1. Chart Highlights: OneRepublic's 'Counting Stars' Shoots To No. 1 On Pop Songs

    January 13, 2014 4:15 PM EST The band lands its third No. 1 at the format. Plus, Rascal Flatts returns and new No. 1s for Stone Sour, Marc Anthony and more 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. 20 Best Dance Music Albums of 2013: CODE Picks

    December 20, 2013 3:40 PM EST Dance music has typically been defined by the single, but in 2013, the electronic dance music album made a comeback with a vengeance. From chart-toppers to critical darlings to fan favorites, the longplayer is alive and well. Here are the 20 Best Albums (and a few outstanding EPs) as…

  3. 10 Things the Dance World is Thankful For and Why

    November 27, 2013 11:54 AM EST It’s the time of year to give thanks and CODE wants to shout out the people and things that make dance music what it is! 1 Sia For her saving dance diva-dom from oversinging, trite lyrics and dialed-in performances. She is titanium. 2 DanceSafe Because everyone has the right to information…

  4. Chart Highlights: Johnny Mathis Scores 50th Adult Contemporary Hit

    November 18, 2013 4:35 PM EST The icon becomes just the fifth artist to reach the historic milestone. Plus, Kelly Clarkson adds to the onslaught of holiday debuts, Broken Bells return and Mandisa makes chart history Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top…

  5. Miley Cyrus, Avicii, Calvin Harris Net New Airplay Chart No. 1s

    November 18, 2013 1:35 PM EST Cyrus takes over atop Pop Songs with 'Wrecking Ball,' Avicii becomes the first EDM act to rule Adult Pop Songs and Calvin Harris hikes to the top of Dance/Mix Show Airplay Miley Cyrus' former Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 "Wrecking Ball" smashes through to No. 1 on the…

  6. Chart Highlights: Rihanna Tops Dance Club Songs, Young The Giant Returns, Lorde Adds Latin Airplay

    November 04, 2013 4:05 PM EST Rihanna notches her latest No. 1, Young the Giant returns to rock airwaves and Lorde's 'Royals' crosses to Latin radio. Plus, Donald Lawrence takes over atop Gospel Songs Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the…

  7. Chart Highlights: Katy Perry, Drake, Bastille Score New No. 1s

    October 14, 2013 2:35 PM EDT Perry's 'Roar' ties a record on Dance/Club Play Songs, Drake makes history on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay and Bastille notches its first Alternative Songs leader. Plus,Thomas Rhett takes over atop Country Airplay Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of…

  8. Bubbling Under: Actor/Singer Mack Wilds Debuts At R&B/Hip-Hop

    October 11, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Mack Wilds, Echosmith, Brandy Clark and Ayah Marar   MACK WILDS Mack Wilds makes his first chart appearances this week, as…

  9. Record-Breaker Calvin Harris Appointed 'Electronic Cash King'

    August 16, 2013 5:40 AM EDT Calvin Harris has had an 18 months for the record books. The Scottish DJ and producer has been proclaimed the world’s highest-paid DJ by Forbes, just a week after he set another chart record in the United Kingdom. With the No. 9 bow of “Thinking Of You” ft. Ayah Marar, Harris’ album “18…

  10. 'Wake Up' And 'Get Lucky': Avicii, Daft Punk Score On Dance Charts

    August 15, 2013 5:47 PM EDT Avicii continues to register impressive upward movements across all of Billboard's dance/electronic charts, and beyond.   His “Wake Me Up!” is the Greatest Gainer (13-6) on Dance/Club Play Songs, while improving 5-3 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay and 4-3 on Dance/Electronic Songs. The track…

  11. Miley Cyrus Lands First U.K. Chart-Topper with 'We Can’t Stop'

    August 12, 2013 6:16 AM EDT Miley Cyrus has landed not only her first U.K. No. 1 single but her first top ten hit in the territory. “We Can’t Stop” (RCA/Sony) debuted at the summit yesterday (Sunday) with first-week sales of 128,000. “Britain’s Got Talent” duo Richard & Adam’s “The Impossible Dream” (Sony Music CG…

  12. Avicii's 'Wake Me Up' Retains No. 1 Slot in U.K., Moves Past 1 Million Sales

    August 05, 2013 4:51 AM EDT Swedish DJ Avicii’s “Wake Me Up” (Positiva/PRMD) broke through the half-million sales barrier to secure a third week atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday. The latest TV-generated No. 1 on the artist album chart are “Britain’s Got Talent” graduates Richard & Adam, whose “The Impossible…

  13. 'X Factor' Star Jahmene Douglas Leads U.K. Albums Chart as 'Now' Comp Smashes 300,000 Sales

    July 29, 2013 5:21 AM EDT “Now That’s What I Call Music! 85” (Sony Music CG/Virgin EMI/Universal) has smashed the series’ own record for the U.K.’s fastest-selling album of 2013, previously held by its “Now 84” predecessor. As the Official Charts Company’s latest sales data was published yesterday (July 28), Avicii…

  14. Avicii Spins Year's Fastest-Seller in U.K. with 'Wake Me Up'

    July 22, 2013 5:07 AM EDT Swedish DJ-producer Avicii has smashed the record for the U.K.’s fastest-selling single of 2013, debuting at No. 1 yesterday (July 21) with nearly 267,000 sales of “Wake Me Up” (Positiva/PRMD). It deposed Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” (Interscope/Universal), featuring TI and Pharrell…

  15. Kastle Reads Emerson, Makes Beats

    May 07, 2013 5:06 PM EDT DJ/producer takes a philosophical approach to his self-released debut album. Barrett Richards, the DJ and producer known better as Kastle, is sitting in the guest room that has doubled as a studio inside his manager’s loft in downtown Los Angeles. He’s doing his best to tolerate the…

  16. Calvin Harris, '18 Months': Track-By-Track Review

    October 29, 2012 9:30 AM EDT When listening to Calvin Harris' new full-length "18 Months," it's easy to be reminded of David Guetta's 2009 album "One Love." Like that fourth studio album, which featured hits like "Sexy Bitch," "When Love Takes Over" and "Gettin&…

  17. Calvin Harris Releasing '18 Months' Oct. 30

    September 25, 2012 9:35 AM EDT Guest Singers on DJ's Third Effort Include Florence Welch, Ellie Goulding Calvin Harris , the producer-DJ behind Rihanna 's pulsating hit "We Found Love," which topped the Hot 100 for ten weeks, will release his third solo album "18 Months" on October 30. Much of…

  18. Jackson Ordered To Pay Thousands In Legal Fees

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has been told to pay more than $256,000 in legal fees to a firm that handled some side issues during his 2005 child molestation trial. Michael Jackson has been told to pay more than $256,000 in legal fees to a firm that handled some side issues during his 2005 child…