1. Cassadee Pope Enters Hot Country Songs, LeAnn Rimes Returns

    June 13, 2013 2:15 PM EDT The reigning victor of 'The Voice' blasts into the top 10 with her first country radio single, while LeAnn Rimes returns to the Top Country Albums chart's top 10 Third-season (2012) champ of NBC's "The Voice" Cassadee Pope returned to the show on June 4 to…

  2. Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' Hits No. 1 on Hot 100

    June 12, 2013 2:00 PM EDT The song, featuring T.I. and Pharrell, zips 6-1 to become Thicke's first Hot 100 No. 1. Plus, Ariana Grande returns to the top 10 at a new peak and Miley Cyrus debuts at No. 11 Robin Thicke scores his first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1, as "Blurred Lines," featuring T.I. and…

  3. Queens of the Stone Age Get First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    June 12, 2013 11:00 AM EDT 0 Meanwhile, Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" debuts at No. 3 on the Digital Songs chart As forecast last week, rock band Queens of the Stone Age earns its first No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The group's new album, ". . . Like Clockwork," opens atop the…

  4. Tornado Benefit Spikes Blake Shelton Sales

    June 06, 2013 5:01 PM EDT The singer's 'Based on a True Story…' returns to No. 1 on Top Country Albums after last week's charity concert. Plus, the reign of Florida Georgia Line's 'Cruise' continues and Tim McGraw ties a Country Airplay record Blake Shelton's May 29 "…

  5. Daft Punk Scores Second Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    June 05, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Alice in Chains, John Fogerty and Little Mix all make Top 5 debuts. Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a second week, as the set shifts another 93,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's down 73% in its…

  6. Vampire Weekend Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    May 22, 2013 11:00 AM EDT George Strait, Demi Lovato also notch Top 5 debuts on this week's chart. As forecast , Vampire Weekend notches its second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as "Modern Vampires of the City" debuts atop the list this week. The set sold 134,000 copies in its first week,…

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Mariah Carey Adds To Hot 100 Legacy

    May 16, 2013 6:35 PM EDT With the debut of "#Beautiful," Carey pads her historic Hot 100 discography. Plus, Michael Jackson's music is reaching new generations and Rod Stewart returns As "#Beautiful" bounds onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 24, Mariah Carey continues as one of the chart&…

  8. Kenny Chesney Logs Lucky Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    May 08, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Country king Kenny Chesney grabs his seventh No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as "Life on a Rock" debuts atop the list. The set sold 153,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. Among country acts with the most No. 1s on the Billboard 200, Chesney is…

  9. Paramore Earns First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    April 17, 2013 8:38 AM EDT Rock group starts in top spot while Brad Paisley, Eric Church, Tyga are among Top 10 debuts. Rock band Paramore nabs its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart this week, beating out Brad Paisley, who debuts at No. 2. The former's self-titled set starts with 106,000…

  10. Weekly Chart Notes: Nicki Minaj Matches Mariah Carey's Hot 100 Mark

    April 12, 2013 3:04 AM EDT With the debut of 'High School,' Minaj notches her 44th Hot 100 hit, equaling the output of fellow 'American Idol' judge – and rival? – Carey Perhaps another element to add to their reported rivalry as judges on "American Idol": Nicki Minaj has tied Mariah…

  11. Avril Lavigne: New Album Is 'All Over The Place'

    April 10, 2013 3:51 PM EDT Singer's fifth full-length will include pop-rock tunes, piano ballads and a Marilyn Manson collaboration. First, a clarification: when Avril Lavigne kicks off her new single "Here's To Never Growing Up" with the line "Singing Radiohead at the top of our lungs,"…

  12. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' Spends Second Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    April 03, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne, OneRepublic, Blake Shelton and more score Top 10 debuts. Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" easily spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, selling 318,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's more than 100,000 ahead…

  13. Justin Timberlake Starts Atop Billboard 200, Earns Third-Largest Digital Week Ever

    March 27, 2013 11:00 AM EDT While JT earns the top debut of 2013 so far, Kacey Musgraves debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. As reported yesterday (March 26), Justin Timberlake comes roaring in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 968,000 copies of "The 20/20 Experience," according to Nielsen SoundScan…

  14. Bon Jovi Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200, David Bowie at No. 2

    March 19, 2013 9:11 PM EDT Bowie's comeback album, 'The Next Day,' notches a career-high chart position. UPDATE: Bon Jovi's sales figure was updated on the morning of March 20 from 96,000 to 101,000 by SoundScan. Bon Jovi scores its fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as "…

  15. DJ Ajax Dies In Road Accident

    March 01, 2013 2:47 AM EST Celebrated Australian DJ and electronic producer Adrian Thomas, better known in clubland as DJ Ajax, has died in a road accident. He was 41. Thomas was crowned on numerous occasions as the top DJ in these parts, and played parties around the globe. He was also a founding member of the Bang…

  16. Mumford & Sons' 'Babel' No. 1 for Fifth Week on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 27, 2013 11:00 AM EST Alabama Shakes, Rihanna jump back into Top 10 during slow sales week While there was a lot of excitement on last week's Billboard 200 chart thanks to impact from the Grammy Awards, things get back to a (dreary) normal on this week's tally. Mumford & Sons' "Babel…

  17. Grammy Awards Push Gains for 18 of Top 40 Albums on Billboard 200

    February 20, 2013 1:30 PM EST This week on the Billboard 200, the Grammy Awards trigger gains for 18 of the top 40 albums -- including seven in the top 10. In total, nine charting albums see gains of 100% or more as a result of performances during the ceremony, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Miguel Stars in Our Special…

  18. Mumford & Sons Make Grammy-Fueled Return to No. 1 on Billboard 200

    February 20, 2013 11:00 AM EST Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, The Lumineers also receive Grammy bumps in the Top 10. As forecasted a week ago, Mumford & Sons' "Babel" jumps back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in the wake of its Grammy Award win for album of the year on Feb. 10. The set -- which rises…

  19. Grammy Awards Send Mumford, Rihanna Surging on Billboard Charts

    February 13, 2013 1:25 PM EST Though Nielsen SoundScan's latest sales tracking week ended at the close of business on Sunday night, Feb. 10 -- the same day as the Grammy Awards -- the Billboard charts still feel the force of music's biggest night. While we will see the full impact of the show next week (after…

  20. Josh Groban Earns Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 13, 2013 9:37 AM EST Tim McGraw, Red and Coheed & Cambria also earn Top 10 debuts Josh Groban's "All That Echoes" arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, selling 145,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the singer's third No. 1 album, following 2003's …

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