An Obamacare billboard in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, zings Republican governor Bobby Jindal for his refusal to expand the state’s Medicaid program as allowed under the Obamacare program, and now the state is desperate to get the sign taken down. Show More Summary
From Billboard Biz: Last May, Red Bull Music Academy took over New York City with a month of innovative workshops, live performances, and lectures that showcased both established and emerging artists. Almost a year later, RBMA is back...Show More Summary
From Billboard Biz: “We have 121 artists at SXSW this year. The bulk are playing Music, but we have them at all three sections of the conference. To prepare? I meditate for hours, days, weeks ahead of time. I haven’t had any alcohol for the entire year. Show More Summary
(Credit: MoveOn.org) Louisiana Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is very, very proud of his ad campaign promoting Louisiana tourism, especially after it won an award for its outstanding message -- Pick Your Passion. He's not so pleased about MoveOn's participation in the campaign, however. Show More Summary
Billboard has compiled a list of all of the songs that topped its Hot Rap Songs Chart for the 25th anniversary of the segment for the magazine. While some classic rap smashes are peppered through the 100 song list, Macklemore
“Thrift Shop” by Macklemore & Ray Lewis is the top rap song of all time, according to the folks over at Billboard. To celebrate 25 years of the Hot Rap Songs chart, the publication counted down the top 100 since its inception. When all the tallies were systematically totaled and carefully calculated, “Thrift Shop” emerged... Show More Summary
In the middle of the release of her first album in four years, titled Shakira, and her return to The Voice, Shakira covered the latest issue of Billboard. Inside the publication, she talked about juggling her busy schedule with motherhood...Show More Summary
Damm, this shit is tough. Off the soundtrack to that new Hunger Games ripoff, Divergent. Previously: Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolBoy Q Cover Billboard
It's the 25th anniversary of Billboard's Hot Rap Songs chart, and FACT points to a list Billboard posted of the all-time top 100 rap tracks since the chart's inception. Seven of the top 10 tracks come from rap's "golden...
Despite U2’s recent Mandela-related press blitz, the band’s new LP won’t see the light of day until at least 2015. Billboard reports that the band has gone back into the studio to work up its next album with the help of producers Paul Epworth (Adele, Foster The People) and Ryan Tedder. Show More Summary
ScHoolboy Q currently has the most popular album in America. The rapper’s major label debut Oxymoron managed to knock the soundtrack for Disney’s extremely popular animated flick Frozen from the top spot on the Billboard 200. According to Billboard, the batch of tunes also serves as the first number one hit for the folks at... Show More Summary
Wearable tech is so played out. The real future of wearables? Billboards! In this installment of "Things That Would Never Work in New York City, Because Eww," we travel to to the mystical land of New Zealand to find these clever advertisements from soft drink maker L&P. Show More Summary
Billboard reports that U2 will not unveil a new album until 2015, despite a tentative release planned for this summer. The band also decided to reschedule a tour, originally slated to begin in September, for summer 2015 so they can continue...Show More Summary
A pack of new album releases debut on the Billboard 200 this week, thus bumping older titles like Katy Perry‘s Prism, Lorde‘s Pure Heroine and Bruno Mars‘ Unorthodox Jukebox out of the Top 10. (Also barely hanging in there is Beyonce‘s self-titled fifth album, at #10). This also means that the chart-topping streak of the... More »
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Ashanti‘s new album is expected to go aluminum… Ashanti’s New Album Expected To Flop Via Singers Room: Pharrell Williams and Ashanti will join Rick Ross in having debuts on the R&B/Hip Hop charts next week. Riding high on
FEMEN in Times Square. All photos by author It was 10 AM in Times Square. Billboards’ lights were shining on the streets below and cars were honking incessently, as always, but with the exception of a few NYPD officers and meandering...Show More Summary
When a song reaches the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, it's because the tune is fresh, original and ground-breaking, right? Not always. In fact, quite a few chart-toppers aren't just old hat -- they're old. These artistsShow More Summary
CHICAGO — Lynn Saville's photography series Vacancy captures storefronts, malls, parks, highways, and billboards across America. Existing now in states of transition, they largely appear deserted, and lifeless.
Hats (or should that be wigs?) off to the inimitable RuPaul. He lands the highest charting album of his career this week with Born Naked debuting at number 85 on the Billboard 200. It becomes the drag legend’s second charting LP along with Supermodel Of The World, which peaked just outside the top 100 way... More »