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  1. PSY's Shirt Stays On as Maroon 5 Holds At No. 1 On Hot 100

    October 17, 2012 3:22 PM EDT For a fourth week, Maroon 5's 'One More Night' and PSY's 'Gangnam Style' place at Nos. 1 and 2, respectively. Taylor Swift, meanwhile, starts 'Trouble' in the top 10. Maroon 5 once again puts the reins on PS ...

  2. Ke$ha: Warrior Princess

    October 15, 2012 8:43 AM EDT With a hit single once again heating up the charts and a new album set for a December release, Ke$ha is back, stripped down and ready to rumble. When Ke$ha burst onto the scene in 2009-rapping through an Auto-Tune filter about brushing her teeth ...

  3. Matchbox Twenty Scores First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    September 12, 2012 11:00 AM EDT As expected, pop/rock band Matchbox Twenty scores its first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as its new "North" album debuts with 95,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the group's first full-length studio album since 2002 ...

  4. Taylor Swift's 'Never Ever' Fever Persists At No. 1 On Hot 100 Chart

    August 29, 2012 1:13 PM EDT Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" logs a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, while Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen's collaboration "Good Time" reaches the top 10. Swift stays at the sum ...

  5. It's Official: Taylor Swift's 'Never' Song Sells 623,000, Sets Female Digital Record

    August 21, 2012 8:23 PM EDT It's official: Taylor Swift has set the record for the biggest digital sales week ever for a song by a woman. "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" sold 623,000 in the week ending Aug. 19, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and it ...

  6. Taylor Swift's 'Never' Roars Toward Record Sales Debut, Onto Airplay Charts

    August 20, 2012 12:46 PM EDT "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," the first single from Swift's fourth studio album Red , due Oct. 22, appears headed for digital sales history. It, meanwhile, blasts onto multiple Billboard airplay charts following its fir ...

  7. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call' Connects to Top of Hot 100 Chart, Katy Perry Jumps Into Top 10

    June 13, 2012 11:36 AM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen sends her pop culture juggernaut "Call Me Maybe" to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, dethroning Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know," featuring Kimbra, after eight weeks at the chart's summit. " ...

  8. Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used to Know' Roars to No. 1 on Hot 100

    April 18, 2012 11:19 AM EDT Fueled by a "Glee" remake and his appearance on "Saturday Night Live," Gotye scores his first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with his first entry on the songs chart, as "Somebody That I Used to Know," featuring Kimbra ...

  9. Billboard Power 100: Lukasz 'Dr. Luke' Gottwald

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 30 Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald Songwriter/producer Kemosabe Records/Sony Twitter: @TheDoctorLuke The Hitmaker Poised To Be The Next Jimmy Iovine... A convincing case for Gottwald's power could be made just by listing his smash hi ...

  10. Chart Moves: David Guetta's Turned 'On,' Kelly Clarkson's 'Stronger' Sizzles, Mindless Behavior's Steady Success

    January 12, 2012 9:06 PM EST The Billboard Hot 100: As previously reported , Rihanna returns to the Billboard Hot 100 summit for a ninth total week at No. 1 with "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris. That's the longest reign since Ke$ha's "TiK ToK ...

  11. The 2011 Pop Explosion: Mid-Year Numbers Broken Down By Genre

    July 07, 2011 7:47 AM EDT The sweet sounds of pop music are in control as we take a look at the top selling albums and songs at the mid-year point of 2011. TOP ALBUMS Of the top 20 selling albums -- half of them are pop sets. Leading the pop charge, and the year overall, i ...

  12. Ke$ha's 'Tik Tok' Is The World's Top Selling Digital Single; American Artists Dominate Chart

    January 20, 2011 12:00 AM EST Confectionary American pop singer and rapper, Ke$ha, had the world's biggest selling digital single with "Tik Tok" in 2010, according to the annual digital music report published today by the International Federation of the Phonogra ...

  13. Eminem, Taylor Swift Rule Digital Charts for 2010

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST Eminem might not be the most tech-savvy dude in the business, but he reigned over the U.S. digital charts in 2010. Not only was he the top-selling artist for overall streams -- his songs last year generated 94 million streams, according to Nielsen ...

  14. Chart Moves: "Glee," Kanye West, Daft Punk, Bruno Mars, Lonely Island

    December 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Billboard 200: -- Taylor Swift: The country diva's "Speak Now" continues to reign at No. 1 for a fourth non-consecutive week with 276,000 while Susan Boyle 's "The Gift" stands still at No. 2, with 240,000 (down 6 ...

  15. DJ Earworm's 'United State of Pop' Mashes Up Billboard's Top 25 Songs of 2010

    December 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST It's that time of year again -- DJ Earworm, the man best known for his annual mashing-up of the top 25 songs on Billboard's year-end Hot 100 chart , is back with "United State of Pop 2010." As the chart reveals, dance-pop ruled ...

  16. Christmas Lights Up Billboard Sales Charts

    December 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Last minute Christmas shopping -- and post holiday purchases -- impact both the Billboard 200 albums chart and Digital Songs tally this week. As forecasted , Taylor Swift's "Speak Now" continues to reign on the albums tally with 276 ...

  17. RIAA Certifications: Bieber, Ke$ha, Phoenix

    November 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Album sales are down 13% so far this year, but for a select few, there's gold at the end of the tunnel. The Recording Industry Association of America just released its latest list of album and single certifications. Justin Bieber tops the sal ...

  18. Ke$ha Says Former Manager Acted As Unlicensed Agent

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ke$ha has dropped a particularly powerful legal bomb on a former manager who is suing her for $14 million in allegedly unpaid commissions. In a move that will not be a surprise to lawyers familiar with talent/management disputes, the "Tik Tok ...

  19. Web Trends: Walter Hawkins, Eminem, 50 Cent, Katy Perry and more

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 11am) 1. Walter Hawkins Gospel singer and composer Walter Hawkins died aged 61 after suffering from pancreatic cancer. YouTube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem - Love The Way You Lie Feat. Rihanna (Lyrics) (Recovery Album) 2. Omaha ...

  20. MTV Japan Awards’ Viewing Figures Rise

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Viewing figures for this year's MTV Japan Video Music Awards grew by 300,000, rising to 7.5 million from 7.2 million in 2009, according to figures released by MTV Japan. The 2010 awards ceremony, which was this year rebranded "MTV World ...

  21. Business Matters: Lady Gaga, SeatGeek, Ke$ha and More

    March 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Lady Gaga 's videos three main videos ("Poker Face," "Bad Romance" and "Just Dance") have surpassed 1 billion views worldwide, according to Visible Measures figures posted at TechCrunch. Soulja Boy's &quo ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Ke$ha Stops 'World' From Spinning A No. 1 On Hot 100

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Ke$ha's "TiK ToK" holds off the impressive arrival of charity single "We Are the World 25: For Haiti" by Artists for Haiti to remain at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth consecutive week. "TiK ToK" has n ...

  25. 'We Are The World' Scores On The Hot 100

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Nearly 25 years after hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, charity single “We Are the World” makes its way back to the chart, debuting at No. 2, thanks to the all-star collective Artists for Haiti. “World” trails Ke$ha’s “TiK ToK,’ which holds ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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. ...

  28. Taylor Swift Swipes Female Download Record

    January 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift breaks the record for best first-week download sales by a female artist with “Today Was a Fairytale.” The track sold 325,000 and is set to debut at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both charts will ...

  29. Ke$ha Holds on Hot 100, Doubles Down On Digital Songs

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST As her debut album “Animal” opens at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, Ke$ha’s “TiK ToK” remains at the top of The Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week. The singer becomes the first act to simultaneously take its debut album and single to No. 1 on both c ...

  30. Boyle's Still On Top, But Swift Finishes As Year's Biggest

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" holds onto the Billboard 200 crown for a sixth week, but can't topple Taylor Swift's "Fearless" as the top-selling album of 2009 . . . The '09 sales total for "Dream&qu ...

  31. Ke$ha Controls Hot 100 Summit For A Second Week

    December 31, 2009 12:00 AM EST As reported yesterday on Billboard.biz, Ke$ha maintains her perch atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "TiK ToK" while setting the record for most single-week downloads by a female artist (610,000). The prior female mark was ...

  32. Ke$ha Sets Female Download Record

    December 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST In what is traditionally a high-volume download week thanks to shiny new MP3 players under the tree and download cards stuffed in stockings, a sales mark falls by the wayside as Ke$ha’s “TiK ToK” shifts 610,000 digital tracks for the week ending D ...

  33. Ke$ha Clocks Her First Hot 100 No. 1

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Newcomer Ke$ha takes her first solo chart single “TiK ToK” to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 (2-1), set to be released on billboard.biz on Thursday, (Dec. 24). She’s the first female vocalist to rise to No. 1 with her debut single since Lady Gag ...

  34. 'Empire State' Stays Put On Hot 100 For A Fifth Week

    December 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Alicia Keys hold at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week with "Empire State of Mind," barely holding off a strong surge by Ke$ha's "TiK ToK," which jumps 3-2. "TiK ToK" holds at No. 2 on Digi ...

  35. 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' ...

  36. RCA Signs Kesha

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST RCA has signed 21-year-old singer Kesha, the Nashville native featured in Flo Rida's current single, "Right Round." Kesha was signed to the label through producer Dr. Luke, who co-wrote and produced "Right Round," and has ...