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Hot on the heels of being announced on the lineup for Splendour In The Grass 2018, our girl Amy Shark has gifted us with some brand new tuneage. Sharkies, wrap...
Zayn Malik has parted ways with his management company, just a few months before the release of his second solo album. The former One Direction star has reportedly been ‘dropped’...
There's going to be more than just 5 Seconds Of Summer this June. The Australian pop-rock band announced today (April 9) that their third album, Youngblood, will arrive June...
"Sky Full of Song" centers on Welch's robust vocals. She sings almost a capella; when strings and piano enter, it's with a soft throb so as not to detract...
Today, 18-year-old Loski releases his new single "Forrest Gump" alongside an accompanying visual. Premiering on The FADER, the video catches Loski surrounded by greenery as he raps about needing...
Last week, we got to hear "Chanel," a new cut from Slim Jxmmi's disc on Rae Sremmurd's forthcoming SR3MM triple LP. Tonight, Swae Lee has shared a track from...
Pump recently caught footage of Wiz Khalifa vibing out to "ESSKEETIT," which he shared on his Instagram page. Pump seemed to appreciate the gesture, tagging Wiz alongside a fire...
Tekashi previously teased the forthcoming music video through several Instagram clips while hanging out last month with his good friend and culture critic DJ Akademiks. The visual opens with...
Music: Top 100 Songs | Billboard Hot 100 Chart | #Billboard This week's most popular songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen...
Jason Boyd, better known as Poo Bear, started his career as a songwriter for R&B and hip-hop acts like 112, Big Boi, and Chris Brown before become one of...
Merely days after the drop of his new single, "To The Moon," KYLE is back with yet another fresh cut, except this one brings Kehlani along for the ride. Miss...
Earlier in March, Ty Dolla $ign teased his fans by tweeting that a collaboration with Gucci Mane and Quavo was on the way. The California native kept good on...
“Maintain” is expected to land on Belly’s upcoming album, Midnight Zone—his first full-length release since the 2017 mixtape Mumble Rap. “I want it to be the perfect album. I'm...
Cardi B’s Invasion continues. As part of her debut Invasion of Privacy, the Bronx bombshell teams up with SZA on the album closer, “I Do.” Produced by Murda Beatz and...
Invasion of Privacy had an overwhelmingly positive reception—Chance the Rapper was one of dozens of celebs who took to Instagram to sing its praise, congratulating Cardi on “releasing a...
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Whether this still remains true or not, Cardi B also understands the power of making a statement from the onset, and it’s here in opening track “Get Up 10”...
Although it’s probably safe to say that all 13 songs on the album are total jams, we might have found our favorite. Cardi B’s “Best Life” lyrics — a...
Eleven days ago, Cardi B released Invasion of Privacy, her debut studio album. This week, after breaking the record for the most streams ever in a week for a...
Cardi B, 25, is pulling a total Beyonce in Lemonade. The Grammy nominated rapper, who just released her debut album Invasion of Privacy on April 6, has A LOT...
Prior to her Coachella performance, Cardi claimed to have dropped $300,000 on her stage set. "I have to invest so much money on my stage set—my own money that...
Much as Cardi B’s ascent to music stardom has been unconventional, so is her approach to maintaining her place there. The Cardi of this concise and purposeful album is...
Youngboy Never Broke Again is clearly not allowing anything to interfere with the roll out for his debut album, Until Death Call My Name. The project's been pushed back...
Minaj has now earned 86 total entries on the Hot 100, dating back to her first, "Knockout," with Lil Wayne, in 2010. She extends her record for most total...
Kenny Chesney opened the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night (April 15) with the live television debut performance of new single, "Get Along," which will...
Nicki Minaj makes her 2018 solo debut on the Billboard Hot 100, as her two new releases, "Barbie Tingz" and "Chun-Li," open at Nos. 83 and 92, respectively, on...
The 23-year-old singer teamed up with Big Sean and Stefflon Don for a hot new version of her Ricky Reed-produced song that was featured on her second studio album...
Drake could dethrone himself at No. 1 on next week's Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated April 21), as new single "Nice for What" will debut and challenge his own...
Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa leap onto Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart (dated April 14) at No. 14 with "One Kiss." Released April 6, the track debuts solely from...
Despite shooting to the top of the iTunes store’s bestseller list following her win last Saturday, it has been confirmed on BBC Radio 1’s Official Chart Show that she...
Church Road’s own Nines is back with a new track (and visual for) “I See You Shining.” which sees production from Steel Banglez. The visuals — directed by Oliver...
Since the release of Invasion of Privacy, there have been a whopping 2.6 million Tweets about Cardi B. The most buzzed about single is her collab with Bad Bunny...
Following the track’s release, Cardi took to Twitter to address suggestions that she’s the “fourth member” of Migos. “I’m not,” Cardi wrote. “Im engaged to Offset and the others are...
From YouTube to the music industry, EO has released some fresh visuals to new track, German. From falling asleep on the bus in London to flexing in a German...
The singer-songwriter 36, gave birth to her first child in December 2016 with partner Leyman Lahcine. She told the Press Association: “Once you enter the parents’ club everyone wants to...
Golden is the upcoming album from Kylie Minogue, due out in stores April 6th through BMG. The Aussie artist’s first in four years was recorded in Nashville, and the...
Rocky’s last solo album, At.Long.Last.ASAP, came out in 2015. The New York rapper recently appeared alongside Blocboy JB on "Bad Company" and dropped three tracks in as many days...
Since the release of A$AP Mob's Cozy Tapes Vol. 2 last August, A$AP Rocky has been meticulously plotting his third album. After liberating new songs such as "5ive $tar$"...
“1950” is a tender song that explores the experience of unrequited love through the lens of queerness, where King Princess sings and plays every instrument on the track. Its...
It had been a long time coming, but after a couple setbacks & delays, Rich The Kid’s highly anticipated debut album, The World Is Yours, finally arrives yesterday. Influenced...
Rich the Kid is gearing up to share his highly anticipated debut album, The World Is Yours, on Friday. The 25-year-old dropped off one more single Monday (March 26),...
Queen Naija’s “Medicine” may not be the first song ever recorded by a YouTube celebrity — who could forget Jake Paul’s experiments with sound? — but it’s definitely one...
Interscope RecordsElla Mai's new single, "Boo'd Up," may be a smash hit, but the British singer-songwriter had a long journey to fame, even after she auditioned for the 11th...
‘OKRA’ references everything from wealth (“Check my payroll…400k…”), to contemporary celebrities (“Tell Tim Chalamet to come get at me”), to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (“B*tch I’m in Bel-Air,...
Featuring propulsive rhythms and fast-talking vocals – all about bringing the perfect girl and home to meet the family – Lane starts the steamy collaboration solo while Kelly waits...
In the new music video for his top 10 single "Woman, Amen," Bentley pays tribute to the Floyd Family, a real-life mother-daughter duo giving tirelessly to better the Nashville...
Today 2 Chainz dropped the highly anticipated video for "Proud," which features all three rappers' mothers as the stars. 2 Chainz's mom, dripped out in her sons gold “Truu”...
H.E.R.’s Volume 1 EP arrived in 2016, and the vibes haven’t stopped flowing since. Having already dropped off the follow-up in the form of Volume 2, we get a...
If you’ve ever listened to a Taylor Swift song, then you already know: The girl writes music about her exes. Whether it's an emotional ballad about John Mayer or...
“I Was Never There” credits the abrasive French producer and Yeezus collaborator Gesaffelstein as a co-writer, and his fingerprints aren’t hard to find. The song opens with a high-pitched...
The Weeknd finally released his new album on Friday, March 30, and if you haven't heard it yet, get ready to break out the tissues because it is deep....
Twenty-four years ago on Sunday the ­explosive US rock star Kurt Cobain died as he lived – his way. He wasn’t the first music idol to end tragically, as fans...
Robinson returns in 2018 with her most contemporary release yet. ‘Nothing To Regret’ follows debut single ‘Don’t You Forget About Me’ and follow up track ‘Crave You’ which has...
The visuals for "Call Out My Name" find a woman lying on the floor as The Weeknd sings on multiple screens behind her. As for "Try Me," the video...
Now, just hours after the album reveal, The Weeknd has shared music videos for two of the tracks, “Try Me” and “Call Out My Name”. In the clip for...
Pop Star Weeknd is fine and all, but we don’t listen to the Weeknd for that. We listen to the Weeknd because he speaks to our worst tendencies, the...
Cardi’s new album Invasion of Privacy is out at midnight via Atlantic. It includes “Drip,” “Bartier Cardi,” and her breakout No. 1 single, “Bodak Yellow.” Cardi will perform on...
While Spotify is far from the only streaming service – Deezer, Pandora and Tidal are among its competitors – only Apple Music comes close to dethroning it, with around...
These are just his most successful chart moments; Drake’s last major release, 2017’s “playlist” More Life, saw each of its 22 tracks hit the UK top 75. In the...
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I heard about you I've heard it all So many stories You know from so and so I should know better But you know how it goes Like I'm off to a flame I'm off to...
The ambiguity is what makes Lloyd such a successful product. He was born as Nir Tibor and grew up in Ramat Aviv, a surprising trivia detail for many of...
Riding the hot streak of his recent single “Runaway” and the immense success of “Get What You Give” and its B-side “Hold Tight,” Felix Cartal has released another stellar...
Scotty McCreery remembers the whole day clearly. It was January 2016, and he was in Los Angeles to film a mentoring session with “American Idol” contestants. His schedule was...
Famous Dex aka "Dexter", as he is affectionately known, is not one to be left out in the cold. In the busy month ahead, Dex has positioned himself right...
You can't go wrong these days by putting Florida Georgia Line on a song, it seems. Newcomer Morgan Wallen stumbled on that bit of knowledge...
Darius Rucker‘s asking that question on his new single, dropping Friday along with his long-awaited fifth studio country album, When Was the Last Time on Capitol Records Nashville. The...
Struggling to adjust to her new life in Germany after moving from Canada at age 16, Alice Merton wrote her first song: an ode to homesickness titled “Little Lighthouse.”...
The thing you need to know about Shawn Mendes is that he was a Vine kid. More importantly, he was one of those Vine kids who didn’t use the...
Ezra told NME recently “the biggest theme” on ‘Staying At Tamara’s’ is “escaping”. “When you’re touring it’s a beautiful existence, but then you’re spat out the other end and...
Panic! at the Disco have released two new tracks, “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” and “(Fuck A) Silver Lining,” and announced a new album, Pray for the Wicked, their first...
AJ Tracey is one of the leading artists in the U.K.'s grime scene. The rapper's been putting in work and is slowly becoming more and more familiar with the...
George Ezra has released ‘Pretty Shining People’, the latest track to be unveiled from forthcoming second album Staying At Tamara’s. The upbeat track offers one of Ezra’s biggest choruses to...
David Guetta has released a brand new track called "Flames" with Sia, which you can hear first via The Independent. This is the fourth time the pair have worked together...
Produced by Charlie Handsome and Rex Kudo, "Freshman List" finds Nav bragging about why he's already one of the best artists out. "I was made for this shit, rookie...
After graduating from SoundCloud to the world of record labels and LPs with the release of his first big commercial album “17” last summer, XXXTentacion has returned with a...
It was bound to happen at some point: SoundCloud rap, the catchall phrase for a loose band of young hip-hop artists with heavy punk influence that’s emerged on the...
XXXTentacion debuted a new song on SoundCloud titled "Hope," which he has dedicated the final lyrics to the victims and survivors of the Douglas High School shooting last week...
XXXTENTACION, 20, has delivered his ? album .. and it’s chock-full of features! Everyone from Joey Bada$$ to PnB Rock takes a turn, but it’s MATT OX, 12, who...
Since the launch of the song Yes McCan Désirée, the song has already been viewed 232 282 times in 4 days and it is # 15 on Youtube trends...
.... Killy released his debut project, Surrender Your Soul. The project builds on Killy's ability to ride metallic production with slick flows and melodic bars, creating textures akin to...
Not only did his most recent release, the mixtape Bobby Tarantino II, debut at no. 1 on the Billboard charts, but he also became one of only 15 artists...
Although the choice of the lead single was very well thought out, ‘Not a Love Song’ is unlike anything topping the charts at the moment, any of the tracks...
I’ve featured a few songs written by songwriter supreme Julia Michaels in this section, but this is her first appearance as a singer herself. Ironically, it’s with a track...
Last week, Lin-Manuel Miranda teamed with Ben Platt for the newest song in his #Hamildrop series, Found/Tonight and paired up for a moving performance of the song at today's...
The Canadian singer’s year-long hibernation came to a glorious end when he dropped "In My Blood" and "Lost in Japan" in quick succession last week. Mendes debuted “In My...
XXXTentacion’s story might be, in part, the same story about the weakening of old gatekeepers that the public sees playing out in politics. It’s not like the media’s been...
Brooklyn-based rapper Joey Bada$$ scores his first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated March 31), as XXXTentacion's "Infinity (888)," on which he is featured, debuts at No....
Co-written by Combs with Sammy Mitchell, Steven Andre Battey, Carlos Battey and Robert Williford, the ballad's conflicted lyrics describe a guy struggling not to break down and call his...
"Sit Next to Me" is a song by American indie pop band Foster the People. The song is featured as the third track on the band's third studio album...
Singer/rapper XXXTentacion notches his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as his second studio effort, ?, bows atop the list. The set, which was released on...
If you’re a pop music fanatic like us at Gay Times, then you should know that Louisa Johnson has just dropped YES – featuring 2 Chainz – the biggest...
The most recent Billboard update has some good news for Lil Dicky, as the Pennsylvania comedy-rapper debuted at number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100, landing in the top...
At this time last year, XXXTentacion seemed to be enjoying his turn as the villain. The young rapper’s come-up was fraught with hostility, and every other day seemed to...
“He had a lot of flair, the ladies loved it,” Bane says of Michaels, sitting across the room in the offices of his label Disturbing London (founded by Tinie...
Platinum-Selling, UK Rap Hit-maker Yungen, returns with his second official single Mind On It, featuring award winning, Multi-Million Album Selling artist, Jess Glynne. Produced by Yungens long-term collaborator, ADP,...
Ever been invited to the loft party, the industry event or the fundraising brunch in the city that most in flyover country could only fathom attending in their wildest...
After announcing a plethora of projects over the past couple months, South Florida sensation XXXTentacion decided come through yesterday and share the first one called ?, featuring guest appearances...
Kygo, the Norwegian DJ/producer who made his name as the crown prince of tropical house, has built a profitable second act for himself the way dance-music superstars often do:...
Their work with other artists has included two remixes for Gorillaz, production and co-writing on Sean Paul's "Crick Neck", which featured on the soundtrack to the Usain Bolt documentary...
The Chainsmokers have been on fire this year, releasing “Sick Boy” and “You Owe Me” in quick succession. The EDM duo dropped another new track overnight, “Everybody Hates Me.” Yeah,...
Inspired by Craig David and Usher, SHAKKA's latest track 'Man Down' blends his defiantly British take on R&B with another towering crossover pop hook. AlunaGeorge complementsShakka's powerful delivery with...
‘Hold My Girl’ follows ‘Paradise’ and ‘Pretty Shining People’ in previewing the ‘Wanted On Voyage’ follow-up, and comes complete with a second instalment of George’s big karaoke night out,...
On March 22, the duo met during a joint production in Canada. James and Sanders likes each other instantly and produce on the same day their first single "Good...
Bad Wolves are the top emerging act in the U.S., as the metalcore group jumps 9-1 on Billboard's Emerging Artists chart (dated March 24). The band tops the chart, as...
In the 59-year history of the Hot 100, an elite 15 acts have charted at least 10 titles simultaneously. Drake holds the record for the most at once, as...
Lil Boat 2 serves as the rapper’s sophomore album and marks his first full-length drop since 2017’s Teenage Emotions. As most fans know, the debut LP received an underwhelming...
Logic is back on the grind. Last week, Logic gifted fans with a fiery loosie titled "44 More" and on Wednesday (Feb. 28), the rapper surprised fans with his...
Lil Yachty earns his highest-charting effort on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart (dated March 24) as Lil Boat 2 opens at No. 2 with 64,000 equivalent album units earned...
If Logic didn’t rap, he’d have to be a youth pastor, or a popular local car salesman, or a high-school principal who moonlights as debate-team coach — something that...
After only a couple days notice, Logic decided to come through today and release the sequel to his Bobby Tarantino mixtape, featuring guest appearances from Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa,...
Taylor Swift announced Monday (March 5) that her latest video will be for the dreamy pop ballad "Delicate" off of her record-breaking 2017 album Reputation. Swift posted a teaser...
After sitting silent for nearly a year, it looks like Logic is finally clapping back at Joyner Lucas. The fired shots appear on the new track, "Yuck," from the Maryland...
ropping his sophomore album Lil Boat 2 on the anniversary of his debut project, Lil Boat, Atlanta’s Lil Yachty hopes fans take to his new material better than they...
If Logic didn’t rap, he’d have to be a youth pastor, or a popular local car salesman, or a high-school principal who moonlights as debate-team coach — something that...
This week, hip-hop star Logic is having a particularly great time when it comes to the charts in the U.S. In fact, he’s having a fantastic frame when it...
“Powerglide” is the new single from Rae Sremmurd, billed not to just the group but also its individual members—Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi—along with guest Juicy J. The particular...
In the week ending March 8, the song collected 5.9 million streams, and 13,000 in download sales. The tune bows at No. 5 on Latin Streaming Songs, and No....
Up-and-coming lyricist Joyner Lucas joined forces with Chris Brown for their latest up-tempo banger "Stranger Things." Contrary to the song's title, the visual, which was released on Feb. 25...
After sharing a collaboration, “Stranger Things,” with Joyner Lucas last week, Chris Brown returns with new music visuals for his latest single, “Tempo,” a song from his 45-song Heartbreak...
Jhené Aiko unveils the official music video for her The Fisticuffs-produced track "Sativa," The visuals feature Rae Sremmurd joining her for the futuristic setup as she gets created in...
The song, which was released last fall on the Texoma Shore LP, takes a nostalgic look back at Shelton's country childhood in Oklahoma, which is a central part of...
"Broken Clocks" is a song by American singer-songwriter SZA. It was released as a promotional single on June 2, 2017, from SZA's debut studio album, Ctrl (2017). It was...
The NYPD confirmed to XXL that they caught wind of the mounting crowd in the Crown Heights area of Brooklyn where Tekashi was shooting the video, and decided to...
We've known it for a while now but Dave is on his way to greatness. Never afraid to tackle real life issues, whether it's about love ("How I Met...
On "What I Wanna," the rising North London artist known as MoStack raps about doing exactly what he pleases. It feels both reckless and radical — a hedonist, sing-a-long...
Beyoncé is back — although, let the record show we'll never actually admit she went anywhere at all. After appearing in remixes of Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" and J Balvin's...
Logic's delivered a heavy stream of music lately which gives the impression that Bobby Tarantino 2 is on the way. The rapper initially teased the project last year while...
XXXTentacion always seems to be in the headlines for the most contradictory of things. Most recently, the rapper announced he was quitting music and leaving his record deal. His...
Meghan Trainor is a little busy. The 24-year-old pop star is a new judge on The Four, a reality show competition on FOX, where she's in good company. The...
Memories Don't Die edges closer with the arrival of some new Tory Lanez. The melodies are on point as Tory slips in and out of falsetto, proving himself a...
Blossoms have returned with the music video for ‘I Can’t Stand It’, the first track to be taken from their forthcoming second album. The clip is one of the most...
Fresh off of being featured on Ronny J's OMG Ronny project, XXXTentacion is back with two new songs of his own titled "SAD!" and "Changes." The first song finds X...
The leader of Billboard’s On-Demand Streaming Songs chart (dated March 10) is Post Malone’s “Psycho,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign, which debuts at No. 1 with 45.2 million on-demand audio...
"Want You Back" is a song recorded by Australian rock band 5 Seconds of Summer. It was written by Calum Hood, Asia Whiteacre, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Ashton Irwin, Luke...
Rapper 6ix9ine debuts at No. 3 on both the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums charts (dated March 10) with his debut set, Day69. The collection kicks off...