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Cardi B Interviews Bernie Sanders on Coronavirus, Joe Biden and Donald Trump: ‘We Are in For a Ride’

Cardi B has questions. So many questions. And Uncle Bernie has answers. The “Bodak Yellow” rapper hosted Bernie Sanders for an Instagram live session which drilled deep into his next political move, health care, the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, and president Trump’s mishandling of it all. Sanders should have a little more […]

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Machine Gun Kelly Drops Stirring Lockdown Session 'In These Walls'

Machine Gun Kelly is on Day 19 of his Lockdown Sessions, and the rapper dropped his latest installment, “In These Walls,” on Tuesday (April 14). Using a sample from PVRIS’ “My House,” MGK creates a haunting tale reflecting on a past love. “I think we’re caught up in a power trip / She my Kate Moss, […]

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These BET Awards Best New Artist Winners Have Yet to Win Any Grammys

We need genre-specific shows because an all-genre show like the Grammy Awards simply can't cover everything. Like many other R&B-loving music fans, I look forward to the BET Awards each year. The 20th edition of the awards show is set for June 28 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Of course, the event may […]

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CeeLo Green Covers Al Green & Oasis With His Son for a Billboard Live At-Home Family Jam Session

CeeLo Green partnered with his son Kingston Callaway for a Billboard Live At-Home family jam session Tuesday (April 14) to raise money for Direct Relief, which equips medical workers with necessary equipment. “The Callaway Quarantine,” as dubbed by the 44-year-old hitmaker (real name Thomas Callaway), blended CeeLo’s trademark soul flavor with a taste of British rock, […]

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Sada Baby is Your New Favorite Rapper, And He Loves Nickelback: 'My Musical Palette is Complex'

Sada Baby is as bored as the rest of us. Just like everyone else, the recent chart-topper of Billboard’s Heatseekers tally and architect of Skuba Sada 2 ― a recently released odds-and-ends collection better than most commercial hip-hop releases―is locked down too. When Billboard calls the Detroit-based MC, he’s in the middle of playing Call of […]

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Lil Benny Looks For Good ‘Company’ in Latest Visual: Exclusive

Los Angeles-based artist Lil Benny knows good “Company” is hard to come by these days, so he’s keeping all unwanted visitors at a safe distance in the video for his latest single, available exclusively on Billboard today (April 14). The Soundcloud upstart hailing from Lawrence, New York puts out an open call for companionship with […]

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Watch Chrissy Teigen Rap Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' to an Unsuspecting John Legend

What's with the weird accent? We already knew she could co-host a lip synching show, model and cook up a mean homemade pizza. But did you know that Chrissy Teigen is also a one-time wannabe rapper who has some very, um, interesting flow? “A lot of people don’t know this but before this all started I […]

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Find Out Whether Ciara and Russell Wilson are Having a 'Prince or Princess'

Ciara and Russell Wilson took to social media on Tuesday (April 14) to reveal the sex of their third baby with an adorable video. “Gender Reveal Time! @Ciara Prince or Princess???” Wilson captioned a Twitter clip of the couple shooting off tannerite smoke and confetti for the big surprise with kids Future — Ciara’s son […]

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Rod Wave Charts Eight Songs From 'Pray 4 Love' Album on Hot 100

The set starts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. As Rod Wave celebrates the debut of his new sophomore LP Pray 4 Love, which opens at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 (dated April 18) with 72,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, the rapper-singer also sports nine songs on the Billboard […]

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Watch 'Riverdale' Star Camila Mendes Cover Mac Miller's 'Circles' in Quarantine

Camila Mendes took to social media on Monday (April 13) to share a stripped-down cover of Mac Miller‘s “Circles.” Accompanied by pal Mesh Gutierrez on guitar, the actress gave the title track to the late rapper’s posthumous 2020 album a sparse, contemplative spin in the same vein as the original studio recording. “Circles by mac […]