1. Ask Billboard: Pen Pals: Readers Respond, Part 1

    July 01, 2011 2:05 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. PEN PALS: READERS…

  2. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee' Cast, Adele, Bruno Mars

    April 28, 2011 6:15 PM EDT PERFECT 10: As the "Glee" cast maintains its perfect attendance record in the Billboard 200 's top 10, the troupe receives even higher marks on the Soundtracks chart. "Glee, the Music Presents: The Warblers" enters the Billboard 200 at No. 2, marking the Fox series&…

  3. Charice Dishes On Return to 'Glee,' Bruno Mars-Penned New Single

    April 18, 2011 2:57 PM EDT C harice returns to "Glee" tomorrow night (Apr. 19) to perform "All By Myself," but any future involvement in the Fox show is up in the air. "I have no idea what's going to happen," Charice said during a conference call held Monday morning in Los Angeles.…

  4. Ask Billboard: Latest Greatest Hits, Part 2

    October 23, 2009 5:37 PM 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. GIVING YOU THE BEST THAT I GOT After Britney Spears topped the Billboard Hot…

  5. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and trespassing in a closed area. At a concert by the Dead at Jones Beach's Tommy Hil 2003 - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with…

  6. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and trespassing in a closed area. At a concert by the Dead at Jones Beach's Tommy Hil 2003 - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with…

  7. Raspberries Reunion Gig Heading To CD/DVD

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The reunited Raspberries' 2005 show at Los Angeles' House of Blues forms the basis of "Live on Sunset Strip," due July 31 via Rykodisc. The project will be available as single-disc edition and a three The reunited Raspberries' 2005 show at Los Angeles' House of…

  8. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1981 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Endless Love," Diana Ross & Lionel Richie. The song holds onto the top spot for nine weeks, making it the most successful duo, most successful Motown single 2003 - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and…

  9. The Choir / March 4, 2006 / Cleveland (Beachland Ballroom)

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nostalgia was a winner when the Choir sold out this Cleveland venue on March 4, drawing fans who used to see the storied band in the late '60s at National Guard armory shows, teen dances and early Who Nostalgia was a winner when the Choir sold out this Cleveland venue on March 4, drawing…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1981 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Endless Love," Diana Ross & Lionel Richie. The song holds onto the top spot for nine weeks, making it the most successful duo, most successful Motown single 2003 - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and…

  11. The Raspberries Blossom Once More

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST With a smattering of recent live shows receiving rave reviews, reunited power pop quartet the Raspberries have fans clamoring for a full-fledged tour. With a smattering of recent live shows receiving rave reviews, reunited power pop quartet the Raspberries have fans clamoring for a full…

  12. Raspberries To Reunite

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The original members of Cleveland-based pop rock act the Raspberries will reunite next month as the doors open on a new House of Blues venue in the city. The original members of Cleveland-based pop rock act the Raspberries will reunite next month as the doors open on a new House of Blues…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses African-American artists in the top-10, chart methodology, chart astrology and Santana with readers. CHART HISTORY Dear Fred, While it has been heavily reported in many news media outlets, including the Oct. 18 issue of Billboard, the Hot 100 chart of Oct. 11, 2003, was…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Four Elvis confidants known as "The Memphis Mafia" commemorate the 20th anniversary of the King's passing with a webcast interview. In the chat, hosted live at http://www.natsatinc.com, 1997 - Four Elvis confidants known as "The Memphis Mafia"…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Elton John and Blue, the state of the music industry, pop artists mining classical music, R&B hits, Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" and The Billboard Hot 100, one-hi I GUESS THAT'S WHY HE CALLS THEM THE BLUES Hi Fred, I got the import CD…

  16. Ringo Rounds Up All-Star Album Guests

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST For his latest solo album, former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has recorded with a slew of guest artists, including Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, Willie Nelson, and Eagles/Poco principal Ti For his latest solo album, former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has recorded with a slew…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Four Elvis confidants known as ""The Memphis Mafia"" commemorate the 20th anniversary of the King's passing with a webcast interview. In the chat, hosted live at http://www.natsatinc.com 1997 - Four Elvis confidants known as ""The…

  18. Ringo Lines Up All Starr Band Itinerary

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour will kick off July 26 in Rama, Ontario, and play nearly 30 dates before closing Sept. 2 in San Diego. As previously reported, the seventh edition of Starr's band Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour will kick off July 26 in Rama, Ontario…

  19. Friends Help Out On New Ringo Starr Album, Tour

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT To coincide with the start of Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour, Koch Records will release "The Anthology ... So Far: Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band," a three-CD live collection, Billboard Bu To coincide with the start of Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour,…

  20. Bridget Jones's Diary

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT From the get-go, Helen Fielding's international best seller Bridget Jones's Diary seemed tailor-made for Hollywood, a town that rarely turns its back on the provocative, the hysterical, and the sexual From the get-go, Helen Fielding's international best seller Bridget Jones&…