Lin-Manuel Miranda makes the most of a sample from "West Side Story” and tops the digital charts with "Almost Like Praying.” Plus, Post Malone, Kane Brown, and more.
Top albums and songs for the week of Oct. 9, 2017. Shania fared much better coming off a long hiatus than Fergie did last week. Plus, Miley, Demi, Petty, more.
For the first time in chart history, hip-hop albums make a clean sweep of the top five spots on the Billboard 200 this week.
“4:44” is Jay-Z's 11th consecutive solo studio album to reach No. 1, while "Despacito" logs its ninth week at No. 1 on the Official U.K. Singles Chart. More.
Bruno Mars, the Chainsmokers, Justin Bieber, and Quavo each have two of the top 20 songs of the first six months of 2017. But read on to learn who's No. 1.
The Weeknd, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Ed Sheeran all spent multiple weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in the first half of 2017. But such veteran hit-makers as Katy Perry and John Mayer set records they would probably just as soon forget.
Ed Sheeran‘s megahit “Shape of You” this week becomes the first single in the history of Billboard‘s Hot 100 to spend its first 20 weeks inside the top five. It breaks a record that was set last year by Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” which spent its first 19 weeks in the top five.
Bieber is one of three artists who have replaced themselves at No. 1 on the Hot 100 more than once. The Beatles did it three times in 1964, Usher twice in 2004.
DJ Khaled’s “I’m the One,” featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne, enters the Hot 100 at No. 1. As such, it is off to a fast start in the annual Song of the Summer sweepstakes.
Kendrick Lamar's “DAMN.” had the biggest week of any album so far this year, by both the old-fashioned method (album sales) and the new "multimetric" method.
“Sign of the Times” is a moody and adventurous pop/rock track which shows the influence of such rock legends as John Lennon. Lil Uzi Vert was featured on Migos’ “Bad and Boujee,” which spent three weeks at No. 1 earlier this year.