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  1. Rush, Ed Sheeran and Josh Turner Heading for Top 10 on Billboard 200

    June 15, 2012 8:51 PM EDT Rock band Rush, British newcomer Ed Sheeran and country star Josh Turner are all on track to debut in the top 10 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. The new Billboard 200's top 10 will be revealed on the morning of June 20. Chart Mov ...

  2. Album Reviews: Rush, Hot Chip, Eric Benet, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

    June 14, 2012 2:05 PM EDT Rush Clockwork Angels Producers: Rush, Nick Raskulinecz Anthem/Roadrunner Records Release Date: June 12 It's not exactly a news flash when at the beginning of Rush's latest album, "Clockwork Angels," frontman Geddy Lee proclaim ...

  3. Business Matters: A Venture Capitalist's Approach to Fighting Piracy

    February 16, 2012 9:44 PM EST A Venture Capitalist's Approach to Fighting Piracy -- Fred Wilson made Billboard's Power 100 list ( at No. 86 ) for two reasons: he helps builds digital startups and he is one of venture capital's more prominent thought leaders. In ...

  4. LMFAO Still 'Sexy' Atop Hot 100

    January 04, 2012 5:22 PM EST LMFAO scores a second week atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Sexy and I Know It." The confident duo's previous leader, "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, meanwhile, continues its lengthy residence i ...

  5. Adele's '21' Claims 14th Week At No. 1 on Billboard 200

    January 04, 2012 11:00 AM EST As predicted , Adele's "21" album returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200, marking its 14th nonconsecutive week at the top of the tally. The news comes on the heels of Nielsen SoundScan's 2011 year-end charts , which showed " ...

  6. LMFAO Brings 'Sexy' To Hot 100 Summit

    December 28, 2011 3:16 PM EST After a nail-biting seven-week wait at No. 2, LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It" at last struts to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 as the chart's top Digital Gainer during the robust sales week leading up to Christmas Day. "Sex ...

  7. Canadian Independent Music Association Elects Board Of Directors

    September 29, 2011 7:50 AM EDT The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA), which represents about 180 Canadian-owned independent companies from the English-language Canadian sound recording industry, has filled 10 new positions on the 2011-12 Board of Directors. Elected ...

  8. Rihanna Roars Onto Hot 100, LMFAO Leaps Into Top 10

    September 28, 2011 2:54 PM EDT While Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera, spends a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Rihanna and LMFAO make strong cases for future chart domination with their latest singles. Rihanna charges o ...

  9. LMFAO's 'Party Rock Anthem' Is Official Song of the Summer

    September 09, 2011 7:30 AM EDT With its lyrics imploring revelers to "get up, get down, put your hands up to the sound!," LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, is, fittingly, Billboard's 2011 song of the summer. The hi ...

  10. Which Hot 100 Record Does Lil Wayne Beat Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and The Beatles?

    August 24, 2011 7:34 PM EDT Katy Perry remains atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)," her historic fifth No. 1 from her album "Teenage Dream," while Lil Wayne leaps onto the survey at No. 3 with the latest previe ...

  11. LMFAO: The Billboard Cover Story

    August 08, 2011 6:04 AM EDT The video plot: After a few weeks in a coma, a duo, wearing pristine bedazzled jackets and Dalmatian-print leggings, emerges to find the world in chaos. Zombies. In this case, though, the afflicted aren't compelled by a virus to devour huma ...

  12. LMFAO Vs. Rockwell: Berry Gordy's Offspring Battle It Out on Billboard Hot 100

    June 27, 2011 3:04 PM EDT Sibling rivalry makes for great drama. And while there's nothing Ewing-like about their relationship, two sons of Motown founder Berry Gordy, LMFAO's Redfoo (a.k.a. Stefan Gordy) and Rockwell (a.k.a Kennedy Gordy), are having a chart bat ...

  13. Chart Moves: Jason Aldean Has Greatest Gainer on Both Hot 100 and Billboard 200 Charts

    June 16, 2011 2:20 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: -- Jason Aldean: "Dirt Road Anthem" speeds 23-9 with the Hot 100's Greatest Gainer/Digital award . As it flies 16-4 on Hot Digital Songs with 169,000 downloads sold ( up 99% ), the song nets the second-best we ...

  14. 'Book Of Mormon' Makes Billboard 200 History; Adele Returns to No. 1

    June 15, 2011 11:00 AM EDT While Adele's "21" returns, as expected, to the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 (114,000; down 5%) for a 10th nonconsecutive week and Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" falls to No. 2 (100,000; down 42%), the real news is th ...

  15. Web Trends: Ted Nugent, Eminem, Shakira, Metric and more

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 11am) 7. Ted Nugent On Independence Day, Ted Nugent will release 30 songs for 76 cents for what he calls "Defiance Day." YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem feat Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. Music Video: ...

  16. Web Trends: LeAnn Rimes, Zack de la Rocha, Rihanna and more

    July 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 4pm) 1. Ribfest Naperville 2010 This year’s Ribfest Naperville 2010 event takes place this weekend, with performances by LeAnn Rimes and Sammy Hagar among others. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem feat Rihanna - Love ...

  17. Web Trends: Drake, R. Kelly, Selena Gomez, Conan O'Brien and more

    June 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 4pm) No music terms currently trending. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. Young Jeezy feat. Drake - Lose My Mind (Remix) 3. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 4. Drake ...

  18. Web Trends: Eminem, Rihanna, Conan O'Brien, Lady Gaga and more

    June 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 11am) No music terms currently trending. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. Young Jeezy feat. Drake - Lose My Mind (Remix) 3. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 4. Drak ...

  19. Web Trends: Chris Brown, Eminem, Drake, Katie Price and more

    June 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 4pm) No music terms trending at this time. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Chris Brown's Michael Jackson Tribute @ the 2010 BET Awards 2. Chris Brown cries @ BET Awards 2010 - RIP Michael Jackson 3. Eminem feat Rihan ...

  20. Leonard Cohen Dazzles At New York Tour Warm-Up

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Tuning up for a spring North American tour, Leonard Cohen played his first show on American soil in 15 years last night (Feb. 19) at New York's Beacon Theatre. The three-hour performance featured all of Cohen's classics, including " ...

  21. Glastonbury, Ting Tings Named U.K. Festival Favorites

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Michael Eavis' Glastonbury festival bounced back after a year of media scrutiny for slower ticket sales and his choice of a hip-hop act, Jay-Z, for headliner as the event won in three categories at this year's U.K. Festival Awards. At th ...

  22. Neil Diamond Shines With First No. 1 Album

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond nabs the first No. 1 of his career as "Home Before Dark" bows atop the Billboard 200. The set's 146,000 start is his best debut sales week since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991. Last week's chart-topp ...

  23. Mariah's On Fire: Diva Notches Sixth No. 1 Album

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Mariah Carey's "E=MC2" charges in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, giving the singer/songwriter her sixth chart-topping set. With a 463,000 bow, "E=MC2" earns the best sales week for an album this year, Carey� ...

  24. Update: TVT Records Sinking

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST TVT Records, once hailed as Billboard's top independent label and home to artists such as Lil Jon, Pitbull and Ying Yang Twins, will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, company head Steve Gottlieb tells Billboard.biz. "This is not ...

  25. Pitbull, Baby Bash Team For National Trek

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bilingual rappers Pitbull and Baby Bash are co-headlining a national tour in support of their new albums. The tour hits clubs in 13 cities, beginning with Orlando's House of Blues Mar. 15. The tour continues to Miami's Calle Ocho and oth ...

  26. Boost Mobile Ramps Up New Anthem 2.0 Campaign

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Boost Mobile has enlisted Island Urban president and songwriter/producer Jermaine Dupri, Def Jam rapper Young Jeezy and Interscope rap/rock newcomer Mickey Avalon for the second installment of its Anthem campaign. Shot this week in Los Angeles by ...

  27. 'B' Acts Rule The Chart

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This week's Billboard 200 is brought to you by the letter "B." As Michael Buble's "Call Me Irresponsible" rises to No. 1 on the chart, the four highest debuts on the list belong to a bunch of "B" acts: Bone ...

  28. Canadian Artists Grab Top Five Spots

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It is a big week for Canadian artists at home as they hold down the top five spots on SoundScan Canada's album chart, week ending May 6. Reprise crooner Michael Buble bows atop the chart as "Call Me Irresponsible" moved 42,000 units ...

  29. Ne-Yo Scores Second No. 1 In Debut-Heavy Week

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo scores his second No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Because of You" enters at the summit. Amid a heavy week for new releases, the Def Jam set moved 251,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, fueled by i ...

  30. Ne-Yo and Michael Buble Lead Busy Chart

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo and Michael Buble bow at Nos. 1 and 2, respectively, on The Billboard 200 -- it's the second chart-topper for the former and a new high for the latter ... The pair are just two of six debuts in the top 10 this week. Rush, Miranda Lamber ...

  31. The Young And The Hopeful

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Joel Madden says that "we wanted to kind of reinvent Good Charlotte a little bit" on the band's fourth album, "Good Morning Revival." Of course, some might say that goes against the ain't broke/don't fix it rule. ...

  32. Evanescence Tops Euro Chart For Second Week

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Notches a No. 1 debut in Greece. Evanescence starts a second week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums with "The Open Door" (Wind-Up). Although it loses its chart-topping berths in Germany and Switzerland, falling to No. 2 in those mar ...

  33. Rhythm & Blues

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Signaling the potential of the fast-growing ringtones market, Boost Mobile has raised more than $20,000 for three youth organizations through sales of its "Anthem" master ringtone. Read Gail Mitchell' Signaling the potential of the ...

  34. Australian Pirate DJs Sentenced To Fine

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal court judge in Sydney on July 29 ordered five club DJs to pay $140,000 Australian ($98,000) each after they pleaded guilty to copyright infringement. SYDNEY -- A federal court judge in Sydney on July 29 ordered five club DJs to pay $140, ...

  35. Australian DJs To Pay Out In Copyright Case

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Federal Court judge in Sydney last Friday (July 30) ordered five Sydney club DJs to pay a total of A$140,000 ($98,000) in compensation after they pleaded guilty to copyright infringement. A Federal Court judge in Sydney last Friday (July 30) ord ...

  36. New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing technologies are beginning to raise new legal issues for performance venues, as the rights of patrons and artists potentially collide. That was the warning delivered by Denis Clive Braham d New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venu ...

  37. Rush Sets 46-Date Anniversary Tour

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canadian rock trio Rush has revealed details of its 30th-anniversary North American tour. The 46-date trek, largely of sheds, begins May 26 in Nashville, and wraps Aug. 22 in the group's Toronto homeb Canadian rock trio Rush has revealed deta ...