Shaggy Lands on Billboard Afrobeats Songs Chart with Bruce Melodie Collaboration

International recording artist Shaggy has made a significant entrance onto the Billboard’s US Afrobeats Songs and World Digital Song Sales charts with his latest hit “When She’s Around (Funga Macho)” in collaboration with Rwandan music star Bruce Melodie. For the first time in his career, Shaggy finds himself on these prestigious charts, with the song […]

Byron Messia’s ‘Talibans’ Lands on Billboard’s 100 Best Songs of 2023, Showcasing Dancehall’s Global Impact

2023 has been a triumphant year for Jamaican-born dancehall artist Byron Messia, culminating in his hit single “Talibans” securing a spot on Billboard magazine’s 100 Best Songs of 2023 list at #75. This recognition is a testament to the song’s immense popularity throughout the year, further solidifying Messia’s global musical influence. Originating from Jamaica and […]

Teejay’s ‘Drift’ Soars High, Landing on Three Prestigious Billboard Airplay Charts

In a remarkable display of musical prowess, Teejay’s latest hit, “Drift,” has made a strong entry onto multiple Billboard airplay charts, underscoring the artist’s growing influence in the music industry. “Drift” marks its return to the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart at a commendable #41 position. This achievement is further complemented by its debut at #37 on […]

Teejay Strikes Again on the Billboard Charts

Dancehall artist Teejay continues to assert his presence on the international music stage, this time by debuting on the Billboard Rhythmic Airplay Top 40. His summer anthem “Drift” has captured the attention of listeners, landing at number 36 and marking another accolade in his growing list of achievements. The track previously garnered attention on the […]

Collie Buddz’s New Album “Take it Easy” Hits Billboard Reggae Charts

Reggae star Collie Buddz once again solidifies his legacy in the genre’s hall of fame with his recent entry on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart. “Take it Easy,” Buddz’s fourth studio album, has debuted at number ten, marking his impressive sixth appearance on the chart. Back in 2007, Collie Buddz burst onto the scene with […]

Teejay’s “Drift” Cruises into Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

Summer’s smash hit, “Drift” by dancehall sensation Teejay, has secured its spot on a Billboard chart. As of October 7, “Drift” marks its presence at number 47 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. This achievement places Teejay alongside Byron Messia, another Jamaican-born dancehall artist who has graced the chart with his track, “Talibans,” now at number […]

Byron Messia’s Claim Sparks Controversy, but with How Dancehall Media and Fans Have Lowered the Standards of Success, Is He Wrong?

Dancehall’s vibrant scene witnessed a firestorm since international rising star , Byron Messia, boldly stated that his hit song, “Talibans,” was the “biggest song in Dancehall since Sean Paul’s 2005 ‘Temperature’”. His claim was met with skepticism and a slew of rebuttals naming other chart-toppers since then like “Hold Yuh” by Gyptian, “Party Animal” by […]

Byron Messia Makes Billboard Hot 100 Chart Debut with ‘Talibans’ Remix, Featuring Burna Boy

Dancehall sensation, Byron Messia, has registered another landmark achievement with his track “Talibans” remix, featuring afrobeat superstar Burna Boy, as it entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart at no. 99 this Wednesday. Messia’s recent offering, “Talibans II,” the remix, has gathered a whopping 4.6 million views within just 13 days of its release. The original […]

Byron Messia Debuts on Billboard R&B Charts with Summer Hit ‘Talibans'”

Dancehall sensation Byron Messia has made his debut on the Billboard R&B charts with his catchy summer hit “Talibans”, which has entered the R&B/Hip-hop Airplay chart at #49. Janelle Monae’s “Lipstick Lover”, featuring a sample from Mad Cobra’s 1992 gold-selling single “Flex”, has advanced one position to #27 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. In the […]