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  1. Taylor Swift's 'Never' Roars Toward Record Sales Debut, Onto Airplay Charts

    August 20, 2012 12:46 PM EDT "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," the first single from Swift's fourth studio album Red , due Oct. 22, appears headed for digital sales history. It, meanwhile, blasts onto multiple Billboard airplay charts following its fir ...

  2. Carly Rae Jepsen Claims Longest Hot 100 No. 1 Run of 2012

    August 08, 2012 2:07 PM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" maintains its perch atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth week, passing the chart's prior champ, Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" (eight) for most frames atop the chart i ...

  3. Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' Now Biggest-Selling Digital Song by Female Artist

    March 02, 2012 3:54 PM EST Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" has become the biggest-selling digital song of all time by a woman in the U.S. -- and the second-biggest overall. Adele's Grammy Performance Brings '21' Biggest Sales Gain In SoundScan Hi ...

  4. Adele Leads Record-Setting Year in Digital Sales

    January 04, 2012 2:21 PM EST Digital music was filled with records, milestones and resurgence in 2011. Adele set marks for digital albums and track sales. Digital albums topped 100 million units for the first time. And track sales came back to life after falling flat in 2010. ...

  5. Black Eyed Peas Raise $4M at Central Park Concert

    October 03, 2011 7:15 AM EDT After thousands of disappointed fans were forced to leave Central Park in NYC back in June for threat of dangerous weather, the Black Eyed Peas returned in full force to rock a crowd of 60,000 on the Great Lawn Friday night (Sept. 30). It was a &q ...

  6. Black Eyed Peas Score Fifth No. 1 Single in U.K.

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST As Take That's "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) moved past one million U.K. sales to start a fourth week atop the album chart there, the Black Eyed Peas scored a fifth No. 1 single in the territory, climbing 6-1 with "The Time (D ...

  7. Fergie To Receive Billboard's Woman of the Year Award

    October 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas vocalist and six-time Grammy-winning artist Fergie will receive the Woman of the Year Award at the 2010 Billboard Women in Music Event on Dec. 2 in New York. "I am humbled and excited to accept the Billboard Woman of the Year ...

  8. Black Eyed Peas Drop New Single, 'The Time'

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas are back with more pummeling synths and mind-melding hooks on "The Time," the first single from the group's upcoming album, "The Beginning." "The Time," unveiled today on frontman will.i.am� ...

  9. Black Eyed Peas' 'I Gotta Feeling' Breaks Digital Sales Record

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas continue to steamroll their way into the record books this week. The group's "I Gotta Feeling" surpasses Flo Rida's "Low" as the best-selling digital song of all time, according to Nielsen SoundSca ...

  10. Black Eyed Peas Back On Top Of Hot 100 With 'Imma Be'

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas become the first duo or group in 19 years to plate three Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles from one album, as "Imma Be," from the act's "The E.N.D.," beelines 3-1. The quartet set a record last year withh ...

  11. Taylor Swift Swipes Female Download Record

    January 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift breaks the record for best first-week download sales by a female artist with “Today Was a Fairytale.” The track sold 325,000 and is set to debut at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both charts will ...

  12. Taylor Swift Edges Susan Boyle For 2009's Top Selling Album

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" reigns for a sixth straight week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 137,000 (down 73%) according to Nielsen SoundScan, bringing her cumulative sales total up to 3,104,000. However, while that ...

  13. Best Of 2009: Part 2

    December 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22 ...

  14. Digital Year-End Lists Reveal Glimpse At Services' Demos

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Now's the time of year for everyone ( including Billboard ) to serve up their "Best of 2009" lists. Digital music services are no different, with iTunes, YouTube, Last.fm and others all sharing details on what content stood above th ...

  15. Chart Beat: Best of 2009, Part 1

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22 ...

  16. Jay Sean Knocks Black Eyed Peas From Hot 100 Summit

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jay Sean will put an end to the Black Eyed Peas' record reign atop the Billboard Hot 100 as his "Down" will move into the top slot on the chart to be released tomorrow morning. The Peas had held steady at No. 1 for 26 straight weeks ...

  17. 'Feeling' Steady: Black Eyed Peas Match Decade Mark On Hot 100

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT With its 14th week at the Hot 100 summit, "I Gotta Feeling" by the Black Eyed Peas matches Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" for longest No. 1 stay this decade. The Peas have now held firm at No. 1 for 26 straight week ...

  18. Taylor Swift Climbs Hot 100, Black Eyed Peas Still No. 1

    September 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyes Peas' "I Gotta Feeling" reigns for a 13th week on the Billboard Hot 100, besting the 12-week stay at the summit of "Boom Boom Pow," the Peas' previous single that directly preceded its follow-up at No. ...

  19. 'Glee' Songs Liven Up Billboard Hot 100

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The top six songs on the Billboard Hot 100 hold steady this week, but the new season of Fox's "Glee" brings joy to the chart. The television show's cast recording of Rihanna's hit "Take A Bow" is the week' ...

  20. Pearl Jam Posts Week's Highest Hot 100 Debut, Peas Stay On Top

    September 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam scores the week's highest debut on the Billboard Hot 100, which also sees the Black Eyed Peas, Jay Sean and Creed all making waves. Entering at No. 56 is the Seattle rock band's "The Fixer," which earns Pearl Jam its ...

  21. Black Eyed Peas, Jason Mraz Streak To Hot 100 Records

    August 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Two longevity records will be shattered on the Billboard Hot 100 chart to be released on Billboard.biz tomorrow (Aug. 20) morning. With an eighth consecutive week at No. 1 for "I Gotta Feeling," the Black Eyed Peas will have held the top ...

  22. Michael Jackson Continues U.K. Chart Run

    August 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT For the seventh week running, "The Essential Michael Jackson" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) tops the U.K. album chart, while for the second time this year, Black Eyed Peas are in a second stint atop the singles chart, this time with &q ...

  23. George Strait Likely To Top Billboard 200

    August 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Next week the King of Country looks like he'll dethrone the King of Pop, as George Strait's new release "Twang" will be the top selling album in the United States. Industry prognosticators believe "Twang" will sell at ...

  24. Michael Jackson, Black Eyed Peas Control U.K. Charts

    August 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas, already boasting the longest successive stay at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with 17 weeks in total for "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling" (Interscope/Universal), jumped 3-1 in the U.K. with the latter s ...

  25. Black Eyed Peas Set Billboard Hot 100 Record

    July 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas set a record this week for the longest successive No. 1 chart run by a duo or group in the Billboard Hot 100's history. "I Gotta Feeling" is in its fifth consecutive week at No. 1, following 12 weeks at the top b ...

  26. Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Shakira Make Moves On Hot 100

    July 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry and Shakira make their moves on the Hot 100 this week, while the Black Eyed Peas and Jason Mraz set new milestones. Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me" at No. 3 nets a new peak on the Hot 100 fo ...

  27. Colbie Caillat, Mary Mary, Ting Tings Shake Up The Hot 100

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Colbie Caillat, Mary Mary and the Ting Tings shake up the Billboard Hot 100 in a week where the top five spots on the chart remain unchanged. Caillat has the week's hot shot debut at No. 12 with "Falling For You," the first song fro ...

  28. Dream Theater Debuts Atop Euro Chart

    July 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Europe welcomes a new bestseller on the composite European Top 100 Albums chart, as New York rock outfit Dream Theater's "Black Clouds and Silver Linings" (Roadrunner) opens its account at No. 1. Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boo ...

  29. Black Eyed Peas' Tour Heads Down Under

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas will be heading down under for a six-date tour in support of their chart-topping latest album "The E.N.D." (Interscope). Michael Gudinski's Frontier Touring Company will promote the Australasian leg of The E.N.D. Wor ...

  30. Placebo Holds Off Black Eyed Peas On Euro Chart

    June 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" (Interscope/Universal) moves back to the top of Billboard's European Hot 100 Singles, but the group's "The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)" is again held off No. 1 on European Top ...

  31. Black Eyed Peas Manager Charged With Assault On Perez Hilton

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Toronto police have charged Black Eyed Peas manager Liborio Molina with assault after an alleged confrontation with celebrity blogger Perez Hilton at the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. Molina, 36, was charged by the Toronto police's 52 Di ...

  32. Nickelback Wins Big At MuchMusic Awards

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rockers Nickelback took home three awards at the MuchMusic Video Awards at a splashy show in downtown Toronto. Nickelback's three awards last night included best video, best rock video and best post-production." The show, which ...

  33. Black Eyed Peas Take Top Two Slots On Billboard Hot 100

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After eleven weeks at No. 1 with "Boom Boom Pow," the Black Eyed Peas are right behind themselves at No. 2 with the debut of "I Gotta Feeling" on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. "I Gotta Feeling" moved 249,000 downlo ...

  34. Black Eyed Peas 'E.N.D.' Up At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas' "The E.N.D." bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 304,000 -- the hip-pop act's best sales week ever. It's also the first No. 1 album for the group, which had previously gone as high as No. 2. Its la ...

  35. Black Eyed Peas Score First No. 1 Album

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas go "Boom Boom Pow!" on the Billboard 200 chart, netting its first No. 1 album as "The E.N.D." bows atop the list with 304,000 ... Aventura scores a record high week with its new set "The Last," sta ...

  36. Black Eyed Peas Poised For No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas are aiming to go "Boom" with its first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week as its new set, "The E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies)," is poised to open in the top slot. Industry sources suggest that the ...

  37. Black Eyed Peas At No. 1 On European Hot 100

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As Green Day starts a third week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music), Lady Gaga's 15-week reign over European Hot 100 Singles with "Poker Face" (Intersco ...

  38. Green Day's '21st Century Breakdown' Breaks In At No. 1

    May 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, giving the trio its second chart-topper . . . The album opens with 215,000 after just three days of release, as the set was issued Friday, May 15, but Nielse ...

  39. 3OH!3 Hits Top Ten On Billboard Hot 100

    May 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Boulder, Colorado's 3OH!3 is the newest resident on the Billboard Hot 100's top ten this week, with its chart debut "Don't Trust Me" jumping four spots to No. 9. The song scored a 29% increase in downloads (with 123,000 fo ...

  40. Flo Rida Has Sweet Week On Billboard Hot 100

    April 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Flo Rida has a sweet week on the Billboard Hot 100, leaping into the top 10 with "Sugar" featuring Wynter at No. 7. The track is the rapper's fourth top 10, joining his current No. 5 hit "Right Round" near the top of the c ...

  41. Black Eyed Peas Score First No. 1 On Hot 100

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas set the mark for best single-week and debut download totals by a group as "Boom Boom Pow" shifts 465,000 in its first week of release. The title easily tops Hot Digital Songs and is set to become the act's first ...

  42. Black Eyed Peas On Course For First Hot 100 No. 1

    April 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas' new single, "Boom Boom Pow" (will.i.am/Interscope), will make a big boom on next week's singles charts. Interscope is projecting the song, released on March 31, will sell more than 400,000 downloads in its ...