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  1. 'Glee,' 'Twilight: Eclipse' And Aguilera Arrive . . . But Drake Awaits

    June 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT You never stopped believin', right? "Glee: The Music—Journey to Regionals" bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 154,000, ahead of the "Twilight Saga: Eclipse" soundtrack at No. 2 with 146,000 . . . Christina Aguilera� ...

  2. 'Glee' Rises Past 'Twilight' To Top Billboard 200

    June 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It was Team Jacob and Team Edward versus the Gleeks this past week in the race to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, as the "Twilight Saga: Eclipse" soundtrack went up against the latest installment of the "Glee" soundtrack se ...

  3. Christina Aguilera's 'Bionic' Tops U.K. Chart

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera won her second U.K. No. 1 album and the British singles chart was overrun by soccer-related releases, as the Official Charts Company's latest sales data was unveiled. Aguilera's "Bionic" (RCA/Sony Music Enter ...

  4. Jack Johnson's 'To The Sea' Sets Sail At No. 1

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jack Johnson floats in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "To the Sea," selling 243,000 copies in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the third chart-topper for Johnson, who previously reigned with " ...

  5. Christina Aguilera Announces 'Bionic' Summer Tour Dates

    May 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera will return to the stage this summer, when she kicks off a 20-date North American outing on July 15, tour producer Live Nation announced today (May 10). Leona Lewis, the British pop singer, will also appear on the dates. Aguiler ...

  6. Radio Hot For Christina Aguilera Single

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT After a four-year absence, Christina Aguilera is being welcomed back to radio with open arms. The singer's new single, "Not Myself Tonight," is the No. 1 most added song at mainstream top 40 and rhythm radio this week. According to ...

  7. Christina Aguilera Reveals 'Bionic' Album Release Date, Details

    March 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The wait is over for Christina Aguilera fans, as the pop star announced today (Mar. 25) that she'll release "Bionic" -- her long-anticipated fourth studio album and the first since 2006's "Back to Basics" -- on June 8 ...

  8. Aguilera Reinvents Old Hits On New Collection

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT From exposing her erotic side on her 2002 "Stripped" album to emulating pinup dolls in videos like "Candy Man" and "Ain't No Other Man" on "Back to Basics" in 2006, Christina Aguilera is all about reinv ...

  9. Target Scores Aguilera Hits Album Exclusive

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Target and Target.com will be the sole retailers to carry Christina Aguilera's first greatest hits collection, "Keeps Gettin' Better – A Decade of Hits," due Nov. 11 via RCA. The set will include a pair of new songs, "Dyna ...

  10. 'Musical' To The Tune Of 615,000

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The soundtrack to Disney Channel's "High School Musical 2" makes a grand entrance at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with 615,000 units, the year's second-largest sales week. It's also the best debut for a soundtrack since 2002 ...

  11. Top Five Says Hello to UGK, Plies and Jonas Brothers

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rap duo UGK (Pimp C and Bun B) storm the top of The Billboard 200 as the act scores its first No. 1 album. The "Underground Kingz" sold 160,000 last week -- the best sales week ever for either the group or its individual members ... New ...

  12. Norah Rebounds To No. 1 In Post-Grammy Week

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a week where the top nine albums moved more than 100,000 units, Norah Jones' "Not Too Late" tops The Billboard 200 for a second time. The Blue Note effort crowned the list when it debuted two weeks ago with 405,000 copies. This w ...

  13. Diam's Wins 3 At NRJ Awards

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST With three trophies, French rapper Diam's was the big winner at the annual NRJ Awards, held Saturday (Jan. 20) at Cannes' Palais des Festivals on the eve of Midem. The EMI-signed artist was on hand to receive gongs for female artist of t ...

  14. Beyonce's 'B-Day' Makes Big Bow At No. 1

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sells 541,000 units first week. Beyonce racks up her second No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "B'Day," bypassing her best one-week sum by more than 220,000 copies. The Columbia set moved a whopping 541,000 units in its first week, acc ...

  15. Iron Maiden Breathes New 'Life' Into Euro Chart

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT There's a significant changing of the guard on Billboard's pan-European sales charts, as Iron Maiden and Justin Timberlake wrest control from Christina Aguilera and Shakira, respectively. There's a significant changing of the guard ...

  16. Iron Maiden Breathes New 'Life' Into Euro Chart

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT There's a significant changing of the guard on Billboard's pan-European sales charts, as Iron Maiden and Justin Timberlake wrest control from Christina Aguilera and Shakira, respectively. There's a significant changing of the guard ...

  17. Dylan Earns First No. 1 Album Since 1976

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard 200 with "Modern Times." Not only is it the legendary songwriter's first album to reach the throne since "Desire" in 1976, it's also his hi For the first ti ...

  18. Aguilera's Maintains Euro Chart Supremacy

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums shows Christina Aguilera starting a second week at No. 1 with "Back To Basics" (RCA). The album loses its lead in the United Kingdom and Ireland (1-2) An unchanged top three on European T ...

  19. Aguilera's Maintains Euro Chart Supremacy

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums shows Christina Aguilera starting a second week at No. 1 with "Back To Basics" (RCA). The album loses its lead in the United Kingdom and Ireland (1-2) An unchanged top three on European T ...

  20. Danity Kane Sidesteps OutKast To Claim No. 1

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Set sold 234,000 copies in the United States. In yet another big week for new albums on The Billboard 200, Danity Kane comes out on top of the crop with its self-titled debut. The set sold 234,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen ...

  21. Clear Channel Presses Button On Video Six Pack

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio's Online unit today (Aug. 29) is launching a new artist-hosted on-demand video feature called Video Six Pack. Clear Channel Radio's Online unit today (Aug. 29) is launching a new artist-hosted on-demand video feature ...

  22. Beyonce, Snow Patrol Rule U.K. Charts

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Timberlake single takes No. 13 based on download sales alone. Beyonce achieved her second solo U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Aug. 27), climbing from last week's entry position of No. 21 with "Deja Vu" featuring Jay-Z (Columbia). On t ...

  23. Beyonce, Snow Patrol Rule U.K. Charts

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Timberlake debuts at No. 13 on download sales alone. Beyonce achieved her second solo U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Aug. 27), climbing from last week's entry position of No. 21 with "Deja Vu" featuring Jay-Z (Columbia). On the album ...

  24. Aguilera's 'Back To' No. 1 In Europe

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera powers to the European Top 100 Albums summit with "Back To Basics" (RCA). Its 2002 predecessor "Stripped" only debuted at No. 16 on the pan-European chart, although it went on to be Christina Aguilera powers ...

  25. Aguilera's 'Back To' No. 1 In Europe

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera powers to the European Top 100 Albums summit with "Back To Basics" (RCA). Its 2002 predecessor "Stripped" only debuted at No. 16 on the pan-European chart, although it went on to be Christina Aguilera powers ...

  26. Aguilera Takes No. 1 Amid Five Top 10 Debuts

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Moves 346,000 copies in the United States. Christina Aguilera leads a charge of debuts in the top five slots of The Billboard 200 with the double-disc RCA set "Back to Basics." The set sold 346,000 copies in the United States, according ...

  27. MTV Pulls Beenie Man From VMA Concert

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dancehall star Beenie Man, who has recorded anti-gay songs in the past, was yanked from a concert associated with the MTV Video Music Awards this weekend after gay groups planned a protest, the networ Dancehall star Beenie Man, who has recorded an ...