Fireflies

  1. Chart Moves: Christina Perri Logs Another 'Thousand Years' On Hot 100 With Help From 'Twilight Breaking Dawn Pt. 2'

    November 23, 2012 9:00 AM EST As previously reported, Rihanna scores her 12th No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Diamonds." What other acts shine bright on the Hot 100 and other singles charts? -- Christina Perri: As parent album "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: ...

  2. Owl City's 'Good Time' Attracts Carly Rae Jepsen for a Summer Duet

    July 12, 2012 6:35 PM EDT After each artist's debut entry topped the Billboard Hot 100, Adam Young's electronica project Owl City and pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen have now netted their second top 20 hit - with the same song. "Good Time," the pair's ...

  3. U.K. Track Download Sales Hit 500 Million

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Official Charts Company (OCC) has confirmed that download sales have hit 500 million in the U.K. The half a billion total was achieved at the end of August and took just over six years. The OCC says the download market took off in 2004; a down ...

  4. Justin Bieber Tops Billboard 200 With 'My World 2.0'

    March 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with "My World 2.0," after shifting 283,000 copies in its first week. It's the teenager's second album and first No. 1. His first set, "My World," debute ...

  5. Bieber Fever Grips Billboard 200

    March 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber triumphs at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "My World 2.0," debuting atop the tally with 283,000 copies sold in its first week . . . The 16-year-old is the youngest male solo artist to notch a No. 1 album since 1963 and on ...

  6. U.K. Haiti Benefit Single Debuts At No. 1

    February 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment's star-packed charity cover of R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts," rush-released under the name Helping Haiti to raise funds for victims of the Haiti earthquake, stormed to No. 1 on the new U.K. sing ...

  7. Alicia Keys Scores First U.K. No. 1 Album

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys is celebrating her first U.K. No. 1 album, after "The Element of Freedom" (J/Sony Music Entertainment) moved up one place on the new Official Charts Company survey. Owl City's "Fireflies" (Universal Island) sta ...

  8. 'Hope For Haiti Now' Tops U.K. Chart

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Owl City's "Fireflies" (Universal Island) started a second week as the U.K.'s favorite single, as Paolo Nutini's "Sunny Side Up" (Atlantic/Warner Music) returned to No. 1 on the artist album chart. But perhaps ...

  9. Owl City Flies To UK Chart Peak

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Owl City's former Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper "Fireflies" (Universal Island) climbed to No. 1 on the new U.K. singles chart, while another Island release, Florence and the Machine's debut album "Lungs," started a s ...

  10. Best Of The 2000s: By-The-Numbers

    December 30, 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. FROM 'FALLIN' ' TO 'THE RISING': The past decade yielded Billboard char ...

  11. 'Empire State' Stays Put On Hot 100 For A Fifth Week

    December 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Alicia Keys hold at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week with "Empire State of Mind," barely holding off a strong surge by Ke$ha's "TiK ToK," which jumps 3-2. "TiK ToK" holds at No. 2 on Digi ...

  12. Jay-Z And Alicia Keys' 'Empire' Stays Put On Hot 100

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind" holds at No. 1 for a third week on the Billboard Hot 100, increasing its lead over Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" (2-2). Sparked by the pair's live performance on ABC' ...

  13. Jay-Z's 'Empire' Rules Hot 100

    November 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST As reported yesterday , Jay-Z earns his fourth No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week with "Empire State of Mind," his collaboration with Alicia Keys. All of Jay-Z's four chart-toppers have been collaborations, but this is h ...

  14. Britney Spears, Justin Bieber Score Top Hot 100 Debuts

    October 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A s reported yesterday, Britney Spears becomes the first artist in over three years to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as her new single, "3," begins its chart life at the top. The track's arrival is fueled by 255,000 first ...

  15. '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' ...

  16. Nickelback Tops Chart With 'Right Reasons'

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band's first career No. 1 on Billboard 200. Nickelback has scored the first chart-topping album of its career with "All the Right Reasons" (Roadrunner/IDJMG). The Canadian act's fifth full-length set sold 317,000 copies in its ...

  17. Duff Tops Chart With 'Most Wanted'

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pop sensation Hilary Duff tops The Billboard 200 this week with a greatest hits collection, despite having only released two studio albums. "Most Wanted" (Hollywood) sold 208,000 copies in the U.S., a Pop sensation Hilary Duff tops The B ...

  18. Staind's 'Chapter V' Makes It Mark At No. 1

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Faith's 'Fireflies' slips to No. 3. Faith's 'Fireflies' slips to No. 3. News ...

  19. Staind's 'Chapter V' Makes It Mark At No. 1

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With "Chapter V," modern rock act Staind nets its third consecutive Billboard 200 chart-topper. The Elektra/Atlantic album moved 185,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, to With "Chapter V," modern r ...

  20. Hill Hits No. 1 With 'Fireflies'

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Dukes' grab 41% increase with movie's release. Faith Hill's return to her country roots earns the songstress her third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Fireflies." Her sixth effort for Warner Bros. Nashville sold 329 ...

  21. It's All About Faith

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Who is Fern Holloway? If you're one of the handful of insiders in her organization, you know that is the alias under which prereleases of Faith Hill's new CD, "Fireflies," were sent to members of her Who is Fern Holloway? If yo ...

  22. Hill Gets Prime Time Treatment

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT NBC special set for Nov. 23. Faith Hill will star in an NBC prime-time music special set to air on Nov. 23, the night before Thanksgiving. She has previously done one prime-time special for NBC and, prior to that, one for CBS. The special will pro ...