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Dominic Fike Hits No. 1 on Alternative Songs With ‘3 Nights’

Three straight solo artistes have reigned for the first time since 1992. For the first time in nearly 27 years, and the second time in the survey's history, Billboard's Alternative Songs airplay chart has been topped by three consecutive solo

Grayscale, Bat for Lashes & Barns Courtney Debut on Emerging Artists Chart

Plus, SHAED leads for a second week. Philadelphia-based pop-punk group Grayscale debuts at No. 13 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated Sept. 21), thanks to the band's third LP Nella Vita, which opens at No. 1 on Heatseekers Albums with

Hit Songs Are Staying On The Radio Airplay Charts Longer Despite Peaking Faster On Streaming Platforms

The four songs that have spent the most weeks on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart have all done so since the beginning of 2018, suggesting that, unlike streaming, hits are lasting longer on radio A spate of longevity

Latin Pop Leads Format Growth While Country Remains No. 1 Overall Despite 14% Drop In Audience Share

A five-year Nielsen analysis shows that the popularity of Latin pop has spurred growth of the Spanish contemporary format, while country music dominates all formats but is losing ground Latin pop is not yet one of the top 10

Sam Fender’s ‘Hypersonic Missiles’ Is Cruising to U.K. Chart Title

Sam Fender's Hypersonic Missiles (Polydor) is right on target for the U.K. chart crown. The 25-year-old Newcastle singer and songwriter, who won the Brits Critics' Choice for 2019, an award previously won by Adele, Sam Smith and

Rock-Star Wrangler Allen Kovac On Mötley Crüe’s ‘Dirt’ Revival, Durability In The Streaming Era

After Mötley Crüe brought Allen Kovac onboard as its manager in 1994, his first mission was to bring back singer Vince Neil. Since then, Kovac has helped transform the group from ’80s rock stars into icons. “That

Rockie Fresh – Round Here

Hip-Hop recording artist Rockie Fresh releases his latest track “Round Here.” Staying true to his alternative hip-hop style, “Round Here” is a fiery uptempo track produced by Mathaius Young. “Round Here” follows the release of Fresh’s successful

Give ‘Em Some Slack: Ric Ocasek’s 8 Best Solo Songs (Critic’s Picks)

Inessential but educational, Ric Ocasek’s solo career works as a fully defined alternative universe to The Cars’ multi-Platinum work. Not that you can tell the difference on first listen. The late singer-songwriter-guitarist, found dead on Sunday night

Schoolboy Q & Valee Are Hopping On A Cardo Beat Together

As exciting as it can be for artists to tease collaborations, sometimes the anticipation is unbearable. When Cardo – the producer alternatively known as Cardo Got Wingz – tweeted this morning that he has music on the

Bogota Music Market 2019: 3 Artists to Watch

More than 800 artists submitted proposals for the eighth Bogotá Music Market (BOmm), one of the most important live and recorded music networking event in Colombia. The event, organized by the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce, seeks the