The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards take place on August 27 at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Yesterday the nominees have been announced. Kendrick Lamar leads with eight nominations. Chance the Rapper, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, Calvin Harris, and D.R.A.M. are also up for multiple awards. Wild Thoughts was nominated in three categories, including Video of the Year. TheCONTINUE READING

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,CONTINUE READING

Another day, another slay, another certification for Rihanna. Wild Thoughts, a DJ Khaled, Rihanna and Bryson Tiller’s song was certified gold in the United States less than a month after a month after its release (500,000 units). I recently reported that Wild Thoughts was certified silver in the United Kingdom and the video wasCONTINUE READING

2017 Song of the Summer? I think so! DJ Khaled, Rihanna and Bryson Tiller’s music video for Wild Thoughts– a single from DJ Khaled’s album Grateful was viewed more than 100 million times 20 days after its release which means it is now VEVO Certified. It is Rihanna’s 40th video to reachCONTINUE READING

Wild Thoughts,  featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, ascends 4-3 in its second week on the Hot 100. It keeps at No. 2 on Streaming Songs (41.8 million, up 15 percent); dips 2-4 on Digital Song Sales (58,000, down 35 percent); and pushes 23-17 on Radio Songs (61 million, up 48 percent), winning the HotCONTINUE READING