1. Chart Highlights: Beyonce Bounds Up Pop, R&B/Hip-Hop Charts With 'Drunk In Love,' 'XO'

    January 06, 2014 3:25 PM EST Both songs from the million-selling 'Beyonce' soar, while Pitbull, Ke$ha, Katherine Alexander and Big Daddy Weave notch new No. 1s Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the…

  2. Tamar Braxton Sets New Record On R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart With 'Love and War'

    September 12, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Tamar Braxton sets the female record for longest time between an initial chart listing and a first No. 1 in this chart's SoundScan era (December 1992 to present). Four R&B sets debut in the top 10 of Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums lead by Tamar Braxton's "Love and War"…

  3. Ariana Grande Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    September 11, 2013 11:00 AM EDT "The Way" singer's first album tops new full-lengths by Nine Inch Nails and Tamar Braxton Though it seemed like there was going to be a race for the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week, Ariana Grande's "Yours Truly" comes out on top by a sizable…

  4. Ariana Grande vs. Tamar Braxton: Battle for No. 1 on the Billboard 200

    September 06, 2013 8:12 PM EDT The singers will face off for the top spot as Nine Inch Nails' "Hesitation Marks" heads for No. 3. New albums from Ariana Grande and Tamar Braxton are battling it out in a race for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources suggest the former's debut…

  5. Ariana Grande Heading for Top of Billboard 200

    September 04, 2013 5:10 PM EDT Tamar Braxton, Nine Inch Nails, John Legend and Jaheim also aiming for high debuts New albums from Ariana Grande and Tamar Braxton are heading for the top of next week's Billboard 200 chart. Grande's debut release, "Yours Truly," has a good chance of bowing at No. 1 --…

  6. Toni Braxton, Babyface Blast Onto Adult R&B

    August 27, 2013 3:30 PM EDT R&B icons Toni Braxton and Babyface return to the Adult R&B airplay chart with "Hurt You," which opens at No. 17. The first single from their forthcoming duets album marks their 23rd and 21st appearances, respectively, dating to the chart's 1993 inception. In its…

  7. Chart Highlights: Mariah Carey, Miguel Blast Onto Radio Rankings With '#Beautiful'

    May 13, 2013 5:10 PM EDT The song soars onto a host of airplay tallies, while Emeli Sande and Intocable net new No. 1s. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are…

  8. Jay-Z Puts New Music On Hold to 'Hang Out With My Daughter'

    May 14, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Hip-Hop Icon Talks Blue Ivy, Philly Music Festival, Jack White and New Brand Partnerships Shawn " Jay-Z " Carter may be headlining and curating a two-day music festival, "Budweiser Made In America," this Labor Day in Philadelphia -- but don't expect any new music from…

  9. Ledisi Scores Her First Top 10 Single

    June 13, 2011 2:00 PM EDT Ledisi's catalog of studio albums could double as the chapter titles of a compelling biography. There are her independent releases, 2000's "Soulsinger: The Revival" and 2002's "Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue." Next are the singer/songwriter's first…

  10. Eminem's 'Recovery' Earns the Rapper Top Spot On R&B/Hip-Hop Charts

    December 10, 2010 4:38 PM EST During the past 12 months, the R&B and hip-hop charts have been rife with comebacks, buzz-drawing upstarts and hitmaking assists. Working his way up the comeback trail after the mediocre "Relapse," Eminem hit a peak with the refreshing sequel, "Recovery" (Web/Shady…

  11. Katy Perry Extends Stay Atop Hot 100

    June 24, 2010 11:00 AM EDT K aty Perry remains perched at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a third consecutive week with "California Gurls," while the title earns the chart's Airplay Gainer award for a second straight frame. Up 16%, the track, which features Snoop Dogg , improves to 122.5 million…

  12. Jaheim, "Ain't Leaving Without You"

    March 05, 2010 3:21 PM EST Jaheim showcased his ability to ride an uptempo party groove on his recent hit, "Ain't Leaving Without You," but the suave crooner's bread and butter has been slow serenades. Right on cue, "Finding My Way Back" is quintessential Jaheim. A melancholic guitar riff…

  13. Sade's 'Soldier' Stays Put At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    February 24, 2010 11:31 AM EST It's a slow week on the Billboard 200, as Sade's "Soldier of Love" album retains the No. 1 position for a second frame , shifting 190,000 copies (down 62%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. Listen to Sade's "Soldier of Love" Album Last week, the top 40 of the…

  14. Jaheim, "Another Round"

    February 19, 2010 3:05 PM EST Jaheim may have traded his braids for a close-cropped look, but one thing thankfully remains the same: his warm, sensuous vocals you want to wrap yourself in like a blanket. That soulful voice is in fine form on his new outing, "Another Round," on which Jaheim leans toward a…

  15. Sade's 'Soldier' Sizzles At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    February 17, 2010 11:02 AM EST Nearly 10 years after the group's last studio effort, Sade is back with "Soldier of Love," blasting in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with 502,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "Solder of Love" gives Sade its first No. 1 debut and its best…

  16. Sade To Take No. 1 On Billboard 200 Next Week

    February 10, 2010 3:47 PM EST Expect the smooth sounds of Sade to overtake the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 album chart next week, as industry sources project the group's new effort "Soldier of Love" could sell between 375,000 to 400,000 by week's end on Feb. 14. Billboard Reviews Sade's New…

  17. Ask Billboard: Indies, No. 2 Hits & Teddy Pendergrass

    January 22, 2010 5:35 PM EST 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. TALKING PEAKS, PART THREE Gary, Hi again, and, again, thank you for this…

  18. Chart Beat Wednesday: Taylor Swift, Muse, Jaheim

    January 13, 2010 1:40 PM EST 'FIFTEEN,' 12-10 HIKE!: Taylor Swift tallies her fourth top 10 on Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Fifteen" lifts 12-10. With her latest feat, Swift doubles her lead as the country-crossover artist with the most top 10s in the Pop Songs chart's 17…

  19. Jaheim's 'Without You' Single Climbs R&B/Hip-Hop Chart

    January 08, 2010 4:20 PM EST One of the more refreshing songs climbing Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart is Jaheim 's "Ain't Leaving Without You." It's the lead single from the singer's Feb. 9 Divine Mill/Atlantic album, "Another Round." Like Charlie Wilson 's…

  20. All No. 1 Albums of the 2000s Page 4

    December 04, 2009 7:55 PM EST Chart Article Dive into this chronological list of every album that reached the top of the Billboard 200 during the 2000s. The date each album went to No. 1 (and it's duration at the top) is listed in the pink box next to each's title. « Previous 1-50 51-100 101-150 151-200 201-250…

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