New Moon

  1. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Alexandra Patsavas

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 5 Alexandra Patsavas Owner, Chop Shop Music Group Website: ChopShopRecords.net Twitter: @chopshopmusic The opening weekend of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1" was preceded by two hit singles from the film's soundtrack, ...

  2. Business Matters: Trans World's Music Sales Get a Boost From Healthy Catalog Performance

    May 23, 2011 6:19 PM EDT Trans World's Music Sales Get a Boost From Healthy Catalog Performance -- Trans World's first-quarter results were a good reflection of overall music sales: same-store revenue was down slightly, catalog sales were good -- they were great ...

  3. Warner Music Q4 Loss Widens

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss and said revenue growth in the U.K. and Italy was offset by weakness in the United States, Japan and the rest of Europe. For July-September, the company posted a loss of 31 cents a sha ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Jack Johnson's 'To The Sea' Sets Sail At No. 1

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jack Johnson floats in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "To the Sea," selling 243,000 copies in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the third chart-topper for Johnson, who previously reigned with " ...

  6. @SXSW Day 2: Chilton, A2IM, eMusic, Sharon Jones, And More

    March 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Chilton Dedications, Fundraiser At SXSW on Thursday morning, the Memphis Music Foundation booth at the Austin Convention Center was busy with well wishers and those curious about what would happen to the Big Star programming scheduled for the week ...

  7. Why A Music Strategy Matters To Brands

    December 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST If brands and their creative agencies agree, in full or in part, about the breadth of the cultural influence and the social value of music, they need to make a long-term commitment to developing a "music strategy," according to Steve Yan ...

  8. Boyle's 'Dream' Continues At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" album continues its hold of the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 527,000 copies (down just 25%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. After two weeks of release, "I Dreamed a Dream&quo ...

  9. Boyle's 'Dream' Continues At No. 1

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" album maintains its hold on the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 as it sells 527,000 in its second week, bringing its two-week sales total to 1.2 million . . . Meanwhile, in the runner-up slot on the ...

  10. John Mayer Snares No. 1 On Busy Billboard 200

    November 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST John Mayer brings home his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as "Battle Studies" bows with 286,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The singer/songwriter's first chart-topper came with "Heavier Things&q ...

  11. John Mayer 'Battles' To Top With Second No. 1 Album

    November 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST John Mayer brings home his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Battle Studies" bows with 286,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan . . . Mayer leads a busy chart as another eight albums debut in the top 20 from such lum ...

  12. Bon Jovi Comes Full 'Circle' At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    November 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi claims its fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as its new album "The Circle" lands in the penthouse with 163,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's Bon Jovi's second chart-topper in a row, fol ...

  13. Bon Jovi Comes Full 'Circle' At No. 1

    November 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi collects its fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as the band's new "The Circle" swoops in with 163,000 copies. It's the follow-up to "Lost Highway," which also started atop the list back in 2007 . . . Jus ...

  14. Carrie Underwood Claims Second No. 1 On Billboard 200

    November 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Carrie Underwood's "Play On" bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, shifting 318,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the country star and former "American Idol" champ's second album to t ...

  15. Carrie Underwood Claims Second No. 1 Album

    November 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST It's all about Carrie Underwood this week as the former "American Idol" champ earns the best sales week for an album by a woman in 2009 as her new "Play On" bows atop the Billboard 200 . . . Underwood's latest leads a ...

  16. 'New Moon' Director Weitz Reveals Soundtrack's Challenges

    October 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" director Chris Weitz has one distinctive memory from a meeting in Paris where he first screened bits of the movie to its composer, Alexandre Desplat. "He was writing something down," Weitz said tod ...

  17. 'New Moon' Rises At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack climbs to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 153,000 copies sold (up 33%) in its first full week of release while Tim McGraw's "Southern Voice" settles for a debut at No. 2 with 137,00 ...

  18. 'New Moon' Rises To No. 1 on Billboard 200

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack rises to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, selling 153,000 copies (up 33%) in its first full week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic album, which featu ...

  19. The Billboard Q&A: Chris Walla, Death Cab for Cutie Guitarist

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Chances are, most tweens watching the video for Death Cab for Cutie's "Meet Me on the Equinox," the first single from the "New Moon" soundtrack, will fast forward right past the band to get to the scene of Robert Pattison ...

  20. 'New Moon' Positioned For No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Next week, the "New Moon" may rise ... to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Industry prognosticators suggest that "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack, which debuted at No. 2 this week on the Billboard 200, has a sho ...

  21. Buble Stays On Top, 'New Moon' Grabs No. 2 On Billboard 200

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The penthouse of the Billboard 200 chart is still a bit "Crazy," as Michael Bublé's "Crazy Love" retains the No. 1 slot for a second week. The album's first full week in stores keeps it firmly in the penthouse with 20 ...

  22. Michael Buble Earns Second No. 1 Album

    October 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Buble's "Crazy Love" gives the pop singer his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with an opening frame of 132,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan . . . Buble's "Crazy" start was based on just three ...

  23. 'New Moon' Soundtrack Release Date Moved To Oct. 16

    October 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Twilight fanatics are in for an early treat. In light of heated anticipation for "The Twlight Saga: New Moon Original Soundtrack," the set's release date has been moved up four days, from Oct. 20 to this Friday (Oct. 16). The rele ...

  24. Thom Yorke Recruits Flea To Live Band

    September 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead's Thom Yorke has formed a live band and recruited Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea to the line-up, with two L.A. shows confirmed next week. The band will also include Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, drummer Joey Waronker, who ha ...

  25. Jay-Z Still Reigns On Billboard 200; Muse And Kid Cudi Bow High

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z's "The Blueprint 3" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, shifting 298,000 in its second week on the list, down just 37% . . . Whitney Houston's "I Look to You" surges to No. 2 with an "Oprah Winfrey Show&qu ...

  26. Death Cab For Cutie Scores Lead 'New Moon' Single

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie, the Grammy nominated indie rock band from Bellingham, Wash., has scored the coveted lead single spot on the soundtrack for New Moon," the intensely anticipated second installment of the "Twilight" vampire series ...

  27. No Trouble For Kelly's 'Double'

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly easily scores his sixth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Double Up" debuts with 386,000 units ... Jason Aldean nabs a top 10 debut on the big chart and a No. 1 entry on Top Country Albums with his second album, "Relentl ...

  28. Buble Sidesteps Bone Thugs To Claim No. 1

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Michael Buble's 143/Reprise set "Call Me Irresponsible" moves 2-1 to claim the top spot on The Billboard 200. In its second week on the chart, the album sold 145,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a 32% ...

  29. 'B' Acts Rule The Chart

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This week's Billboard 200 is brought to you by the letter "B." As Michael Buble's "Call Me Irresponsible" rises to No. 1 on the chart, the four highest debuts on the list belong to a bunch of "B" acts: Bone ...

  30. Review: 'New Moon' Is Elliott Smith's Second Posthumous Album

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Elliott Smith: "New Moon" Producer: Larry Crane Kill Rock Stars Release Date: May 8 The second posthumous double album from the Smith archives, "New Moon" is more of a proper album (and a more satisfying listen) than the 2004 s ...