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Lil Baby’s ‘My Turn’ Returns to Top of Billboard 200

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Lil Baby has found himself back atop the Billboard 200 chart with his My Turn album. The album hits the top for the first time in three months rising with 65,000 equivalent album units in the last week. The album originally debuted at the top of the charts on March 14. Hip-hop holds down four […]

Billboard Explains Nicki Minaj’s Missing ‘Say So’ Credit

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Doja Cat has recently been under fire regarding some alleged “racist comments” made in the rapper’s past. The rapper’s remix to her song “Say So” grabbed the number one spot on Billboard charts featuring Nicki Minaj as soon as it released to the public. Following Doja Cat’s sticky situation, fans began a trending hashtag in […]

Megan Thee Stallion Gets Her First No. 1 Single with ‘Savage (Remix)’

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Just two weeks removed from hitting number two on the Billboard Hot 100, Megan Thee Stallion has slid into the top spot with her “Savage (Remix).” The Beyoncé-assisted single flew to the top after dropping to the No.5 single last week. It is the first number-one single of Meg’s career and No. 7 for Queen […]

Billboard Removes Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Chart History

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Tekashi 6ix9ine is the king of trolling and beef. Since his release from prison early last month, the colorful rapper has picked up where he left off in 2018. He has already got into it with several rappers already. His latest beef stems from the desire to top Billboard’s Hot 100 charts. Prior to his […]

Drake Celebrates Billboard Record With Champagne, Chips & Dip

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It was only a matter of time before Drake became Billboard’s top boy when it comes to Hot 100 entries. The OVO honcho accomplished the milestone after his latest entry comes from being featured on Lil Yachty’s latest single, “Oprah’s Bank Account.” The single debuted on the Hot 100 charts at #89. Following the release […]

Roddy Ricch Has Pop Stars Pressed for the No.1 Spot

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Roddy Ricch is handling his success with style and grace. The “Every Season” rapper is on cloud nine to start 2020. His debut, Please Excuse Me For Being Anti-Social, sits atop the Billboard 200 charts, while his single “The Box” sits atop the Hot 100 charts. Pop stars are uber pressed to take the number […]

Today In Hip Hop History: “Rapper’s Delight” Becomes First Hip Hop Song To Reach Billboard 40 Years Ago

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On this date in 1980, the monumental rap record known eternally as “Rapper’s Delight”, which was performed by the Sugarhill Gang, reached Billboard’s Top 40, an unprecedented accomplishment for Hip Hop. Big Bank Hank, Wonder Mike and Master Gee, along with Sugarhill Records’ head honcho Sylvia Robinson, created a song that will forever be associated […]

After Almost 60 Years, Brenda Lee’s ‘Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree’ Cracks Top 3 on Hot 100- Icon Comments on Mariah’s #1 Bouncing Her Out The Spot on Holiday Charts

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After spending 59 years and nine days on the Billboard charts, Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” has finally cracked the top three and top five spots on the Hot 100 chart, according to Billboard. This is the highest the song ever has been, despite the surge in popularity in 1990s during the Home […]

Legendary Group Earth, Wind & Fire to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

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The elements known as Earth, Wind & Fire are arguably the greatest band in the history of music. Their accolades are endless including becoming the first R&B group to receive recognition at the Kennedy Center Honors on Thursday (July 18), Billboard reports. “The Kennedy Center Honors celebrates icons who, through their artistry, have left an […]

Lil Nas X is Officially on Billboard Country Charts

Lil Nas X is Officially on Billboard Country Charts

There was a lot of buzz around the early stages of Lil Nas X’s viral hit, “Old Town Road” because Billboard removed the country rap record off the country charts claiming it didn’t contain enough elements of the predominantly white genre. That was all shut down when Billy Ray Cyrus hopped on the remix and […]

Madonna to Announce ‘Madame X’ Tour

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Sources have confirmed pop legend Madonna will announce details of her upcoming Madame X tour on Monday (May 6) morning. According to Page Six, Madonna will be “playing super small venues,” with New York stops possibly including the Beacon Theatre and Brooklyn Academy of Music. There will be premium pricing for the first few rows, […]

Sylvia Rhone Named Chairwoman and CEO of Epic Records

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After serving as president for the past several years at Sony Music Entertainment, industry veteran Sylvia Rhone has been promoted to Chairwoman and CEO of Epic Records. In her new position, Rhone will oversee the creative direction and management of the storied label, home to Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, Meghan Trainor, and DJ Khaled, among […]