1. Ask Billboard: Lady Gaga's Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    March 30, 2014 9:05 AM EDT In the latest mailbag, a recap of Gaga's best-selling albums, songs and more; Soko's quick Hot 100 run; and your favorite one-word-titled hits As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your…

  2. Replacements Reunion, Fall Out Boy & Blink-182 Highlight Chicago's Riot Fest

    September 16, 2013 9:42 AM EDT Beloved rockers tear through second gig in 22 years to close out 3-day fest The ninth annual Riot Fest rocked hard this past weekend at Chicago's spacious Humboldt Park, carnival-oriented punk and indie rock festival's home for the second consecutive year. From old school acts…

  3. 2 Chainz Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    August 22, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Rapper 2 Chainz sees his debut studio album "Based on a T.R.U. Story" bow at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 147,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's a slightly more robust figure than had initially been projected last week. By last Friday, some industry…

  4. Insane Clown Posse on Track for Third Top 10 Album on Billboard 200

    August 17, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse is due to collect its third top 10 album next week, as "Mighty Death Pop" should bow with 30,000 to 35,000 sold -- so say industry sources. Also looking for a high debut, as previously reported, is rapper 2 Chainz with his "Based on a T.R.U. Story…

  5. 2 Chainz Set for No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200

    August 15, 2012 7:56 PM EDT Chainz is headed for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The rapper's debut studio effort, "Based On a T.R.U. Story," is on course to sell upwards of 130,000 copies by week's end on Aug. 19 (so say industry forecasters). That will easily place him atop the Billboard…

  6. TMI Ep. 5: Yellowcard, Gentlemen Hall, Charts, Fashion & More

    December 08, 2011 4:40 PM EST Watch The 12.8 Episode Again Tune In Live Each Thursday at 3pm ET On episode five of TMI: The Music Insider (Dec. 8), host Downtown Julie Brown sat down for an interview with rockers Yellowcard , chatted about the latest music news and fashion and -- as always -- counted down the 10 biggest…

  7. Adam Levine: "F--- You VMA's"

    August 27, 2011 6:45 PM EDT While many of the world's biggest pop stars are getting ready to appear at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards tomorrow night (Aug. 28), Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine is flipping the middle finger to the network's long-running ceremony. "The VMA's. one day a year when MTV…

  8. The 25 Hottest Clubs In North America

    July 06, 2011 12:00 PM EDT These are the top-ranked clubs in North America based on box-office data reported to Billboard Boxscore by concert promoters or venue representatives for events that occurred this year from Jan. 1 through June 1. Some are booked and promoted by such national promoters as AEG Live (the Joint…

  9. Yellowcard Has Its Way With Katy Perry's 'E.T.'

    June 27, 2011 10:15 AM EDT Rock goes pop in this week's Mashup Monday as Florida's Yellowcard puts their guitars (and violin!) to California girl Katy Perry's hit "E.T." Photos: Yellowcard's Mashup Behind-The-Scenes Yellowcard at Billboard "There's a hook that goes through the…

  10. Yellowcard, "For You, and Your Denial"

    February 19, 2011 5:30 PM EST Yellowcard 's fourth album, "Ocean Avenue," broke the band alongside fellow mall-emo acts Good Charlotte and New Found Glory in 2003, but the group went on hiatus in 2008 after a pair of scantily received albums. Back on an independent label for the first time in a decade, the…

  11. Bruno Mars Returns To Hot 100 Summit, Britney Slips 5 Spots

    January 27, 2011 10:58 AM EST B runo Mars ' "Grenade" reignites atop the Billboard Hot 100 , rebounding 2-1 and logging a third nonconsecutive week in the chart's top spot, having alternated between Nos. 1 and 2 over the past six weeks. The track, which returns to No. 1 on Digital Songs for a fifth…

  12. Jimmy Eat World Revisiting 'Clarity' On Tour

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its 1999 album "Clarity," Jimmy Eat World will perform the set in its entirety at 10 shows early next year. The dates begin Feb. 23 in New York and wrap March 7 in To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its 1999 album "Clarity," Jimmy Eat…

  13. Anberlin Sidesteps Pressure On Universal Debut

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Barack Obama isn't the only one championing change these days. Just ask the members of Anberlin. Barack Obama isn't the only one championing change these days. Just ask the members of Anberlin. The Florida modern rockers staked out quite a bit of new territory on their fourth album,…

  14. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring 2006 - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the…

  15. Paramore, Gym Class Heroes Lead Warped Lineup

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The 2008 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Jack's Mannequin, Against Me!, Pennywise, Reel Big Fish, Cobra Starship, Every Time I Die, Angels and Airwaves, Aggro The 2008 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Jack…

  16. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, Britney Spears, Kevin Federline. "The…

  17. 'NOW 25' Scores 12th No. 1 Album Of The Series

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The "NOW! That's What I Call Music" hits compilation series adds another trophy to its collection of No. 1 albums on The Billboard 200 this week. The 25th installment debuts at the summit after moving The "NOW! That's What I Call Music" hits compilation series…

  18. In The 'Paper'

    July 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Jacksonville, Fla.-born pop-punk outfit Yellowcard is hoping to regain its commercial footing with its new disc, "Paper Walls," due this week on Capitol. The Jacksonville, Fla.-born pop-punk outfit Yellowcard is hoping to regain its commercial footing with its new disc, "…

  19. QOTSA, Ozzy Rock 'Madden 08' Soundtrack

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The in-game soundtrack for the new "Madden NFL 08" video game will feature 27 songs from acts like Queens Of The Stone Age, Daddy Yankee, Swizz Beatz, Sum 41, Mims and Ozzy Osbourne. The game ships fo The in-game soundtrack for the new "Madden NFL 08" video game will…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring 2006 - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the…

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