Rihanna Surpasses The Beatles' Hot 100 Record
Rihanna's "Work," the Drake-featuring lead single off her latest album, Anti, has officially topped the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth consecutive week. "Work" is Rihanna's 14th No. 1 song, and as it has just accumulated its ninth week at the top of the chart, Rihanna has now held the No. 1 spot for a total of 60 weeks. That number gives RiRi one more chart-topping week than The Beatles and thus places her second on the list of artists who've spent the most weeks with a No. 1 song. The only artist she trails is Mariah Carey, who has racked up 79 weeks with a No.
Mariah Carey Announces New Docu-Series On E! Network
It looks like Mariah Carey is taking her talents to the small screen. On Tuesday, E! network announced that Mariah has an upcoming 8 part docu-series on the way called "Mariah’s World." The show will reportedly give fans a closer look into Mariah’s personal life, including motherhood, her career, tour life, and relationship with fiance billionaire James Packer.
Lover’s Rap: Rap Songs To Bump On Valentine's Day
Hip hop might not be the most romantic of musical genres, but occasionally an MC will step up to the mic to deliver a poetic love song. Certain rappers find their niche in that style of R&B/rap crossover, while others just dabble in it one-off style for all the romantic cats out there.
Lil Wayne, Fetty Wap, Rick Ross, Mariah Carey Guest At Busta Rhymes' "Hot For The Holidays" Concert
When organizing their Hot For The Holidays event this year, HOT 97 decided to put Busta Rhymes in charge of bringing the talent through, and after the celebration last night, they couldn't have made a better choice.
Mariah Carey Rushed To Hospital Following Pier 1 Appearance
Mariah Carey was hospitalized last night following an appearance at a Pier 1 event, according to TMZ. The singer was said to be experiencing severe flu symptoms, which led to extreme dehydration.Things started get serious after an the Pier 1 event (which she's said to have been paid $300,000 for), causing her team to recommend emergency treatment.
Mariah Carey Got Jay Z His Job At Def Jam
L.A. Reid has had worked with many of the biggest names in music throughout his career in the industry, many of which came about during his seven years at Def Jam. One of his biggest accomplishments while at the label was reviving Mariah Carey's then-floundering career, helping her to craft the extremely successful comeback album, The Emancipation Of Mimi.
Music Industry Execs Vote Rap As Most Despised Genre, Give Tidal A Year At Best
Billboard sent out a poll to 50 or so of the top music industry execs earlier this year, and they've now begun to roll out the results. So far, the voters have not been kind to hip-hop, with the few categories that involved the genre coming out pretty negative. First off, rap came out on top for the question: "What genre of music do you despise the most?," with EDM and Pop coming in as runner-ups. Later on, the pretty biased question, "How Long Do You Give Tidal?" had 71% of voters answering "one year or less".
French Montana Logs Studio Time With Justin Bieber & Mariah Carey
Maybe it's the Kanye co-sign, maybe it's his past relationship with Khloe Kardashian, hell, maybe it's because "Off The Rip" is so popping, but French Montana seems to always be showing up in the studio with some of the biggest names in music. His latest session had him brushing shoulders with Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber. Mariah and French both shared Instagram flicks from the session, but neither gave any clues as to what they were recording or where it will end up. Start your speculation!
Mariah Carey To Get Her Own Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Mariah Carey is finally getting her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The singer announced the news on her Instagram, writing: "Super excited and feeling so humbled about my star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Thank you so much to the fans for making this happen for me." Carey is one of the most successful singers ever, with 14 albums, 18 No. 1 hits, 5 GRAMMYs, and over 200 million records sold. She released her first album 25 years ago.
The 10 Craziest Tour Riders In Hip-Hop
What are the necessary ingredients to a great hip hop show? Well, there's a crowd, a good sound system, a capable DJ, a charismatic performer and lights, but then there are the factors that go largely unseen by attendees. These luxuries demanded by performers are listed on pieces of paper commonly called riders, and every so often, one will get leaked out to the public, usually resulting in shock and scoffing.
Cam'ron's Mom Throws Shade At Nick Cannon On Instagram
Cam'ron has one of rap's most interesting Instagram accounts, but it's less about his photos than it is his incredible caption game. Apparently he got it from his mama, who has her own hilarious account, and today decided to reference one of Cam's immortally shady hashtags.
Mariah Carey Announces Release Date & Tracklist For "#1 To Infinity"
On May 18, Mariah Carey will release a greatest hits compilation titled #1 to Infinity. The album's songs are not merely hits, though--#1 to Infinity is a collection of all of Mariah's songs that hit #1 on the charts--incredibly impressive considering there are 19 tracks--though the last song, "Infinity", is brand new.
Mariah Carey Signs With EPIC Records, Reunites With L.A. Reid
Mariah Carey did not have the best 2014. Despite releasing a solid late career record, the iconic singer experienced a record low in album sales, with Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse still sitting at just over 100,000 sold. She also split with husband and father to her children Nick Cannon, but she's ready to start a new page with a new deal, which pairs her once again with L.A. Reid.
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Split [Update: Nick Has Filed For Divorce]
TMZ is reporting that not only have Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon begun divorce proceedings, but they've been apart for several months already. Sources connected with the couple tell TMZ that Mariah and Nick have been living in separate houses in NYC since May. Cannon sees the kids but that's the extent of their contact.
Mariah Carey Parts Ways With Manager Jermaine Dupri
The response and sales for Mariah Carey's latest body of work, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse has been pretty lackluster, as we reported she initially sold 58,000 copies opening week, but quickly fell off the Billboard 200. It now has total sales of only 103,000 copies. Perhaps this has spurred Mariah to initiate a change in her career, starting with her management, it seems.
Jay Z Has Launched "An Arnold Palmer-esque" Beverage Called "40/40"
Jay Z has already taken over the rap game, and he's now ready to try his hand at the beverage game. Both Jay and Mariah Carey (who's new single "Thirsty" now seems like a subliminal marketing scheme) will be launching beverages through Go N'Syde (helmed by former Def Jam head, Kevin Liles), each with a different flavor and target market.
Charts Don’t Lie: June 8
This week our one new entry belongs to Mariah Carey, who recently released her umpteeth album, Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse. While the sales show she doesn't quite have that star power she once did, it's still a respectable debut of #3. Meanwhile, we're waiting to hear the final numbers for 50 Cent's comeback LP Animal Ambition, which he dropped perfectly in tune with the G-Unit reunion/remixes.
Mariah Carey's "Me. I Am Mariah…" First Week Sales Projections
Mariah Carey is among the best-selling artists of all-time, but her newest album will not likely push her any further up the list. The album, which sports a mouthful of a title, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse, arrived rather quietly this week, and the sales projections for the effort reflect such. MIAMTEC is set to move around 60-65,000 units its first week, a decent pull for most artists, but an underwhelming number compared to the diva's already accumulated 175-200 million in sales.
Stream Mariah Carey's Album "Me. I Am Mariah...The Elusive Chanteuse"
The release of Mariah Carey’s 14th studio album is only one week away from today. Before it arrives on May 27th, the 44 year-old pop diva has decided to partner with iTunes Radio for an early stream of her album, Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse, in its entirety.
Mariah Carey Announces New Album "Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse"
After a long delay, Mariah Carey has finally announced the title of her new album Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse. With a release date set for May 27, the album will include the singles “#Beautiful” featuring Miguel, "You're Mine (Eternal)", and “The Art of Letting Go.” It will host 18 tracks with features coming from Nas, Miguel, Wale, Fabolous, Mary J Blige and R.Kelly.