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Neil Young Cracks Top 40 for 40th Time: Top 7 Highest-Charting Albums

This week marked an interesting accomplishment for Neil Young, who debuted an album in the Top 40 of the Billboard 200 for the 40th time with The Monsanto Years, which opened at no. 21. Many of the reviews for Monsanto have been mixed—either as a ...

50 Years of Rolling Stones No. 1s: "Satisfaction," "Paint It Black" and More

Many a joke has been passed about the age of the Rolling Stones...and maybe this fact confirms it: It's been more than 50 years since the band released its first American no. 1 single, "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," which peaked on the Billboard ...

Jack White's 6 Best Guitar Tracks: 'Seven Nation Army' and...What Else?

Yesterday marked the 40th birthday of Jack White, perhaps the most influential individual in the modern rock market. We've been following him since he burst onto the scene with The White Stripes, the self-titled debut album of his most popular band, ...

The 6 RIAA Diamond Singles: Eminem, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and More

"Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons joined an elite company today, becoming only the sixth song in history to attain diamond status from the Recording Industry Association of America, meaning that it's moved the equivalent of 10 million units in sales, ...

7 Longest Hip-Hop Streaks At No. 1: Eminem, The Black Eyed Peas, Wiz Khalifa

Yesterday we learned that Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth had matched hip-hop history by topping the Hot 100 for a 12th week with "See You Again," the pair's smash from the Furious 7 soundtrack. The genre has come a long way since Blondie landed the ...

Marianas Trench & Ivy Levan Irving Plaza NYC Concert Review

New York City experienced an incredible night of music on July 8, 2015 thanks to the talents of Marianas Trench and Ivy Levan. The Canadian pop rockers shared some new tracks and blew the roof off of Irving Plaza for a packed house of loyal fans, old ...

Mariah Carey, Madonna and TLC: The Longest Hot 100 Streaks of 1995

TLC celebrated the beginning of its longest streak on the Hot 100 on this date 20 years ago, as "Waterfalls" topped the singles charts for seven weeks afterward. Now, the Hot 100 is different than the Billboard 200 in that it's rare for any one album ...

5 First No. 1s: 2001 vs 2015; Destiny's Child, Meek Mill and Blink-182 Face Off

This week marked an unusual accomplishment on the Billboard 200: For the first time in 14 years, the last five no. 1 albums on the chart have been from performers who had never been to the top before. We went back to check out what five albums were ...

Snoop Dogg, Amitis Sued for Blasphemy for Religious Imagery in 'King' Video

Snoop Dogg has inadvertently gotten himself wrapped up in controversy after starring in a music video that has inspired a lawsuit from the Indian Zoroastrian community, alleging that the clip features blasphemy and should be blamed. The video for ...

PREMIERE: Slim Wray's "The Way I Get By" Off 'Post No Bills'

Garage surf-rock trio Slim Wray's forthcoming EP, Post No Bills, out July 14, proliferates that 1960's beach babe sound. Recorded in Bunker Studios in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Post No Bills is the gritty, cymbal-heavy, blues infused answer to ...

8 Big City Mayors Sing Lorde, LL Cool J, Idina Menzel and More [VIDEO]

Philadelphia citizens and hip-hops fans got a gift over the weekend when Mayor Michael Nutter joined The Roots onstage at the Philly Fourth of July Jam to perform the Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight." His performance was flawless and he ended the ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Pharrell, Prince, Beach House and ...

Geico's Music Guest Stars: Salt-N-Pepa, Little Richard, Kenny Rogers and More

The latest commercial from Progressive Insurance features Carnie Wilson of the '90s pop standouts Wilson Phillips. One company has spent the last decade atop the wacky insurance commercial game is, of course, Geico. We went back and found all of ...

Ranking '1776' Track-by-Track for July 4th: John Adams, Ben Franklin...America!

The July 4th weekend approaches and that means your correspondent will engage in his yearly tradition of putting on the soundtrack to the Broadway musical 1776, nothing singing along and thanking the Lord that someone saw fit to give John Adams some ...

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