1. Weekly Chart Notes: Maroon 5, Gotye, Flo Rida

    April 27, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa connect to Hot 100 history through 'Payphone.' M aroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa teaming up on "Payphone" turned out to be a good call. As the pop/rock band and rapper roar onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 3, the song ties with two others for the highest…

  2. Chart Beat Thursday: Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, Marc Cohn

    July 29, 2010 4:55 PM EDT IS A 'TEENAGE' NUMBER: Katy Perry pounces onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 20 with "Teenage Dream," the follow-up to her six-week No. 1 "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg . After her first six chart entries debuted between Nos. 65 and 98, Perry has now…

  3. Eminem, Dizzee Rascal Mark Second Week Atop U.K. Charts

    June 01, 2009 10:01 AM EDT Rap rules in the U.K. charts again, after Sunday's new sales figures confirmed a second week at No. 1 for both the single "Bonkers" (Dirtee Stank) by Dizzee Rascal featuring Armand Van Helden and Enimem's "Relapse" album (Interscope/Universal). Eminem's…

  4. Eminem, Dizzee Rascal Top U.K. Charts

    May 26, 2009 8:32 AM EDT Rap artists celebrated a stellar sales week on Sunday's new U.K. sales charts, with Dizzee Rascal and Armand Van Helden's "Bonkers" (Dirtee Stank) new at the top of the singles survey, and Eminem's "Relapse" (Interscope/Universal) powering straight to No. 1…

  5. Green Day, Black Eyed Peas Top U.K. Charts

    May 18, 2009 8:18 AM EDT U.S. stars took over the U.K. sales charts yesterday (Sunday) as Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music) debuted at No. 1 on the album chart and Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" (Interscope/Universal) opened atop the singles survey. "21st…

  6. Beyonce, T.I. Nominated For BET Awards

    May 14, 2009 2:03 PM EDT BET announced Tuesday (May 12) the host, nominees, performers and honorees for the 2009 BET awards during the taping of the network's music video countdown show "106 & Park." Hosted by actor/singer Jamie Foxx, the event will be held in Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium…

  7. Eminem, Green Day Make Big Hot 100 Debuts

    April 23, 2009 11:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for a third week, while the tally's highest debut comes at No. 9 from Eminem with "We Made You." It's the best Hot 100 debut of his career and its fast start is owed…

  8. Lady GaGa Scores Hot 100 Milestone With 'Poker Face'

    April 02, 2009 10:15 AM EDT Lady GaGa unseats Flo Rida at the summit of the Billboard Hot 100 this week, becoming the first artist in nearly ten years to reach the top of the chart with her first two chart entries. The New York native, born Stefani Germanotta, previously led the list for three weeks with "Just…

  9. Flo Rida Is Doubly Sweet On The Hot 100

    March 26, 2009 12:57 PM EDT Flo Rida's appearances on the Hot 100 are doubly sweet this week, with "Right Round" maintaining at No. 1 and "Suga," featuring Wynter, scoring the chart's hot shot debut at No. 25. "Suga," which sold 78,000 digital tracks last week and quadrupled its…

  10. Chart Beat: "Slumdog Millionaire," Flex, Soulja Boy

    March 25, 2009 10:47 AM EDT Chart Beat now offers a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, when all of our online charts are refreshed with the latest data, Chart Beat appears as always in its full form, spotlighting achievements from among our entire menu of charts. BEST IN…

  11. Flo Rida Tops Hot 100, Carrie Underwood's 'Home' Debuts High

    March 19, 2009 8:31 AM EDT As Flo Rida, Lady GaGa and Kelly Clarkson continue their chart feats in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 this week, it’s Carrie Underwood who scores the top debut. Underwood’s “Home Sweet Home,” the new elimination theme song for “American Idol,” debuted at No. 21 on the Hot 100—propelled…

  12. Miley Cyrus' 'Climb' Debuts High On Hot 100

    March 12, 2009 10:04 AM EDT While Flo Rida's "Right Round" (featuring Ke$ha) retains the top slot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week in a row, Miley Cyrus is the big chart news this week, as her single "The Climb" crashes in at No. 6 in its debut week. The track, from the "Hannah…

  13. Soulja Boy Climbs Hot 100

    March 05, 2009 11:50 AM EST Soulja Boy logs another leap on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with “Kiss Me Thru The Phone,” which jumps from No. 9 to No. 4 and earns the week’s biggest airplay gainer title. “Kiss Me Thru the Phone” was last week’s greatest digital gainer, but this week that honor goes to “Jai Ho! (You…

  14. Flo Rida And T.I. Reign On Hot 100

    February 26, 2009 10:21 AM EST Flo Rida and T.I. maintain their No. 1 and No. 2 positions on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, but the biggest splash on the chart comes courtesy of Soulja Boy. New single "Kiss Me Thru the Phone" featuring Sammie leaps from No. 17 to No. 9 on the chart, marking his first top 10…

  15. Jazze Pha Busy With Cee-Lo, Yung Joc, Clothing Store

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST In addition to working with Cee-Lo, Yung Joc and UGK, producer Jazze Pha has partnered with Tamara Knechtel and longtime friend and business partner Ryan Glover to launch the clothing store Knitch. Producer Jazze Pha has partnered with Tamara Knechtel and longtime friend and business partner…

  16. Omarion Joins Ne-Yo, Mario On Scream 5 Tour

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer and former B2K frontman Omarion has been added to the lineup for the Scream 5 tour, joining fellow young vocalists Ne-Yo, Pretty Ricky and Mario as well as rapper Yung Joc. R&B singer and former B2K frontman Omarion has been added to the lineup for the Scream 5 tour,…

  17. Rod Rocks Back With Fourth No. 1 Album

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "Still the Same ... Great American Rock Classics of Our Time." The J Records effort sold 184,000 copies in the United State Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "…

  18. Sammie Inks With Austin's Rowdy Records

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST R&B singer Sammie, who first burst on the scene in 2000 as a pre-teen, is all grown up. R&B singer Sammie, who first burst on the scene in 2000 as a pre-teen, is all grown up. Now 17, he's set to resurface on producer Dallas Austin's Rowdy Records with his self-titled album,…

  19. Billboard Bits: Weezer, 'Forever In Our Hearts,' Sammie

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Weezer, 'Forever In Our Hearts,' Sammie More than 100 lucky Weezer fans will be on hand Monday (Feb. 28) in Los Angeles to appear as extras in the video for "Beverly Hills." As previously reported , the track is the first single from the group's as-yet…

  20. Capitol Counts On Javier

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Following Capitol Records' success with Chingy's "Right Thurr," the label is banking on another newcomer, Javier, to help it reclaim a sizable share of the black music market. Under the direction of Priority/Capitol VP/urban…

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