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.

The Grammys: Adele, Kanye West Top Nominees

Chart Moves: Adele's Adult Domination on Billboard's Charts

Adele tops the Hot 100 for a third week with "Someone Like You," while T-Pain is the chart's greatest gainer with "5 O'Clock," which features Wiz Khalifa and Lily Allen. On the Billboard 200, Scotty McCreery makes chart history and Mayday Parade debuts at No. 12.
Backbeat: Stars Play Brooklyn: Talk New Album, Regrets At Not Investing in Starbucks

Backbeat: Stars Play Brooklyn: Talk New Album, Regrets At Not Investing in Starbucks

Canadian alternative/pop quintet Stars returned to their roots Tuesday night (Oct. 11), performing at a sold-out Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, N.Y. In addition to talk of the band's upcoming new album, The band's singer reminisced over how much the Brooklyn neighborhood has changed since it had one record store and coffee shop.
Adele's 'Someone Like You' Atop Hot 100, Passes Two Million Downloads

Adele's 'Someone Like You' Atop Hot 100, Passes Two Million Downloads

Adele's "Someone Like You" spends a third week atop the Billboard Hot 100, earning Greatest Gainer/Airplay honors and racking up more than 2 million downloads sold to-date, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Elsewhere on the Hot 100, Maroon 5 featuring Christine Aguilera and Foster the People hold onto the No. 2 and 3 spots, respectively.

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