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. WMG Combines Cordless, Rykodisc, Taps Slim Moon

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move intended to give Cordless artists access to Rykodisc's staff and distribution while enhancing the digital offerings of Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move…

  3. CHART BEAT

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Bo Bice, Elton John, Mary Mary, Chris Hillman, A&M and more. BO CLOCKS IN AT NO. 1: There's good news and bad news for fourth season "American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice, but it all adds up to a lot of chart news as his debut…

  4. Billboard Bits: Pretenders, Folk Implosion, Bon Jovi

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Pretenders, Folk Implosion, Bon Jovi The Pretenders have ended a career-long association with Warner-affiliated labels by inking a new deal with Artemis. The Chrissie Hynde-led band's label debut, "Loose Screw," is due Nov. 19 and will be preceded by first single "…

  5. BBMak Showcases New Confidence, Maturity

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For the past six years, the members of BBMak have spent at least five days a week together, first developing their act, then recording, promoting, and touring -- in each other's faces pretty much non-stop. So what did Christian Burns, Mark…

  6. Gates' 'Melody' Goes Three For Three

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Teenager Gareth Gates secured a third week at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (April 7) with his cover of "Unchained Melody" (S/BMG). With a third week at the top, Gates matches the achievem Teenager Gareth Gates secured a third week at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart…

  7. Billboard Bits: Portishead, Feeder, Tesla

    January 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on the new Portishead album, the new Feeder single, and Tesla's tour dates. British trance/dance proponents Portishead will record their next Go Beat/London album in Sydney. Band member Geoff Barrow has been in Australia for some months already, DJing under various aliases. Barrow…