1. The Year in Chart Headlines, Part 2

    December 28, 2011 9:05 AM EST From the arrival of Lady Gaga 's "Born This Way" to the "Glee" cast's toppling of a King (of Rock & Roll) to Katy Perry matching an achievement by another King (of Pop), 2011 brought several notable chart records. The Year in Chart Headlines, Part 1 In part…

  2. Weekly Chart Notes: Seth MacFarlane, Gloria Estefan, the Bangles

    October 06, 2011 6:30 PM EDT HE'S ... A ... CHARTING ... GUY!: "Family Guy" and "American Dad" creator Seth MacFarlane make his Billboard chart debut under his own name, as "Music Is Better Than Words" debuts at No. 2 on Traditional Jazz Albums and Heatseekers Albums. The collection,…

  3. Ask Billboard: Chart Moves, Like 'Jagger'

    September 02, 2011 7:35 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. AS STUDENTS…

  4. Weekly Chart Notes: Mick Jagger, the Muppets, Adele

    September 01, 2011 8:35 PM EDT JAGGER-NAUT: Like a Rolling Stone, Maroon 5 's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera , ascends 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 . While the coronation causes celebration for the band and Aguilera, it likewise adds new levels of Billboard chart history to the discography…

  5. 'Idol,' 'SNL' Join 'Glee' with Emmy Nominatons

    July 08, 2010 3:04 PM EDT While Fox's " Glee" led the Emmy nominations for primetime series on Thursday morning with 19, music from "Lost" and "Saturday Night Live" also earned nods, while "American Idol" and "The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, undergoes transplant surgery at the Nebraska Health System hospital in Omah 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with…

  7. Robin Thicke: White Like Me

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's an unusually hot and humid summer night in Hollywood. A murmuring line of fans -- mostly women --snakes around the Sunset Boulevard perimeter of the House of Blues. They're waiting for one thing It's an unusually hot and humid summer night in Hollywood. A murmuring line of…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, undergoes transplant surgery at the Nebraska Health System hospital in Omah 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with…

  9. 'Wish Upon A Star' Publisher Sues 'Family Guy'

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A publishing company that owns the rights to "When You Wish Upon a Star" filed a federal lawsuit yesterday (Oct. 3) in New York against Fox and the producers and creator of "Family Guy" over an episod A publishing company that owns the rights to "When You Wish Upon a…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>For the first time since 1995, a Garth Brooks album fails to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Brooks' ambitious but puzzling attempt to reinvent himself as an Australian rock s 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>For the first time since 1995, a Garth Brooks album fails to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Brooks' ambitious but puzzling attempt to reinvent himself as an Australian rock s 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two…

  12. TOP COMEDY ALBUMS

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/comedy.jsp 1. "THE RIGHT TO BARE ARMS," LARRY THE CABLE GUY 2. "Family Guy: Live In Vegas," Family Guy With Walter Murphy And His Orchestra 3. "Harmful If Swallowed," Dane Cook 4. "The Best Of Jeff Foxworthy: Double Wide, Single Minded," Jeff…

  13. CHART BEAT

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to Bruce Springsteen, Walter Murphy, Jo Dee Messina and Mariah Carey. 'DEVILS' AND THE DETAILS: There was no reason to assume that the new Bruce Springsteen album was going to debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, and yet that's…

  14. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, undergoes transplant surgery at the Nebraska Health System hospital 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months…

  15. A Beautiful World

    May 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Robin Thicke, who records simply as Thicke, is the son of actor/songwriter Alan Thicke and actor/singer Gloria Loring. Robin Thicke, who records simply as Thicke, is the son of actor/songwriter Alan Thicke and actor/singer Gloria Loring. Until now, Thicke worked primarily behind the scenes,…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, undergoes transplant surgery at the Nebraska Health System hospital 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months…