Madonna‘s 14th studio album – ‘Madame X’ – may have been greeted with great anticipation upon its initial announcement in April, but that excitement only waned as material from the project was unveiled.

Despite all five of the singles lifted from the set failing to impact the Hot 100 ahead of its June 14 arrival (her first studio album to lay claim to such), Madge pressed forward with its release and promotion.  Visiting major television and radio outlets around the world to build awareness, ‘X’ jumped to #1 on iTunes in over 60 countries (including the U.S.) just hours after its release.

Now, with its inaugural tracking week of streams and sales behind it, the ‘Medellin’-led LP’s final numbers are in and have given the Queen of Pop her 9th reign atop the Billboard 200. Details inside:

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Pharrell Williams is bringing his musical gravitas to ‘The Lion King.’

This week saw the lid lifted on details surrounding the soundtrack for Disney‘s live-action remake of the 1994 classic.

And while it brought insights into the roles the likes of Beyonce, Donald Glover, and Elton John will have musically in the movie, it’s now been revealed that Williams is on-board too.

Details below…

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Stefflon Don has seen her star on the rise and showcased why on Charlie Sloth‘s new Beats1 radio show.

Armed with bar after blazing bar, the femcee ignited his infamous Fire In The Booth segment with a scorching freestyle.

The appearance comes days after the rapper released new single ‘Phone Down’ featuring Lil Baby.

Check out Steff in action after the jump…

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‘The Lion King’ is off to a roaring start! And that’s before its July 19th arrival.

Easily one of the year’s most anticipated movies, the live action-remake of the Disney classic saw pre-sale tickets go on-sale in the US yesterday and they are being snapped up at a feverish rate.

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Flash in the pan? Think again.

Meet us below to find out how Cardi B is putting her naysayers to shame with her hot new single ‘Press.’

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50 Cent is ready to extend ‘Power’s story far beyond the six seasons it has been on the air.

Awesome news for fans of the series below…

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Iggy Azalea has high hopes for her new body of work ‘In My Defense‘ and has jumped on the media cycle to promote the release.

One of the promotional stops saw her make her way to ‘Power 106 Los Angeles’ and stun Power Rangers fans everywhere by revealing that she has links to one of its releases.

How? Why? When it was supposed to happen?

So many questions…more than enough time.

Watch Iggy Igz break it down with Nick Cannon below…

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Ariana Grande, Keegan Michael-Key and Meryl Streep in the same Netflix movie?

It’s happening.

Learn all about ‘Prom’ below….

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With just days to go before Chris Brown‘s ‘Indigo’ album arrives in-stores, R&B’s leading man continues the preview party with the release of ‘Don’t Check On Me.’

Justin Bieber joins C. Breezy on the track, as does Ink (who co-produced the song with Sheldon Ferguson).

And while the trio are renown for their turn-up anthems, the cut drives in an altogether different direction (and at a surprising pace too).

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Brandy is back!

Patience is most certainly a virtue, because after years of anticipation, the songbird is finally ready to hatch new music.

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Mary J. Blige’s ‘Scream‘ remake has finally scored a release date and is set to make major waves for Viacom following her stellar night at the BET Awards!

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Rosie O’Donnell is pleased to announce that she and Whoopi Goldberg have made amends after the release of the tell-all book ‘Ladies Who Punch.’

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