Lil Nas X found himself the center of controversy regarding his viral hit song “Old Town Road” after Billboard removed it from the Country charts. The chatter around the song and a well-timed remix have catapulted the track to becoming the top song in the nation.

J. Cole is having a pretty strong 2018 with the release of his critically-acclaimed fifth studio album KOD, and that acclaim is extending itself in the form of sales. The North Carolina rapper becomes the first act to debut three songs in the top 10 slots in Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, and all songs from […]

Billboard has teamed with consumer information company Nielsen and will now factor YouTube video plays when ranking songs on the “Hot 100” singles chart. Baauer’s smash hit, “Harlem Shake,” has already benefited, landing at No. 1 on the aforementioned chart.

Lil Wayne’s meteoric rise to fame is astounding when one considers his humble beginnings as a teenaged phenom on his native New Orleans recording label Cash Money. Along with five platinum albums and four gold albums over the course of a stellar 13-year career, Lil Wayne can now add a most significant boast to his […]