1. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1989, Roxette's 'Listen' Was Heard at No. 1

    November 02, 2015 8:05 AM EST Twenty-six years ago, the Swedish pop duo scored its second Hot 100 topper – and made history. Plus, remembering chart feats by Mary J. Blige, the Beach Boys & Meat Loaf. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. Nov. 2,…

  2. Bruce Springsteen Joins Beach Boys' Brian Wilson On Stage: Watch

    July 02, 2015 7:00 PM EDT Bruce Springsteen became an honorary Beach Boy on Wednesday night when he made a surprise appearance onstage at Brian Wilson's concert in Holmdel, New Jersey. Wilson, currently on tour promoting his latest album No   Pier Pressure , welcomed Springsteen in the PNC Banks Arts Center.…

  3. Brian Wilson Has Never Heard of Punk Rock

    April 10, 2015 11:50 AM EDT Brian Wilson has been doing a fair share of press lately promoting his new studio album No Pier Pressure and biopic Love & Mercy . The legendary songsmith sat down for a Q&A with the Guardian’s Adrian Deevoy, where he gave some… well… curious responses. For one, he apparently…

  4. Ask Billboard: Mark & Mars Move 'Uptown' to No. 1

    January 11, 2015 9:05 AM EST Lipps, Inc. and more: a history of 'funk'-y hits. Plus, more No. 15 hits for '15. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and…

  5. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' Begins 12-Week Hot 100 Reign

    November 03, 2014 8:05 AM EST This week in 2002, the rap god began his longest chart rule. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Mary J. Blige, Roxette and the Beach Boys. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history Nov. 3, 2001 Nine years after her…

  6. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Brandy & Monica Fight Their Way To No. 1

    June 02, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 1998, the divas' harmonic dispute 'The Boy Is Mine' topped the Hot 100. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Elton John and Eminem Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard…

  7. Whitney Wolanin Makes 'Run' Up AC Chart With 'Rudolph'

    December 24, 2013 11:15 AM EST The singer bullets at No. 2 for a second week with her cover of a holiday classic Five questions with Whitney Wolanin, who boasts the No. 2 title on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult Contemporary chart for a second week with "Run Run Rudolph." Her version of the song, first…