1. Radiohead Nudges Blige From Atop Album Chart

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead zooms to No. 1 this week on The Billboard 200 with "In Rainbows" (TBD/ATO), a week after a premature debut at No. 156 due to street date violations. The set sold 122,000 units in the United Radiohead zooms to No. 1 this week on T ...

  2. Radiohead Scores Fifth U.K. No. 1 Album

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead made their expected arrival at No. 1 on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (Jan. 6) with "In Rainbows," released in the U.K. and internationally Dec. 31 on XL Recordings. "X-Factor" winner L Radiohead made their expecte ...

  3. BET To Honor Keys

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys will receive the Entertainment Award at the BET Honors, a gala scheduled for Jan. 12 in Washington D.C. that will air on the cable network on February 22. It's the first time for the awards show, says Debra Lee, chairman and CEO o ...

  4. Chart Beat Chat

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss "No No No," reggae singles, Alicia Keys and more! YES YES YES SEY SEY SEY Fred: Some years back one of your readers asked about palindromic titles and or artists on the Hot 100. The best example was "S.O.S ...

  5. Flo Rida Sets Digital Record, Remains No. 1

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After toppling Alicia Keys' "No One" from the top spot last week, Flo Rida's "Low" remains No. 1 this week on the Billboard Hot 100. The track's 470,000 digital sales sets a single-week record, easily After topplin ...

  6. Flo Rida Sets Digital Record, Remains No. 1

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST After toppling Alicia Keys' "No One" from the top spot last week, Flo Rida's "Low" remains No. 1 this week on the Billboard Hot 100. The track's 470,000 digital sales sets a single-week record, easily trumping th ...

  7. Blige Topples Groban, Radiohead Debuts Early

    January 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige has put an end to Josh Groban's reign on The Billboard 200 as the R&B singer's "Growing Pains" moves up 2-1. The Geffen release sold 204,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Mary J. Blige has put an end ...

  8. Chart Beat Chat

    December 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch," top 10 songs of 2007, Sally Shapiro and more! KEEN FOR MEAN AND GREEN Thank you for sharing that question [about the artist credit for a ringtone] and please thank Anthony ...

  9. Chart Beat

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Darlene Love, Colbie Caillat, Alicia Keys and more! LOVE FOR CHRISTMAS: While having dinner the night before Christmas at the Daily Grill in Los Angeles, I heard songs from Phil Spector's "A Christmas Gift for You," and ...

  10. Flo Rida Bumps Keys From Atop Hot 100

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Flo Rida scores a No. 1 Hot 100 hit this week with his debut single, as "Low" featuring T-Pain" jumps 2-1. Increased airplay and digital sales of 178,000 units helped the track dethrone Alicia Rapper Flo Rida scores a No. 1 Hot ...

  11. Groban, Blige Enjoy Huge Weeks On Album Chart

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Josh Groban's "Noel" (143/Reprise) this week becomes the first Christmas album to top The Billboard 200 for five straight weeks, after moving 757,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Josh Groban's "Noel" ...

  12. Flo Rida Bumps Keys From Atop Hot 100

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Flo Rida scores a No. 1 Hot 100 hit this week with his debut single, as "Low" featuring T-Pain" jumps 2-1. Increased airplay and digital sales of 178,000 units helped the track dethrone Alicia Keys' "No One," w ...

  13. Chart Beat

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Alicia Keys, "Xanadu," Madonna, Mariah Carey and more! 'ONE' OF TWO: In the last 23 years, eight artists have held the top two positions on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs during the same week, but none of them has accom ...

  14. Latifah, Hudson, Keys Drawn To 'Bees'

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Queen Latifah and Jennifer Hudson have signed on to star in Fox Searchlight's "The Secret Life of Bees," the big-screen adaptation of the Sue Monk Kidd best-seller. Queen Latifah and Jennifer Hudson have signed on to star in Fox Searc ...

  15. Keys Rolls Into Holidays With No. 1 Hits

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the Christmas holiday approaches, Alicia Keys is in control of the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts with "No One," which is No. 1 on those tallies for a fifth and tenth week, As the Christmas holiday approaches, Al ...

  16. Groban Remains No. 1, Becomes '07's Best-Seller

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Josh Groban sets a new record on The Billboard 200 with "Noel," becoming the first Christmas album to top the chart for four straight weeks. The 143/Reprise set moved 669,000 copies in the U.S., accor Josh Groban sets a new record on The B ...

  17. Keys, Brown Top Inaugural eCast Chart

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Internet-connected digital jukebox firm eCast has introduced a chart tracking service that will show which newly added songs to the network receive the most plays. eCast adds around 1,000 tracks a week. The top tracks for the inaugural chart inclu ...

  18. Keys Still The 'One' Atop Billboard Charts

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys is showing no signs of budging atop the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts, where her track "No One" is No. 1 for a fourth and ninth week, respectively. Alicia Keys is showing no signs of budging atop the Bi ...

  19. Groban Ties Elvis With Third Week At No. 1

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the holiday season marching on, Josh Groban's "Noel" retains its lead on The Billboard 200 for a third week straight. With an 8% sales increase, the 143/Reprise set moved 581,000 units in the U.S With the holiday season marching ...

  20. No Stopping Keys Atop Pop, R&B Charts

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys continues to dominate the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with "No One," which is No. 1 on the latter chart for a third week and the former for an eighth. Chris Brown Alicia Keys continues to dominate the ...

  21. Groban Remains No. 1 In Slow Release Week

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Not a single new release arrives in the top tiers of The Billboard 200 this week, as Josh Groban's "Noel" retains its lead on the chart for a second week. The 143/Reprise effort moved 539,000 copies i Not a single new release arrives ...

  22. Keys Keeps Cruising Atop Hot 100

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys continues to cruise on the Billboard Hot 100 with "No One," which begins its second week atop the chart. The song is also No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for a seventh straight frame. Alicia Keys continues to cruise on the B ...

  23. Dion, Timbaland Keep Euro Chart Crowns

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Celine Dion's "Taking Chances" (Columbia) starts a second week at No. 1 on the new European Top 100 Albums chart, as does "Apologize" (Mosley/Blackground/Interscope) by Timbaland presents One Republic on Eurochart Top 100 ...

  24. 'Oprah' Visit Helps Groban Soar To No. 1

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After seven weeks on the chart, Josh Groban's holiday set "Noel" finally overtakes The Billboard 200 at No. 1. The 143/Reprise album ascends 2-1, selling 405,000 copies in the U.S., according to Niels After seven weeks on the chart, J ...

  25. Alicia Keys Rules Four Digital Charts

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys Rules Four Digital Charts Alicia Keys Rules Four Digital Charts News Alicia Keys ...

  26. Alicia Keys Tops Seven Billboard Charts

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys Tops Seven Billboard Charts Alicia Keys Tops Seven Billboard Charts News Alicia Keys ...

  27. Leona Lewis Holds Steady On U.K. Charts

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Syco Music/Sony BMG vocalist Leona Lewis continued her reign over the U.K. sales charts yesterday as her debut, "Spirit," started a second week as Britain's best-selling album and "Bleeding Love" head Syco Music/Sony BMG voc ...

  28. Chart Beat

    November 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses songwriter Smokey Robinson, Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood and more! SUPER TROUP-ER: The record for the longest span of Billboard top 10 hits by a songwriter has been shattered. A 12-8 climb for Fergie's "Clumsy" (will.i ...

  29. Keys Caps Banner Week By Topping Hot 100

    November 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A day after debuting at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "As I Am" (J), Alicia Keys assumes control of the Billboard Hot 100 with "No One," which inches up from No. 2. The track sold 210,000 downloads, A day after debuting at No. ...

  30. Alicia Keys v. Celine Dion: Who Will Be No. 1?

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Last time we checked in with readers, you responded to the following question: With new albums out Nov. 13, Alicia Keys and Celine Dion are vying for No. 1 on next week's Billboard 200. Who do you thi Last time we checked in with readers, you r ...

  31. Keys Storms Chart With Mega-Selling 'As I Am'

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys storms The Billboard 200 this week with "As I Am" (J), which debuts at No. 1 after selling 742,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the best sales week f Alicia Keys storms The Billboard ...

  32. Universal Publishing Signs DJ Dirty Harry

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group has signed producer/songwriter DJ Dirty Harry to a worldwide songwriter/co-publishing agreement. Harry co-produced and co-wrote Alicia Keys' "No One" that's racing up the Billboard charts. Harry ...

  33. Alicia Keys 'As I Am' Bows Big at No. 1

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys' "As I Am" debuts with 742,000 at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 -- the best sales week for a solo female artist since Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" started with a million in 2004 ... Keys is only the third a ...

  34. Lewis' 'Spirit' Shatters U.K. Sales Record

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former "X-Factor" winner Leona Lewis broke records to enter the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday with "Spirit" (Syco Music/Sony BMG), which has become the fastest-selling debut set in British chart Former "X-Factor" ...

  35. Brown Fends Off Keys, Timbaland To Remain No. 1

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, again fending off Alicia Keys' "No One" (3-2) and Timbaland's "Apologize" featuring OneRepublic (2-3). Chr ...

  36. Keys Well Ahead Of Dion In Race For No. 1

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys is poised to earn her fourth consecutive No. 1 on The Billboard 200 as her new J album, "As I Am," is tops on Nielsen SoundScan's Building Chart, released today (Nov. 14). Alicia Keys is poised to earn her fourth consecuti ...

  37. Leona Lewis, Westlife Lead U.K. Charts

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As Leona Lewis starts a third week at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/Sony BMG), Irish pop staples Westlife's "Back Home" (S/Sony BMG) has become their seventh No. 1 As Leona Lewis starts a ...

  38. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Celine Dion busts loose from Las Vegas for her first studio album in three years, Alicia Keys ups the ante on her new J Records project, Seal gets his groove on with Madonna's producer and Duran Duran The Big Machine debut from country star Tri ...

  39. This Day in Music

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Rolling Stones' Bigger Bang tour is a big winner at the Billboard Touring Awards at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The awards, based on box-office figures reported to Billboard Boxscore, 2006 - The Rolling Stones' Bigger Bang ...

  40. Hackers Target MySpace Artist Pages

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hackers are targeting the MySpace pages of several artists, most notably that of Alicia Keys, in an effort to spread a computer virus. A computer security firm called Exploit Prevention Labs discovered the attack, which also targeted French funk b ...

  41. Brown's 'Kiss' Still Sweet Atop Hot 100

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week and is also the chart's greatest airplay gainer. Timbaland's "Apologize" featuring OneRepublic remains at Chris Brown&# ...

  42. Alicia's Keys To Success

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Given an industry beset by downloading and diminished sales, tight radio playlists and one-hit ringtone wonders, a career artist is becoming a rare commodity. But ever since Alicia Keys hit the ground Given an industry beset by downloading and dimin ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Z100 Jingle Ball, 50 Cent, Lamonte

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As has become tradition, some of the biggest names in pop music will gather Dec. 14 for New York radio station Z100's Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden. As has become tradition, some of the biggest names in pop music will gather Dec. 14 for ...

  44. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statues to his mantel with three wins during the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Juanes, who is the all-time leader wit 2005 - Colombian vocalist Juanes adds more statu ...

  45. Brown Overtakes Soulja Boy Atop Hot 100

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" (featuring T-Pain) finally overtakes Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" with a 2-1 move on the Billboard Hot 100, after the latter track reigned high for seven weeks. "Ki Chris Brown&# ...

  46. Alicia Keys: Soul Star

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Come backstage with Jaded Insider as we cover the Heineken Red Star Soul finale at New York's Spotlight Live, headlined by Alicia Keys, the launch party for the Fujifilm FinePix Z10fd camera, and more Come backstage with Jaded Insider as we cov ...

  47. Chart Beat Chat

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss father and daughter/son groups, R&B pairings, the Hot 100 and more! ALL IN THE FAMILY Dear Fred, In last week's column, you responded to John Maverick's letter regarding Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus' char ...

  48. Chart Beat Chat

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss father and daughter/son groups, R&B pairings, the Hot 100 and more! ALL IN THE FAMILY Dear Fred, In last week's column, you responded to John Maverick's letter regarding Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus' char ...

  49. Bosé, Keys Unlock Premios Ondas Awards

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Miguel Bosé and Alicia Keys are among six music acts to be honored at the Grupo Prisa's Premios Ondas 2007. The winners were announced in Barcelona on Oct. 26, and the awards will be presented at the televised 54th Premios Ondas gala in that ...

  50. Soulja Boy Fends Off Chris Brown Atop Hot 100

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" makes it a lucky seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, but new competition comes from Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss," which soars 22-2 after selling 159,000 Soulja Boy's ...

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