1. Clean Bandit Steals No. 1 Slot in U.K. With Big-Selling 'Rather Be'

    January 27, 2014 6:26 AM EST   English electronic quartet Clean Bandit, featuring Jess Glynne, scored the highest sales total for a January No. 1 single for 18 years with “Rather Be” (Atlantic/Warner Music), when the new U.K. sales charts were unveiled yesterday (Jan. 26). Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon” (Polydor/Universal)…

  2. Uncharted Territory: Supersubmarina Returns, Maddi Jane "Rolls in the Deep"

    June 03, 2011 5:51 PM EDT Back in the top 10 on Uncharted, the Chucky-masked DJ BL3ND (No. 1) and YouTube cover star Tyler Ward hold their respective places (No. 5). In the meantime, Traphik (No. 3 up to No. 2), Laura Roppe (No. 4 down to No. 6), Your Favorite Enemies (No. 9 up to No. 7), Otenki (No. 6 down to No. 8),…

  3. April 10, 2009

    April 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Jazz singer Dakota Staton dies in New York at the age of 76. 2003 – Singer Little Eva dies of cancer at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston, N.C., at the age of 59. 1998 – Radio personality Eddie O’Jay dies at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, N.Y. following complications from two heart…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles, including "Outta Space" and "Nothing From Nothi 2006 - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with…

  5. Ask Billboard

    December 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Keith answers readers' questions on Xanadu, Grammys, best albums of 2007 and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . CAST AWAY Keith, I don't understand how the Original Broadway Cast Album of "…

  6. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles, including "Outta Space" and "Nothing From Nothi 2006 - Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with…

  7. Maroon 5, Rihanna Sit Pretty On U.K. Charts

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" (A&M/Polydor) started a second week in the runners-up spot on the new U.K. singles chart, there was major consolation for the Los Angeles band, who saw its second a As Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" (A&M/Polydor) started a…

  8. Kaiser Chiefs, Winehouse Lead U.K. Charts

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs scored their first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Feb. 25) as "Ruby" (B-Unique/Polydor) moved 2-1. Amy Winehouse returned to the top of the album chart 2-1 with "Back to Black" (Universal Kaiser Chiefs scored their first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Feb. 25) as…

  9. Mika Dominates U.K. Album, Singles Chart

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Lebanese-born singer/songwriter Mika's triumphant U.K. launch by Casablanca/Universal Island became complete yesterday (Feb. 11) as his debut album "Life in Cartoon Motion" debuted at No. 1 and the si Lebanese-born singer/songwriter Mika's triumphant U.K. launch by…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Pink Floyd releases its two-CD live album, "Pulse."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year battle with the disease. Crosby, who co-wrote many of…

  11. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year battle with the disease. Crosby, who co-wrote many of the pop-metal band's best-known songs, is 42. 2002 - Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year…

  12. Sugababes End Peas' U.K. Chart Reign

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop-soul trio Sugababes finally brought Black Eyed Peas' six-week run at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart to an end yesterday (Oct. 19). "Hole in the Head" (Universal Island), from Sugababes' new U.K. pop-soul trio Sugababes finally brought Black Eyed Peas' six…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year battle with the disease. Crosby, who co-wrote many of the pop-metal band's best-known songs, is 42. 2002 - Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year…

  14. MTV Europe Music Awards 2002 Nominations

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Europe Music Awards 2002 Nominations Here are the nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2002, to be presented Nov. 14 in Barcelona: Best group: Coldplay Linkin Park No Doubt Red Hot Chili Peppers U2 Best song: "Hero," Enrique Iglesias "Hot in Herre," Nelly "…