Ariana Grande Celebrates Her ‘Most Beautiful’ Nonna’s History-Making Hot 100 Chart Achievement

Grande’s grandmother is the senior-most credited artist in the Hot 100’s history. Ariana Grande and Marjorie “Nonna” Grande attend the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. Kevin Mazur/AMA2016/WireImage Ariana Grande loves her Nonna! The pop superstar took to Instagram on Tuesday (April 16) to celebrate her grandmother

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From Taylor Swift to KISS, the Bootleg Music Merch Business Is Hurting Artists — And It’s Getting Worse

Seventeen cartoon renditions of Taylor Swift — wearing pink sunglasses, posing in her purple Speak Now dress, posing in a “Not A Lot Going On At the Moment” t-shirt — are stamped onto an Amazon page for a 24-piece cupcake-topper set. “Our Singer cake decorations are made of high-quality food-grade cardstock,” reads the description. “Can

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Willie ‘Prophet’ Stiggers Honored at National Action Network’s Annual Convention

The Black Music Action Coalition founder was feted by the Reverend Al Sharpton for his commitment to the organization’s youth program and his lifelong activism. Willie “Prophet” Stiggers Emmanuel Agbeble On Saturday (April 13), Willie “Prophet” Stiggers, co-founder/president/CEO of Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC), was honored at the National Action Network’s 21st Annual Convention Youth

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Pro-Palestine Protest Blocks Chicago Airport Entrance, Forces Flyers to Walk

Pro-Palestine Protesters Force Airport-Goers To Hoof It By Blocking Entrance X / @wearedissenters Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupted many Chicago travelers’ plans by blocking the entrance to the O’Hare International Airport … forcing several people to hoof it by foot to the terminal. Check it out … protesters blocked the I-190 access road to the Chicago-area airport

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Taylor Swift Launches ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Target-Exclusive Preorder With Album Teaser

Swift posted a new photo and presumably a new lyric to promote the release. Taylor Swift performs at Accor Stadium on Feb. 23, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. Don Arnold/TAS24/Getty Images for TAS Rights Management A Target-exclusive vinyl variant of Taylor Swift‘s The Tortured Poets Department album is now up for preorder. Swift revealed the latest

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A Servando & Florentino Documentary Is Coming, Plus More Uplifting Moments in Latin Music

Plus, Gilberto Santa Rosa will receive special honor from Berklee College of Music. Servando y Florentino attends 2023 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina at Kaseya Center on Oct. 21, 2023 in Miami. Romain Maurice/Getty Images Español From career milestones to new music releases to major announcements and those little important moments, Billboard editors highlight uplifting moments in Latin music. Here’s what

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Rico Wade, Organized Noize Producer & Dungeon Family Member, Dies at 52

The Southern rap pioneer co-produced albums by OutKast and Goodie Mob, and co-wrote TLC’s hit “Waterfalls.” Rico Wade attends “The Art of Organized Noize” at Gallery 72 on October 15, 2015 in Atlanta. Prince Williams/WireImage Rico Wade, a member of the legendary Atlanta production trio Organized Noize and co-founder of the hip-hop/soul collective Dungeon Family

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Taylor Swift Is Revealing a Hidden Message on Apple Music Ahead of ‘The Tortured Poets Department’: Here’s How to Figure It Out

Let the games begin, Swifties. Taylor Swift performs during “Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour” at the National Stadium on March 2, 2024 in Singapore. Ashok Kumar/TAS24/Getty Images It’s The Tortured Poets Department release week, and beginning April 13, Taylor Swift fans can embark on a search for a secret message from Swift on Apple

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Dua Lipa & Zayn Malik Release New Music, Azealia Banks & Doechii Are Beefing & More | Billboard News

It’s Friday, April 12th, and there’s a bunch of highly anticipated new music from some of the hottest artists! Dua Lipa just dropped her latest single “Illusion,” Zayn Malik released his new highly-anticipated track, “Alienated,” Sabrina Carpenter starts her new era with “Espresso” and more new releases. Azealia Banks and Doechii are fighting on social

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Nicki Minaj Surprises Fans on Her ‘Pink Friday 2’ Tour, Ice Spice Makes Acting Debut & Megan Thee Stallion Talks About Her Third Album | Billboard News

It’s Thursday April 11th  and welcome to Gag City! Nicki Minaj surprises her fans with multiple special guests at the Boston stop of her ‘Pink Friday 2’ world tour, Ice Spice will make her acting debut as she joins Spike Lee and Denzel Washington’s upcoming film ‘High and Low,’ Megan Thee Stallion talks about how

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CAA Appoints New Managing Directors & Shakes Up Agency Board

The managing directors will work alongside CAA co-chairman and CEO Bryan Lourd, co-chairmen Kevin Huvane and Richard Lovett and President Jim Burtson. Courtesy Photo Creative Artists Agency has appointed nine managing directors and changed up its agency board membership.  The new managing directors include Rob Light, Howard Nuchow, Joe Cohen, Michael Levine, Joel Lubin, Maha

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New Colors of the Ray-Ban Reverse Collection Land Only at Sunglass Hut

Experience the cutting-edge Ray-Ban Reverse collection at your local Sunglass Hut. Ray-Ban is once again innovating eyewear with its latest collection: the Ray-Ban Reverse collection. This cutting-edge collection redefines eyewear design with its revolutionary inverted lens concept and there’s no better place to experience the collection first-hand than at Sunglass Hut. Explore See latest videos

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7 Major Laptop Deals: Score Up to 70% Off Apple MacBooks, Samsung & Lenovo for a Limited Time

Skip to main content That includes the lowest price yet on an Apple MacBook Air. All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The holidays come and go, but

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Bruce Springsteen Biopic Lands at 20th Century Studios, Jeremy Allen White in Talks to Star

The film, ‘Deliver Me From Nowhere,’ will chronicle the making of Springsteen’s 1982 album, ‘Nebraska.’ Jeremy Allen White & Bruce Springsteen Dan Doperalski/Golden Globes 2024; Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images It’s official! The Boss’ life is coming to the big screen. 20th Century Studios and Disney announced on Monday (April 8) that they will produce and distribute

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‘Breaking the Silence’: A New Episode of ‘Quiet on Set’ Drops Soon — How to Stream the Documentary Series Without Cable  

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The cameras are going back up for Quiet on Set. A fifth episode of the hit docuseries will air on ID

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IVE Reflect on Emotional ‘Show What I Have’ Tour Finale in Newark: ‘It Gave Us So Much Inspiration’

The K-pop girl group share how they made the most of their first U.S. concerts, discussing intimate moments onstage and meeting the likes of Anne Hathaway offstage. IVE Aysia Marotta/Photos provided by Starship Entertainment As a leader in a new generation of K-pop acts, IVE‘s Show What I Have world tour boasted a wholly appropriate

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Kroy Biermann Reveals Kim Zolciak Spending As She Avoids Disclosing Finances

KROY BIERMANN Kim Dodging Financial Disclosure … But Here’s What I’ve Seen Her Spend!!! Kroy Biermann’s divorce drama with Kim Zolciak is hitting a new rough patch — he claims she’s dragging her feet on handing over important financial docs, so now he’s simply exposing her alleged spending himself. this publication has obtained Kroy’s response to

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Eric Church on New Whiskey JYPSI Release, Upcoming Nashville Residency: ‘It Was Important to Us That We Could Be Creative’

Eric Church and Outsiders Spirits releases its new Whiskey JYPSI Explorer Series. Eric Church Robby Klein As CMA entertainer of the year winner, 10-time Grammy nominee and whiskey enthusiast Eric Church has grown his varied business empire to include being a co-owner of the Field & Stream brand, launching his own SiriusXM music channel, “Eric

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Taylor Swift Competing With Travis Kelce for a 2024 Webby Award: Full Nominations Announced

Taylor Swift is going head-to-head with boyfriend Travis Kelce for an award at the 2024 Webby Awards, which honor achievements on the Internet. Swift’s collaboration with Vote.org on National Voter Registration Day is vying with Kelce’s collaboration with The Cheesecake Factory on “Fashion Icons” in the category Best Creator or Influencer Collaboration, Features (Social). Kelce

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‘Jersey Shore’s Angelina Serenaded Onstage by AJ McLean & Joey Fatone

‘Jersey Shore’s Angelina Pivarnick Serenaded on Stage by AJ McLean & Joey Fatone this publication.com Angelina Pivarnick lived every millennial’s dream by joining Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean and *NSYNC’s Joey Fatone for a show … and yes, she rocked out like any of us would. this publication has obtained video featuring the “Jersey Shore” star enjoying a

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Travis Scott Performs ‘My Eyes’ & ‘Fe!n,’ Joins Please Don’t Destroy & Ramy Youssef for ‘We Got Too High’ Sketch on ‘SNL’

Scott was the musical guest for the Youssef-hosted episode on March 30. ‘SNL’ musical guest Travis Scott is pictured during a Please Don’t Destroy sketch on Saturday, March 30, 2024. Caro Scarimbolo/NBC via Getty Images Travis Scott‘s SNL gig this weekend included performances of “My Eyes,” “Fe!n” featuring Playboi Carti and new song “We Got

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Shania Twain Revisits the Enduring Cultural Impact of ‘Man! I Feel Like a Woman!’ Video to Honor 25th Anniversary

In a new episode of Vevo Footnotes, Twain discusses the creative decisions that went into crafting the now-iconic video. Courtesy Photo In the latest installment of Vevo Footnotes, Shania Twain takes fans behind the scenes of the music video for “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” in honor of the 25th anniversary of the empowering

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7 Things to Know About Country Pioneer Linda Martell, Who Appears on Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’

Beyoncé pays homage to the groundbreaker on her new album. Linda Martell poses for a portrait circa 1969 in Nashville, Tennessee. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images On Beyoncé’s Cowboy Carter, released Friday (March 29), the superstar salutes pioneering country artist Linda Martell, the first Black woman to ever play the Grand Ole Opry in 1969, and, in

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Daddy Yankee Drops New Song on Good Friday & More Uplifting Moments in Latin Music

Plus, the Latin AMAs revealed its 2024 special awards honorees.  Daddy Yankee, “Donante de Sangre” Courtesy Photo Español From career milestones to new music releases to major announcements and those little important moments, Billboard editors highlight uplifting moments in Latin music. Here’s what happened in the Latin music world this week. Explore See latest videos

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Peso Pluma Drips Star Power With Tecate Pa’l Norte Performance: ‘Thank You for Loving Me So Much’

The Mexican hitmaker extended his set after Kendrick Lamar canceled his performance. These were some of the best moments of Peso’s show. Peso Pluma performs at the Tecate Pa’l Norte festival in Monterrey, Nuevo León on March 29, 2024. Courtesy of Tecate Pa’l Norte Español Drawing in a sea of festival-goers, 100,000 people according to

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Sneaker Wash! This Bestselling Shoe Cleaner Works ‘Miracles’: Here’s Where to Buy It Online

There’s hope for your sneaker or shoe collection thanks to a bestselling “miracle” cleaner you can get at Amazon. bee32/Getty Images All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.

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Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ Rumored to Be Leaked, Tyla’s Billboard Cover & More | Billboard News

Tyla is Billboard’s newest cover star. Beyoncé’s long-awaited ‘Cowboy Carter’ is rumored to have been leaked and fans are freaking out over the features on the album. Megan Thee Stallion shows love to the “Texas Hold ‘Em” singer. We’re running down Bey’s biggest chart achievements in honor of her new album. We catch up with

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Parachute’s Rare Warehouse Sale Is Offering Up to 75% Off & Bedding Is Flying Out of Stock

Give your bed some extra love with luxurious bedding, for less. CreativaStudio/Getty Images All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Your bed deserves some attention every once in

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A New ‘Happy Gilmore’ Movie Is Rumored to Be Coming: How to Watch the First Film Online

You can watch the classic Adam Sandler comedy online or buy the DVD to add to your collection. HAPPY GILMORE ©Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for

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Brett Gelman Slams Bookstores for Canceling Appearances After His Israel Support

Brett Gelman Slams Bookstores After Canceling Appearances … ‘Pure Jew Hatred’!!! 3/25/2024 3:19 PM PT this publication.com Brett Gelman is opening up about the recent backlash he’s faced for vocally supporting Israel amid its conflict with Hamas in Gaza … and he thinks it’s BS that his gigs are getting nixed. The “Stranger Things” star joined

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Benson Boone Bags First U.K. No. 1 With ‘Beautiful Things’

The Washington-born singer and songwriter’s hit has already led Billboard’s two Global charts, and now lifts 2-1 on the Official U.K. Singles Chart. Benson Boone Dennis Leupold After two months, and several near-misses, Benson Boone finally scales the U.K. chart with “Beautiful Things” (via Warner Records). The Washington-born singer and songwriter’s hit has already led

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INXS Goes Behind the Scenes on ‘Never Tear Us Apart’: Exclusive Premiere

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of “Never Tear Us Apart,” INXS revisits the iconic song and its stunning music video. Michael Hutchence,Andrew Farriss, Tim Farriss, Garry Gary Beers, Kirk Pengilly, and Jon Farriss of INXS photographed in 1988. Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images With 1987’s “Never Tear Us Apart,” INXS released into the world a love song that

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Ariana Grande’s ‘Eternal Sunshine’ Snags Second Week at No. 1 In U.K.

“Eternal Sunshine” continues to blaze over the U.K. chart. Ariana Grande attends the 96th Annual Academy Awards on March 10, 2024 in Hollywood, Calif. Arturo Holmes/Getty Images Ariana Grande‘s Eternal Sunshine (via Republic Records) continues to blaze over the U.K. chart. The leader at the midweek mark, Grande’s seventh studio album enters a second week

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Bruce Springsteen Worried Peptic Ulcer Disease Might Permanently Sideline Him: ‘Am I Gonna Sing Again?’

The rock icon said there were several months where he couldn’t make a sound. Bruce Springsteen performs at Footprint Center on March 19, 2024 in Phoenix, Arizona. John Medina/Getty Images Bruce Springsteen made a triumphant return to performance last week in Phoenix, taking the stage with the E Street band to relaunch their world tour

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‘American Idol’: Julia Gagnon Delivers a ‘Big’ Audition With Aretha Franklin Cover

“That was amazing. That was absolutely outstanding,” Lionel Richie remarked. Julia Gagnon auditions on “American Idol” 2024. American Idol American Idol saved one of the best for last — Julia Gagnon. Raised in Cumberland, Maine, the 21-year-old college student has spent time in the school of hard knocks. Gagnon was born in Guatemala, and put

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Celebrity Scramble –

Celebrity Scramble Guess Who! 3/24/2024 12:01 AM PT Hidden within this cute cheeky chick is an actress and cooking TV personality born in Ontario, Canada. She may not be a trained chef, but her cooking show and two cookbooks prove she know’s what she’s doin’ in the kitchen! Most recently, you’ve seen her out and

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