The Fame

  1. Lady Gaga's 'Bad Romance' Hits 1 Million Sales Mark in U.K.

    August 16, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" has crossed the sales milestone of one million copies in the U.K., making it the music star's second single to do so. The 2009 release joined her hit "Poker Face" in the million-seller club ...

  2. Adele, Katy Perry Rule Mid-Year SoundScan Charts

    July 06, 2011 6:42 PM EDT With 2011 half-over, Adele's "21" and Katy Perry's "E.T." (featuring Kanye West), reign as the year's biggest selling album and digital song in the U.S., respectively -- shifting 2,517,000 and 4,120,000 according ...

  3. Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Sets One-Week Digital Sales Record

    June 01, 2011 10:41 AM EDT Not only did Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" debut at #1 and sell 1.1 million units last week , the album also set a one-week SoundScan record for most digital sales. In fact, in just one week "Born This Way" became the eighth ...

  4. It's Official: Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Sells 1.11 Million

    May 31, 2011 7:36 PM EDT Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" album debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 1,108,000 copies sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's only the 17th album to sell a million in a week since SoundScan beg ...

  5. Lady Gaga's Monster Ball Is the Biggest Ever Debut Arena Headlining Tour

    May 05, 2011 6:47 PM EDT Lady Gaga wraps her lengthy Monster Ball tour tomorrow night in Mexico City, bringing to a close the highest-grossing tour ever by an artist making their first global run through arenas and stadiums. Dating back to November of 2009, Lada Gaga' ...

  6. Lady Gaga to Perform at Grammy Awards: Report

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST Could Lady Gaga be performing at the 2011 Grammy Awards? Although performers have yet to be announced for the Feb. 13 ceremony, the pop star's choreographer hinted on Twitter that Gaga will return to the Grammy stage for a second year -- coin ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Katy Perry Holds Off Eminem On Euro Album Chart

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry 's "Teenage Dream" (Capitol/EMI) may have had its Billboard 200 reign limited to one week, but it’s beginning a second week atop European Albums, as "We Speak No Americano" (Sweat It Out/All Around The World/UMT ...

  9. Iron Maiden, Shakira Reign On Euro Charts

    September 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden 's "The Final Frontier" (EMI) starts a second week atop Billboard's European Albums chart, as the No. 1 berth on European Hot 100 Singles is occupied for a sixth straight week by "Waka Waka (This Time For Afr ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Gurls And A Goddess Put EMI At No. 1 On European Charts

    July 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In a double victory for EMI, Kylie Minogue's "Aphrodite" (Parlophone) makes a No.1 debut on Billboard's European Albums chart while "California Gurls," (Virgin) by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg starts a second week ...

  12. Mid-Year Chart Best-Sellers Re-cap

    July 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With the 2010 year half over, we pause to take a glance at some of the top selling albums and songs so far and how they stack up compared to where we were a year ago. Thanks to Eminem's recently released "Recovery," we squeak by wit ...

  13. Jack Johnson, Eurovision Winner Top Euro Charts

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jack Johnson scores his second consecutive No. 1 on Billboard's European Albums chart with "To The Sea" (Brushfire/Universal Island). Lena Meyer-Landrut 's Eurovision Song Contest winner "Satellite" (USFO/Universal) i ...

  14. AC/DC Makes It 4 Weeks Atop Euro Chart

    May 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The front-runners on Billboard's pan-European sales charts both extend their stays at No. 1, AC/DC's "Iron Man 2" soundtrack (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) for a fourth week on European Albums and Stromae for an eighth non ...

  15. AC/DC Tops Euro Chart For Third Week

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC holds off new entries to the European Albums top ten by Diana Vickers, Mark Medlock and the Deftones to start a third week at No. 1 with the "Iron Man 2" soundtrack (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment). Stromae 's "Alors O ...

  16. Lady Gaga Retakes U.K. Singles, Albums Charts

    March 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga scored another U.K. chart double on the Official Charts Company's albums and singles surveys. The Interscope/Universal single "Telephone," featuring Beyoncé, jumped 12-1 in its 16th week, while Gaga's "The Fame&q ...

  17. Jason Derulo Scores First U.K. No. 1

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Jason Derulo's "In My Head" (Warner Bros.) became the American singer's first U.K. No. 1 single, as Lady Gaga's "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) started a new stint atop the album chart, and the top ten welcomed ...

  18. 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. ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas Top Euro Charts

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga's "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) celebrates its first birthday on Billboard's European Albums survey by holding at No. 1. Her Interscope label mate Black Eyed Peas again tops Hot 100 Singles with "Meet Me Half ...

  22. Susan Boyle Denies Lady Gaga 2009 U.K. Chart Double

    January 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's debut album "I Dreamed A Dream" (Syco/Sony Music Entertainment) needed just six weeks on sale to overtake Lady Gaga's "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) and score the biggest U.K. album sale of 2009. Acco ...

  23. Jay-Z And Alicia Keys' 'Empire' Stays Put On Hot 100

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind" holds at No. 1 for a third week on the Billboard Hot 100, increasing its lead over Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" (2-2). Sparked by the pair's live performance on ABC' ...

  24. Lady Gaga Sets Latest Billboard Chart Record

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga becomes the first artist in the 17-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs chart to notch four No. 1s from a debut album, as "Paparazzi" rises 3-1. The singer - recently honored as Billboard's Rising Star - previously l ...

  25. Lady Gaga Unveils 'Monster Ball' Tour Dates, 'The Fame Monster' Tracklist

    October 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks after the cancellation of her "Fame Kills" tour with Kanye West, Lady Gaga has announced the details of a solo tour and revealed the tracklist for "The Fame Monster," the re-release of her debut album due Nov. 23. Des ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. London Goes Gaga

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga has played what was billed by her label as her first headline London show, following Wembley Stadium support slots with Take That this month and appearances at Glastonbury Festival and T in the Park. The U.S. synth-pop artist played a 60 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. Placebo Tops Euro Chart

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Placebo's sixth studio album "Battle For The Sun" (Dreambrother/PIAS) gives the long-running modern rock trio an instant No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart. Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Un ...

  30. Black Eyed Peas At No. 1 On European Hot 100

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As Green Day starts a third week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music), Lady Gaga's 15-week reign over European Hot 100 Singles with "Poker Face" (Intersco ...

  31. Green Day Scores Second Week Atop Euro Chart

    June 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music) starts a second week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums, as Lady Gaga moves into a 15th straight week at No. 1 on European Hot 100 Singles with "Poker Face& ...

  32. Green Day Rises To European Chart Summit

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT There's a new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music) ascends 2-1 in its second week. But Lady Gaga is yet again Billboard's pan-European singles queen, as "Pok ...

  33. Depeche Mode Holds Off Green Day On Euro Chart

    May 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode's "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI) fends off the challenge of Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music) to start a fourth week at Billboard's European Top 100 Albums summit. Lady ...

  34. Depeche Mode's Third Week Atop Euro Chart

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums, "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI) starts a third week on top for Depeche Mode, ahead of Bob Dylan's "Together Through Life" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment). Lady ...

  35. Depeche Mode Holds Off Bob Dylan On Euro Chart

    May 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode's "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI) starts a second week at the European Top 100 Albums summit, and it's an 11th week at No. 1 on European Hot 100 Singles for Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/U ...

  36. Depeche Mode Soars To European Albums Summit

    April 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode races 67-1 on European Top 100 Albums with its new, 12th studio set "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI), while Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) moves into a tenth week atop European Hot 100 Sing ...

  37. Lady GaGa Scores European Chart Double

    April 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Patience is a virtue for Lady Gaga, who completes her Europe-wide conquest by hitting the top of European Top 100 Albums for the first time with "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) after five weeks at No. 2. "Poker Face" starts a ...

  38. U2, Lady GaGa Dominate European Charts

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2's "No Line on the Horizon" (Mercury/Universal) moves into a sixth week at the summit of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, while it's now eight weeks at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for Lady Gaga's &q ...

  39. U2's European Chart Reign Continues

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2 begins a fourth week atop European Top 100 Albums with "No Line on the Horizon" (Mercury/Universal), while the European Hot 100 Singles survey is headed for a sixth week by Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal ...

  40. U2 Tops European Albums Chart For Third Week

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's European Top 100 Albums is headed for a third week by U2's "No Line on the Horizon" (Mercury/Universal), and Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) starts a fifth week atop European Hot 100 S ...

  41. Kelly Clarkson Stays On Top Of Billboard 200

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It's a hold-steady kind of week on the Billboard 200 as Kelly Clarkson's "All I Ever Wanted" (S/19/RCA) remains at No. 1 for a second frame, shifting 90,000 (down 65%). U2's "No Line on the Horizon" (Island/Inter ...

  42. U2 Draws A 'Line' Atop European Top 100 Albums

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2 starts a second week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey with "No Line on the Horizon" (Mercury/Universal), while Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) secures a fourth week at No. 1 on Europe ...

  43. U2 Debuts At No. 1 In 14 Euro Territories

    March 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2's "No Line on the Horizon" (Mercury/Universal) climbs 15-1 on European Top 100 Albums, after debuting at the top in no fewer than 14 territories across the region. Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) to ...

  44. Prodigy Invades Euro Albums Chart

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pioneering British electro act the Prodigy makes a bold return to European Top 100 Albums, debuting at No. 1 with its fifth studio set, "Invaders Must Die" (Takemetothehospital). Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Univer ...

  45. Springsteen Holds Off Morrissey On Euro Albums Chart

    February 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart gives Bruce Springsteen a fourth week at No. 1 with "Working On A Dream" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), while the new leader on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles is Lady Gaga's "Poke ...