1. Chart Highlights: Justin Timberlake Passes Bruno Mars For Most Pop Songs No. 1s Among Solo Males

    May 26, 2014 4:35 PM EDT Timberlake tallies his seventh leader - and debuts with Michael Jackson on 'Love Never Felt So Good.' Plus, new No. 1s for Enrique Iglesias, Pop Evil and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  2. Augustana, 'Youth Is Wasted on the Young': Exclusive Song Premiere

    April 08, 2014 12:00 PM EDT The new track comes from upcoming album "Life Imitating Life," due April 22 The last few years were a trying time for Augustana, but after major lineup and label changes, a new album is coming April 22. Billboard presents an exclusive premiere of one of the new tracks, a catchy,…

  3. Weekly Chart Notes: Madonna's 57th Top 10 Dance Club Hit, 'Payphone' Gets Hung Up in Top Three

    August 10, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Madonna extends her lead as the act with the most top 10s on the Dance Club/Play Songs chart as "Turn Up the Radio" zooms 19-8 in its third chart week -- marking the diva's 57th top 10. It's her 28th top 10 in a row -- a streak that began with 1999's "Beautiful…

  4. Fleetwood Mac Returning for 2012 Tour

    September 13, 2011 1:30 PM EDT Fleetwood Mac will definitely be touring in 2012. Just don't ask anybody for any firm details yet. "We're so disorganized as a band, I don't know what to tell you," drummer and co-founder Mick Fleetwood tells Billboard.com with a laugh. "All we know is we're…

  5. L.A. Reid to Run Restructured Epic Records

    June 15, 2011 8:36 PM EDT In what is perhaps the music industry's worst kept secret, THR has learned definitively that "X Factor" judge and former Island Def Jam chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid is headed to Sony Music. He will take on the chairman title at the soon-to-be restructured Epic Label…

  6. Mac Attack: Five Fleetwood Mac Solo Hits

    May 10, 2011 11:05 AM EDT Billboard charts this week are set to incur a Mac attack. Fleetwood Mac 's "Rumours" is primed to re-enter the Billboard 200 , possibly within the top 30, while the band's Stevie Nicks could crash the top 10 with "In Your Dreams," her first studio album since…

  7. Augustana 'Dreams' Up Fleetwood Mac

    May 09, 2011 10:00 AM EDT "It can be tough to match up to Stevie [Nicks] , but we found a key that makes sense and can be versatile for a man's voice," Augustana singer Dan Layus says of tackling Fleetwood Mac 's biggest hit ever, "Dreams," for this week's Mondays. Rather than trying…

  8. Augustana Owns Its Sound on Self-Titled Third Album

    April 08, 2011 2:05 PM EDT Dan Layus of Augustana isn't sure which metaphor best suits his band's new self-titled album: On one hand it strikes him as "the final word at the end of a very long paragraph"; on the other, it resembles "the beginning of a brand-new chapter." Either way, the 10…

  9. Greyson Chance Premieres New Video, Announces Tour Dates

    December 14, 2010 4:00 PM EST Twelve-year-old viral video star Greyson Chance takes his piano on a journey in the music video for first single "Waiting Outside the Lines," which premiered today (Dec. 14) on "Ellen." In the clip, Chance plays the track on highways, rooftops and crowded streets before…

  10. Chart Beat Thursday: Loretta Lynn, Madonna, Peter Wolf

    April 15, 2010 4:15 PM EDT MINING ANOTHER HIT: George Strait isn't the only country legend making chart headlines this week. While the King of Country notches a top 10 on Country Songs in a record 30th consecutive year , as "I Gotta Get to You" zips 12-9, Loretta Lynn adds to her legacy with a debut on…

  11. Chart Beat Thursday: Ke$ha, Elvis Presley, Rihanna

    January 14, 2010 12:35 PM EST 'ANIMAL' KINGDOM: And Ke$ha thought she had reason to party before. As previously reported , the 22-year-old leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week with her debut smash "TiK ToK," while her introductory album, "Animal," roars onto the Billboard 200 at No.…

  12. Counting Crows Video Q&A

    September 15, 2009 6:30 PM EDT The Counting Crows want everyone to know that critics who have dubbed the band "uncool" are just plain wrong -- and they have the hip-hop collaborations and impact on younger artists to prove it. "We got to be uncool because someone said we were," frontman Adam Duritz…

  13. Counting Crows Taking 'Circus' On Tour

    June 23, 2009 8:36 AM EDT Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue and Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs and Englishmen tours provided the models for the Saturday Night Rebel Rockers Traveling Circus and Medicine Show that Counting Crows will stage this summer with Michael Franti & Spearhead and Augustana. "I wanted…

  14. Maroon 5 Expands New Album With DVD, B-Sides

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Maroon 5's 2007 album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long," will be reissued in expanded form July 8 via A&M/Octone. The package will include a bonus DVD with four music videos and a full concert shot l Maroon 5's 2007 album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long,"…

  15. Leona Lewis Holds Onto Hot 100 No. 1

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" keeps the lead on The Billboard Hot 100 as the track holds tight at No. 1 for a fourth non-consecutive week. Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" keeps the lead on the Billboard Hot 100 as the track holds tight at No. 1 for a fourth non…

  16. Madonna Leads Busy Billboard 200 With 7th No. 1

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's a busy week at the top of the The Billboard 200, with Madonna's "Hard Candy" leading the action at No. 1. It is the artist's seventh chart-topper, the second-most among all female artists -- only It's a busy week at the top of the The Billboard 200 , with…

  17. First Day Sales Put Madonna On Track For 7th No. 1

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madonna is on track to net her seventh No. 1 album on next week's Billboard 200 with "Hard Candy," based on first-day sales measured by the Nielsen SoundScan Building Chart released Wednesday afternoo Madonna is on track to net her seventh No. 1 album on next week's…

  18. Augustana, "Can't Love, Can't Hurt"

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Inspired by the success of "Boston," a heartfelt, widescreen ballad that has sold more than 1 million digital tracks, rock quintet Augustana emphasizes piano and keyboards on this sophomore collection Inspired by the success of "Boston," a heartfelt, widescreen ballad that…

  19. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madonna gets her groove on with Timbaland and Justin Timberlake, Portishead breaks a decade-plus hiatus, the Roots serve up hip-hop with a hard-hitting punch and Santogold and Robyn put a new spin on Teen rapper Lil Mama's Jive debut, "VYP: Voice of the Young People." Rock…

  20. Hold Steady, Spektor Tapped For Tribeca Film Fest

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Hold Steady, Regina Spektor, Nick Lowe and Ingrid Michaelson are among the artists set to perform during the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, Billboard.com can reveal. The Hold Steady, Regina Spektor, Nick Lowe and Ingrid Michaelson are among the artists set to perform during the 2008 Tribeca…

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