Autobiography

  1. Mariah Carey Remains Atop Billboard 200

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a 61% decline in sales, Mariah Carey's Island Def Jam set "E=MC2" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. The album, the diva's sixth No. 1, moved 182,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Soun ...

  2. Mariah And Leona Hold While Rest Of Billboard 200 Gets Busy

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey's "E=MC2" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a second week (down 61%) while Leona Lewis' "Spirit" stays firm at No. 2, earning a gain after her "American Idol" performance last week ... The ...

  3. Ashlee Simpson Opens At Billboard 200 Helm

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ashlee Simpson staves off a slew of Billboard 200 chart veterans this week, notching her second chart-topper with "I Am Me." With sales of 220,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, S Ashlee Simpson staves off a slew of ...

  4. Ashlee Simpson Opens At Billboard 200 Helm

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ashlee Simpson staves off a slew of Billboard 200 chart veterans this week, notching her second chart-topper with "I Am Me." With sales of 220,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, S Ashlee Simpson staves off a slew of ...

  5. ASHLEE SIMPSON

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "I'm beautifully broken, and I don't mind if you know it," declares Ashlee Simpson, introducing the themes of failure and acceptance that reappear throughout her sophomore offering. The 11-track set c "I'm beautifully ...

  6. Usher Leads Year-End RIAA Certs

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST To his eight Grammy nominations and slew of No. 1 singles, Usher adds the honor of most-shipped U.S. album of 2004 for "Confessions" (LaFace/Zomba), according to year-end certifications from the RIAA. To his eight Grammy nominations and ...

  7. Warner/Chappell Ups Two To Senior VP

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Publisher Warner/Chappell Music has upped two executives, Judy Stakee and Greg Sowders, to senior VPs of A&R. Sowders was previously VP of creative and Stakee was VP of A&R. Both are based in Publisher Warner/Chappell Music has upp ...

  8. Ray Charles Earns First Platinum RIAA Award

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Charles posthumously earns the first platinum award of his career with "Genius Loves Company" (Concord) during September certifications by the RIAA. After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Charle ...

  9. Ray Charles Earns First Platinum RIAA Award

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B vet's final record ships 1 million units in Sept. After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Charles posthumously earns the first platinum award of his career with "Genius Loves Company" (Concord) during September certific ...

  10. Nelly Rules Album Chart With Double-Shot

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'Sweat,' 'Suit' take top two spots. With two simultaneously released albums, rap star Nelly pushes everyone out of his way on The Billboard 200 this week, taking over the chart's top two slots. "Suit" is No. 1 wi ...

  11. Nelly Rules Album Chart With Double-Shot

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With two simultaneously released albums, rap star Nelly pushes everyone out of his way on The Billboard 200 this week, taking over the chart's top two slots. "Suit" is No. 1 with 396,000 copies sold i With two simultaneously release ...

  12. Alan Jackson Scores No. 1 Debut

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Country star Alan Jackson enjoys his third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with the Arista Nashville album "What I Do." The set bows with U.S. sales of 178,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, ending Country star Alan Jackson enjoys his ...

  13. Alan Jackson Scores No. 1 Debut

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Country star Alan Jackson enjoys his third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with the Arista Nashville album "What I Do." The set bows with U.S. sales of 178,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, ending Country star Alan Jackson enjoys his ...

  14. McGraw Holds Off Ray Charles Atop Billboard 200

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw is living it up on The Billboard 200, as his Curb set "Live Like You Were Dying" notches a second week in the top slot. Although a 70% decline brings his U.S. sales to 227,000 this week, ac Tim McGraw is living it up on The Bi ...

  15. McGraw Holds Off Ray Charles Atop Billboard 200

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw is living it up on The Billboard 200, as his Curb set "Live Like You Were Dying" notches a second week in the top slot. Although a 70% decline brings his U.S. sales to 227,000 this week, ac Tim McGraw is living it up on The Bi ...

  16. McGraw Leads Quartet Of Debuts Atop Billboard 200

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly, Young Buck, Mase also make mark. In the biggest country debut of the year on The Billboard 200, Tim McGraw opens at No. 1 with "Live Like You Were Dying" (Curb), selling 766,000 units in the United States, according to Nielsen ...

  17. McGraw Leads Quartet Of Debuts Atop Billboard 200

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the biggest country debut of the year on The Billboard 200, Tim McGraw opens at No. 1 with "Live Like You Were Dying" (Curb), selling 766,000 units in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundS In the biggest country debut of the ...

  18. 'Now 16' Topples Simpson For Chart Lead

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 16th installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music" series ends the three-week reign of Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" on The Billboard 200. Despite a 16% decline, the Universal/EMI/Sony Musi The 16th install ...

  19. 'Now 16' Topples Simpson For Chart Lead

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 16th installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music" series ends the three-week reign of Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" on The Billboard 200. Despite a 16% decline, the Universal/EMI/Sony Musi The 16th install ...

  20. Simpson Spends Third Week At No. 1

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Geffen chanteuse Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" rakes in its third week atop The Billboard 200 with 263,000 copies sold in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. Geffen chanteuse Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" ...

  21. Simpson Spends Third Week At No. 1

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Geffen chanteuse Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" rakes in its third week atop The Billboard 200 with 263,000 copies sold in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. Geffen chanteuse Ashlee Simpson's "Autobiography" ...

  22. Simpson Sister Slides Back To No. 1

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'Autobiography' posts 5% sales increase. Fans are still clamoring for the musings of their favorite MTV reality star, as Ashlee Simpson's Geffen debut "Autobiography" reclaims the top spot of The Billboard 200. The season ...

  23. Simpson Sister Slides Back To No. 1

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fans are still clamoring for the musings of their favorite MTV reality star, as Ashlee Simpson's Geffen debut "Autobiography" reclaims the top spot of The Billboard 200. Fans are still clamoring for the musings of their favorite MTV ...

  24. Hits Compilation Tops Billboard 200

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 16th installment of the "Now That's What I Call Music!" series leads The Billboard 200 this week with U.S. sales of 504,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The 16th installment of the "Now That's What I Call Music!&qu ...

  25. Hits Compilation Tops Billboard 200

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 16th installment of the "Now That's What I Call Music!" series leads The Billboard 200 this week with U.S. sales of 504,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The 16th installment of the "Now That's What I Call Music!&qu ...

  26. Ashlee's 'Autobiography' Lands At No. 1

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It's Ashlee Simpson's turn in the spotlight, as her debut, "Autobiography" (Geffen), bows atop The Billboard 200 with U.S. sales of 398,000 units, according to SoundScan. She may have followed in sist It's Ashlee Simpson&# ...

  27. Ashlee's 'Autobiography' Lands At No. 1

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Debut from Simpson sis moves 398K. It's Ashlee Simpson's turn in the spotlight, as her debut, "Autobiography" (Geffen), bows atop The Billboard 200 with U.S. sales of 398,000 units, according to SoundScan. She may have followed ...