1. Taylor Swift's 'Red,' 'Les Mis' Soundtrack Lead Billboard 200 Chart

    January 03, 2013 10:55 AM EST As forecasted last week, Taylor Swift 's "Red" album spends a seventh nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. In the sales week ending Dec. 30, 2012 -- the final frame of the year -- the Big Machine Records album sold 241,000 (down 12%) according to Nielsen…

  2. Daughtry Announces Dates for Spring Tour

    January 17, 2012 10:35 AM EST Daughtry announced the first leg of its "Break The Spell" tour, kicking off March 20 in Buffalo, New York. The 25-date AEG trek with planned stops throughout the east coast, Midwest and Canada, will bring the 'American Idol' season five finalist and his four-member group…

  3. Adele's '21' Hits 15th Week at No. 1

    January 11, 2012 11:00 AM EST Adele 's "21" album hangs in for a whopping 15th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 124,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan (down 14%). It's the only title to move over 100,000 this week, as the No. 2 set -- Drake 's "Take Care" --…

  4. Skrillex May Get First Top 10 Album Next Week

    January 06, 2012 7:39 PM EST Five-time Grammy Award nominee Skrillex may be on his way to his first top 10 album, as his latest release, "Bangarang," could charge into the Billboard 200 chart's top 10 next week. He just earned his best week ever on the Billboard 200 as the digital-exclusive set bowed at No…

  5. Can Anything Stop Adele's '21' Reign at No. 1?

    January 05, 2012 1:25 PM EST Expect a 15th No. 1 on the Billboard 200; Lone Top 40 Debut Could Be SafetySuit's 'These Times' With few new major album releases out this week -- as is customary at the beginning of the year -- Adele 's "21" will likely spend a 15th week at No. 1 on the…

  6. Safetysuit

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Safetysuit's vocalist and guitarist Douglas Brown laughs as he recounts how the band first came together: "We just started playing a couple of years ago for fun. Then we performed at a battle of the b Safetysuit's vocalist and guitarist Douglas Brown laughs as he recounts how…