On this week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart, “Cups” reaches its highest peak yet, jumping one spot to No. 8 after finding a home on both pop and adult contemporary radio.
In a surprising move, it was announced this week that Billboard and Nielsen have changed the methodology which determines the Hot 100 singles chart by including authorized YouTube views in the equation. The long-standing music […]
Each artist has sold more than a million copies of a new CD during its first week. Taylor Swift’s “Red” just topped out at more than 1.2 million copies sold during its debut.
The country pop songstress breaks two new records with “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”
Elaine Bradley, the beat-keeper for Neon Trees, delivered a bouncing baby “Animal” at her home in Provo, Utah.
Alicia Keys is showing her love for Stevie Wonder this Sunday by honoring the legendary singer at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. Keys is presenting the Motown legend with the show’s Icon Award and then will be joining him on stage to perform some of his biggest hits. No word yet on what songs they’ll be doing together.
Carrie Underwood’s fourth album, Blown Away, debuted on the Billboard Top 200 album chart this week at number one, with sales of more than 267,000. Released last week, Blown Away is Carrie’s fourth album and […]
Gotye appeared on Saturday Night Live last weekend in a popular Digital Short with Andy Samburg and Taran Killam that was a parody of his famous naked video for “Somebody That I Used To Know” — but what did he think of it?
[pullquote quote="If I smear glitter on my face, you don't have a choice -- you will be more attracted to me." credit="Ke$ha (EW)"]Even though[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ke$ha[/lastfm] gives the impression that she has no idea what’s going on […]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katy Perry[/lastfm] is known for her sugary sweet pop sound, but now she’s taking a turn for the raw and emotional in an acoustic version of her latest single, “The One That Got Away.” Why […]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katy Perry[/lastfm] has made history on Billboard’s Hot 100 by being the first artist to spend 52 weeks in the Top 10.
Pop superstar Britney Spears is everywhere and here at NOW we’re totally not complaining! The singer is busy promoting her latest album, Femme Fatale and Britney fanatics are already loving it. Read on to watch […]
Billboard has compiled the top money makers in music based on touring, sales of physical albums, digital albums and digital tracks, on-demand music streams, non-interactive streams, and video streams. According to Billboard touring earning remain […]
The internet is a wondrous thing. A user on the website SoundCloud.com has uploaded a montage of five seconds or less of every number one pop single from 1956-1992. It’s a true sonic trip down […]
This kid lives and breathes music, and he’s always on the prowl for new challenges to separate him from the bigger fish in the pond ([lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Willow Smith[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Bieber[/lastfm]). Recently [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Greyson Chance[/lastfm], […]
It’s hard to believe that it has been less than a year since middle-schooler Greyson Chance was plucked from obscurity after his school assembly performance of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lady Gaga[/lastfm]‘s Paparazzi hit YouTube and became a […]
The Pop Princess has once again regained her throne atop Billboard’s coveted Hot 100 Chart. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Britney Spears[/lastfm]‘ Hold It Against Me charted this week due to the much anticipated release, heavy radio rotation and […]