Joel Whitburn

  1. Chart Moves: Bruno Mars' Slow Climb to No. 1, Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side' Turns 40

    March 08, 2013 9:48 PM EST This past week on the Billboard 200 , Bruno Mars' "Unorthodox Jukebox" jumped to No. 1, thanks largely to sale pricing by Amazon MP3. The move gave Mars his first No. 1, and an unusual achievement: It was the slowest climb to No. ...

  2. Chart Moves: Pitbull's 'Don't Stop The Party' Reaches Hot 100's Top 20, Among Few Post-Holiday Digital Gainers; Bon Jovi Debuts On Hot Rock Songs

    January 11, 2013 4:19 PM EST Pitbull: The rapper's "Don't Stop the Party," featuring TJR, bounds 31-17 on the Hot 100 in its 12th week with the chart's top Digital Gainer award. With digital sales sliding among all genres following the robust holiday ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Pressure Mounts For Universal Music To Make U.S. Concessions on EMI Deal

    August 06, 2012 8:06 AM EDT Universal Music Group's proposed remedy package to satisfy government regulators that they are divesting enough assets to allay antitrust concerns is facing increased pressure to include solutions that will make the sales of Anglo/American re ...

  5. '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 ...