Born This Way

  1. Chart Moves: Pitbull, Adele, Lady Gaga, Matthew Morrison

    May 19, 2011 2:57 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: -- Adele: "Rolling in the Deep" claims a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, strengthening its lock atop the chart with Greatest Gainer/Airplay honors for a third consecutive week and the Greatest Gainer ...

  2. Adele Heading For Ninth Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    May 18, 2011 8:30 PM EDT Adele's "21," the biggest selling album of the year -- 1.7 million copies and counting, according to Nielsen SoundScan -- is set to spend a ninth (and perhaps final) week at No. 1 next week. Tuesday's (May 17) crop of new relea ...

  3. Adele Continues Reign on Billboard 200 -- Longest Stint at No. 1 Since 2009

    May 18, 2011 11:00 AM EDT While Adele's "21" claims an eighth week atop the Billboard 200 -- the longest reign of any album since early 2009 -- the Lonely Island's "Turtleneck & Chain" laughs its way to a No. 3 arrival on the list. Meanwhi ...

  4. Lady Gaga Talks Musical Inspiration, Being Bullied In Upcoming MTV Doc

    May 18, 2011 8:15 AM EDT Lady Gaga will talk about the importance of Bruce Springsteen, juggling her career and personal life, and social causes in an hourlong documentary that will air May 26 on MTV, three days after the release of her third album "Born This Way.&qu ...

  5. Gaga Dethrones Bieber, LMFAO 'Shuffles' onto Social 50 Chart

    May 13, 2011 6:58 AM EDT Lady Gaga (2-1) takes the No. 1 slot from Justin Bieber (1-2) on the Social 50 chart this week, after the latter pop star held the spot for four weeks straight. With Gaga in non-stop promotion mode as the May 23 release of her "Born This Way& ...

  6. Lady Gaga, Zynga Team Up to Promote New Album 'Born This Way'

    May 10, 2011 3:15 PM EDT Lady Gaga has teamed up with social gaming giant Zynga to promote and celebrate her new album, "Born This Way," ahead of its launch. The multi-pronged collaboration will allow little monsters across the world to interact with a Lady Gaga ...

  7. Lady Gaga and Beyonce: Do New Singles' Soft Numbers Spell Trouble for Their Albums?

    May 06, 2011 3:10 PM EDT Two superstar divas -- Lady Gaga and Beyonce -- both have eagerly-awaited albums on the way, but their latest singles are seeing a less-than-spectacular reaction on the charts. Is there cause for alarm? First up is Lady Gaga's "Judas,&qu ...

  8. Lady Gaga's Monster Ball Is the Biggest Ever Debut Arena Headlining Tour

    May 05, 2011 6:47 PM EDT Lady Gaga wraps her lengthy Monster Ball tour tomorrow night in Mexico City, bringing to a close the highest-grossing tour ever by an artist making their first global run through arenas and stadiums. Dating back to November of 2009, Lada Gaga' ...

  9. Chart Moves: Katy Perry, Javier Colon, Adele, Carole King

    May 05, 2011 12:40 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: -- Katy Perry, Adele: Perry's "E.T.," featuring Kanye West, spends a fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, having sold slightly more than 300,000 downloads (down 13%), according to Nielsen SoundScan, e ...

  10. Lady Gaga 'Judas' Video to Premiere Thursday

    May 02, 2011 7:12 PM EDT Lady Gaga will premiere her "Judas" music video this Thursday (May 5), unveiling the uncut and hotly anticipated clip on E! News . The long-form "Judas" video, which was co-directed by the pop star along with her choreographer, ...

  11. Chart Moves: Katy Perry, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Adele

    April 28, 2011 11:15 AM EDT A look at some of the most notable movers and shakers on this week's Billboard Hot 100 singles and Billboard 200 albums charts. The Billboard Hot 100: -- Katy Perry: "E.T.," featuring Kanye West (2-1), rebounds for a fourth week at ...

  12. Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' has Fourth No. 1 on Mainstream Top 40 Chart

    April 18, 2011 1:12 PM EDT Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" becomes just the third album in the 18-year history of Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart to yield a quartet of No. 1s, as "E.T.," featuring Kanye West, ascends 2-1. The song follows &quo ...

  13. Lady Gaga's 'Judas' Hits iTunes, Could Battle Rihanna For No. 1 On Hot 100

    April 15, 2011 3:23 PM EDT It looks like we've got an old-fashioned diva battle for No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart next week. Lady Gaga 's "Judas," which leaked to the Web this morning (April 15), was rush-released to the iTunes Store and c ...

  14. Lady Gaga 'Judas' Single Leaks: Listen

    April 15, 2011 2:30 PM EDT L ady Gaga 's "Judas" single leaked online Friday (Apr. 15), arriving four days before the track was set to make its official premiere. LISTEN: Lady Gaga, "Judas" The RedOne-produced "Judas" carries echoes of her ...

  15. Lady Gaga to Appear at MTV Japan Charity Event

    April 15, 2011 9:50 AM EDT MTV Japan has announced that Lady Gaga is confirmed to perform at its charity show on June 25 in Makuhari Messe, just outside of Tokyo. This year MTV will hold a Video Music Aid Japan event instead of its annual Video Music Awards Japan. The event ...

  16. Adele's '21' Sells A Million, Returns To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    April 13, 2011 11:00 AM EDT Adele's "21" album not only returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200, it also becomes the first to sell more than 1 million copies this year. With 88,000 sold this past week (down 6%), according to Nielsen SoundScan, total sales for &q ...

  17. MTV's Dermot McCormack Talks O Music Awards

    April 05, 2011 1:03 PM EDT MTV today revealed the full list of categories and nominees for its inaugural O Music Awards , a Web-based awards show dedicated to all things digital that will take place April 28. Nominees -- selected by MTV's internal committee following d ...

  18. Rebecca Black Still Has Social (50) Status

    March 31, 2011 12:29 PM EDT Rebecca Black and her out-of-nowhere viral hit "Friday" continue to make waves on Billboard's charts this week. While Black herself slides 9-12 on the Social 50 tally -- the single rises 57-38 on the Digital Songs chart with 50,000 ...

  19. 'Songs For Japan' Tops iTunes Charts in 18 Nations

    March 29, 2011 8:50 AM EDT "Songs for Japan," the charity album released to raise funds for disaster relief after Japan was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami this month, has rocketed to the top of iTunes charts in 18 nations and is on track to make a top fiv ...

  20. Lady Gaga Leaps To Record-Tying No. 1 On Mainstream Top 40 Chart

    March 28, 2011 4:19 PM EDT Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" bounds 2-1 to become her seventh No. 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart, tying her with Pink and Rihanna for most leaders on the 18-year-old Nielsen BDS-based radio airplay ranking. Not a bad p ...

  21. 'Glee' Original Songs, Rebecca Black, Nate Dogg Debut on Digital Songs Chart

    March 23, 2011 11:30 AM EDT On the Digital Songs chart this week, "Glee's" original songs score big, Rebecca Black's "Friday" debuts and Nate Dogg is remembered. While Katy Perry's "E.T." (featuring Kanye West ) retains the No. 1 ...

  22. Rebecca Black's First-Week Sales: Not Bad, But Not In The Millions ...

    March 22, 2011 12:13 PM EDT Contrary to several media reports, Rebecca Black is not netting hundreds of thousands of dollars from the more than 33 million YouTube views of her uber-viral video "Friday" or its digital sales. However, she's not doing badly. The ...

  23. Lady Gaga Donates Wristband Proceeds to Japan Relief Efforts

    March 14, 2011 11:07 AM EDT In response to the devastating tsunami and earthquake that hit Japan on Friday (Mar. 11), Lady Gaga has designed a "Japan Prayer Bracelet," with all proceeds for the wristband going to relief efforts. The pop star posted the announcement ...

  24. Adele, Elbow, Jessie J Top U.K. Charts, REM Debuts at No. 5

    March 14, 2011 8:31 AM EDT Adele's extraordinary U.K. sales show no signs of abating, as "21" (XL) started a seventh week atop the album chart yesterday and "Someone Like You" a fourth at No. 1 on the singles survey. Meanwhile, Elbow scored their hi ...

  25. Chart Moves: Grammys, Grammys, Grammys! (And Ella Fitzgerald)

    February 24, 2011 11:39 AM EST Ella lands her highest charting album in almost 50 years (Photo: Getty Images) The Billboard 200: Grammys! Grammys!! Grammys!!!: As detailed yesterday in our usual Wednesday chart story , the 53rd Grammy Awards smiled on the Billboard charts this ...

  26. Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Blasts Into Top 10 of Mainstream Top 40

    February 22, 2011 5:43 PM EST After storming Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart last week with the highest plays total for a debuting song in the list's 18-year history, Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" this week becomes one of just eight tracks to reach t ...

  27. Lady Gaga Talks Target Deal for 'Born This Way'

    February 18, 2011 4:12 PM EST When Lady Gaga's camp announced that it would be releasing an exclusive edition -- complete with remixes and three additional studio cuts -- of the upcoming "Born This Way" album at Target, it excited some of her Little Monsters for ...

  28. Lady Gaga Claims 1,000th Hot 100 No. 1 with 'Born This Way'

    February 16, 2011 2:10 PM EST And you thought her entrance at the Grammy Awards was attention-getting. By storming the Billboard Hot 100 song chart at No. 1, Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" makes history as the 1,000th leading song in the list's 52-year history ...

  29. Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' On Track To Become 1000th No. 1 Single In Billboard Hot 100 History

    February 14, 2011 1:56 PM EST After its first three days of availability, Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" rockets to a record-setting debut on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart. And thanks to exceptionally strong opening digital sales estimates ...

  30. Arcade Fire, Lady Antebellum Big Winners At 2011 Grammys

    February 14, 2011 12:30 AM EST The 2011 Grammys ended with a major shocker as Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire beat out platinum pop stars Eminem, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry for the night's big award, Album of the Year for "The Suburbs." The eight-member ensemble ...

  31. Lady Gaga, Muse, Miranda Lambert Light Up Grammys Stage, Win Early Awards

    February 13, 2011 10:39 PM EST Lady Gaga, Muse Light Up Grammys Stage, Win Early Awards There weren't that many awards given out during first 90 minutes of the 53rd annual Grammy awards telecast. Instead, music's biggest night kicked off by focusing on music, often mo ...

  32. Interscope Rolls Out Red Carpet for Il Volo During Grammy Week

    February 12, 2011 10:20 PM EST Italian teen trio Il Volo, on its first trip to America, were feted at Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair's home in Brentwood, California on Thursday night. Fair and Interscope head Jimmy Iovine signed the teenage tenors (Gianluca Ginoble, Pier ...

  33. Interscope Rolls Out Red Carpet for Il Volo During Grammy Week

    February 12, 2011 5:40 PM EST Italian teen trio Il Volo, on its first trip to America, were feted at Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair's home in Brentwood, California on Thursday night. Fair and Interscope head Jimmy Iovine signed the teenage tenors (Gianluca Ginoble, Pier ...

  34. Lady Gaga Teams Up With Target For Deluxe Album, Free Download

    February 10, 2011 12:52 PM EST Lady Gaga's quick Twitter announcement on Monday -- "Can't wait any longer, single coming Friday" -- was not a tease to her fans, as the pop star's new single, "Born This Way," is officially set to be released to ...

  35. Will Next Week Bring The Billboard Hot 100's 1000th No. 1?

    February 10, 2011 11:04 AM EST Next week's Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, to be released on Billboard.com Feb. 17, is shaping up to be one of the most historic frames in the list's 52-year history. Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow" rises 4-1 on the Hot 1 ...

  36. Lady Gaga Premieres 'Born This Way' Remix at Mugler Fashion Show

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST At Thierry Mugler men's fashion show in Paris today (Jan. 19), Lady Gaga premiered a remix of the title track off her highly anticipated album, "Born This Way," out May 23 (below). Gaga confirmed her involvement in the Thierry Mugle ...

  37. Lady Gaga Expected to Be 2011's Highest-Earning Act With Over $100 Million

    January 13, 2011 12:00 AM EST Pop superstar Lady Gaga, who landed at No. 7 on Forbes' 2010 list of the world's highest-earning musicians, will likely rise to the top of that enviable roster in 2011, says Forbes, which on Wednesday gave three sounds reasons of why tha ...

  38. Lady Gaga, Eminem, Arcade Fire Set to Perform at Grammy Awards

    January 13, 2011 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga, Eminem, the Arcade Fire, Miranda Lambert, Cee Lo Green and Katy Perry will perform at the 2011 Grammy Awards on Feb. 13, it was announced Thursday (Jan. 13). Eminem, who leads the 53rd annual awards with 10 nominations and has 11 wins a ...

  39. Lady Gaga to Perform at Grammy Awards: Report

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST Could Lady Gaga be performing at the 2011 Grammy Awards? Although performers have yet to be announced for the Feb. 13 ceremony, the pop star's choreographer hinted on Twitter that Gaga will return to the Grammy stage for a second year -- coin ...

  40. Lady Gaga Tweets New Album's Bare-Cheeked Photo & May Release Date; First Single Coincides With Grammy Appearance

    January 01, 2011 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga rang in the New Year with a major announcement for her little monsters: "Born This Way," the highly anticipated follow-up album to her breakthrough debut, "The Fame," will be released on May 23, 2011. The set's t ...

  41. Lady Gaga Wins 8 MTV VMAs, Reveals 'Born This Way' Album Title

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga dominated the major awards at the 2010 MTV VMAs Sunday night (Sept. 12), winning a total of eight moonmen including video of the year, best female video and best pop video. Accepting video of the year for her provocative "Bad Romanc ...

  42. Arcade Fire Debuts Atop Euro Album Chart

    August 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Arcade Fire scores its first No. 1 on Billboard's European Albums chart with "The Suburbs" (Merge/Mercury/Universal), as "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) by Shakira featuring Freshlyground ...

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