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Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande secure chart-topping Billboard Hot 100 debut with ‘Rain on Me’

Lady Gaga‘s mega-collaboration with Ariana Grande “Rain on Me” came in swinging in its first week, securing a debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. This announcement comes after the release of Gaga’s sixth studio album, Chromatica, on May 29. While this is certainly not either artists’ first chart-topper, this number one does […]

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All of The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ inclusions are currently charting

In a testament to the warm reception of The Weeknd‘s fourth studio album, After Hours, all 14 of the LP’s inclusions currently hold a place on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. After Hours’ lead single, “Blinding Lights, held the No. 1 position as of April 1, followed by “Heartless” and “In Your Eyes.” The long-awaited […]

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All of The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ inclusions are currently charting

In a testament to the warm reception of The Weeknd‘s fourth studio album, After Hours, all 14 of the LP’s inclusions currently hold a place on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. After Hours’ lead single, “Blinding Lights, held the No. 1 position as of April 1, followed by “Heartless” and “In Your Eyes.” The long-awaited […]

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‘Old Town Road’ smashes Billboard Hot 100 record with 17 weeks at No. 1

For 17 weeks straight, Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus‘ “Old Town Road” has sat atop the iconic Billboard Hot 100 chart, breaking previous records installed by the likes of Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men. ‘ “Old Town Road” has sat atop the iconic Billboard Hot 100 chart, breaking previous records installed by […]

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Tiësto and Rita Ora announce forthcoming collaboration

Tiësto is back with his next high-profile collaboration, linking with Rita Ora for a brand new single. News of the collaboration broke with Rita Ora’s recent announcement on Twitter that she will sing vocals on Tiësto’s next track, “Ritual,” which is produced alongside Jonas Blue. Rita Ora is not new to the electronic music world, […]

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Ariana Grande holds top three spots on Billboard Hot 100, first artist to do so since The Beatles

Ariana Grande famously proclaims herself to be “so f*cking grateful” for her ex on viral chart sensation, “thank u, next.” Grande, however, now has a lot more to be thankful for, aside from the sagacity that post-breakup introspection allows. The day’s reigning pop queen recently transcended “Grammy nominee” status, to secure a coveted golden statue for […]

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Drake grabbed the most Hot 100 entries of 2018, followed by Travis Scott, Lil Wayne

The “Blue Tint,” lyric, “top of the charts, back in they hearts” is certainly an apt description of Drake‘s performance on the charts last year. The viral success of “God’s Plan,” “Nice For What,” and “In My Feelings” led Drizzy to top Apple Music and Spotify‘s respective 2018 top album and artist statistics, an unsurprising finale […]

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Watch the official music video for DJ Khaled, Chance the Rapper, Justin Bieber, and Quavo’s ultimate summer jam, ‘No Brainer’

DJ Khaled‘s Justin Bieber and Quavo feature “I’m the One” was ‘on one’ in May 2017, debuting at the very first slot on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart upon its release. Summer 2018 continues to wane, but the season’s rapidly approaching end won’t stop DJ Khaled from reconvening with the Biebs and Migos frontman on late […]

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One record label has managed to stay atop the Billboard Hot 100 for an entire year

Sony/ATV Music Publishing just pulled off an especially difficult feat in the highly-competitive global music space — one that deserves a good old-fashioned tip of the hat and a pat on the back. As of yesterday, May 7th, the publishing house reached a milestone 52-week run of having published or co-published songs that reached the No. 1 […]

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Billboard removes The Chainsmokers’ ‘Closer’ from the Hot 100 chart

The Chainsmokers‘ pop mega-hit “Closer” dominated plays on radio and streaming services for months. However, despite remaining at #39 on the Billboard Hot 100, the song will no longer stay on the chart.The track has been manually removed by Billboard in an effort to facilitate new songs into their listings. A Billboard rule states that if a song drops […]

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Billboard Hot 100 Festival drops full lineup with Major Lazer, Marshmello and more

Billboard has announced the full lineup for its third annual Hot 100 Festival, to be held August 19-20 at New York’s Jones Beach.The Long Island-based two-day affair announced its initial lineup last month with dance acts Major Lazer and Zedd at the helm along with mainstream titans Big Sean, DJ Khaled, and Gucci Mane. Billboard has now […]

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