• Nicki Minaj’s “Chun-Li” certified platinum

    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16:  Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the Meadows Music and Arts Festival - Day 2 at Citi Field on September 16, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)
    Nicki Minaj’s 'Queen' album will be available Aug. 10, but its lead single “Chun-Li” has already been certified platinum. Nicki Minaj revealed the achievement on Instagram stating she freestyled it in a cpl mins. The track reached number 10 on the Hot 100 and Nicki thanked her producer J Reid.
  • Drake breaks streaming records with ‘Scorpion’

    TORONTO, CANADA - NOVEMBER 25:  Drake performs before the game between the Toronto Raptors and the Cleveland Cavaliers  on November 25, 2015 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)
    This week in music is all about Drake as the rapper dominates the latest Official Trending Chart following the release of his new album 'Scorpion'. The 25-track release pulled in more than 170 million streams on Apple Music in 24 hours and 132 million on Spotify.
  • Ella Mai’s “Boo’d” up No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop airplay charts

    English singer and songwriter Ella Mai has officially laid claim to her first No. 1 track on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart with her song “Boo’d Up.” In addition to this, on Thursday (June 21) RIAA has certified "Boo'd Up" platinum, recognizing 1 million equivalent song units earned in the U.S.
  • Pusha T debuts at No. 3 on Billboard 200

    Post Malone's 'Beerbongs & Bentleys' is at No. 2 for a second consecutive week on the new Billboard 200. Pusha T notches his highest charting album yet, as 'Daytona' debuts at No. 3. Coming in at No. 4 on the new Billboard 200 is A$AP Rocky’s 'Testing'.
  • James Bay set for highest new chart album entry

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 14:  Recording artist James Bay attends the 2016 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Irving Azoff at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 14, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for NARAS)
    James Bay's "Electric Light" is set to be the week's highest debut on the Official Albums Chart, the UK's Top 100 biggest artist albums of the week based on sales of CDs, downloads, vinyl and weighted audio streams. Other new entries are Five Finger Death Punch.
  • Calvin Harris the most-played Scottish artist of the 21st century

    Music licensing company PPL has produced a Top 15 chart on UK radio and TV to celebrate Scotland’s contribution to the UK music industry. Calvin Harris takes the top spot in the chart thanks to hits like ‘We Found Love’, ‘This is What You Came For’ and ‘How Deep is Your Love’.
  • Nicki Minaj’s ‘Barbie Tingz’ & ‘Chun-Li’ debut on Billboard Hot 100

    Nicki Minaj makes her 2018 solo debut on the Billboard Hot 100, as her two new releases, "Barbie Tingz" and "Chun-Li," open at Nos. 83 and 92, respectively, on the chart dated Apr. 21. The songs enter the Hot 100 after only one day of streaming and sales tracking and four days of radio airplay monitoring.
  • Billboard 200, Hayley Kiyoko’s ‘Expectations’ arrives in top 20

    Hayley Kiyoko
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer Hayley Kiyoko scores her first entry on the Billboard 200. 'Expectations' starts at No. 12 with 24,000 equivalent-album units earned in the week ending April 5, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 17,000 are in traditional album sales.
  • The Voice UK 2018 winner Ruti leads singles chart

    The Voice UK 2018 champion Ruti is set to make a big impact on this week's Official Singles Chart with her single Dreams. The song is a cover of The Cranberries, which Ruti closed the live grand final with. According to the midweeks chart provided by Official Charts, the track is currently No.1 on the Top 40.
  • Jordan Feliz earns first No. 1 on Top Christian Albums chart

    Jordan Feliz
    Jordan Feliz notches his first No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart with his third full-length project "Future". The 29-year-old American musician has released three studio albums: 'Beloved' in 2015, 'The River' in 2016, and 'Future' in 2018, all with Centricity Music.