It's going down, y'all: Pitbull ft. Ke$ha's massive club-banger "Timber" is finally at the no.1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. That's right, another female/male pop star pairing has officially stepped down to the number 3 spot — Eminem ft. Rihanna's "The Monster" — after reigning supreme for four weeks. You'd better move, you'd better dance!
Available January 21st, the 2014 GRAMMY Nominees album features 18 songs from the hottest artists nominated at Music's Biggest Night. Ranging from hip-hop acts like Kendrick Lamar, to up-and-c0mer James Blake, to country superstar Tim McGraw, it's a compilation that covers multiple genres from start to finish.
The 56th annual GRAMMY Awards will be taking place Sunday, January 26th, and the first round of performers have been officially confirmed. Standing out on the list of performers is electronic duo Daft Punk, who came back in 2013 for their massive album Random Access Memories, seeing as their last televised performance was at the 2008 GRAMMYs. It has recently been confirmed that Motown heavy-hitter Stevie Wonder will hit the stage with the pair, as well as Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers. Music's biggest night will also host Pink and fun. frontman Nate Ruess, who will be singing their smash hit "Just Give Me A Reason", which was one of the biggest songs of the past year.
Miley Cyrus dropped a brand new video for her song "Adore You" over the holiday break and has been drawing quite a bit of controversy as a result. (You don't say!) That's because the video is made up almost entirely of shots of Miley Cyrus writhing under white bed sheets. And let's just say she's really, ahem, feelin herself in the clip.
Every Thursday, an updated version of the Billboard Hot 100 is released, so today we are taking a look at the biggest songs in the country right now. Holding the no.1 spot, unsurprisingly, is Eminem ft. Rihanna's "The Monster," and will most likely remain there into next week. First "Love The Way You Lie" and now "The Monster"? It seems as though anytime Em recruits Rihanna to sing a chorus it results in a bonafide hit. (And a steamy music video to boot!) Holding the number 2 spot is Pitbull ft. Ke$ha's "Timber", the wildly popular dance track that fuses country and EDM. Sing it with me now: "It's goin' down, I'm yellin' Timber!"
Say what you want about viral sensation Rebecca Black: the "Friday" hit maker is doing something well for herself. Following up "Friday" with — what else — "Saturday," a song entirely about that day of the week. the young star has entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at spot no.55. Not bad for a teen singer who was once the subject of internet-wide ridicule!
On April 10th, 2014, Nirvana will be inducted into the Rock N' Roll Hall Of Fame, in cohorts with the grunge group's 20th anniversary expanded edition of In Utero. As well, rock monsters KISS, singer/songwriter Linda Ronstadt, and Bruce Springsteen collaborators The E Street Band are being honored by the Rock Hall at Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, NY in the spring of next year.
With the release of his latest album The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Eminem has a smash single on his hands: "The Monster", featuring Rihanna, who Em's previously worked with on his previous hit song "Love The Way You Lie". With "The Monster" being the latest song to hit no.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and now publications are claiming that it's a sequel the pair's previous 2010 anthem about an abusive relationship.
Want to know what albums made the top of the Billboard 200 chart this week? Surprisingly, the no.1 spot went to a country singer who's been off the charts for quite a while: Garth Brooks, with his new box set Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades Of Influences. Selling 146,000 copies in just its second week of release nabbed Brooks the top spot.
The 2014 GRAMMY Award nominations have been released, and rap mogul Jay Z is on top of his game with 9 nods under his belt. Announced at the GRAMMYs Nominations Concert this past Friday, December 6th, the entire nominations list was announced for the ceremony, taking place on Sunday, January 26th on CBS.