Selena Gomez Had The Top 5 Instagram Posts of 2016 (And More Year End Data)
For all of Kim Kardashian’s talk of “breaking the internet,” she has not been able to best the appeal of 24 year old starlet Selena Gomez. Instagram just released year end data for the social media platform, and the babyfaced singer/actress/model held the top five spots for most liked Instagram posts in 2016. More depressingly, the most liked post from 2016 was a Coca Cola advertisement.
Justin Bieber Believes Instagram Is "For The Devil"
You never know where the devil may lie these days. Young Thug has stated his belief that The Breakfast Club hosts are is the incarnate of Satan, so don't expect him to be visiting the New York morning show anytime soon. Justin Bieber, on the other hand, has found the devil in a much more popular source of entertainment, the picture-sharing app known as Instagram, which he has recently given up.
The Weeknd Shatters Spotify Single-Day Streaming Record
If there was any remaining doubt that The Weeknd is one of the most popular pop stars on the planet, he has broken the record for most Spotify streams in a single day. Spotify confirmed the news to Pitchfork. Spotify did not specify the number of songs The Weeknd racked up over the course of the record-breaking day. He unseats Justin Bieber, whose music earned 36 million streams on November 13th of last year.
Justin Bieber Punches Spanish Fan In The Face
Canadian superstar Justin Bieber had to take matters into his own hands last night, as a crazed fan in Barcelona attempted to get a grab at Bieber through the window of his car. In video obtained by TMZ, Bieber can be seen punching a Spanish fan through the open window of his car, after the fan sticks his hand into Bieber's car.
Justin Bieber Turns Up With UK College Students At Manchester Bar
Although Justin Bieber's behavior on the Purpose World Tour has been a bit puzzling this past week, it seems that the Canadian superstar has taken some time to enjoy himself and blow off some steam.
Justin Bieber Tells Screaming Fans At UK Show To "Take A Chill Pill"
A person can get sick of anything, and for Justin Bieber, that thing is the validation of screaming women. At a recent tour stop in Birmingham, UK, the Biebz felt that his fans were interrupting his word flow as he tried to properly introduce his hit song "Company." In response to the constant stream of screams, Bieber decided to verbally intervene:
Why Hip Hop Suddenly Loves Heavy Metal
Last year, Florida rapper Robb Banks posted artwork from a black metal album, Leviathan's Verräter, on his Instagram.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of September 2016
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
Top Tracks: September 5 - September 11
We finally got to breathe a sigh of relief last week after the absolute onslaught of must-listen projects that arrived in the month prior. This calm will be short-lived, though, as we get Mac Miller's The Divine Feminine on Friday, Ty Dolla $ign's Campaign and Mick Jenkins' The Healing Component just a week later, Danny Brown's Atrocity Exhibition on the 30, and The Game's 1992 to kick off October.
Sean Paul Says Drake and Justin Bieber “Don’t Credit Where Dancehall Came From”
Dancehall has become an increasingly influential force in music made outside of the Caribbean. In an interview with The Guardian, dancehall legend Sean Paul criticized Drake, Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, and Kanye West for what he considers irresponsible appropriation of the genre and Jamaican patois
Post Malone Apologizes For Delay Of His Debut Album "Stoney"
These days, initial release dates don't often stick, but when someone make a full mixtape promoting the date of their album drop, it makes it look pretty official. Post Malone's August 26th project did just that, but when the date actually rolled around, there was no album to be found. Post's debut album, Stoney, is still coming soon despite the delay, but the "White Iverson" songwriter has made sure to address the status of the album in a new letter to fans.
Justin Bieber's "Purpose" Capsule Collection Will Be Releasing At Forever 21
Justin Bieber's merchandise from the Purpose World Tour is coming to a Forever 21 near you. Bieber's Purpose capsule Collection will be launching on Forever 21 online site next Monday, August 22nd and will be releasing in retail stores a week later on August 29th.
Justin Bieber Deletes Instagram Account Amidst Trolling From Fans
Justin Bieber was fed up with the internet trolls on instagram bashing his new girlfriend, 17-year old Sofia Richie (daughter of Lionel Richie) so he "threatened" to make his page private. He captioned a black and white photo of himself and Richie:
Justin Bieber Shows Support For Kanye West In Taylor Swift Feud
Our last Word On The Street focused on the recent Kanye West and Taylor Swift "Famous" lyric dispute, with T-Swift alleging that she did not approve Kanye's MTV VMA-referencing lyrics, despite him saying otherwise.
Justin Bieber Reportedly Turned Down $5 Million To Perform During The GOP Convention
Justin Bieber was offered a cool $5 million by the GOP to perform at a Republican event during the GOP Convention, but turned it down- as advised by his manager, Scooter Braun, and some guy named LeBron James. TMZ reports thats a promoter assured Bieber that the event was "non political" which is comical because the performance was scheduled to take place right near the RNC venue and was funded by GOP donors.
Snippet of Gucci Mane's Song With Justin Bieber Surfaces
Gucci Mane's release from prison couldn't have been scripted much better.
Gucci Mane Hints He's Getting On A Song With Justin Bieber
Diplo and Justin Bieber have already made some magic together, namely, "Where Are U Now," the number one smash that was first released as a Jack U song before making the cut of Bieber's massive comeback album, Purpose. The two have reunited from Major Lazer's "Cold Water," a collaboration with Denmark singer MØ, which seems destined to take over the charts as well, but not before Big Guwop gets a hold of it.
Post Malone Reveals Tentative Debut Album Title, Drops In August
After carefully building up his fanbase and his buzz, Post Malone dropped off his highly anticipated mixtape August 26 back in May. The title had many fans guessing as to what August 26 might indicate-- the most obvious conclusion being an album release date, and it's looking like that's the case. Post was on the air with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio this afternoon, where he spoke on his love for acoustic guitar and hip-hop. It's only at the end of the interview where he divulges some information about his debut album.
Top Tracks: June 6 - June 12
Let's face it, as far as high-profile tracks go, there's no way this week (or any week really) could have lived up to the seven days that preceded it. Drake, Kanye, Jay Z, Justin Bieber, Gucci Mane, Travi$ Scott, and Pusha T all joined forces with some combination of one another to make for the craziest batch of tracks we've seen in such a short span this year.
Video Footage Of Justin Bieber Getting In To A Fist Fight After Game 3 Of The NBA Finals
At approximately 11pm last night in downtown Cleveland, Justin Bieber got into a scuffle with a guy who probably would've buried him if it weren't for a swarm of people jumping in to break up the action. Bieber, who was decked out in some Cleveland Cavaliers gear, can be seen shoving and swinging at the dude before he got wrapped up and pinned against the glass door.