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Study Shows That Middle-Aged People Buy The Most CDs

We live in an era where everything is served up fast. We make purchases with one swipe, phone calls with the touch of a single button and we can even buy eBooks with a tap of a finger. We expect to stream music without an issue and downloads now take ...

Billboard Previews Chris Brown Cover Story: 'I Can Say That I Am Only Human And I Have Made Mistakes'

From Rihanna, to life behind bars, to facing his demons, Brown is dishing on it all as he tries to move on from his past.

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett: ‘Anything Goes’ Tops Jazz Digital Songs Chart

Following the recent announcement of their upcoming jazz album, Cheek to Cheek, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga released a single off the record, titled “Anything Goes.” And due to the immense excitement of the announcement, and the sheer likeability ...

Beyonce, Iggy Azalea Top Billboard.com's 2014 Mid-Year Music Poll

The results are in for Billboard.com's 2014 Mid-Year Music Poll, see them here.

Iggy Azalea Is Not Impressed With Matching Beatles Record, ‘I’d Rather Be The Rolling Stones'

Iggy Azalea recently told Billboard she isn't excited too thrilled with matching the Beatles record. In fact, she said she'd rather be the Rolling Stones.

John Mayer Does Beyonce Better Than Beyonce, ‘XO’ Cover Launches at Number 13 on the Charts

John Mayer's version of Beyonce's 'XO' launched at number 13 on the Billboard charts.

Tom Rounds, Radio Icon and Festival Innovator, Dead at 77

Tom Rounds, the man who co-created 'American Top 40' alongside Casey Kasem, recently passed away.

Does Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli Really Deserve the Billboard Latin Music Award for Lifetime Achievement?

The Billboard Latin Music Awards will honor the freshly-hitched Andrea Bocelli at a ceremony on April 24. The Italian tenor will get the Lifetime Achievement Award. So, what do we all think about the prospect?

Billboard teaming with Twitter for real-time Tweet chart

Now, massively successful social media artists like One Direction, Justin Bieber and Shakira won't just be seen and talked about in real time through Trending Topics. Today (March 27), Twitter and Billboard announced that Twitter will be getting its ...

UPDATE: New York Mag's Pop Critic Jody Rosen Responds with Shelfie to Tongue-Tied Ted Gioa's Daily Beast Column

UPDATE: Like ex-SPIN scribe Charles Aaron tweeted at the start of the fracas, the best way to get another critic to recognize your work is to simply slag them off. And so, Jody Rosen of New York magazine's Vulture blog did just that...with a shelfie. ...

Music Criticism Is Tongue-Tied, Says Daily Beast's Ted Gioia

A very interesting piece comes to us from Ted Gioia at The Daily Beast about music criticism, or rather its death, or rather its inability or unwillingness to use technical language or display, you know, any kind of actual knowledge. It's especially ...

Don't Let It Go: Disney's 'Frozen' Soundtrack Nabs No. 1 Spot on Billboard 200 for Fifth Week, Looking to Sink OST 'Titanic'

'Frozen: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack' features 10 original tunes from Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, as well as 22 score pieces composed by Christophe Beck.

"Secret" of the music industry? Producer Max Martin behind Billboard hits flies under the radar [VIDEO]

In "The Biggest Secret in the Music Industry," Boy in the Band explains that a high number of Billboard number-one smash hits have all come from the same Swedish producer: Max Martin. Artists he's made chart-toppers with include Backstreet Boys, ...

Women We Love Wednesdays: Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae is not afraid to stand out. The 28-year-old firecracker always puts 110 percent (at least) into everything she does. From her first studio album The Archandroid to this year's The Electric Lady, Monae has managed to blend together ...

Billboard Holiday Chart features mostly classic holiday hits, Ariana Grande's 'Love Is Everything' debuts at No. 15

Christmastime is here once again! As millions of Americans take to their laptops and cars en route to the mall, one thing is inevitable: holiday music. Thus, Billboard has once again reinstated their annual Holiday 100, the ultimate list of the ...

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