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Could Harry Styles Score His First Album of the Year Nod for ‘Harry’s House’? The Top Grammy Category Is Getting Crowded

With fans and critics alike already enjoying their stay at Harry’s House, the just-released third album from Harry Styles, is it too early to wonder whether the singer/songwriter could score his first album of the year Grammy nomination for the project? Explore Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news We’re eight months into the eligibility period for the 2023 Grammy Awards (Oct. 1, 2021-Sept. 30, 2022), and on this week’s Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are digging into the already-crowded field for album of the year. While Styles’ sophomore album, Fine Line, was nominated for best pop vocal album at the 2021 Grammys (and its Billboard Hot 100-topping single “Watermelon Sugar” won for best pop solo performance), the One Direction singer h...

After Selena Gomez’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Hosting Debut, Which Musician Should Host Next? Vote!

This past weekend, Selena Gomez hosted Saturday Night Live for the very first time, where she showed off her spot-on Miley Cyrus impression and reminded viewers of her showbiz beginnings on Barney & Friends. While she’s far from the first musician to host SNL — following in the footsteps of Lizzo, Adele, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Billie Eilish, Drake, Ariana Grande and many more — her hosting gig got us thinking: Which musician should host the show next? Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news On the latest episode of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith throw out a few ideas for current musicians who would make great SNL hosts, from Megan Thee Stallion and Olivia Rodrigo to Lil Nas X and Doja Cat. And you might be just as surprised as...

Machine Gun Kelly Teases Headlining Tour, Performing Ballad at BBMAs & More | Billboard MusicCon 2022

Machine Gun Kelly sat down with Billboard backstage at MusicCon 2022 in Las Vegas and talked headlining his first arena tour and the “giant production” going into it, performing a ballad at the BBMAs, the “pressure” behind his directorial film debut and more.

Billboard Explains: How to Dominate the Billboard Music Awards

The Billboard Music Awards are were music’s biggest stars get to celebrate and be honored for their success on the Billboard charts. So who are the most winning BBMAs artists of all time? How did they get there? And which music superstars could reign supreme this year? This is Billboard Explains: How to Dominate the Billboard Music Awards.

2022 Met Gala: Photos From the Red Carpet

It’s the first Monday in May, and that means the Met Gala has arrived! After taking 2020 off due to the COVID-19 pandemic and delaying the event until September last year, we’re back on track with the fundraising gala for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York. Regina King, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds and Lin-Manuel Miranda are the co-chairs of Monday night’s (May 2) event, celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion,” the second part of a major two-part exhibition at the museum exploring the roots of American fashion. According to this year’s invitation, straight from Vogue editor Anna Wintour, this year’s event is a white-tie affair with an emphasis on “Gilded Glamour.” Follow along with Billboard as we bring you all the night’s high-fashion moments from the ...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Score Their First No. 1 Album in 15 Years — Who Else Waited a Decade-Plus?

With Unlimited Love‘s debut atop the Billboard 200 this week, the Red Hot Chili Peppers scored their first No. 1 album in almost 16 years, dating back to 2006’s Stadium Arcadium. So just how rare is it to wait that long between Billboard 200 chart-toppers? Explore Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are talking about other acts who have waited at least 10 years between No. 1 albums. We searched through every No. 1 on the Billboard 200 going back to January 2010 and found 12 other acts who waited at least a decade, including Backstreet Boys, A Tribe Called Quest and Paul McCartney, who waited a whopping 36 years to get back to the top. Who else is on the list? You’ll have to listen below ...

Crypto ‘en français’: ‘Cointelegraph France’ is now live

Cointelegraph is delighted to announce the launch of its French edition, Cointelegraph France, providing the latest cryptocurrency and blockchain news en français and marking another historic milestone in the publication’s global presence. Founded in 2013, Cointelegraph is the leading independent cryptocurrency and blockchain-focused publication covering news about blockchain, cryptocurrencies, nonfungible tokens (NFT), metaverse, decentralized finance and other emerging fintech trends. Apart from the main edition in English, Cointelegraph maintains 10 local versions, operating editions in multiple languages, including Arabic, Spanish, German, Italian, Turkish, Chinese, Korean and Portuguese, managed by Cointelegraph VP of Global Operations Elijah Leyb. The new French edition is a joint ve...

The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia Replace Kanye West at Coachella 2022 | Billboard News

Coachella has quickly tapped a pair of new headliners to replace last-minute scratch Kanye West. On Wednesday (April 6), organizers of this year’s event — which will unfold on the weekends of April 15-17 and April 22-24 — announced that The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia will close things down in the Sunday slots.

So Olivia Rodrigo Didn’t Sweep at the 2022 Grammys — But She Didn’t Need To

Going into Sunday’s 64th annual Grammy Awards, Olivia Rodrigo was a heavy favorite in the Big Four categories — record and song of the year for “Drivers License,” album of the year for Sour, and best new artist. In the end, she only walked away with one of those top prizes (the coveted best new artist), plus two genre awards: best pop vocal album and best pop solo performance. Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news So was her big night dashed because she didn’t repeat Billie Eilish’s 2020 Big Four sweep? Or should we be saying “good 4 her” for bagging three Grammys at her very first ceremony? On the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we’re talking all about Rodrigo’s big night and why no one should count her out. We even flash back to Taylor Swift’s f...

Norah Jones Talks Full-Circle Grammy History, From 2003 Sweep to 2022 Nod: ‘The Grammys Changed My Life’

At the 45th annual Grammy Awards back in 2003, Norah Jones was nominated for her first five Grammy Awards and won all five, thanks to her ubiquitous and beloved debut album Come Away With Me and its breakout single “Don’t Know Why.” So what does the singer remember from that life-changing night, 19 years later? Explore See latest videos, charts and news “I was starving,” she laughs in the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast for our special 2022 Grammy preview episode (listen to the full show below). “We got there early for the pre-telecast because I had one award in that. It was definitely pre- or right after lunch. I just remember I didn’t really eat dinner and then we went to the afterparty and I had a giant martini. And I was like, ‘Can someone feed me?!’” At the 64th annual Grammys...

SXSW 2022: Kygo Takes the Stage, Shawn Mendes Shares 5 Things You Didn’t Know & More | Billboard News

SXSW is winding down but the music is reaching peak levels. Kygo talked to Billboard about taking risks before he hit The Stage at Waterloo Park, singer Tone Stith spills about his upcoming show with Chris Brown and touring with H.E.R., Shawn Mendes shares five things you don’t know about him and Sunflower Bean frontwoman Julia Cumming speaks on how the band should be on ‘The Batman’ soundtrack.

Julia Cumming of Sunflower Bean Talks Creating New Album, Jamming to DMX & More | SXSW 2022

Sunflower Bean frontwoman Julia Cumming sat down with Billboard’s Tetris Kelly at the Samsung x Billboard Galaxy House at SXSW to discuss creating their upcoming album ‘Head Full of Sugar,’ her love for DMX, wanting to be on ‘The Batman’ soundtrack and more.