1. Vince Neil Covers Elton, Presley, Cheap Trick On 'Tattoos & Tequila'

    June 15, 2010 5:25 PM EDT Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil takes a look back on his third solo studio album -- and first in 15 years -- with the covers-heavy "Tattoos & Tequila," due out June 22. Ten of the set's 12 songs are Neil's personal favorites, including his take on hits such as Elton…

  2. Hot Tours: Depeche Mode, Metallica, 'Glee'

    June 10, 2010 3:06 PM EDT Depeche Mode tops the Hot Tours chart this week with over $18 million in ticket sales reported from its Tour of the Universe that wrapped at the end of February. The box office totals come from 15 European cities that hosted the band during the last four months of its tour. Barcelona's…

  3. Jack Johnson, Eurovision Winner Top Euro Charts

    June 10, 2010 7:45 AM EDT Jack Johnson scores his second consecutive No. 1 on Billboard's European Albums chart with "To The Sea" (Brushfire/Universal Island). Lena Meyer-Landrut's Eurovision Song Contest winner "Satellite" (USFO/Universal) is the new leader on European Hot 100 Singles.…

  4. Jack Johnson Scores Third U.K. No. 1

    June 07, 2010 7:52 AM EDT Jack Johnson 's third No. 1 album and David Guetta 's third chart-topping single, "Gettin' Over You," were the highlights of the Official Charts Company's new U.K. sales data. Johnson's "To The Sea" (Brushfire/Universal Island) made a bestselling…

  5. POTW: Paul McCartney, Nick Jonas, Miley Cyrus, Ciara

    June 04, 2010 3:23 PM EDT President Obama awarded Sir Paul McCartney , Nick Jonas rocked out on his guitar, Taylor Swift got hoarded by eager fans and Miley Cyrus , Ciara , Courtney Love , Kylie Minogue and Ke$ha looked pretty in black. Elsewhere, Justin Bieber carried a life-sized Stanley cup trophy and Gucci Mane ,…

  6. AC/DC Holds Off Stones On Euro Chart

    May 28, 2010 7:32 AM EDT AC/DC 's "Iron Man 2" soundtrack (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) withstands the challenge of the Rolling Stones to start a fifth week atop Billboard's European Albums chart. Stromae moves into a ninth non-consecutive week at No. 1 on European Hot 100 Singles with "…

  7. 'Glee' Stops the Show at No. 1, Stones Come in Second On Billboard 200

    May 26, 2010 1:58 PM EDT The "Glee - The Music Volume 3: Showstoppers" soundtrack arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart as expected, starting with 136,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. The cast of "Glee" claimed its first No. 1 recently with "The Power of Madonna,"…

  8. 'Exile On Main St' Back At U.K. No. 1

    May 24, 2010 7:46 AM EDT For the first time in 16 years, the Rolling Stones top the U.K. album chart, after their reissued 1972 album "Exile On Main St" (Polydor/Universal) hit No. 1. U.S. hip-hop artist B.O.B. debuted at the singles summit with "Nothing On You" (Rebel Rock/Grand/HustleAtlantic…

  9. AC/DC Extends Run Atop Euro Albums Chart

    May 20, 2010 9:57 AM EDT The front-runners on Billboard's pan-European sales charts both extend their stays at No. 1, AC/DC 's "Iron Man 2" soundtrack (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) for a fourth week on European Albums and Stromae for an eighth non-consecutive week atop European Hot 100…

  10. Bieber's Back at No. 1 On Billboard 200

    May 19, 2010 11:12 AM EDT J ustin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a fourth non-consecutive week at the top. But he does so with just a little over 60,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan, marking the second-lowest week at No. 1 since SoundScan&…

  11. Keane Arrives At U.K. Chart Summit

    May 17, 2010 8:17 AM EDT British melodic rock band Keane achieved their fourth consecutive U.K. No. 1 album with "Night Train" (Universal Island) as the Official Charts Company confirmed the new sales charts on Sunday night (May 16). Roll Deep 's "Good Time" (Relentless/Virgin/EMI) moved into…

  12. AC/DC Tops Euro Chart For Third Week

    May 14, 2010 5:58 AM EDT AC/DC holds off new entries to the European Albums top ten by Diana Vickers, Mark Medlock and the Deftones to start a third week at No. 1 with the "Iron Man 2" soundtrack (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment). Stromae's "Alors On Danse" (Mosaert/Vertigo) begins a…

  13. Godsmack Grabs Third No. 1 Album; Eminem Wows Digitally

    May 12, 2010 11:00 AM EDT While Godsmack notches its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, Eminem snares the best sales week for a digital download song this year. Over on the Digital Songs chart, Eminem's new single "Not Afraid" debuts at No. 1 with 379,000 downloads according to Nielsen SoundScan --…

  14. Maroon 5 Details Summer Tour, Album Plans

    May 10, 2010 10:00 AM EDT M aroon 5 has set a Sept. 21 release for its third album, "Hands All Over," and will preview some of the new tracks during a month-long summer tour that kicks off July 30 in Saratoga, N.Y. Frontman Adam Levine tells Billboard.com that "Hands All Over" "kind of…

  15. Roll Deep, Diana Vickers Top U.K. Charts

    May 10, 2010 7:00 AM EDT RCA/Sony Music Entertainment's British teenage pop breakthrough act Diana Vickers followed her No. 1 debut on the singles chart of two weeks ago, "Once," with a bestselling start for her first album. "Songs from the Tainted Cherry Tree" debuted at No. 1 on the…

  16. André Rieu: The Billboard Q&A

    May 07, 2010 12:40 PM EDT The executives at André Rieu Productions are fond of calling their multimillion-selling boss "the most popular unknown artist in the world." They had better start thinking of a new sobriquet. That in-house nickname may have once accurately described Rieu, the Dutch master of the…

  17. AC/DC Bites Bullet On Euro Chart

    May 06, 2010 12:09 PM EDT AC/DC 's "Iron Man 2" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) starts a second week atop Billboard's European Albums chart, as "Alors On Danse" (Mosaert/Vertigo) by Belgian singer-songwriter Stromae moves into a sixth non-consecutive week at No. 1 on European Hot 100…

  18. B.o.B Bounds In At No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    May 05, 2010 11:29 AM EDT -year old rapper B.o.B bounces in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week with his debut set, "The Adventures of Bobby Ray," selling 84,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. It marks the first time a solo male artist has earned a No. 1 album on…

  19. UK Grime Group Roll Deep Scores U.K. No. 1

    May 03, 2010 1:51 PM EDT There was a double triumph for east London artists on the Official Charts Company's new U.K. sales charts, published Sunday (May 2). Grime collective Roll Deep debuted atop the singles survey with "Good Time" (Relentless/Virgin/EMI), featuring Jodie Connor, while rapper/singer…

  20. Ask Billboard: 'Glee'-ful About Madonna

    April 30, 2010 6:55 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. WHAT'S THAT GIRL'S SALES? Hi Gary, With " Glee : the Music,…

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