Death Magnetic

  1. Dave Grohl to Host New Show on SiriusXM

    November 27, 2012 3:08 PM EST Sirius XM Radio announced today that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will host an exclusive, limited-run show that will air on a number of SiriusXM music channels. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will premiere this Thursday at 4:00 pm ...

  2. Billboard Power 100: Cliff Burnstein & Peter Mensch

    January 26, 2012 10:56 PM EST No. 46 Cliff Burnstein & Peter Mensch Owners Q Prime Twitter: @maindepowr (Mensch) Kings Of Rock... Q Prime owners Cliff Burnstein and Peter Mensch are the powerhouse management team behind the success of many acts through the decades, includi ...

  3. Chart Moves: Wale's 'Flower' Blooms, 'Glee's Fun Falls, 'Charlie Brown' Bounds

    December 22, 2011 9:57 AM EST The Billboard Hot 100: As previously reported , Rihanna claims her longest Billboard Hot 100 reign, as "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris, spends an eighth week at No. 1. Who else has found their way into Hot 100 headlines this wee ...

  4. Michael Buble Headed For Another Blockbuster Sales Week on Billboard 200

    December 14, 2011 8:20 PM EST There's no stopping Michael Buble's "Christmas" album. The pop singer's holiday effort will easily spend a fourth week atop the Billboard 200 next week, according to industry sources, who project that the album will sell 4 ...

  5. Business Matters: Are Kickstarter Pledges Taxable Income?

    August 01, 2011 5:35 PM EDT Are Kickstarters Engaging In Off-Shore Accounting Practices -- Is Kickstarter money taxable? The site allows fans to fund a wide range of creative projects - books, movies, videos, albums, tours - in return for a reward based on the level of the p ...

  6. Streisand Surprises With Ninth No. 1 Album

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While many were focused on what started as a battle for the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 between Paramore's "Brand New Eyes" and Mariah Carey's "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel," diva supreme Barbra Streisand trumps ...

  7. Pearl Jam Scores First No. 1 Album In 13 Years

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam returns to the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart with its first No. 1 in 13 years while another four new albums also enter the top 10 ... They include the latest efforts from Three Days Grace, Brand New, Five Finger Death Punch and H ...

  8. Jay-Z Still Reigns On Billboard 200; Muse And Kid Cudi Bow High

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z's "The Blueprint 3" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, shifting 298,000 in its second week on the list, down just 37% . . . Whitney Houston's "I Look to You" surges to No. 2 with an "Oprah Winfrey Show&qu ...

  9. Jay-Z And The Beatles Dominate Album Charts

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It's all about Jay-Z and the Beatles this week on the Billboard charts. The former notches his amazing 11th No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "The Blueprint 3" (476,000 copies) while the Fab Four's reissues take over the Comprehe ...

  10. Whitney Houston Debuts At No. 1

    September 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Houston: We don't have any problems. Whitney Houston debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "I Look to You." With its opening of 305,000, it gives the diva her fourth chart-topper and her best opening sales week since Nielsen Sou ...

  11. Slipknot Double Winners At U.K.'s Kerrang! Awards

    August 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Slipknot emerged as the big winner at the 2009 Kerrang Awards, held in London tonight. The band was crowned best live band and best international band, beating off competition from Metallica, Lamb Of God, Madina Lake and Green Day in the internati ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Green Day Set For Top On Two Days' Sales

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's comeback album "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Bros) is likely to secure the U.K. No. 1 based on just two days' sales, according to U.K. entertainment retailer HMV. The new Green Day set went on sale today ...

  14. 2009 Grammy Award Winners

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Below, the full list of winners from the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held Feb. 8 at the Staples Center in L.A. For full coverage of this year's Grammys click here . The winners: Record Of The Year - "Please Read The Letter" Robert Pla ...

  15. Game Music Titles Spark Record Sales Year

    February 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Four major video game franchise titles with music tie-ins sparked a record year for US video and computer game software, representing more than 5% of the total 297.6 million units sold in 2008, according to the NPD Group that tracks sales at retai ...

  16. Lil Wayne Notches Top-Selling Album Of '08

    December 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" (Cash Money/Universal) is far and away the top seller of 2008, netting 2.88 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. However, it's the first time the best selling album of the year has ...

  17. Lil Wayne, Coldplay Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Tha Carter III?" Not even close. Try "Tha Carter VIII." Lil Wayne - who is on track to have the best-selling album of 2008 - also leads the nominations for the 51st Annual Grammy Awards with eight nods, including album of the ...

  18. AC/DC Holds On Atop Euro Albums Chart

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST The leaders of Billboard's pan-European charts each score another week at the top, with AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony BMG) into a fourth week at No.1 on Top 100 Albums and Guru Josh Project's "Infinity 2008" ...

  19. AC/DC Scores Third Week Atop Euro Albums Chart

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Billboard's new pan-European charts reveal a third week at the Top 100 Albums summit for AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony BMG) and a second atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for Guru Josh Project's "Infinity 2008" ...

  20. Second Week Atop Euro Albums Chart For AC/DC

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST AC/DC starts a second week at the European Top 100 Albums summit with "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony BMG), while Eurochart Hot 100 Singles welcomes a new No. 1 in Guru Josh Project's "Infinity 2008" (Bigcitybeats). The AC/DC s ...

  21. AC/DC's 'Black Ice' Dominates Euro Albums Chart

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC soars triumphantly on European Top 100 Albums, racing 67-1 with "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony Music). Pink's "So What" (LaFace/Sony Music) starts a second week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles. "Black Ice" claim ...

  22. AC/DC Debuts At No. 1 With 784,000

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here last night, AC/DC earns its first Billboard 200-topping debut with "Black Ice," blasting onto the chart with the second-biggest sales frame this year. The Columbia set, released exclusively through Wal- ...

  23. Pink Knocks Katy Perry Off Eurochart No. 1

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica records a sixth week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal), matching the achievement of its 2003 predecessor "St. Anger." But Katy Perry's ten-week run at N ...

  24. Kenny Chesney Scores Fifth Chart-Topping Album

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney scores his fifth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and eighth Top Country Albums as "Lucky Old Sun" (BNA) moves 176,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. However, this marks the lowest sales debut for one of his ...

  25. Metallica Holds Off Oasis on Euro Albums Chart

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) starts a fifth week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, which features top ten debuts for Oasis and Bob Dylan. Katy Perry is No. 1 for a tenth week on Eurochart Hot 1 ...

  26. T.I. Begins Second Week Atop Billboard 200

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a 69% drop-off in sales, T.I. starts a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Paper Trail." The Grand Hustle/Atlantic set sold 177,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, after debuting last week with 568 ...

  27. Oasis Scores Seventh Straight U.K. No. 1

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis made its customary debut atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Oct. 12) with "Dig Out Your Soul" (Big Brother), as Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a second week at No. 1 on the singles chart. The Oasis album continu ...

  28. Europe Held By Metallica's Magnetic Attraction

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) secures a fourth week atop European Top 100 Albums, while there's a ninth week at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for Katy Perry's "I Kissed A Girl" (Virgin/EMI ...

  29. T.I. Debuts Big Atop Billboard 200, Hot 100

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I. earns his third straight No. 1 on The Billboard 200 as "Paper Trail" debuts at the top this week. The rapper earns his biggest sales week ever with the Grand Hustle/Atlantic set, which moved 568,000 copies in the U.S., according to ...

  30. T.I.'s 'Paper Trail' Leads To No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I. notches his third straight No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as his "Paper Trail" debuts atop the list with 568,000. That figure not only marks the rapper's best sales week ever, but the third-biggest of the year and Atlantic Re ...

  31. Metallica's 'Magnetic' Holds Steady Atop Euro Albums Chart

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica and Katy Perry retain their crowns on Billboard's pan-European sales charts for another week. "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) leads European Top 100 Albums for a third time and "I Kissed A Girl" (Virgin/EMI) ...

  32. Metallica Scores Third Week Atop Billboard 200

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a 61% drop in sales, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" holds tight at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a third week. The Warner Bros. set moved 132,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, making it only the second a ...

  33. 'Death' Still Alive, Spends Third Week At No. 1

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" is still sticking to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, becoming only the second album to spend three consecutive weeks at No. 1 this year ... the top 10 of the Billboard 200 greets five debuts from D ...

  34. Metallica's 'Magnetic' Reigns On Euro Albums Chart

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) marks its first full week on release by starting a second week atop European Top 100 Albums. Meanwhile Katy Perry's run at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "I Kissed ...

  35. Metallica Edges Ne-Yo, Nelly To Remain No. 1

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" holds tight at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second week after its first full frame at retail. The Warner Bros. set sold 337,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan; it debuted ...

  36. Metallica Holds At No. 1, Ne-Yo Arrives In Second

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" retains the No. 1 slot for a second week on the Billboard 200 while new arrivals from Ne-Yo, Nelly, Darius Rucker, DJ Khaled and Buckcherry all start in the top 10 . . . In Progress Reports, we've g ...

  37. Metallica Debuts At No. 1 In Europe

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two official days of opening sales are enough to drive Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) to the top of European Top 100 Albums, while "I Kissed a Girl" (Virgin/EMI) gives Katy Perry a sixth week at No. 1 on ...

  38. Metallica Scores Fifth Straight No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In just a three-day sales window, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Warner Bros.) sold nearly half a million copies and tops The Billboard 200. The band's first studio album since 2003 moved 490,000 copies, according to Nielsen Sou ...

  39. 'Death' Has Arrived: Metallica Nets Fifth No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with 490,000 -- after only three full days of sales. The set -- the band's fifth consecutive studio album to debut at No. 1 -- was released last Fri ...

  40. Metallica Opens At No. 1 Just Shy Of 500K

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In just a three-day sales window, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" skates close to the half million mark and will lead The Billboard 200 when Nielsen SoundScan releases its charts tomorrow morning (Sept. 17). The band's first studi ...

  41. Metallica Poised For No. 1 Debut

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A title missing from last week's Nielsen SoundScan Building charts is destined to be the next No. 1 on the Billboard 200, as Metallica's new "Death Magnetic" has a shot at half million opener. The band's first album throug ...

  42. Metallica Leak Spurs Early Release

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Retailers in the United Kingdom have been selling Metallica's highly anticipated new album, "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo) ahead of its official release today, it has emerged. The label made the decision to allow early physical sales af ...

  43. T.I.'s 'Like' Starts Third Week Atop Hot 100

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is the fastest-growing track at radio. It remains a digital hit as well, having sold 145,000 copies in the United States this week, according to Ni ...

  44. Young Jeezy Jumps In With Second No. 1 Album

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Young Jeezy claims his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "The Recession" starts in the penthouse with 260,000 . . . His last studio set, 2006's "The Inspiration," also began atop the list, but with 352,000 . . . A ...

  45. Metallica Goes Paperless In U.K.

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica has become the first act to use Ticketmaster's ground-breaking paperless ticketing system in Europe. The system, introduced commercially in the United States with Tom Waits' U.S. theater tour earlier this year, makes its Europe ...

  46. Metallica To Launch Berlin O2 World

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica is to play two budget-priced shows in London and Berlin to launch its album "Death Magnetic," including the opening show at the new 17,000-capacity O2 World arena in Berlin. Tickets will be available to registered users of the ...

  47. Metallica Outlines North American Tour Plans

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica will begin an extensive fall/winter arena tour Oct. 21 in Glendale, Ariz., in support of its new album, "Death Magnetic." The Sword will open all dates, with Lamb Of God, Down and Machine Head joining the bill on separate legs. ...

  48. New Metallica Album To Arrive On A Friday

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Like its predecessor "St. Anger," the new Metallica album, "Death Magnetic," will be released worldwide off-cycle on Friday Sept. 12 via Warner Bros. No reason was given for the switch from a traditional Monday/Tuesday release; ...

  49. Digital Briefs: Metallica On ‘Guitar Hero,’ UMG Taps Bell

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Every song from Metallica’s upcoming album, “Death Magnetic,” will be available for gamers to download and play on “Guitar Hero III” and its sequel “Guitar Hero World Tour” on the same day that it is released to retail, the band said on its Web ...