Per articles in Vanity Fair and Variety, the new Rolling Stone charts are meant to challenge Billboard. (Full disclosure: Stereogum is owned by Billboard;s parent company.) Their charts will update daily instead of weekly and will incorporate data from streaming and physical album sales. In a statement, Jay Penske the CEO of Rolling Stone 's parent company Penske Media Corp. said that the new charts "will present a transparent, granular and real time quantification to accurately reflect listeners evolving interests and give insight into worldwide trends. "
Rolling Stone magazine announced it #39;s getting into the music chart business, saying it plans to launch five charts next Monday May 13, powered by BuzzAngle, the data company Rolling Stone 's parent company, Penske Media, acquired a stake in last year, which will be rechristened Alpha Data on that day too.The company made its announcement this morning at the opening session of the Music Biz Conference, being held in Nashville. Billboard has been compiling music charts for at least 80 years, and on Monday announced the launch of a new global music chart.
Rolling Stone is planning to launch its own music charts on Monday (May 13), competing with the Billboard 200 and the Hot 100, as Vanity Fair and Variety point out. The Rolling Stone Charts will include a singles chart updated daily, rather than every week. Rolling Stone also plans to incorporate more streaming data and make the ranking calculations more transparent.Jay Penske, the CEO of RS s parent company, Penske Media Corp., said in a press release: What s imperative and exciting about our new Rolling Stone Charts is that it will present a transparent, granular and real time quantification to accurately reflect listeners evolving interests and give insight into worldwide trends.
It #39;s only Monday (May 6), but it #39;s not too early to make your Friday (May 10) plans, since Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber have just shared the first official taste of their eagerly anticipated upcoming collaboration. The pair first hinted a some kind of project last week with matching side by side pics with the caption "10, " which some fans suspected was a hint at the release date. Bieber then posted an Instagram story with footage of Sheeran in a studio holding a laptop and playing an untitled track, with a tropical pop beat and a brief snippet of Bieber singing, "We at a party we don #39;t wanna be at... " before the music cuts off. Bieber also seemed to confirm the release date, tweeting, "It #39;s happening. #friday, " and adding the audio to his Instagram.
Madonna and Colombian reggaeton singer Maluma were among the performers tonight at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. They performed their new collaborative single Medell n with the help of a couple Madonna holograms. Watch it below. Medell n, which recently got its own video, is set to appear on Madonna s forthcoming album Madame X. In addition to Maluma, it features guest appearances from Quavo (of Migos), Swae Lee (of Rae Sremmurd), and Anitta. The album is out June 14 (via Live Nation, Interscope, and Maverick). It s her first new album since 2015 s Rebel Heart.
TwitterEmailKevin WinterFacebookTwitterEmailThe aesthetic of Taylor Swift #x27;s new era is crystal clear: She #x27;s all about pastel colors, sparkles, and having F U N. Those elements were certainly front and center in her performance of "Me , " which kicked off the Billboard Music Awards 2019 on May 1.Earlier in the night, Swift walked the red carpet in a ruffled Raisa Vanesa number (again, very Taylor Swift New Era down to the butterfly ring):
May 01, 2019 08:45 PM Kelly Clarkson kicked off the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with an epic medley but not before poking some fun at herself.As the singer sat next to Terry Crews in the audience of the show for her opening monologue as host, a security guard (played by Rob Gronkowski) asked her to move so that Florida Georgia Line #8216;s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard could have the seats which seemed to be a reference to how she was recently mistaken for a seat filler at the Academy of Country Music Awards in early April.
Here are the best, worst and wildest moments of the award show:Biggest Entry: Taylor Swift arrived on stage with Panic At the Disco 's Brendon Urie along with an entire drumline and dancers all dressed in sherbet colored clothes to perform ”ME ” The stage show was like a detour through Candyland until it started raining on stage and dancers descended from the ceiling with umbrellas, Mary Poppins style. If it 's possible to steal the show that you are opening, Swift pulled it off.
Justin Bieber is back in the swing of music. Despite announcing an indefinite hiatus in March, the pop star joined Ariana Grande onstage at Coachella and revealed that his fourth album is coming soon. Fans seem to be getting Biebs #39; new musical era sooner than they thought, as the crooner took to social media on Tuesday (April 30) to tease a project with Ed Sheeran.The two side by side photos show the singers facing to the left and smiling at the camera against a green screen. The caption is an incredibly vague "10, " which could mean anything from 10 days, 10 weeks, May 10, or even the name of the song.
TMZ originally reported that the one time major artist would be performing such a massive moment at the Las Vegas based awards show, filled with state of the art CGI and holograms, that she would fork over $5 million of her own money. The act is (was) described as ;one of the most ambitious performances ever attempted on live TV,; according to TMZ.At least, that 's what was said earlier today. Madonna 's people are still promoting the heck out of the event on her Instagram page but TMZ has scrubbed the original article. Remnants of the original article are still out there because nothing dies on the Internet.
MUMBAI: Get ready for the hottest night in music at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards as it happens at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, exclusively televised in India on Vh1. Bestowed upon by the Billboard, nominations for these prestigious awards are determined on the basis of sales of album amp;amp; digital songs, streaming, radio airplay, tours, and social engagement. Billboard chart topper Kelly Clarkson returns as a host on Thursday, 2 May and at 6:30 am IST, with a repeat telecast at 9 pm, exclusively on Vh1 India.Leading the 25 th edition of the awards is trend setting artist Cardi B, with 21 nominations; including two nods in three of the 18 categories Top Hot 100 Song, Top Selling Song and Top Collaboration. Also nominated for Top Female Artist and Top Touring Artist, Taylor Swift looks to break her own record for most wins by any artists, currently standing at 23 wins. Looking forward to the prestigious award night,
Access can exclusively reveal the legendary pop singer will close out the award show on May 1 with a six minute medley of her greatest hits, including amp;"Straight Up, amp;" amp;"Opposites Attract amp;" and amp;"Cold Hearted. amp;"Paula rehearsed yesterday in Las Vegas and she is continuing to prepare in Los Angeles before Wednesday night. Her routine is so heavy on choreography that they had to bring in a stunt supervisor. This will be the 56 year old amp;'s first award show performance since the 1990 American Music Awards.
The release from Beyonc marks the first time in her storied career that she has two top ten albums at the same time, the other being her Homecoming live album.Lemonade will take the number nine position, while Homecoming is five spots higher at number 5. Billboard also details that her self titled album, Beyonc , and her double album I Am ... Sasha Fierce also hold spots on the chart.
Both Homecoming: The Live Album and Lemonade appear on the chart (dated May 4) at no. 4 and no. 9, respectively. Beyonce released Homecoming earlier this month to coincide with the release of her Netflix documentary chronicling her 2018 Coachella performance. Following the release of the documentary and live album, she finally released her 2016 album Lemonade on streaming services including Spotify and Apple Music. The album was previously only available for streaming on Tidal. Beyonce and I Am Sasha Fierce also re entered the chart, according to Billboard.
Madonna s Billboard Music Awards performance will be nothing short of incredible if she gets her timing right.The 60 year old has put herself under immense pressure to pull off a stage show filled with holograms and green screen CGI, according to new reports.
The tone of this year;s meeting is far less triumphant than that of the first forum, held in 2017. While visiting Beijing last week, I was struck by the conciliatory language of slogans on propaganda banners and billboards touting the gathering: ;Peace and Cooperation; Openness and Inclusiveness; Mutual Learning and Mutual Benefit.;In a speech to the confab Friday, Xi sought to allay concerns that the initiative will saddle cooperating countries with unmanageable debts, create a one way street for Chinese exports, and damage the environment. "We must adhere to the concept of openness, greenness and cleanliness, " he declared. "Operate in the sun and fight corruption together with zero tolerance. "
The Diana Kunst and Mau Morg directed visual finds Madonna transforming into Madame X in the cinematic visual, as she brings seductive dancing and a rebellious spirit into another dimension. Madonna and Maluma are scheduled to perform the song live for the first time at the Billboard Music Awards on May 1. Lisbon is where my record was born, she said in a press release. I found my tribe there and a magical world of incredible musicians that reinforced my belief that music across the world is truly all connected and is the soul of the universe.
After Madonna premiered her new video on Wednesday, hosted by MTV and screened live on YouTube, her style was in the spotlight and she even did a stealth merch promo to celebrate her single with Colombian singer Maluma. For the screening of the "Medellin " music video, the 60 year old pop star wore a lace bodysuit, a pleated mini skirt and fishnet stockings with a sharply tailored navy pinstriped jacket customized with all over punk inspired chain charms, patches and even an armband that referenced the pop star 's "Madame X " alter ego. She also notably donned a black eye patch with a glittery red Swarovski crystal "X, " a round white ring decorated with a red "X " and gobs of layered necklaces.