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  1. Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Breaks First-Week Airplay Record on Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Chart

    April 02, 2012 2:28 PM EDT Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez storm Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart with new singles, led by Bieber's record-breaking bow. Bieber's "Boyfriend" launches at No. 20 with 3 ...

  2. Adele Matches No. 1 Run of 'Titanic' at the Top of Billboard 200

    January 18, 2012 11:00 AM EST As expected, Adele's "21" spends its 16th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (104,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan; down 16%). Its reign is the longest since the "Titanic" soundtrack also earned 16 weeks at No. 1 i ...

  3. AC/DC Fends Off High Debuts To Remain No. 1

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Turning back the challenge of 11 new entries in the top 20, AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia) begins a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after selling 271,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "B ...

  4. Embrace's McNamara Joins Big Life Roster

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Big Life Management has signed Embrace guitarist and songwriter Richard McNamara to its roster of producers. EMI Music Publishing writer McNamara has several production credits for his own band's work in the past decade, including the 2005 si ...

  5. Mika Continues European Chart Reign

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mika achieves a sixth consecutive week at No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, while Timbaland's "The Way I Are" (Interscope) featuring DOE and Keri Hilson withstands the challenge of James Blunt's "197 ...

  6. Snow Patrol Signs To Q Prime

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Scottish/Irish alternative rock act Snow Patrol has split with its U.K. management, Big Life, and signed with U.S.-based management company Q Prime. The band has appointed Q Prime's Peter Mensch to represent them as of this week. Q Prime' ...

  7. Norah Continues Euro Chart Supremacy

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones starts a second week atop European Top 100 Albums with "Not Too Late" (Blue Note/Parlophone), ruling the composite listing ahead of Madonna's "The Confessions Tour" (Warner Bros.), which holds at No. 2. Nelly F ...

  8. IFPI Platinum Awards Handed Out

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Albums by U2, Snow Patrol and Nirvana were among the IFPI Platinum Europe Award winners in January, according to certifications unveiled this week by the international trade body. Platinum Awards are presented to those albums which surpass one mil ...

  9. Snow Patrol Round-Up Four Meteor Awards

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Snow Patrol scooped four awards at the Meteor Ireland Music Awards 2007, held last night (Feb. 1) in Dublin. The Scottish/Irish alternative rock group won for best Irish band, best Irish album for "Eyes Open," (Fiction), best live perfor ...

  10. The Dreams Continue at No. 1

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST The "Dreamgirls" soundtrack continues to reign over The Billboard 200 for a second week ... Disney Channel's "Jump In!" TV movie soundtrack starts at No. 5 on the chart ... Robin Thicke makes a handsome leap, vaulting 35-1 ...

  11. Snow Patrol, Divine Comedy Lead Ireland's Choice Prize

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Snow Patrol's "Eyes Open" (Fiction/Polydor) and the Divine Comedy's "Victory For The Comic Muse" (Parlophone) are the highest-profile records on the shortlist for Ireland's Choice Prize, which was unveiled last n ...

  12. Beatles' 'Love' Runs Hot In Europe

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Beatles' "Love" (Apple) leads the way on European Top 100 Albums for a seventh straight week, moving up 8-7 in Holland and maintaining top five berths in Germany and Spain. With "U218Singles" (Mercury) holding at No. 2 ...

  13. Homegrown Talent Rules In U.K. 2006 Sales

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a year which saw overall album sales slip slightly, local content was king, new sales data for the 2006 British recorded music market indicates. Over the course of the year, U.K. acts accounted for a 61.9% share of the country's 100 best-s ...

  14. Beatles Euro Chart Spell Continues Into 2007

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Love" still reigns on European Top 100 Albums, as Sir George and Giles Martin's sonic Beatles collage starts a sixth week atop the composite chart. The album made gains in the final weekly sales charts of 2006 in several countries, ...

  15. Stewart, Tunstall Head Up IFPI Platinums

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British artists dominate the latest batch of IFPI Platinum Europe Awards, winning four of the five gongs handed out for September. The Awards are presented for albums which surpass one million shipmen British artists dominate the latest batch of I ...

  16. Stewart, Tunstall Head Up IFPI Platinums

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British artists dominate the latest batch of IFPI Platinum Europe Awards, winning four of the five gongs handed out for September. The Awards are presented for albums which surpass one million shipmen British artists dominate the latest batch of I ...

  17. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of top place on European Top 100 Albums, leading the way with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) for the second consecutive week and seventh in total. Released in May, Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of t ...

  22. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of top place on European Top 100 Albums, leading the way with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) for the second consecutive week and seventh in total. Released in May, Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of t ...

  23. BPI To Sue Allofmp3.com

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Representatives for U.K. labels' trade body the BPI today (June 6) confirmed that they would pursue rogue Russian download service Allofmp3.com in court for copyright infringement. Representatives for U.K. labels' trade body the BPI toda ...

  24. BPI To Sue Allofmp3.com

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Russian service sells albums for $1. Representatives for U.K. labels' trade body the BPI today (June 6) confirmed that they would pursue rogue Russian download service Allofmp3.com in court for copyright infringement. Speaking at a House of C ...

  25. Chili Peppers Red Hot In Europe

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the challenge of veteran British pop duo the Pet Shop Boys to start a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.). The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the chal ...

  26. Chili Peppers Red Hot In Europe

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the challenge of veteran British pop duo the Pet Shop Boys to start a third week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.). The Red Hot Chili Peppers shrug off the chal ...

  27. Chili Peppers Post 'Stadium' At No. 1

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. The two-disc "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) sold 442,000 copies in the United States in i For the first time in their 22-year ...

  28. Chili Peppers, Gnarls Barkley Lead U.K. Charts

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Peppers scored their third U.K. No. 1 album. In a twin killing on the new British sales charts for Warner Bros., the Red Hot Chili Peppers scored their third U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (May 14) as "Stadium Arcadium" debuted at the peak, ...

  29. Tool Unlocks Euro Chart No. 1

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG enjoys a stellar week on the European sales charts, securing the top three titles on European Top 100 Albums and dominating the album listings in many individual markets. Sony BMG enjoys a stellar week on the European sales charts, securi ...

  30. Tool Unlocks Euro Chart No. 1

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG enjoys a stellar week on the European sales charts, securing the top three titles on European Top 100 Albums and dominating the album listings in many individual markets. Sony BMG enjoys a stellar week on the European sales charts, securi ...