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  1. ‘Glee’ Star Lea Michele's Debut Album Aiming for Top 10 on Billboard 200

    March 07, 2014 7:54 PM EST "Glee" star Lea Michele is heading for the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart. Industry sources forecast the actress/singer's debut set, "Louder," to sell between 50,000 and 60,000 copies by the end of the tracking w ...

  2. Cory Monteith of 'Glee' Overdosed on Heroin and Alcohol, According to Coroner

    July 15, 2013 4:45 PM EDT ANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- "Glee" actor Cory Monteith, who had struggled for years with substance abuse and once said he was lucky to be alive, died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol, the British Columbia coroner's off ...

  3. Chart Analysis: With 'Glee,' Cory Monteith Made History On The Hot 100

    July 14, 2013 3:39 AM EDT As a member of the cast of Fox's "Glee" – and a key one at that – Cory Monteith helped set one of the Billboard Hot 100's most vaunted records.   As the "Glee" cast tallied an immense 206 Hot 100 entries since the ...

  4. 'Glee' Renewed for Another Two Seasons

    April 19, 2013 9:39 PM EDT Fox has something to sing about. Musical dramedy "Glee" has been renewed for a fifth and sixth season, the network announced Friday. "'Glee' debuted as the first and only successful musical comedy series on television, ...

  5. Chart Moves: 'Nashville' Nets Year's Best Sales Week for TV Soundtrack on Billboard 200

    December 21, 2012 8:30 AM EST Billboard 200 On the Billboard 200 albums chart this week , Bruno Mars' second release, "Unorthodox Jukebox," arrived in the No. 2 slot, selling 192,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It surpasses the No. 3 peak of his 2010 debut ...

  6. Chart Moves: 'Glee' 'Grease' Tribute Album Debuts, Lianne La Havas Sees 978% Sales Gain

    November 16, 2012 8:00 AM EST The Billboard 200: On the chart this week, Taylor Swift's "Red" reigned for a third straight week at No. 1, selling another 196,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The new "Now 44" compilation arrived in the No. 2 ...

  7. Chart Moves: 'Pitch Perfect' & 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' Soundtrack Albums Debut on Billboard Charts

    October 04, 2012 6:39 PM EDT The Billboard 200: It was all about the triumph of Mumford & Sons' Babel this week on the chart, as the British band's sophomore set crashed in at No. 1 with a whopping 600,000 sold (according to Nielsen SoundScan). Not only did it r ...

  8. Gwyneth Paltrow in Talks to Produce Musical Based on The Go-Go's

    October 03, 2012 10:40 AM EDT Movie star, singer, Glee co-star, healthy chef, director of the Goop website -- Gwyneth Paltrow is a multihyphenate to say the least. Now it looks like we can add "producer of musicals" to the list. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter th ...

  9. Chart Moves: 'Glee's' Britney 2.0 Tribute Debuts on Billboard 200, Madonna's 'MDNA' Rises

    September 28, 2012 8:55 PM EDT The Billboard 200 P!nk triumphed this week with her first No. 1 album on the chart as "The Truth About Love" debuted in the top slot with 280,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was one of five new entries in the top 10, where w ...

  10. Lil Wayne Passes An All-Time Elvis Presley Hot 100 Mark

    September 27, 2012 5:00 AM EDT He'll always be the King of Rock and Roll, but when it comes to the artist with the most Billboard Hot 100 hits, Elvis Presley's longstanding record total gives way to a new stats king: Lil Wayne. As he debuts as a featured artist (with ...

  11. Chart Moves: 'Glee' Returns to Billboard Hot 100, Lil Wayne Ties Elvis Presley's Record

    September 21, 2012 4:00 PM EDT As previously reported , Maroon 5 notches its third No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as "One More Night" lifts 2-1. What other songs make notable moves on the Hot 100 and other singles charts? -- "Glee" Cast : Following the cast ...

  12. Comic-Con 2012 Music Round-Up: BMI Panel, Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' Comic, 'Glee''s Britney Spears Episode Pt. 2

    July 16, 2012 2:05 PM EDT Comic-Con, the annual pop culture convention that takes place in San Diego, Calif. every July, is mainly a visual feast, with heavy emphasis on film, television, video games and ofcourse, comic books. But there is an audio component as well, as mu ...

  13. Tenacious D, 'Glee' and Garbage Headed for High Debuts on Billboard 200 Chart

    May 18, 2012 6:16 PM EDT While it seems that Adam Lambert is on the verge of his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with Trespassing , a number of other acts are set to debut in the top 20 next week. Industry sources suggest that Lambert's Trespassing could ...

  14. 'Glee' Moves to Thursday; Britney Spears, Demi Lovato 'X Factor' Announcement Expected

    May 14, 2012 10:30 AM EDT "Glee" is being moved to Thursday from Tuesdays where it will follow "The X Factor" in the fall and "American Idol" in the spring. 'Glee' Music Honcho Adam Anders Responds to Gotye's Cover Criticism Fox ...

  15. 'Rock Of Ages' Executive Music Producer Rates Tom Cruise's Vocal Skills, Oscar Potential

    May 09, 2012 7:45 PM EDT When it comes to re-recording classic hits, music producer Adam Anders has all but turned it into a science. As "Glee's" in-house maestro of sound (along with partner Peer Åström), Anders is tasked with reimagining songs by the like ...

  16. Justin Bieber, Gotye, Maroon 5 Hit Record Books as 2012 Digital Song Sales Are on Fire

    May 01, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Gotye, Justin Bieber and Maroon 5 have stormed the record books in recent weeks, earning three of the top 10 best sales weeks since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking digital downloads in 2003. Meanwhile, other notable sales feats have recently been ...

  17. Chart Moves: Adele's 'Rumour' Rises; Linkin Park's 'Burn It Down' Debuts; Google Gooses Charts Again

    April 26, 2012 10:26 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100 As previously reported, with digital sales of 493,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, Maroon 5's "Payphone," featuring rapper Wiz Khalifa, roars onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 3 (marking the band's bes ...

  18. 'Glee' Cast Notches 200th Hit on Hot 100

    April 18, 2012 3:42 PM EDT With two more debuts this week, the cast of Fox's "Glee" ups its total of career charted songs on the Billboard Hot 100 to a milestone 200 titles. Amazingly, the TV troupe has reached the sum in less than three years. The cast fir ...

  19. No 'Glee' Tour in 2012; Charity Concert In the Works

    February 19, 2012 4:33 PM EST The cast of "Glee" will not tour this year, as first reported by Billboard's sister publication the Hollywood Reporter . "We currently have no plans of touring the cast this summer," a spokesman for show's studio, Twe ...

  20. Exclusive: Adam Levine Launches 222 Records, 'Glee' Star Matthew Morrison Signed to Label

    February 09, 2012 9:30 AM EST Adam Levine, Maroon 5 frontman and a coach on "The Voice," is launching his own record label, called 222. The first artist signed to the label is Matthew Morrison, best known as the character Will Schuester from "Glee," whose s ...

  21. 'Glee's' 'Smooth Criminal' Selling Big; Heading For High Chart Debut

    February 02, 2012 2:14 PM EST Santana (Naya Rivera, second from L) and Sebastian (guest star Grant Gustin, third from L) perform with 2Cellos (Sulic, L and Hauser, R) (Photo: ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Adam Rose/FOX ) "Glee's" take on Michael Jackson's ...

  22. Katy Perry in Talks With Paramount For 3D Movie

    January 31, 2012 10:02 PM EST Katy Perry could be headed to the big-screen -- and in 3D, to boot. Paramount has initiated talks with Perry's camp, as well as Imagine Entertainment, to create a documentary-style 3D film centered on the powerhouse singer-songwriter. Dealmak ...

  23. Billboard Power 100: PJ Bloom

    January 27, 2012 12:05 AM EST No. 80 PJ BLOOM Music Supervisor; Partner "Glee"; Neophonic Twitter: @PtotheJizzle Beyond Glee When "Glee" blew up big, PJ Bloom joked he was an overnight sensation-it just took 15 years. With 179 Billboard Hot 100 singles, &qu ...

  24. Katy Perry, Rihanna, Demi Lovato Win Big at People's Choice Awards 2012

    January 12, 2012 7:10 AM EST Katy Perry made her presence felt at the 2012 People's Choice Awards on Wednesday (Jan. 11). Never mind that she wasn't even there. The "Firework" singer earned five trophies at the annual fan-driven affair, including favorite ...

  25. Trent Reznor, Madonna, Mary J. Blige, More Lead Golden Globe Music Nominations

    December 15, 2011 10:55 AM EST Madonna's next foray into film direction, the royal love story "W.E.", picked up a pair of Golden Globe nominations Thursday morning, including best original score and best original song, for the singer-director's new track &qu ...

  26. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Sells 479,000 In Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    December 14, 2011 11:00 AM EST Michael Buble's "Christmas" album stays steady at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for a third week, selling 479,000 copies (up 64%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. Its handsome sales are the largest for a non-debuting album since S ...

  27. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Aiming for 400,000-Plus Week at No. 1

    December 10, 2011 7:00 PM EST As we reported on Thursday (Dec. 8), Michael Buble's "Christmas" album is on its way to a third straight week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, so say industry prognosticators. The album may sell well over 400,000 copies by the e ...

  28. Greg Laswell Wishes 'Glee' Would Have Credited Him for Their Cyndi Lauper Remake Inspiration

    December 09, 2011 3:15 PM EST As the "Glee" cast sends five songs onto this week's Billboard Hot 100, the most dramatic reinvention of its quintet of debuting remakes is its transformation of Cyndi Lauper's uptempo No. 2 1984 party anthem "Girls Just W ...

  29. It's Official: Drake's 'Take Care' Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    November 23, 2011 10:50 AM EST As expected , Drake nets the third-largest sales week of 2011 for an album, as "Take Care" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 631,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. While that's a slightly small ...

  30. 11 No. 11 Hits for 11-11-11

    November 11, 2011 7:48 AM EST Peaking at No. 11 on a Billboard chart can be a frustrating fortune for an artist or record label, as a top 10 rank for such a title remains ever-elusive. "No one wants to wind up at No. 2, 6 or 11. But, of those, No. 11 is probably the worst ...

  31. The 'Dorothy of Oz' Case Study, 2012 & Beyond & My First Job Panels @ Billboard Film & TV Music Conference

    October 26, 2011 4:11 PM EDT "Case Study: Dorothy of Oz" panel (from left): Vicki Hiatt, Music Supervisor, "Dorothy of Oz;" Bonnie Radford, Producer, "Dorothy of Oz;" Dan St. Pierre, Director, "Dorothy of Oz;" Deborah Lurie, Composer, & ...

  32. 'Glee' Star Darren Criss Serenades a Stunned Alan Menken at Billboard Film & TV Music Conference

    October 24, 2011 8:57 PM EDT Alan Menken with Lea Salonga and Darren Criss Monday at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference in Los Angeles (Photo: Arnold Turner) Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, who wrote the scores for "The Little Mermaid,&qu ...

  33. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Mamie Coleman

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 22 Mamie Coleman VP of music and production, Fox Broadcasting Website: Fox.com Twitter: @illmeme In her role as VP of music and production at Fox Broadcasting, Mamie Coleman oversaw countless clips to promote Fox TV shows like "Glee," ...

  34. Is 'Glee' Past Its Prime on the Billboard Charts?

    September 30, 2011 4:35 PM EDT The return of "Glee" to the small screen naturally brings the return of the "Glee" cast to the Billboard Hot 100, as well as an extension of the troupe's record for most entries in the chart's history. The Fox ensembl ...

  35. Verve Music Group, 20th Century Fox TV Partner for 'Playboy Club' Downloads

    September 21, 2011 7:45 AM EDT Following in the footsteps of the short-lived drama American Dreams (2002 - 2005) and looking to replicate the screen-to-iPod sales savvy of Glee, Universal Music's Verve Music Group has partnered with 20th Century Fox Television and iTunes t ...

  36. 'Glee Project' Ends With a Twist

    August 22, 2011 7:15 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - If the creators of "Glee" are looking for new faces to bring into the fold then they've found it with "The Glee Project." Nineteen-year-old Samuel Larsen from Los Angeles and 18-year-old Damian McGinty of D ...

  37. Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera's 'Jagger' Move Up Billboard Hot 100; Also, The 'Glee-pocalypse!'

    August 18, 2011 12:56 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: As previously reported , Katy Perry makes Hot 100 history by becoming the first woman, and second artist overall after Michael Jackson, in the chart's five-decade archives to send five songs from an album to No. 1, as & ...

  38. Beyond Jay-Z and Kanye West, Luke Bryan Has No. 2 Album; Maroon 5 Gets First No. 1 Digital Single

    August 17, 2011 8:48 AM EDT While all eyes were trained on the No. 1-arrival of Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch the Throne" on the Billboard 200 , there is actually other news on both the Billboard 200 and the Digital Songs charts this week. At No. 2 on the Bill ...

  39. Jay-Z & Kanye West, Luke Bryan, 'Now 39' Headed for Top of Billboard 200 Next Week

    August 10, 2011 7:08 PM EDT Next week's No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart is all but locked up by Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Watch the Throne," as it is on track to sell more than 500,000 copies in its first week according to industry prognosticators. ...

  40. 'Glee' Producer Says Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Corey Monteith Returning

    July 25, 2011 7:11 AM EDT SAN DIEGO (AP) - "Glee" stars Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith will appear in future seasons of the hit show. Co-creator and executive producer Brad Falchuk told thousands of so-called "Gleeks" gathered at Comic-Con ...

  41. Web Trends, Watch Demi Lovato's New Video

    July 14, 2011 4:43 PM EDT Google Trends: 7. Lea Michele Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chis Colfer are officially leaving "Glee" 12. Demi Lovato Rehab Demi sat down with Ryan Seacrest to talk about her struggles, and how music keeps her going. 16. Cory Monteith I ...

  42. 'Glee,' 'American Idol,' Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake Score Big Emmy Nominations

    July 14, 2011 2:20 PM EDT "Glee" and "American Idol" led the Emmy nods for music-based programming when the nominations for the television awards were announced Thursday morning (July 14) in North Hollywood. Lady Gaga and Justin Timberlake turned in an ...

  43. Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Cory Monteith Not Returning for Season 4 of 'Glee'

    July 13, 2011 11:30 PM EDT "Glee" regulars Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer will not be back for the fourth season of the Fox musical hit. In an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporter, series co-creator Ryan Murphy said that the three regulars ...

  44. How Twitter Raises 'The Voice's Ratings

    June 21, 2011 7:15 AM EDT If The Voice twisted the TV talent show formula, it damn near revolutionized the use of social media in the live viewing experience. For every participant in the process -- contestant to coach to couch potato -- the show provides engagement in mul ...

  45. Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Tops Billboard 200 for a Second Week, Despite Sales Drop

    June 08, 2011 11:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" continues to rule the Billboard 200 for a second week as the set shifts 174,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's down a steep 84% from its historic 1,108,000 start last week. While it&# ...

  46. Lady Gaga Roars to Top of Billboard 200, Brad Paisley at No. 2

    June 01, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As previously reported , Lady Gaga comes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as her "Born This Way" set sold 1,108,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That marks the largest sales week for any album since 2005 and ...

  47. How Much Did 'For Good' Earn by Being Performed on 'Oprah' and 'Glee' on the Same Day?

    May 31, 2011 6:42 PM EDT Last week, when Stephen Schwartz's "For Good," from the play "Wicked," wound up with two high-profile synchronizations , some in the industry wondered whether the performances were serendipity or shrewd strategic maneuveri ...

  48. Matthew Morrison Joins Backstreet Boys, New Kids on the Block Summer Tour

    May 17, 2011 9:42 PM EDT "Glee" star Matthew Morrison will join this summer's Backstreet Boys/New Kids on the Block tour as a special guest. Morrison, who plays a high school teacher on the Fox show, will perform in arenas across the U.S. with the two boy b ...

  49. 'X-Factor' Airtimes Announced; Is Two and a Half Hours a Week Too Much?

    May 16, 2011 11:01 AM EDT Fox has given "The X Factor" the odd running time of 90 minutes and positioned it at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning this fall the network announced Monday morning. An hourlong results show will be aired Thursdays. "The X Factor&quo ...

  50. 'Glee' Producer Adam Anders Launches Record Label

    May 06, 2011 7:30 PM EDT After co-producing more than 100 Billboard Hot 100 hits for Fox's "Glee," the show's executive music producer, Adam Anders, is looking to capture some of that lightning in a bottle for recording artists on his own label. Ande ...

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