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Barack Obama makes Billboard chart debut

Former president Barack Obama can now add “Billboard-charting artist” to his exemplary CV. Late last month, Obama contributed to “One Last Time (44 Remix)”, the final entry in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton-inspired Hamildrops song series. The reworked track subsequently debuted at No. 22 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Songs chart, pulling in 307,000 on-demand streams and 9,000 downloads in its first week.

Green Day's 'American Idiot' Returns to U.K. Chart Prior to Donald Trump's Visit

On the strength of a social media campaign, Green Day’s 2004 single “American Idiot” has returned to the U.K. singles chart, where it currently sits at No. 18, 14 years after it peaked at No. 3. The campaign timed itself to coincide with the arrival of President Donald Trump on Thursday. Billboard reports that back

Fleetwood Mac's 'Dreams' Returns to Chart Thanks to Viral Tweet

More than 40 years after it topped Billboard‘s Hot 100, “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac has become a hit again. The song from their 1977 landmark album Rumours has reached No. 16 on the Hot Rock Songs chart thanks to a viral tweet. According to Billboard, it started on March 22, when a user called @bottlefleet tweeted “‘Fleetwood

Guns N' Roses, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica Top 2017 Rock Earning Chart

Guns N’ Roses, Bruce Springsteen and Metallica have been named the highest-earning rock artists of 2017 in the annual Forbes rich list report, which concludes that, out of the 25 biggest moneymaking artists of the year, all but two made most of their income from touring. While GnR’s Not in This Lifetime tour helped earn

Chance the Rapper debuts on Billboard’s Rock Chart

Photo by Amy Price Chance the Rapper is having (another) big year. Grammy wins, festival headlining slots, continued good deeds in his (and our) native Chicago, and now: Chance the Rocker. Billboard reports that Chance has appeared on the rock charts for the first time in his storied career, as his collab with pals Francis