Kendrick Lamar’s Loyalty., featuring Rihanna, lifts 2-1 on the Rhythmic Songs airplay chart (dated Sept. 30). The collaboration gains by 5 percent in spins in the week ending Sept. 17, according to Nielsen Music. With the move, Kendrick collects his second No. 1 hit on the chart among 17 entries to date.
Rihanna earns her 13th leader, while DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller each earn their first. Plus, the song’s guitar hook makes a return to No. 1. As reported in yesterday’s Billboard Hot 100 top 10 recap, DJ Khaled’s Wild Thoughts, featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, takes over atop the all-genre
As it ascends to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, DJ Khaled’s Wild Thoughts, featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, mounts the summit of the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (dated July 29) in its fourth week on the tally. Wild Thoughts rises with gains at radio, earning a 5-4 lift on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart and jumping to 30 million in audience in the week ending July 16,
For the first time in nearly two decades, music industry revenue has increased for two straight years — and that’s good news for the highest earners on Billboard’s annual Money Makers list. In 2016, the 50 top artists in U.S. sales, publishing, streaming and touring took home $890.7 million, a staggering 34 percent
Rihanna rules Billboard‘s Dance Club Songs chart (dated July 15) for a milestone 30th time, as Pose rises 2-1. The track was remixed by Alex Acosta, Country Club Martini Crew and The Perry Twins, among others. Rihanna moves closer to Madonna, who has racked up 46 leaders, for the most No. 1s in
DJ Khaled’s newest single Wild Thoughts could launch in the top 10 on next week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated July 8). The song features Rihanna and Bryson Tiller and is from Khaled’s new album, Grateful, released on June 23. Following its first full week of activity, industry forecasters suggest that
Drake, Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna dominate the nominations in all categories for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards announced exclusively by Billboard today. Rihanna scored 14 nominations, making her most nominated female artist. Last year Rihanna attended the award show and performed Love On The Brain. Top Artist: Adele Beyonce Justin Bieber