James Tastes ‘Yummy’ No. 1 In U.K.

James Tastes ‘Yummy’ No. 1 In U.K.

After 42 years, James finally lands a U.K. No. 1 studio album with Yummy. The leader at the midweek point, Yummy (via Nothing But Love Music) completes the chart week at No. 1. It’s the second leader for Tim Booth and Co., following their 1998 career retrospective The Best Of, and 19th U.K. top 40 … Read more

The Starting Line Reacts to Taylor Swift’s ‘The Black Dog’ Lyric About the Band’s Song Being ‘Intertwined’ in Her Relationship

The Starting Line Reacts to Taylor Swift’s ‘The Black Dog’ Lyric About the Band’s Song Being ‘Intertwined’ in Her Relationship

The Starting Line, the group behind the 2003 pop-punk classic “The Best of Me,” got a name-check on Taylor Swift’s The Tortured Poets Department album and posted a response to the pop star after hearing the song. Explore Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news Swift references The Starting … Read more

Taylor Swift Sells 1.4 Million Copies of ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ on First Day of Release in U.S.

The Starting Line Reacts to Taylor Swift’s ‘The Black Dog’ Lyric About the Band’s Song Being ‘Intertwined’ in Her Relationship

Taylor Swift’s The Tortured Poets Department is off to a blockbuster start in the U.S. On its first day of release, on April 19, the set sold 1.4 million copies in traditional album sales, according to initial reports to data tracking firm Luminate. That marks Swift’s biggest sales week ever for any album in the … Read more

Sabrina Carpenter Swirls ‘Saltburn’ Into ‘Nonsense’ Outro in a Nod to Barry Keoghan at Coachella

Sabrina Carpenter Swirls ‘Saltburn’ Into ‘Nonsense’ Outro in a Nod to Barry Keoghan at Coachella

Sabrina Carpenter has made changing up the outro of “Nonsense” a thing fans look forward to — and she did not disappoint with her latest update to the song at Coachella Friday night (April 19). Straight from the screenplay of Saltburn, she made a shameless lyrical reference to one of Barry Keoghan’s unforgettable scenes from … Read more

Here’s What Patti Smith Thinks of Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Lyric Naming Her

Here’s What Patti Smith Thinks of Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Lyric Naming Her

Patti Smith has acknowledged being named alongside Dylan Thomas on Taylor Swift‘s “The Tortured Poets Department,” the title track from the prolific pop poet’s 31-song anthology released on Friday (April 19). Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news “You’re not Dylan Thomas/ I’m not Patti Smith/ This ain’t the … Read more

Lana Del Rey & Camila Cabello Sing ‘I Luv It’ During Second Weekend of Coachella 2024

Lana Del Rey & Camila Cabello Sing ‘I Luv It’ During Second Weekend of Coachella 2024

Lana Del Rey was joined by surprise guest Camila Cabello during her weekend two performance at Coachella 2024. During her headlining set on Friday night (April 19), the “Summertime Sadness” songstress welcomed Cabello to the stage to sing her new track “I Luv It.” After Del Rey temporarily left the stage following a performance of … Read more

‘Swift’s Pen Floats on Lyrics Sharp to the Touch’: ‘The Tortured Poets Department,’ Reviewed by TikTok Star Jake Shane

‘Swift’s Pen Floats on Lyrics Sharp to the Touch’: ‘The Tortured Poets Department,’ Reviewed by TikTok Star Jake Shane

Jake Shane, who has nearly 3 million followers on TikTok thanks to his viral comedy videos under the handle @octopusslover8, is reviewing albums for Billboard with exclusive new essays and videos. Find his latest Billboard album review below, for Taylor Swift’s just-released The Tortured Poets Department album. Taylor Swift, known for her vulnerability, has never been so vulnerable. Trending on Billboard First thing Friday … Read more

Taylor Swift Accepts Her Own ‘Fortnight’ Challenge by Sharing Cute Video of Travis Kelce Kiss, Her Cat Benjamin Button & More

Taylor Swift Accepts Her Own ‘Fortnight’ Challenge by Sharing Cute Video of Travis Kelce Kiss, Her Cat Benjamin Button & More

Swifties might need at least a fortnight to recover from Taylor Swift‘s new YouTube Shorts video. On Friday night (April 19), after the premiere of her “Fortnight” music video from her just-released Tortured Poets Department album, Swift took to the video-sharing platform to encourage fans to share their “fortnight recap” with the hashtag #ForAFortnightChallenge. A … Read more