Highway Companion

  1. Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Announce New Album, Tour

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will release "Mojo," their first album in eight years, this spring, the band announced today. The venerable heartland rockers also unveiled dates for a North American summer tour, which kicks off May 6 in ...

  2. Madonna Leads Busy Billboard 200

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's a busy week at the top of the The Billboard 200, with Madonna's "Hard Candy" leading the action at No. 1. It is the artist's seventh chart-topper, the second-most among all female artists -- only Barbra Streisand, wit ...

  3. Madonna's the Queen of Charts

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madonna's "Hard Candy" album makes a sweet entrance at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 280,000, giving the diva her seventh chart-topper and the third biggest sales week of the year. A whopping 26% of the album's first we ...

  4. Chili Peppers Return To Euro Chart Summit

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums is an old chart-topper, as Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) regains top spot from Muse's "Black Holes and Revelations" (Helium 3/A& The new No. ...

  5. 'NOW 22' Edges Out DMX's 'Dog' At No. 1

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Compilation sells 127,000 units in the United States. With a margin of only a few hundred copies, "NOW 22" is back at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. After moving 127,000 units in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan, the 22nd i ...

  6. LeToya Powers To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Capitol set sold 165,000 copies in U.S. Six years after a messy departure from Destiny's Child, LeToya Luckett's "LeToya" zooms straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it debuted last ...

  7. TOM PETTY

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty's new album is a surprisingly moody affair. Showing a growing disillusionment with the promise of freedom, "Highway Companion," Petty's first solo effort in 12 years, is also his most person Tom Petty's new album ...

  8. Petty To Receive Century Award From Armstrong

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tom Petty will receive the Century Award from Green Day vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong at next week's 2005 Billboard Music Awards. As previously reported, the event will be held Tuesday (Dec. Tom Petty will receive the Century Award ...

  9. Tom Petty To Receive Billboard's Century Award

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty presented the inaugural Billboard Century Award in 1992 to George Harrison. Now it is Petty's turn to receive the honor. The Century Award, Billboard's highest honor for creative achievement Tom Petty presented the inaugural Bi ...