Chance The Rapper Just Made Billboard History With “Coloring Book”

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Oh man…Chance has been making major noise in the industry with his “Coloring Book” mixtape. He just made chart history by having his project become the first project ever to chart on the Billboard album charts off of just streams. It’s likely he’s going to crack the top 10 as well. Folks are putting him in the grammy nomination talk now!


(Photo) Rihanna Announces She Will Be Performing At The Billboard Music Awards

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Who’s excited? Rihanna has just announced that she will be performing at the Billboard Music Awards. I mean its only right! Rihanna has been killing the charts lately.


Drake Breaks Billboard Record With 20 Songs On The Chart At Once

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Drake’s breaking records left and right for himself and for Billboard with the release off the tremendous hype from Views. Yesterday he got his first #1 song with “One Dance”, sold over 1M copies first week and debuted at no. 1. Now he just piles on the trophies by having his name on 20 songs in total on Billboard Hot 100 songs.


(Photo) Billboard Announces Top 3 Earning Rappers 2015

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Billboard announces the top three earning rappers from 2015, and you will be surprised who was on top…or maybe not. Check it out to see for yourself.


Check Out The First Week Sales Projections For Drake’s ‘Views’

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Last Friday, Drake dropped his highly-anticipated album, Views. Early sales projections have it on pace to sell over 800k units in its first week, and that’s with only being available on iTunes and Apple Music! Crazy! While we await the final numbers, check out this week’s top 10 below.


Drake’s “One Dance” Has FINALLY Given Him His First Number One In Canada

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Believe it or not, Drake has NEVER had a solo record hit the number one spot in his home country of Canada in his entire career – until now. Thanks to his Views From The 6 single “One Dance,” Drizzy has finally achieved a number one on the Canadian Hot 100 this week. You may be surprised to know that he also has yet to reach number one as a solo artist in the U.S. either – though he came close with “Hotline Bling” last fall. However, he has nabbed top honors twice thanks to his features on Rihanna’s singles, “Work” and “What’s My Name.” Hopefully this accolade will put him on the path to a number one in the U.S. soon! I mean, if Desiigner could do it


Prince Sells Over 250K Albums On Day Of His Death, Takes No. 1 & 2 On Billboard 200

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The late great Prince continues to make huge feats in the music industry, even amidst his untimely death last Thursday morning. Billboard now reports that in the past 6 days, two of Prince’s albums have grabbed the No. 1 & 2 spots and another in the top 10 — not to mention soaring album sales that’s likely to even go higher.


First Week Sales Numbers Released For Zayn Malik, Young Thug & K. Michelle

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After breaking free from One Direction to do his own thing, Zayn has become the first male UK singer ever to debut at number one with their first album. Mind of Mine moved 157k units since its release last week, earning him the top spot by quite a landslide. Shout to Kehlani, who’s the album’s only feature! Also debuting high were both K. Michelle and Young Thug. K’s More Issues Than Vogue lands at number 2 this week with an impressive 59k, while Thugger gets his highest position yet at number 7 with Slime Season 3 at 38k. Check out this week’s top 10 below.


Macklemore Reveals He Regrets Not Warning Iggy Azalea About Name Dropping In ‘White Privilege II’

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At the top of the year, Macklemore released his record “White Privilege II”, off his recently released album, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made. In the nearly nine minute song he explores the the racial injustice happening in America, Black Lives Matter and more.  At one point, Macklemore suggests artists like Miley Cyrus, Elvis and Iggy Azalea have “exploited and stolen the music, the moment/ The magic, the passion, the fashion, you toy with/ The culture was never yours to make better.” The Seattle rapper’s bars only lead to drama stirred up by Iggy Azalea who took the name drop personally and tweeted, “he shouldnt have spent the last 3 yrs having friendly convos and taking pictures together at events etc if those were his feelings.” Looking back at the situation, Macklemore has reflected and admits that while he stands by what he said, he should have let her know about the name-drop before the track was released. Read more below.


Kanye West Prevented “The Life Of Pablo” Numbers From Being Released

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Despite being one of the most popular projects out right now, Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo‘ never made it to the Billboard Charts. Ye’ released the project exclusively on TIDAL and vowed to never release it anywhere else. The exclusive release has blocked him from ever making it to the Billboard charts, but new developments have indicate that this may be Kanye’s own doing. Read more below.


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