All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Billboard’

Selena Gomez Steals Billboard ‘Chart Topper’ Crown From Iggy Azalea, Album ‘Revival’ Still Going Strong

American singer and actress Selena Gomez has successfully clinched the top spot of Billboard’s Chart Topper this year. According to a report, Gomez, 23, will be handed the award at the annual Women in Music event, which will take place on Dec. 11, at the Cipriani Midtown in New York City. .@SelenaGomez will be honored as Chart Topper at Billboards …

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Selena Gomez Clinches Top Spot On U.S. Chart With ‘Revival’ Album

Just last week, Selena Gomez reached the top of the Billboard 200 Chart with her album Revival, which sold 117,000 equivalent album units in the week ending on Oct. 15. Congrats to Selena Gomez who has earned her second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with #REVIVAL! http://t.co/EVAopv9fcO — billboard (@billboard) October 19, 2015 A new report, however, states …

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Jerry Seinfeld Is No. 1 On Billboard Thanks To A Rap ‘Album About Nothing’

Comedian Jerry Seinfield and rapper Wale might be the oddest odd couple out there, but their collaboration “The Album About Nothing” is No.1 on Billboard this week. The album is the American rapper’s fourth studio album and the third album inspired by Seinfield’s trademark observational comedy. Wale’s Mixtape About Nothing was released in 2007 and was followed by More About …

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Azealia Banks Wants To F**k President Obama, Rapper Backtracks Amid Uproar

There are some comments that are just too shocking, even if it comes from Azealia Banks. The outspoken rapper graces the latest cover of Billboard and as expected, came out with some really juicy one-liners in the accompanying interview where she revealed her sexual conquests and fantasies. The singer-songwriter confessed to sleeping with her security guards and to having sex …

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Chrissy Teigen And Ludacris Will Host 2015’s Billboard Music Awards

Hold on to your seats, gentlemen. Supermodel Chrissy Teigen will host this year’s Billboard Music Awards. The 29-year-old bombshell and music aficionado will grace the stage as the event’s presenter alongside superstar rapper Ludacris. The annual ceremony will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, showcasing this year’s hottest musical acts and the biggest and brightest …

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Meghan Trainor Knocks Taylor Swift Out Of #1 Spot

Meghan Trainor has seen huge success in the last year or so. Her breakaway hit, “All About That Bass”, was a massive boost for her career. The songstress just knocked Taylor Swift out of the number one spot on the Billboard chart with her first album, Title. Meghan Trainor‘s album sold 238,000 equivalent units in the week ending Jan. 18, …

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Meghan Trainor: Move Over Taylor Swift, ‘Title’ Debuts at #1

Meghan Trainor has knocked Taylor Swift out of the number one spot on the Billboard chart–a spot the ‘Shake It Off’ singer has held for 13 weeks–with the debut of her first album, ‘Title.’ The Artist 100 is the first weekly ranking dedicated to measuring artist activity across Billboard’s most influential charts. According to Billboard, “this includes the Billboard Hot …

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Jack White Nominated for Best Rock Song Grammy

Academy Award-nominated musician Jack White’s “Lazaretto” has been nominated for Best Rock Song for next year’s Grammy Awards. The other nominations in the category include Paramore’s “Ain’t It Fun,” the Black Keys’ “Fever,” Beck’s “Blue Moon” and Ryan Adams’ “Gimme Something Good.” White was also nominated in the 2015 Grammy categories for Best Rock Performance and Best Alternative Music Album …

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Billboard 200 Chart Will Now Factor in Streaming, Downloads

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 a couple weeks Billboard will unveil a new top 200 albums chart covering November 30 to December 4. This chart …

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Alanis Morissette: Remembering “You Oughta Know”

Do you know what the number one song on the Modern Rock Tracks chart was on this day in 1995? Well, you oughta. Hard to believe it’s been almost two decades since a young girl from Canada, already known by many as the brunette from You Can’t Do That On Television, shocked radio listeners everywhere with her hard-hitting, slightly unnerving, …

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Ariana Grande Is Dealing With “Problems” This Week

It has been an odd week for pop singer Ariana Grande, one filled with both heartache and concern as well as historic achievement. A few days ago, the 21-year-old songstress rushed to the bedside of her cancer-stricken grandfather. Though the man is clearly ill, you can also tell in the images shared by Grande how happy “grandpa” is to see …

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Billboard Hitler Quote Leads to Apology

In a blatant case of being completely out of touch, an Alabama Christian organization was forced to apologize this week for a billboard displaying a quote from Adolf Hitler. According to a report in the Columbus, Georgia Ledger-Enquirer, the billboard was put up in Auburn, Alabama on Friday. The sign has now been removed due to complaints and mockery from …

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Kendall Jenner’s Embarrassing Billboard Moment

Kendall Jenner just doesn’t have a way with words and apparently she can’t read too well either. Kendall appeared on the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday but was having a hard time reading her lines. She was supposed to be announcing the boy band 5 Seconds of Summer. When she began to introduce them, she started to call them One …

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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 that there is no one to blame and that he rarely sees his estranged father, who was also quite a …

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Frozen Soundtrack Still No.1 on Billboard Charts

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 Grammy Nominees” compilation album.) This is huge for the animated film, as the last soundtrack to spend four weeks at …

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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 billboard. This year’s billboard showcases outfielder Alex Gordon sliding across the billboard to a base (which base, I don’t know), …

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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 headlining sell-out shows; Madison Square Garden recently named a new “franchise” for their company, “Billy Joel at the Garden,” which …

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Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” Takes No. 1 Spot

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, making it a popular song to sing-a-long with as well as a no-brainer for the coveted No.1 spot. “This No. …

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‘Frozen’ Movie Exceeds Box Office And Billboard Expectations

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 million worldwide, exceeding other popular films such as: :”Toy Story 3,” “Shrek 2 and 3,” and “Finding Nemo.” During January …

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Bruno Mars Named Most Illegally Downloaded Artist of 2013

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. Mars concluded his year by being named Billboard’s Artist of the Year. In addition to all that success, his concerts …

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Bruno Mars Excited To Be Billboard’s Top Artist of 2013

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 album after Timberlake’s “20/20 Experience”. To date, the album has sold about 1.8 million copies. ‘I love to create music. …

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Eminem and Rihanna Tease New Video “The Monster”

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 music video yesterday, Dec. 13. In the preview, Rihanna acts as a counselor of sorts, analyzing Eminem (who is playing …

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P!nk Named Billboard’s Woman of the Year

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 be very inspiring. I’m excited about the whole thing, celebrating women,” said the honored pop star prior to the event. …

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Atheist Billboards Used to Promote Religious Freedom

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 of fifty-five billboards. In order to bring broader visibility to their lack of religious faith, the billboards will be placed …

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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 photo contest. The soulful singer posted, “Submit pictures with #BKLOVESMAYER to enter a flyaway contest to JM’s show in Brooklyn …

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Katey Sagal Finally Releases New Music

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 explained the reason for the lapse to Billboard, “Probably a lot of writers’ block, and a real busy schedule.” http://t.co/xTKLHNKmsz …

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Rihanna Makes Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 for the 25th Time

Although rapper Eminem 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 who made the historic headlines when the song topped the charts. The featured artist is none other than Barbadian singer, …

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Lorde’s ‘Royals’ Rules Hot 100 Week After Week

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 broke down the Hot 100’s top 10 and more below. “Royals” crowns the subscription services-based On-Demand Songs chart with 2.8 …

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Miley “Can’t Stop” Debuting Her New Album at No. 1

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 (counting her soundtrack albums as the Disney character Hannah Montana.) In 2006, Cyrus topped the list with the popular Disney …

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James Blunt New Album, “Moon Landing” Streaming

It seems like James Blunt came out with his debut hit, “You’re Beautiful” and then then completely disappeared from the charts and music world entirely. While he’s made other albums, it seems the star hasn’t resonated with his fans quite like how he did with his original album. But good news because Blunt is back. His newest album doesn’t come …

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