1. Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj Top Dance/Club Play Songs: Chart Highlights

    January 28, 2013 3:19 PM EST Bieber scores his first leader on the list. Gary Allan, meanwhile, takes over top Country Airplay and Lady Antebellum soars onto the survey in with 'Downtown.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  2. Chart Highlights: Rolling Stones Debut On Dance/Club Play Songs

    January 07, 2013 6:15 PM EST When the group's frontman has the original moves like Jagger, it shouldn't be too surprising to find them on the tally. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed…

  3. Chart Highlights: Phillip Phillips Makes History On Adult Pop Songs

    December 17, 2012 5:30 PM EST The singer is the first 'American Idol' champion to send a debut single to No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs, where 'Home' hikes 2-1. Plus, new No. 1s from Ellie Goulding and Steven Curtis Chapman. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  4. Jenni Rivera Plane Crash: Celebrities React on Twitter

    December 09, 2012 7:15 PM EST When a small plane carrying Jenni Rivera went missing on Sunday (December 9), stars began to tweet their support and prayers for the Mexican-American singer. Now, as Mexican officials have confirmed that the remains of the airplane have been found and there was no evidence of survivors,…

  5. Marc Anthony Recording Salsa Album for 2013

    December 03, 2012 12:35 PM EST Producer Sergio George promises "a couple of surprises on this album" One of salsa music's most perfect combinations, Latin pop star Marc Anthony and producer Sergio George, are in the studio recording Anthony's next record. "We're doing a salsa album with brand…

  6. Jesse & Joy Are Big Winners at Latin Grammy Awards

    November 16, 2012 1:05 AM EST Mexican pop/rock duo Jesse & Joy ran away with the night as four-time winners of the Latin Grammy Awards, taking home trophies for best record, song and contemporary pop vocal album. "Thanks to the best fans in the world," said Jessie, who with his sister also won for best short…

  7. Latin Grammy Awards: Juan Luis Guerra, Arturo Sandoval, Don Omar Among Pre-Telecast Winners

    November 15, 2012 8:48 PM EST The 13th annual Latin Grammy pre-telecast opened with a soothing ballad by Peruvian singer Gian Marco Zignago and Cuban crooner Amaury Gutierrez in a early awards showcase that set the tone for some of the most celebrated music of the year. During the ceremony at the House of Blues at the…

  8. Chart Highlights: Christina Aguilera's 'Body' Dances Onto Pop Songs

    September 17, 2012 6:05 PM EDT Also: Hunter Hayes scores his first No. 1 on Country Songs and the Lumineers take over atop the Rock and Alternative Songs charts. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed…

  9. Frank Ocean Opens Up About Sexuality

    July 04, 2012 9:00 AM EDT Early this morning (July 4), Frank Ocean took to his Tumblr to post a personal statement in which he opens up about his sexuality. In the piece, which he intended to "fill the thank you's section" in the credits of his upcoming album, "Channel Orange," Ocean shares…

  10. Summer Albums 2012: 40 Hottest Releases

    June 07, 2012 2:20 PM EDT Chart Article Summer has been making its presence known this month, but most of the summer heat is still in front of us: from Justin Bieber's sophomore set to the Smashing Pumpkin's first studio album in five years to Kenny Chesney's 13th record, here are the full-lengths we&…

  11. Joe Arroyo, Colombian Salsa Great, Dead at 55

    July 26, 2011 2:10 PM EDT Joe Arroyo , the salsa star and composer whose piercing, high tenor and groundbreaking songs -- including "La Noche" -- made him a groundbreaking force in Colombian salsa, and one of its major ambassadors abroad, has died. He was 55 years old. Arroyo, real name Alvaro José Arroyo,…

  12. Céu Sings Praises Of Motherhood On 'Vagarosa'

    July 17, 2009 2:06 PM EDT If Céu had her way, everyone would be just a little bit lazier. The Brazilian singer/songwriter hails a life of leisure on her second studio album, "Vagarosa," released July 7 on Six Degrees Records. The album was inspired in part by her 10-month-old daughter, Rosa. "It's…

  13. Ceu, "Vagarosa"

    July 13, 2009 12:20 PM EDT The Brazilian singer/songwriter Céu debuted in 2007 with a self-titled album that drew critical favor and made her an immediate player in the Brazilian music scene. She returns with "Vagarosa," a collection of 13 tunes that will surely further her rise in the Brazilian pop world.…

  14. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Intonation Music Festival opens its gates at Chicago's Union Park and manages to achieve a goal for all first-year festivals: it sells out. Headliners included the Decemberists, Tortoise, L 2005 - The Intonation Music Festival opens its gates at Chicago's Union Park and…

  15. New York Dolls / April 17, 2008 / Buenos Aires (Teatro Roxy)

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With Spanish as broken as it was endearing, David Johansen came onstage in the first of the band’s two presentations in Argentina, intent on conquering the public that had been awaiting them for so "Hey Buenos Aires, aquí están sus primas: ¡The New York Dolls!".("Hey Buenos…

  16. Billboard Launches Billboard En Espaol

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a further extension of its coverage of Latin music and the Latin music market, Billboard has launched Billboard En Español, a Spanish-language Web site that will provide 24/7 authoritative coverag In a further extension of its coverage of Latin music and the Latin music market, Billboard…

  17. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Intonation Music Festival opens its gates at Chicago's Union Park and manages to achieve a goal for all first-year festivals: it sells out. Headliners included the Decemberists, Tortoise, L 2005 - The Intonation Music Festival opens its gates at Chicago's Union Park and…

  18. CéU

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's one thing for a brand new artist to break on the Billboard charts with their first album; it's quite another to do so with a (mostly) non-English language album that was strong enough for even o It's one thing for a brand new artist to break on the Billboard charts with…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>26-year-old Karen Manders dies from injuries sustained from a 30-foot fall from a barrier at an overcrowded free concert in Brighton, England, headlined by Fatboy Slim.<br clear="none"/> 2005 - The Intonation Music Festival opens its gates at Chicago&…

  20. Final Ali Farka Toure Album Due In July

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Savane," the final album acclaimed African musician Ali Farka Toure completed before his death in March, will be released July 25 via Nonesuch. "Savane," the final album acclaimed African musician Ali Farka Toure completed before his death in March, will be released July…

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