Drake’s Set The Billboards Top 100 Charts Bar Pretty High With the Longest Running No.1 Single In UK’s Digital Era!

Drake’s single “One Dance” off his album “Views” rose to No.1 on the Billboard top 100 charts about a month ago, and is currently breaking records in internationally now.


Bruno Mars’ ‘Locked Out Of Heaven’: First To Top Billboard Hot 100, Radio, Digital And On-Demand Charts Simultaneously!!!

Bruno Mars has been having a stellar year that is only getting better. His latest album ‘Unorthadox Jukebox’ is pulling in good numbers, but what has been more impressive is the success of his singles. The hit “Locked Out of Heaven” has set a record by being the first single to top the Billboard Hot 100, Radio Songs, Digital Songs and On-Demand Songs charts at the same D–N TIME!”Locked Out of Heaven” is the first track by a solo male artist to lead the Hot 100, Radio Songs and Digital Songs since Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie”. Russ B


Justin Bieber Wins Digital Artist of the Year at Billboard Music Awards

Congratulations to Justin Bieber who won Digital Artist of the Year at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards. If I heard correctly, his “Baby” music video was the most watched video of all time on YouTube!! Well deserved!! @ItsLukieBaby


ARHT Media Secures The Digital Rights To Legendary Notorious B.I.G. Hologram

Faith Evans recently released the idea of a Biggie Hologram. We now learn, ARHT Media has just gotten the digital rights to the Biggie hologram. The digital scene will perform in may different capacities which will include music videos and also on stage delivery. The Los Angeles-based company and ByStorm Entertainment, along with Faith Evans and Biggie’s mother, Voletta Wallace, will be in charge of the direction for the Hologram.


Ludacris & Ciara Will Host 2016 Billboard Music Awards + Nominees Announced

Is it 2016 or 2004? We can’t be sure, but all I know is I’m currently bumping “Oh” now after seeing both of those names in the same sentence. Ludacris and Ciara have been tapped as hosts of the 2016 Billboard Awards, going down Sunday, May 22 in Las Vegas. While this is CiCi‘s first year with hosting duties, Luda is a bit of a vet with two prior years under his belt. The nominees were announced by the pair on Good Morning America this morning, with additional nominees announced live via Billboard Music Award’s Facebook and Periscope following the show. Nominees are based on album and digital songs sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement between March 23, 2015 through March 17, 2016. Find out who’s up for an award below! [Congrats to our guy Fetty Wap, who’s up for an award in 10 categories – one of which he’s in twice!]


Rihanna Debuts At #1 On Billboard, While Kevin Gates Debuts At #2!

Rihanna tops the charts today, after her first official week in stores with ANTI. As we explained last week, her Billboard “debut” didn’t really count, as it was only after a mere couple of hours available before the new chart week started. With her full 7 days, Rih clocks in with 166k – all digital, as physical copies weren’t made available until this past weekend. Also debuting big this week is Kevin Gates, whose new album Islah comes in at number two with 112k. Am I the only one who’s really shocked by this? And congrats to my JERSEY boy Charlie Puth, also debuting high at number 6 with Nine Track Mind, moving 65k. Check out this week’s full top 10 below!


Blue Lives Matter Billboard Movement Has Caused Quite The Stir

An effort to honor officers who have died in the line of duty, Tactical Magic, a branding firm, posted a few billboards in Memphis that reads Blue Lives Matter. Lamar Advertising Company got wind of the efforts and decided to take the stance more worldwide with billboards in Ohio, Michigan, and Georgia. The efforts to show support for law enforcement, however, has taken a slight detour. Find out more down bottom.


(Photos) Universal Music Group Coughs Up 11.5M to Artists for Digital Royalties

The era of the online purchase, digital download, and streaming service definitely threw the music business for a loop and looks like there’s still hiccups in the system. Now Universal Music Group Coughs Up 11.5M to Artists for Digital Royalties Dispute and will forever change the royalty structure for artists from now on. How the money’s getting split and who else was behind the lawsuit besides Hip Hop’s own Chuck D is one thing, but exactly what changes???


Say What You Want, But Iggy Azalea Snagged 12 Billboard Nominations

Despite all of the slack she has received over the past few months, Iggy Azalea is running the Billboard Music Awards. Following Taylor Swift with 14 Billboard nominations and the big Grammy winner, Sam Smith with 13, Iggy Iggs pulls in a strong 12, including Top New Artist, Top Streaming Artist and Top Rap Artist. Lol, I know some people are going to be MAD! I-G-G-Y shares the Top Rap Artist category with J. Cole, Drake, Nicki Minaj and Ra Sremmurd. And because she made the rap artist list, you know she’s on the Top Rap Album list for The New Classic. [Super MAD with a cape] Rap albums include 2014 Forest Hills Drive, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, The Pinkprint and Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Check out the complete Billboard nominations list after the jump.


(Video) Rihanna Reveals Clips From First Digital Magazine Cover!! Available At Colette & Online

Rihanna Reveals Clips From First Digital Magazine Cover. Our Girl RIRI has been very busy theses days. She recently performed at the Grammy’s along side Kanye and Paul McCartney;she just celebrated her 27th birthday and she has fans so excited about her New album “R8”. The “Good Girl Gone Bad” songstress even released 2 teasers from her highly anticipated album.American Oxygen is currently number 5 on Billboard Go RIRI!!!!! Rihanna is no stranger to the camera. She has done countless photo shoots. Now last month Rihanna showed off some of her sexy images from her photo shoot with AnOther Magazine.Friday she posted an actual video from the shoot.It’s a digital limited edition so you better get it quick. Check out the clips after the jump.


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