1. Chart Moves: Demi Lovato Leaps To No. 1 On Mainstream Top 40 Chart

    September 06, 2012 12:05 PM EDT As previously reported , Flo Rida's "Whistle" returns to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week at No. 1, pushing Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" down to No. 2 after two weeks in c ...

  2. How Demi Lovato's 'Give Your Heart a Break' Became Her Biggest Radio Hit

    August 03, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Almost four years to the day after Demi Lovato first debuted on Billboard's charts, the Hollywood Records star is celebrating her biggest airplay hit ever. "Give Your Heart a Break" -- the second charting single from her 2011 album, & ...

  3. Chart Moves: Demi Lovato's 'Heart' Breaks Into Top 20 on Hot 100, Pink's 'Blow Me' Bows

    July 13, 2012 7:00 AM EDT As previously reported, Carly Rae Jepsen rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week with "Call Me Maybe," while Nicki Minaj's "Starships" has logged its first 21 weeks in the top 10, establishing a new record for out-of- ...

  4. Nicole Scherzinger Preps U.S. Album Release: 'It's a Lot Deeper Than Pussycat Dolls'

    August 19, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nicole Scherzinger , whose No. 1 U.K. single "Don't Hold Your Breath" was released in the U.S. on Aug. 16, says she has not yet found the song she will sing when it comes time to perform on Fox's "The X Factor" this fal ...

  5. Drake Performs, Garth Brooks Inducted at Songwriter Hall Ceremony

    June 17, 2011 8:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 The annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony is always a remarkable evening. It's an unusual combination of low-key attitude and high-wattage starpower; at its core, the event is a trade-awards show like ones in the advertising or appliance ind ...

  6. Songwriters Hall of Fame to Induct Allen Toussaint, John Bettis, Garth Brooks Leon Russell, Steinberg & Kelly

    February 22, 2011 5:00 PM EST The Songwriters Hall of Fame will induct John Bettis, Garth Brooks, Leon Russell, Billy Steinberg & Tom Kelly and Allen Toussaint at the organization's 42nd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner, to be held June 16th at the Marriott Marquis ...

  7. JC Chasez Cuts Ties With Jive

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former 'N Sync member JC Chasez has cut ties with longtime label Jive Records, which released his lone solo album, 2004's "Schizophrenic." Former 'N Sync member JC Chasez has cut ties with longtime label Jive Records, which ...

  8. 'Little' Women

    October 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Teen pop stars arrive by the dozens, but 15-year-old Joanna Levesque (JoJo for short) has all but bypassed the teenie-bop phase, crafting tunes that can dwell comfortably on both the pop and AC charts Teen pop stars arrive by the dozens, but 15-year ...

  9. Steinberg Signs To Kobalt

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter penned hits for Madonna, Lauper. Pop songwriter Billy Steinberg has signed an exclusive, worldwide administration deal with Kobalt Music for his music publishing company Jerk Awake. As part of the new agreement, Steinberg will work clos ...

  10. Dobson Celebrates 'Sunday' On Sophomore CD

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Toronto-based singer Fefe Dobson has set a June 20 release date for her sophomore Island/Def Jam set "Sunday Love." Toronto-based singer Fefe Dobson has set a June 20 release date for her sophomore Island/Def Jam set "Sunday Love.&quo ...

  11. Chart Beat Chat

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers questions on airplay-only singles, Celine Dion, new chart policies, and A Flock Of Seagulls. 'TORN' APART Hi Fred, I'd like to comment on a letter in your column concerning Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" ...