Justin Bieber's Struggle to Hit No. 1 Proves Roddy Ricch Is a New Kind of Pop Star
The barriers separating rap music and the mainstream have been obliterated, and the sun is setting on a certain generation of pop star.
DJ Khaled Played Himself With an Energy Drink Bundle Scandal
Billboard disqualified album sales of "Father of Asahd," preventing it from debuting at No.1, because of one of the music magnate's many brand deals.
Lil Nas X’s "Old Town Road" Is the No. 1 Song in America, No Thanks to Billboard
After it was controversially removed from the Billboard Country Charts, the breakout single is having a banner week.
How Did Beyoncé Not Have a #1 Hit in the Past 10 Years?
The pop icon is finally back atop the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart with her duet with Ed Sheeran.
Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’ Has Been Deemed Ineligible for the Billboard Charts
‘Blond’ will probably go straight to number one, though.
Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' Hits Number One on Billboard Charts Based on Massive Stream Numbers
'TLOP's number one position is a milestone for music streaming.
Is OVO Sound a Hip-Hop Label or Drake's Personal Hit Factory?
OVO Sound is excellent at the business of making Drake albums, but not yet the no-brainer star-making force up North it could be.
How Should We Measure Rap Success in 2015?
For some people, album sales continue to be the sole metric for tracking success. Here are some other alternatives.
Saying Goodbye to New Music Tuesdays: A Day of Remembrance for a Day That Didn't Really Matter
The day of the week an album comes out is an arbitrary thing to care about, but, hey, we care about all kinds of dumb things.
How The Hell Are Slipknot So Successful?
Seven dudes whose personal brand includes severed goat heads, pentagrams, and a 666 sign on fire are on the verge of their second number one album.