Billboard celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Hot 100 in 2008 by listing the top 100 most successful acts in the history of the lineup. Now, just 5 years later, an updated ranking has been issued and it features some surprising developments, specifically involving the positions of many of the current so called dominant acts.
Christina Aguilera joined The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon for a performance of “Your Body” last year and was soon followed by Mariah Carey with “All I Want for Christmas is You”. Last night, however, was Robin Thicke’s turn to revamp his music with classroom instruments and he did it with style.
We lightly discussed the issue of ageism in the music industry before but it’s time to take a more critical look at the matter with a fresh perspective. As women over the age of 40 years continue to struggle to find their footing on the Pop charts, let’s highlight the core causal factors of this […]
Ne-Yo’s chart impact has become so inconsistent lately that it’s difficult to remember the time when he was one of the leading R&B artists in the music industry. However, during his appearance on the Good Morning America Summer Concert Series today, he reminded us of his former glory.
Despite cancelling the remaining dates of her European tour last week, Solange’s schedule doesn’t seem to be showing any signs of slowing down. In a recent interview with Billboard, the 27-year old singer dished on her new album and her independent label, Saint Records.
Ariana Grande faced severe backlash from critics as well as the parents of her Nickelodeon fans when she revealed the first cover of her debut album, Yours Truly. So, the unoriginal singer backtracked by claiming that she was just “messing with her fans”, and unveiled the “official” artwork late last evening.
If only Nicole Scherzinger’s record sales were as good as her singing. Yesterday, the slow-selling songbird had the honor of performing the US national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner”, at the Dodgers vs. Yankees game at Dodger Stadium and proved that she is more than just a pretty face.
John Legend has taken a much more sexually charged approach to this latest era of his career. In the video for his new single, “Made to Love”, the formerly conservative crooner combines music sex with art and stunning visuals in a way that his fans may have never seen.
Jordin Sparks was originally set to release Ariana Grande’s “The Way” but label issues prevented her from scoring the hit that should have been hers. However, the songbird is back with another song called “Skipping a Beat” and it is even better than that aforementioned tune!
If you aren’t a Robin Thicke fan then you should avoid all forms of media during the coming days because he is everywhere. Continuing to plug his music anywhere he could, the extra tall singer appeared on last evening’s episode America’s Got Talent to perform his hit song, “Blurred Lines”. Unsurprisingly,