1. Chart Analysis: With 'Glee,' Cory Monteith Made History On The Hot 100

    July 14, 2013 3:06 AM EDT As a member of the cast of Fox's "Glee" – and a key one at that – Cory Monteith helped set one of the Billboard Hot 100's most vaunted records.   As the "Glee" cast tallied an immense 206 Hot 100 entries since the series' 2009 premiere, the troupe set the…

  2. 'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Found Dead

    July 14, 2013 2:49 AM EDT Cory Monteith, the handsome young actor who shot to fame in the hit TV series "Glee" but was beset by addiction struggles so fierce that he once said he was lucky to be alive, was found dead in a hotel room, police said. He was 31. Monteith, who played the character Finn Hudson on…

  3. Super Junior's Siwon Talks World Tour & Fashion During NYC Visit: Exclusive

    May 16, 2013 6:36 PM EDT Billboard sat down with the most-followed Korean on Twitter before walking the Met Gala red carpet with Madonna, Beyonce, PSY and more. Meet Siwon of Super Junior. While PSY snagged headlines at last week's Met Gala for taking photos with Chris Martin, Gwenyth Paltrow and "…

  4. Casey Donahew Band Brings 'Red Dirt' Sound To Top 10

    April 25, 2013 4:00 PM EDT A bevy of titles infuse the Top Country Albums chart's top 10 without the aid of country radio Casey Donahew Band leads a string of top 20 debuts onto Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, none of which are driven by mainstream, large-market country radio airplay.   A staple on…

  5. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). 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…

  6. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). 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…

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Jon Secada 'Never Too Far Away' From AC - Or His Fans

    October 26, 2012 1:35 PM EDT The veteran pop singer/songwriter returns with his inimitable love song stylings. "Growing up listening to the radio, the main thing for me was always respecting good music. Once my career got going, I've always felt, whether or not I wrote it, a song that touches my heart hopefully…

  8. Radio, On Its Own, Mines Adele's '21' for More Hits

    August 01, 2012 10:05 AM EDT Despite no official push from Columbia Records, triple A radio is playing the set's 'I'll Be Waiting,' while mainstream top 40 is sampling 'Turning Tables.' As sales for Adele 's "21" continue at extraordinarily lofty levels, radio is digging into…

  9. Ask Billboard: Oh, Canada Is Taking Over U.S. Charts

    July 02, 2012 1:05 PM EDT Before Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepsen, when had two Canadians last ruled the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 simultaneously? Plus, updates on ELO and Adele. Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music…

  10. 'Glee' Moves to Thursdays; Britney Spears, Demi Lovato 'X Factor' Announcement Expected

    May 14, 2012 10:20 AM EDT The Fourth Season of Fox's 'Glee' Will Feature a 'Show-Within-a-Show' and Guest Stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kate Hudson "Glee" is being moved to Thursday from Tuesdays where it will follow "The X Factor" in the fall and "American Idol" in…

  11. Lindsay Lohan Confirmed for 'Glee' Episode

    March 28, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Lindsay Lohan is heading back to high school -- McKinley High to be exact. The "Mean Girls" actress and sometimes-singer will be joining the cast of FOX's "Glee" to appear in an episode this season, her rep confirmed today with PEOPLE . The appearance will tie in with…

  12. 'Glee's' 'Smooth Criminal' Selling Big, Heading For High Chart Debut

    February 02, 2012 3:15 PM EST "Glee's" take on Michael Jackson 's "Smooth Criminal" is off to a fast start. Covered by the show's Grant Gustin and Naya Rivera (with guests 2Cellos) on its Jan. 31 Michael Jackson-themed episode, the single could perhaps sell 80,000 to 100,000 downloads by…

  13. Katy Perry Added to Grammys Lineup

    February 01, 2012 1:10 PM EST Katy Perry is the latest female pop star to be added to the lineup of performers at the Feb. 12 Grammy Awards show. Following on the heels of yesterday's news that Adele will be singing at the 54th Grammy Awards, Perry was confirmed as a performer on Tuesday (Feb. 1). She joins…

  14. Family Affairs: A History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 9:05 AM EST B.I.C.'s Arrival Lifts the Carters Into Rarified Chart Air Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole , Miley Cyrus , Jakob Dylan, Norah Jones , Matthew and Gunnar Nelson,…

  15. Celebrities Congratulate Beyonce & Jay-Z on Their Baby's Birth

    January 09, 2012 12:55 PM EST Beyoncé and Jay-Z took Twitter by storm on Sat. night (Jan. 7) when the news broke of their first child's birth. Seconds after their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, arrived into the world, she became the No. 1 worldwide trending topic. Family and close friends took to Twitter to congratulate…

  16. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 12/10/2011

    December 10, 2011 11:15 AM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @Billboard to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @OfficialAdele : F*ck me that was quick!ThankU! I'm in bed…

  17. 11 No. 11 Hits for 11-11-11

    November 11, 2011 12:05 AM EST Peaking at No. 11 on a Billboard chart can be a frustrating fortune for an artist or record label, as a top 10 rank for such a title remains ever-elusive. "No one wants to wind up at No. 2, 6 or 11. But, of those, No. 11 is probably the worst," says Adrian Moreira, RCA senior VP…

  18. Katy Perry Scores Seven People's Choice Awards Nominations

    November 08, 2011 9:16 PM EST Katy Perry, "Glee" and Harry Potter conjured up the most People's Choice Awards nominations for the 2012 ceremony. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" topped Tuesday's nomination announcement with nine nods, including favorite movie and ensemble movie…

  19. 'Glee' Guest Stars Wish List & New Cast We'll Meet Soon

    November 01, 2011 6:00 PM EDT While "Glee," at its heart, is the story of the core group of New Directions club members and their individual journeys through the wild world of high school, the show also has a variety of auxiliary players and guest stars who come in and spice up that tapestry. Sometimes, like in…

  20. Beyonce On Set of Harper's Bazaar Photo Shoot: Watch

    October 24, 2011 3:15 PM EDT Harper's Bazaar recently gave fashion photographer Terry Richardson the green light to shoot friend, Beyoncé , for its November issue. In a behind-the-scenes video montage, Bey' talks about working with Richardson while dazzling in designer duds against the backdrop of a rainy New…

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