Billboard dodged a lawsuit from angry rap producer DJ Khaled who was deeply hurt when his album, Father of Asahd, failed to debut at No. 1 on the charts last week.
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Reports that DJ Khaled threw a tantrum at his record label over the sales of his album, Father of Asahd, were greatly exaggerated. A source says Khaled's anger had nothing to do with the record label or his label mate Tyler, the Creator.
DJ Khaled threw a tantrum at his record label after his album, Father of Asahd, failed to debut at number 1 on the album charts.
Ciara's new album Beauty Marks sold just 10,000 copies in its first week of release. The GRAMMY Award-winning global superstar released her highly anticipated seventh studio album on May 10.
Rap artist A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie is the latest rapper to experience low album sales after promoting his music on social media.
The Bronx rapper's current album HOODIE SZN is the country's No. 1 album, but his album sales hit rock bottom at a total of 823 physical copies sold.
R. Kelly's music is in demand following the premiere of Lifetime Network's much-hyped docuseries Surviving R. Kelly. The docuseries aired on Thursday night, and sales of his music went through the roof on Friday.
Drake has earned his eighth consecutive number 1 album in America with the biggest album debut of 2018. Drake's new album Scorpion smashed streaming records upon its release on June 29.
Beyonce and JAY-Z suffered a blow to their fragile egos when their surprise album, Everything is Love, debuted at #2 on the Billboard charts.
The numbers are not favorable for Kanye West's 7-track album Ye. The album is expected to stream only 175,000 times by Thursday. Of those streams, only 70,000 are expected to be paid downloads.
Chris Brown is very upset that the RIAA will only count 3 days of sales for his new double album Heartbreak On a Full Moon.
Brown is probably kicking himself for releasing his emotional album on a Tuesday rather than the previous Friday.
Keyshia Cole has returned to the top of the Billboard charts for the first time since her 2014 album Point of No Return.
Keyshia's seventh studio album 11:11 Reset is #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart.
So Jay-Z lied about his album's numbers. No surprise there. The aging rapper is known to stretch the truth about his numbers, including his age.
If you're looking for Jay-Z's 13th album to make the Billboard Top 200 Albums list, you have a long wait. Apparently numbers do lie.
British chanteuse Adele finally lost at something. Prince Rogers Nelson was crowned America's top-selling album artist in 2016.
In the months following the music icon's untimely death in April 2016, the "Purple Rain" star's albums and songs sold a combined 7.7 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music.
Joy Villa stole the spotlight at the 2017 Grammy Awards held on Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old singer shocked everyone when she revealed a custom red, white and blue dress with the words "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN" and "TRUMP" emblazoned in sequins.