1. Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Revisited: 10 Classic Moments

    October 07, 2014 6:23 PM EDT 25.282 k 94 10 0 Nineteen years ago today, an angst-ridden Canadian rocker catapulted to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with her Grammy-winning album Jagged Little Pill , proving that a former child actor and bubblegum pop singer can come into her own and mak ...

  2. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Aerosmith Ascends To No. 1

    September 01, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 1998, the band topped the Billboard Hot 100 at last. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Michael Jackson, Faith Hill and the Beatles Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard ch ...

  3. Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' Makes Record Start At Radio

    August 25, 2014 12:05 PM EDT The song breaks the record for the highest debut ever on Adult Pop Songs, while tying for the best start on Pop Songs Taylor Swift sets a record for the highest debut in the history of Billboard's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart, where & ...

  4. Rewinding The Charts: In 1995, We Got To 'Know' Alanis Morissette

    July 22, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 'You Oughta Know' rose to No. 1 on Alternative Songs … even if she didn't remember recording her U.S. breakthrough "When I was writing it, it was so subconscious. I wasn't aware of what was coming out of me," 21-year-ol ...

  5. How Rude: Alanis Morissette Wasn't Singing About Me, Says 'Full House' Actor

    June 05, 2014 10:52 AM EDT Dave Coulier -- a.k.a. Uncle Joey from "Full House" -- has long been rumored to be the infamous guy Alanis Morissette chews out in her "Jagged Little Pill" anthem "You Oughta Know." But in a recent interview with BuzzF ...

  6. Alanis Morissette Writes Campaign Song for Congressional Candidate

    May 07, 2014 10:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Today" is an ode to Marianne Williamson, a long-shot House of Representatives hopeful You oughta know about United States Congress hopeful Marianne Williamson . Alanis Morissette believes in the independent candidate from California' ...

  7. 'Frozen' Soundtrack Flying Towards 12th Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    April 25, 2014 8:31 PM EDT If "Frozen" spends a 12th week at No. 1, it will tie Alanis Morissette's "Jagged Little Pill" and Santana's "Supernatural" for the sixth-longest run at No. 1 The "Frozen" soundtrack will likely co ...

  8. March 16, 1996: Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men's 'One Sweet Day' Makes History On Hot 100

    March 16, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 'Sweet' 16, indeed: On this date 18 years ago, the superstar duet ballad wrapped its record 16-week stay atop the chart On this date (March 16) in 1996, Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day" spent its 16th and f ...

  9. Deep Purple to Make Cameo in New Israeli TV Series ‘Atlantica’

    February 18, 2014 1:47 AM EST 0 0 0 Legendary English rock band Deep Purple is set to make its Israeli acting debut in an upcoming local TV series. The new scripted series, Atlantica, revolves around an aspiring underdog rock band from Jerusalem, managed by a high-school history teach ...

  10. Whitney Houston's Billboard Chart Records

    February 11, 2014 9:52 AM EST Here's a look back at the many chart achievements that the gifted vocalist accomplished. To honor the late, great Whitney Houston on the second anniversary of her passing on Feb. 11, 2012, here's a look back at the many chart achievemen ...

  11. Recipe For A Thanksgiving Soundtrack

    November 27, 2013 1:35 PM EST Never mind the meal. What's on the musical menu for Thanksgiving? Billboard has all the ingredients for a satisfying Turkey Day soundtrack We trust that, at this point, you've planned the details of cooking your Thanksgiving dinner. ( ...

  12. Lorde's 'Royals' Crowns Pop Songs Chart

    October 21, 2013 1:05 PM EDT The song's crossover continues, as it takes over atop the mainstream top 40 radio airplay tally Lorde lifts 2-1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs chart with "Royals." With the coronation, the 16-year-old New Zealander ...

  13. Lorde, HAIM Bring Girl Power To Alternative

    October 11, 2013 1:34 PM EDT "Girl power is definitely back in a big way at the alternative format," declares WROX Norfolk, Va., program director Nick Chappell. A look at Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart, which boasts a first this week, and the Alternative A ...

  14. Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' Swings To Top Of Hot 100

    September 18, 2013 12:55 PM EDT Miley Cyrus smashes her way to her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1, as "Wrecking Ball" rockets 22-1 with top Streaming and Sales Gainer honors. The song knocks Katy Perry's "Roar" out of the top spot after two weeks. Cyrus ...

  15. Lorde Links Longest Alternative Reign By A Woman With 'Royals'

    September 16, 2013 1:25 PM EDT With the appropriately titled "Royals," Lorde scores the longest domination on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Alternative chart by a woman (credited as a lead artist). "Royals" leads the list for a sixth week, passing the ...

  16. Katy Perry's 'Roar' Rules Hot 100 For Second Week, Lorde Reaches Top 3

    September 11, 2013 2:27 PM EDT Once again, Katy Perry's "Roar" makes the loudest noise on the Billboard Hot 100, as the song rules the survey for a second week, fueled in large part by the premiere of its video last week. Meanwhile, Lorde and Lana Del Rey & ...

  17. Lorde First Woman In 17 Years To Top Alternative Songs With 'Royals'

    August 12, 2013 1:05 PM EDT The New Zealand singer/songwriter, just 16, is the first lead solo female to rule the ranking since Tracy Bonham in 1996 (months before Lorde was born) With the aptly-titled "Royals," Lorde becomes the first lead solo female to crown ...

  18. Mike Doughty,'The Idiot Kings': Exclusive Song Premiere

    August 05, 2013 9:15 AM EDT 1.03 k 41 1 0 Former Soul Coughing frontman revisits the beloved band's catalog on new album, "Circles Super Bon Bon…" For Mike Doughty, it’s all come full-circle. The singer and songwriter split with his influential band Soul Coughing back ...

  19. Weekly Chart Notes: Lorde's 'Royals' Roars Onto Alternative Radio

    June 21, 2013 4:45 PM EDT The New Zealand singer/songwriter, just 16, makes the best start on Alternative Songs for a female soloist charting her debut hit in five years With the aptly-titled single "Royals," Lorde could be on her way to fitting chart dominatio ...

  20. Katy Perry Talks Next Album, Songwriting And Producers' Goofy Nicknames

    April 18, 2013 9:28 PM EDT Katy Perry is halfway through her third album, the follow-up to “Teenage Dream,” which spawned five Hot 100 No. 1 singles. She has yet to feel any pressure. “When I put myself on a timeline, when I tell the record company when I want to release ...

  21. 'X Factor' Finale: Demi Lovato, LeAnn Rimes Among Duet Partners

    December 18, 2012 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 As the "X Factor"'s remaining three competitors prepare for their final battle, they'll have a little professional help. Following suit with last year's tradition, each contestant will be joined by a celebrity musician for a ...

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  23. Katy Perry, Carly Rae Jepsen Speak About Success, Empowerment at Billboard Women in Music Ceremony

    November 30, 2012 6:30 PM EST Katy Perry being interviewed by Jon Stewart at Billboard's Women in Music ceremony (photo: Michael Seto) "I am not a feminist, but I do believe in the strength of women," Katy Perry said Friday during her "Woman of the Year&quo ...

  24. Katy Perry, Carly Rae Jepsen Honored at Billboard's Women in Music Event

    November 30, 2012 6:25 PM EST 0 0 0 "I am not a feminist, but I do believe in the strength of women," Katy Perry said Friday during her "Woman of the Year" acceptance speech at Billboard's Women In Music 2012 luncheon. "I don't really like to call my ...

  25. Best Selling Albums Since 1991 (Soundscan Era): Adele Joins Elite Club

    November 29, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Adele 's "21" joins a rare group of albums this week, as the XL/Columbia set steps past the 10 million U.S. sales mark according to Nielsen SoundScan. It becomes one of only 21 titles to reach that rare threshold since SoundScan start ...

  26. Where Does Adele's '21' Rank in the Best-Selling Albums of Nielsen SoundScan Era?

    November 29, 2012 11:42 AM EST Adele's "21" joins a rare group of albums this week, as the XL/Columbia set soars past the 10-million U.S. sales mark, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It becomes one of only 21 titles to reach that rare threshold since SoundScan sta ...

  27. Video: Katy Perry Talks About Being Billboard's Woman of the Year for 2012

    November 29, 2012 10:50 AM EST Even after Katy Perry's tireless run of chart-topping successes, being named Billboard's Woman of the Year came as a shock. "I thought my year was over!" she laughed in a new interview. "It does feel like this record has n ...

  28. Katy Perry on Being Billboard's Woman of the Year: Watch

    November 29, 2012 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Even after Katy Perry 's tireless run of chart-topping successes, being named Billboard's Woman of the Year came as a shock. "I thought my year was over!" she laughed in a new interview. "It does feel like this record has ne ...

  29. Adele's '21' Hits 10 Million in U.S. Sales

    November 27, 2012 9:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Adele 's mega-selling "21" album continues to rewrite the record books. This week, the XL/Columbia release pushes past the 10 million U.S. sales mark in only its 92nd week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. In doing so, " ...

  30. Adele's '21' Hits 10 Million in U.S. Sales

    November 27, 2012 8:08 PM EST Adele's mega-selling "21" album continues to rewrite the record books. This week, the XL/Columbia release pushes past the 10 million U.S. sales mark in only its 92nd week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. In doing so, &quo ...

  31. Ask Billboard: The Twitter-Sized Edition

    October 20, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Answers to questions about Madonna, Beyonce, Sarah Brightman and more - all in 140 words or less! As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last ...

  32. Adele's James Bond Theme 'Skyfall' Rises on Charts

    October 19, 2012 5:18 PM EDT The big screen is giving Adele a big hit, as the singer bridges the gap between her smash sophomore album 21 and her next set with the title theme from the new James Bond movie, "Skyfall." In its second week, the track lifts 17-15 on Adu ...

  33. Alanis Morissette Takes Rap, Works With Husband Souleye

    October 17, 2012 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy winner co-wrote a handful of songs on his upcoming album, but doesn't rap: "F--ck no! I am as white as it gets" If you catch Alanis Morissette on her current tour promoting new album "Havoc and Bright Lights," you may ...

  34. Hot Tours: Justin Bieber Shoots To No. 1 with Believe Tour

    October 15, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the launch of the Believe Tour, Justin Bieber earns the No. 1 ranking on this week's slate of top-grossing tours with gross and attendance totals reported from the first five arenas on the itinerary. Box office revenue tops $6.2 million fr ...

  35. Justin Bieber's 'Believe' Tour Shoots To No. 1 on Hot Tours Chart

    October 15, 2012 8:19 AM EDT Hanging Out: Justin Bieber performing at the MGM Grand Garden Arena aon Sept. 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images) With the launch of the Believe Tour, Justin Bieber earns the No. 1 ranking on this week's slate of ...

  36. 615 Spotlight: Jaida Dreyer's 'Confessions'

    October 10, 2012 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ontario native Jaida Dreyer knows how fortunate she is. The artist, currently promoting her single, "Confessions," was handpicked by highly esteemed producer Byron Gallimore to be the flagship artist for his new Streamsound label. "I& ...

  37. How Lady Gaga, Katy Perry And Rihanna Came To Dominate Top 40 Radio

    October 02, 2012 12:19 PM EDT A pure pop boom coincides with the Pop Songs radio airplay chart's two-decade anniversary. Rihanna (left) and Katy Perry. (Photo: Getty Images) Happy birthday, Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs chart! Two decades in, the ranking co ...

  38. Analysis: How Lady Gaga, Katy Perry And Rihanna Came To Dominate Top 40 Radio

    October 02, 2012 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 A pure pop boom coincides with the Pop Songs radio airplay chart's two-decade anniversary. Happy birthday, Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs chart! Two decades in, the ranking continues to track the trends at, and reveal the realitie ...

  39. Alanis Morissette on Billie Joe Armstrong: 'He's Braver Than I Am'

    September 27, 2012 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Talks Spontaneous Cover of Green Day's 'Basket Case' Alanis Morissette has taken to performing Green Day 's "Basket Case" this week in tribute to the band's frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, who sought treatment for s ...

  40. Alanis Morissette on 'Inappropriate Ways' She Used to Channel Her Energy

    September 19, 2012 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since getting married and having a son over the past two years, Alanis Morissette has seen a change in her songwriting. The singer, whose new album "Havoc and Bright Lights" debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 this month, used the single ...

  41. Alanis Morissette - Walmart Soundcheck

    Alanis Morissette - Walmart Soundcheck

    September 19, 2012 11:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alanis Morissette - Walmart Soundcheck Videos Alanis Morissette ...

  42. Chart Moves: Lumineers Album Nears Top 10 on Billboard 200, Jim Gaffigan's No. 1 Comedy Set

    September 07, 2012 8:15 PM EDT The Billboard 200: There was big news on the Billboard 200 this week thanks to TobyMac. The singer's "Eye On It" debuted atop the list, becoming the first No. 1 Christian album since 1997. ("Eye" bowed with 69,000 sold, ac ...

  43. Weekly Chart Notes: tobyMac, Alanis Morissette, Alicia Keys

    September 07, 2012 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty-five years into his career, tobyMac adds to his already impressive history with his first Billboard 200 No. 1. "I'm thankful for the fans, because they're loyal," tobyMac says. "I always attribute that to, hopefully, ...

  44. TobyMac Earns First No. 1 Christian Album on Billboard 200 Since 1997

    September 05, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the first time since 1997 -- and only the third time ever -- a Christian album is No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. TobyMac gets his first chart-topper with "Eye On It," as it bows with 69,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. It ...

  45. TobyMac Earns First No. 1 Christian Album On Billboard 200 Since 1997

    September 05, 2012 11:00 AM EDT For the first time since 1997 -- and only the third time ever -- a Christian album is No. 1 on the Billboard 200. TobyMac lands his first chart-topper, "Eye on It," as it bows with 69,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It simult ...

  46. Rita Ora Tops UK Album Charts, Emeli Sande Has Year's Best Selling Album So Far

    September 04, 2012 7:26 AM EDT London-based pop act Rita Ora followed her No. 1 single of two weeks ago, "How We Do (Party)" (Roc Nation/Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), with a chart-topping debut for her debut album Ora yesterday (Sunday). Emeli Sandé's Our V ...

  47. Rita Ora, Of Monsters and Men Debut Big on U.K. Album Chart

    September 03, 2012 9:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Emeli Sande Falls to No. 2, but Overtakes Adele for U.K.'s Bestselling Album of 2012 So Far London-based pop act Rita Ora followed her No. 1 single of two weeks ago, "How We Do (Party)," with a chart-topping debut for her debut album ...

  48. TobyMac's 'Eye On It' Album Looking at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    August 31, 2012 7:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Christian artist TobyMac is on course for his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, as industry sources are now projecting his "Eye On It" will debut atop the list next week with 60,000 copies sold. The new Billboard 200 chart's top ...

  49. Slaughterhouse & TobyMac Albums Vying for No. 1 on Billboard 200

    August 29, 2012 6:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a quiet week for new album releases, two are aiming for the top of the Billboard 200 chart next week. Hip-hop supergroup Slaughterhouse and Christian artist TobyMac could each claim the No. 1 slot with their respective new albums, so say industry ...

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