Tag: Billboard

Eminem Album 'Kamikaze' Lands On Top Spot Of Billboard 200 Chart

Despite the lack of promotion of Eminem’s new album, 'Kamikaze' debuted at the number 1 with the fourth best week sales of this year. This is the 45-year-old rapper’s ninth album, which got the first spot.

Celebrities September 11, 2018

Lady Gaga Streams And Downloads Leap To Top Of Billboard Charts Following Super Bowl Performance

Lady Gaga experienced a remarkable sales resurgence following her Super Bowl performance. Both single ‘Million Reasons’ and album ‘Joanne’ leapt into Billboard’s top 5, due to huge download sales increases.

Internet February 17, 2017

Lady Gaga ‘Million Reasons,’ ‘Joanne’ Both Set To Hit Billboard Top 10, Most Downloaded Song Of Week Following Super Bowl

Lady Gaga’s song ‘Million Reasons’ and album ‘Joanne’ are both set to hit the top 10 on the Billboard charts this week. Gaga’s Super Bowl performance spearheaded their comeback.

Internet February 11, 2017

Pandora Streaming Data Now Included In Billboard Charts, Immediately Impacts Hot 100 Rankings

Pandora streaming data will now be included in the Billboard top chart rankings in various genres. The programmed streaming service’s inclusion has already resulted in significant Hot 100 chart jumps for several songs popular on Pandora.

Internet January 31, 2017

Billboard Top Streaming Songs 2016: Rihanna, Drake, Bieber And Chainsmokers Dominate, But Desiigner’s ‘Panda’ Takes No. 1 Spot

Billboard’s top streaming songs of 2016 were dominated by superstars Rihanna, Drake, Justin Bieber and The Chainsmokers. It was ingénue rapper Desiigner’s smash hit 'Panda,' however, that took the top spot.

Internet December 14, 2016

The Chainsmokers Not ‘Setting Fires’ On Streaming Charts After ‘Closer,’ But Why?

EDM pop duo The Chainsmokers have had a banner year so far, but their new single has stalled on the streaming charts. Why is ‘Setting Fires’ not living up to its title?

Life & Style November 30, 2016

Britney Spears Drops New ‘Slumber Party’ Video With Tinashe, Tops Billboard Twitter And YouTube Trending Chart (Video)

Britney Spears has just released a music video for her new single ‘Slumber Party’, featuring Tinashe. The video topped YouTube’s trending chart and propelled the song to the top of Billboard’s Twitter Trending chart as well.

Celebrities November 21, 2016

The Chainsmokers Preview Imminent New Release 'All We Know,' Follow Up To Current #1 Song 'Closer'

Breakthrough electronic music act The Chainsmokers have slated their new song 'All We Know' for imminent release and have offered up a preview of the new track on the web. The song is the follow-up to massive hit 'Closer,' which is now in its sixth week atop Billboard’s Hot 100.

Celebrities September 28, 2016

Lady Gaga New Single 'Perfect Illusion' Tops Billboard's Twitter Chart Ahead Of Possible New Secret Album Release

Lady Gaga's latest single 'Perfect Illusion' has topped the Billboard Twitter charts despite being weeks away from being released. The news of the song has ignited buzz for her new album, which some industry sources speculate she may release secretly.

Celebrities August 24, 2016

'Suicide Squad' Breaks Streaming Soundtrack Record And Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard Album Charts

The soundtrack to the blockbuster 'Suicide Squad' film is shaping up to be a summer hit as well. The album topped the Billboard charts in its debut and broke the record for most streams for a soundtrack album.

Internet August 17, 2016

Top 5 Streaming Songs Of 2016 So Far: Drake, Zayn, Rihanna, Chainsmokers And More

2016 has seen a whirlwind of activity at the top of Spotify's and Billboard’s streaming charts. Here’s a look at some of the best streaming songs available this year so far.

Internet July 31, 2016

Streaming Songs Of Summer: Sia’s 'Cheap Thrills' Rules Hot 100, Toppling Drake’s 'One Dance' As Justin Bieber’s 'Cold Water' Makes A Splash

Sia’s 'Cheap Thrills' has finally knocked reigning chart topper Drake off the top of the charts to rule the Billboard Hot 100. Meanwhile, Justin Bieber is making a late summer run of his own for the top spot with 'Cold Water,' his collaboration with Major Lazer.

Internet July 27, 2016

'Views' Helps Drake Top Justin Bieber As Most-Streamed Spotify Artist Ever, But Can't Stop Justin Timberlake In Number One Song Spot

On the strength of his new album 'Views,' Drake has officially overtaken Justin Bieber as the most-streamed artist ever on Spotify. Meanwhile, another Justin named Timberlake shot Drake down a peg by beating him out for the number one spot on Billboard’s singles chart with 'Can’t Stop the Feeling!'

Internet May 21, 2016

Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop The Feeling!' vs. Drake's 'One Dance': Will Streaming Or Sales Win Number One Song Battle?

It's Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop The Feeling!' versus Drake's 'One Dance' in a fierce battle for next week’s number one song. Will Timberlake’s sales win out over Drake’s streaming lead?

Internet May 14, 2016

SiriusXM Unveils 24-Hour Channel As Prince's Greatest Hits Album Is Set To Hit Number 1 On Billboard Chart

In the wake of Prince’s untimely death, music fans are downloading his greatest hits album, which is now set to top the Billboard chart. SiriusXM has launched a 24/7 satellite radio channel devoted exclusively to the pop star to satisfy the demand for his music.

Internet April 25, 2016

Trace The History Of Hip-Hop On This Interactive Timeline

Have you ever wanted to hear every important hit in the history of hip-hop? This online graph has got you covered from N.W.A. to Kanye.

Internet January 29, 2016

Panic! At The Disco Hold Off Adele And David Bowie To Rule Digital Album Downloads (Video)

Rockers Panic! At The Disco beat out a couple of huge names to take the top spot on Billboard’s digital and mainstream album charts this week. The group surpassed recent chart toppers David Bowie and Adele to claim the number one position.

Internet January 27, 2016

What Were The Top Streamed EDM Songs Of 2015? Skrillex, Diplo, Kygo, Zedd And More

Electronic dance music had a breakout year in 2015. Billboard's most streamed electronic dance music chart shows producers Skrillex, Diplo, Kygo and Zedd leading the pack, along with some older anthems that just wouldn’t die.

Internet December 31, 2015

Adele’s '25' And 'Hello' Are Not In The Top 10 Songs, Albums, Digital Downloads And Streams Of 2015: Here’s Why

Despite breaking sales records and topping the music charts in 2015, Adele is hardly a factor in Billboard's year-end listings. Here’s why.

Internet December 30, 2015

Elvis Is Still The King – 'If I Can Dream' Album Tops Charts At Number One

Elvis Presley proves that he is still alive in the hearts of his fans as his 80th Birthday commemorative album, 'If I Can Dream,' tops the charts. Priscilla Presley reveals that the posthumous album was one of the King of Rock N' Roll's dream projects.

Movies/TV Shows November 7, 2015

Adele’s ‘Hello’ Breaks Records By Selling 1.11 Million Downloads In Its First Week

Adele has been on hiatus for the past three years but is currently making a splash with her latest single. 'Hello,' has broken records over the past week and charted 1.112 million downloads just a week after its debut.

Internet November 3, 2015

Did Apple Music Prevent Drake's 'Hotline Bling' From Reaching Number One On Billboard Chart?

Drake’s exclusivity with Apple Music for his viral 'Hotline Bling' video may have cost him the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 this week. Billboard doesn’t count Apple Music streams when calculating its music charts.

Internet October 30, 2015

‘Jurassic Park’ Theme Song Tops Billboard Charts For First Time

The theme song to 1993's 'Jurassic Park' just climbed to the top of a Billboard chart after 22 years of popularity.

Geek June 18, 2015

Taylor Swift Dominates 2015 Billboard Music Awards With Record-Breaking Results

Taylor Swift has swept the board at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, winning awards in 8 of the 14 categories in which she was nominated. Swift received the Top Hot 100 Artist award onstage, among others, at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 17 in Las Vegas.

Movies/TV Shows May 19, 2015

Billboard to Start Counting Streaming Services like Spotify, Google Play, Beats, Rdio, and Rhapsody in Album Chart

Billboard has announced a big shakeup to their iconic Top 200 Album chart. The chart will now consider digital downloads of individual tracks from an album, and streams of tracks from services like Spotify, as a measure of album sales.

Internet November 22, 2014

Groovy news! Vinyl record sales climbing since 2009 ... for real

Still a small sliver of total albums sales, vinyl record sales on uptick over last five years. Renaissance attributed to nostalgia, sound quality and iconic cover art.

Arts & Culture April 18, 2014

Twitter and Billboard team up to show you who's topping the charts

Billboard decided to join forces with Twitter to bring real-time charts, tracking conversations about music on the micro-blogging site. Twitter is one of the most popular platforms for musicians who are looking to promote their music. Will this partnership with Billboard make music even more accessible on Twitter?

Internet March 28, 2014

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