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  1. One Direction Has Highest-Ever Hot 100 Chart Debut by U.K. Group

    October 10, 2012 3:33 PM EDT One Direction's "Live While We're Young" debuts at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, marking the highest bow by a U.K. group in the 54-year history of the chart. It's the second-highest debut among all U.K. acts, ...

  2. 1000 No. 1s: Which Record Labels Have Ruled The Billboard Hot 100?

    February 18, 2011 7:30 AM EST A word cloud reflecting the percentage of songs in the Billboard Hot 100's first 1000 No. 1 songs -- click here for a larger version, and head here for a list of all labels with more than four No. 1 songs. This week, Billboard published " ...

  3. Take That Sales Top 700,000 In 2 Weeks

    November 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Take That 's "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) started a second week at No. 1 on the new U.K. album chart, while the now-annual charity song by the finalists of this year's "X Factor," a cover of David Bowie 's &quo ...

  4. Take That Tops 500,000 In First Week

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Take That made a century's-best debut atop the U.K. album chart, as "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) recorded the biggest first-week sales for any album in the market for 13 years, according to the Official Charts Company. Meanwhile, ...

  5. A Look At First-Day Beatles Rankings on iTunes

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST As the music industry awaited the official announcement that iTunes had finally scored rights to the Beatles catalog, one question kept popping up: Would the Fab Four let iTunes sell its music as singles? The thought is that since the Beatles have ...

  6. Billboard.biz Interview: Julian Lennon

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT When Billboard caught up with Julian Lennon to chat about his father's legacy, he was scrambling to get things in order so he could exit the U.S. in time to be in compliance with his visa. The situation harkens back to how times have changed ...

  7. Web Trends: Eminem, Miley Cyrus, Lloyd Banks, Gorillaz and more

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. Miley Cyrus Can't Be Tamed 3D Katy Perry California Girls Music Video Ly ...

  8. Web Trends: CMA Awards 2010 Winners, Gorillaz, Bieber and more

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 11am) 5. CMA Awards 2010 Winners The 2010 CMA award winners were announced last night with Carrie Underwood taking the CMT Performance of the Year award, Keith Urban winning ‘Male Video of the Year’ and Miranda Lambert with ‘F ...

  9. Web Trends: Shania Twain, Paramore, Waka Waka and More

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 3. Frédéric Thiébaud Shania Twain, whose divorce from Robert "Mutt" Lange finalizes this week, was seen with Frédéric Thiébaud at the Swiss Red Cross Ball on May 29. Youtube Music Most Viewed Toda ...

  10. Web Trends: Star Spangled Banner Lyrics, The Beatles, Eminem and More

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 11am) 1. Star Spangled Banner Lyrics A marine veteran stunned a Tea Party crowd when he broke into the lesser known fourth verse to The Star Spangled Banner. Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. DJ Earworm - Like, OMG Baby (Capi ...

  11. Web Trends: Lollapalooza, Lady Gaga, Marvin Isley and More

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 2. Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup The 2010 Lollapalooza Lineup was announced today with headliners Lady Gaga, Green Day and Soundgarden as well as Cypress Hill, Erykah Badu, Devo, Drive-By Truckers, Blues Travele ...

  12. Web Trends: Marvin Isley, Baby Gaga, Souleye, Alanis Morrisette and More

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11 am) 4. Isley Brother Died 16. Marvin Isley Marvin Isley, bassist of the family band Isley Brothers, died on Sunday. He was 56. 5. Baby Gaga A spoof on Lady Gaga's "Telephone" music video featur ...

  13. Web Trends: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lopez, Dizzee Rascal, Shakira and More

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 2. Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lopez Tom Cruise reprised his Tropic Thunder character, movie exec Less Grossman, for a hip-hop dance routine with Jennifer Lopez at the MTV Movie Awards. Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1.  ...

  14. Web Trends: Tom Cruise, MTV, Sandra Bullock, Paul McCartney and More

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) 2. Tom Cruise MTV Movie Awards Tom Cruise reprised his Tropic Thunder character, movie exec Less Grossman, for a hip-hop dance routine with Jennifer Lopez at the MTV Movie Awards. 14. Sandra Bullock and Sc ...

  15. Web Trends: 'Get Him To The Greek,' Kanye West, Justin Bieber and More

    June 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4 p.m.) 13. Get Him To The Greek Review Get Him To The Greek, which reprises Russell Brand's character Aldous Snow from Forgetting Sarah Marshall released in theaters today. Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Lady Gaga - ...

  16. Web Trends: Kellie Pickler, Lady Gaga, Obama Joins McCartney and More

    June 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 11 a.m.) 7. Kellie Pickler Country singer Kellie Pickler performed her single "Making Me Fall In Love Again" on "Fox & Friends'" "All American Concert Series" this morning on Fox News Cha ...

  17. Monkeys, Foos, Take That Reign At Brit Awards

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST It was all set up as the night pop would rule again. But rockers the Arctic Monkeys and Foo Fighters tweaked the script for the Brit Awards 2008, grabbing two awards each tonight (Feb. 20) alongside Take That. Arctic Monkeys continued their hot st ...

  18. Soul Legend Wilson Pickett Dies

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Soul/R&B legend Wilson Pickett died of a heart attack today (Jan. 19) at a hospital near his Virginia home, according to a spokesperson. He was 64. The artist is survived by his fiancé and four c Soul/R&B legend Wilson Pickett died of ...

  19. Expert Says 'Lost' Beatles Trove Is Fake

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It sounded too good to be true. Turns out it probably was. A long-sought trove of rare Beatles material that reportedly was found last month by a lucky British tourist remains lost, a leading Beatles It sounded too good to be true. Turns out it pr ...