Justin Timberlake

  1. The Doors and Ray Manzarek Debut on Social 50 Chart

    May 31, 2013 9:54 PM EDT The Doors and its founding member Ray Manzarek enter the Social 50 chart this week following the keyboardist’s death on May 20. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and ...

  2. Alice in Chains, Little Mix and John Fogerty Bound For Top Five on Billboard 200 Chart

    May 31, 2013 8:22 PM EDT Rock band Alice in Chains is set for its highest charting album since 1995 as "The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here" might start in the No. 2 slot on next week's Billboard 200 chart. Industry sources forecast the album might sell around 6 ...

  3. Timberlake to Headline iTunes Festival in September, Joins Jessie J, Thirty Seconds to Mars

    May 30, 2013 10:29 AM EDT Justin Timberlake will be the headliner when the iTunes festival kicks off in September in London. The superstar is among the acts slated for the annual music series, which will be held each night that month and streamed on Apple devices like th ...

  4. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Still Atop Hot 100, Zach Sobiech Debuts

    May 29, 2013 3:26 PM EDT Macklemore & Ryan Lewis spend a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Can't Hold Us," featuring Ray Dalton. Justin Timberlake and Florida Georgia Line set notable milestones and, outside the top 10, "Clouds& ...

  5. Daft Punk Leads Debut-Filled Top Four On Billboard 200

    May 29, 2013 11:01 AM EDT Led by Daft Punk at No. 1, the entire top four on the Billboard 200 are debuts this week. The dance/electronic duo’s new Random Access Memories launches at atop the tally with 339,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As reported last nigh ...

  6. 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards Nominations Announced

    May 23, 2013 12:44 PM EDT Vancouver's pop-rock band Marianas Trench -- now a headlining arena act in Canada after a dozen years of hard work, and whose frontman Josh Ramsay co-wrote Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" -- leads the 2013 MuchM ...

  7. 'Can't' Stop Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Atop Hot 100

    May 22, 2013 4:25 PM EDT After performing their breakthrough Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 "Thrift Shop" on the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night (May 19), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis spend a third week atop the survey with "Can't Hold Us," featur ...

  8. 'Can't' Stop Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Atop Hot 100

    May 22, 2013 2:16 PM EDT After performing their breakthrough Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 "Thrift Shop" on the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night (May 19), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis spend a third week atop the survey with "Can't Hold Us," featuri ...

  9. Vampire Weekend Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    May 22, 2013 10:29 AM EDT As predicted, Vampire Weekend notches its second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as Modern Vampires of the City debuts atop the list this week. The set sold 134,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, which is a record-hig ...

  10. Justin Timberlake Ties Mainstream Top 40 Record

    May 20, 2013 1:06 PM EDT Justin Timberlake ties the record for the most No. 1s (six) by a male on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart (which launched the week of Oct. 3, 1992), as "Mirrors" rises 2-1. He equals the sum of B ...

  11. Chart Moves: Mariah Carey Moves Up In R&B/Hip-Hop Songs History; Florida Georgia Line Sets Record; Jennifer Lopez Returns

    May 17, 2013 10:47 AM EDT As previously reported, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis tally a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Can't Hold Us," featuring Ray Dalton. Who else can hold their head high with noteworthy moves on the Hot 100 and other ...

  12. Lady Antebellum Scores Third No. 1 Album, 'Gatsby' Debuts Strong at No. 2

    May 15, 2013 1:54 PM EDT Country trio Lady Antebellum earns its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as its new Golden debuts with 167,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album sold slightly better than initially forecast: A week ago, industry sources ...

  13. Sony Worldwide Signs Multi-Market Deal for Justin Timberlake's Neil Bogart Biopic

    May 15, 2013 11:49 AM EDT On the eve of the Cannes Film Market, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has struck a multi-territory deal for Foresight Unlimited’s Neil Bogart biopic "Spinning Gold," headlining Justin Timberlake as the infamous record executive wh ...

  14. Selena Gomez and PSY Rebound on Social 50 Chart

    May 09, 2013 6:40 PM EDT The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and Instagram. The chart's methodology blends weekly additions of friends/fans/followers along with artist pageviews, song play ...

  15. Sony Corp Reports Q4 Profit, Music Sales Are Flat

    May 09, 2013 7:10 AM EDT Sony Corp. is back in the black for its fiscal fourth quarter, recording a 93.9 billion yen ($948 million) profit, with big help from a weaker yen that boosts overseas earnings. The Japanese electronics and entertainment company also dragged its ...

  16. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' 'Can't Hold Us' Tops Hot 100, Sets Chart Record

    May 08, 2013 1:15 PM EDT The act becomes the first duo in the chart's five-decade history to send its first two singles to No. 1. Plus, Florida Georgia Line's 'Cruise' sails back into the top 10 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis'  "Can't Hol ...

  17. Kenny Chesney Logs Lucky Seventh No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    May 08, 2013 11:02 AM EDT Country king Kenny Chesney grabs his seventh No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as Life on a Rock debuts atop the list. The set sold 153,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Among country acts with the most No. 1s on ...

  18. Justin Timberlake's Acting Agency, WME, Locks Down All of the Star's Future Business

    May 07, 2013 6:08 PM EDT Actor and singer Justin Timberlake is taking his music touring business to WME. Although previously signed with talent agency CAA, WME had been repping Timberlake as an actor since 2009. It will now inherit all of his future business, including ...

  19. Justin Timberlake Announces '20/20' World Tour

    May 06, 2013 11:20 AM EDT Justin Timberlake will follow-up his upcoming stadium trek with Jay-Z with his first solo world tour in six years, bringing his traveling experience to dozens of countries through 2014, it was announced on Monday. "The 20/20 Experience Worl ...

  20. Pitbull Drives Into Top Five on Social 50 Chart

    May 03, 2013 3:22 PM EDT Pitbull and Justin Timberlake make vaults into the top 10 on Billboard's Social 50 chart, following busy weeks for each star, while affinity for the late George Jones results in his making the survey for the first time.   The Social 50 rank ...

  21. Chart Alert: Michael Bublé Tops Billboard 200; Fantasia Arrives At No. 2

    May 01, 2013 11:00 AM EDT As reported yesterday (April 30), pop singer Michael Bublé earns his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week with the arrival of To Be Loved . The set sold 195,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Bublé's ...

  22. Justin Timberlake Teams With MasterCard For Two-Year Partnership, NYC Show May 5

    April 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Justin Timberlake announced a new long-term partnership with MasterCard on Monday that will kick off Sunday, May 5, with an exclusive cardmember concert at New York’s Roseland Ballroom. Tickets for the show will be available through MasterCar ...

  23. Fantasia, Phoenix Heading for Top Five on Billboard 200 Chart

    April 26, 2013 7:49 PM EDT Fantasia is heading for her third top 10 album, as "Side Effects Of You" is on course for a No. 2 bow next week on the Billboard 200 chart. The set, her fourth, could sell around 90,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on April 2 ...

  24. P!nk Remains Atop Hot 100, PSY Gallops Into Top 10

    April 24, 2013 1:33 PM EDT P!nk spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Just Give Me a Reason," featuring fun.'s Nate Ruess. PSY, meanwhile, soars 12-5 with "Gentleman," which adds increased streaming and sales to its already ...

  25. Michael Buble Opens At No. 1 on U.K. Albums Chart

    April 22, 2013 6:55 AM EDT Michael Bublé sold 121,000 copies of “To Be Loved” (Reprise/Warner Music) in the U.K. last week to claim his third No. 1 album there, as the Official Charts Company’s new data was published Sunday. It’s both the fastest-selling artist album of ...

  26. A Look at Twitter #Music's First 24 Hours

    April 20, 2013 12:55 PM EDT Data centered around the launch of #Music, recorded by web data and analytics provider Attensity Media , provides some insight into the app's update and usage across the social web after its first 24 hours. Tracking shows that Internet rad ...

  27. Fall Out Boy, Kid Cudi Continue Battle for No. 1 on Billboard 200

    April 19, 2013 9:03 PM EDT It's a race for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. As reported on Wednesday , new albums from rock band Fall Out Boy and rapper Kid Cudi are locked in a battle for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Friday, little ...

  28. Cannes Film Festival Goes Musical with Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Liberace

    April 18, 2013 1:44 PM EDT Jay-Z and rap in the 1920s, Justin Timberlake strumming folk music in the 1960s and the story of Liberace give the 66th annual Festival de Cannes an inordinately musical look. Timberlake stars in the Coen Brothers'  folk music drama " ...

  29. Paramore Earn First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    April 17, 2013 10:57 AM EDT Rock band Paramore nabs its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week, beating out Brad Paisley, who debuts at No. 2. The former's self-titled set starts with 106,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, while Paisley's Wheelho ...

  30. Brad Paisley Headed For Eighth Top 10 Album On Billboard 200 Chart

    April 12, 2013 6:58 PM EDT Country super star Brad Paisley is aiming for his eighth top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week. The singer's new Wheelhouse could bow at either No. 2 or No. 3, depending on how the rest of the week shakes out. Industry sources s ...

  31. Paramore Aiming for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    April 10, 2013 7:36 PM EDT Rock band Paramore is aiming for its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as its new self-titled set should bow atop the list next week. Industry sources project that the album, the group's first since 2009, may sell around 110,000 ...

  32. Justin Timberlake Earns Third Week At No. 1; Band Perry Debuts At No. 2; Tyler, the Creator at No. 3

    April 10, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience holds at No. 1 for a third straight week on the Billboard 200, selling another 139,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan (down 56%). It's the first set to spend it first three weeks at No. ...

  33. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' Sees Another Week At No. 1 in Britain

    April 08, 2013 8:04 AM EDT Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” (RCA/Sony Music Entertainment) began a third week atop the U.K. album chart as the Official Charts Company published its new sales data Sunday (April 7). British DJ-producer Duke Dumont debuted at No. 1 ...

  34. The Band Perry and Tyler, the Creator Aiming for Top Three on Billboard 200 Chart

    April 05, 2013 8:22 PM EDT While Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" is set for a third straight week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week, a number of new arrivals should grace the top 10. The Band Perry's sophomore album, " ...

  35. Chart Moves: Thompson Square's Best Week Yet, Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side' Soars

    April 05, 2013 11:35 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Justin Timberlake's  The 20/20 Experience held firm at No. 1 for a second week. It sold 318,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan -- down a moderate 67% from its 968,000 start. Justin Timberl ...

  36. Ross On Radio: Adults Like What They Know, And Know It Sooner

    April 04, 2013 9:30 AM EDT It was, for years, an aphorism of adult contemporary and hot AC radio: "Adults know what they like. And they like what they know." It was the rallying cry for AC's move away from unproven music and, in some cases, from any current ...

  37. Justin Timberlake Heading for Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    April 03, 2013 8:52 PM EDT It looks like Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" will spend a third consecutive week atop the Billboard 200 chart next week. The set could sell in the range of 150,000 to 170,000, Billboard estimates, based on the sales pa ...

  38. SoundScan Q1: Track and Album Sales Down, Digital Album Sales Jump

    April 03, 2013 8:41 PM EDT For the second time since SoundScan started counting downloads in 2003, track sales suffered a sales decline, something that occurred in the first three quarters of 2010. So far this year, track sales are down 1.3% as of March 31, according to N ...

  39. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' Spends Second Week At No. 1 on Billboard 200, Lil Wayne Enters at No. 2

    April 03, 2013 10:44 AM EDT Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience easily spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 318,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's more than 100,000 ahead of the No. 2 album, the debuting I Am Not a Human ...

  40. Bruno Mars Sets Mainstream Top 40 Record, Justin Timberlake Tops Rhythmic

    April 01, 2013 1:08 PM EDT Mars passes Nelly and Timberlake for the most Mainstream Top 40 No. 1s among males. Timberlake, meanwhile, takes over atop Rhythmic. Bruno Mars rewrites Billboard chart history, as "When I Was Your Man" rises 2-1 on the Nielsen BDS-bas ...

  41. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' Swarms On-Demand Chart With 8.6 Million Streams

    March 29, 2013 5:39 PM EDT Just as Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience had an immense opening week sales-wise, selling 968,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan and subsequently debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, the album had a major week on audio on-d ...

  42. Justin Timberlake Hits No. 1 for First Time on Social 50 Chart

    March 28, 2013 9:46 PM EDT Move over Bieber, there's a new Justin in town (again). Concurrent with the release of Justin Timberlake's first album in 6 years, "The 20/20 Experience," the pop star has propelled to the No. 1 position on Billboard's S ...

  43. Lil Wayne Set for Top Debut Next Week on Billboard 200 Chart

    March 27, 2013 7:39 PM EDT Lil Wayne should earn the highest debut on next week's Billboard 200 chart, as the rapper's new album, "I Am Not a Human Being II," is on course to arrive at No. 2. Industry sources suggest the set could sell between 190,000 ...

  44. Justin Timberlake Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200, Earns Third-Largest Digital Week Ever

    March 27, 2013 10:57 AM EDT As reported yesterday (March 26), Justin Timberlake comes roaring in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 968,000 copies of The 20/20 Experience , according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the singer's best sales week ever and the 19th-la ...

  45. It's Official: Justin Timberlake's '20/20' Sells 968,000, Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    March 26, 2013 7:01 PM EDT It's official: Justin Timberlake's new album, "The 20/20 Experience," debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 968,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "20/20," released on Mar ...

  46. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' Heading to 950,000-Plus

    March 24, 2013 12:30 PM EDT If another day has gone by, that must mean the sales forecast for Justin Timberlake's blockbuster The 20/20 Experience album have grown by at least another 50,000-100,000. Today (March 24), industry sources forecast that the pop star' ...

  47. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' First-Week Sales Getting Even Bigger: 850-900,000 Debut Projected

    March 22, 2013 4:37 PM EDT  "20/20 Experience?" More like "850/900 Experience." Industry sources now forecast that Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" could sell between 850,000 and 900,000 by the end of the tracking week on Sunda ...

  48. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' Now Heading for 800,000-Plus Debut

    March 21, 2013 7:17 PM EDT As the days go by, the sales forecast for Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" continues to grow at an alarming rate. Industry sources are now projecting that the pop star's album will sell over 800,000 copies by the en ...

  49. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' Sales Forecast Rises: 750,000-Plus Debut Likely

    March 20, 2013 12:19 PM EDT Justin Timberlake's new The 20/20 Experience album is selling at an extraordinary rate in the U.S. Industry sources are forecasting that the pop super star's set could sell as many as 750,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on ...

  50. Justin Timberlake Manager Johnny Wright on Secret Plans Around ‘20/20 Experience,’ Touring, Myspace, More

    March 19, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake has a rare ability to seem to be everywhere without actually being in that many places. In a way, the marketing around his new album,  The 20/20 Experience – out on RCA today – has taken a note from the way he managed to keep ...

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