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  1. Uncharted Territory: News and Notes on Billboard's New Chart of Emerging Artists

    January 28, 2011 9:07 PM EST Billboard has unveiled the second weekly Uncharted ranking, spotlighting emerging artists who have yet to appear on a major Billboard chart but are mapping new territory in online fan engagement. Uncharted artists are ranked by Heat Score -- a for ...

  2. Shakira, Usher Bring The Glitz; Digital Stars Bring The Geeks To MIDEM

    January 23, 2011 8:16 AM EST CANNES, France -- The real rock stars were the stars of the opening night of MidemNET in Cannes. With the NRJ Music Awards show hosted in Cannes on Saturday night, the music industry was given a reminder of who really runs the show. After the pane ...

  3. Sony & Universal Announce 'On-Air On-Sale' Release Policy

    January 18, 2011 12:00 AM EST Filed in the "better late than never" category is the decision by Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group to start making singles available for sale the same day they're released to radio. Called "on air, on sale,&qu ...

  4. A Canoodling Justin Bieber Bullets to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart; Snoop's 'Wet' Rise; Christina Grimmie YouTube Phenom

    January 13, 2011 12:00 AM EST Was it the online chatter about the photos of Justin Bieber canoodling with Selena Gomez that propelled the former to No. 1 this week on the Social 50 chart? Or was it news of his "Vanity Fair" cover story -- complete with a glossy photo ...

  5. 2010's Latin Music Sales Down 26.8%, Digital Up 28%, Enrique Igelsias Is Top-Selling Artist

    January 06, 2011 12:00 AM EST Year-end sales of Latin music in the United States continued to drop for the fourth consecutive year, according to numbers released by Nielsen SoundScan. For the 52 weeks ending Jan. 2, sales of Latin music, defined as albums that are at least 51% ...

  6. 'Bed Intruder Song,' Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga Top YouTube's Most Watched Videos of 2010

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST YouTube released its list of most watched videos for 2010, with the "Bed Intruder Song" topping the list of all videos worldwide, and Justin Bieber's "Baby" (feat. Ludacris) taking the top music video honors. "Baby&qu ...

  7. Rihanna Scores Euro Albums, Singles Chart Double

    November 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rihanna scores a No. 1 debut on Billboard's European Albums chart with "Loud" (Def Jam/Universal), and makes it a double by starting a fourth week atop European Hot 100 Singles with "Only Girl (In The World)" (Def Jam/Univ ...

  8. Who Destroyed Epic Records?

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST It started outlike any label showcase at October's CMJ, the five-night music conference that's been held every year since 1980, drawing hundreds of industry professionals, influencers, fans and upstart bands to New York City's clubs ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Alejandro Sanz Wins 3 Premios Ondas

    November 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singer Alejandro Sanz swept Spain's 57th Premios Ondas awards by winning three of the five music prizes that form part of 23 awards for national, international and Latin American radio and TV shows and personalities. The Grupo Prisa media hol ...

  11. Shakira’s 'Sale el Sol' Tops Latin Albums Chart

    October 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Shakira’s “Sale el Sol” debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart this week, and also tops charts throughout Latin America. In the artist’s native Colombia, Sony Music is selling her Spanish language set album via an exclusive deal wit ...

  12. Sugarland Tops Kings of Leon on Billboard 200

    October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Country duo Sugarland swoops in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with its third topper, "The Incredible Machine." The set sold 203,000 copies last week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, beating out the No. 2 arrival of Kings of ...

  13. Web Trends: Rod Stewart, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown and more

    October 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4 p.m.): 19. Sarah Streeter Rod Stewart has reconnected with his eldest daughter Sarah Streeter whom he gave up for adoption when he was 17 years old. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Hip-Hop's 50 Greatest Animated GIF ...

  14. Web Trends: 'Glee,' Travie McCoy, Atomic Tom and more

    October 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 11 a.m.): There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Hip-Hop's 50 Greatest Animated GIFs Of All Time 2. 'Glee' 'Rocky Horror' Songs Leaked! [VIDEO] 3. 5 Creepi ...

  15. Web Trends: Taylor Swift, 50 Cent, Shakira, John Lennon and more

    October 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: There are no music news/videos in this topic at this time. YouTube Most Viewed 24 Hours: 1. Ke$ha - We R Who We R 2. Taylor Swift - Back T ...

  16. BACKBEAT: 20 Years and 50 Millions Albums Later - Shakira and Sony Celebrate Their Partnership

    October 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Following her sold-out concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sept. 21, Shakira and members of her label team celebrated her 20 years of music making and 50 million records sold with Sony Music. From left: Doneen Lombardi, Columbia/Epic La ...

  17. Luis Miguel Tops Latin Albums

    September 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Mexican crooner Luis Miguel debuted at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with his new self-titled album, backed by a series of performances in Las Vegas commemorating the Mexican Bicentennial. "Luis Miguel" (Warner Music Latina) moved close to 9 ...

  18. Colombian President Supports Shakira At NYC Show

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The president of Colombia might be in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, but he also found time to attend a concert by Shakira. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, along with the former president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, Queen Rania o ...

  19. Iron Maiden Slays Rivals On U.K. Album Chart

    August 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British rock perennials Iron Maiden extended their run of U.K. No. 1 albums to 28 years, and their overall album chart span to 30 years, with "The Final Frontier" (EMI). On the new singles chart, Relentless/Virgin's British "gr ...

  20. Eminem Back On Top In Europe

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Eminem 's "Recovery" (Interscope/Universal) continues to show great staying power in European markets, returning to No.1 again on Billboard's European Albums chart. On European Hot 100 Singles, "Waka Waka (This Time For Af ...

  21. Arcade Fire Debuts Atop Euro Album Chart

    August 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Arcade Fire scores its first No. 1 on Billboard's European Albums chart with "The Suburbs" (Merge/Mercury/Universal), as "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) by Shakira featuring Freshlyground ...

  22. Eminem Reigns On Euro Album Chart

    August 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT There's no change at the top of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, with Eminem moving into a fifth aggregate week at the European Albums summit with "Recovery" (Interscope/Universal), and "Waka Waka (This Time For Afri ...

  23. Aventura, Chayanne Win Big At Premios Juventud

    July 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Shakira floated in on a magic carpet, Pitbull did the bump-and-grind with Mexican pop star Belinda and Wisin & Yandel performed with the dancers from "Step Up 3D" at the seventh annual Premios Juventud ("Youth Awards"), bro ...

  24. Web Trends: Bret Michaels, Shakira, Usher, Avenged Sevenfold and more

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 9. Kristi Lynn Gibson Although rumors circulated alleging that Bret Michaels was engaged to Kristi Lynn Gibson, he has denied that they are true. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Usher – There Goes My Baby 2. Epic Rap Battle! ...

  25. Web Trends: Philharmonic in the Park, Pilot Talk, Faith No More, Shakira and more

    July 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 10. Philharmonic in the Park 2010 There are free Philharmonic concerts taking place this week in New York City. 14. Pilot Talk Pilot Talk is Curren$y’s debut album, released today. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Shakira Wak ...

  26. Web Trends: The Dream, Faith No More, Nine Inch Fever and more

    July 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 11am) 7. The Dream Producer/artist The Dream has split from his wife, singer Christina Milian. 10. The Dream and Christina Milian Producer/artist The Dream has split from his wife, singer Christina Milian after photos leaked e ...

  27. Web Trends: Carlos Santana, Olga Guillot, Shakira and more

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 2. Cindy Blackman Carlos Santana proposed to girlfriend drummer Cindy Blackman mid-performance in Illinois on Friday. 1. Olga Guillot Cuban singer Olga Guillot died, age 87, from a heart attack. YouTube Most Viewed Today ...

  28. Shakira, Spain Triumph At World Cup

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Punctuated by shouts of "Africa," Shakira 's second consecutive performance at the closing ceremony of a FIFA World Cup sparked an ecstatic response from the vuvuzela-blowing crowd crammed into Soweto's Soccer City. The Colombi ...

  29. Web Trends: Amy Winehouse, Lady Gaga, Devo, Pharrell Williams and more

    July 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 3pm) 7. Lady Gaga Today Show Lady Gaga performed at Rockefeller Center this morning as part of this summer’s Today Show Concert Series. 13. Despicable Me The film “Despicable Me” came out today, whose score was composed by mus ...

  30. Web Trends: Carrie Underwood, Nelly Furtado, Katy Perry and more

    July 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 11am) 5. G-Ticket: Google’s alternative to Ticketmaster Not an actual service, but a search term started by an online group attempting to garner attention for a Ticketmaster alternative in Google Trends. 16. Carrie Underwood w ...

  31. Shakira To Headline World Cup Closing Ceremony

    July 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT World Cup organizers promise a high-tech closing ceremony featuring Shakira, compared to the more traditionally African ceremony which opened the tournament. Organizing committee spokesman Jermaine Craig says Sunday's (July 11) show at Soccer ...

  32. Web Trends: Gorillaz, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and more

    June 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) No music-related trends at this time Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. "Egoista" ft. Pitbull 2. Gorillaz - On Melancholy Hill 3. Justyna Steczkowska "POKAŻ DUPĘ" 4. Eminem - Love The Way You ...

  33. Web Trends: Miley Cyrus, Sam Cooke, Katy Perry and more

    June 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 8. Rolling Stone A profile on General McChrystal published in Rolling Stone Magazine is generating interest online. Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Miley Cyrus - Party In The U.S.A. MuchMusic Awards 2010 2. Dunga xinga jorna ...

  34. Web Trends: Vanessa Carlton, Lady Gaga, Eminem, K'naan and more

    June 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 4. Vanessa Carlton Singer Vanessa Carlton reportedly declared herself a "proud bisexual woman" for the first time in front of a crowd at the Nashville Pride Festival at which she was headlining. 11. Lady Gaga Ya ...

  35. Web Trends: Lady Gaga, Yankees, The Game, 2Pac and more

    June 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 11am) 4. Lady Gaga Yankees Lady Gaga was rumored to have been banned from the New York Yankee's clubhouse for inappropriate conduct after attending a game; however claims were dismissed by Yankees GM Brian Cashman who sai ...

  36. Web Trends: Justin Bieber, Orange Caramel, Lady Gaga and more

    June 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Justin Bieber - Somebody To Love Remix ft. Usher 2. Sing Talk (Tik Tok Parody) 3. Orange Caramel - Magic Girl MV 4. Somebody To Lov ...

  37. Web Trends: Justin Bieber, Shakira, 2Pac, London Pirates and more

    June 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Justin Bieber - Somebody To Love Remix ft. Usher 2. Eminem - Love The Way You Lie (feat. Rihanna) 3. Eminem - Love The Way You Lie ...

  38. Web Trends: Katy Perry, 2Pac, Shakira, Roger Waters and more

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 5pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Katy Perry ft. Snoop Dogg "California Gurls" Official Music Video HD 2. Toyz Noize 3. SEOTAIJI - HUMAN DREAM "SEOTAIJI VERSION" ...

  39. Shakira's World Cup Anthem Makes Global Impact

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Following an explosive performance at the inaugural FIFA World Cup Kick-Off concert at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto on June 10, Shakira 's "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" is making an impact on international charts. The official ...

  40. Web Trends: Eminem, Katy Perry, Gorillaz, Roger Waters and more

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem x Rihanna Perform Live in Los Angeles! 2. Katy Perry - On the set of "California Gurls": Day 2 3. Katy Perry ft. ...

  41. Attendance Down At Rock In Rio Madrid

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Attendance at the five-day Rock In Rio Madrid festival fell to 250,000 from the 290,000 who attended the five shows at the 2008 festival. Rock in Rio founder and director Roberto Medina blamed the drop in numbers on bad weather on June 11 and the ...

  42. World Cup Concert Draws Large Audience In South Africa

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The World Cup opening concert in Soweto drew nearly 8.5 million television viewers in South Africa, the highest for an entertainment event in recent history. Thousands of people rocked Orlando Stadium in South Africa's biggest township Thursd ...

  43. Kickoff Concert Opens 2010 FIFA World Cup

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT “South Africa, South Africa, are you ready?” Black Eyed Peas will.i.am shouted to the 30-000 strong crowd 12 minutes into the live broadcast – and from that moment, the first-ever FIFA World Cup Kick-Off concert hit its stride and the pace never l ...

  44. Web Trends: Lollapalooza, Lady Gaga, Marvin Isley and More

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 2. Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup The 2010 Lollapalooza Lineup was announced today with headliners Lady Gaga, Green Day and Soundgarden as well as Cypress Hill, Erykah Badu, Devo, Drive-By Truckers, Blues Travele ...

  45. Web Trends: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lopez, Dizzee Rascal, Shakira and More

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 2. Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lopez Tom Cruise reprised his Tropic Thunder character, movie exec Less Grossman, for a hip-hop dance routine with Jennifer Lopez at the MTV Movie Awards. Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1.  ...

  46. Rihanna, Shakira Draw Huge Rock In Rio Madrid Audience

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rock in Rio Madrid broke its own attendance record on Saturday (June 5) with 87,000 fans turning out for Rihanna and Shakira. It was Rihanna's first ever concert in Spain and her only Spanish date scheduled for this year. And Shakira is an ol ...

  47. Shakira's 'Waka Waka' Chosen As Univision World Cup Theme

    May 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Spanish version of Shakira's "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa/Esto es África)" has been chosen as the theme for the Univision network's World Cup promo campaign and pre-game coverage. The song, a collaboration with South Af ...

  48. Rock In Rio Madrid Sales Up, Says Organizer

    May 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With two weeks to go before the start of Madrid's five-day Rock in Rio festival on June 4, the organization said it has sold 10% more tickets than at this stage before the city's first Rock in Rio in 2008. Organizers expect the total aud ...

  49. Sony Links With Spanish Social Network Tuenti

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Spain and Tuenti , the country's biggest social network in Spanish, has reached a strategic alliance which will allow Tuenti's more than 8 million users to have streaming access to video clips of Sony Music's 50 most popu ...

  50. Billboard Latin Winners See Muted Sales Response

    May 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard Latin Music Award winner who saw the biggest bump in real album sales after the telecast wasn't a performer or a presenter. Shakira's English-language "She Wolf" sold 3500 copies, a 71% sales gain, the week ending ...

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