1. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 25-1

    January 27, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  2. Jeff Golub, Jazz Guitarist and Rod Stewart Sideman, Dead at 59

    January 02, 2015 7:27 PM EST Contemporary jazz, blues and rock guitarist Jeff Golub , who played alongside Rod Stewart and Billy Squier , died on Thursday, according to JazzTimes . He was 59.  Though the precise cause of death has not been confirmed, Golub had been battling a rare brain disease called Progressive…

  3. MLB Playoffs: All the Intro Songs Revealed

    October 15, 2014 4:15 PM EDT What are players rocking when they step to the plate? There’s a lot more than organ music at baseball games these days. Unless we’re talking Chicago’s Wrigley Field (the only stadium that sticks to the classic organ sounds), every MLB player has the opportunity to step to the plate with his…

  4. Ask Billboard: Hits That Have Out-Charted The Songs They Sample

    April 15, 2014 11:05 AM EDT Your knowledgeable responses about hit songs with samples, from Eminem to the 'Macarena.' Plus, John Legend has added class to the Hot 100 As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first…

  5. Ask Billboard: What Hits Have Out-Charted The Songs They Sample?

    April 04, 2014 8:05 PM EDT As Aloe Blacc's 'The Man' equals the Hot 100 peak of the song it interpolates, Elton John's 'Your Song,' what other songs with samples or borrowed lyrics have fared as well as - better - than the originals? As always, submit your questions about Billboard…

  6. Eminem, 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2': Track-By-Track Review

    November 04, 2013 12:15 PM EST Eminem’s demons are as present on “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” as they were on its 2000 predecessor -- except 13 years later, they have mutated from being his prey to now being his muse. Familiar affairs  — revenge, resentment and heartbreak — re-emerge as heavy-breathing voices which…

  7. Eminem's 30 Biggest Songs

    October 17, 2013 2:16 PM EDT Eminem's birthday is today (Oct. 17), and to celebrate the midwestern rapper who rose to the national stage a decade and a half ago, we're taking a look at Em's 30 biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100. He may go by a handful of names -- Eminem, Marshall Mathers, Slim Shady …

  8. Ask Billboard: Will Miley Cyrus Score Her First Hot 100 No. 1?

    September 17, 2013 11:05 AM EDT In our latest mailbag, a look at acts who've notched multiple No. 2 hits, but no No. 1s, on various charts. Plus, some of the Hot 100's top current hits recall the past, while tomorrow marks a notable anniversary As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well…

  9. Eminem Debuts Official 'Berzerk' Video: Watch

    September 09, 2013 12:49 PM EDT Cameos by Kid Rock, Rick Rubin, Kendrick Lamar, Slaughterhouse and The Alchemist. Eminem "takes it back to that vintage Em" in the video for "Berzerk." In the video, as like the Rick-Rubin-produced song itself, Eminem pays homage to old school rap. Em', in an array…

  10. Eminem Goes Old School in 'Berzerk' Teaser

    September 07, 2013 10:30 PM EDT Eminem premiered a teaser clip of his new video for "Berzerk," the Detroit rapper's first single in two-and-a-half years, on the ESPN broadcast of the Michigan-Notre Dame college football game Saturday night (Sept. 7). Appearing during halftime of the game on the ESPN…

  11. Eminem Goes 'Berzerk' For New Single: Listen

    August 26, 2013 11:26 PM EDT Just a day after dropping details of his upcoming album, Eminem has fired-off the new single "Berzerk." Eminem teams with revered producer Rick Rubin to deliver a punchy, guitar-and-beats driven song which channels Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ “I Love Rock ‘n Roll” and …

  12. Ask Billboard: What Is Going On With Madonna?

    April 15, 2012 6:05 AM EDT Some fans aren't quite pleased with the Queen of Pop's new material. Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name,…

  13. Puddle of Mudd Reworks Rolling Stones, Neil Young Hits for Covers Album

    May 24, 2011 4:20 PM EDT An abandoned attempt to make a followup to 2009's "Volume 4: Songs in the Key of Love & Hate" led Puddle of Mudd to opt instead for a covers set, "re:(disc)overed," which is due out Aug. 2. "Since we started we've been non-stop -- make a record, go on…

  14. Ask Billboard: Home Charts Edition

    May 06, 2011 6:55 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. ASK BILLBOARD:…

  15. Ringo Starr, "Y Not"

    January 19, 2010 3:20 PM EST Ringo Starr has always done best with a little help from his friends, be it with the Beatles in the '60s or the company of high-profile contributions to his solo albums. The big guns are firing again on his newest release, "Y Not," and to good effect. Joe Walsh , Dave Stewart ,…

  16. Ringo Starr Says 'Y Not' For New Album, Tour

    January 11, 2010 5:00 AM EST R ingo Starr says that "a lot of luck went into" his new album, "Y Not," particularly in assembling the all-star cast that co-wrote songs with him and play on the album. "People just came out and supported me 'cause I was doing it," Starr tells Billboard.com…

  17. Orba Squara Song Debut And 'Flying' Q&A

    September 28, 2009 1:54 PM EDT Orba Squara , otherwise known as New York-based artist Mitch Davis, hit on some career "Perfect Timing" when his track of that name, from his 2007 debut "sunshyness," was featured in the first international TV campaign for the iPhone . Now, as he prepares to release "…

  18. May 12, 2009

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami International Airport claim to find 11 suspected marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container. 2001 – Singer Perry Como dies in his sleep at his home in Jupiter Inlet Colony, Fla., at the age of 88. 1973 – No. 1…

  19. Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band / June 16, 2006 / Independence Township, Michigan (DTE Energy Music Theatre)

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ringo Starr likes to call his All-Starr Band outings "the 1-800 tour" -- aka, Dial-a Hit. And there are hits aplenty in Starr's latest ensemble of All-Starrs. Indeed, the third show of the troupe's ne Ringo Starr likes to call his All-Starr Band outings "the 1-800…

  20. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). "Today," NBC Featured artist(s):…

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