1. Adele, Chris Stapleton Nos. 1 & 2 on Artist 100

    November 11, 2015 5:25 PM EST Adele says "Hello" to a second week at the summit, while Stapleton's CMA Awards wins fuel his runner-up re-entry. Adele is the top musical act in the U.S. for a second week, staying atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Nov. 21) thanks to new single "Hello,"…

  2. Bryan Adams, Bobby Brown & Celine Dion: Who Was on Billboard's First Pop Songs Chart in 1992?

    October 03, 2015 11:05 AM EDT Sporting a potpourri of pop, R&B and big-hair rock ballads, the airplay list launched on this date in 1992. Happy birthday, Billboard 's Pop Songs chart! In the Oct. 3, 1992 issue of Billboard magazine, the survey started (thanks to the then-new advent of Nielsen Music…

  3. Ask Billboard: Jonas Brothers Want to Know Their Album & Song Sales

    February 17, 2015 11:05 AM EST and they're not shy about asking. Plus, thoughts about Ed Sheeran and more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, 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…

  4. The Darkness' Hawkins on Reunion: 'We Understand Each Other Now'

    December 20, 2011 3:20 PM EST The Darkness is well into its third album, although plans for its eventual release are "pretty vague" according to guitarist Dan Hawkins. Still, the British rockers have "nine of the required songs done, all finished, all sounding shining and good," frontman Justin Hawkins…

  5. 1000 No. 1s: Watch Def Leppard Chat About Topping The Hot 100

    December 05, 2011 3:40 PM EST chartArticle_ignore 1000 No. 1s Video Series Day 5: Def Leppard Talks About Topping the Hot 100 2011 was the year that Billboard celebrated the 1000th No. 1 song on the Hot 100. As we look back on this year in music, we're celebrating that milestone with a month-long series of videos ---…

  6. Bret Michaels Wants Stevie Nicks for Next Album

    August 29, 2011 5:00 PM EDT If Poison frontman Bret Michaels has his way, his next solo album, "Get Your Rock On," will be a guest-studded affair that will feature Def Leppard's Joe Elliott and Phil Collen, Stevie Nicks, possibly members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and younger groups such as Pop Evil and My Darkest…

  7. Chart Beat: Michael Jackson, The Black Eyed Peas, Jay-Z

    July 02, 2009 5:15 PM EDT FIT FOR A KING: Just as he did in his life, Michael Jackson continues to break Billboard chart records. Following his passing June 25, Jackson's music floods Billboard's Top Pop Catalog, Top Comprehensive Albums and Hot Digital Songs charts. The King of Pop commands the entire the…

  8. Def Leppard Rocking With Reissues, Tour, CMT Awards

    May 04, 2009 12:07 PM EDT Def Leppard, the pop metal band that debuted in 1980 and which has sold more than 65 million albums worldwide, is set to release deluxe editions of two of its classic records - 1983's "Pyromania" and 1992's "Adrenalize" - on June 23. Both double-disc sets will…

  9. Ask Billboard: Remakes and One-Hit Wonders

    April 03, 2009 11:25 AM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. JUST DUET Hi Gary! It doesn't happen a whole lot where initially a song…

  10. Ask Billboard

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Tori Amos, Def Leppard and Britney Spears. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . HOW SPECIAL ARE THEY? Keith, My question concerns special editions of albums. How big of a…

  11. Ask Billboard

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Tori Amos, Def Leppard and Britney Spears. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . HOW MANY DOLLS ARE IN A POSSE Dear Keith, My question is about Tori Amos' album sales…

  12. BBMA Rehearsals: Mary J. Belts It Out, Janet Jams

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige and Janet Jackson got rehearsals for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards off to a rousing start Saturday (Dec. 2) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Blige nailed her vocals for a me Mary J. Blige and Janet Jackson got rehearsals for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards off to a…

  13. 22OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 29 - June 4, 2006. 22OnTV 20060530_col_ontv Music-related TV listings for May 29-June 4, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 29 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): Snow Patrol (also scheduled: Paul Newman, Owen Wilson). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): James Blunt.…

  14. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John Legend, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight,…

  15. VH1 Rock Honors To Salute Kiss, Queen

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kiss, Queen, Def Leppard and Judas Priest will be saluted at the first VH1 "Rock Honors," which will be taped May 25 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay and broadcast six days later on the music channel. Kiss, Queen, Def Leppard and Judas Priest will be saluted at the first VH1 "…

  16. Live 8 Recap: Philadelphia's Museum Of Art

    July 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The intense glare from the sun did little to curb the enthusiasm of animated concertgoers during Philadelphia's Live 8 show, held in front of the city's Museum of Art. The intense glare from the sun did little to curb the enthusiasm of animated concertgoers during Philadelphia'…

  17. Network Morning Shows Compete With Concerts

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The New York-based morning shows of two major broadcast networks will go head to head all summer long with Friday morning concerts. The New York-based morning shows of two major broadcast networks will go head to head all summer long with Friday morning concerts. Within the last week, ABC&…

  18. Dylan, Nelson Going Back To The Ballpark

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson are coming together for their second co-headlining tour of minor league baseball parks. Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson are coming together for their second co-headlining tour of minor league baseball parks. The 27-date tour, which will also feature opening act the…

  19. Summer Season To See Surge In '80s Acts

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST This summer, get ready to travel back in time. Although there have been package tours featuring '80s artists for years, the upcoming summer concert season marks a notable increase. This summer, get ready to travel back in time. Although there have been package tours featuring '80s…

  20. Ask Billboard

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Cyndi Lauper, Def Leppard and Bruce Springsteen. SHE'S SO UNUSUAL Dear Keith, I have read that Cyndi Lauper will have a new CD out on Daylight/Epic by year's end. I was curious what her sales were for her SoundScan era releases (…

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