1. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Lady Gaga Makes Her 'Way' To No. 1 on Billboard 200

    June 09, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 3.514 k 732 2 This week in 2011, 'Born This Way' bowed atop the tally. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Diddy Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart h ...

  2. Dustin Lynch: Chart Beat Meet & Greet Video

    February 05, 2013 10:05 AM EST The country singer stopped by Billboard to perform his hits 'Cowboys and Angels' and 'She Cranks My Tractor.' "My era of guys is the class of '89: Garth [Brooks], Clint Black, Alan Jackson. Early '90s, mid-'9 ...

  3. Clint Black

    Clint Black

    22 Albums, 33 Songs

  4. Bonfire Jam Festival Kicks Off in Florida

    December 07, 2012 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 This week, Billboard has previewed this year's Bonfire Jam Festival, which starts today in Chumuckla, Florida. With the "World's Largest Redneck Christmas Parade" and performances from Clay Walker, Jana Kramer and Gretchen Wilson ...

  5. Clint Black Is Back: Readies First New Album in 7 Years

    December 05, 2012 10:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Clint Black is mindful that many of his fans are angling to hear new music from the "Nothin' but the Taillights" singer, who hasn't released an all-new studio album since 2005. They might get their wish soon as Black is tinkering ...

  6. Publishing Briefs: CISAC Summit, Kobalt, Paul McCartney, Wonderlous, Jingle Punks, More

    October 16, 2012 5:16 PM EDT CISAC Summit Set for June 2013 CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, will hold its fourth biennial World Creators Summit on June 4-5, 2013, in Washington, DC, at the Ronald Reagan Center. Formerly known as t ...

  7. In Memoriam

    December 08, 2011 7:40 AM EST Joe Arroyo (b. 1955) Salsa star/composer Discovered by Fruko y Sus Tesos leader Julio Ernesto Estrada and known for his high tenor and hit songs "La Noche" and "Rebelión," Joe Arroyo rose to prominence in the '70s to becom ...

  8. Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood Offer Support at CMT Disaster Benefit

    May 13, 2011 8:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Help is on the way. That's the message celebrities and music stars sent to storm victims across the South on Thursday night during a star-studded benefit concert on CMT. Hank Williams Jr. kicked off "Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief C ...

  9. Chart Beat Tuesday: Zac Brown Band, Taylor Swift, Pink

    August 10, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 BRAND NEW MEN: Zac Brown Band banks its fourth No. 1 on Billboard's Country Songs chart, as "Free" rises 2-1. The new leader makes the group's album "The Foundation" the first major-label debut set to yield four No. 1s ...

  10. Chart Beat Wednesday: Carrie Underwood, Ke$ha, Rod Stewart

    July 28, 2010 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 'IT'S' NO. 1: Carrie Underwood collects her 10th No. 1 on Country Songs, as "Undo It" lifts 2-1. The song is the third leader from Underwood's "Play On" album, following "Cowboy Casanova" and "T ...

  11. Chart Beat Wednesday: Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum, Yoko Ono

    April 07, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 '20' TO 1: Zac Brown Band 's "The Foundation" becomes the eighth major label debut album in the Nielsen BDS-monitored data era to yield at least three No. 1s on Country Songs, as "Highway 20 Ride" rolls 2-1. The so ...

  12. Ask Billboard: Who's Bigger, Def Leppard Or Poison?

    March 12, 2010 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. TALK DIRTY TO, AND POUR SOME SUGA ...

  13. Best Of 2009: Part 1

    December 15, 2009 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22: ...

  14. Chart Beat: Darius Rucker, Mariah Carey, Wilco

    August 05, 2009 4:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 THREE'S COMPANY: On the Country Songs chart, Darius Rucker becomes the the first act in nearly 17 years to top the chart with their first three format singles, and the fourth act in the past 20 years to do so. Rucker's "Alright" ...

  15. May 8, 2009

    May 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Country musician Eddy Arnold dies at a care facility near Nashville at the age of 89. 2001 – Clint Black and his wife Lisa Hartman Black become proud parents. Lily Pearl Black weighs in at 7 lbs., 14 ounces. 2001 – William B. Dial, road manag ...

  16. Darius Rucker's Country Triumph Is No Fluke

    March 24, 2009 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his second No. 1 country single, Hootie & the Blowfish's Darius Rucker feels like his welcome to the country world isn't a fluke. "The acceptance has been really great, much more than I ever expected," says Rucker, who&# ...

  17. Chart Beat: Kelly Clarkson, Julianne Hough, Barack Obama, Darius Rucker

    March 19, 2009 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 MOST 'WANTED' : Kelly Clarkson's fourth album, "All I Ever Wanted," arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with sales of 255,000, granting the original "American Idol" her second chart-topper. She first reigned with ...

  18. Chart Beat: Darius Rucker, Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood, Pearl Jam

    March 18, 2009 10:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 TWICE AS NICE: Effective this week, Chart Beat will now offer a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. Tomorrow, when all of our online charts are refreshed with this week's data, Chart Beat will appear as always in ...

  19. Nashville Indie Equity To Close Its Doors

    December 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Equity Music Group, the Nashville-based independent label that launched with much hope in 2003 under co-founder and flagship artist Clint Black, is suspending operations. The label is currently home to Black, Laura Bryna, Kevin Fowler, Carolina Ra ...

  20. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic f ...

  21. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award ...

  22. Nov 25th 2008

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST – Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde is shot dead in the early morning hours in Reynosa, Mexico. He is 27. Elizalde had just finished playing a concert at a palenque, and had entered his SUV when he was gunned down by more than 70 machin ...

  23. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde is shot dead in the early morning hours in Reynosa, Mexico. He is 27. Elizalde had just finished playing a concert at a palenque, and had entered his S 2006 - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde ...

  24. Clint Black Sues Manager

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST Country star Clint Black is suing his manager/accountant Charles Sussman and his Music Row firm, Gudvi, Sussman & Oppenheim, according to NashvillePost.com . In a complaint filed Nov. 7 in Davidson County Chancery Court, Black asserts that Sus ...

  25. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, "Perfect Partner," and participates in a live performance of the soundtrack at Montclair State University in Montclair, N. 2006 - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordo ...

  26. This Day in Music

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A man identifying himself as Kid Rock's personal assistant is charged with felony and misdemeanor drug possession after a traffic stop on Rock's tour bus on the Florida Turnpike. Officers find 2002 - A man identifying himself as Kid ...

  27. Little Big Town Jumps To Capitol Nashville

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A year after country group Little Big Town released its third album, "A Place to Land," via Nashville-based independent Equity Music Group, the set will be re-released with four additional cuts and ne A year after country group Little Big ...

  28. Wipperman Claims Presidency At Equity

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music Row veteran Tim Wipperman, who has served as chief creative officer since 2004, has been named president of Nashville-based independent Equity Music Group. Wipperman, who spent 29 years at Warner/Chappell Music, assumes the role from exiting ...

  29. Tritt May Team With Marty Stuart For New Album

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his latest album, "The Storm," moribund due to Category 5 Records' business problems, Travis Tritt is looking towards his next album -- and the commemoration of his 20th year as a recording artis With his latest album, "The ...

  30. This Day in Music

    August 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injuring Horowitz and two band members, keyboard player Dave Keyes and drummer Rod Gross. 2002 - A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injur ...

  31. This Day in Music

    July 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Acclaimed jump-blues and R&B pianist/vocalist/songwriter Floyd Dixon, best-known for the 1954 song "Hey Bartender," dies in Los Angeles at the age of 77. 2006 - Acclaimed jump-blues and R&B pianist/vocalist/songwriter Floyd ...

  32. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help ...

  33. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song ...

  34. Black, Mya, Sheila E. To Reveal Secret Talents

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country star Clint Black will be performing stand-up comedy, Mya will demonstrate her tap-dancing prowess and Sheila E. will juggle with the Flying Karamazov Brothers on CBS' forthcoming celebrity talent show "Secret Talents of the Stars ...

  35. This Day in Music

    March 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Doreen Waddell, a former vocalist with the group Soul II Soul, dies after fleeing from a store where she had been accused of shoplifting and being struck by cars on a highway outside in Shoreha 2002 - Doreen Waddell, a former vocalist with th ...

  36. This Day in Music

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Claude Pepper, aka Jack Mack of L.A. R&B group Jack Mack & the Heart Attack, dies of cancer in Sacramento, Calif. He is 50. Pepper, a drummer, co-founded Jack Mack & the Heart Attac 2003 - Claude Pepper, aka Jack Mack of L.A. R&am ...

  37. Chart Beat Chat

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Kimberley Locke, Christine Perfect, Leona Lewis and more! THE PERFECT E-MAIL Hi Fred. Last week, Mike Burk inquired about female artists who had success under both their maiden and married names. Christine Perfect had su ...

  38. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic f ...

  39. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award ...

  40. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde is shot dead in the early morning hours in Reynosa, Mexico. He is 27. Elizalde had just finished playing a concert at a palenque, and had entered his S 2006 - Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde ...

  41. Equity Aligns With New Investors, Kraski Exits

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nashville-based independent label Equity Music Group has aligned itself with two investment groups: the Southern Maryland Group, a Washington D.C. venture; and Optimum Venture 3, a California-based fund that includes the co-founder of the PowerBar ...

  42. This Day in Music

    October 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon offers the U.S. premiere of her film, "Perfect Partner," and participates in a live performance of the soundtrack at Montclair State University in Montclair, N. 2006 - Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordo ...

  43. This Day in Music

    October 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A man identifying himself as Kid Rock's personal assistant is charged with felony and misdemeanor drug possession after a traffic stop on Rock's tour bus on the Florida Turnpike. Officers find 2002 - A man identifying himself as Kid ...

  44. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  45. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  46. This Day in Music

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injuring Horowitz and two band members, keyboard player Dave Keyes and drummer Rod Gross. 2002 - A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injur ...

  47. This Day in Music

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Acclaimed jump-blues and R&B pianist/vocalist/songwriter Floyd Dixon, best-known for the 1954 song "Hey Bartender," dies in Los Angeles at the age of 77. 2006 - Acclaimed jump-blues and R&B pianist/vocalist/songwriter Floyd ...

  48. Chart Beat

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Emerson Drive, Fergie, R. Kelly and more! MAGIC 'MOMENTS': Seven proves to be a lucky number for Canadian-based country group Emerson Drive. The band's seventh chart entry, "Moments" (Midas/New Revolution), is ...

  49. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help ...

  50. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song ...

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