1. Summer Songs 1985-2013: The Top 10 Tunes of Each Summer

    May 22, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Hot weather plus nostalgia makes for a potent mix(tape). In order to aid your festive flashbacks, we analyzed the Billboard Hot 100 chart for each of the past 29 years and came up with this definitive list of the 10 jams that pumped out of your stereo most between Memorial Day and Labor…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. R. Kelly Previews 'Trapped In the Closet' Chapters, Hints at Broadway Show

    November 20, 2012 11:35 AM EST "I don't have a job, so I just sit in the studio and think of stupid stuff to do," says the R&B star at the NYC "Trapped" premiere. "'Trapped in the Closet' is an alien, and I'm happy to be one of the astronauts." R. Kelly looks anxious.…

  5. The Top 100 Pop Songs 1992-2012, From No. 100 To No. 1

    October 03, 2012 5:05 AM EDT Who has the top-charting hit on pop radio over the past 20 years? The week of Oct. 3, 1992, Billboard premiered the Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as then-new Nielsen BDS-based monitoring technology allowed for unprecedented accuracy in gauging the biggest hits on mainstream top 40 radio.…

  6. Fall Album Preview 2012

    August 31, 2012 10:25 AM EDT Chart Article From No Doubt and Green Day to Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5, and Jason Aldean and far beyond, Billboard spotlights which rock, hip-hop, Latin, country, indie and pop artists and albums to watch for in the season ahead. Who will reign supreme in autumn 2012? Here are 125 contenders we&…

  7. Ke$ha Postpones Japan Tour Dates

    March 21, 2011 10:15 AM EDT K e$ha is the latest western musical act to cancel or postpone her upcoming tour of Japan. The pop singer released a statement explaining the postponement via her Japanese promoter, Creativeman Productions: "My heart is with Japan right now through this disaster and these hardships. I…

  8. The Top 40 Adult Pop Songs

    March 16, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Chart Article « Previous 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 30 "If You're Gone" matchbox twenty 2000 While this ballad was the band's third Adult Pop Songs No. 1, it served as the group's breakthrough hit at Adult Contemporary, crossing over to a two-week stay at the…

  9. Maroon 5, Goo Goo Dolls Rewrite Adult Pop Songs Records

    October 06, 2010 11:05 AM EDT Two veteran groups achieve landmark feats on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart. H IGH 5: Spending a third week at No. 1, Maroon 5 's "Misery" establishes the mark for most weekly plays in the chart's 14-year history. The lead single…

  10. Train Rolls To 100th Adult Pop Songs No. 1

    September 08, 2010 1:05 PM EDT With a 2-1 advance for "If It's Love," Train collects the 100th No. 1 title in the 14-year history of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult Pop Songs chart. The survey premiered in the Billboard issue dated March 16, 1996, as an offshoot of the Adult Contemporary chart, a…

  11. Chart Beat Wednesday: Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum, Yoko Ono

    April 07, 2010 1:05 PM EDT '20' TO 1: Zac Brown Band 's "The Foundation" becomes the eighth major label debut album in the Nielsen BDS-monitored data era to yield at least three No. 1s on Country Songs, as "Highway 20 Ride" rolls 2-1. The song follows "Chicken Fried" and …

  12. Ask Billboard: Michael Jackson, Belinda Carlisle, Uncle Kracker

    July 17, 2009 3:36 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. CATALOG VS. CURRENT, CONTINUED (AGAIN) Hi Gary, As usual, thanks for all you…

  13. Ask Billboard: Remakes and One-Hit Wonders

    April 03, 2009 11:25 AM 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. JUST DUET Hi Gary! It doesn't happen a whole lot where initially a song…

  14. Slipknot, Motley Crue Set For Rock On The Range

    February 13, 2009 10:08 AM EST Slipknot, Motley Crue, Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Korn lead the bill for the third Rock on the Range festival, to be held May 16-17 at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Shinedown, Buckcherry, the Used, Atreyu, Chevelle, Flyleaf, Saving Abel, Saliva, Blue October, Hoobastank and…

  15. Springsteen Has 'Dream' Debut Atop Album Chart

    February 04, 2009 11:27 AM EST As expected, Bruce Springsteen's new album, "Working on a Dream," dethrones Taylor Swift's "Fearless" after an eight-week reign. The Columbia set sold 224,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, giving the Boss' his ninth No. 1 album…

  16. Hoobastank Invites Fans To Remix New Video

    January 23, 2009 2:18 PM EST Hoobastank is using its single "My Turn" to give fans their turn at being music video directors. In addition to the regular broadcast clip for the song -- the lead track from Hoobastank's fourth Island album, "For(N)ever," due Jan. 27 -- the band and director P.R.…

  17. Hoobastank Eyeing January For New Album

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hoobastank is previewing its as-yet-untitled new album, due in January via Island, with the single "My Turn," which hits U.S. rock radio outlets today (Oct. 13). Hoobastank is previewing its as-yet-untitled new album, due in January via Island, with the single "My Turn,"…

  18. A New Day Has Dawned

    July 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tapping into the loyalty of the Christian music fan is nothing new to Christian record labels, and expectations are high for Third Day's "Revelation," due this week via Provident Music Group. Tapping into the loyalty of the Christian music fan is nothing new to Christian record…

  19. Legal Drama Delaying Next Hawthorne Heights CD

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST With an estimated 25 songs written and a producer lined up, Hawthorne Heights is ready to set its third album in motion. But outstanding "legal aspects" are still holding things up. With an estimated 25 songs written and a producer lined up, Hawthorne Heights is ready to set its…

  20. Muse, Chiefs, Cornell Rock For Coke Fest

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Muse, Kaiser Chiefs, Good Charlotte, Chris Cornell and Korn has been announced as headliners for next year's two-date My Coke Fest, taking place in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. Muse, Kaiser Chiefs, Good Charlotte, Chris Cornell and Korn has been announced as headliners for…

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