Back in 2016, I was chatting with David Cook during our broadcast backstage at The 58th GRAMMY Awards. That previous November I saw David headline Gramercy Theater, and hung out backstage with him and the legendary Steven Van Zandt after the show. Just a few months after, we were talking about the performance and Cook… Read more »
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It’s officially fall, but this match was called by the refs just after Labor Day. Billboard Editorial Director Jason Lipshutz called in to the show and confirmed what we all pretty much knew: “Despacito” is 2017’s “Song Of The Summer.”
Kesha just ended a five-year musical hiatus by releasing her new single, “Praying,” although the time in between her albums has been the complete opposite of uneventful. Over that span, Kesha was constantly in the headlines. She entered and exited rehab for an eating disorder, performed live, served as a judge on a reality TV… Read more »
Miley Cyrus is back on the cover of “Billboard” and set to perform her new single “Malibu” for the first time next weekend on the 2017 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. If it seems like déjà vu, well that makes sense. Back in 2013 Cyrus used The BBMAs as a springboard to promote her… Read more »
There’s one big difference between Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards and every other music award show on television: the winners are a true reflection of not just what fans like, but what they actually consume and spend money on. “Those charts are what make our award show,” Billboard’s co-director of charts, Keith Caulfield, told me… Read more »
Ketih Caulfield, Co-Director of Charts at Billboard, called the show to talk about the highly anticipated albums from One Direction and Justin Bieber. Caulfield told us who, according to industry forecasters, would end up with the number one album in the country for the week.
Adele makes selling music and breaking records look as effortless as she does belting out notes. “Hello,” the highly-anticipated single from the artist’s forthcoming album 25, sold 1.1 million copies in its first week out. This is the first time that a song has sold a million copies in a week. The record-setting sales figure… Read more »
Jason Lipshutz, Deputy Editor of Digital at Fuse Media, stopped by to chat about Adele’s new music in the latest edition of “Weekend Scoop.” The UK singer will drop her highly anticipated album 25 on November 20. While reporting for Billboard, Lipshutz broke the story that Adele would be releasing new music this year.
Monday night’s interview with Justin Bieber is creating headlines both in the States and abroad. Everyone is talking about it for the same reason: during my chat with Bieber I mentioned 17 year-old Shawn Mendes. I find a few similarities in the two: both achieved success as teenagers, both are talented and good-looking singers who… Read more »
Billboard named Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX’s “Fancy” as the “Song Of The Summer.” Billboard.com Associate Editor Jason Lipshutz explained why on “Ralphie Tonight.”