Rdio Billboard in Time Square

Rdio purchased a billboard in Time Square to push their service.

Billboard Social 50 Music Chart: Only 2 Years Behind the Times

Billboard has announced their new Social 50 chart. Serving as a complement to Billboard’s existing weekly rankings, the Social 50 chart will tally artists’ popularity using a formula blending weekly additions of friends/fans/followers along with weekly artist page views and weekly song plays on MySpace, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and iLike.

M.I.A Featured on the Cover of Billboard Magazine

M.I.A is really starting to gain momentum, and is on this week Billboard Magazine cover. The M.I.A article within Billboard covers everything from her recent twitter-blasts against the New York Times to her upcoming album.

Billboard Music App Awards: Submissions Open

There are so many stupid award ceremonies out there, but Billboard thought it would be worth adding another one to the list. Billboard has announced the Billboard Music App Awards on Tuesday. For the first…

Billboard’s Big Earners Of 2009

Who earned most in the US music industry last year? Here’s a rundown of the top ten, from Billboard (read the rest of their list here) 10 Metallica $25,564,234 The release of “Guitar Hero –…

Billboard Launching Billboard Live: Music Concert Streaming for Free Online and iPhone

Billboard has always been a leader in breaking news and inside sources, however they seem to have lost their way a bit online. Thus, Billboard is now looking to grow its service even further and…

First Billboard Japan Awards Set For January

The first-ever Billboard Japan Music Awards will be held January 31 in Tokyo and broadcast live on Next Fuji, a cable channel of Fuji Television. The inaugural event will honor the top artists in Japan…

Lady Gaga Tops UK Singles Chart for 2nd Week Running, But Does She Really Have Talent?

Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” (Interscope/Universal) started a second week at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday. I recently saw an indepth interview with Lady Gaga, who has previously written songs for Britney Spears…