1. Ne-Yo Unseats Coldplay Atop U.K. Singles Chart

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo scored his second U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 29), as "Closer" (Def Jam/Universal) climbed 2-1, while Coldplay started a third week atop the album chart with "Viva La Vida or Death and All Ne-Yo scored his second U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 29), as "…

  2. Coldplay Dominates U.K. Album, Singles Charts

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's international chart domination was extended yesterday as it scored a double triumph on the new U.K. sales charts. As "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" started a second week as Bri Coldplay's international chart domination was extended yesterday (June…

  3. New Coldplay Album Sells 300K In Three Days

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay raced to a No. 1 debut on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (June 15) with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI), even though the album was only released on Thursday, Coldplay raced to a No. 1 debut on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (June 15)…

  4. Chasing Adele

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At first viewing, 19-year-old Adele Laurie Blue Adkins' performance last August on popular U.K. music program "Later... With Jools Holland" is the picture of composure and grace. At first viewing, 19-year-old Adele Laurie Blue Adkins' performance last August on popular U.K…

  5. Weller Returns To No. 1 On U.K. Album Chart

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Paul Weller claimed a new No. 1 album on the U.K. charts with "22 Dreams" (Universal Island), five years after his last bestseller, "Illumination," and 25 since the Jam, first hit the British summit w Paul Weller claimed a new No. 1 album on the U.K. charts with "22…

  6. Usher Scores Second Best Sales Debut Of '08

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Four years after his "Confessions" rocked the charts, Usher returns to The Billboard 200 at No. 1 with "Here I Stand." With 433,000 U.S. copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the LaFace/Zomba a Four years after his "Confessions" rocked the charts, Usher…

  7. Usher, Rihanna Lead The Way On U.K. Charts

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher scored an instant No. 1 yesterday (June 1) on the new U.K. album chart with "Here I Stand" (LaFace/Sony BMG) as Rihanna's "Take a Bow" (Def Jam/Universal) started a second week atop the singles Usher scored an instant No. 1 yesterday (June 1) on the new U.K.…

  8. 3 Doors Down Cruises To No. 1 On Album Chart

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A trio of new releases top The Billboard 200 this week, with 3 Doors Down's self-titled Universal Republic effort leading the charge at No. 1. The effort moved 154,000 copies in the United States, acc A trio of new releases top The Billboard 200 this week, with 3 Doors Down's self…

  9. Ting Tings, Rihanna In Control On U.K. Charts

    May 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British punk-dance duo the Ting Tings conceded top spot on the U.K. singles chart yesterday with "That's Not My Name" (Columbia) to Rihanna's "Take a Bow" (Def Jam/Universal), but had the major consol British punk-dance duo the Ting Tings conceded top spot on the…

  10. Death Cab For Cutie Earns Hot Shot Debut, No. 1 Album

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT New Kids on the Block, Death Cab and Keith Sweat earn Hot Shot Debuts while Miranda Lambert and Radiohead make a showing as Greatest Gainers. Hot Shot Debuts : Keith Sweat crowns Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums -- and wins the chart’s Hot Shot Debut award -- with "Just Me," his first…

  11. Lil Wayne's 'Lollipop' Returns To Hot 100 Peak

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After a three-week break, Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" featuring Static Major returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. It's the longest chart-topping hiatus since Usher's "U Got It Bad" went fou After a three-week break, Lil Wayne's "Lollipop…

  12. Death Cab For Cutie Scores First No. 1 Album

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie claims its first No. 1 album as "Narrow Stairs" starts at the top slot on the Billboard 200. The Atlantic set moved 144,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Soundscan. Deat Death Cab For Cutie claims its first No. 1 album as "Narrow Stairs"…

  13. Neil Diamond Debuts Atop U.K. Album Chart

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond repeated his Billboard 200 feat by entering the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday (May 18) with "Home Before Dark." It's his second album chart-topper in the territory, and first with a Neil Diamond repeated his Billboard 200 feat by entering the U.K. album chart…

  14. Death Cab For Cutie On Track For Billboard 200's Top Spot

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT First day sales of Death Cab For Cutie's "Narrow Stairs" put the album on course to top next week's Billboard 200, according to the Nielsen SoundScan Building chart released Wednesday (May 14). First day sales of Death Cab For Cutie's "Narrow Stairs" put the…

  15. Scooter Unseats Madonna On U.K. Album Chart

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT German techno band Scooter scored a big upset on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (May 11), unseating Madonna's "Hard Candy" (Warner Bros.) to debut at No. 1 with "Jumping All Over the World" (All A German techno band Scooter scored a big upset on the new U.K. album…

  16. Small Town Girl

    May 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As a music lover who grew up in the tiny Welsh coastal town of Nefyn, 23-year-old U.K. chart phenomenon Duffy admits she's still struggling to comprehend her sudden popularity. As a music lover who grew up in the tiny Welsh coastal town of Nefyn, 23-year-old U.K. chart phenomenon Duffy…

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie takes it to the next level on its second major-label album, Duffy takes on the States after quickly conquering her native United Kingdom and Jason Mraz goes mellow for the fans in A new album from fresh-from-jail rapper Foxy Brown, "Brooklyn's Don Diva" …

  18. Madonna's 'Hard Candy' Is No. 1 In U.K.

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madonna has notched her latest U.K. chart triumph, starting a third week at the top with "4 Minutes" (Warner Bros.) featuring Justin Timberlake and adding a No. 1 debut with the album "Hard Candy" (Wa Madonna has notched her latest U.K. chart triumph, starting a third week…

  19. Navarro, Sorum And Cantrell Lead Roxy Rock Jam

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday night (May 1) for a jam session that found the likes of Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro, Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath and Matt Soru A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday…

  20. Leona Lewis Regains No. 1 On Hot 100

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With help from "American Idol," Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" is back in the No. 1 spot on The Billboard Hot 100. Moving 2-1, the track replaces Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" featuring Static Major, which fli With help from "American Idol," Leona…

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