1. The Year In Chart Beat Meet & Greets: Gotye, The Wanted, Alicia Keys & More

    December 29, 2012 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart Beat had your passes to up-close performances and interviews all year long. A new venue opened in New York this year that's since welcomed star acts from various genres. No, not Brooklyn's Barclays Center (although that's had so ...

  2. The Script Raise Funds for Sandy Relief

    November 12, 2012 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 The band rerouted its schedule to play for -- and donate funds to -- Long Islanders on Nov. 8 While on the road supporting the release of its third Epic album, "#3," which debuted at No. 13 on the Oct. 27 Billboard 200, The Script was over ...

  3. Letter From The Editor: Publishing Billboard in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

    November 02, 2012 6:45 PM EDT The letter below first appeared in the November 10 issue of Billboard, which features an in-depth package on Hurricane Sandy's enormous economic impact on the music business (see an article from that package here ). You can buy this issue -- ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. T.I., 2 Chainz & More Struggle to Keep Mixtape Music off iTunes, Amazon

    April 30, 2012 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "No one should be seeing money off of a T.I. record if we're not seeing money off of that, period," Grand Hustle's Jason Geter says. A version of T.I. 's single "I'm Flexin'" has sold 2,000 copies, accord ...

  6. Chart Beat Meet & Greet: The Wanted

    March 27, 2012 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 The red-hot quintet discusses the new British invasion, debut smash 'Glad You Came' and its reaction to its chart success. Billboard caught up with on-fire U.K. boy band the Wanted Friday (March 23) at the iHeartRadio Theater presented by ...

  7. About us

    March 22, 2012 8:17 AM EDT Billboard.biz, a 24/7 extension of Billboard magazine, is the music industry's premiere news source. It also covers every aspect of the entertainment space as it pertains to everyone from brand marketers and ad agencies to record labels and c ...

  8. Alternative Songs Leader Gotye: 'Somebody' You Should 'Know' (VIDEO)

    February 21, 2012 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 In a Billboard video interview, singer/songwriter discusses his breakthrough U.S. hit, new album 'Making Mirrors' and upcoming touring plans. "When I got to the end of (writing) the first chorus, I hit a real brick wall. I didn't ...

  9. Backbeat: Bamboozle 2012 Kick-Off Party: Will Nicki Minaj Join Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters & Skrillex?

    January 24, 2012 7:32 AM EST Although The Bamboozle is still four months away, press and sponsors were given a preview of the New Jersey music festival at the Bamboozle 2012 Kick-Off Party , which was held at New York's Irving Plaza on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The evening was ...

  10. What Does Eminem Have In Common With Donny Osmond?

    July 29, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 What's in a name? For Eminem , when it comes to Billboard Hot 100 success, it hardly seems to matter. As Bad Meets Evil, the duo of Eminem and Da Royce da 5'9", soar into the top 10 (17-10) on the Hot 100 with "Lighters," fe ...

  11. Exclusive: 'Idol's' DeWyze, Bowersox Sign Record Deals

    May 27, 2010 6:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 It hasn't even been 24 hours since Lee DeWyze was crowned this year's "American Idol," but already he and his runner-up, Crystal Bowersox, have signed their record deals. DeWyze is signed to 19 Recordings Limited and RCA Records, ...

  12. Chart Beat Thursday: Fox-TV's Lee & "Glee"

    May 20, 2010 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 LEE: Fox's Tuesday night lineup continues to impact Billboard charts. The "American Idol Season 9" soundtrack marks the ninth compilation from the series to reach the Billboard 200 . Such collections were released each year from 2002 ...

  13. Chart Beat Thursday: Ke$ha, Elvis Presley, Rihanna

    January 14, 2010 12:35 PM EST 0 0 0 'ANIMAL' KINGDOM: And Ke$ha thought she had reason to party before. As previously reported , the 22-year-old leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week with her debut smash "TiK ToK," while her introductory album, "Animal ...

  14. Susan Boyle Spends Fifth Week At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    December 30, 2009 11:28 AM EST 0 0 0 S usan Boyle 's "I Dreamed a Dream" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for a fifth consecutive week, selling another 510,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. So far, the set has shifted 2,982,000 copies in America. " ...

  15. Billboard Critics' Top 10 Albums of 2009

    December 16, 2009 3:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article Now that you've examined our list of 2009's best-selling albums , take a look at what the Billboard staff subjectively chose as the year's best albums. Indie music came on strong, while R&B and straight-ahead rock &# ...

  16. Billboard Critics' Top 20 Albums of the Decade Page Two

    December 16, 2009 12:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article « Previous 1-10 11-20 Next » 11 White Blood Cells (2001) The White Stripes For its third album, the White Stripes took a slightly more refined approach to the duo's raw garage-rock sound without compromising its intensity or simpl ...

  17. Video: The Script Acoustic

    August 05, 2009 12:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Irish pop-rock trio the Script have had the kind of breakthrough that every new band dreams about. They scored a UK top 10 hit with their first single "We Cry," a U.K. No. 1 album with their 2008 self-titled debut, and have already support ...