The Fame

  1. Bon Iver Debuts at No. 4 on U.K. Charts; Derulo Has Top Single

    June 27, 2011 7:49 AM EDT Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" (Interscope/Universal) started a second stint (and third week in total) as the U.K.'s No. 1 album yesterday, as Jason Derulo debuted atop the singles chart with "Don't Wanna Go Home" ( ...

  2. Pitbull Tops U.K. Singles Chart; Kate Bush Album Debuts At No. 2

    May 23, 2011 7:40 AM EDT "Give Me Everything" (J/Sony Music Entertainment) by Pitbull featuring Nayer, Afrojack and Ne Yo is the U.K.'s new No. 1 single, rising three places in new data published by the Official Charts Company yesterday (Sunday). On the sam ...

  3. Jazmine Sullivan to Receive Billboard's Rising Star Award for Women in Music

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Following the success of her breakthrough album "Fearless" and impressive start to her forthcoming sophomore set "Love Me Back," Grammy-nominated R&B singer/songwriter Jazmine Sullivan will receive the Rising Star Award at ...

  4. U.K. Track Download Sales Hit 500 Million

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Official Charts Company (OCC) has confirmed that download sales have hit 500 million in the U.K. The half a billion total was achieved at the end of August and took just over six years. The OCC says the download market took off in 2004; a down ...

  5. Producer Files $35M Suit Against Lady Gaga

    March 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A songwriter and music producer who claims he helped launch Lady Gaga says she squeezed him out of her lucrative career after he co-wrote some of her songs, came up with her stage name and helped get her record deal. Rob Fusari filed a $35 million ...

  6. Susan Boyle Tops Billboard 200 With Stellar First Week Sales

    December 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST YouTube sensation and former "Britain's Got Talent" contestant Susan Boyle's debut album "I Dreamed a Dream" opens at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with 701,000 copies sold in its first week according to Nie ...

  7. Susan Boyle Bows Big With Year's Best Sales Week

    December 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST From "Britain's Got Talent" and global YouTube phenomenon to breaking records on the Billboard 200, Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" arrives with a stunning 701,000 copies sold in its first week—the best sales frame ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Fans Snap Up 1.1 Million Jackson Albums In One Week

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson continues to rule the chart this week as his overall catalog of solo albums moved 1.1 million copies last week (up a whopping 37% compared with the previous week) . . . He also claims the top-selling album in the United States for ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. AC/DC Fends Off High Debuts To Remain No. 1

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Turning back the challenge of 11 new entries in the top 20, AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia) begins a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after selling 271,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "B ...

  13. Pink Leads Album Debuts While AC/DC Still Reigns

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST A bevy of debuts flood the Billboard 200 chart this week as the march towards Christmas continues. AC/DC's "Black Ice" holds at No. 1, but a whopping 11 titles enter the top 20. The chart greets arrivals from Pink, John Legend, Toby ...