1. Eminem and Rihanna Replace Katy Perry Atop Hot 100

    July 21, 2010 11:44 AM EDT E minem will post the first back-to-back Billboard Hot 100 chart-toppers of his career as "Love The Way You Lie," featuring Rihanna , is set to hit No. 1 on the chart to be released tomorrow morning (July 22). The rapper debuted atop the Hot 100 in May with "Not Afraid,"…

  2. Shakira, Pitbull, Selena Gomez Among Premios Juventud Highlights

    July 16, 2010 4:35 PM EDT S hakira floated in on a magic carpet, Pitbull did the bump-and-grind with Mexican pop star Belinda and Wisin & Yandel performed with the dancers from "Step Up 3D" at the seventh annual Premios Juventud ("Youth Awards"), broadcast on Univision Thursday night (July 15)…

  3. POTW: M.I.A., Amy Winehouse, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias

    July 16, 2010 3:23 PM EDT M.I.A. toted her son, Amy Winehouse showed off her goods, Shakira 's hips didn't lie, Enrique Iglesias planted one on a fan, Ciara got pretty in pink, Sting looked like a deer in headlights, The Roots jammed, Aventura got smiley on the red carpet, Carlos Santana proposed to his…

  4. Chart Beat Thursday: Bret Michaels Rocks On

    July 15, 2010 1:05 PM EDT ROSY: Veteran rocker/"Celebrity Apprentice 3" champion Bret Michaels inks his highest rank on the Billboard 200 i n almost 20 years, as "Custom Built" arrives at No. 14. His prior charted solo effort, "Rock My World," debuted and peaked at No. 40 in June 2008. As…

  5. Katy Perry Holds Off Eminem on Hot 100

    July 15, 2010 11:00 AM EDT "California Gurls" by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week. However, "Love The Way You Lie" (2-2), by Eminem featuring Rihanna , is the chart's Airplay Gainer for a second straight frame, putting it in line to take…

  6. Eminem's 'Recovery' Notches Three Weeks at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    July 14, 2010 11:10 AM EDT E minem's "Recovery" is the first album to notch three consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 since March, as it holds atop the tally with 229,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The last album to string three weeks in a row at No. 1 was Sade's "…

  7. Kylie Minogue Tops U.K. Album Chart

    July 12, 2010 7:43 AM EDT Twenty-two years after her first U.K. No. 1 album, Kylie Minogue scored her fifth with "Aphrodite" (Parlophone/EMI), while pop band JLS debuted atop the singles chart with "The Club Is Alive" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment). The Australian pop icon's first chart…

  8. Pitbull Crosses Genre Lines, Plots 'Armando' Album Release

    July 09, 2010 12:28 PM EDT When Armando Perez, aka Pitbull , walked onto the set of "Estudio Billboard" earlier this year, he shook his head at the bongos, the piano and the guitar. "I don't do any of that," he said bluntly. Pitbull doesn't play an instrument nor does he compose on one.…

  9. Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' Coasts to Fifth Week Atop Hot 100

    July 08, 2010 11:00 AM EDT "California Gurls" by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg extends its reign at No. 1 on the Hot 100 to five weeks, as airplay continues to build for the track. The song reached 149.4 million listener impressions, according to Nielsen BDS (up 6%). "Gurls" also holds steady at…

  10. Eminem to Spend Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    July 08, 2010 10:30 AM EDT Unless something awfully crazy happens, next week Eminem's "Recovery" will be the first album to notch three consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 since March. That's when Sade's "Soldier of Love" wrapped a three-week run atop the list. Industry…

  11. Summer Songs Playlist

    July 07, 2010 2:35 PM EDT Chart Article All summer long, we've posted a new weekly, ten-song playlist of tunes from the Hot 100 to listen to get you in the mood for warm weather fun. Now that September's here, it's time to look back on the summer that was with one final mega collection of tracks. From…

  12. Eminem Holds Off Scissor Sisters On U.K. Chart

    July 05, 2010 7:57 AM EDT Eminem 's "Recovery" (Interscope/Universal) started a second week as the U.K.'s No. 1 album and Katy Perry a second atop the singles chart with "California Gurls" (Virgin/EMI), featuring Snoop Dogg. "Recovery" thus matches the performance of Eminem'…

  13. Enrique Iglesias Trailblazes With New 'Euphoria' Album

    June 25, 2010 1:36 PM EDT In 1996, Enrique Iglesias , already a Latin star, was shuttled by helicopter to a live show hosted by romantic station KLVE Los Angeles. As the chopper hovered over Westlake Park, Iglesias looked down in surprise at the crowd of approximately 150,000 that waited below. "I was so shocked,…

  14. Chart Beat Thursday: Justin Bieber, 'Glee,' Shakira

    June 17, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 'KID' STUFF: It's understandable if Justin Bieber is feeling old. On "Never Say Never," which enters the Billboard Hot 100 as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 33, the 16-year-old shares the mic with featured artist Jaden Smith, who won't turn 12 until July 8. The song…

  15. Rihanna Rocks Red Hair in Rio

    June 07, 2010 2:56 PM EDT R ihanna unveiled a new look at the Rock in Rio Madrid festival over the weekend, sporting fire engine red hair and a barely-there outfit while performing "Rude Boy," "Disturbia" and more hits for a reported 87,000 fans. Video: Rihanna performs at Rock in Rio 2010 Photos:…

  16. 'Jersey Shore' Cast Crashes Enrique Iglesias Concert in 'I Like It'

    June 07, 2010 2:06 PM EDT Snooki, "The Situation" and their "Jersey Shore" castmates crash an Enrique Iglesias concert in the video for "I Like It," the Latin star's collaboration with Pitbull that's helping to kick off the MTV reality smash's second season. Video: Enrique…

  17. Chart Beat Tuesday: Miranda Lambert, Katy Perry, Enrique Iglesias

    June 01, 2010 1:05 PM EDT BIG 'HOUSE': Miranda Lambert celebrates her first No. 1 on Country Songs, as "The House That Built Me" rises 2-1. Lambert had previously peaked as high as the runner-up spot with her prior single, "White Liar." (All charts on billboard.com are refreshed each…

  18. Chart Beat Thursday: "Glee" Gleans 2nd No. 1

    May 27, 2010 5:15 PM EDT TV SETS: With an album that opens with a cover of the Beatles ' "Hello Goodbye," the "Glee" cast breaks a Billboard 200 record that the Fab Four had held for almost 44 years. Just four weeks after the troupe topped the Billboard 200 with "Glee: the Music, the…

  19. Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 26, 2010 7:57 PM EDT While the record industry's glory days may never return, the summer blockbuster release schedule, which fell out of favor when Justin was still dating Britney, is back in a big way, with banner releases in each genre. From Disturbed to Katy Perry to Drake, fans have plenty of reasons to…

  20. Enrique Iglesias: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 26, 2010 2:10 PM EDT "Euphoria" (Universal Music Latino, July 6) Instead of English and Spanish versions of the same songs, Iglesias will release entirely different music in each language simultaneously. Singles include "Cuando Me Enamoro," featuring Juan Luis Guerra and co-written by Iglesias…

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