1. Weekly Chart Notes: Rihanna Mines A Gem Of A Hit With 'Diamonds'

    November 24, 2012 11:05 AM EST RiRi registers the latest rock-era-appropriate chart-topping title. Rihanna is giving new meaning to the term "rock era." As "Diamonds" reaches the top of the Billboard Hot 100 , the song joins the list of geologically-inclined No. 1s in the chart's 54-year history. …

  2. Michael Jackson Returns To Radio

    October 13, 2009 11:37 AM EDT Just as radio stations flooded their airwaves with Michael Jackson 's music following his death June 25, signals across multiple formats are wasting no time playing his newly-released track, "This Is It." Made available to radio as of midnight yesterday (Oct. 12) , the song has…

  3. 'New' Michael Jackson Single Written In 1983

    October 13, 2009 7:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson didn't do it his way after all. Hours after the pop singer's first posthumous single "This Is It" was released amid great hype on Monday , it emerged that the tune had been recorded 18 years ago by an obscure Puerto Rican singer. Above: Michael Jackson'…

  4. B.B. King Receives Medal Of Freedom In D.C.

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Legendary blues musician B.B. King, former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky and historian David McCullough were among those awarded the nation's highest civilian award, the Medal of Freedom, today (De Legendary blues musician B.B. King, former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky and…