1. The Best of 2011: The Year in Music

    December 09, 2011 8:55 AM EST Chart Article Artist of the year. The 100 biggest hits of the last 12 months. The 200 albums you had on infinite repeat all year. Watch clips from the biggest-selling tours of the year. Photos of the Year 2011 Readers Poll Results Gone But Not Forgotten: Stars We Lost The Top 20 Music Moments…

  2. Uncharted Territory: The Spin Room Climbs Again; Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Lives On

    November 18, 2011 12:24 PM EST This week on Uncharted, folks are jumping up all over the place. The Spin Room (the pop-punk brainchild of Long Islander Nick Miley), who made an impressive debut at No. 21 last week, shot up ten spots in just seven days, clocking in this week at No. 11. After offering up his two EPs, "…

  3. Uncharted Territory: Paradise Fears Unplug; Far Too Loud Cranks Up The Volume

    November 04, 2011 4:40 PM EDT Another week, another massive leap for a previously low-placing Uncharted artist: This time around it's pop-punkers Paradise Fears who leapt from No. 45 all the way to No. 9 thanks to a big showing on PureVolume. The South Dakota-based group is prepping an acoustic EP, and recently…

  4. Uncharted Territory: Pop-Punkers Assemble The Skyline Debut; Brazilian Bands Hit Big

    October 14, 2011 2:17 PM EDT Last time we heard from Brazilian pop-rock heroes Jota Quest was back in late June when the band saw a bump following the release of their video for the track "É Preciso." This week the band has climbed eleven spots to land at No. 38 following the release of another YouTube video.…

  5. Uncharted Territory: OrelSan Climbs; Excision Drops New Mix

    October 07, 2011 4:23 PM EDT Two weeks ago we caught up with French rapper OrelSan (aka Aurélien Contentin) after he re-entered the Uncharted at No. 33. Over the past 14 days, OrelSan has picked away at the competition and finds himself at No. 16 this week. The increased buzz has only grown since the September 26 release…

  6. Uncharted Territory: Noisia Crack Top 5; Mackelmore Re-Enters

    September 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT This week, the Dutch electronica trio Noisia shot into the Top 5 of Uncharted this week on the strength of a their new, spaced-out-turned-bass-whomping track, "Tommy's Theme." At No. 13 last week, Noisia racked up a whopping 142,000 SoundCloud plays ("Tommy's Theme…

  7. Uncharted Territory: Porter Robinson Re-Enters High, Felguk Climb With 'Jack It'

    September 23, 2011 5:39 PM EDT Welcome back, Porter! Nineteen year-old dubstep producer Porter Robinson exploded on Uncharted this week, re-entering at No. 4 on the strength of his "Spitfire" EP, which was released September 13. Robinson dropped the EP on Beatport and SoundCloud, after which it quickly rose to…

  8. Uncharted Territory: Sungha Jung Preps New Record, Ben Howard Folks Around

    September 16, 2011 12:45 PM EDT Fifteen year-old guitar virtuoso Sungha Jung bolted up the Uncharted yet again this week, as anticipation for his second solo record, "Irony," approaches. Set to drop on September 21, Jung released a trailer comprised of clips of him throughout the recording process, which has…

  9. Uncharted Territory: Strange Talk Goes Viral; Childish Gambino Signs to Glassnote

    September 09, 2011 1:36 PM EDT Oh, Internet, you bastion of hope, you propeller of bourgeoning bands into the upper echelon of the cyber-sphere! Taking the coveted No. 1 spot here on Uncharted this week is not DJ Bl3nd or Traphik --instead, it's indie pop band Strange Talk who find themselves at the top due to the…

  10. Uncharted Territory: Traphik Scores 1 Million YouTube Subscribers, Bombay Bicycle Club Build Buzz

    August 26, 2011 12:43 PM EDT At this point, you'd probably be surprised if a week went by here on Uncharted when you didn't see Traphik 's name mentioned. The rapper/comedian has been a mainstay since we debuted Uncharted back in January, holding the top spot for the chart's first seven weeks. This…

  11. Uncharted Territory: The Glee Project's Damien McGinty Gains; Dionne Bromfield Falls

    August 12, 2011 11:02 AM EDT Oh, "Glee," you marvelous maker of stars and hit songs. Even tangentially (almost) everything you touch turns to gold. Case in point, Damian McGinty , the starry-eyed, 18-year-old Irish crooner who's made it to the final four on Oxygen's reality competition, "The Glee…

  12. Uncharted Territory: Hoodie Allen Breaks Into The Top 5, Dionne Bromfield Holds Strong

    August 05, 2011 12:03 PM EDT If it weren't for the stalwart presence of DJ Bl3nd or Traphik on Uncharted, we may have found ourselves with a new No .1 this week. Still, that doesn't make Hoodie Allen 's monstrous leap from No. 33 to No. 2 any less impressive. Earlier this week the former Google employee…

  13. Uncharted Territory: Amy Winehouse's Godchild, Dionne Bromfield, Makes Big Debut; T. Mills Cracks The Top 10

    July 29, 2011 11:39 AM EDT The Michael Jackson effect has made its way over to Uncharted Territory this week: Following the untimely death of Amy Winehouse last Saturday, the soul singer's godchild Dionne Bromfield debuted at No. 7 this week. The numbers are quite staggering, as the Bromfield-who's got a…

  14. Uncharted Territory: Dave Days Taps Inner-Bieber, T. Mills Keeps His Shoes On

    July 22, 2011 10:12 AM EDT These days it's nearly impossible not to find yourself struck down by Bieber Fever--and YouTube comedian and musician, Dave Days, has found himself back in the Uncharted top 10 after releasing a new music video to go along with his cover of Chris Brown's Bieber-assisted "Next…

  15. Uncharted Territory: Diggy Simmons Returns, The Knocks Feel 'Sunshine'

    July 07, 2011 10:38 AM EDT Rapper and reality TV star Daniel "Diggy" Simmons emerges on Uncharted at No. 12, gaining the highest re-entry of the week. Son of hip hop legend "Rev Run" Simmons , the buzz surrounding Diggy's collaboration with pre-teen hip hop boy band Mindless Behavior helped him…

  16. Uncharted Territory: Dave Days Breaks Top 10, Colette Carr Returns

    June 10, 2011 9:59 AM EDT This week on Uncharted, German electro house artist Zedd debuts at No. 33, with a gain of 19,000 SoundCloud plays. His original mix of "Dovregubben," released digitally on May 31, is among the top 10 downloads at Beatport-a popular digital music store for DJs. Throughout the summer,…

  17. Uncharted Territory: Supersubmarina Returns, Maddi Jane "Rolls in the Deep"

    June 03, 2011 5:51 PM EDT Back in the top 10 on Uncharted, the Chucky-masked DJ BL3ND (No. 1) and YouTube cover star Tyler Ward hold their respective places (No. 5). In the meantime, Traphik (No. 3 up to No. 2), Laura Roppe (No. 4 down to No. 6), Your Favorite Enemies (No. 9 up to No. 7), Otenki (No. 6 down to No. 8),…

  18. Uncharted Territory: Pomplamoose Enters Top 10, Friendly Fires Debut

    May 19, 2011 4:42 PM EDT This week on Uncharted, while there has been little movement in the top slots on the chart ( Traphik and DJ BL3ND still dominating), indie duo Pomplamoose slingshots 30-5, breaking into the top 10 for the first time. Fans of Angry Birds - the popular mobile game - stumbled upon a pleasant…

  19. Uncharted Territory: Diyar Pala Holds Strong, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Debut

    May 06, 2011 11:28 AM EDT Traphik and DJ BL3ND keep making it look easy. With all the hype and online activity buzzing around their mixes and videos, the two Southern Californians reign supreme on Uncharted , BL3ND at No. 1 and Traphik close behind. The former reeled in a staggering 138,000 SoundCloud song plays this…

  20. Uncharted Territory: DJ BL3ND Still On Top, Childish Gambino and Zaz Debut

    May 01, 2011 9:42 PM EDT Another week, another Uncharted ranking. A decent handful of newbies and several surprise shuffles make this week's chart one worth discussing. It's no surprise that DJ BL3ND and Traphik continue their strangleholds on the top two positions; with BL3ND's 130,000 SoundCloud…

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