1. Chart Highlights: Christina Aguilera's 'Body' Dances Onto Pop Songs

    September 17, 2012 6:05 PM EDT Also: Hunter Hayes scores his first No. 1 on Country Songs and the Lumineers take over atop the Rock and Alternative Songs charts. 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…

  2. Chart Highlights: 'Whistle' To 'Blow': Flo Rida, P!nk No. 1

    September 10, 2012 4:15 PM EDT The Sunshine State rapper tops Pop Songs with 'Whistle,' while P!nk powers to No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs with 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss).' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and…

  3. 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&…

  4. Chart Highlights: Gotye Extends Multi-Format Chart Success

    August 06, 2012 8:32 PM EDT 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 refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Wide Awake" Katy Perry…

  5. Pop & Rock Rule Mid-Year Music Sales Charts

    July 04, 2012 4:00 PM EDT With the year half-over, let's take a closer look at some of the biggest selling albums and songs across the major genres of music: pop, rock, R&B/hip-hop, country and Latin. Adele, Gotye Lead Mid-Year Music Sales Charts TOP ALBUMS A year ago at this point, a full half of the top 20…

  6. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5 Tops Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs

    July 02, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Plus, Beloved veteran acts Whitney Houston, the Beach Boys and Cyndi Lauper make chart returns. 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…

  7. Hot Tours: Elton John, Cirque Du Soleil, Ricardo Arjona

    March 16, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Sir Elton John , who is in his sixth decade of touring, take the No. 1 slot on Hot Tours this week with $2.7 million in box office grosses reported from two stops on his Greatest Hits Tour, currently on the road in North America through the end of April. Before beginning a slate of U.S.…

  8. Chart Highlights: Hunter Hayes Debuts on Country Songs (Video)

    February 27, 2012 6:15 PM EST The 20-year-old bows with his second chart entry, "Wanted." Hear an exclusive live version of the ballad, performed at Billboard's offices. Plus, Carrie Underwood storms the chart's top 30. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  9. Chart Highlights: Flo Rida Flies to No. 1 on Pop Songs

    February 06, 2012 5:45 PM EST 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 refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Good Feeling" Flo Rida As…

  10. Semi Precious Weapons Style Council

    January 31, 2012 12:01 PM EST Chart Article "I can't pay my rent but I'm f***ing gorgeous," Justin Tranter sings on "Semi Precious Weapons," and it's a fitting mission statement for his band of the same name. After wrapping up a world tour with Lady Gaga in 2010, the quartet spent six…

  11. Hot Tours: Justin Bieber, Eric Clapton, Ricky Martin

    November 22, 2011 4:45 PM EST Justin Bieber lands atop the latest Hot Tours ranking with grosses reported from the final leg of his My World Tour which wrapped in October. The tour's final trek was through South American markets, kicking off in Rio de Janerio at the Estádio Olímpico João Havelange, the venue that…

  12. Chart Highlights: Rodney Atkins Takes 'Back Road' To No. 1 On Country Songs

    September 19, 2011 5:15 PM EDT 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 refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Moves Like Jagger" Maroon…

  13. 'Watch the Throne' Production Credits Leak, LMFAO and Seal Lend Vocals: Report

    July 19, 2011 1:15 PM EDT In just two weeks 'Watch the Throne' will be in the hands of many. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's highly anticipatated collaborative album is slated to debut digitally on August 1st and hit shelves August 5th, according to USA Today . 'Watch The Throne': Inside Jay-Z's…

  14. Billboard Bits: Pink Blasts Selena Gomez's Pink Ponies, 'Glee' Finale Songs Leak

    May 20, 2011 6:28 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Pink, Selena Gomez Fight Over Pink Ponies Selena Gomez was spotted using pink-painted ponies while shooting the music video for her latest single, "Love You Like a Love Song," in California yesterday, and…

  15. Britney Spears Biographical Comic Out Today

    May 11, 2011 8:35 AM EDT B ritney Spears is no stranger to music buyers and concert-goers. Now, her star power will be on display with web-slingers, shape shifters and superheroes. The pop music star is the subject of a new one-shot comic book courtesy of Bluewater Productions Inc.'s ongoing "Fame"…

  16. Billboard Bits: Nicole Scherzinger Rumored to Host 'X Factor', Mariah Teases Baby Names

    May 03, 2011 7:02 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Nicole Scherzinger Rumored to Host 'X Factor' Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger is rumored to be joining Simon Cowell's "The X Factor" as the show's host. The 32-year-old singer…

  17. Billboard Bits: New J.Lo Track Leaks, Big Boi Working With Modest Mouse

    April 28, 2011 5:05 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Big Boi Working on New Modest Mouse Album According to a series of Tweets, Big Boi has been in the studio with Modest Mouse, working with the band on its new record. The OutKast rapper said via his Twitter: "…

  18. Billboard Bits: Metallica Working With Rick Rubin Again, Serena Williams Hits The Studio

    April 26, 2011 5:27 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Metallica to Team Up With Rick Rubin Again On Next Album According to Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, producer Rick Rubin is set to work with the band on its next album. Rubin previously worked with Metallica on…

  19. Billboard Bits: Aretha Franklin Releasing New Album May 3, Maroon 5 and Train Team for Tour

    April 25, 2011 6:25 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Aretha Franklin's New Album Arriving May 3 "Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love," the 38th studio album from Aretha Franklin , will be available exclusively at Walmart stores and Walmart.com…

  20. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Extra Fired For Tweeting Spoilers, Chiddy To Attempt Nine-Hour Rap

    April 21, 2011 4:42 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee' Extra Fired For Tweeting Spoilers Nicole Crowther, who has appeared frequently as an extra on " Glee ," was recently fired from the show for revealing Glee's own William McKinley…

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