Lexus will present Alicia Keys' upcoming 32-city U.S. tour, scheduled to begin April 18; Miami's Ultra Music Festival, set for March 28-29 at Bicentennial Park, celebrates its 10th anniversary; Los Angeles-based rock act Rooney has been tapped to support the Jonas Brothers on the sibling trio's U.S. tour.
"Now" is not the time to be surprised that the "Now 25" collection debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. After all, it's the 12th No. 1 in the series ... Thanks to a hefty opening weekend, the soundtrack to the new movie musical "Hairspray" zooms into the top five in its second week ... iTunes favorite Colbie Caillat starts strong in the top five ... Taylor Swift makes the slowest climb to No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart since 1999 ... Yellowcard bows in the top 20 ... And in Progress Reports: Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton go head to head, the White Stripes send Linkin Park packing, Matchbox Twenty returns to the charts and Kenny Chesney wastes no time getting his latest No. 1 single.
The "NOW! That's What I Call Music" hits compilation series adds another trophy to its collection of No. 1 albums on The Billboard 200 this week. The 25th installment debuts at the summit after moving 223,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, becoming the 12th No. 1 of the series.