Chris Young Goes Up Tempo with A.M.

Chris Young has been a busy man these days. He released his latest album, A.M., on September 17 and it debuted at No. 3 on the all-genre Billboard 200, his highest-charting album to date. He recently talked with Billboard about the album, breaking the project down track-by-track. Known best for ballads and mid-tempo tunes, Chris [...] Read More

Taylor Swift Lands Role in Movie Adaptation of The Giver

Taylor Swift is headed back to the big screen, reports Billboard. Taylor has joined the cast of The Giver, which also includes Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites and Katie Holmes. Other cast members are Alexander Skarsgard,  Odeya Rush and Cameron Monaghan. The film, an adaptation of the young adult novel by Lois Lowry, stars [...] Read More

Justin Moore Debuts at No. 1 with Off The Beaten Path

Justin Moore debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart with Off The Beaten Path, marking his second consecutive album to debut in the No. 1 spot. He also celebrated his fourth No. 1 with “Point At You,” as well as the album coming in at No. 2 on the all-genre Billboard 200 [...] Read More

Scotty McCreery Makes Billboard’s 21 Under 21 List

Scotty McCreery has been named to Billboard’s “21 Under 21: Music’s Hottest Minors 2013” list.  Comprised of the hottest artists from all genres under the age of 21, Scotty came in at No. 8. One Direction tops the list with Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and Earl Sweatshirt rounding out the Top 5. Scotty, [...] Read More

Jason Aldean Tops The Charts with “Night Train”

Jason Aldean has topped the Billboard country chart in both the U.S. and Canada with “Night Train.” The single is Jason’s 12th chart topper and was written by Neil Thrasher and Michel Dulaney. “When I first heard this song we were already done looking for material for this last record, but I just loved it [...] Read More