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De La Soul Discusses Classic Albums Finally Hitting Streaming, New Music And More

De La Soul spoke to Billboard about their back catalog finally hitting streaming, relevance in rap, and more. De La… Read More

January 4, 2023

SZA’s ‘SOS’ is the First R&B Album by a Woman to Spend Three Straight Weeks At No. 1 Since 2013

New SZA album SOS – also the artist's long-awaited sophomore album – has spent its third consecutive week at No. 1 on… Read More

January 3, 2023

Mariah Carey Brings ‘All I Want For Christmas’ Into the New Year At No. 1

The holidays are over, but 1994 Mariah Carey hit "All I Want for Christmas Is You" marks 2023's first No.… Read More

January 3, 2023

‘All I Want For Christmas’ Marks Mariah Carey’s Return to No. 1 on the Billboard 200

Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas" has returned to the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the first song to have… Read More

December 13, 2022

Michael Jackson Magnum Opus ‘Thriller’ Returns to the Billboard Top 10

Upon its 40th anniversary, 1982 Michael Jackson album Thriller has returned to the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart. Michael Jackson's Thriller is… Read More

November 29, 2022

The Hip-Hop Community Mourns the Death of Manager Jonathan ‘Hovain’ Hylton

Hip-hop manager Jonathan ‘Hovain’ Hylton died on Friday, sparking social media tributes from Curren$y, Lloyd Banks and more. Hip-hop artists,… Read More

November 28, 2022

SZA’s New Album ‘S.O.S.’ is Arriving In December

As cover star of the Billboard 2022 R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players issue, SZA announced that her sophomore album S.O.S. releases next month.… Read More

November 16, 2022

Mariah Carey’s Holiday Classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is the No. 1 Song (Again)

Mariah Carey's 1994 classic "All I Want for Christmas Is You" becomes the first song in Billboard Hot 100 history… Read More

December 21, 2021

Adele Will Be the Only Artist to Sell One Million Copies in the U.S.

Debuting at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 last month, Adele album 30 crosses the one million mark in the U.S.… Read More

December 8, 2021

Diana Ross Releases Single “Thank You,” Announces First New Album in 15 Years

This fall, Diana Ross will release her first album since 2007's I Love You. On Thursday, the legendary Diana Ross announced… Read More

June 17, 2021

J. Cole Just Accomplished Something No Other Rapper Has

J.Cole surpasses a Billboard chart record previously set by DMX. On Tuesday (May 25th), Billboard will release its official Top 200… Read More

May 24, 2021

The Best Moments From the 2021 Billboard Music Awards

This year's Billboard Music Awards featured sets by Doja Cat, SZA, Alicia Keys, The Weeknd and more. Drake took home… Read More

May 24, 2021

Lil Nas X’s Label Confirms “Montero” Will Be Removed From Streaming Services

Lil Nas X's latest single may not be available for streaming in the near future. Upon the release of its… Read More

April 15, 2021

DMX’s Streaming Numbers Jumped Nearly 1,000 Percent After His Death

Fans streamed music from DMX's catalog at an increase of nearly a thousand percent following his death. In the days… Read More

April 13, 2021

Lil Nas X’s Controversial New Single “Montero” Debuts Atop Billboard Charts

Lil Nas X's new single debuted at the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100. Last week, Lil Nas X premiered… Read More

April 5, 2021

MF DOOM’s ‘Mm..Food’ Album Makes the Billboard 200 For the First Time

MF DOOM's streaming numbers continue to surge in his absence. On Monday's new edition of the Billboard 200 charts arrived, this time… Read More

March 22, 2021