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. Visit for more information Pop stars are uber […]

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. Visit for more information Big Bank Hank, Wonder Mike and Master Gee, along with Sugarhill Records’ head honcho Sylvia Robinson, created a song […]

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


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


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. Visit for more information “The Kennedy Center Honors celebrates icons who, through […]

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. Visit for more information That was all shut down when Billy Ray Cyrus […]

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. Visit for more information There will be premium pricing […]

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 […]

Megan Thee Stallion Makes Billboard Debut with ‘Big Ole Freak’

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Megan Thee Stallion has reason to celebrate today after hitting the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in her young career. The 24-year-old Houston native hit the #99 spot in her debut with her single “Big Ole Freak” from her Tina Snow EP that dropped in June last year. Visit for more information […]

Offset Claims Cardi B’s Success Inspires Female Club Workers to Rap

Offset Claims Cardi B's Success Inspires Female Club Workers to Rap

Despite what the haters think, Cardi B’s career continues to take off while others jog in place. Visit for more information A small portion of the Internet wanted to cancel the “Bodak Yellow” over her three-year-old comments about drugging and robbing men. But they were really ticked off when she was honored at RapCavaiar’s […]

XXXTentacion Receives 10 Billboard Nominations

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Even after his untimely death, XXXTentacion music still lives and is continually having an impact on the culture. He has been featured on posthumously on many projects and it was announced his morning, X received 10 Billboard Music Award nominations. Visit for more information The categories he’s nominated in includes Top Male Artist, Top […]

Nielsen Reportedly Threatened With Lawsuit Over ‘ASTROWORLD’, ‘DUMMY BOY’ Mishap

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Last week it was reported Tekashi 6ix9ine’s freshman album DUMMY BOY debuted at No. 2 after Travis Scott’s ASTROWORLD reappeared at the top spot of the Billboard charts. However, it was shortly announced that Nielsen made a mistake, and the “MAMA” rapper actually had the No. 1 album in the country. Visit for more information 6ix9ine’s […]

Janelle Monáe Accepts ‘Trailblazer Award’ at ‘Women in Music’ Awards

Janelle Monae Accepts 'Trailblazer Award' at 'Women in Music' Awards

Android artist Janelle Monáe is having an incredible week and year. She received news that she was nominated for two Grammys including “Album of the Year” for Dirty Computer. Then, she received the “Trailblazer Award” at Billboard’s 13th annual Women in Music Awards last night in New York City. Visit for more information “I’ve […]

Tekashi 6ix9ine’s ‘DUMMY BOY’ Debuts at No. 2 After Travis Scott’s ‘ASTROWORLD’ Re-Appears at No. 1

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Tekashi 6ix9ine was probably hoping to top the Billboard charts with his debut album, but the Feds had different plans for him. The former leader of the Billboard 200, Travis Scott, has returned atop the charts for the third non-consecutive week. Visit for more information Billboard reports that ASTROWORLD, which was released in August, […]