1. The Year in Latin: Shakira's Digital Domination

    December 09, 2011 8:55 AM EST This year, Shakira didn't have the top-selling Latin album in the United States -- her "Sale el Sol" landed at No. 4 on the Top Latin Albums year-end chart. Nor did she land any singles within the top 10 on the year-end Hot Latin Songs recap. Year In Music Main Page: See All…

  2. Enrique Iglesias Shines & Pitbull Gets Assist From Marc Anthony at L.A. Concert

    October 07, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Enrique Iglesias , Pitbull and Prince Royce, each with his own style and sound, packed the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the Euphoria Tour in a show that left little time for sitting as the trio performed some of their biggest hits. The concert on Thursday (Oct. 7) included special guests…

  3. Billboard's Latin Songs Chart: The 'Beat Of The Industry'

    October 04, 2011 11:45 AM EDT On Oct. 4, 1986, Mexican singer/songwriter "(Billboard's Latin Songs chart) is the beat of the industry," says songwriter Omar Alfanno, who penned Son by Four 's "A Puro Dolor," the longest-running No. 1 track in the history of the chart (61 total weeks, 20 at No…

  4. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera's 'Jagger' Tops Adult Pop Songs

    September 26, 2011 5:55 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Mumford & Sons, Jason Aldean Lead Non-Pop Albums at 2011 Midpoint

    July 07, 2011 11:30 AM EDT The sweet sounds of pop music are in control as we take a look at the top selling albums and songs at the mid-year point of 2011, while artists like folk act Of the top 20 selling albums -- half of them are pop sets. Leading the pop charge, and the year overall, is Adele, Katy Perry Rule Mid…

  7. Alexis & Fido Reach New High on Latin Charts

    June 12, 2011 8:09 AM EDT Alexis & Fido deliver fun, lyrical raps that have made them the talk of their genre. Now the reggaetón pair -- whose real names are Raul Ortiz and Joel Martinez -- is finding that its music is reaching a burgeoning fan base far beyond its home of Cayey, Puerto Rico, a mountain town where…

  8. Don Omar, Enrique Iglesias Among Top Performers at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 29, 2011 12:37 AM EDT There's no question that Enrique Iglesias ruled the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Not just because he opened with a romantic, soft and laser-lit performance of not one but two songs and then went on to win nine awards, including the top honor Artist of the Year and Latin Pop Album…

  9. 2011 Billboard Music Awards Winners Page 3

    April 18, 2011 11:04 AM EDT HOME NEWS WINNERS PHOTOS VIDEOS BATTLE OF THE BANDS Show Page Showing Page 1 2 3 4 5 _ | _ TOP MALE ARTIST Justin Bieber Drake Eminem WINNER Bruno Mars Usher TOP FEMALE ARTIST Ke$ha Lady Gaga Katy Perry Rihanna WINNER Taylor Swift TOP POP ARTIST Justin Bieber The Black Eyed Peas Ke$ha Lady…

  10. Full 2011 Billboard Music Awards Finalists List

    April 12, 2011 11:15 PM EDT Chart Article Bottom See the complete list of finalists for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards below. Watch the awards live in ABC on May 22 at 8 p.m. ET to see if your favorites win. Click here to go back to the Billboard Music Awards Main Page. TOP ARTIST Justin Bieber Eminem Lady Gaga Rihanna…

  11. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Katy Perry, Aaron Lewis

    March 10, 2011 4:55 PM EST DUAL DOMINATION: A week after notching his first No. 1 on Pop Songs , Enrique Iglesias becomes the first artist to top the survey and Latin Songs simultaneously with different songs. As "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E, tops Pop Songs for a…

  12. Adele Rallies on Social 50 Chart, Justin Bieber Holds at No. 1

    March 03, 2011 11:00 AM EST While most of the Social 50 chart is rather sleepy this week -- there are only four re-entries and zero debuts -- the most exciting news comes from the woman who just debuted at No. 1 the Billboard 200 albums chart: Adele. She vaults 37-23 on the Social list with a 32% increase in new week…

  13. Premio Lo Nuestro: Mana, Camila, Wisin y Yandel, Ricky Martin & Prince Royce Shine

    February 18, 2011 11:36 AM EST With three awards each, reggaeton duo Wisin y Yandel , pop trio Camila, regional Mexican act Banda El Recodo and newcomer Prince Royce led the list of winners for Univision's annual Premio Lo Nuestro Latin Music Awards, which aired live Thursday night (Feb. 17) from Miami's American…

  14. Wisin & Yandel, "Los Vaqueros: El Regreso"

    February 12, 2011 5:35 PM EST Unlike other stars of the reggaetón scene who've increasingly embraced mainstream dance music and explored diverse Latin rhythms, Wisin & Yandel remind us why reggaetón blew up in the first place. The self-described "Puerto Rican cowboys" rounded up a posse for an album…

  15. Chart Highlights: Adult Pop, Rap Songs & More

    February 07, 2011 3:35 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 *** "Grenade" Bruno Mars…

  16. Amos Lee Nets No. 1 on Billboard 200 in Another Dreary Sales Week

    February 02, 2011 11:00 AM EST It's a take-the-good/take-the-bad sort of week on the Billboard 200. On the one hand, singer/songwriter Amos Lee collects his first No. 1 and a career-high sales week of 40,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, with his new album, "Mission Bell." Lee had never sold more than 16…

  17. 'Grammy Nominees,' Iron & Wine Likely to Lead Billboard 200 Next Week

    January 28, 2011 12:33 PM EST Well, that was fast. After a bright week where the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart defied expectations and sold more than 90,000 -- the Decemberists' "The King Is Dead" -- it looks like we're diving back to lackluster numbers next week. Presently, industry…

  18. Ricky Martin's "MAS" Track By Track

    January 26, 2011 1:30 PM EST On Feb. 1, Ricky Martin drops his first studio album in six years: "Música + Alma + Sexo" (Music + Soul + Sex) or "MAS" for its acronym in Spanish. We spent an afternoon with Martin in his home studio (with children calling for him outside his window) and he walked us…

  19. Billboard Bits: Adam Lambert's New Album Might Be 'Dark,' Madonna & Prince End Feud

    January 21, 2011 4:52 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Adam Lambert's New Album Might Be 'Dark' Adam Lambert says he's taking his time to avoid a sophomore slump on his follow-up to debut "For Your Entertainment." "I'm in talks,…

  20. Ricky Martin Stays Positive in 'The Best Thing About Me Is You' Video

    January 11, 2011 12:27 PM EST R icky Martin continued his comeback ascent today (Jan. 11), unveiling his first music video in several years -- for "The Best Thing About Me Is You," his duet with Joss Stone . Video: Ricky Martin, "The Best Thing About Me Is You" Recently filmed in Miami under the…

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