1. Baauer Releases New Track, 'Clang,' with 'Body Percussion' Samples

    July 01, 2014 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Brooklyn DJ and producer Baauer, he of eternal "Harlem Shake" fame, has released a new track that's a little bit of a departure from his earlier material. "Clang," which was posted to his official website , samples '70s ...

  2. Ask Billboard: Lady Gaga's Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    March 30, 2014 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the latest mailbag, a recap of Gaga's best-selling albums, songs and more; Soko's quick Hot 100 run; and your favorite one-word-titled hits As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to as ...

  3. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Lady Gaga Lands Hot 100's 1,000th No. 1

    February 24, 2014 8:05 AM EST .667 k 258 Three years ago this week, 'Born This Way' debuted as a landmark leader. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Madonna, Celine Dion and Baauer Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of B ...

  4. Baauer Leads Hot 100 Again, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Rule Radio Songs

    March 13, 2013 1:36 PM EDT "Harlem Shake" spends a fourth week at No. 1, while runner-up "Thrift Shop" takes over atop the Radio Songs chart Baauer commands the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week with "Harlem Shake," although the viral sensa ...

  5. Baauer Leads Hot 100 Again, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Rule Hot 100 Airplay

    March 13, 2013 1:30 PM EDT Baauer commands the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week with "Harlem Shake," although the viral sensation logs a second straight week of declines in YouTube streaming. The chart's No. 2 song, and former four-week No. 1, Macklemore ...

  6. 'Harlem Shake' Samples Used Without Permission; Artists Seek Payment

    March 11, 2013 2:08 PM EDT Baauer's "Harlem Shake" has spent the last three weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 and racked up millions upon millions of listens via its widely seen YouTube dance craze. But key moments of the song, including voices urging peopl ...

  7. 'Harlem Shake' Samples Used Without Permission; Artists Seek Payment

    March 11, 2013 12:36 PM EDT Baauer's "Harlem Shake" has spent the last three weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 and racked up millions upon millions of listens via its widely seen YouTube dance craze. But key moments of the song, including voices urging peopl ...

  8. Weekly Chart Notes: Baauer's 'Harlem' Begins To 'Shake' Up Radio

    March 08, 2013 6:15 PM EST After the song logged more than a quarter-billion U.S. streams the past three weeks, radio is joining in on the viral craze. Is radio getting ready to dance to the "Harlem Shake" at last? Airplay still accounts for less than 1% of the ...

  9. Ask Billboard: A Whole Lotta 'Shake'-in' Going On

    March 03, 2013 5:05 AM EST Readers share thoughts on YouTube data joining the Hot 100, Baauer's big points lead at No. 1 and the sales of the original 'American Idol.' As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musing ...

  10. Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’: The Global Hit That Started With a One-Off Single Deal

    February 28, 2013 7:00 AM EST The Internet is full of free downloads, but most don’t end up topping the charts like Baauer’s “Harlem Shake.” The single was brought to market through a label as uncommon as the track’s quirky success story.   Jeffrees, a sub-label of Diplo’s Mad ...

  11. Baauer's 'Harlem Shake' Tops Hot 100 for Second Week

    February 27, 2013 3:12 PM EST The viral sensation stays at the summit, fueled heavily by another week of stratospheric YouTube streaming totals. Plus, Lil Wayne reaches the top 10 Baauer leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Harlem Shake," the Brook ...

  12. Baauer's 'Harlem Shake' Tops Hot 100 For Second Week

    February 27, 2013 3:07 PM EST The viral sensation stays at the summit, fueled heavily by another week of stratospheric YouTube streaming totals. Plus, Lil Wayne reaches the top 10. Baauer leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Harlem Shake," the Brooklyn ...

  13. Baauer's 'Harlem Shake': Billboard Cover Story

    February 22, 2013 2:00 PM EST "It's literally unbelievable," he says of his song shooting to No. 1. "It's amazing to have this track recognized by the world" On Feb. 6, 23-year-old Harry Bauer Rodrigues was on tour in Vancouver enjoying the grad ...

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  15. Azealia Banks Calls 'Harlem Shake' Artist a Gay Slur, Reignites Beef With Perez Hilton

    February 15, 2013 10:45 AM EST Azealia Banks reignited her Twitter beef with blogger Perez Hilton -- after starting a new one with "Harlem Shake" musician Baauer -- on Thursday night by calling each the gay slur that got the outspoken rapper into trouble last month. ...

  16. 'Harlem Shake': The Making And Monetizing Of The Latest YouTube Dance Craze

    February 14, 2013 6:53 PM EST Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” still has quite a ways to go before it becomes the next “Gangnam Style” in terms of total views, but the Mad Decent track became an unexpected viral smash last week at levels not seen since PSY’s American invasion -- an ...