Music Charts

Kasabian admit playing older hits on tour is 'painful but necessary'

Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno has admitted that he can find it "painful" to perform the band's older hits on tour.<p>The band kick off their UK arena tour …

Music Industry

Lil Peep’s ‘Come Over When You're Sober’ LP Enters Billboard 200 - XXL

Lil Peep's music is getting new life after his death. His debut album, <i>Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 1</i>, has entered the Billboard 200 for the first …

Rap & Hip-Hop

David Cassidy dead: His complete Official Chart history

US singer and actor David Cassidy, a teen pop idol in the 1970s, has died aged 67.<p>David "died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and …

David Cassidy

Björk's Top 10 biggest songs on the Official Chart

There's no-one quite like Björk. The Icelandic singer-songwriter is a truly unique talent that has captivated a cult audience for over 25 years. She …

Music Industry

BTS happy they weren’t treated as a ‘curious novelty’ act at AMAs

K-pop group BTS made their US debut at the American Music Awards and are delighted with the audience response.<p>The 7-piece group have a giant imprint …

Award Shows

Migos' New Album 'Culture 2' Slated to Drop in January

After riding dirty with <b>Nicki Minaj</b> and <b>Cardi B</b> on their high-octane single, "MotorSport," <b>Migos</b> plan to shift gears and go into overdrive in the next …

Cardi B

Migos Readies 'Culture II' for January

Migos will celebrate the new year with a new album.<p>Almost exactly one year after dropping their chart-topping <i>Culture</i> LP, Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Which group will headline the BBC New Year's concert?

Halt any plans you had for New Year's Eve and get yourselves down to the River Thames - the BBC have announced the headliners of their incredible …

Music Industry

Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton Hold On to Billboard 200 Top 10

Kenny Chesney and Blake Shelton are representing country on the all-genre <i>Billboard</i> chart.<p>Releases from the two superstars are the only country …

Kenny Chesney

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Enjoys The Eighth Largest Opening Week Ever

This week, Taylor Swift’s new album <i>Reputation</i> opened on the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with incredible ease, given that it sold more copies in just a few days than any other title this year. The set, her sixth in total and her fifth to make it to the top of the all-genre ranking, kicked off with 1.238 …

Taylor Swift

Evanescence Reaches The Top 10 With A New Album Behind Taylor Swift's Massive Start

Taylor Swift’s <i>Reputation</i> has started atop the Billboard 200 with the largest opening frame of the last two years. The singer’s sixth full-length kicks off with just over 1.2 million copies, giving her yet another million-plus first week. No other title even came close to doing nearly as well as the …

Taylor Swift

BTS Is Ready To Take America By Story Storm – Everything We Know About The K-Pop Superstars

Global superstars BTS made their way to U.S. television Sunday night with a debut performance at the <i>American Music Awards</i>, and the seven-member …

Entertainment

Victoria Beckham quashes Spice reunion rumours: "It will not be happening"

Say it ain't so! Yet more rumours of a Spice Girls reunion of some kind have been laid to rest again, this time by Posh Spice herself, Victoria …

Victoria Beckham

Fergie interview: 'I haven't just been shaded, I have felt the torture'

In September this year, Fergie finally (<i>finally!</i>) got around to releasing Double Dutchess, the follow-up to her world-conquering debut The …

Music Industry

Top of the Pops Christmas line-up announced

It's nearly that time of the year again where we welcome back the brilliant Top of the Pops, and the star-studded line-up for the two holiday …

Dua Lipa

Taylor Swift's Reputation first week US sales are in... and they're huge

Taylor Swift's Reputation album has soared to Number 1 in America with huge opening week sales.<p>The singer-songwriter's sixth album shifted 1.216 …

Taylor Swift

BTS Had an Extremely Good Night at the AMAs

The K-pop sensations made their US TV debut, performing "DNA."<p>If you don't know the names Jungkook, Suga, Rap Monster, Jimin, Jin, V, and J-Hope now, I'd learn them pretty quickly. They're the members of BTS, and they are also, to put it mildly, a Very Big Deal.<p>The K-pop group have taken the US—and …

Billboard Awards

Re-rewind: Cassette sales more than double in 2017

27 years ago, cassettes were the leading format of choice for music buyers.<p>CDs, downloads and streaming may have long superseded them, but over half …

Vinyl Records

On the Charts: Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Is 2017's Top Album With Platinum Week

Singer becomes first artist to notch four million-selling weeks with latest LP<p>Taylor Swift's <i>Reputation</i> scored the best-selling week of 2017 – and …

Music

Taylor Swift Outsells the Competition but Not Herself

Taylor Swift’s newest album is already this year’s best-selling in its first week.<p>But it didn’t represent a personal best. The pop star’s sixth studio effort sold fewer copies in the U.S. in its first week than her last blockbuster.<p>The final tally—1.22 million, according to Nielsen Music—exhibits …

Business

Dancing with the Stars Finale: Inside YouTube Violinist Lindsey Stirling's Journey

Violin-playing YouTube sensation Lindsey Stirling is partnered with pro Mark Ballas for season 25 of <i>Dancing with the Stars</i>, and she twirled her way …

Celebrity Gossip

Post Malone Announces 'Beerbongs Bentleys' Release Date

Post Malone is going to keep feeling like a “rockstar” through the holidays. White Iverson has just announced that his <i>Stoney</i> follow-up <i>Beerbongs &</i> …

Post Malone

Hip Hop Album Sales: Lil Peep Hits Billboard 200 For 1st Time Following His Death

In the wake of Lil Peep’s death, his debut album <i>Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 1</i> has hit the Billboard 200 chart at #169 for the week ending …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Paloma Faith is on course for her first UK Number 1 album

Paloma Faith's new album The Architect is <i>building</i> quite the following in its first week on sale, and could become her first chart-topping record this …

Music Industry

Camila Cabello and Rita Ora battle for this week's Number 1 single

Camila Cabello is facing serious competition from Rita Ora for the Number 1 spot on this week's Official Singles Chart.<p>After three weeks at the top, …

Rita Ora

Two huge male stars to appear on this week's X Factor semi-final

The X Factor semi-finals just got a whole lot bigger - two of the UK's biggest solo male stars will be appearing this weekend.<p>Ed Sheeran will appear …

Music Industry

8 Biggest Jaw-Droppers at the 2017 American Music Awards

The American Music Awards are ending 2017 on a high note.<p>After thousands of votes were cast, the world's biggest fan-voted award show hit the …

Award Shows

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Outsold Every Other Album On The Billboard 200 Combined

Taylor Swift’s sixth album, <i>reputation</i>, is number one in just about every country…and in most, it’s number in by a mile.<p>In the U.S., Swift moved more than 1.2 million physical and digital copies in her first week. Swift was already the only artist in history to mount three million-week debuts in the …

Kendrick Lamar

Who Is BTS? 5 Things to Know About the Korean-Pop Boy Band Taking Over the 2017 AMAs

Remember this name: <b>BTS</b>!<p>That's the consensus amongst music fans who are learning more about the Korean-pop boy band.<p>After first gaining attention in …

Blake Lively

Help Chrissy Teigen With this Major Life Dilemma: To Get Bangs or Not to Get Bangs?

Chrissy Teigen’s having a major life dilemma and turned to her Twitter following to help solve her problem.<p>The star’s looking for a change, and …

Hair