The Element of Freedom

  1. Alica Keys Earns Fifth No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    December 05, 2012 11:00 AM EST Alicia Keys crowns the Billboard 200 for the fifth time in her career, as her fifth studio album, "Girl On Fire," debuts atop the list with 159,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Keys previously led the list with her first four al ...

  2. Exclusive: Alicia Keys Signs With Red Light Management

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys is teaming with Red Light Management (RLM), Billboard has learned exclusively. Keys and her company, AK Worldwide, will oversee her music career in association with RLM founder Coran Capshaw, president Will Botwin and senior artist man ...

  3. Eminem Scores Second Week Atop Euro Albums Chart

    July 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Eminem leads Billboard's European Albums chart for a second week with "Recovery" (Interscope/Universal), while European Hot 100 Singles has a new champion as "California Gurls," (Virgin/EMI) by Katy Perry featuring Snoop D ...

  4. Eminem Holds Off Scissor Sisters On U.K. Chart

    July 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Eminem 's "Recovery" (Interscope/Universal) started a second week as the U.K.'s No. 1 album and Katy Perry a second atop the singles chart with "California Gurls" (Virgin/EMI), featuring Snoop Dogg . "Recovery&qu ...

  5. Gorillaz Scores Third Euro Chart No. 1

    March 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Parlophone/EMI's "virtual band" Gorillaz maintains its perfect record on Billboard's European Albums chart , scoring its third No. 1 from three studio releases with "Plastic Beach." On European Hot 100 Singles , meanw ...

  6. Sade Soldiers On Atop Euro Chart

    March 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sade's "Soldier of Love" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) secures a fourth week atop Billboard's European Albums chart. But there's a surprise on Hot 100 Singles where, in a close-fought race, Belgian singer-songwriter Stro ...

  7. Sade's 'Soldier Of Love' Rules Euro Chart

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sade's "Soldier of Love" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) starts a second week atop Billboard's European Albums chart, while Ke$ha leads European Hot 100 Singles for a fourth week with "Tik Tok" (RCA/Sony Music Enterta ...

  8. 'Glee' Tops U.K. Album Chart

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST "Glee The Music Season One Vol. 1" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) raced from No. 68 to top the new U.K. album chart. Sony's all-star Helping Haiti charity cover of "Everybody Hurts," on Syco Music, started a second week ...

  9. U.K. Haiti Benefit Single Debuts At No. 1

    February 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment's star-packed charity cover of R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts," rush-released under the name Helping Haiti to raise funds for victims of the Haiti earthquake, stormed to No. 1 on the new U.K. sing ...

  10. Alicia Keys, Jay-Z To Duet At BRIT Awards

    February 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. chart-topper Alicia Keys is to perform with Jay-Z at the BRIT Awards in London on Feb. 16. Keys, currently at the top of the U.K. albums chart with "The Element of Freedom" (J/Sony Music), last performed at the event in 2004. Keys a ...

  11. Alicia Keys Scores First U.K. No. 1 Album

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys is celebrating her first U.K. No. 1 album, after "The Element of Freedom" (J/Sony Music Entertainment) moved up one place on the new Official Charts Company survey. Owl City's "Fireflies" (Universal Island) sta ...

  12. Lady Gaga, Ke$ha Rule Euro Charts

    February 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga maintains pole position on Billboard's European Albums chart with "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal), but loses out to a new female frontrunner on European Hot 100 Singles, as her "Bad Romance" is replaced at No. ...

  13. 'Hope For Haiti Now' Tops U.K. Chart

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Owl City's "Fireflies" (Universal Island) started a second week as the U.K.'s favorite single, as Paolo Nutini's "Sunny Side Up" (Atlantic/Warner Music) returned to No. 1 on the artist album chart. But perhaps ...

  14. Lady Gaga Scores Euro Chart Double

    January 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga pulls off a European chart double on Billboard's new composite sales charts, extending her reign on European Albums with "The Fame" to a fourth consecutive week and climbing back 2-1 on Hot 100 Singles with "Bad Roman ...

  15. Europe Still Going Gaga For ‘Fame’

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga keeps the No. 1 spot on Billboard's European Albums chart with "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal), while labelmate Black Eyed Peas moves 2-1 on Hot 100 Singles with "Meet Me Halfway." "The Fame," which h ...

  16. Susan Boyle Blocks Alicia Keys From No. 1

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" continues to rule the Billboard 200 chart for a fourth straight week as it sells another 661,000 copies. The "Britain's Got Talent" contestant's reign blocks Alicia Keys' fr ...

  17. No Stopping The 'Dream'

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" retains the No. 1 position on the Billboard 200 for a third straight week, shifting 582,000 copies. So far, the set has sold 1.8 million and is racing after Taylor Swift's "Fearless," ...

  18. Spotify Scores Alicia Keys Album Preview

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys is to unveil her fourth studio set "The Element of Freedom" on music streaming service Spotify in Europe, one week ahead of its official release. "The Element of Freedom" drops in the United Kingdom and Europe Dec. ...

  19. Alicia Keys Announces U.K. 'Freedom' Dates

    November 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Multiple Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys has announced a run of four U.K. arena dates to take place next year. The tour commences May 19 at Birmingham NIA and includes shows at Glasgow SECC (May 23) and Manchester MEN Arena (May 29). The singer wi ...

  20. Alicia Keys Reveals 'Freedom' Details

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys will be releasing her fourth studio album, "The Element of Freedom," on December 1st on MBK/J Records. The album's first single, "Doesn't Mean Anything," produced and written by Keys and longtime collabora ...

  21. Alicia Keys Gets Down To Business

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys has influenced many lives with her soulful, heartaching piano-driven songs for almost a decade. Now that the 12-time Grammy winner has established herself as one of music's brightest stars, Keys is ready to inspire others — withou ...