A new US#1 that you can set your watch to next week to come from Zayn Malik. Those sales will be a better indicator of what a hit album looks like in 2016.
Meanwhile, Stefani is everywhere for promotion and even takes to Linkedin (!) for a chat.
Fun interview with the dark, edgy and unique Diamanda Gallas over at Noisey in the lead up to her appearance at this year's Roadburn Festival. Reading it sent me into a youtube spiral that I've only just recovered from.
Seems I'm not the only one in the world with a lingering thing for George Michael. The angle here: fifteen things you (probably) don't know about him, even if we're going on 20 years since he last had a mainstream hit single in the US.
Rihanna is about to overtake the Beatles on the list of most weeks atop the Hot 100. Celebrates by wearing tie dye, paps and entertainment news sites lose their shit over it.
Madonna just eclipsed him in the best earning solo tour act stakes - of all time - but Bruce Springsteen is too busy dancing with his mother to care.
Lil Wayne suing Universal to the tune of millions. And I mean, MILLIONS.
Biebs has the year's biggest hit single so far (and another two entries in the top 20). No surprises that Adele is holding all competition back on the albums front. The good news? No Ed Sheerhan or Taylor Swift in the top tens. More via Media Traffic.