The Collective, an entertainment management and production company, has signed multi-Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer Desmond Child for worldwide management. Child has helped create hits for many artists, including Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Ricky Martin, Kiss, Kelly Clarckson and Cher.
Taylor Swift's "Fearless" is a non-mover at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, sticking around for an amazing 11th week at the top ... the chart's top debut comes from metal band Lamb of God, while the Jonas Brothers also enter with the soundtrack to their "3D Concert Experience" film ... Country singer Jake Owen sees his sophomore effort bow in the top 15 of the big chart while starting at No. 2 on Top Country Albums ... the "Slumdog Millionaire" soundtrack races up the tally, as expected, following its film's Oscar haul ... in Progress Reports, we've got news on the All-American Rejects' new No. 1 single, Depeche Mode's return to the Modern Rock chart, the success of Seether's cover of George Michael's "Careless Whisper," Keith Urban's 10th topper on the Hot Country Songs chart and the arrival of Miley Cyrus' single "The Climb."
The soundtrack to "Slumdog Millionaire" bites into the Billboard 200 as the film's eight Academy Award wins on Feb. 22 instantly impact the chart . . . Taylor Swift's "Fearless" earns a 10th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 . . . Charlie Wilson and Morrissey are the chart's top debuts, with both arriving in the top 20 . . . In Progress Reports we've got updates on Britney Spears' new No. 1 single, another chart-topper for country king Toby Keith and a new (but old) hit for Pearl Jam.