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  • Cardi B Becomes Fifth Female Rapper to Hit No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    As Cardi B’s debut studio album, Invasion of Privacy, arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, she becomes just the fifth female rapper ever to lead the list, and the first to do so since 2012. (Comparably, in the last 12 months, seven different male solo...
  • Snoop Dogg’s “Bible of Love” debuts at #1 on “Billboard” gospel chart

    Snoop Dogg‘s first-ever gospel album, Bible of Love, has debuted at number one on Billboard‘s Top Gospel Albums chart.   The celebrated rapper credits his late grandmother, Dorothy Tate, for introducing him to gospel music and inspiring him to release a gospel album of his own.  As previously reported, Snoop told ABC Radio that he...
  • FUN FACT: What Every 2017 Nicki Minaj Verse Has In Common

    Consuming Nicki Minaj’s 2017 output is like binging the entirety of Game of Thrones in one sitting. In Onika’s world, everyone is a potential threat, usurper, or challenge to the throne — the Red Wedding with a dash of pink. The air surrounding Nicki’s celebrity is that of a...
  • Travis Greene ‘You Waited’ is Top 3 on the Billboard Charts!

    Travis Montorius Greene (born January 17, 1984) is an American gospel musician and pastor. Greene began his music career in 2007 with the release of The More via Greenelight Records. He has since released two studio albums, Stretching Out in 2010, The Hill in 2015, and an extended play, Intentional in 2015. Travis Greene’s third album Crossover: Live From Music City will...
  • Lil Pump Debuts at No. 2 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

    Plus, Khalid claims a new No. 1 song while 21 Savage doubles up in the top 10. Lil Pump notches a banner week as his self-titled debut album enters at No. 2 on both Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums charts (dated Oct. 28) with 46,000 equivalent album...
  • Post Malone Just Dethroned “Bodak Yellow” to Hit #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100

    Post Malone just scored his first #1 one hit with “Rockstar” featuring 21 Savage! The track marks the fifth rap song #1 at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 in 2017 – which ties for most in a single year. With this cycle, “Rockstar” becomes the first #1...
  • Billboard Chart 200 will soon count YouTube Streams

    The digital age has changed the way most of us listen to music, with album sales crashing through the floor as music streaming services take hold of the industry. Three years ago, Billboard changed the way it charts music by incorporating digital streams, and its Hot 100 already takes into account YouTube plays...
  • LISTEN: Miley Cyrus did a cover to Cardi B’s ‘Bodak Yellow’

    As “Bodak Yellow” enters its second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, an unlikely artist decided to perform their own rendition of the rap track on late-night television. Miley Cryus joined The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where she gave Cardi B’s single a pop twist,...
  • With Four Simultaneous Hot 100 Hits, SZA Cements Her Star Status

    If there remained any lingering doubt of SZA’s status as one of 2017’s breakout stars, this week should effectively put an end to that. An R&B artist with hip-hop and pop appeal, she logs four simultaneous singles on the latest Billboard Hot 100 chart, both as a lead artist...