1. Ask Billboard: Covering Cover Songs

    August 13, 2010 1:05 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. COMPLETE COVERAGE…

  2. Backwards Bullets: This Week In Charts 1991

    May 11, 2010 11:55 AM EDT ROX-Y MUSIC: On the Billboard Hot 100 dated May 11, 1991, Roxette earned its fourth No. 1, as "Joyride" motored 2-1. The Swedish pop duo had previously led with "The Look" and "Listen to Your Heart" in 1989 and "It Must Have Been Love" in 1990. While…

  3. AC/DC's 'Iron Man 2' Powers To U.K. No. 1

    April 26, 2010 7:33 AM EDT AC/DC 's soundtrack to "Iron Man 2" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) gave the veteran rockers their third U.K. No. 1 album. Another Sony artist, RCA newcomer Diana Vickers, scored a chart-topping single at the first time of asking with "Once." AC/DC previously…

  4. March 25, 2009

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Elton John sets the record for the most performances at New York’s Madison Square Garden when he performs there for the 60th time – on his 60th birthday. 2006 – Singer and guitarist Buck Owens of the Buckaroos dies in his sleep of an apparent heart attack in Bakersfield, Calif. He is…

  5. Chart Beat Chat: Diana Ross and The Supremes, Meryl Streep and "Mamma Mia!," Cathy Dennis

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Diana Ross and The Supremes, Meryl Streep and "Mamma Mia!," Cathy Dennis and more! THE WHITE STRIPES Dear Fred, I've been a faithful reader of your columns since 1996, even though I've never written you a letter. Not that I didn't want to…

  6. My Name Is Jonas

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Jonas Brothers, Sugarland, Cathy Dennis and more! Fred discusses Jonas Brothers, Sugarland, Cathy Dennis and more! News Cathy Dennis …

  7. Chart Beat: Jonas Brothers, Sugarland, Cathy Dennis

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Jonas Brothers, Sugarland, Cathy Dennis and more! 'BURNIN'' LOVE: As hot as the Jonas Brothers have been, the trio has never had a top 10 single on The Billboard Hot 100 until this week. "Burnin' Up" (Hollywood) is a freshman at No. 5, making it…

  8. Ask Billboard

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about the 'Grease' Soundtrack, Whitney Houston and Crossfade. 'GREASE' IS THE WORD Keith, As the manager of Billboard's Pop Catalog and Soundtracks charts, you must certainly be aware of how well the "Grease" soundtrack…

  9. Ask Billboard

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Whitney Houston, Fiona Apple and Christina Milian. FIRST THINGS FIRST Hi Keith, I have been a fan of Whitney Houston's voice for years now. Despite her recent return to a rehabilitation center, does she still have any plans for…

  10. ASK BILLBOARD

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Your Questions About Cathy Dennis, Mighty Joe Young & More /bb/ask/index.jsp News Cathy Dennis …

  11. Ask Billboard

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Cathy Dennis, Mighty Joe Young and RIAA Certifications. REDISCOVERING DENNIS Dear Keith, I have been noticing lately, especially in the United Kingdom, that Cathy Dennis has had a hand in writing many of my favorite pop songs of the past…

  12. Jerkins Is Back, Busier Than Ever

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After a little time away, producer Rodney Jerkins is back on the Billboard charts. With his Darkchild crew, he has a hand in current hits by Destiny's Child and Kierra "KiKi" Sheard. He's also working After a little time away, producer Rodney Jerkins is back on the…

  13. Measure of a Man

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Clay Aiken's "Measure of a Man" is the best pop album of 2003. Every song, every note is brimming with ambition and glory. Clay Aiken's "Measure of a Man" is the best pop album of 2003. Every song, every note is brimming with ambition and glory. Thanks to the…

  14. Kylie Shows Off Her 'Body Language'

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue has finalized the track list for her new album, "Body Language." As previously reported, the set is due Nov. 17 internationally via Parlophone and Feb. 10 in North America via Capitol. Kylie Minogue has finalized the track list for her new album, "Body Language.…

  15. Kylie Taking It 'Slow' On New Album

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue will unveil her next studio album Nov. 17 internationally via Parlophone and Feb. 10 in North America via Capitol. The as-yet-untitled set's first single, "Slow," will be released commer Kylie Minogue will unveil her next studio album Nov. 17 internationally via…

  16. Coldplay Takes Top Honor At Ivor Novello Awards

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The members of Coldplay were named songwriters of the year at the 48th annual Ivor Novello Awards yesterday (May 22) in London, presented by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters and sponso The members of Coldplay were named songwriters of the year at the 48th annual Ivor Novello…

  17. Come Into My World

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The third U.S. single from Kylie Minogue's platinum Fever maintains the superstar singer's knack for matching intoxicating beats with indelibly catchy melodies and making hit records sound like the ea The third U.S. single from Kylie Minogue's platinum Fever maintains the…

  18. Minogue Track Tops Ivor Novello Awards

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at the 47th Ivor Novello Awards, Britain's premier songwriting honors, in a ceremony yesterday (May 23) at Le Meridi Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at…

  19. Sugababes' 'Freak' Tops U.K. Chart

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. female pop/R&B trio Sugababes completed their successful renaissance yesterday (April 29) when their first single for Universal-Island, "Freak Like Me," went straight to No. 1 on the U.K. sin U.K. female pop/R&B trio Sugababes completed their successful renaissance…

  20. S Club 7, Robbie Are U.K.'s Favorites

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pop septet S Club 7's fourth career No. 1 single and Robbie Williams' fourth consecutive No. 1 album were the highlights of the new U.K. sales charts, released yesterday (Nov. 25). The Polydor seven-p Pop septet S Club 7's fourth career No. 1 single and Robbie Williams'…