Chris Brown's "Royalty" Debuts At No. 3, Behind Adele and Bieber
The first-week sales numbers for Chris Brown's Royalty are in, and though Breezy's seventh album performed even better than was expected -- selling 184,000 units -- it did not top the charts. In fact, for the week ending Dec. 24, Royalty made its debut at No. 3, behind Justin Bieber's Purpose, released on Nov.
Review: Chris Brown's "Royalty"
Listening to Chris Brown records is a bit more involved an activity than ingesting your average pop album. Listeners are required to constantly do mental arithmetic, weighing variables like catchiness and artistic merit to determine if their need to listen > the knowledge that Chris Brown has done some heinous things and your listens are enabling him, albeit in a very small way.
Chris Brown Covers Vibe Magazine
Chris Brown's Royalty is out now, and just in case there hasn't been enough promo already, the rapper nabs the cover of Vibe magazine.
Trespasser Arrested At Chris Brown's L.A. Home
Chris Brown's life has been drama free for a minute, as he's focused on his daughter and the album he named after her, Royalty. Nothing lasts forever though, and an unwanted guest found her way to Breezy's Woodland Hills mansion the other night, creating some brief but unnecessary drama for Brown.
Top Tracks: December 14 - December 20
The songs that received the most attention last week in our Hot 100. 10. Tory Lanez Feat. Nyce - Traphouse Tory Lanez brought back Fargo Fridays with a melodic banger in which he closes the doors of his traphouse to all females who don't understand the rules of the game. We gonna get that debut album in 2016?
Hottest 50 Songs Of 2015
It's holiday season, and that means it's time to start rolling out the year-end lists. There was almost too much good music to handle, as notable releases week after week meant that only the hottest tracks were able to attain a shelf-life of longer than a couple of months.
First Week Sales Projections For Chris Brown's "Royalty" & Pusha T's "Darkest Before Dawn"
Pusha T and Chris Brown made sure we were covered for the holidays with their respective albums, Darkest Before Dawn and Royalty, both arriving in time to be given as Christmas gifts. With that in mind, we've received the first week sales projections for either album today, via the ever reliable HitsDailyDouble.
Chris Brown Defends Meek Mill: "The System Is Set On Bullshit"
Meek Mill's unfortunate 2015 got a lot worse yesterday when a judge ruled that he was guilty of violating probation still lingering from a crime he committed nine years ago. With sentencing set for February 5, it looks like Meek may be returning to jail. Chris Brown expressed support for the beleaguered Philadelphia rapper last night, as he went off on a furious Twitter rant last night railing against the justice system.
Stream Chris Brown's "Royalty" Album
After a slight delay, Chris Brown will finally release his 8th solo album tomorrow (12/17) called Royalty, named after his 1-year old daughter. Laced with 18 tracks in total, the follow up to last year’s X will feature guest appearances from Future, Solo Lucci, and Tayla Parx. Led by the previously-heard singles “Liquor,” “Zero,” & “Bck To Sleep,” fans now can stream the rest of the album for free ahead of its midnight release thanks to the good folks at Spotify.
Chris Brown Announces Intimate Concert Series For "Royalty"
Chris Brown recently had to cancel some of his Australia and New Zealand tour dates. The singer was reportedly denied entry to the countries because of his domestic violence past, although the concert promoters claimed otherwise, saying that the tour would resume in the near future.
Top Tracks: November 30 - December 6
We got a wealth of new music last Friday, and, indeed, Rick Ross, Kid Cudi, and Jeremih all added tracks off their new albums to this week's Top 10. Lyrically-minded fans are still reeling from the week before, though, when Kendrick and Cole exchanged remixes. Both "Black Friday" tracks comfortably stuck around for this week's Top 10.
Omarion On Grammy Snub: "'Post To Be' Is One Of The Greatest R&B Collaborations Ever"
MMG hasn't had the best morning. Following the release of the Grammy nominations, Wale logged on to twitter to reflect on his lack of nominations, and it looks like the label's resident R&B singer Omarion has done the same.
Chris Brown’s Australian & New Zealand Tour Dates Cancelled
It appears Chris Brown’s upcoming Australian & New Zealand tour dates have been cancelled for next month. According to Billboard, a tour promoter confirmed the news announcing canceled shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane on Tuesday.
Top Tracks: November 23 - November 29
No one was more thankful last week than hip-hop fans.
10 Songs You Need From Chris Brown's Massive "Before The Party" Mixtape
Chris Brown joined the impressive list of artists releasing new music this past holiday weekend with his surprise mixtape, Before the Party.If you were like me on Black Friday, you were still near-comatose with a Thanksgiving Hangover, your stomach pushed to its limit with eating. No matter how stuffed I was, though, I wasn't nearly as full as Chris Brown's surprise 34-track-long Before the Party mixtape.
Chris Brown Shares "Royalty" Album Tracklist
Chris Brown just dropped a 34-track mixtape this weekend, so it's hard to believe he still has a studio album coming in just a few weeks. Like clockwork, just after the mixtape impacted, we've now got a look at the tracklist for Brown's new album Royalty.Those looking for a large selection of features may be left a bit disappointed, as the only two guests on the album are Future (who shows up on a bonus track) and surprisingly, Atlanta up-an-comer Solo Lucci (the fact that -- like Chris -- he's an RCA signee, makes things a little more clear).
#TBT: Chris Brown's Smash Singles
The mere fact that Chris Brown has been around long enough to garner a Throwback Thursday may have you feeling tad old on this Thanksgiving. However, after getting an early start at age sixteen, the now-twenty-six year old Brown has enough back catalogue to fill up a list of throwbacks with relative ease.
Chris Brown Announces New Release Date For “Royalty”
In one of the more confusing album campaigns we've seen in a while (lets not forget about Jeremih’s Late Nights: The Album of course), Chris Brown’s Royalty album is facing yet another setback unfortunately. All day long Chris has been on his social media accounts blasting the hashtag #BlackFriday & #Royalty, leaving us to presume that the album was still in fact dropping on the original release date of November 27, but apparently that’s not the case anymore.
Top Tracks: November 16 - November 22
There weren't too many big releases this past week, unless you're an Adele fan, but we've got heat coming in December from guys like Curren$y and G-Eazy, who both shared new singles off their upcoming albums. This week's Top 10 also includes two tracks off the soundtrack to "Creed," which will hit theaters on November 25, and three new tracks from Thugger, who is currently prepping his fourth project of the year, Hi-Tunes, his debut album.
G-Eazy Reveals "When It's Dark Out" Tracklist
G-Eazy is about to have a moment. He drops his sophomore albumWhen It's Dark Out on December 4th, and his world tour with A$AP Ferg and Nef the Pharaoh kicks off at the top of 2016. This afternoon, he came through with the official album tracklist, and it looks very promising indeed.