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Billboard 200 Chart Will Now Factor in Streaming, Downloads

Billboard 200 Chart Will Now Factor in Streaming, Downloads

By Josh Wolford November 20, 2014

The Billboard 200, the decades-old standard for measuring the top albums in the country, is going to begin acknowledging that people use the internet to listen to music these days. According to a report in the New York Times, in …

Anna Kournikova Has Yet To Meet Enrique’s Dad Julio

Tennis star and pinup girl Anna Kournikova has been dating Latin music sensation Enrique Iglesias for 12 years. In a recent interview with Billboard, Iglesias revealed an almost unbelievable detail, Kournikova has never met Enrique’s father Julio Iglesias. Enrique says …

Frozen Soundtrack Still No.1 on Billboard Charts Frozen Soundtrack Still No.1 on Billboard Charts

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Disney’s Oscar-nominated, massively popular “Frozen” soundtrack is still the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 94,000 copies last week, for a total of four weeks now spent at the top position. (Number 2 belongs to the “2014 …

Royals Billboard Is Brilliant And Creative Royals Billboard Is Brilliant And Creative

The Kansas City Royals sure know how to promote themselves. Last year the Royals had two billboards, one with James Shields pitching to the partner billboard of Salvador Perez catching the ball – which was ripping the vinyl off the …

Billy Joel Marks 50 Years as Performer Billy Joel Marks 50 Years as Performer

Billy Joel will meet a benchmark this year in his career, as 2014 will be the star’s 50th year performing. It has been nearly two decades since the last time Joel released a new album, but the musician is still …

"Dark Horse" Takes No. 1 Spot on Billboard "Dark Horse" Takes No. 1 Spot on Billboard

Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” has recently scooped the No.1 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 list. This exciting spot marks Perry’s nonth No. 1 single on the Hot 100 list. The song featuring Juicy J has been all over the radio, …

‘Frozen’ Movie Has a Very Succesful Week ‘Frozen’ Movie Has a Very Succesful Week

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Animated film “Frozen,” which was released in the U.S. on November 27, has had a very successful week in the box office all the while surpassing other Disney films. The wintry film has earned over $300 million nationwide and $642 …

Bruno Mars Tops Most-Downloaded Artist Study Bruno Mars Tops Most-Downloaded Artist Study

Bruno Mars had an amazing 2013. First his Unorthodox Jukebox album topped the domestic and international Billboard charts. Then his singles,”When I was Your Man,” “Locked Out of Heaven” and “Treasure” remained on top of the 100 single charts for months. …

Bruno Mars is Billboard's Top Artist in 2013 Bruno Mars is Billboard's Top Artist in 2013

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Bruno Mars has been named by Billboard as this year’s Artist of the Year. Bruno beat the likes of Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Rihanna for the top honor, thanks to his 2012 “Unorthodox Jukebox” which is the 2nd bestselling …

Eminem and Rihanna Tease Hot New Video

Eminem and Rihanna’s hit new song “The Monster” has been dominating the music charts. Soaring now at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the duo decided to have a little celebration. Eminem released a brief preview to the highly-anticipated …

P!nk Receives Billboard's Woman of the Year Award

Music’s bad girl P!nk accepted the award for Woman of the Year at Billboard’s annual Women in Music luncheon in New York City. Check out highlights from the luncheon and P!nk’s acceptance speech here. “I think today is going to …

Atheist Billboards Used to Promote Religious Freedom
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The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation consists of a group of non-believers, who aim to promote religious freedom. They are engaged in a campaign that will continue to advance the separation of the church and state through their use …

John Mayer: Win Tickets To See Him In Brooklyn

Have a John Mayer fan in your life? Not sure what to get them for Christmas? Well here’s an early Christmas gift idea, and it could be quite cheap too! On Monday, Mayer took to his Instagram to announce a …

Katey Sagal Finally Releases New Music
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Katey Sagal, everyone’s favorite, sarcastic housewife from Married With Children, is also popular for her musical talents. Fans have waited almost a decade for material, but will be happy to hear that a new record is finally being released. Sagal …

Rihanna Makes Billboard History with "The Monster"

Although rapper Eminem[/timeout] dominated the Billboard charts this week with his ground-breaking new single, “The Monster,” he wasn’t the only artist on the record who made the history books. This time, it was actually the featured artist on the record …

Lorde's 'Royals' Rules the Billboard Charts

Lorde’s “Royals” is totally ruling the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week. Meanwhile, Ylvis’ “The Fox” darts to the Digital Songs top 10 and Justin Bieber and Eminem soar into the Hot 100′s top 20. Our friends at Billboard …

"Bangerz" Debuts at No. 1 Spot on Billboard

Miss Miley Cyrus debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with her hot new release “Bangerz.” So far, the album has sold 270,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. “Bangerz” is Cyrus’ fifth No. 1 album …