1. Weekly Chart Notes: Nicki Minaj Matches Mariah Carey's Hot 100 Mark

    April 12, 2013 3:04 AM EDT With the debut of 'High School,' Minaj notches her 44th Hot 100 hit, equaling the output of fellow 'American Idol' judge – and rival? – Carey Perhaps another element to add to their reported rivalry as judges on "American Idol": Nicki Minaj has tied Mariah…

  2. Hits Of The World: Around The World In Five Songs

    April 19, 2011 1:05 PM EDT The Hits of the World section of Billboard magazine has always emitted an aura of exoticness. Pre-internet and, especially, pre-YouTube, a scan of the Hits of the World international chart listings afforded a rare snapshot of the dance music thumping in U.K. clubs; hit Australian songs by…

  3. Depeche Mode Soars To Euro Album Chart Summit

    April 30, 2009 9:12 AM EDT Depeche Mode races 67-1 on European Top 100 Albums with its new, 12th studio set "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI), while Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) moves into a tenth week atop European Hot 100 Singles. The Depeche Mode album is new at No. 1 in…