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  1. Chart Moves: A Great Big Jump For A Great Big World, Christina Aguilera; Volbeat's Victorious At Rock; Howard Jones Notches First Top 10 In 21 Years

    November 29, 2013 5:57 PM EST As previously reported, Lorde's "Royals" crowns the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth week. Who else tops and makes other notable moves on song charts this week? -- A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera: After the premiere of the o ...

  2. Chart Moves: Badfinger's 'Baby Blue' Enters Hot Rock Songs; Paramore Scores A First; Justin Bieber Returns

    October 11, 2013 11:22 AM EDT As previously reported, Lorde's "Royals" leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. Who else are queens (and kings) on the Hot 100 and other song charts this week? -- Badfinger: In its first full week following the finale of A ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Anti-Thatcher Song ‘Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead’ Beat By Duke Dumont’s ‘Need U (100%)’ on UK Singles Chart

    April 14, 2013 2:50 PM EDT The highly controversial campaign to get “Ding! Dong! The Witch Is Dead,” by the “Wizard of Oz” Film Cast to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart has ended in narrow defeat. As BBC Radio 1 announced the Official Charts Company’s new sales data on Sun ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Warner Sound Showcase at SXSW: Full Schedule

    March 04, 2013 8:00 PM EST A full schedule has been announced for the Warner Sound showcase at SXSW in Austin this month, with daytime performances by Fitz & the Tantrums and Lianne La Havas, plus headline sets by the Flaming Lips, Paramore and others. The three-day War ...

  10. 2013 Grammy Awards: Record of the Year

    December 21, 2012 11:23 AM EST five singular sensations go for the gold "Lonely Boy" The Black Keys Producers: The Black Keys, Danger Mouse Engineers/Mixers: Tom Elmhirst, Kennie Takahashi, Brian Lucey From: El Camino Label: Nonesuch "Lonely Boy" is the lead ...

  11. Label And Publishing Execs to Watch in 2013

    December 14, 2012 7:09 AM EST Suddenly, the music industry is teeming with executives on the rise, the potential leaders of the music industry over the next decade. For full details on this story, see the Billboard Year-End issue. Check Out All Out Year-End Coverage Right Here ...

  12. Mike Easterlin Named GM of Fueled by Ramen

    October 05, 2012 11:43 PM EDT The shockwaves of big executive moves keep on rolling. Mike Easterlin, head of promotion at Roadrunner Records, has been named the new GM of Fueled by Ramen, a subsidiary of Atlantic Records. Easterlin To Lead Newly Merged Roadrunner, Lava Promo S ...

  13. It's Official: John Janick Named President/COO of Interscope Geffen A&M

    October 03, 2012 11:55 PM EDT It's official: As projected by Billboard.biz in June, John Janick has been named president and chief operating officer of Interscope Geffen A&M , the label announced today. Janick joins the company after 16 years at the helm of the indie ...

  14. 40 Under 40: John Janick

    August 02, 2012 2:29 PM EDT John Janick Chairman/President, Fueled By Ramen; Co-President, Elektra Records Website: Fueledbyramen.com ElektraRecords.com Twitter: @fueledbyramen @Elektrarecords Fueled By Fun John Janick, 34, has balanced running Fueled by Ramen, which he foun ...

  15. Latin Conference: Social Savviness, DJ Domination Dictate Current Scene

    April 26, 2012 10:31 AM EDT Living Social (L-R): Mark Coatney (Media Outreach Director, Tumblr), Ashley Simon (manager, media partnerships, Foursquare), Jorge Rincon (CEO, Red Mas), Vivian Lewit (director, music content partnerships, YouTube), Demian Bellumino (VP of Operati ...

  16. Backbeat: Vans Warped Tour Kickoff Party With Kevin Lyman, Epitaph Execs, Yellowcard, Dead Sara, More

    March 30, 2012 4:28 PM EDT Kevin Lyman, founder/producer of the Vans Warped Tour, surrounded by the artists who will be heading out on the road. (Photo: Chelsea Lauren) Kevin Lyman still employs an "old-school" method when it comes to picking bands for the Vans Wa ...

  17. Billboard Power 100: Rob Cavallo & Todd Moscowitz

    January 26, 2012 10:45 PM EST No. 45 Rob Cavallo & Todd Moscowitz Chairman; Co-President/CEO Warner Bros. Records Twitter: @ToddMoscowitz Team Spirit... With Warner Bros. Records, traditionally the largest label in Warner Music Group, trailing Atlantic Records in market sh ...

  18. Why Rock Still Rules the Road

    January 06, 2012 12:48 PM EST These days it's rare to see any musical artist make the jump from playing large clubs and theaters to arenas. But after 10 years of development in the touring space, the Black Keys will support their latest album, El Camino, with a North Amer ...

  19. Backbeat: Vagrant Founder Likens Country Music to Punk Rock at Dashboard Confessional Show

    December 14, 2011 11:20 PM EST Thursday's (Dec. 1) Dashboard Confessional show at NYC's Irving Plaza brought out an old-school "emotional" crowd, who belted along to every word of hits like "Vindicated" and "Screaming Infidelities" along ...

  20. Business Matters: Amazon Becomes a Book Publisher -- Is Music Next?

    October 17, 2011 8:20 PM EDT Amazon Becomes a Book Publisher -- Is Music Next? -- Amazon will publish 122 books in both physical and digital formats this fall, according to the New York Times. It won't just act as an exclusive distributor, however. The company is acting ...

  21. T.I. On His New Novel, Adding Hip Hop Since 1978 To Mgm't, Grand Hustle Ent.

    October 14, 2011 6:53 AM EDT On Tuesday, October 18, Harper Collins will release the first book written by rapper Clifford "Tip" Harris, better known as the rapper T.I. The book, entitled Power & Beauty: A Love Story of Life on the Streets (William Morrow), is a ...

  22. Adele, B.o.B Highlight Hot 100 Top 10

    October 05, 2011 8:00 PM EDT A busy week on the Billboard Hot 100 finds Adele reclaiming the apex and rapper B.o.B blasting into the top 10. Additionally, as previously reported , Rihanna roars to a 20th Hot 100 top 10 faster than any other solo artist, as "We Found Love ...

  23. The Muppets Score First Billboard 200 Top 10

    September 01, 2011 12:25 PM EDT Rainbow Connection - Weezer Ft... by paramorebrazil It just got a whole lost easier being green. More than 50 years after their creation by the imaginative Jim Henson (who passed away in 1990), a Muppet-branded album reaches the Billboard 200' ...

  24. Onesheet Goes Public, Signs Up Over 10,000 Artists

    August 16, 2011 1:50 PM EDT Onesheet, the new service that allows artists to create a web presence in just a few minutes, has exited its private beta mode and is now open to the public. Over 10,000 artists have already signed up to use the service, including major label arti ...

  25. Beyonce Blows Up Social 50 Chart, Rebecca Black Waves Bye-Bye

    April 28, 2011 12:43 PM EDT Skyrocketing 25-14 on Billboard's Social 50 chart, Beyoncé rallies to a new chart high with a 334% burst in new week-over-week plays on monitored social networks and 142% boost in views. The jump is owed to attention gained from her new singl ...

  26. Dierks Bentley Brings Out Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown, Hayley Williams, More At Pre-Grammy Gig

    February 13, 2011 3:28 PM EST Country music was well represented in Los Angeles Saturday night, where Grammy nominee Dierks Bentley held his second annual foot stomping, guest-heavy pre-Grammy concert extravaganza at the legendary Troubadour. Bentley and his band anchored the ...

  27. Rihanna, Bieber, Gaga Again Top Social 50, Chris Brown Rises After Twitter War, Paramore's Back, Enrique Drops

    January 06, 2011 12:00 AM EST Rihanna simply won't give up the No. 1 spot on the Social 50 chart, locking up the crown for a fourth non-consecutive frame. The tally ranks the most active artists on the world's leading social networking sites -- YouTube, Facebook, Twi ...

  28. Paramore Split Gets Ugly: Farro Brothers Blog Airs the Platinum-Selling Band's Dirty Laundry

    December 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST It took Paramore's guitarist and drummer Josh and Zac Farro 1,442 words to explain their reasons for leaving the band they founded in 2004, and they paint a dramatically different picture than the one remaining members Hayley Williams, Jeremy ...

  29. Lady Gaga Tops MTV European Music Awards

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga topped the winners at the MTV European Music Awards 2010 in Madrid, scooping the awards for best pop, best female and best song for "Bad Romance." Lady Gaga thanked MTV and her fans via satellite from Budapest, where she was pe ...

  30. Kerrang! Awards Pay Homage To Lost Rockers

    July 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. metal act Bullet for My Valentine was the big winner at the 2010 Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards -- but it was absent friends that dominated the ceremony. Nichola Browne, editor of the U.K. hard rock and metal weekly magazine, started ...

  31. Web Trends: Amelle Berrabah, Artscape 2010, Pink and more

    July 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 16. Amelle Berrabah Amelle is a member of British girlgroup Sugababes, and is currently trending after being photographed leaving a yoga studio. 9. Artscape 2010 Acts such as Wale, Musiq Soulchild and Cold War Kids are pl ...

  32. Web Trends: The Band Perry, Converse, Nelly Furtado and more

    July 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 11am) 9. The Band Perry New country band “The Band Perry” played on Fox News this morning. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. You dun goofed up 2. Pink Accident - Nürnberg 15.07.2010 3. Converse - "All Summer" - Music Vide ...

  33. Web Trends: Sergio 'El Shaka' Vega, Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue and more

    June 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google (as of 4pm) 19. Sergio ‘El Shaka’ Vega Mexican singer Sergio ‘El Shaka’ Vega was murdered by gunmen on the way to a concert just hours after denying reports of his death. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Lady Gaga @ Elton John� ...

  34. Web Trends: Swiss Beatz, Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Drake and more

    May 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 12:45pm) 5. swizz beatz and wife Rapper/producer Swiss Beatz and R&B singer Alicia Keys have confirmed that they are expecting a child together. 6. kanye west power Rapper/producer Kanye West released “Power” the first sin ...

  35. Web Trends: Jewel, Bono, Twilight, Fergie and More

    May 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) 10. Jewel Singer-songwriter Jewel will perform sections from her newest album "Sweet and Wild" a day before it is released on June 7 during a live HD concert that will broadcast to 75 cities in t ...

  36. Web Trends: Ronnie James Dio, Lloyd Banks, Travie McCoy, And More

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4 p.m.) *No trending music terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Greyson Chance on Ellen! 2. Lloyd Banks - I Get Around (from 4-30-09 mixtape) HFM2 COMING SOON 3. ELENA KARLEUSA ARENA 15.MAJ. KO ...

  37. Web Trends: Minivan Rap Song, Travie McCoy, Greyson Michael Chance

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 12 p.m.) 11. Minivan Rap Song A viral video for Toyota gives a fresh take on minivan advertisements. Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Greyson Chance on Ellen! 2. Lloyd Banks - I Get Around (from 4-30-09 mixtap ...

  38. Hot 100 Movers & Shakers: B.o.B, Madonna, Miranda Lambert and More

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A snapshot look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week’s Billboard Hot 100. -- B.o.B : B.o.B leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week and sends a second song into the chart's top 10. The rapper's first single, "Nothin ...

  39. Web Trends: William Shatner, Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber and More

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music news on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 7. Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza Michael Jackson's mother Katherine has allegedly asked former daughter-in-law Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza and her children to leave her San Fernando Valley mansion, claimi ...

  40. Atlanta Rapper B.o.B To Top Hot 100

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Atlanta rapper B.o.B will bounce Rihanna from the top slot of the Hot 100 to be released on Thursday morning, as his “Nothin’ On You,” featuring Bruno Mars, will jump 2-1 while Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” drops to the runner-up slot. “Nothin’ On You” als ...

  41. Web Trends: Guru, Justin Bieber, Jay-Z, Nike and More

    April 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends 6. Guru Dies 10. Guru Dead 13. Gang Starr Guru Dead Iconic rapper Guru, who fell into a coma after suffering cardiac arrest in early March has died yesterday morning at the age of 43, losing a long battle with cancer. The report come ...

  42. Web Trends: CMA Awards, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne and more

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A look at what's making waves on the Web on Monday afternoon (April 19). Google Trends (as of 4pm) 16. CMA Awards 2010 Winners The 2010 Country Music Awards Ceremony took place on Sunday dominated by Carrie Underwood and Lady Antebellum. Winn ...

  43. Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian Head NME Noms

    January 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock bands Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian head the list of nominees for the Shockwaves NME Awards, due to be held Feb. 24 at London venue the O2 Academy Brixton. Both acts picked up six nominations apiece for the weekly U.K. music magazine' ...

  44. WMG Onboard With Hulu

    December 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has become the second major label to strike a content licensing deal with online video hub Hulu. The deal brings music videos, concert performances, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage to artist-branded pages within the Hul ...

  45. Analysis: On First Look, Vevo's Three Problems

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Online music video service Vevo "launched" Tuesday night with a party in New York, but the service clearly could not handle the traffic when it first went live. If you could actually get on the site, there were page loading problems and ...

  46. Lala, MySpace Land Exclusives

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Fresh off their new streaming partnership with Google, digital music providers Lala and MySpace have scored exclusive access to several tracks from a variety of labels and artists as part of a bid to help promote the new Google music search featur ...

  47. Lala Scores Exclusive Tracks For New Google Feature

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Fresh off a new streaming partnership with Google, digital music provider Lala has scored exclusive access to several tracks from a variety of labels and artists as part of a bid to help promote the new Google music search feature. Artists includi ...

  48. Music Supervisor Patsavas Discusses 'New Moon' At Film/TV Confab

    October 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The artists featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming film “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” could easily share the same bill at any live music event, according to music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas, who played a crucial role in putting music toget ...

  49. Madonna Secures Second Week Atop Euro Chart

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's pan-European sales chart leaders continue their runs, with Madonna's "Celebration" (Warner Bros.) starting a second week at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums and "Sexy Chick" (Gum/Positiva/Virgin/EMI) by David Guett ...

  50. Mariah Carey, Paramore In Race For No. 1

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Next week's Billboard 200 albums chart is going to be flush with new releases, including a race for No. 1 between Mariah Carey's new "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel" and Paramore's third album "Brand New Eyes." Ba ...

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