1. Ask Billboard: Are Chart Rule Changes Needed?

    December 19, 2011 10:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and coun ...

  2. Darren Hayes Talks Savage Garden's 'Truly' Big AC No. 1

    July 15, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the 50-year history of Billboard's Adult Contemporary songs chart, which launched July 17, 1961, no other single is bigger than Savage Garden 's "Truly Madly Deeply." The 1998 hit from the pop duo ranks at No. 1 on the all-tim ...

  3. Sony/ATV Acquires Savage Garden Catalog

    March 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV Australia has acquired the worldwide publishing rights to the Rough Cut Music catalog, including all of Savage Garden's hit songs. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Sydney-based music publisher's catalog also includes succ ...

  4. Faulkner, West Assume Control On U.K. Charts

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 British singer/songwriter Newton Faulkner capped his impressive emergence as a U.K. chart presence yesterday (Aug. 26) by following the top 10 single "Dream Catch Me" (Ugly Truth) with a No. 1 debut f British singer/songwriter Newton Faulk ...

  5. Hayes Denies Racist Attack

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Savage Garden frontman Darren Hayes has issued a statement in which he "strenuously denies" allegations made against him after he was arrested on suspicion of racial abuse. The Australian singer handed himself in to police followi ...

  6. Kate Nash, Robyn Rule New U.K. Charts

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Londoner Kate Nash's "Foundations" single fell away from the No. 2 spot where it spent five of its six weeks on the U.K. singles chart, there was major consolation for the Fiction/Polydor singer/so As Londoner Kate Nash's &quo ...

  7. Ask Billboard

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Answers to readers' questions about Raven-Symone, Cassie, Darren Hayes and more. QUOTH THE RAVEN, 'ANY MORE?' Keith, Raven-Symone released her third studio album in 2004, and it performed fairly poorly on the charts. I was wondering w ...

  8. Ask Billboard

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Answers to readers' questions about Savage Garden's Darren Hayes, Danity Kane and City High. SAVAGE DROUGHT Dear Keith, First of all, I love your column. Thank you for answering my Mandy Moore question! Now I was wondering what was going o ...

  9. Westlife Assumes Control Of U.K. Charts

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Irish pop act Westlife not only started a second week atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Nov. 6) with "You Raise Me Up" (S/Sony BMG), but now also wear the album chart crown after "Face To Face" e Irish pop act Westlife not o ...

  10. Backstreet's 'Never Gone' Due In June

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As U.S. pop radio stations begin to embrace the Backstreet Boys single "Incomplete," Jive Records has set June 14 as the release date for the vocal group's fourth studio album, "Never Gone." As U.S. pop radio stations begin ...

  11. Ask Billboard

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Darren Hayes, Madonna and Billboard's Top Comprehensive Albums chart. POP!ULARITY Keith, I am a huge Darren Hayes fan. I know he has a new CD called "The Tension and the Spark." I ...

  12. Prydz Hits U.K. No. 1 With Winwood Sample

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Swedish-born DJ Eric Prydz has the new No. 1 single on the U.K. chart with the club crossover "Call on Me" (Data/Ministry of Sound). Swedish-born DJ Eric Prydz has the new No. 1 single on the U.K. chart with the club crossover "Call o ...

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Usher, Madonna samples, Jessica Simpson and the state of radio with readers. USHERING IN A RECORD? Hi Fred! My name is Carlos. I live in Mexicali, Baja, Mexico, and since I remember I've been a fan of music and of Billboa ...

  14. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart achievements of George Strait, Jennifer Lopez, and Mariah Carey, and offers his top-10 songs of 2002. STRAIT TALK: Texas native George Strait scores his 38th No. 1 hit on Billboard's Hot Country Singles ...

  15. 30Tunes

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related television listings for July 22-28, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 22 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Bryan Adams, Ashanti, Nelly, Dee Dee, DJ Marky, D ...

  16. McClinton Angles For 'Room To Breathe'

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran roots singer Delbert McClinton will release a new album, "Room to Breathe," Sept. 24 on New West Records. McClinton co-produced the album with Gary Nicholson, with whom the artist has collabor Veteran roots singer Delbert McClinton ...

  17. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren ...

  18. Gates' 'Melody' Goes Three For Three

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Teenager Gareth Gates secured a third week at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (April 7) with his cover of "Unchained Melody" (S/BMG). With a third week at the top, Gates matches the achievem Teenager Gareth Gates secured a third ...

  19. Spin

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Darren Hayes' move outside the circle of former group Savage Garden reveals a singer/songwriter who wants to raise spirits, embrace romance and sexuality, and unapologetically celebrate '80s pop. Darren Hayes' move outside the circle ...

  20. 'NOW 9' Takes Hits To The Top

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four new albums bow at the top of The Billboard 200 this week, led by the chart topping debut of the ninth volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" compilation series. The 20-track Universal/EMI/ Four new albums bow at the top of ...

  21. A New Pop Idol Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One BMG-signed "Pop Idol" replaced another at the top of the U.K. singles chart yesterday (March 24), as Gareth Gates went straight to No. 1 with his version of "Unchained Melody." The 17-year-old Gat One BMG-signed "Pop Ido ...

  22. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Ray Stevens, Savage Garden, and Ja Rule. EVEN STEVENS: Thirty years and one month after he made his debut on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, Ray Stevens is back. The artist born in Clarksdale, Ga., enters at No. 29 ...

  23. Jackson Trades Places With J. Lo At No. 1

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Valentine's Day and the extended U.S. President's Day weekend led music retailers to their strongest week this year, and Alan Jackson's "Drive" took full advantage. The Arista Nashville set cruises ba Valentine's Day an ...

  24. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Savage Garden, Mary J. Blige, and "Star Academy." HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW: Until this week, the longest chart run for a song in the history of Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart was 123 weeks, a record held ...

  25. Kirkpatrick 'N Sync With Fashion

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Popular music has a history of influencing fashion, and 'N Sync member Chris Kirkpatrick is keeping that synergy alive. Kirkpatrick's clothing line, FuMan Skeeto, had its runway debut Monday night in Popular music has a history of influenc ...

  26. Star-Studded 'What's Going On' Disc Due

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of Marvin Gaye's classic single "What's Going On" will be released Oct. 30 via Columbia. Originally lanned for release tomorrow (Oct. A disc of wide-ranging mixes ...

  27. Savage Garden Confirms Split

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Australian pop duo Savage Garden, which over four years sold 20 million copies worldwide of its two albums -- "Savage Garden" and "Affirmation" -- has split. Singer Darren Hayes broke the news to Aust Australian pop duo Savage Ga ...

  28. Savage Garden's Hayes Working On Solo Album

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Savage Garden's Darren Hayes has begun work on a solo album in a San Francisco studio. He says that he and his bandmate, Daniel Jones, are not broken up, despite rumors to the contrary. "We're on a hi Savage Garden's Darren Hayes ...

  29. Powderfinger, Killing Heidi Top Oz APRA Awards

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock bands Powderfinger and Killing Heidi were big winners at the Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA) music awards, presented last night (May 28) at Sydney's Randwick Pavilion. Powderfinge Rock bands Powderfinger and Killing Heidi w ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Tom Waits, On The Bricks, Keiko Matsui

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Tom Waits, On The Bricks festival, Keiko Matsui Tom Waits was honored with the Founders Award at the 18th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held Monday in Beverly Hills, Calif., Billboard Bulletin reports. The song of the year award went to &qu ...

  31. Chambers, Amorosi Top Oz's APRA Nominations

    May 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kasey Chambers and Vanessa Amorosi lead the nominees for this year's Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards, to be handed out May 28 in Sydney, Billboard Bulletin reports. Both are up Kasey Chambers and Vanessa Amorosi lead the ...