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Afro Nation and Billboard Partner for New US Afrobeats Chart

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Billboard has launched the first-ever Afrobeats music chart in the United States, collaborating with Afro Nation, a music festival and global Afrobeats brand. The Billboard U.S. Afrobeats Songs chart, which has 50 positions, ranks the country’s most popular Afrobeat songs using a weighted formula that includes official-only streams on subscription and ad-supported tiers of leading […]

Adele’s ’30’ Extends Run On Top of Billboard 200 to 6 Weeks

Adele's '30' Extends Run On Top of Billboard 200 to 6 Weeks

Adele is on a run that no one may be able to stop but The Weeknd and his forthcoming release. According to Billboard, Adele’s latest album, 30, has topped the Billboard 200 chart for its six consecutive weeks. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In the past week, 30 has moved 99,000 equivalent album units. Hip-Hop […]

Rick Ross Speaks On His Relationship With Meek Mill

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Rick Ross had an intimate conversation with Billboard hip-hop editor Carl Lamarre. Ross updated his fans on the status of his relationship with Meek Mill following rumors that they were feuding earlier this year. On Thursday, December 9th Ross expressed that he wants to see Meek Mill succeed in all aspects of life and he will always […]

Drake’s ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Sits at No. 1 for Second Straight Week

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The Certified Lover Boy train is continuing to roll. Drake’s latest album has a strong second week and holds off any challengers for the top spot on the Billboard 200. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Certified Lover Boy will be at the top of the charts for the second straight week, earning 236,000 album equivalent […]

Drake Debuts 9 Songs in Billboard Top 10, Secures No. 1 Single

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Drake has turned the Billboard Hot 100 into the Certified Lover Chart. The 6ix God has made history by debuting nine songs in the top 10 of the Hot 100 chart, becoming the first artist to do so in history. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The nine singles push Certified Lover Boy past Michael Jackson’s […]

R. Kelly is Shopping His Catalogue For Money But Buyers Are Staying Far Away

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R. Kelly is currently on trial in New York. During court proceedings, an attorney revealed that R. Kelly is almost entirely broke even though his music brings in money. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Kelly’s catalog, his most valuable asset, is explored in a new Billboard report, revealing how the allegations levied against him could […]

Drake Wins Artist Of The Decade At BBMA’s

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Earlier this month Drake was named Billboard’s top artist of the decade. So, it’s only fitting he won the Artist of the Decade Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards. A victory only obtained by Eminem, who won for the 2000s, and Mariah Carey, the champion for the 1990s.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Sunday, May 23 […]

Moneybagg Yo Reclaims Top Spot on Billboard 200 with ‘A Gangsta’s Pain’

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Moneybagg Yo is back on top of Billboard. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Memphis native and his A Gangsta’s Pain album moved 61,000 equivalent album units over the past week to move back into pole position of the Billboard 200. The new album features Future, Polo G, Lil Durk, and Pharrell, removing Khaled Khaled […]

DJ Khaled Shares Tears of Joy For No. 1 Album

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It is no secret that DJ Khaled is the king of Hip-Hop and R&B posse cuts. He single-handedly keeps the art alive with each album. His projects has continued to be filled with the game’s biggest superstars including some legendary icons and the latest effort is no different. For Khaled Khaled the Grammy-winning producer did […]

YSL’s ‘Slime Language 2’ Debuts at No. 1

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Young Thug and the Young Stoner Life crew are taking the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200. The Slime Language 2 project from the collective moved 113,000 equivalent album units in its first week, Billboard reports. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Of that 113,000 units, Slime Language 2‘s SEA units comprise 106,000 (equaling 142.68 […]

Polo G Had the Biggest Streaming Week for a Male Artist in 2021

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Polo G’s “RAPSTAR” now has the biggest streaming week for a song by a male artist in eight months as he sits atop Billboard’s Streaming Songs chart. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The track, which first arrived on April 9, claimed 53.6 million streams within the United States within its first full streaming week, making […]

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak’s “Leave the Door Open” Hits No. 1

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Anderson .Paak can add No. 1 single to his list of accomplishments after his “Leave the Door Open” collaboration with Bruno Mars as Silk Sonic has climbed to the top of the Billboard mountain. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The single also sits atop the Billboard Hip-Hop and R&B chart. Last week the single was […]

Cardi B’s “Up” Hits No.1 on Billboard Hot 100

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After the week that saw Drake go 1, 2, and 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, it’s Cardi B’s turn. The superstar and her single “Up” has ascended to the top spot on the Billboard chart becoming the fifth single of Cardi’s to hit the mark. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The ascension to the […]

Streaming Giant Audiomack Influences Iconic Billboard Music Charts

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Digital media powerhouse has yet again set the standard for producing high-quality content that matters for the culture. With every play on music for Audiomack, artists are allotted streams that count toward a colossal goal, charting on the Billboards. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information More than a quarter of a billion US plays, representing streams […]

Doja Cat’s “Streets” Shoots Up Billboard Charts Following Silhouette Challenge

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Another social media challenge has created a large rise in streams for an artist. With the success of the silhouette challenge, Doja Cat’s “Streets” has skyrocketed up the Billboard Hot 100 charts to the 25 slot. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information HipHopDX notes the challenge was created by TikTok influencer Giulia Di Nicolantonio blending “Put […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: “Rapper’s Delight” Becomes First Hip Hop Song to Reach Billboard 41 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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Big Bank Hank, Wonder Mike, and Master Gee, along with Sugarhill Records’ head honcho Sylvia Robinson, created a song […]

Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘Good News’ Makes Top 5 Billboard Debut

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Megan Thee Stallion’s debut album Good News has made a Top 5 Billboard debut, landing at No. 2. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The album moved 100,500 equivalent album units in its first week. Of that total, 82,500 were streaming equivalent units, equaling 115.85 million on-demand streams of the songs. 16,000 comprise album sales and […]

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