Just a week after warming hearts with the premiere of its Michael Ratner-directed music video (used to promote Alexandria House and build awareness for the plight of women and children in need), Justin Bieber‘s ‘Intentions’ has made an impressive debut on this week’s Billboard Hot 100.

The second tune lifted from the Grammy winner’s February 14th-released album, ‘Changes,’ the Quavo-assisted cut follows the Poo Bear-produced ‘Yummy’ (which peaked at #2 on the tally as of time reported).

Entering at #11 on the refreshed edition of the tally thanks to a handsome mix of streams (22.1 million), digital downloads (14,000), and radio airplay impressions (15.9 million), ‘Intentions’ – also helmed by Bear – not only comes as the week’s highest debut (among all artists) but also lifted the Grammy winner’s career total of top 20 hits to 29.

While we wait to see if the song will eventually extend his reign as this century’s leading male top 10 hitmaker (among vocalists), look inside to see who joins him in the top 25 on this week’s ‘TGJ Chart Check.’

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Normani, SZA, and Megan Thee Stallion stage quite the takeover a-front of the March 2020 issue of Rolling Stone. 

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Whitney Houston‘s controversial hologram tour kicks off this month in the UK and, in a bid to drum up excitement, a live performance was staged live on UK TV show ‘This Morning.’ 

Preluded by an introduction from the legend’s manager and sister-in-law Pat Houston, the spectacle saw the songbird “perform” hit ‘Greatest Love Of All.’

With opinion divided about whether the venture is in good taste, peep the showing below and let us know what you think…

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JoJo is driving in a different direction with her upcoming new single.

The vocal powerhouse recently revealed that a track named ‘Small Things’ was set to be the lead release from her upcoming album. And the cut had an arrival date of this Friday.

However, in a new TikTok post, Jo has announced a change of plan.

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After topping Country charts with duo Dan+Shay in January, Pop pinup Justin Bieber is looking for a redo courtesy of the latest remix to his most recent Hot 100 top 10 hit, ‘Yummy.’

Having already served fans a Summer Walker-assisted revamp of the tune (click here to hear that), the newly unveiled, Southern-inspired twist on the Poo Bear-produced number calls on help from Country hitmakers Florida Georgia Line.

“I been up in Waffle House, but you my Chik-fil-A/ And I been into waffle fries since our first date/ Ain’t got time for playin’, I’ma clean your whole plate (Girl, I’ma lick it up)/ Woo, yes, yummy, let me take ya to the country/ We can call it home cookin’, I’m your chicken, you my dumpling,” the group’s members Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley sing on the track.

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Nicki Minaj’s buzz cut ‘Yikes’ is set to have her detractors saying just that when they see the Billboard Hot 100 this week.

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Much like its parent film released on February 7, the ‘Birds of Prey’ soundtrack fell prey to an underwhelming commercial response despite receiving praise aplenty from critics.

While the movie opened to $33 million (nearly half of the original $55 million sum expected to accompany its debut), its companion album – preceded by singles from hitmakers Megan Thee Stallion & Normani (‘Diamonds’), Saweetie (‘Sway with Me’), and Doja Cat (‘Boss B*tch’) – was projected to sell less than 20,000 copies its first week (as we originally reported here). The lack of buzz for the effort was undoubtedly underscored by the poor sales performance of its fore-running singles as none of them impacted the Hot 100.

Now, with its inaugural sales tracking week in its rear view, the ‘Prey’ soundtrack’s first 7 day figures have been unveiled.  Look inside to see where it landed on the refreshed Billboard 200 (published today):

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In breaking news, it’s been confirmed that rapper Pop Smoke has died, aged 20 after being shot in a home invasion.

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Omarion is pairing his headlining ‘Millennium Tour’ gig with brand new music.

 As reported, the singer’s group B2K were ‘Bump, Bump, Bump’ed from the multi-act tour and saw their frontman installed as headliner for the trek’s 2020 shows.

Now, O – who last made noticeable waves with the Chris Brown and Jhene Aiko assisted ‘Post To Be’ – is prepping a fresh effort named ‘Can You Hear Me?’

And it looks like it’ll be arriving much sooner than though.

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Justin Bieber is pounding the promo pavement in support of new album ‘Changes,’ but his latest stop saw him take to the streets.

The Pop star buckled up for another instalment of Carpool Karaoke with James Corden. 

As well as belting out new numbers such as ‘Yummy,’ the 26-year-old dusted off some of his most known cuts for the sing-a-long-song.

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Less than a week after revealing ‘After Hours’ to be the title of his forthcoming fourth studio effort (as we reported here), The Weeknd is moving full speed ahead toward unveiling more content from the project.

Having already impacted the Billboard Hot 100’s top 20 with the set’s first two singles ‘Blinding Lights’ (#11 peak) and ‘Heartless’ (#1 peak), now the Grammy-winner – who just celebrated his 30th birthday (February 16) – is looking to gift fans with the tunes’ follow-up by releasing their parent album’s title track.

Look inside to see how ‘After Hours’ (the song) stacks up against its predecessors:

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Fans of groundbreaking 70’s sitcom ‘Good Times’ were stunned when reports surfaced the show’s star Ja’net Dubois (famous for her role as “Willona”) was found dead in her California home Tuesday (February 18).

An Emmy-winning actress, Dubois (aged 74) was also a celebrated singer-songwriter and was credited with penning the theme song to another groundbreaking 70’s sitcom – ‘The Jeffersons.’

As fans, admirers, and former co-stars of her many television projects extended their condolences to the late screen legend’s family, Pop queen Janet Jackson – who shared screen time with Dubois on ‘Good Times’ when she portrayed her adopted daughter “Penny” – joined the chorus by sharing her sympathy on social media.

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