Gary Trust

Billboard Associate Director of Charts/Radio, Chart Beat Columnist

Gary Trust is Billboard’s associate director of charts/radio and editor of Billboard’s Chart Beat column. Before joining Billboard in 2006, Gary worked on-air in radio for 14 years at such stations as WBMX Boston, WSNE Providence, R.I., and WMVY Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.

First Cover of Billboard Magazine

The First Billboard: All That Was 'New, Bright and Interesting on the Boards'

On Nov. 1, 1894, Billboard published its first issue … one that's vastly different from today's magazine (and Billboard's expanded platforms). The premiere issue wasn't even focused on the music industry: Billboard's eventual trademark concentration on music, and, of course, charts, would develop over decades.
The Top 10 Halloween Songs

The Top 10 Halloween Songs

A creepy countdown of Billboard's Top Halloween Songs. Because when it comes to Halloween, these are the songs you wouldn't want to be caught ... dead ... without.

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