This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1995, Whitney Houston's 'Exhale' Topped the Hot 100

This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1995, Whitney Houston's 'Exhale' Topped the Hot 100

The song became the late legend’s last No. 1. Plus, remembering feats by Oli Newton-John, Nirvana & Taylor Swift. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades Billboard chart history. Nov. 20, 2010Nelly notched his fifth, and most recent, Pop Songs No. 1, “Just a Dream.” His first four leaders: “Hot in Herre” (2002); “Dilemma,” featuring Kelly […]

WK Entertainment Opens Madrid Office

WK Entertainment Opens Madrid Office

Pascual Egea will head the European regional headquarters for the company, which reps Maluma, Carlos Vives and Wisin. Walter Kolm’s WK Entertainment will expand its global reach by opening an fice in Madrid, Billboard has learned. The Company’s first European fice, set to open Dec. 1, will be headed by Pascual Egea. A well-known tour promoter in Spain, Egea is […]

Cardi B Says She's Taking Her Time Making Debut Album to Make Sure 'It's Right'

Cardi B Says She's Taking Her Time Making Debut Album to Make Sure 'It's Right'

Cardi B has notched herself as a chart triple-threat by becoming the first woman to ever have her first three songs simultaneously listed in the top 10 Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart: “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” (No. 2), “Motorsport” with Migos and Nicki Minaj (No. 5) and “No Limit” with G-Eazy and A$AP Rocky (No. 10). All before releasing an album.  […]

Palestinian Activists Angry at Nick Cave Over Israel Show

Palestinian Activists Angry at Nick Cave Over Israel Show

Supporters an international boycott movement against Israel have lashed out at rock star Nick Cave after he played in the Jewish state and accused the pro-Palestinian activists trying to bully musicians. The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott Israel called Cave's shows a “propaganda gift” that helps “art-wash” Israeli policies toward Palestinians. Cave plays Monday (Nov. 20) in Tel […]

Drake Says 'Free Meek Mill' During Australia Concert

Drake Says 'Free Meek Mill' During Australia Concert

Since Meek Mill was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison for violating his probation earlier in November, much the hip-hop community has come to the defense the Philly native’s unjust ruling. You can now add Drake to that list, even though the pair had been feuding since their 2015 incident, which began with Meek’s “R.I.C.O” track, where he accused Drizzy […]