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Diiv, Ghost Town Blues Band & Absofacto Debut On Emerging Artists Chart

Plus, NLE Choppa logs his sixth week at No. 1. Diiv debuts at No. 7 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated Oct. 19), as the shoegaze band's third LP, Deceiver, arrives at No. 6 on Independent Albums and No. 19 on Alternative

Is City Girls’ Rapper JT Actually Still In Prison?

All summer, we were wondering when City Girls star JT would be released from prison. She had been serving time for credit card fraud and, last week, she finally met back up with Yung Miami and the

Cage the Elephant Notches Ninth Alternative Songs No. 1 With ‘Social Cues’

The band takes over sole possession of the fifth-most leaders in the chart’s history. Cage the Elephant collects its ninth leader on Billboard's Alternative Songs airplay chart, as "Social Cues" climbs 2-1 on the Oct. 19-dated list.

Tones And I’s Global Smash ‘Dance Monkey’ Swings Onto HipHopMagz Hot 100

The song concurrently bullets on the Alternative Songs chart. After topping multiple charts worldwide, Tones and I's "Dance Monkey" debuts on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Oct. 19) at No. 96. The song from the Australian artist

Rewinding the Charts: In 1994, R.E.M. Scared Up a ‘Monster’ Smash

On Oct. 15, 1994, the Athens, Georgia, band scored its only No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200. As alternative became mainstream in the early to mid-'90s, thanks largely to grunge acts like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and

Harry Styles Rivals Tones And I For U.K. Chart Title

Harry Styles lights it up in the early stage of the U.K. chart week with his new single, though the former One Direction star is still off the pace set by Tones And I’s “Dance Monkey”.  Styles’

Viva Friday Playlist: The Best Songs of the Week by Tini With Sebastián Yatra, Mau & Ricky, More

Viva Friday is a compilation of the best new songs, albums and videos recommended by Billboard Latin editors. “Oye” – Tini & Sebastián Yatra Tini and Sebstián Yatra have joined forces once again to release the new

‘Suits’ Finale Dominates The Hollywood Reporter’s Top TV Songs Chart

The nine-season legal drama holds the top three of the September 2019 list, led by Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect.” Despite the return of multiple shows to the air the fall TV broadcast season beginning at the end of

Bears In Space on LGBTQ Representation In the Dance Festival Scene: ‘It’s Definitely Getting Better’

Bears In Space play this weekend’s Secret Project festival in Los Angeles. For more than a decade, Chris Bowen and Victor Rodriguez have been working together to bring house, disco and other music they love to Los

Emerging Artist Spotlight: Temples

Welcome to Emerging Artists Spotlight, the Billboard series where we highlight a musician or band who has recently made their debut on the Emerging Artists chart. Whether they are new to the industry, or have been around for a while but