JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images The 2021 National Music Publishers’ Association honored Taylor Swift with the Songwriter Icon Award on Wednesday, and she took the moment to thank those who helped her along the way. “I want to take a moment to thank the people who were my professors, my teachers,Read More →

Ethan Miller/Getty Images Several months ago, the Backstreet Boys confirmed that, at long last, they planned to record their very first Christmas album. Now, AJ McLean tells Variety that the project is coming along even better than he’d hoped. The sessions for the album were the first time the group had been able to get togetherRead More →

Michael Tran/FilmMagic Lance Bass is among the eclectic lineup of celebrity guest hosts tapped to replace Chris Harrison for the new season of Bachelor in Paradise. ABC confirms the former NSYNC member, plus rapper Lil Jon, comedian David Spade and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actor Tituss Burgess, will serve as rotatingRead More →

Geffen/Interscope Now that we’re halfway through 2021, Billboard decided to rank all the music releases of the past six months to determine the 50 Best Songs of 2021…so far.  Coming in at number one is, unsurprisingly, “Drivers License” by Olivia Rodrigo. The debut single by the singer/actress debuted at numberRead More →