5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (July 24)

“This has been a dream of mine for a really long time and finally it’s become a reality,” DJ Nelson tells Billboard. “The purpose of this project is to elevate the urban culture and help advance the career of producers and deejays of the new generation.” For more info, check out the new venture’s website at flowmixx.com. Latin Music Week lineup […]

BTS Will Cover This ’90s Chart-Topper Next Week

The Live Lounge session will premiere on Tuesday at 7 a.m. ET on Radio 1 and BBC Sounds. The BTS special, dubbed “BTS @ Radio 1” with presenter Adele Roberts, will air Wednesday at 5:35 p.m. ET on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. “I am beyond excited for this & the wonderful #bts army. Cannot wait! We purple you,” Roberts wrote on Twitter […]

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Bad Habit’ Racing to Fourth Week at U.K. No. 1

Eurovision Song Contest winners Maneskin are chasing a personal best on the Official U.K. Singles Chart this week, as “I Wanna Be Your Slave” improves 7-3. Also, the Italian rockers’ cover of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons’ “Beggin’” is on the rise, improving 8-6. German DJ, writer and musician Jonasu is aiming for a U.K. Top 10 entry with […]

5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (July 17)

From career milestones and new music releases to major announcements and more, Billboard editors highlight the latest news buzz in Latin music every week. Here’s what happened in the Latin music world this week. Billboard Latin Music Awards This week, Telemundo and Billboard unveiled the official date and venue of the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards to take place Thursday, […]

Executive of the Week: Columbia Records Senior VP Marketing Jay Schumer

Tyler, The Creator’s sixth album, CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST, was a smash hit upon its release: 169,000 equivalent album units, the single week highest of his career; a second straight No. 1 on the Billboard 200, and sixth straight top five; and a promotional campaign that included a performance at the BET Awards and several well-received music videos. […]

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Bad Habits’ Heading for Second Week Atop U.K. Chart

Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” debuted at No. 1 in the U.K. last week, and it appears unlikely to budge. The British singer’s new release leads the First Look chart, which ranks the most popular songs after the first weekend in the chart cycle. “Bad Habits” is the market-leader on streams, and has snagged more digital downloads than the rest of […]