1. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Katy Perry, Aaron Lewis

    March 10, 2011 4:55 PM EST DUAL DOMINATION: A week after notching his first No. 1 on Pop Songs , Enrique Iglesias becomes the first artist to top the survey and Latin Songs simultaneously with different songs. As "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E, tops Pop Songs for a…

  2. Enrique Iglesias Scores First Pop Songs No. 1

    March 01, 2011 1:05 PM EST Patience pays off for Enrique Iglesias , who completes the longest climb to the top of Billboard's Pop Songs chart from an artist's first entry on the survey, as "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E, rises 2-1. Having first appeared on…

  3. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Lead Billboard Latin Music Award Nominations

    February 10, 2011 10:23 AM EST This was the year that went pop around the world, and Latin music was no exception, with Enrique Iglesias and Shakira , both crossover acts with big up-tempo pop albums, leading the list of finalists for the 22nd annual Billboard Latin Music Awards. Iglesias, whose album "Euphoria" …

  4. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Bruno Mars, Decemberists

    January 27, 2011 5:55 PM EST HE'S THE GREATEST DANCER: Enrique Iglesias passes a King (of Pop) and a Prince for most No. 1s among solo males in the 34-year history of Dance/Club Play Songs . "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank E, rises 2-1 to become Iglesias' eighth…

  5. Hot Tours: The Eagles, Roger Waters, Michael Buble

    December 09, 2010 12:21 PM EST The Eagle s top this week's Hot Tours rankings with $5.8 million in box office grosses from two performances at Acer Arena in Sydney on Dec. 6-7. The band is wrapping its 2010 Long Road out of Eden tour schedule with concerts in five Australian venues during December. The two sellouts at…

  6. Jay-Z Says Oprah, Belafonte Are Inspirations During 'Decoded' Reading

    November 16, 2010 10:25 AM EST Jay-Z held a book reading/signing at the New York Public Library last night (Nov. 15), moderated by Dr. Cornel West and the Director of the "Live" program at the NYPL, Paul Holdengraber. Dubbed "Jay-Z In Conversation With Dr. Cornel West and Paul Holdengraber," the…

  7. Heart Returns To Adult Contemporary Chart

    September 01, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 'CAR' RIDE: Veteran rock act Heart makes its first appearance on Billboard's Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart in more than 16 years, as "Hey You" debuts at No. 30. The song introduces the group's first studio album in six years, "Red Velvet Car,"…

  8. Enrique Iglesias, "Euphoria"

    August 06, 2010 1:20 PM EDT Enrique Iglesias ' first almost fully bilingual album, "Euphoria" (the standard version includes six tracks in Spanish and four in English), is a cohesive set within the confines of two languages and a vast array of collaborators. They range from Pitbull in the ubiquitous dance…

  9. Eminem Returns To Euro Chart Summit

    July 22, 2010 9:36 AM EDT Eminem regains the leadership of the European Albums chart with "Recovery" (Interscope/Universal), while "California Gurls," (Virgin) by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg , begins a third week at No. 1 on European Hot 100 Singles. "Recovery" spent its first two…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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 "…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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'…

  16. 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,…

  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. 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…

  19. Kylie Minogue Readies New Album, Single For Summer

    April 20, 2010 10:20 AM EDT Australian pop star Kylie Minogue returns to the music scene in June with new single "All the Lovers," the first track from her album "Aphrodite." It is the diminutive singer's first album since "X" in 2007 and her 11th studio album overall. "The single…

  20. Enrique Iglesias Album Preview

    January 15, 2010 3:15 PM EST Enrique Iglesias, (Title TBD) (Label TBD) Release Date: Third/fourth quarter Enrique Iglesias , the Latin artist who has most consistently released hit albums and singles in both English and Spanish and the artist with the most No. 1s on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart (20), is putting…

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