'Old Town Road' Is Officially the Longest-Running No. 1 Single Ever

After 17 weeks on top, Lil Nas X has beaten out 'Despacito' and 'One Sweet Day' to hold the title.
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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.
Bettina Makalintal
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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Tops Album Chart with Record-Low 823 Albums Sold

The 20-track album racked up 83 million streams, which was enough to knock 21 Savage off of top spot.
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How an Early Christmas Single Helped Hip-Hop Explode

Kurtis Blow's 1979 track "Christmas Rappin'" was proof that rap had a place in the money-or-nothing recording industry. It was also just really sweet.
Alex Robert Ross
The Thoughtful Entrance Into Cannabis Life

Precisely 420 Words on John Mayer Not Being a Dick Now

In a new Billboard feature, the guitarist talks blowing up a Winnebago on his 40th birthday, making Sunday morning omelette music, and Mason Ramsey, whom he's been thinking about a lot. Wonderful.
Alex Robert Ross
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Janet Jackson Once Again Proved She's A Damn Legend at the BBMAs

Watch her excellent medley of 'If', 'Throb' and 'Nasty', as well as her Icon Award acceptance speech.
Shaad D’Souza
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Solange Doesn't Give a Shit About "Entertainment," But She's Working Anyway

In an interview with Billboard, Solange details life beyond 'A Seat at the Table.'
Kristin Corry
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The Definitive Christmas Song Has Entered the US Top 10 For the First Time

We're talking about "All I Want For Christmas is You."
Lauren O'Neill
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You Can Relive the Fyre Fest Shitshow All Over Again with a New Docuseries

The upcoming multi-part doc promises to "expose what went wrong and who is to blame."
River Donaghey
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Miley Cyrus Doesn't Want to "Label" Music

She talks punk rock and hip-hop in a new interview with NPR.
Lauren O'Neill
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Beyoncé Made the Most Money from Music in 2016 By Far

Everyone else on Billboard's annual list is Adele, Drake, or just old.
Phil Witmer
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New York Billboards Become Platforms for Feminist Art

SaveArtSpace reclaims advertising for the female gaze.
Francesca Capossela