1. Here Are the 25 Most Expensive Vinyl Records on the Market

    April 06, 2017 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 “Expensive taste” just took on a whole new meaning. Vinyl records have been skyrocketing in popularity among new and old releases alike. If you have old records that are sitting around collecting dust, you may want to sift through them and see if yo ...

  2. Beatles Open the Vaults For 50th Anniversary of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' Album

    April 05, 2017 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 4 The Beatles are going all out to pay tribute to the June 1 50th anniversary of the release of their Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album. They today announced several special reissue packages of CD and vinyl versions coming May 26 featur ...

  3. Olivia Harrison Reveals Ringo Starr Recently Stumbled Upon a Lost George Harrison Song | Billboard News

    Olivia Harrison Reveals Ringo Starr Recently Stumbled Upon a Lost George Harrison Song | Billboard News

    April 04, 2017 11:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Harrison’s wife Olivia has revealed to Billboard that Ringo Starr recently stumbled upon a lost George Harrison song. 2017 , ringo starr , The Beatles , George Harrison , Ringo , billboard news , Billboard , beatles , Music News , News Videos ...

  4. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1964, The Beatles Held the Hot 100's Entire Top Five

    April 03, 2017 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Can't Buy Me Love" headed up a record week. Plus, remembering feats by Leona Lewis, Garth Brooks & ABBA. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. April 3, 2004 ...

  5. The Beatles, Aerosmith & Godsmack: A History of 'Come Together' on the Charts

    March 30, 2017 10:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 With Godsmack debuting on Mainstream Rock Songs with its cover of The Beatles' 1969 Hot 100 No. 1, here's a look at notable charted versions of the classic. The Beatles ' "Come Together" became one of the band's final N ...

  6. Early John Lennon Bandmate & Childhood Friend Pete Shotton Dies at 75

    March 24, 2017 9:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pete Shotton, a friend of John Lennon 's who knew him from early childhood in Liverpool and stayed connected with him during his career with The Beatles and after, has died after a reported heart attack at age 75, The Liverpool Echo reported Fr ...

  7. Brett Eldredge Breaks Unwritten Rules in New Single 'Somethin' I'm Good At'

    March 24, 2017 10:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Brett Eldredge released his soul-tinged 2015 single “Lose My Mind,” he played up the love-crazy aspect of the title so much that the video put him in a straightjacket. His latest release — “Somethin’ I’m Good At,” No. 41 on Billboard ’s Hot Cou ...

  8. Sgt. Pepper at 50: Liverpool Plans Festivities to Honor the Beatles Classic

    March 22, 2017 1:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was 50 years ago today -- almost -- that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. The English city of Liverpool is getting set to celebrate the half-centenary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band , one of the most influential albums by local ...

  9. Ask Billboard: 'Rockabye' & A History of Charted Nursery Rhymes

    March 17, 2017 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Like Clean Bandit, acts from The Beatles to Madonna & more have mined nursery rhymes for hit songs. Submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as w ...

  10. 1958 Liverpool Police Film Believed to Feature Earliest Glimpse of The Beatles

    March 09, 2017 2:28 PM EST 0 0 0 A vintage Liverpool police recruitment film dating from 1958 may very likely have a glimpse of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and his brother Michael, the McCartney brother told the Liverpool Echo March 7. If it is indeed The Beatles in the footage, it ...

  11. Future, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel and More Acts That Replaced Themselves at No. 1 on the Billboard 200

    March 06, 2017 6:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus: Every act that has earned both the Nos. 1 & 2 albums simultaneously, from Future to Prince, Guns N’ Roses & Jim Croce. Future made chart history  on the Billboard 200 this week, as his new HNDRXX album debuted at No. 1 on the list date ...

  12. A Brief History of the Ownership of the Beatles Catalog

    January 20, 2017 2:14 PM EST 0 0 4 This week, Paul McCartney filed a lawsuit in a New York court against publisher Sony/ATV in an effort to regain his ownership stake in the Beatles publishing catalog in what could become one of the biggest legal struggles in recent music history. If ...

  13. 'Magic' Alex Mardas, Sham Technological 'Guru' to the Beatles, Dies at 74

    January 13, 2017 9:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Alexis Mardas, better known to Beatles fans as "Magic Alex," has died at age 74, according to multiple news reports, including CNN Greece . He was reportedly found dead in his apartment of natural causes. News IT reported he had been dead ...

  14. 'The Beatles: Eight Days a Week' Producer Nigel Sinclair 'Honored' by Best Music Film Grammy Nomination

    December 06, 2016 3:57 PM EST 0 0 0 "Working with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Ron Howard was the experience of a lifetime. Getting nominated for a Grammy on top of that is just completely over the top." Nigel Sinclair -- producer of The Beatles : Eight Days a Week – The ...

  15. 10 Songs You Might Not Know George Harrison Had a Hand In, 15 Years After His Death

    November 29, 2016 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Fans of George Harrison -- who died 15 years ago, on Nov. 29, 2001 -- know he was a superb guitarist in The Beatles and on his solo albums. But he also exhibited some great talent when he stepped away from the Fab Four and played on other people ...

  16. All You Need is Hip-Hop: The Best Beatles-Influenced Rap Cuts

    November 19, 2016 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The country is currently transfixed by the bizarre #MannequinChallenge, soundtracked by the  Rae Sremmurd  party track "Black Beatles." Serving as an ode to the rock star lifestyle, the Fab Four-referencing song currently holds the No. 1 s ...

  17. The Beatles' Iconic Hollywood Bowl Concerts: Two Fans Look Back on Seeing (And Even Meeting) The Fab Four in the '60s

    September 09, 2016 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the Beatles ' most famous concerts took place at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, where the group played on Aug. 23, 1964 and Aug. 29-30, 1965. The concerts were recorded with the thought of putting them out on LP, though part of one ...

  18. Watch Todd Rundgren's 'Black and White' From 'An Evening With Todd Rundgren -- Live at the Ridgefield': Exclusive Premiere

    August 18, 2016 5:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Todd Rundgren plays in a lot of configurations, from technology-aided one-man shows to romps with Ringo Starr 's All-Starr Band. But the performance represented on the upcoming An Evening With Todd Rundgren -- Live at the Ridgefield album and v ...

  19. Old Dominion Channels The Beatles, George Strait In 'Song For Another Time'

    June 30, 2016 1:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 The new single's lyrics span titles from Hank Williams to Elton John to Katy Perry. In an era when neither audiences nor artists tend to favor just one genre, Old Dominion ’s “Song for Another Time” may have emerged at the perfect moment. The t ...

  20. What Should Be Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's Campaign Theme Songs? 'Scandal' Music Supervisor Shares Her Picks

    January 29, 2016 6:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Bill Clinton had Fleetwood Mac 's "Don't Stop"; George W. Bush had Tom Petty 's "I Won't Back Down." With the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses looming, Billboard asked Alexandra Patsavas (above) to take a break from picki ...

  21. The Beatles' 50 Biggest Billboard Hits

    December 23, 2015 3:38 PM EST As The Beatles make their debut on streaming services  on Dec. 24, what better time to tally up the Fab Four's biggest singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart? The Beatles Confirm Their Catalog Will Hit Streaming Services for the First TIm ...

  22. Justin Bieber Breaks the Beatles & Drake's Record for Most Simultaneous Hot 100 Hits

    November 23, 2015 2:57 PM EST 0 0 0 As new album 'Purpose' debuts atop the Billboard 200, Bieber posts a record-shattering 17 songs on the Hot 100. Justin Bieber breaks a Billboard Hot 100 record previously held by the Beatles and Drake . Bieber boasts 17 songs on the Dec. 5 ...

  23. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1991, Nirvana Ruled Alternative

    November 23, 2015 8:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Twenty-four years ago, 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' crowned Alternative Songs. Plus, remembering chart feats by Taylor Swift, Jay Z, Alicia Keys & the Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven deca ...

  24. U2's 'Boy' at 35: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review

    October 20, 2015 7:47 PM EDT Even U2 had to start somewhere. Before they were stadium-storming men of the world, Bono, David “The Edge” Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. were four Dublin lads with a love of punk rock and a drive far outweighing their nascent talents. ...

  25. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2002, Kelly Clarkson Took 'Idol' to No. 1

    October 05, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Thirteen years ago, 'American Idol' yielded its first Hot 100 leader with 'A Moment Like This.' Plus, remembering chart feats by Janet Jackson, Rihanna & the Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones f ...

  26. Yoko Ono Talks Modern Sky Festival, the Future of Plastic Ono Band & Archival Beatles Plans

    October 02, 2015 8:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 As for her favorite part of Central Park, where the fest is held, "You probably think I'm going to say Strawberry Fields, but no." Should Hurricane Joaquin skip New York City this weekend, another force of nature will perform in Centr ...

  27. Ryan Adams' '1989' & A History of Cover Albums

    September 30, 2015 6:47 PM EDT Diana Ross & the Supremes, Booker T. & the MGs and Cheap Trick among the few who have previously covered this rare ground. Ryan Adams has gone where no artist has gone before, placing his 1989 cover album in the top 10 of the Billboard ...

  28. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1989, It Was Cher's 'Time' to Be No. 1

    September 28, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty-six years ago, the icon led with one of her signature songs. Plus, remembering chart feats by the Beatles, Tony Bennett & Boyz II Men. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart hi ...

  29. The Weeknd Hits No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100

    July 22, 2015 2:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 The R&B singer takes over at the top, while Amy Winehouse debuts thanks to sales generated by her new documentary. The Weeknd is the top musical act in the U.S. for the first time, rising 3-1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Aug. 1). Bil ...

  30. Rewinding the Charts: 50 Years Ago, The Rolling Stones Hit No. 1 for the First Time

    July 10, 2015 7:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 On July 10, 1965, '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' became the band's first of eight Hot 100 leaders. "Hard-driving blues dance beat backs up a strong vocal performance." That's how Billboard endorsed the Rolling Sto ...

  31. Inside the Flood of New Music Documentaries -- From 'Amy' to Martin Scorsese's Grateful Dead Doc

    June 30, 2015 3:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Asif Kapadia’s profoundly sad documentary  Amy  (out on July 3) has already become one of the must-see films of this year, but it’s also representative of an ongoing renaissance in music films. This May, HBO premiered Brett Morgen’s Kurt Cobain: Mon ...

  32. Madonna Returns to Hot 100 With 'B**** I'm Madonna'

    June 25, 2015 12:37 PM EDT 13.831 k 406 11 The song, featuring Nicki Minaj, bows at No. 84, bringing Madonna back to the chart for the first time since 2012. Her Madgesty is back on the Billboard Hot 100. Madonna 's playfully self-celebratory "B**** I'm Madonna," ...

  33. Rewinding the Charts: Madonna Scored Her First Top 10 With 'Borderline' in 1984

    June 16, 2015 5:27 PM EDT 4.168 k 162 145 On this date 31 years ago, Madonna's "Borderline" became her first Hot 100 top 10 & ignited one of the most impressive streaks in chart history: 17 straight top 10s. "I signed [ Madonna ] because I believed in Mark ...

  34. Rewinding the Charts: 10 Years Ago, Rihanna Started With A 'Replay'

    June 11, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 On June 11, 2005, the star launched with a dancehall hit, kicking off a career that's since brought multiple styles – and No. 1s. "Rihanna felt like a massive star the very time I met her in Jay Z's office. That was also the day she w ...

  35. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 45 Years Ago, The Beatles Hit No. 1 for the Last Time

    June 08, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 In 1970, 'The Long and Winding Road' topped the Hot 100. Plus, remembering chart feats by Eminem, Wilson Phillips and Lady Gaga. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. ...

  36. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 20 Years Ago, Hootie & The Blowfish Had a 'View' From the Top

    May 25, 2015 8:05 AM EDT In 1995, the band's breakthrough album hit No. 1. Plus, remembering chart feats by Irene Cara, the Beatles and Lipps, Inc. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. May 25, ...

  37. Tax Day Playlist: 31 Songs to Get You Through

    April 15, 2015 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 April 18th is a day Americans dread: Tax Day. Unless you’re an accountant or a tax preparer about to get a big paycheck -- and even then, you might be stressed from weeks of handling other people’s taxes. The Guest List Presents David Guetta's ...

  38. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2002, Kylie Minogue Returned to the Top 10

    March 16, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Thirteen years ago, 'Can't Get You Out of My Head' brought the star back to heights she'd last reached in 1988. Plus, remembering chart feats by the Beatles, Joan Jett and Diddy. Your weekly recap celebrating significant miles ...

  39. Drake Ties the Beatles With 14 Simultaneous Hot 100 Hits

    February 27, 2015 5:57 PM EST 91.682 k 888 18 The records keep coming for Drake, who matches the Beatles' feat first set 51 years ago. Thanks to his surprise album If You're Reading This It's Too Late , which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (dated Feb. 28) with 53 ...

  40. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 25-1

    January 27, 2015 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … ...

  41. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Britney Spears 'Hit' Number 'One' for the First 'Time'

    January 26, 2015 8:05 AM EST In 1999, Spears' debut smash topped the Hot 100. Plus, remembering chart feats by Stevie Wonder, Madonna and the Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history Jan. 26, 19 ...

  42. Folk Duo the Well Pennies on Covering the Beatles & Thriving as an Independent Act

    January 22, 2015 11:05 AM EST The husband-and-wife team offers a DIY model to follow as it releases new album 'Endlings.' Harmonizing husband-and-wife duo the Well Pennies broke through with a highly-praised Beatles cover. Now, as it preps its new album Endlings , d ...

  43. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 75-51

    January 13, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 ...

  44. Kanye West, Paul McCartney Debut in Hot 100's Top 40 With 'Only One'

    January 09, 2015 9:05 AM EST The ballad bows at No. 35, bringing McCartney back to the top 40 after a 25-year break. Counting his hits with the Beatles, he extends his top 40 span to more than 50 years. Kanye West celebrated the start of 2015 by, in the early hours of Jan ...

  45. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 100-76

    January 06, 2015 1:05 PM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 ...

  46. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Ke$ha Kicked Off the 2010s at No. 1

    December 29, 2014 8:05 AM EST Her debut smash 'TiK ToK' clocked in as the first new leader of the decade. Plus, remembering key chart feats for the Beatles, the Monkees and Beyonce. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades ...

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