1. The Year in Chart Headlines, Part 2

    December 28, 2011 9:05 AM EST From the arrival of Lady Gaga 's "Born This Way" to the "Glee" cast's toppling of a King (of Rock & Roll) to Katy Perry matching an achievement by another King (of Pop), 2011 brought several notable chart records. The Year in Chart Headlines, Part 1 In part…

  2. Weekly Chart Notes: Tony Bennett, Kristin Chenoweth, Mumford & Sons

    September 24, 2011 2:05 PM EDT MOVES LIKE BENNETT: Nevermind that young'un Mick Jagger. Tony Bennett isn't gathering any moss either. As previously reported , while Maroon 5 's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera , spends a third week at No. 1, Bennett becomes the oldest living artist…

  3. Tony Bennett Oldest Living Artist Ever On Hot 100

    September 21, 2011 5:35 PM EDT At 85 years and two months, the iconic Tony Bennett becomes the oldest living artist ever to grace the Billboard Hot 100, as "Body and Soul," with the late Amy Winehouse , bows at No. 87. "Body," which previews Bennett's "Duets II," due to storm next week&…

  4. Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera's 'Jagger' Atop Hot 100 For Third Week

    September 21, 2011 4:59 PM EDT As previously reported , the Billboard Hot 100's splashiest headline this week comes courtesy of Tony Bennett , who becomes the oldest living artist ever to appear on the tally. His duet with Amy Winehouse , "Body and Soul," enters the chart at No. 87, lifting the 85-year-old…

  5. Pinetop Perkins, Legendary Bluesman, Dies At 97

    March 21, 2011 9:00 PM EDT P inetop Perkins , one of the last old-school bluesmen who played with Muddy Waters and became the oldest Grammy winner this year, died Monday at his home of cardiac arrest. He was 97. Perkins was having chest pains when he went to take a nap and paramedics could not revive him, said Hugh…

  6. CHART BEAT

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Kanye West, Les Paul, Kimberley Locke, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan. GOING FOR THE 'GOLD': Elvis Presley fans can rest easy -- at least, for this week. The speculation that Mariah Carey's "Shake It Off" (Island) would…

  7. Aces Back to Back

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Who but Bobby Darin can claim definitive versions of both "Mack the Knife" and "If I Were a Carpenter"? Darin, who was only 37 when he died of heart disease in 1973, was the missing link between the R Who but Bobby Darin can claim definitive versions of both "Mack the…

  8. Rare Darin Audio, Video Comes To Light

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A host of rare Bobby Darin recordings and performance footage make up the CD/DVD package "Aces Back To Back." Assembled with the help of the late artist's estate, the set is due Sept. 14 from Hyena Re A host of rare Bobby Darin recordings and performance footage make up the CD…

  9. Bob Hope Dead At 100

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Legendary entertainer Bob Hope has died at the age of 100, a family spokesperson said today (July 28). Hope died of pneumonia last night in Los Angeles at 9:28 p.m. with his family at his side, spokes Legendary entertainer Bob Hope has died at the age of 100, a family spokesperson said today …