Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” logs its second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, so even though Williams didn’t take home the Oscar for the tune from “Despicable Me 2,” he’s still a winner.
Janelle Monae wants to take you to Rio on her new song and resistance is futile. “What Is Love,” which is featured in 20th Century Fox’s animated feature, “Rio 2,” came out today.
Judith Hill, who background singer who appeared prominently in Oscar-winning documentary “20 Feet From Stardom,” will step into the spotlight this summer when her debut album comes out on The Cherry Party/Sony Music.
Reigning music queen Lorde opened her U.S. tour in Austin last night and the prevailing sentiment among reviewers is that the “Royals” singer ruled over the audience.
Below is a review round-up, following by Lorde’s upcoming tour dates. If you don’t have already tickets, be aware the shows are already sold out.
Eli Young Band is capable of great things as it showed with 2012’s “Even If It Breaks Your Heart,” which featured one of the stronger choruses to come out of Nashville in years, as well as with ACM’s 2012 song of the year winner, “Crazy Girl.”
It may seem like success has come quickly for Cole Swindell, whose debut single, “Chillin’ It” is atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart for the second straight week, but he’s no overnight success.
Pharrell Williams’ “G I R L” may open with a flourish of strings and have a few tastefully arranged string parts scattered throughout (courtesy of Williams’ scoring collaborator, composer and arranger Hans Zimmer), but the album is anything but high minded.The whole idea with with “G I R L” is to have some fun.
As expected, “Frozen’s” “Let It Go” took home the Oscar for best original song, but who was the winner for best performance during the Academy Awards?
We rate the four Oscar-nominated performances as well as the two extra appearances by Pink and Bette Midler.
It’s a huge week for debuts as up to six albums will bow in the Billboard 200 next week following the busiest release week of 2014 so far.