Billboard

Showing of 1 - 20 from 28 results
Billboard - Total results - 28
Billboard Music Awards 2020: Post Malone, Billie Eilish nab top honours; check out list of top winners, performances
Entertainment

Billboard Music Awards 2020: Post Malone, Billie Eilish nab top honours; check out list of top winners, performances

While Post Malone won nine honours at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, Billie Eilish took home top Billboard 200 album, top female artist and top new artist trophies.

With their single 'Dynamite' at number 1 on the Billboard 100, how BTS is changing the definition of pop music
Entertainment

With their single 'Dynamite' at number 1 on the Billboard 100, how BTS is changing the definition of pop music

BTS' experience continues to expose the entrenched fissures around race, language and national origin in a music industry which purports to be global.

Taylor Swift's new album Folklore is a definitive jolt away from a near-decade of her signature big-tent pop
Entertainment

Taylor Swift's new album Folklore is a definitive jolt away from a near-decade of her signature big-tent pop

Folklore is not really about embracing a new genre so much as abandoning any sense of duty to the ones Taylor Swift has been built upon.

Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber respond to rapper Tekashi's accusations of buying out Billboard No 1 spot
Entertainment

Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber respond to rapper Tekashi's accusations of buying out Billboard No 1 spot

Tekashi publicly accused Ariana and Bieber of fraudulently climbing their way to the top of the Billboard charts with their recent collab, 'Stuck With U.'

Watch: Drake releases two surprise tracks 'When to Say When' and 'Chicago Freestyle'
Entertainment

Watch: Drake releases two surprise tracks 'When to Say When' and 'Chicago Freestyle'

Drake's last studio album was Scorpion, which was nominated at the Grammys for Album of the year.

Amid row over Billboard's list of top 10 rock songs of the decade, how genre is defined in 21st century merits a look
Entertainment

Amid row over Billboard's list of top 10 rock songs of the decade, how genre is defined in 21st century merits a look

The top three spots on Billboard’s Top-10 Rock Songs list are dominated by one band: Imagine Dragons, who were perhaps to the 2010s what Nickelback were to the aughties

2019 in music streaming: Luka Chuppi, Kabir Singh emerge as biggest Indian albums, Old Town Road dominates US, UK charts
Entertainment

2019 in music streaming: Luka Chuppi, Kabir Singh emerge as biggest Indian albums, Old Town Road dominates US, UK charts

For all the talk at conferences about non-film music staking its claim in the hearts of Indian listeners, the year-end streaming charts are dominated by Bollywood, and to some extent, English-language hits. Perhaps 'Duniyaa' is the default No. 1 song of the year, and its parent soundtrack Luka Chuppi the joint biggest album of 2019 along with the Kabir Singh OST.

Big Hit Entertainment announces development of BTS Universe TV Show, formation of K-Pop girl group
Entertainment

Big Hit Entertainment announces development of BTS Universe TV Show, formation of K-Pop girl group

BTS recently unveiled their sixth EP Map of the Soul: Persona, which also featured Halsey.

Beyoncé's daughter Blue Ivy makes Billboard debut with 'Brown Skin Girl' from The Lion King: The Gift album
Entertainment

Beyoncé's daughter Blue Ivy makes Billboard debut with 'Brown Skin Girl' from The Lion King: The Gift album

Blue Ivy has previously featured 'Blue's Freestyle/We Family', a bonus track from Jay Z's 4:44 album.

As Lil Nas X's Old Town Road becomes all-time longest-running Billboard No 1, a look at how it got there
Entertainment

As Lil Nas X's Old Town Road becomes all-time longest-running Billboard No 1, a look at how it got there

In a way, it’s fitting that Lil Nas X has rewritten the pages of history in Billboard, the American industry bible that deemed “Old Town Road” ineligible for its country music chart because “it does not embrace enough elements of today’s country music”, a decision that drew allegations of racism

From helping artists to damaging an industry: Understanding the role of music videos in the streaming era
Entertainment

From helping artists to damaging an industry: Understanding the role of music videos in the streaming era

If YouTube is so ubiquitous, then is a music video essential for scoring a hit these days, like it was back in the 1980s during the early days of MTV?

With Neha Kakkar's 'Dilbar' topping YouTube Songs' survey, a round-up of Indian acts who've hit Billboard charts
Entertainment

With Neha Kakkar's 'Dilbar' topping YouTube Songs' survey, a round-up of Indian acts who've hit Billboard charts

You might have read that composer-producer Tanishk Bagchi’s recreation of ‘Dilbar’ from the 1999 Hindi film Sirf Tum, sung by Neha Kakkar, Dhvani Bhanushali and Ikka, recently reached No.3 on the Billboard chart. However, the YouTube charts are not quite the same as the Billboard charts, which rank the top songs and albums in the US.

U2, Metallica, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga among 2018's highest paid musicians
Entertainment

U2, Metallica, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga among 2018's highest paid musicians

Lady Gaga was the top-ranking woman at number six, while Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar was the highest grossing rapper at number 13.

Tab Hunter, star of Damn Yankees!, dies at 86 following 'unexpected and sudden illness'
Entertainment

Tab Hunter, star of Damn Yankees!, dies at 86 following 'unexpected and sudden illness'

Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay, has died. He was 86.

XXXTentacion posthumously tops Billboard Hot 100 with 'Sad!', dethrones Drake's 'Nice for What'
Entertainment

XXXTentacion posthumously tops Billboard Hot 100 with 'Sad!', dethrones Drake's 'Nice for What'

XXXTentacion's album called ? jumped from #24 to #3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. It debuted at #1 in March.

Rap trio Migos to receive ASCAP Vanguard Award in recognition of their contribution in shaping the future of music
Entertainment

Rap trio Migos to receive ASCAP Vanguard Award in recognition of their contribution in shaping the future of music

Migos' albums Culture and Culture II have reached platinum status and each hit the no 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

K-Pop group BTS makes history, becomes first Korean band to top Billboard 200 music chart
Entertainment

K-Pop group BTS makes history, becomes first Korean band to top Billboard 200 music chart

Korean boyband BTS have become the first K-Pop group to rise to the top of the US album charts, a vivid illustration of the genre's growing global appeal.

Apple acquires screen rights for Songwriter, documentary based on Ed Sheeran's musical journey
Entertainment

Apple acquires screen rights for Songwriter, documentary based on Ed Sheeran's musical journey

The worldwide screen rights of Songwriter, a documentary on Ed Sheeran, has been purchased by tech giant Apple

Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars dominate 2018 Billboard Music Awards with 15 nominations; see full list
Entertainment

Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars dominate 2018 Billboard Music Awards with 15 nominations; see full list

Kendrick Lamar received 15 nominations at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards a day after becoming the first rapper to win the Pulitzer Prize.