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  1. Chart Moves: Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Kanye West

    November 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A look at some of the most notable movers and shakers on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200 -- Taylor Swift : You may have heard something about how the pop/country diva swept in at No. 1 on the Bil ...

  2. Far East Movement Tops Hot 100 with 'Like a G6'

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based quartet Far*East Movement is set to move to the top spot of the Billboard Hot 100 with its debut single "Like a G6" (2-1) when the chart is released tomorrow (Oct. 21). The act knocks out fellow newbie Bruno Mars, who f ...

  3. Chart Moves: 'Glee,' Mavis Staples, Stephen Colbert, 'Social Network,' Pink

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200 -- Toby Keith: The country superstar netted his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week with the arri ...

  4. Chart Moves: Far East Movement, Bruno Mars, Neon Trees, Lil Wayne

    October 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200 -- Kenny Chesney: The country king took home his sixth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Hemingway' ...

  5. Chart Moves: 'Glee,' Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Far East Movement

    September 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200 -- Zac Brown Band: The country group scores its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week with "You ...

  6. Zac Brown Band Bows At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    September 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Zac Brown Band nets its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as "You Get What You Give" bows atop the list with 153,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The country act's major label debut, "The Foundation," ...

  7. Zac Brown Band Bows At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    September 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Zac Brown Band bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "You Get What You Give," giving the country act its first chart-topping album. The set sold 153,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan . . . In the runner-up sl ...

  8. Chart Moves: Florence and the Machine, Bruno Mars, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Kings of Leon, VMAs

    September 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200: -- Linkin Park: The rock band beat out R&B singer Trey Songz for the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 album ...

  9. Mars Lands Atop Hot 100, Rihanna Roars Into Top 10

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bruno Mars takes his first charting single as a lead artist to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 as “Just the Way You Are” is set to top chart to be released in full on billboard.biz tomorrow morning (Sept. 23). The title is Mars’ second overall song ...

  10. Chart Moves: Florence and the Machine, LFO, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Selena Gomez and more

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200 -- Sara Bareilles: The singer/songwriter scores her first No. 1 album this week as her sophomore set, "Kal ...

  11. Chart Moves: Disturbed, Charice, Yo Gabba Gabba, Chris Brown, Katy Perry and more

    September 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Disturbed: The rock band scores its fourth straight No. 1-debuting studio set as "Asylum" arrives atop the Billboard 200 chart with 179,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. The band pushes Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream&quo ...

  12. Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' Dethrones Eminem on Hot 100

    September 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry posts back-to-back No. 1s on the Billboard Hot 100 as “Teenage Dream” is set to top the chart when it’s released in full tomorrow morning (Sept. 9). She spent six weeks at No. 1 with her last radio single “California Gurls” The last fem ...

  13. Chart Moves: Katy Perry, Vampire Weekend, Cee-Lo, Taylor Swift

    September 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200 -- Katy Perry: As the pop diva scores her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "Teenage Dream" ...

  14. Katy Perry Doubles Up No. 1s on Billboard 200, Digital Songs Charts

    September 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry does double duty at No. 1 this week on both the Billboard 200 albums chart and the Digital Songs tally thanks to the arrival of her "Teenage Dream" album. Her second Capitol effort starts atop the Billboard 200 with 192,000 ac ...

  15. Katy Perry Doubles Up No. 1s on Billboard 200 and Digital Songs Charts

    September 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Katy Perry nets her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Teenage Dream" arrives in the top slot with a career-high sales frame of 192,000. Perry also tops the Digital Songs chart with the album's title cut, shifti ...

  16. Chart Moves: Eminem, Miley Cyrus, Lil Wayne, Elvis Presley

    August 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200: -- Eminem: The artist's "Recovery" spends an unexpected seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard ...

  17. Chart Moves: Eminem, Jackie Evancho, Taylor Swift, 'Bed Intruder Song'

    August 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200: -- Eminem: This week, the hip-hop king's "Recovery" returned to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albu ...

  18. Chart Moves: Arcade Fire, Janelle Monae, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney

    August 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200: -- Arcade Fire: The Canadian band made waves atop the Billboard 200 albums chart this week as its "The Su ...

  19. Taylor Swift Makes Sparkling Hot 100 Entrance

    August 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift becomes the second female artist in the history of the Hot 100 to debut multiple tracks in the top five during a calendar year as “Mine” will enter the chart at No. 3 once the final ranking is released tomorrow morning (August 12). Th ...

  20. Arcade Fire And Taylor Swift Sweep In With New No. 1s

    August 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Both the Billboard 200 and the Digital Songs charts greet fresh No. 1s this week as Arcade Fire's new album "The Suburbs" bows atop the former list with 156,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, while Taylor Swift's "M ...

  21. Chart Moves: Avenged Sevenfold, Usher, Susan Boyle, Taylor Swift

    August 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums and Hot 100 singles charts. The Billboard 200: -- Avenged Sevenfold: The rock band's "Nightmare" bumps Eminem's "Recovery" from ...

  22. Avenged Sevenfold Tops Billboard 200

    August 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Avenged Sevenfold garners its first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart as "Nightmare" arrives atop the list, bumping Eminem's "Recovery" to No. 2 after a five week reign at No. 1. Avenged begins with 163,000 according ...

  23. Chart Moves: Eminem, Newsboys, Katy Perry, Court Yard Hounds and more

    July 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Eminem: The hip-hop king continues his reign at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as "Recovery" holds atop the list for a fifth week , selling 187,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan. With a slight 4% decline, "Recovery" distances i ...

  24. Chart Moves: Eminem, Band Of Horses, Usher, Christina Perri

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Eminem: His "Recovery" set is the still king of the Billboard 200 for a fourth week, shifting 195,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan. And, with his rise to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (see below), it's the first time a male so ...

  25. Chart Moves: Eminem, Enrique Iglesias, Daughtry, Shakira

    July 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Eminem: The artist simply refuses to move out of the penthouse on the Billboard 200 as his "Recovery" spends a third week atop the list, shifting 229,000 (down 27%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. Big Boi's solo debut "Sir L ...

  26. Chart Moves: Eminem, Katy Perry, 'Twilight,' Taio Cruz

    July 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Eminem : The hip-hop king holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a second week with "Recovery" with 313,000 (down 58%) while the top debut belongs to the-Dream's "Love King" at No. 4 with 58,000. With the top of the ta ...

  27. Emimem's 'Recovery' Remains at No. 1 on the Billboard 200

    July 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT There's no surprise this week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as Eminem's "Recovery" holds atop the tally for a second week, selling 313,000 (down 58%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. In two weeks' time, the al ...

  28. Chart Moves: Eminem, Michael Jackson, Katy Perry, Jason Derulo and more

    July 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Eminem: You may have read somewhere that Eminem's "Recovery" debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week with an eye-popping 741,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. While clearly, Eminem's arrival was ...

  29. Chart Moves: 'Glee,' Zac Brown Band, Journey, Green Day and more

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- "Glee" Cast : The cast of Fox TV's hit show capped its first season with a bang, scoring its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with "Glee: the Music, Journey to Regionals" starting with 154,000 sold according ...

  30. 'Glee' Rises Past 'Twilight' To Top Billboard 200

    June 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It was Team Jacob and Team Edward versus the Gleeks this past week in the race to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, as the "Twilight Saga: Eclipse" soundtrack went up against the latest installment of the "Glee" soundtrack se ...

  31. Chart Moves: 'American Idol,' Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Poison

    June 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums chart. -- "Glee" Cast: Tired of hearing about the continuing chart feats of the cast of Fox TV's hit TV show? Yes? Sorry pal, the "Glee&q ...

  32. Chart Moves: Miley Cyrus, Muse, 'Glee,' Christina Aguilera and More

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums chart. -- "Glee" Cast: Fox's hit TV show can't be stopped -- at least perhaps until it goes on hiatus once its season finale airs in the ...

  33. 'Glee' Stops The Show At No. 1, Stones Come In Second On Billboard 200

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The "Glee - The Music Volume 3: Showstoppers" soundtrack arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart as expected, starting with 136,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. The cast of "Glee" claimed its first No. 1 rece ...

  34. Chart Moves: Lady Gaga, 'Glee,' Usher, Eminem and More

    May 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums chart. -- Justin Bieber : Perhaps we have Oprah Winfrey to thank for the Justin Bieber's rise back to No. 1 this week on the Billboard 200 with "My ...

  35. Bieber's Back At No. 1, Katy Perry's 'Gurls' Get Busy

    May 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" album is back at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, but with a rather dreary sales figure . . . It's the Bieb's fourth nonconsecutive week at the top of the chart . . . the National, the Dead Weathe ...

  36. Black Eyed Peas' 'I Gotta Feeling' Breaks Digital Sales Record

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas continue to steamroll their way into the record books this week. The group's "I Gotta Feeling" surpasses Flo Rida's "Low" as the best-selling digital song of all time, according to Nielsen SoundSca ...

  37. Black Eyed Peas Back On Top Of Hot 100 With 'Imma Be'

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas become the first duo or group in 19 years to plate three Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles from one album, as "Imma Be," from the act's "The E.N.D.," beelines 3-1. The quartet set a record last year withh ...

  38. 'We Are The World' Scores On The Hot 100

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Nearly 25 years after hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, charity single “We Are the World” makes its way back to the chart, debuting at No. 2, thanks to the all-star collective Artists for Haiti. “World” trails Ke$ha’s “TiK ToK,’ which holds ...

  39. iTunes Sales Drive Millions To Haiti Relief

    January 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Apple Inc. confirmed today that worldwide iTunes sales of the "Hope For Haiti Now" album, video, and individual performances have raised more than $3 million for the relief efforts, accounting for nearly all digital sales for the project ...

  40. Taylor Swift Swipes Female Download Record

    January 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift breaks the record for best first-week download sales by a female artist with “Today Was a Fairytale.” The track sold 325,000 and is set to debut at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both charts will ...

  41. Ke$ha Holds on Hot 100, Doubles Down On Digital Songs

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST As her debut album “Animal” opens at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, Ke$ha’s “TiK ToK” remains at the top of The Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week. The singer becomes the first act to simultaneously take its debut album and single to No. 1 on both c ...

  42. Taylor Swift Edges Susan Boyle For 2009's Top Selling Album

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" reigns for a sixth straight week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 137,000 (down 73%) according to Nielsen SoundScan, bringing her cumulative sales total up to 3,104,000. However, while that ...

  43. Boyle's Still On Top, But Swift Finishes As Year's Biggest

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" holds onto the Billboard 200 crown for a sixth week, but can't topple Taylor Swift's "Fearless" as the top-selling album of 2009 . . . The '09 sales total for "Dream&qu ...

  44. Ke$ha Controls Hot 100 Summit For A Second Week

    December 31, 2009 12:00 AM EST As reported yesterday on Billboard.biz, Ke$ha maintains her perch atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "TiK ToK" while setting the record for most single-week downloads by a female artist (610,000). The prior female mark was ...

  45. Ke$ha Sets Female Download Record

    December 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST In what is traditionally a high-volume download week thanks to shiny new MP3 players under the tree and download cards stuffed in stockings, a sales mark falls by the wayside as Ke$ha’s “TiK ToK” shifts 610,000 digital tracks for the week ending D ...

  46. Ke$ha Clocks Her First Hot 100 No. 1

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Newcomer Ke$ha takes her first solo chart single “TiK ToK” to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 (2-1), set to be released on billboard.biz on Thursday, (Dec. 24). She’s the first female vocalist to rise to No. 1 with her debut single since Lady Gag ...

  47. '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 ...

  48. Best Of 2009: Part 2

    December 17, 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. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22 ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. Jay Sean Knocks Black Eyed Peas From Hot 100 Summit

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jay Sean will put an end to the Black Eyed Peas' record reign atop the Billboard Hot 100 as his "Down" will move into the top slot on the chart to be released tomorrow morning. The Peas had held steady at No. 1 for 26 straight weeks ...

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