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Rob Zombie earns first No. 1 on Billboard's Top Album Sales chart

Rob Zombie has just achieved his first-ever No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart with his new album The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy. According to MRC data, the record sold 26,000 copies in the United States during its first week. Along with this feat, Zombie has also cracked the coveted top 10 on […]

Cardi B is the first female rapper to achieve this major music milestone

Back in 2017, Cardi B took the music world by a storm with her hit single “Bodak Yellow.” Now, it looks like the song is still dominating playlists and setting records four years later. This week, “Bodak Yellow” was certified diamond by the RIAA, making Cardi B the first-ever female rapper to achieve this milestone. […]

10 ‘MTV Unplugged’ performances from the ’90s that remain iconic

There’s no doubt that the relative abundance of “unplugged” performances has skyrocketed in the past year. It makes sense, given that pared-back sessions are far easier to conduct over a livestream than a full-band setup. Still, though, we can’t help but feel like we’re experiencing a bit of a ’90s cultural revival. If you have […]

Taylor Swift just broke a Billboard Hot 100 record no artist wants to

Taylor Swift has truly taken 2020 by a storm by releasing not one, but two surprise albums called folklore and evermore. Now, it looks like Swift has broken another record on the Billboard charts. However, there’s a reason why she probably won’t be celebrating this latest feat. Read more: Did you spot these musician cameos […]

Here’s how Kid Cudi broke a Billboard Hot 100 record in an unexpected way

On Dec. 11, Kid Cudi treated fans to his highly-anticipated new album Man On The Moon III: The Chosen. Now, it looks like Kid Cudi is making history on the charts with his new release. However, the record he recently broke on the Billboard Hot 100 is grabbing people’s attention for a good reason. Read […]

This rare photo gives a new look at My Chemical Romance’s return show

Dec. 20, 2020 officially marks the 1-year anniversary of My Chemical Romance reuniting onstage in California. As a historic event within the band’s history, the members have been celebrating the anniversary in a number of ways. Now, Frank Iero has shared a rare behind-the-scenes photo taken moments before MCR’s legendary return show. The rare photo […]

Taylor Swift's 'evermore' is making history on the Alternative Albums chart

Earlier this month, Taylor Swift surprise-dropped evermore, her second album to be released in 2020. Now, it looks like evermore is making some history on the alternative music charts. Read more: We haven’t heard Chadwick Boseman’s final ‘Black Panther’ appearance yet Back in July, Taylor Swift released her surprise eighth studio album folklore. The LP […]

See how MCR fans still found a way to experience their live shows in 2020

It’s clear My Chemical Romance fans have really been missing their live shows in 2020. However, fans have seemingly found a solution to missing out on the band’s now-rescheduled reunion shows this year. One of MCR’s most iconic albums has officially re-entered the Billboard 200 more than a decade after its release. And no, it’s […]

This classic My Chemical Romance album just returned to the charts

It looks like My Chemical Romance fans have been listening to one particular album a lot this week. According to the Billboard 200, a classic MCR album has re-entered the charts after being released over 15 years ago. Read more: Hayley Williams hid a Paramore nod in her RBG tribute performance We are just a […]

MGK could have his biggest chart debut yet with ‘Tickets To My Downfall’

On Sept. 25, Machine Gun Kelly released his highly-anticipated album Tickets To My Downfall. Now, the early sales projections for the LP are in and MGK could have his biggest chart debut yet with Tickets To My Downfall. Read more: Mariah Carey made a secret alternative album, and it’s full-on 90s grunge Throughout his career, […]

Metallica and Katy Perry are battling for the top debut album spot

On Aug. 28, Metallica released their second live album collaboration with the San Francisco Symphony called S&M2. As well, Katy Perry debuted her sixth studio album Smile on the same day. Now, new projections predict that Metallica’s latest LP could beat sales of Perry’s Smile this week. Read more: Kanye West says God wanted him […]

Billboard is no longer counting merch bundle sales for chart results

Billboard is making some big changes to its music charts. On July 13, the company announced its changing its rules for the Billboard 200, Hot 100 and various other music charts. Now, Billboard is no longer including ticket and merch bundles in its chart figures. This latest move will significantly impact overall album sales in […]

Billboard perfectly shuts down Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Hot 100 “investigation”

The science behind Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart has always been a bit of mystery. Well now, the elusive secret to a No. 1 has been revealed thanks to a lot of conspiratorial theories by Tekashi 6ix9ine.  Tekashi 6ix9ine released his first post-prison music “GOOBA” last week. It was a massive success, already racking up over 186 […]

Tool album slated for No. 1 debut, dethroning Taylor Swift

It seems that all anyone is talking about is the long-awaited Tool album, Fear Inoculum. Since it’s release last Friday, Aug. 30, fans have been raving over the 7-track, 85-minute long album. Now, it looks like the album is slated to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, booting Taylor Swift‘s Lover from the top spot. And […]

Slipknot earn third No. 1 on Billboard 200 with 'We Are Not Your Kind'

Slipknot are making waves on the Billboard charts with their recently released album, We Are Not Your Kind. The band have beat out Trippie Redd, Billie Eilish, Drake and Lizzo to secure the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200. It’s a great day for rock music. Read more: Waterparks to embark on the ‘FANDOM’ tour this […]

NF thanks fans for second No. 1 album on Billboard 200

NF just dropped his highly anticipated album The Search and it has hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.  The album dropped July 26 and is his second No. 1 on the chart.  Read more: The Acacia Strain respond to Dayton shooting after suspect wears merch The rapper wrote a heartfelt message to fans […]

Machine Gun Kelly debuts in top 5 of Billboard 200 with 'Hotel Diablo'

Machine Gun Kelly has a lot to celebrate as his most recent album, Hotel Diablo, debuts inside the top 10 on the Top 200 Albums chart on Billboard. Could it potentially stick around for an extended stay? Read more: Tool singer’s Justin Bieber tweet called “childish” by wife Hailey Bieber The Billboard chart finds MGK’s recently released […]