1. Hot Tours: Bon Jovi, Eagles, AC/DC

    July 08, 2010 11:34 AM EDT Bon Jovi tops the Hot Tours chart based on ticket sales revenue generated from 12 sold out concerts at London's O2 Arena during The Circle Tour's European leg in June. With show dates ranging from June 7-26, the combined gross for the dozen performances was £12.6 million ($18.1…

  2. Eminem Beats Miley On Euro Chart

    July 01, 2010 6:50 AM EDT Eminem 's "Recovery" outdoes his "Relapse" on Billboard's European Albums chart, debuting at No. 1 for the Interscope/Universal artist as K'naan 's "Wavin' Flag" (A&M/Universal) begins a second week atop European Hot 100 Singles.…

  3. Eminem's Strong Sales, Mark Mothersbaugh's Drug Tales

    June 30, 2010 5:59 PM EDT In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Eminem tops the Billboard 200, selling almost 750,000 copies of "Recovery," making this the biggest sales week for an album since AC/DC sold just under 800,000 copies of "Black Ice" in October 2008.…

  4. Eminem's Huge 'Recovery' Leads Big Week On Billboard 200

    June 30, 2010 11:00 AM EDT A s reported earlier today , Eminem's "Recovery" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with a massive 741,000 copies sold in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the biggest sales week for a single album since October 2008, when AC/DC's "Black…

  5. Eminem's 'Recovery' Explodes At No. 1 on Billboard 200 With 741,000

    June 30, 2010 12:42 AM EDT E minem 's "Recovery" will blast in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week with 741,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan -- the largest sales week for a single album since October 2008, when AC/DC 's "Black Ice" debuted with 784,000 in its first…

  6. Eminem's 'Recovery' On Pace For 700K First Week

    June 25, 2010 5:04 PM EDT Things just got better for Eminem. Industry sources predicted Wednesday that Em's new "Recovery" album, released on June 21, was on track to easily debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with perhaps 600,000 copies sold by week's end on Sunday, June 27. Sources now…

  7. Santana Recruits Nas, Daughtry, Weiland For Classic Rock Covers

    June 24, 2010 8:34 AM EDT C arlos Santana was initially intimidated by Sony Music Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis' pitch for his next album -- another "Supernatural"-style all-star collaboration, but this time on a collection of iconic rock songs by the likes of the Beatles , the Rolling Stones , Led…

  8. Katie Melua Returns To Euro Chart Summit

    June 24, 2010 7:51 AM EDT Katie Melua 's "The House" (Dramatico) moves back 2-1 to regain the top spot on European Albums in its fourth week. K'naan 's "Wavin' Flag" (A&M/Universal) starts a second week at No. 1 on Hot 100 Singles. "The House" debuted at the pan…

  9. Christina Aguilera Debuts Atop Euro Chart

    June 17, 2010 10:41 AM EDT There's a new look to both of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, as Christina Aguilera debuts at No. 1 on the European Albums listing with "Bionic" (RCA/Sony Music Entertainment) and soccer World Cup fever engulfs the singles market. K'naan 's "Wavin&…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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.…

  13. 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…

  14. 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 ,…

  15. 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 "…

  16. '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,"…

  17. '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…

  18. 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…

  19. 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&…

  20. 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…

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