Posts tagged "Billboard"

Zayn Malik’s Solo Career Will Unite the Worlds of Iggy Azalea and Frank Ocean

Zayn Malik is moving his one man show in an interesting new Direction.

By: Mia Lardiere / July 29, 2015

Jason Derulo Talks Jordin Sparks Breakup: ‘It’s So Behind Me’

Jason Derulo doesn’t have anything bad to say about his ex-girlfriend Jordin Sparks, but he doesn’t have anything necessarily nice to say about her either.

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / May 22, 2015

Azealia Banks Totally Wants to Bang President Obama, and Other Fun Facts

Whether you care to know or not, Queen of Twitter drama Azealia Banks has let it be known that she wants to have sex with President Barack Obama.

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / April 3, 2015

Pop Stars Stun at Billboard’s ‘Women in Music’ Event – Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Jessie J & More!

OMG! All the pop queens were at Billboard’s Women in Music luncheon yesterday! We’re talking Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea, and the list goes on!

Additionally, Taylor Swift’s birthday weekend officially began yesterday when she was honored as Billboard’s “Woman of the Year”, and the legendary queen of soul herself,…

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / December 13, 2014

Taylor Swift, Billboard’s ‘Woman of the Year’, Opens Up About Her BFF’s, Songwriting, and Loving New York

Taylor “I wouldn’t be a singer if I weren’t a songwriter” Swift has been named Billboard’s 2014 Woman of the Year, the second time she’s been honored with the title.

She’s only on the brink of 25 (her birthday is December 13th), but already she’s had 5 number 1 hit albums, including the record-breaking…

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / December 5, 2014

If Nicki Minaj Had Free Time She’d Be Having Sex

With two perfumes out, an OPI nail polish line and deals with MAC costmetics, Adidas and Pepsi, not to mention an album in the words, it’s no wonder Nicki Minaj doesn’t have much time to chill out.

But if she could just take a day or two off from work and get some…

By: Kendall Fisher / November 7, 2014

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett’s ‘Cheek to Cheek’ is the No. 1 Album in the Country

Here’s some good news for fans of bizarre pop sensations and jazz aficionados: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett’s Cheek to Cheek just debuted atop the Billboard 200 album chart.

By: Matt Russoniello / October 1, 2014

Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ Debuts Atop Billboard’s Hot 100 to the Surprise of Absolutely No One

It felt inevitable that Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” would debut at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and sure enough, it has gone and done just that.

Billboard reports that 544,000 people paid money to download “Shake It Off” since it debuted last Monday. Factor in heavy radio airplay and streaming points,…

By: Matt Russoniello / August 27, 2014

The Top 10 Money Makers in the Music Industry

So which of our favorite artists are bringing in the most cash?  You might be surprised to find out…

By: Kendall Fisher / March 10, 2014

Beyoncé Has the No. 1 Album, Of Course

After setting an iTunes record, selling more than 800,000 copies of her fifth album, Beyoncé, in three days, Billboard has confirmed what we already knew, that Beyoncé has the nation’s number one album. This is another record broken, Beyoncé is now the first woman whose first five albums all hit number one. She woke up

By: Robert Kessler / December 18, 2013

Lorde Dethrones Miley Cyrus

It took a 16-year-old New Zealander to do what seemed impossible: knock Miley Cyrus off the top of the charts. Lorde’s”Royals” is now the number one song in America.

By: Robert Kessler / October 2, 2013

Started from the Bottom, Now Drake’s Got His Third Number One Album

Drake’s Nothing Was the Same has debuted at number one on the Billboard chart, selling 658,000 copies in its first week. That’s the second-biggest debut this year, after Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience Part 1.

By: Robert Kessler / October 2, 2013

Katy Perry Reveals New ‘Prism’ Single to ‘Billboard,’ Recalls the Time Barbara Walters “Shaded Me”

Perhaps the cutest part about Katy Perry’s Billboard cover story is that she conducted the interview while wearing boyfriend John Mayer’s tour merchandise.

But we’ll get to that later.

By: Peggy Truong / September 27, 2013

Miley Cyrus: I Was Lil’ Kim ‘In My Past Life’

While they barely look alike, Miley Cyrus is convinced that she was Lil’ Kim in a past life.

In a video interview with Billboard released this week, the magazine’s cover girl shares her five favorite female singers. After describing “the most special person in the world,” aka. her godmother and country legend Dolly

By: Peggy Truong / July 3, 2013

LeAnn Rimes’ ‘Spitfire’ is More of a Misfire

Spitfire, the latest album from LeAnn Rimes, is hardly a smash. In fact, it’s barely made a dent. The album debuted at 36 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling just 10,798 copies in its first week after being released June 4.

It’s no real wonder why no one’s exactly eager to buy Rimes’…

By: Robert Kessler / June 13, 2013

Billboard Names Lady Gaga Top Artist of 2010, Ke$ha Best New Act

One year after nabbing Billboard’s coveted award for Best New Artist, the pants-less one is back for the whole enchilada. Lady Gaga’s two albums, The Fame and The Fame Monster, were the fourth and thirteenth best selling albums of 2010, respectively, which was a strong enough performance earn her the top artist nod.

By: Celebuzz / December 9, 2010

Rihanna Smashes ‘Billboard’ Number-Ones Record

As it turns out, Rihanna really is the only girl (in the world)—to have achieved seven Number 1 songs on the Billboard pop chart.
The “Umbrella” singer’s latest single, “Only Girl (in the World)” will take the top slot in Billboard’s December 4, 2010 chart, making for the seventh song featuring her to reach…

By: Celebuzz / November 22, 2010

Susan Boyle Topples Taylor Swift From Top of Charts

Sorry, Taylor Swift; you’ve just been Boyled over.
Britain’s Got Talent sensation Susan Boyle has knocked Swift’s latest album, Speak Now, out of the Number 1 spot on Billboard magazine’s Top 200 chart with her newly released Christmas album, The Gift.
The Gift, which contains Boyle’s renditions of such holiday chestnuts as “The…

By: / November 17, 2010

Taylor Swift: 1 Million Albums in One Week (VIDEO)

Taylor Swift is capping off a whirlwind week filled of surprise performances and wax figure unveilings with entry to an elite group of artists: The one million album debut club.
Billboard reports T-Swift’s much-buzzed-about new effort Speak Now will debut at  No. 1 on this week’s album chart with 1,047,000 copies sold. Cracking the…

By: / November 3, 2010

Demi Lovato Is #1!

Take this, Demi Lovato naysayers!
Lovato’s new album, Here We Go Again, has debuted in the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart, after selling a more-than-impressive 107,000 units.
By contrast, Demi’s first album, 2008’s Don’t Forget, came it at number 2 on the Billboard chart upon its release, with 89,000 units sold…

By: Celebuzz / July 29, 2009
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