1. Rewinding the Charts: 27 Years Ago, Tiffany Was 'Alone' Atop the Hot 100

    November 07, 2014 9:05 AM EST It remains one of the shrewdest marketing campaigns in music history: In 1987, Tiffany Renee Darwish, better-known as Tiffany (then 16), performed shows in shopping malls across the United States to promote her self-titled debut MCA album. By visi ...

  2. This Week In Billboard Chart History: In 1976, The Bee Gees Celebrate With 'Dancing'

    August 25, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 This week in 38 years ago, the trio led the first Dance Club Songs chart. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Katy Perry, the Notorious B.I.G. and Debbie Gibson Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of B ...

  3. Rewinding The Charts: In 1988, Debbie Gibson Bopped To The Top

    June 25, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 On this date, the then-17-year-old high schooler-turned-pop star became the youngest female artist to write, produce and perform a Hot 100 No. 1 Twenty-six years ago, while most high school seniors likely were looking for a summer job, one precociou ...

  4. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Evanescence's 'Bring Me To Life' Tops Alternative Songs

    March 24, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 7 2 0 This week in 2003, the band crowned the chart with its breakthrough smash. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Michael Jackson, the Supremes and the all-star Voices That Care Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seve ...

  5. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Michael Jackson Moonwalks To No. 1 With 'Billie Jean'

    March 03, 2014 8:05 AM EST .583 k 4 This week in 1983, Jackson began a seven-week Hot 100 command with one of his signature songs. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Adele, Debbie Gibson and Britney Spears Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than ...

  6. Debbie Gibson Q&A: Celebrating 25 Years Of 'Electric Youth'

    January 24, 2014 9:05 AM EST 3.002 k 57 1 On Jan. 24, 1989, Gibson released her sophomore album. It would spend five weeks atop the Billboard 200 and yield the Hot 100 No. 1 'Lost in Your Eyes.' On the set's 25th anniversary, Gibson reflects on its success and reveals ...

  7. Ask Billboard: Why Aren't Power Ballads So Powerful Anymore?

    November 29, 2013 4:05 PM EST An analysis of why slow songs ruled top 40 in the late '80s but don't, for the most part, now. Plus, Hall & Oates' top 10 hits and Tom Wopat, 'Luke Duke' himself, stops by As always, submit your questions about Billb ...

  8. Ask Billboard: The #PraiseTheLorde Edition

    October 04, 2013 2:05 PM EDT As 'Royals' reaches the top of the Hot 100 this week, readers weigh in for an-all Lorde 'Ask Billboard' mailbag. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . ...

  9. Debbie Gibson Charts Her Five Favorite Songs

    June 25, 2013 10:05 AM EDT The singer gets lost in her numerous hits and ranks her five favorites, from No. 5 to No. 1 At Billboard, we like to think we know a little bit (and hopefully a lot more) about how to create a songs chart. But, artists themselves have a unique ...

  10. Chiller Theatre 2013: A Video Diary

    May 28, 2013 10:05 AM EDT Chart Beat chats with Cheap Trick's Robin Zander, Debbie Gibson, the Monkees' Peter Tork and other beloved entertainers at the music, movie and TV star convention "People don't want to meet you. They want you to meet them.&qu ...

  11. A History Of Hit Piano Ballads On The Hot 100

    April 10, 2013 1:30 PM EDT Bruno Mars' new Hot 100 leader 'When I Was Your Man' joins Adele's 2011 smash 'Someone Like You' as the only piano-and-vocal-exclusive No. 1s in the chart's 54-year history. Amid a boom of hi-NRG EDM club anthe ...

  12. 'Rock of Ages': Tom Cruise Called Cameron Crowe for History Lesson

    June 11, 2012 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 At Hollywood Premiere, Cast & Crew Marvel at Actor's Transformation Into 'Sexy Rock n' Roll Monster' Hollywood transformed into an 80's version of The Sunset Strip on Friday as stars arrived for the premiere of "Roc ...

  13. Musicians Hit Sour Note on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

    April 02, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Debbie Gibson, Dee Snider fired and Aubrey O'Day storms off, leaving Clay Aiken the show's lone survivor (maybe?) among musical acts. Sunday night will go down as the day the music (maybe/mostly) died on the 2012 season of NBC's " ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 1000 No. 1s: Watch Debbie Gibson Chat About Topping The Hot 100

    December 07, 2011 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 chartArticle_ignore 1000 No. 1s Video Series Day 5: Debbie Gibson Talks About Topping the Hot 100 2011 was the year that Billboard celebrated the 1000th No. 1 song on the Hot 100. As we look back on this year in music, we're celebrating that mi ...

  16. 1000 No.1s: Debbie Gibson

    1000 No.1s: Debbie Gibson

    December 07, 2011 6:06 PM EST 0 0 0 Debbie Gibson discusses her two No.1 Hits "Foolish Beat" and "Lost In Your Eyes". interview , 1000 No.1s , Debbie Gibson , Debbie Gibson , Debbie Gibson , Interview Videos Debbie Gibson Debbie Gibson Interview ...

  17. Is Adele's 'Someone Like You' The First No. 1 Piano-And-Vocal-Only Ballad?

    September 13, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 H ello Gary! I was amazed (and very, very happy) that Adele 's wonderful and mesmerizing ballad "Someone Like You" has made it all the way to the top of the Hot 100 , helped by her incredible performance at the MTV Video Music Awards ...

  18. Katy Perry Makes Hot 100 History: Ties Michael Jackson's Record

    August 17, 2011 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry becomes the first woman, and second artist overall following Michael Jackson , in the 53-year history of the Billboard Hot 100 to send five songs from an album to No. 1, as "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" becomes the fifth chart ...

  19. Debbie Gibson, Tiffany Talk 'Journey Through the '80s' Tour

    August 02, 2011 5:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 '80s teen queens Debbie Gibson and Tiffany kicked off their "Journey Through the '80s" collaborative tour by performing Friday (July 29) in New York's Central Park on ABC's "Good Morning America" as part of th ...

  20. Debbie Gibson: Co-Star Katy Perry 'Raising The Bar' With 'Last Friday Night' Video

    June 15, 2011 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 K aty Perry 's video for "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" not only sports cameos from such Generation Y stars as Rebecca Black , Darren Criss and Kevin McHale, but it also pays tribute to those who know that before it was the title of a ...

  21. Katy Perry Parties With Rebecca Black, 'Glee' Cast in 'Last Friday Night' Video

    June 13, 2011 1:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 In her new video for "Last Friday Night (TGIF)," Katy Perry is having a full-on John Hughes moment. In addition to the video's glorious '80s teen flick feeling, "Last Friday Night" features an onslaught of truly random ...

  22. Ask Billboard: Who Could Break "Glee"'s Record?

    February 18, 2011 6:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. 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 co ...

  23. Chaka Khan, Debbie Gibson Make Cameos at Billboard Japan Awards

    February 07, 2011 12:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Japan held its second annual Music Awards at the Tokyo Midtown complex in Roppongi, in central Tokyo, with live performances taking place both at the ceremony and at the Billboard Live venue, which were broadcast on a large screen at the a ...

  24. Five More '80s Teen Pop Stars

    February 01, 2011 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 After quite impressing the 15-year-old me by interviewing Debbie Gibson and Tiffany , as the singers promoted the Jan. 29 premiere of their tongue-in-cheek Syfy film "Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid," it dawned that fellow youthful artists enjoye ...

  25. Video: Debbie Gibson and Tiffany Talk Campy Syfy Film, Pop

    January 28, 2011 1:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Seeing Debbie Gibson and Tiffany together doesn't cause double-takes only for fans. Even the '80s teen queens themselves find humor in appearing side-by-side as they promote their new TV movie, "Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid," which p ...

  26. Debbie Gibson & Tiffany I Billboard.com

    Debbie Gibson & Tiffany I Billboard.com

    January 28, 2011 1:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Debbie Gibson & Tiffany discuss their very first collaboration. interview , Deborah Gibson , Tiffany , featuredVideo5 , Debbie Gibson , Tiffany I Billboard , Deborah Gibson , Interview , Tiffany Videos Debbie Gibson Tiffany I Billboard Deborah G ...

  27. Debbie Gibson, Tiffany Preview Syfy Film In New York

    January 25, 2011 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Last night (Jan. 24), '80s teen queens Debbie Gibson and Tiffany celebrated the release of their two-decades-in-the-making TV movie, "Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid," which premieres on Syfy Saturday (Jan. 29). The pair, whom Gibson dubbed ...

  28. 1980s Pop Star Tiffany Outs NKOTB's Jonathan Knight As Gay

    January 24, 2011 1:41 PM EST 0 0 0 Eighties pop star Tiffany publicly outed New Kids On the Block member Jonathan Knight late last week -- but she claims she "really didn't know that was the wrong thing to say." While appearing on Bravo's "What What Happens L ...

  29. 'Barbra Streisand': What's In A Name?

    October 19, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Iconic entertainer Barbra Streisand has charted three times on Dance/Club Play Songs. In 1979, she reached No. 13 with "The Main Event/Fight" and No. 1 for four weeks with the Donna Summer duet "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)." ...

  30. Weekly Chart Notes: Ke$ha, Katy Perry, Michael Jackson

    September 02, 2010 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 UNUSUAL FAME, OUT OF THE BLUE: Ke$ha becomes the 11th solo female to collect at least four Billboard Hot 100 top 10s from a debut album in the chart's 52-year history, as "Take It Off," from her introductory set "Animal," pr ...

  31. Deborah Gibson Celebrates 40th Birthday

    August 31, 2010 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 FOUNTAIN OF 'YOUTH': An artist who spent a hefty portion of her teens in the Billboard Hot 100's top 40 celebrates her 40th birthday today. Deborah Gibson was born Aug. 31, 1970 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Billed as Debbie Gibson, the pop singe ...

  32. Debbie Gibson And Tiffany Scuffle In SyFy Movie

    July 29, 2010 4:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's battle of the '80s teen pop princesses! In the recently released preview of the SyFy original movie "Mega Python vs. Gatoroid," former mall-scene queens Debbie Gibson and Tiffany throw down in the middle of a fancy dinner pa ...

  33. Electric Youth Revisited, After All This Time

    June 29, 2010 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last week, the news came out of the blue. As previously reported , the Syfy network has cast Debbie Gibson and Tiffany in an upcoming original film, "Mega Python vs. Gatoroid." The movie begins filming today, according to Gibson's Twi ...

  34. Tiffany, Debbie Gibson To Battle In Syfy Movie

    June 24, 2010 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Syfy has cast 1980s pop-star rivals Debbie Gibson and Tiffany in one of the network's signature Saturday night original movies. Yes, they will fight. The network promises an epic battle between the former teen pop idols, who will star in " ...

  35. Debbie Gibson, Tiffany To Battle In Syfy Movie

    June 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Syfy has cast 1980s pop-star rivals Debbie Gibson and Tiffany in one of the network's signature Saturday night original movies. The network promises an epic battle between the former teen pop stars, who will co-star in "Mega Python vs. G ...

  36. March 14, 2009

    March 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – The Stone Temple Pilots announce they are reuniting for one final tour. 2005 – Buddy Guy, Percy Sledge, the O’Jays, the Pretenders and U2 are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 1995 – Tupac Shakur’s album, “Me Against the World,” ...

  37. Chart Beat: Flo Rida, Atlantic, Mac McAnally

    February 19, 2009 4:11 PM EST 0 0 0 SPINNING THE 'RIGHT' STUFF: If it had happened less than two years ago, this week's 58-1 leap for Flo Rida's "Right Round" (Poe Boy/Atlantic) would have set the record for the biggest jump to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot ...

  38. Atlantic Rules Hot 100 With Flo Rida, T.I.

    February 19, 2009 11:04 AM EST 0 0 0 Two big moves on the Billboard Hot 100 give Atlantic Records ownership of the top two positions. As reported yesterday , a 58-1 rush puts "Right Round" by Flo Rida on top, while a 9-2 jump pushes "Dead and Gone" by T.I. featuring ...

  39. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Brazilian recording artist Gilberto Gil is honored as the 2003 Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Person of the Year. 2003 - Brazilian recording artist Gilberto Gil is honored as the 2003 Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences ...

  40. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from the skimpy getups of her past. 2006 - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, weari ...

  41. This Day in Music

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - It is announced by his family that Ricardo Cane, singer of Afro-Cuban rumba band Los Munequitos de Matanzas, died earlier in the month of a heart condition in his hometown of Matanzas, Cuba. He 2003 - It is announced by his family that Ricard ...

  42. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michael Jackson not guilty of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian singer/songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that his so 2001 - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michae ...

  43. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Brazilian recording artist Gilberto Gil is honored as the 2003 Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Person of the Year. 2003 - Brazilian recording artist Gilberto Gil is honored as the 2003 Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences ...

  44. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from the skimpy getups of her past. 2006 - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, weari ...

  45. This Day in Music

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - It is announced by his family that Ricardo Cane, singer of Afro-Cuban rumba band Los Munequitos de Matanzas, died earlier in the month of a heart condition in his hometown of Matanzas, Cuba. He 2003 - It is announced by his family that Ricard ...

  46. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michael Jackson not guilty of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian singer/songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that his so 2001 - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michae ...

  47. Industry Icon Ahmet Ertegun Dies At 83

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun died today (Dec. 14) at New York's Weill Cornell Medical Center. He was 83. Ertegun was critically injured when he fell backstage at a Rolling Stones concert Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun di ...

  48. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Sir Rudolph Bing, the autocratic impressario who propelled New York's Metropolitan Opera to new heights in popularity and artistic achievement during 22 years as general manager, dies at 2003 - Brazilian recording arti ...

  49. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none" ...

  50. Chart Beat

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses top 30 singles, Ashlee Simpson, Debbie Gibson, the Cyrus family and more! VISIBILITY: There have been more debuts inside the top 30 of The Billboard Hot 100 in 2006 than any other year in this millennium. Ashlee Simpson's "I ...

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