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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Tops Album Chart with Record-Low 823 Albums Sold

The 20-track album racked up 83 million streams, which was enough to knock 21 Savage off of top spot.
Alex Robert Ross
1.16.19
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How an Early Christmas Single Helped Hip-Hop Explode

Kurtis Blow's 1979 track "Christmas Rappin'" was proof that rap had a place in the money-or-nothing recording industry. It was also just really sweet.
Alex Robert Ross
12.19.18
The Thoughtful Entrance Into Cannabis Life

Precisely 420 Words on John Mayer Not Being a Dick Now

In a new Billboard feature, the guitarist talks blowing up a Winnebago on his 40th birthday, making Sunday morning omelette music, and Mason Ramsey, whom he's been thinking about a lot. Wonderful.
Alex Robert Ross
11.9.18
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Janet Jackson Once Again Proved She's A Damn Legend at the Billboard Awards

Watch her excellent medley of 'If', 'Throb' and 'Nasty', as well as her Icon Award acceptance speech.
Shaad D’Souza
5.21.18
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Solange Doesn't Give a Shit About "Entertainment," But She's Working Anyway

In an interview with Billboard, Solange details life beyond 'A Seat at the Table.'
Kristin Corry
3.2.18
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The Definitive Christmas Song Has Entered the US Top 10 For the First Time

We're talking about "All I Want For Christmas is You."
Lauren O'Neill
12.19.17
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Miley Cyrus Doesn't Want to "Label" Music

She talks punk rock and hip-hop in a new interview with NPR.
Lauren O'Neill
9.26.17
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Here's Why Brad Pitt Didn't Impress Shania Twain Much

Answers, finally.
Lauren O'Neill
8.25.17
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'Science Fiction' Is Already Brand New's First US Number One Album

It's lit (me up).
Phil Witmer
8.23.17
Holy Shit

Drake's Eight-Year-Long Run on Billboard Has Ended, and That's a Good Thing

The age of Champagne Papi is over, it's time for Vacation Drake.
Phil Witmer
Sarah MacDonald
8.16.17
Holy Shit

Beyoncé Made the Most Money from Music in 2016 By Far

Everyone else on Billboard's annual list is Adele, Drake, or just old.
Phil Witmer
7.17.17
Holy Shit

Kendrick Lamar Just Scored His First US Number One Solo Hit with "HUMBLE."

Proof that you don't need Taylor Swift to top the charts.
Phil Witmer
4.25.17
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