1. Chart Beat

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses "Fergalicious," All-American Rejects, his top 10 songs of 2006 and more! FERGIE BRIDGES THE YEARS: While Fergie's "Fergalicious" (will.i.am/A&M) debuted on The Billboard Hot 100 in October 2006 and spent 13 weeks on the chart last year, the song is…

  2. Chart Beat Chat

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Motown, "American Idol," Eurovision and the disappearance of physical singles. TAMLA, MOTOWN, GORDY AND A LITTLE BIT OF SOUL Hello Fred. I noticed an error in your article concerning Motown and its span of chart-topping hits. You stated that the run started with Mary…

  3. Eurovision: Belgium Doesn't Qualify, Lithuania Does

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ten songs from the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final have advanced to tomorrow's (May 20) final in Athens, but pre-contest favorite "Je T'Adore" by Belgium's Kate Ryan is not among the qualifiers. Ten songs from the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final have advanced to…

  4. Eurovision Milestone Set For Tonight

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Eurovision Song Contest reached a milestone last year when the 50th running of the Pan-European competition took place in Kiev, Ukraine. Tonight (May 18), the veteran song contest will reach anoth The Eurovision Song Contest reached a milestone last year when the 50th running of the Pan…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Rihanna, Billboard's AC chart and Eurovision Song Contest with readers. SENDING OUT AN S.O.S. Dear Fred, Why is Rihanna's "SOS" only No. 34 on the Billboard Hot 100? It's No. 7 on the Pop 100 and No. 2 on the Pop 100 airplay chart. SOS! Please help me…

  6. Trance Party (Volume Three)

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Through their numerous beat-mixed dance compilations, the Happy Boys (aka Robbins founder and president Cory Robbins and VP of A&R and dance promotion John Parker) have amassed sales of more than Through their numerous beat-mixed dance compilations, the Happy Boys (aka Robbins founder and…