British boy band One Direction became the only group to score four consecutive No. 1 debuts on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesd
“Four," the group’s fourth album, outsold Ms. Swift's “1989,” which had reigned for three weeks at the top of Billboard's chart.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The folks at FireJohnIdzik.com have a new target -- New York Jets owner Woody Johnson. The website, which recently collected money from disgruntled fans to buy billboard space near MetLife Stadium, announced Monday on Twitter its plans to amend the message on the existing billboard. Show More Summary
In his recent interview with Billboard, Chance The Rapper revealed that he had been working on a lot of different projects, one of which is an album called Surf with his band the Social Experiment. The group — which is made up of Chance, Donnie Trumpet, Peter Cottontale, and Nate Fox — has shared the [...]
It was weird night in Times Square last night. I had just spilled out of a music show trying to catch any semi-convenient subway train back to Brooklyn. Hours earlier, a grand jury had failed to indict Darren Wilson on murder charges against Michael Brown and crowds gathered in protest, all bathed in the white light of this massive fucking Google screen. Read more...
Billboard album sales will now incorporate streaming and digital sales data. The Nielsen entertainment company has developed an algorithm that tracks not only album sales but streams and single track downloads. This change in the Billboard...Show More Summary
The NFL announced during Sunday Night Football that pop star Katy Perry will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 1. Perry, 30, has dominated the Billboard charts since releasing her debut in 2008, including nine No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Show More Summary
Even though Android is the dominating smartphone platform when it comes to market share, enjoying huge popularity in many markets, Google appears to be interested in heavily promoting it this holiday season, especially now that Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9 have all been launched. Show More Summary
No, seriously, it's MAGIC! And it's for a festival of Magic. Read more...
Ever wonder what Harry Potter would do with an ad campaign? Have a look at this. The Quebec City Magic Festival wanted to make sure people noticed its billboard, so ad agency lg2 sprinkled a little magic into the board itself in a playful feat of meta-vertising. Show More Summary
Highlighting the growing influence of streaming on the music industry, the New York Times last week reported that music streams from sites like Spotify and Beats will, for the first time, be included in the calculation of the Billboard 200. In...
And it's even higher-res than 4K displays
Seems like there are an awful lot of people who know all the album cuts from Ariana Grande’s album — yet it only sits at No. 36 on the Billboard 200. Shouldn’t one of the most popular artists of the moment rank higher on the charts? The problem for Grande is that many of her […]
Here is the Google ad that is taking over the huge new billboard on New York City's Times Square. From Monday, Nov. 25, Google becomes the inaugural advertiser on the screen, which runs nearly a length of a football field from 45th to 46th Street along Broadway, and is eight stories tall. Show More Summary
There is only one Times Square, New York, the place where the world rings in the new year, and now Google is set to take over the largest electronic billboard ever installed on the iconic, neon-laced strip The billboard, which covers...Show More Summary
What kind of crazy fucked up world do we live in where the agents are hipper than the acts? Rob Light at the “Billboard” Touring conference: “Beyonce could learn a thing or two from ‘This American Life”s ‘Serial’ podcast. ‘It’s the single...Show More Summary
The story of the prognosticating "Batman v. Superman" billboard seen in the background of the 2007 Will Smith film "I Am Legend" can now be told!
Banksy's iconic image of Joseph and Mary trying to get into Bethlehem past the high Israeli wall is featured in Christmas cards and an Atlanta billboard from If Americans Knew
Big Sean and Ariana Grande have taken their PDA to a whole new level following a new Instagram post from the 26-year old rapper. According to Billboard Magazine Big Sean posted photos taken backstage at the taping for CBS’ “A Very Grammy Christmas” on Nov. Show More Summary
“This really was a brand-building exercise, and it’s starting to turn into something bigger.”