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Billboard

Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry, and is one of the oldest trade magazines in the world. It maintains several internationally recognized music charts that track the most popular songs and albums in various categories on a weekly basis. The two most notable charts are the Billboard Hot 100, which ranks the top 100 songs regardless of genre and is based on physical sales, digital sales and radio airplay. Meanwhile, the Billboard 200 survey is the corresponding chart for album sales. Read More

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Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory Fun Album Tops Billboard and Beats Jason Mraz Yes! Album: Mraz Congratulates Yankovic on Twitter [WATCH VIDEO]
Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory Fun Album Tops Billboard and Beats Jason Mraz Yes! Album: Mraz Congratulates Yankovic on Twitter [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Weird Al Yankovic's "Mandatory Fun" album has topped the Billboard 200 Charts. It has even beaten singer-songwriter Jason Mraz and his new "Yes!" Album, which just debuted at the No. 2 spot. Mraz was a good sport about it and even congratulated Yankovic on Twitter. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Weird Al Yankovic's New Mandatory Fun Album. Pokes Fun at Lorde, Iggy Azalea, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, One Direction and Pharrell Williams [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Weird Al Yankovic is at it again with his hilarious spoofs of famous pop songs! This time he pokes fun at Lorde, Iggy Azalea, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, One Direction and Pharrell Williams as part of his new “Mandatory Fun” album which was released on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. (Jul 20)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, BRITNEY SPEARS

Singer Shakira holds her son Milan during the 2014 World Cup closing ceremony at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
Shakira Brings Her Son Milan on Stage During the Finale Performance of 2014 FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira brought her son Milan on stage during the finale performance of the 20-minute show at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony in Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, ARGENTINA, GRAMMY AWARD, JENNIFER LOPEZ, TWITTER

Tessanne Chin: The Voice Season 5 Winner's Count on My Love Album Sales Not Looking Good – Report

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Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin released her first album titled “Count on My Love” after winning the NBC reality TV singing competition “The Voice” Season 5 on Dec 2013. The near-official sales number for the 28-year-old recording artist came in and it is reportedly not looking good. (Jul 11)

Iggy Azalea Reacts to Fancy Cover by Jimmy Fallon as Neil Young on The Tonight Show [WATCH VIDEO]
Iggy Azalea Reacts to Fancy Cover by Jimmy Fallon as Neil Young on The Tonight Show [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Comedian Jimmy Fallon recently impersonated Neil Young and sang a cover of "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." He was joined by Graham Nash, David Crosby and Stephen Stills on stage. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, AUSTRALIA

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Radio Nova Launches World Cup of Music

By IBTimes AU

World Cup is the buzz phrase of the week after various media platforms aired the humiliating defeat of the host country's national soccer team, Brazil, to the Germans with a score of 7-1. All eyes are now on Sunday for the championship match between Germany and Argentina. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, GERMANY, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, ARGENTINA

Singer Iggy Azalea performs "Fancy" at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 18, 2014.   REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Iggy Azalea on Scarlett Johansson: ‘She’s my Woman Crush Forever’; ‘Fancy’ Singer Rules Billboard’s Hot 100 for the Longest Time for a Female Rapper

By IBTimes AU

Iggy Azalea probably has had enough of ogling hot men now that she is in a relationship with Los Angeles Lakers’ star player Nick Young, and she figured it wouldn’t hurt to reveal her feelings of admiration and adoration for another hot gal like her. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES, LONDON

British singer Harry Styles from the band One Direction arrives to attend the presentation of the Burberry Autumn/Winter 2014 collection during the London Fashion Week.
Harry Styles Contributed to Ariana Grande's Album 'My Everything'

By IBTimes AU

Ariana Grande’s upcoming second studio album is certainly making “Arianators” crazy. For one, “Directioners” should also keep an eye out for the release. Why so? News has it that 1D curly haired cutie, Harry Styles, had a lot of contribution to “My Everything. (Jul 01)

Beyonce and Jay-Z perform "Drunk In Love" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California January 26, 2014.
Beyonce and Jay Z Share Exclusive Blue Ivy Birth Footage with Miami Fans During On The Run Show: Read the Concert Reviews

By IBTimes AU

Beyonce and Jay Z have revealed the exclusive and very private footage of their daughter Blue Ivy's birth to their fans at their recent "On the Run" concert. The footage was revealed during their June 25th Miami show and show cased a v... (Jun 27)

Ariana Grande Performs During the MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVA) in Toronto
Ariana Grande to Bring Back MTV's Hit Show Total Request Live for One Day, Will Debut New Song Break Free

By IBTimes AU

All the Ariana Grande fans should keep themselves free on July 2 as MTV is bringing back their hit show Total Request Live (TRL) for one day with her. The 21-year-old artist will debut her new song "Break Free" on MTV's most popular sh... (Jun 27)