ed Sheeran 's "Shape of You" rules the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated April 29) for a 12th week. Plus, three songs enter the Hot 100's top 10, led b ...

  6. Pitbull Takes His 'Greenlight' to WWE's WrestleMania 33 Stage: Watch

    April 03, 2017 6:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Sunday (April 2) Pitbull took his "Greenlight" to WrestleMania 33. Stephen Marley , Flo Rida and LunchMoney Lewis joined Mr. Worldwide during the performance. The Grammy Award-winning singer was this year’s musical guest for the WWE eve ...

  7. The 15 Best David Guetta Songs

    February 08, 2017 6:27 PM EST 0 0 4 No matter how you feel about him, David Guetta is hugely responsible for dance music crossing over into the American mainstream. Would Calvin Harris ever be so big as he is today if Guetta hadn't helped break down those radio barriers? Would Th ...

  8. Mariah Carey's 'We Belong Together' Makes 251 Percent Gain in Streams After New Year's Eve Performance

    January 10, 2017 6:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Following her problematic New Year's Eve performance, there's some good news for Mariah Carey : The set and its ensuing media publicity have sparked streams of her hit "We Belong Together," which soars 251 percent to 4.5 million ...

  9. What Pieces You Need to Dress Like Chanel Iman in Flo Rida's 'Zillionaire' Video

    December 13, 2016 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Last week, rapper Flo Rida premiered his new video for " Zillionaire ," a catchy track about what he would do if he won the lottery. What he would do -- drinking sake and tea with Japanese geishas and hitting golf balls on his mansion lawn ...

  10. Watch 2 Fiat Chrysler Music Campaigns Debuting During 2016 AMAs

    November 20, 2016 12:24 PM EST 0 0 7 Remember that Jeep Renegade commercial that featured X Ambassadors ’ “Renegades?” Or the red Fiat 124 Spider that pops up in the video to Fitz & the Tantrums ’ “Hands Clap?”  They are only two of the 92 music videos (yes, 92) Fiat Chrysler Autom ...

  11. 10 Songs You Didn't Know Bruno Mars Wrote

    October 21, 2016 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When you think of Bruno Mars , you think of his ear-candy dance floor anthems, tailor-made for a myriad playlists. Whether it’s his pitch-perfect harmonies or his slick pop melodies, Mars has a way of making sure any song he drops finds a place righ ...

  12. 10 Top David Guetta Songs You Didn't Know He Produced

    August 31, 2016 4:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 All hail the man who almost single-handedly resurrected dance music in America. Once a safe haven for minorities and misfits, dance music is now one with American popular culture. Who of the scene’s grizzled veterans could have ever imagined seeing ...

  13. Watch Adam Lambert's Hip-Swiveling Cover of 'Faith' on ABC's 'Greatest Hits'

    August 04, 2016 10:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 It takes a strong man, baby, to cover George Michael , but Adam Lambert was up to the task on the season finale of ABC's Greatest Hits Thursday night (Aug. 4). "We have a multi-talented child of the '80s born back in 1982," said ...

  14. Flo Rida to Bring 'Hello Summer' to ESPN's MLB Coverage

    June 24, 2016 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Flo Rida  hits a home run in a new venture with ESPN. The "My House" rapper will be remixing his summer hit " Hello Friday " for the sports network's Major League Baseball coverage throughout the season.  "I'm hono ...

  15. Jimmy Kimmel on His Late-Night Show's Mashup Mondays: Thank Huey Lewis and the Foo Fighters

    May 02, 2016 5:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Monday night (May 2), Jimmy Kimmel Live will kick off a new month of Mashup Mondays, the late-night show’s segment that combines two acts based on the compatibility of their names, rather than their musical styles.  On the new segment, Of Monster ...

  16. Radio Disney Music Awards: 13 Things You Didn't See on TV

    May 01, 2016 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 With almost a dozen performances (including a surprise appearance from Gwen Stefani ) and even more award categories, it can prove challenging to keep up with everything that's happening during the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards.  Luckily, Bill ...

  17. How To Get Flo Rida To Play Your Bat Mitzvah

    March 11, 2016 2:29 PM EST 0 0 0 When kids don't want to settle for a luncheon at the synagogue, they have their parents call Ryan Schinman. Drake taking the stage to perform "Hotline Bling" at a New York bat mitzvah on Feb. 20 had the Internet ablaze, but kids compe ...

  18. Flo Rida & Jason Derulo Say 'Hello Friday' in New Party Anthem: Listen

    February 29, 2016 4:06 PM EST 0 0 0 Flo Rida and Jason Derulo have dropped a new track appropriately titled “Hello Friday.” It’s the ready-for-the-weekend party anthem for those stressful 9-to-5 workweeks. “'Cause Monday, so many, goddamn it/ Tuesday, she wanna go up,” Flo Rida s ...

  19. Every Song to Stay at No. 1 on Hot 100 for 10 or More Weeks

    January 07, 2016 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Adele's "Hello" is just the 31st of 1,048 total Hot 100 leaders to reign for double-digit weeks. Adele broke records at the end of 2015 with the release of her album 25 . Now, to kick off the new year, her smash song "Hello" ...

  20. Flo Rida Talks Executive Producing 'The Secrets of the Magic City,' Setting Sights on Action Stardom

    December 09, 2015 1:59 PM EST 0 0 0 After reaching Everest-high levels of fame with his dance hits “Whistle,” the Sia -assisted “Wild Ones” and breakout chart-topper “Low” featuring T-Pain , Flo Rida is setting his sights on film. Step one: becoming executive producer of the close-to- ...

  21. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Missy Elliott's 'WTF' Debuts, With Leap Expected Next Week

    November 20, 2015 1:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elliott's comeback track debuts at No. 91, with an advance to the top 40 likely next week. Plus, moves for Coldplay, Sam Smith, Rachel Platten & Flo Rida. As previously reported, Adele 's "Hello" spends a third week at No. 1 ...

  22. Flo Rida Names His Top 5 Beatmakers of All Time

    November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Flo Rida ’s wild ride into pop superstardom began with a hit about a “shorty in Apple Bottom Jeans.” See the All-Time Charts:  Billboard 200 Albums  |  Billboard 200 Artists  |  Hot 100 Songs  |  Hot 100 Artists Sartorial preferences aside, the Miam ...

  23. Adele's 'Hello' Has Biggest Sales Week for a Single Since Elton John's Princess Diana Tribute in 1997

    November 04, 2015 11:06 AM EST 0 0 0 'Hello' joins John's 'Candle in the Wind 1997' in an elite club. As previously reported, Adele 's "Hello" blasts onto the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Nov. 14) at No. 1, setting a record for the most U.S. download ...

  24. Flo Rida Premieres 'My House' Remix Package ft. 10K Islands, Bonics & A-Rock & More: Exclusive

    September 24, 2015 11:08 AM EDT Flo Rida’s  single “My House” is getting prime remix treatment from a slew of DJs and producers. The brand new remix package, premiering on Billboard below, features remixes by 10K Islands, Bonics & A-Rock, and more. Each remix takes “My Ho ...

  25. Behind the Making of LMFAO's ' Party Rock Anthem' -- One of Summer's All-Time Biggest Hits

    July 20, 2015 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dance-rap duo LMFAO approached its second album, 2011's Sorry for Party Rocking , with the explicit goal of scoring a No. 1. "Party Rock Anthem" -- a feel-good EDM track partly inspired by "shuffling," a dance move popular i ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Fourth of July Music on TV: Where to See Ed Sheeran & More on Independence Day

    July 03, 2015 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 There's no better way to celebrate America's independence then by kicking your feet up in front of the TV -- hot dog in hand -- while watching some of your favorite artists sing on screen. NBC's annual Macy's 4th of July Firework ...

  28. Flo Rida Pulls Out of Miss USA Pageant

    July 01, 2015 2:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the Miss USA pageant later this month and Macy’s has dumped Donald Trump, part of the continued fallout over the GOP hopeful’s remarks about Mexican immigrants during his presidential campaign annou ...

  29. Billboard Cover: Jason Derulo on Fitness Fanaticism, His Post-Jordin Sparks Love Life and All-Star-Filled New Album

    May 22, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 10.533 k 540 56 "Warm lava cake with vanilla ice cream,” says Jason Derulo . “That shit is unbelievable.” For a man as obsessed with staying fit as he is with making hits -- the 25-year-old is on the verge of scoring his 11th million-selling single, ...

  30. Pop Radio's Most Powerful: Booking Jingle Ball, Schmoozing With U2 and Breaking One Direction

    May 01, 2015 1:01 PM EDT The 10 top 40 programmers with the instincts and clout to make songs into hits, and make millions for their companies. 1. JOHN IVEY, 56 SENIOR VP, iHEARTMEDIA; PROGRAM DIRECTOR, KIIS LOS ANGELES Ivey wields significant clout over America’s pop mus ...

  31. Rich Homie Quan Surrenders to Miami Police Over Alleged Attack on Bouncer

    April 09, 2015 10:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rich Homie Quan   surrendered himself to police yesterday (April 8) after a security guard he is accused of attacking outside a Miami Beach night club brought charges against the rapper. Quan, whose given name is  Dequantes Lamar , faces a misdemea ...

  32. Sam Smith Holds Off Madonna to Score U.K. Chart Double

    March 16, 2015 6:10 AM EDT Sam Smith's pre-eminence in the U.K. market reached new heights yesterday (March 15) as he scored a new chart double. "Lay Me Down" (Capitol/Universal/ Columbia/Sony), his collaboration with John Legend for the Comic Relief charit ...

  33. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Carly Rae Jepsen Debut

    March 13, 2015 4:31 PM EDT McCartney boasts simultaneous top 15 hits for the first time since 1982 (with the Beatles), while fans 'Really Like' Jepsen's new song. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , ...

  34. Guest Post: Without Transparency in Music, Artists, Fans and Services Will Lose

    March 03, 2015 11:55 AM EST Imagine you went to your ATM and tried to take out $60 dollars. The machine makes you wait for a half hour then spits out 40 dollars and no receipt. You don't know where the extra money went, why it took so long or what's left in your a ...

  35. Taylor Swift Returns to No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100, Fall Out Boy Flies to No. 2

    January 29, 2015 3:25 PM EST 15.1 k 426 1 0 While Swift blocks Fall Out Boy from the summit, the band reaches a new high, soaring 10-2 thanks to new album. Despite an 8 percent drop in activity, Taylor Swift returns to the top of the Billboard Artist 100 (2-1), logging a record-exten ...

  36. Tomorrow's Hits: Natalie La Rose, Wash & Josh Dorr

    January 09, 2015 10:05 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Natalie La Rose New Republic signee Natalie La Rose nears her first Billboard chart appearance, as the ...

  37. The Juice Podcast: Jeremih Talks 'Late Nights' Album, 'N.O.M.A.' Mixtape & Collabos

    August 01, 2014 1:55 PM EDT 1 3 0 Jeremih moves discreetly. Within the four years between his sophomore album All About You and his upcoming album, Late Nights: The Album (due out Sept.  30), the singer-songwriter/producer has been working steadily, releasing his Late Nights with Je ...

  38. New Signings: The Orchard Signs CYHSY, Angaleena Presley Joins Slate Creek, Round Hill Music Nabs Tesla

    June 09, 2014 12:03 PM EDT Here’s a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, including record labels, artist management firms, publishing companies, booking agencies and more.     RECORD LABELS  -- Northern California “hip-pop” duo Kalin and Myles sign ...

  39. Elbow Lands First No. 1 Album in U.K.

    March 17, 2014 9:16 AM EDT Longtime British modern rock favorites Elbow have achieved their first-ever U.K. No. 1 album, debuting at the top with their sixth studio release "The Take Off and Landing of Everything." On the new singles chart, Canadian duo Dvbbs (pro ...

  40. Katy Perry Tops Hot 100, Beyonce Bounds To No. 2

    February 05, 2014 2:41 PM EST Perry's 'Dark Horse,' featuring Juicy J, spends a second week at No. 1, while Beyonce's 'Drunk in Love,' featuring Jay Z, roars to the runner-up spot. Plus, Pharrell blasts into the top 10 Katy Perry's "Dark ...

  41. Chart Moves: Beyonce Crowns R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay; Aloe Blacc Bounds Up Hot 100; Hillsong United Makes History

    January 24, 2014 10:00 AM EST As previously reported , Pitbull and Ke$ha rule the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber" and Lorde and Bastille soar into the chart's top 10. Who else scales Billboard song charts this week? -- Beyonce: In just its sixth week on R&B/ ...

  42. Chart Moves: Jason Derulo's 'Dirty' Dances Up Hot 100; Luke Bryan's 'Beer' Caps Hot Country Songs; Kristen Bell's 'Frozen' Tracks Heat Up

    January 18, 2014 5:11 PM EST As previously reported, Pitbull and Ke$ha rule the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber," while Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J, tops Digital Songs and On-Demand Songs. Who else trots up Billboard song charts this w ...

  43. Pitbull & Ke$ha's 'Timber' Lands First U.K. No. 1 for 2014

    January 06, 2014 3:09 AM EST   “Timber” (Mr.305/Polo Grounds/J/Sony) by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha debuted atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 5) to become the market’s first No. 1 single of 2014. Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon” (Polydor/Universal) climbed 6-1 to top the albu ...

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