1. 10 Karol G & Anuel AA Instagram Photos That Give Us Major Relationship Goals

    February 14, 2019 10:57 AM EST 0 0 0 Karol G and Anuel AA officially announced that they were more than just friends with the release of their second collaboration, “Secreto,” on Jan. 15.   Ever since the Colombian urban singer and Puerto Rican trap artist revealed they were dating, th ...

  2. Wallows' Dylan Minnette & The Regrettes' Lydia Night Made You This Valentine's Day Playlist

    February 13, 2019 4:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Valentine’s Day is here, and whether you love or loathe the holiday, one thing most of us can agree on is the power of a good ol’ love song . But what are the kids listening to these days? To solve this mystery, Billboard tasked two of our favorite ...

  3. 10 Songs That Sampled Martin Luther King, Jr.

    January 21, 2019 11:43 AM EST 0 0 0 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speeches not only turned the tide of American civil rights, they left an indelible mark on American culture -- including popular music. Rock bands, rappers and R&B singers have sampled his singular voice for decades ...

  4. Mariah Carey's 'Christmas' Climbs to No. 3 on Billboard Hot 100, Ariana Grande's 'Next' Leads for Seventh Week

    December 31, 2018 12:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Below Grande's "Thank U, Next," Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is the first top-five holiday hit on the Hot 100 in 60 years. Plus, three more seasonal classics hit the top 10 for the first time. Ariana Grande ...

  5. Kim Kardashian Shares Christmas Photos With Kids and Kanye West

    December 27, 2018 11:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Your Insta feed is probably packed with tons of cute pictures of your friend's families celebrating the holidays. Why should the Kardashian West clan be any different? On Wednesday (Dec. 26), Kim Kardashian shared a series of snaps from their f ...

  6. Mariah Carey's Classic 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' Sets Spotify One-Day Streaming Record

    December 26, 2018 2:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Mariah Carey ’s 24-year-old Christmas classic is so popular it set a new one-day streaming record on Spotify on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24). Chart Data reported that “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” released in 1994, was played 10.8 million times Mond ...

  7. U2's Bono & The Edge Busked For Homeless Charity in Dublin on Christmas Eve: Watch

    December 26, 2018 8:49 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 's Bono and The Edge spent their Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) giving back. The singer and guitarist joined a number of fellow musicians in the annual tradition of charity busking when they turned up outside of the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin to play ...

  8. Mariah Carey, Madonna, Jared Leto, Taylor Swift & More: See How They Celebrated Christmas

    December 26, 2018 7:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Whether you woke up in a mansion in Beverly Hills or in your tiny childhood bedroom in Oshkosh, hopefully you spent Christmas day with family, friends and loved ones, raising a toast, opening some presents and taking a day to relax as we wind down 2 ...

  9. Bad Bunny, Becky G and More Latin Artists Get in the Holiday Spirit On Social Media

    December 25, 2018 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 It’s time to ring in the Christmas and holiday season. Feeling festive, many Latin artists have headed to social media to flaunt their holiday spirit. From Bad Bunny eating turkey with Residente to Becky G and her boyfriend, soccer star Sebastian Ll ...

  10. 'Saturday Night Live' Christmas Music: 6 Great Moments

    December 25, 2018 12:00 PM EST From a number about hooking up in your childhood bedroom to a Paul McCartney sketch, 'Saturday Night Live' regularly gifts fans with perfect music moments. Saturday Night Live 's Christmas shows are always extra special. The festive ...

  11. 13 Christmas Pop Songs From Around the World For Your Holiday Playlist

    December 25, 2018 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The earliest Christmas songs date back to the fourth century A.D. and popular tunes of the season from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries were composed in France, Germany and Finland. The classic “Silent Night” was written and first performed in Aust ...

  12. 10 Best Versions Of 'Silent Night'

    December 25, 2018 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 “Silent Night” has been a Christmas carol staple that has captured the ears of several generations for the past 200 years. The song was composed by Franz Xavier Gruber with lyrics by Joseph Mohr, and was performed for the first time on Christmas Eve ...

  13. John Lennon & Paul McCartney Holiday Classics Hit Hot 100 at Last, Among 20 Seasonal Songs on the Chart

    December 25, 2018 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Plus, debuts from Perry Como to Katy Perry. As previously reported , Ariana Grande 's "Thank U, Next" tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Dec. 29) for a sixth week. Plus, late legend Andy Williams ends a record gap of over 47 years betw ...

  14. Lay Discusses Gifting Fans With 'When It's Christmas' Single, 2019 Goals & More

    December 24, 2018 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 "This year I received a lot of love so I want to make a very warm song to make the listeners happy," he says. After a huge year that saw him break into the Billboard 200 as the highest-charting Mandopop star to date, hold his first U.S. co ...

  15. Ariana Grande Tops Billboard Hot 100 for Sixth Week, Andy Williams Makes 'Wonderful' Record Return to Top 10

    December 24, 2018 1:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Grande's "Thank U, Next" holds at No. 1, while "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" brings Williams back to the top 10. Ariana Grande 's "Thank U, Next" rules the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Dec. 29) f ...

  16. Alejandra Guzman, Ozuna, Luis Coronel and More: Who Has Your Favorite New Latin Christmas Song?

    December 24, 2018 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The holiday season is in full swing! Although timeless Latin Christmas classics, such as “Feliz Navidad” and “Mi Burrito Sabanero,” will forever make the rounds, there’s a new wave of festive songs in the mix. Check out new Christmas songs from Alej ...

  17. Celine Dion, Gwen Stefani and More Of the Best 'Feliz Navidad' Covers: Listen

    December 24, 2018 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Christmas season isn't complete without the José Feliciano ’s classic song "Feliz Navidad." Yes, it is mandatory to include either the original or some new version on your playlist. For that reason, Billboard  has compiled a list ...

  18. Katy Perry Goes Retro in 1950's-Style 'Cozy Little Christmas' Teaser: Watch

    December 24, 2018 8:42 AM EST 0 0 0 Katy Perry slipped one more present under the tree on Christmas Eve eve when she dropped a 40-second mini-video for her new holiday classic "Cozy Little Christmas." "If you can relate to family being around when you're just tryin ...

  19. Katy Perry's 'Cozy Little Christmas' Hits No. 1 on Adult Contemporary Chart

    December 23, 2018 11:58 PM EST 0 0 0 The song is the second holiday hit to top the tally this season. Katy Perry 's "Cozy Little Christmas" reaches the apex on Billboard 's Adult Contemporary chart (dated Dec. 29), rising from No. 2 to No. 1. The original song, an A ...

  20. How Amazon Music and Alexa Are Helping Boost Decades-Old Holiday Classics Up the Charts

    December 21, 2018 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 As Mariah Carey ’s holiday classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You” assumed its position on the Billboard Hot 100 in the weeks leading up to Dec. 25, reaching its highest-ever spot at No. 6, some more unusual chart activity was also taking place. G ...

  21. Jennifer Lopez & Bebe Rexha Join 'NBC's New Year's Eve' 2019 Lineup: Exclusive

    December 19, 2018 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 NBC's star-studded New Year's Eve celebration just got even more impressive, as Jennifer Lopez and Bebe Rexha  were added to the lineup of performers today (Dec. 19).  Lopez will take the stage in   Los Angeles to perform the empowering an ...

  22. Mariah Carey On Biggest Hot 100 Holiday Hit in 60 Years: 'This Is the Star On Top Of My Christmas Tree'

    December 19, 2018 2:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Carey celebrates the latest surge for 'All I Want for Christmas Is You,' up to No. 6 this week. As previously reported , Mariah Carey 's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" becomes the highest-charting yuletide hit in 60 years ...

  23. John Legend, Pentatonix, Tyler the Creator, Sufjan Stevens & More Christmas Must-Hear Music

    December 19, 2018 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Following our Best of 2018 Must-Hear Music podcast, we're signing off for 2018 with a look at the best new Christmas songs of the year. First up is John Legend's A Legendary Christmas, a yuletide K.O. featuring lush originals such as " ...

  24. Andy Williams Hits New High, The Ronettes 'Ride' Back After 52 Years & More Hot 100 Chart Moves

    December 19, 2018 1:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, Gene Autry earns his second Hot 100 hit and Jose Feliciano returns. Holiday music continues to reach new heights on the  Billboard Hot 100 , as 12 seasonal songs light up the latest list (dated Dec. 22), including four in the top 20. As  previ ...

  25. Gwen Stefani Lights Up 'Late Late Show' With Festive 'You Make It Feel Like Christmas' Performance: Watch

    December 19, 2018 9:52 AM EST 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani spread some holiday cheer at  The Late Late Show with a performance of “You Make It Feel Like Christmas” off her album of the same name on Tuesday night (Dec. 18). The singer also talked music she’s made with Pharrell Williams , her app ...

  26. Dean Martin's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' Hits Top 10 On Digital Song Sales Chart

    December 18, 2018 10:59 AM EST 0 0 0 Martin's version of the suddenly much-buzzed-about 1944 song surges by 70 percent in sales. "Baby, It's Cold Outside" has come under fire of late , with some radio stations banning the holiday standard in light of the #MeToo move ...

  27. Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jimmy Fallon Turn 2018's Biggest Pop Hits Into Christmas Songs: Watch

    December 18, 2018 8:42 AM EST 0 0 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon spread some holiday cheer to The Tonight Show on Monday night (Dec. 17) by cycling through festive renditions of 2018's biggest pop songs. The pair also chatted their viral "Two Goats on a Boat" vid ...

  28. Lil Jon Made the Greatest Christmas Song of All Time With the Kool-Aid Man: Listen

    December 18, 2018 8:40 AM EST 0 0 0 "All I Really Want For Christmas" is all you really need. You might want to check your Christmas list a third time, because up until Monday (Dec. 17) it was missing a very important ingredient: crunk juice. Lil Jon just dropped one of the ...

  29. Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' Becomes Highest-Charting Yuletide Hit in 60 Years on Hot 100 | Billboard News

    Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' Becomes Highest-Charting Yuletide Hit in 60 Years on Hot 100 | Billboard News

    December 17, 2018 7:52 PM EST 0 0 0 Carey's 1994 carol trails only David Seville & The Chipmunks' 1958 No. 1 'The Chipmunk Song.' 2018 , all i want for Christmas is you , Billboard , billboard news , christmas music , holidays , Mariah Carey , music , Music New ...

  30. Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' Is Highest-Charting Billboard Hot 100 Holiday Hit in 60 Years

    December 17, 2018 1:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Carey's 1994 carol trails only David Seville & The Chipmunks' 1958 No. 1 'The Chipmunk Song.' Mariah Carey 's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" becomes the highest-charting yuletide hit in 60 years on the Billb ...

  31. Amy Grant Celebrates the Holidays With Cozy Unplugged NPR Tiny Desk Performance: Watch

    December 17, 2018 8:17 AM EST 0 0 0 Amy Grant — also known as the queen of Christian pop — spread some serious holiday cheer in an NPR Tiny Desk Performance shared on Monday morning (Dec. 17). Sporting a fur shawl and strumming an acoustic guitar, the beloved singer took her seat behi ...

  32. Christmas In 2018: Check Out 19 New Albums From John Legend, Eric Clapton, Pentatonix & More

    December 14, 2018 2:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Is the eggnog spiked, or have an exorbitant glut of Christmas albums come out in the last few weeks? Well, all the better given the doozy of a year 2018 has been. We surely could use all the glad tidings and yuletide cheer the music industry wants t ...

  33. 'Santa Baby' at 65: Songwriter Philip Springer on the History of His Christmas Classic

    December 13, 2018 5:03 PM EST 0 0 0 When Lindsey Stirling was putting together her debut holiday album Warmer in the Winter, she was trying to cover all of her bases. “I wanted there to be lots of different flavors of Christmas music,” she explains. “I had some that are big band style ...

  34. 10 Best Versions Of 'Santa Baby'

    December 13, 2018 4:18 PM EST 0 0 0 "Santa Baby" is a cheeky, relatable Christmas song for those of us who want to receive only the most extravagant of gifts this year. The song was written by Joan Javits and Phillip Springer, and sung by Eartha Kitt in 1953. Decades later, ...

  35. 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Music Execs Share Their Picks For Gadgets & Goodies

    December 13, 2018 2:11 PM EST 0 0 0 From DIY recording equipment to vinyl and VR. Music executives are a breed of their own. From the cross-country, international jet-setting lifestyle and ever-increasing consumption rate that comes with the gig in the streaming era, to juggling the l ...

  36. Christina Aguilera to Headline 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 13, 2018 10:58 AM EST 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera is ready to ring in the New Year with some good company as the headlining performance for the New York site of  Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2019 , announced today (Dec. 13). She will perform just minutes ...

  37. The Darkness Releases Live Version of 'Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End)': Listen

    December 11, 2018 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 British rock band The Darkness is back for the holidays. This time around, they’re treating fans to a live version of their “Christmas Time (Don’t Let the Bells End)” song taped at their headlining Hammersmith Apollo show last year. The rerecording  ...

  38. 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' Heats Up On Charts After Lyrics Controversy

    December 11, 2018 10:14 AM EST 0 0 0 After a Cleveland radio station banned the song, multiple versions gain in sales and streaming, while still drawing over 10 million in airplay audience. A Cleveland radio station has removed "Baby, It's Cold Outside" from its playlist ...

  39. Sean Hayes & James Corden Debut New Christmas Classic 'Michael Ra-Pa-Pa-Port': Watch

    December 11, 2018 8:17 AM EST 0 0 0 The "Little Drummer Boy" is so played out. On Monday night's (Dec. 10) Late Late Show  James Corden and Will & Grace star Sean Hayes teamed up for a brand new Christmas classic dedicated to one of our finest American actors/ranter ...

  40. Andy Williams' "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" | Watch Now!

    Andy Williams' "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" | Watch Now!

    December 10, 2018 5:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Find out some interesting facts about Andy Williams' "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." 2018 , Billboard , mhm clip , music , must hear music , Andy Williams Videos Andy Williams Brightcove ...

  41. Pentatonix's Scott Hoying On the Band's 'Hallelujah' Cover, Christmas Traditions

    December 10, 2018 1:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard caught up with Scott Hoying of a capella phenomenon Pentatonix to discuss the group's powerful cover of "Hallelujah," which appears on their 2016 album A Pentatonix Christmas -- and is currently climbing the Holiday 100 . Wh ...

  42. Pentatonix Debut 'Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree' Video Ahead Of Holiday TV Special: Watch

    December 10, 2018 11:26 AM EST 0 0 0 Pentatonix released a festive music video for their cover of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” on Saturday (Dec. 8). The release came in promotion of the a cappella group’s television special,  Pentatonix: A Not So Silent Night . The visual shows ...

  43. Chumbawamba to Camila Cabello: A Trip Down Jingle Ball Memory Lane

    December 07, 2018 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Since its inception in 1996, iHeartMedia and New York pop station Z100’s Jingle Ball has become a cornerstone in the music calendar: a single night that’s minted stars, spawned a nationwide tour, and boosted a bevy of music’s biggest names. Consider ...

  44. Here Are the Lyrics to Wham!'s 'Last Christmas'

    December 07, 2018 3:05 PM EST 0 0 0 English pop duo Wham! released "Last Christmas" in 1984. Written and produced by George Michael, the song has become one of the biggest Christmas favorites due to its upbeat rhythm and synth sounds. During its recording session in London, ...

  45. Here Are the Lyrics to Nat King Cole's 'The Christmas Song'

    December 07, 2018 2:48 PM EST 0 0 0 The Nat King Cole Trio recorded "The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)" back in 1946 and turned it into a Christmas classic, one year after it was written by Bob Well and Mel Torme. The song is also commonly subtitled as "Chestn ...

  46. Pentatonix Release Sentimental Video For 'Where Are You Christmas': Watch

    December 07, 2018 12:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Pentatonix  released a visual for their track "Where Are You, Christmas" on Thursday, Dec. 6.  The "Where Are You, Christmas" music video sees the group standing on top of a chilly rooftop while they effortlessly glide through em ...

  47. Gwen Stefani Talks Vegas Residency, Christmas Shopping for Blake Shelton & Holiday Album on 'Kimmel': Watch

    December 07, 2018 8:28 AM EST 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani  stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday night (Dec. 6) to talk about her Las Vegas concert residency, boyfriend  Blake Shelton 's Cheeto obsession and the struggles of finding the perfect Christmas gift for him. The 49-year-old p ...

  48. 10 Best Versions Of 'Last Christmas'

    December 06, 2018 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 "Last Christmas" is a Christmas staple for those of us who might be feeling a little heartbroken around the holidays. Written by Wham! in 1984, the track didn't chart on Billboard's Hot 100 until January 2017, shortly after Georg ...

  49. John Legend Brings Holiday Cheer to 'Fallon' With Special Medley Performance: Watch

    December 06, 2018 8:11 AM EST 0 0 0 John Legend  stopped by The Tonight Show on Wednesday (Dec. 5) to spread holiday cheer with a medley featuring “What Christmas Means to Me” and “Bring Me Love” off his A Legendary Christmas album. He also sat down with host Jimmy Fallon to discuss h ...

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