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  1. @MIDEM: Labels Learn To Monetize Apps

    January 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST Music-related apps can build a fan base for artists and create revenue - and they are going to become even more ambitious. That was the message from Ted Mico, EVP Digital, Interscope, Geffen, A&M at day two of the MidemNet digital music confer ...

  2. Lady Gaga Collapses In Indiana, Cancels Show

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga cancelled an Indiana concert appearance last night (Jan. 14) after collapsing backstage due to exhaustion and dehydration. "An hour before the show I was feeling dizzy and having trouble breathing," she posted on Twitter. Param ...

  3. Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas Top Euro Charts

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga's "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) celebrates its first birthday on Billboard's European Albums survey by holding at No. 1. Her Interscope label mate Black Eyed Peas again tops Hot 100 Singles with "Meet Me Half ...

  4. CES In Pictures: Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, Kid Rock and More

    January 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST The annual tech mega-show CES wrapped on Sunday (Jan. 10) in Las Vegas and, as usual, it not only offered what to expect from the gadget world this year ( see Antony Bruno's round-up of the top developments here ), it also pulled in its share ...

  5. Dr. Dre Headphones Lines Up Diddy

    January 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST When Dr. Dre and Interscope's Jimmy Iovine first teamed with Monster to create the Beats by Dr. Dre line of headphones it was an interesting experiment in artist-branded music accessories - clunky name aside. The Beats line has since added th ...

  6. @ CES: Lady Gaga New Face Of Polaroid

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Polaroid signed Lady Gaga to a multi-year partnership in which the pop star will serve as creative director for a specialty line of Polaroid Imaging products. Lady Gaga will be at the Polaroid booth at CES in Las Vegas 10:45 am pacific "to ta ...

  7. Susan Boyle Denies Lady Gaga 2009 U.K. Chart Double

    January 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's debut album "I Dreamed A Dream" (Syco/Sony Music Entertainment) needed just six weeks on sale to overtake Lady Gaga's "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) and score the biggest U.K. album sale of 2009. Acco ...

  8. Digital Year-End Lists Reveal Glimpse At Services' Demos

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Now's the time of year for everyone ( including Billboard ) to serve up their "Best of 2009" lists. Digital music services are no different, with iTunes, YouTube, Last.fm and others all sharing details on what content stood above th ...

  9. Year-End Chart Analysis: Lady Gaga, DJ Guetta Lead Dance Recaps

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Dance music class of 2009, behold your homecoming king and queen: A man named Guetta and a lady called Gaga. David Guetta, the DJ from Paris, and Lady Gaga, the pop phenomenon from Yonkers, N.Y., brought some order to the dance/electronic charts t ...

  10. Jay-Z And Alicia Keys' 'Empire' Stays Put On Hot 100

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind" holds at No. 1 for a third week on the Billboard Hot 100, increasing its lead over Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" (2-2). Sparked by the pair's live performance on ABC' ...

  11. Late Steven Gately Tops Google U.K. Search List

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Former Boyzone singer Stephen Gately, who died Oct 10, topped the list of most popular topics searched for over the past 12 months by U.K. Google users. The only other music artist to appear in the top 5 was Lady Gaga, who appeared at No. 5 in the ...

  12. Alphabeat Signs Universal Publishing Deal

    November 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Danish pop group Alphabeat has signed a long-term global deal with Universal Music Publishing (UMP). The deal covers both the group's existing catalog and new material. Alphabeat's debut studio set "This Is Alphabeat" (Charisma ...

  13. Best Buy Clears Floorspace For Dr. Dre

    November 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Best Buy is aiming to become a destination for DJs. The retailer has partnered with Monster Cable and Beats by Dr. Dre headphones to launch its new in-store “Club Beats” area. The big box retailer is creating a new section in all its stores where ...

  14. Lady Gaga Sets Latest Billboard Chart Record

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga becomes the first artist in the 17-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs chart to notch four No. 1s from a debut album, as "Paparazzi" rises 3-1. The singer - recently honored as Billboard's Rising Star - previously l ...

  15. Lady Gaga Announces U.K. Arena Dates

    October 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's recently crowned Rising Star of the Year Lady Gaga is to play a 9-date U.K. arena tour in February and March 2010 as part of her worldwide "The Monster Ball" solo tour. The U.K. trek begins Feb. 10 at Nottingham Arena an ...

  16. Lady Gaga Unveils 'Monster Ball' Tour Dates, 'The Fame Monster' Tracklist

    October 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks after the cancellation of her "Fame Kills" tour with Kanye West, Lady Gaga has announced the details of a solo tour and revealed the tracklist for "The Fame Monster," the re-release of her debut album due Nov. 23. Des ...

  17. Video: Lady Gaga Fights Back Tears, Praises Beyonce At Billboard's Women In Music

    October 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga may be known for her attention-grabbing outfits and elaborate stage persona, but when the pop singer accepted her Rising Star award at Billboard's Women in Music luncheon last Friday (Oct. 2), she was the picture of humility. " ...

  18. Beyonce Accepts Billboard's Woman Of the Year Award, Lady Gaga Is Rising Star

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce and Lady Gaga were honored today (Oct. 2) with the Woman of the Year and Rising Star awards, respectively, during Billboard's annual Women In Music luncheon held at New York's Pierre Hotel. Lady Gaga, sporting a see-through dress ...

  19. Lady Gaga Speaks: Solo Tour Begins Soon While Kanye West Takes Break

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga said today that both she and Kanye West made the decision to cancel the "Fame Kills" tour, and that she will be embarking on her own headlining tour soon while West plans to drop out of the spotlight. "It was a mutual deci ...

  20. Kanye West And Lady Gaga Tour Canceled

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West and Lady Gaga's highly anticipated tour is over before it even began. Just days after announcing dates for an ambitious joint show that was to kick off next month, the tour was canceled. Live Nation announced the news in a brief st ...

  21. Billboard To Honor Lady Gaga As 'Rising Star'

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Billboard will honor pop sensation Lady Gaga as its "Rising Star" at the 2009 Billboard Women In Music event, taking place on Oct. 2 in New York. The Billboard Rising Star Award rewards artists that have achieved a level of success and p ...

  22. Kanye West Outburst Mars MTV Music Video Awards

    September 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The MTV video music awards held on Sunday paid tribute to the late Michael Jackson, but was overshadowed by an outburst by rapper Kanye West, who interrupted an acceptance speech by U.S. singer Taylor Swift. West, who is known for his outspoken wa ...

  23. Lady Gaga Tops U.K. All-Time Downloads Chart

    September 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga has the biggest-selling download ever in the U.K. with download sales of 779,000 for "Poker Face" (Interscope), according to the Official Charts Co. The All-Time Official Downloads Chart was published to mark five years of the ...

  24. Echospin, Universal Distribution Sign Direct-To-Fan Deal

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group Distribution has partnered with Echospin on a digital initiative designed to sell and promote content directly to fans. The deal provides UMGD's entire roster of labels and artists access to Echospin's direct-to-fan ...

  25. Michael Jackson Still Reigns In Europe

    August 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT For the second time in recent weeks, one Michael Jackson compilation succeeds another at the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums, as "King of Pop" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) resumes its reign at No. 1. Meanwhile, Pitbull ...

  26. Beyonce, Lady GaGa, Britney Dominate MTV VMA Noms

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce and Lady Gaga on Tuesday each earned nine nominations for next month's MTV Video Music Awards, more than any other artist, while Britney Spears continued her musical comeback with seven nods. All three will compete for the honor of vi ...

  27. Bravado Secures Rolling Stones Merch Deal

    July 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Global music merchandising company Bravado is to manufacture and distribute merchandise for the Rolling Stones. Bravado is a unit of Universal Music Group (UMG); the Stones moved to Universal from EMI last summer. This exclusive agreement - announ ...

  28. London Goes Gaga

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga has played what was billed by her label as her first headline London show, following Wembley Stadium support slots with Take That this month and appearances at Glastonbury Festival and T in the Park. The U.S. synth-pop artist played a 60 ...

  29. Lady GaGa Makes Mainstream Top 40 History

    July 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lady GaGa becomes just the third artist in the 16-year history of the Mainstream Top 40 airplay chart to collect three No. 1 songs from a debut album. "LoveGame" (Interscope) rises 2-1, marking Lady GaGa's third No. 1, following &qu ...

  30. Michael Jackson Dominates Euro Chart

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson achieves unique pan-European sales domination this week with the top four titles on European Top 100 Albums, and five of the top six. "When Love Takes Over" (Positiva/EMI) by French DJ David Guetta featuring Kelly Rowland ...

  31. Doherty Added To U.K. V Fest Line-Up

    July 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Peter Doherty heads a raft of newly announced acts to appear on the Virgin Media Union stage at this year's U.K. V Festival, which takes place simultaneously in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire on Aug. 22 to 23. British ...

  32. Placebo Tops Euro Chart

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Placebo's sixth studio album "Battle For The Sun" (Dreambrother/PIAS) gives the long-running modern rock trio an instant No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart. Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Un ...

  33. Green Day Rises To European Chart Summit

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT There's a new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music) ascends 2-1 in its second week. But Lady Gaga is yet again Billboard's pan-European singles queen, as "Pok ...

  34. Nickelback, Danny Fernandes Lead MuchMusic Nominations

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Canadian music television station MuchMusic announced nominations for its 2009 video awards today (May 27), with Canadian rockers Nickelback and pop singer Danny Fernandes leading the way. Nickelback received five nominations, tying with Danny Fer ...

  35. Depeche Mode's Third Week Atop Euro Chart

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums, "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI) starts a third week on top for Depeche Mode, ahead of Bob Dylan's "Together Through Life" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment). Lady ...

  36. Depeche Mode Soars To European Albums Summit

    April 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode races 67-1 on European Top 100 Albums with its new, 12th studio set "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI), while Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) moves into a tenth week atop European Hot 100 Sing ...

  37. Rick Ross Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200 For Third Time

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rick Ross easily debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "Deeper Than Rap" (Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam), shifting 158,000 in its first week. It's the third topper for the artist. His last set, 2008's "Trilla," bowed at No ...

  38. Lady GaGa Scores European Chart Double

    April 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Patience is a virtue for Lady Gaga, who completes her Europe-wide conquest by hitting the top of European Top 100 Albums for the first time with "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) after five weeks at No. 2. "Poker Face" starts a ...

  39. U2, Lady GaGa Dominate European Charts

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2's "No Line on the Horizon" (Mercury/Universal) moves into a sixth week at the summit of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, while it's now eight weeks at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for Lady Gaga's &q ...

  40. Lady GaGa Draws A Pair Of No. 1s

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lady GaGa becomes the first artist in nearly ten years to reach the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with their first two chart entries, as "Poker Face" jumps 2-1. The New York native, born Stefani Germanotta, previously led the list for thr ...

  41. Kelly Clarkson Stays On Top Of Billboard 200

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It's a hold-steady kind of week on the Billboard 200 as Kelly Clarkson's "All I Ever Wanted" (S/19/RCA) remains at No. 1 for a second frame, shifting 90,000 (down 65%). U2's "No Line on the Horizon" (Island/Inter ...

  42. U2 Draws A 'Line' Atop European Top 100 Albums

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2 starts a second week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey with "No Line on the Horizon" (Mercury/Universal), while Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) secures a fourth week at No. 1 on Europe ...

  43. Amazon.co.uk Offers Chart Promotion

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Amazon.co.uk MP3 store has launched a chart promotion, allowing customers to purchase ten chart tracks for 29 pence (41 cents) each. The promotion includes tracks by Kings of Leon, Coldplay, the Killers, the Prodigy and Lady GaGa and Kelly Cla ...

  44. Springsteen Holds Off Morrissey On Euro Albums Chart

    February 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart gives Bruce Springsteen a fourth week at No. 1 with "Working On A Dream" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), while the new leader on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles is Lady Gaga's "Poke ...

  45. Chris Brown Included In MTV Australia Awards Noms

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST Beyonce, Lady GaGa, Flo Rida, Pink and Kings of Leon are in the running for the coveted best video trophy at the Vodafone MTV Australia Awards, nominations for which were unveiled Thursday (Feb. 19). Chris Brown has two nominations. Beyonce's ...

  46. Katy Perry Heats Up Eurochart

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Katy Perry is the first Eurochart Hot 100 Singles-topping artist of the new year, moving 2-1 with "Hot N Cold" (Virgin/EMI). AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony BMG) leads European Top 100 Albums for a seventh non-consecuti ...

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