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Future Now Has the Fourth-Most Billboard Hot 100 Entries Ever

He lands 13 songs on the latest Hot 100 from his new LP, 'High Off Life.' → Read More

Mac Miller’s 2010 Mixtape ‘K.I.D.S.’ Debuts on Billboard 200 After Streaming Release

Mac Miller’s 2010 mixtape K.I.D.S. (Kickin’ Incredibly Dope Shit) debuts at No. 112 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated May 16) in the first full tracking week after the set’s arrival on streaming services on Wednesday, April 29. → Read More

K-Pop Star IU Debuts on Emerging Artists Chart, Thanks to SUGA Collab 'Eight'

K-pop singer-songwriter IU (real name: Lee Ji-eun) debuts at No. 36 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated May 16). → Read More

Surfaces Hit No. 1 on Emerging Artists Chart, Thanks to Hot 100 Hit 'Sunday Best'

Surfaces rise 2-1 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated May 16), becoming the top emerging act in the U.S. for the first time thanks to the duo's breakthrough hit "Sunday Best." → Read More

Kenny Chesney Is First Country Act to Rule Artist 100 Chart This Year

He reigns as his new album, 'Here and Now,' opens atop the Billboard 200. → Read More

Drake Returns to No. 1 on Hot 100 Songwriters Chart, Thanks to 'Dark Lane Demo Tapes'

Drake returns to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Songwriters chart (dated May 16) for a fourth total week on top, thanks to 15 credits on the latest Billboard Hot 100. → Read More

Drake Charts All 14 Songs From 'Dark Lane Demo Tapes' on Hot 100

Every song from Drake's Dark Lane Demo Tapes charts on the Billboard Hot 100. → Read More

38's Special: Drake Ties Madonna for Most Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 Hits

"Pain 1993" debuts at No. 7. → Read More

Here's How Billboard Reviewed Little Richard's 'Tutti Frutti' in 1955

There wasn’t much else like “Tutti Frutti” when Little Richard premiered the song in 1955. → Read More

Little Richard's History on Billboard's Charts: 'Tutti Frutti,' 'Good Golly, Miss Molly' & More

Little Richard became one of the most influential pioneers of modern music, shaping the evolution of rock and R&B and charting legendary songs on Billboard's charts. → Read More

Hip-Hop Hitmaker Mike Dean Enters Emerging Artists Chart Thanks to Instrumental Album '4:20'

Veteran songwriter, producer and engineer Mike Dean makes his Billboard chart debut as an artist. → Read More

NCT Dream Hits No. 1 on Emerging Artists Chart, Becoming Fifth K-Pop Act to Reign

NCT Dream, the seven-member sub-unit of NCT, leaps 9-1 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated May 9). → Read More

The Weeknd Logs 20th Week at No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100 Chart

The Weeknd tallies his landmark 20th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated May 9). → Read More

OZ Rules Hot 100 Songwriters & Producers Charts Simultaneously

OZ ranks at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Producers and Hot 100 Songwriters charts simultaneously. → Read More

Here's Which Travis Scott Songs Re-Entered the Hot 100 After Fortnite Concert

As Travis Scott celebrates his third No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated May 9), the rapper has even more reason to celebrate. → Read More

Shane McAnally Tops Country Songwriters Chart, Thanks to Hits by Blake Shelton, Sam Hunt & More

Shane McAnally leads Billboard's Country Songwriters chart (dated May 2). → Read More

DaBaby and OZ Lead Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers Charts

DaBaby returns to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Songwriters chart (dated May 2). → Read More

Jeremy Zucker, Iann Dior & Rina Sawayama Debut on Emerging Artists Chart

Pop singer-songwriter Jeremy Zucker debuts at No. 7 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated May 2). → Read More

Enough 'Blame' to Go Around: DaBaby Charts 14 Songs on Hot 100

As DaBaby celebrates his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 (dated May 2), with Blame It on Baby arriving atop the ranking with 124,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, the rapper also tallies 14 songs on the Billboard Hot 100. → Read More

Minivan Rock Parent Jon Zellner on Programming Late '90s Top 40, Hot AC Stations & What Our List Missed

Between 1996 and 2004, my family and I lived in Kansas City. Music was always a part of my upbringing -- as my dad, Jon Zellner, worked for CBS Radio, where he programmed a variety of radio stations. Those included KMXV Mix 93.3, the Top 40 station, and Star 102 (now called KC102.1), the Hot AC station. At his Kansas City stations, my dad programmed many of the artists on Billboard’s list of the… → Read More