1. IU Talks First US Performance, New Album & 'Modern Family' at KCON 2014: Video Interview

    August 13, 2014 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Without a doubt, one of the most exciting aspects of KCON 2014 was K-pop's solo superstar IU  performing her first-ever performance in America. Backstage at the festival, the K-Pop Hot 100 all-time leader  talks to Billboard about her experienc ...

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  3. Rihanna Tops UK Album Chart; 'Now! That's What I Call Music 83' Has 2012's Best Sales Week

    November 26, 2012 6:36 AM EST Rihanna's "Unapologetic" (Def Jam/Universal) sold nearly 100,000 copies last week to debut at No. 1 on yesterday's new U.K. album chart. But the real sales story of the week, and the year, came in the less-publicized compilatio ...

  4. Michael Bolton: Recording Duets Album was 'Like Giving Birth 21 Times'

    July 07, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Bolton says his latest album, "Gems -- The Duets Collection," was "like giving birth 21 times or something." And it wasn't initially planned as a duets album, either. Bolton tells Billboard.com that he was thinking d ...

  5. Adele Smashes Madonna's U.K. Chart Record in 10th Week at No. 1

    April 04, 2011 8:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 With XL Recordings' Adele continuing to rewrite the U.K. album sales record book, Jennifer Lopez scored her third No. 1 single in the territory yesterday (Sunday) with "On The Floor" (Def Jam/Universal), featuring Pitbull . Adele' ...

  6. Jessie J Earns No. 1 U.K. Single with 'Price Tag'

    February 07, 2011 10:35 AM EST 0 0 0 British pop-R&B breakthrough artist Jessie J scored her first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday as "Price Tag" (Lava/Universal Island), featuring B.o.B , debuted at the top. Adele 's "21" (XL Recordings) started a second week ...

  7. The Verve Storms To No. 1 U.K. Debut

    September 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The reunited Verve delivered a No. 1 U.K. album for Parlophone/EMI yesterday (Aug. 31) as "Forth" debuted at the top. In a double for EMI labels, Virgin's Katy Perry started a fourth week at the singl The reunited Verve delivered a No ...

  8. 'X-Factor' Alums Rule U.K. Holiday Charts

    December 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Domination of the Christmas U.K. charts by ITV's "The X-Factor" was completed yesterday (Dec. 23), as 18-year-old Scottish singer Leon Jackson, who won the final of the contest on Dec. 15 and had his Domination of the Christmas U.K. c ...

  9. Melua/Cassidy Duet Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An "electronic duet" charity version of Louis Armstrong's 1968 U.K. No. 1 "What a Wonderful World" by Katie Melua and the late Eva Cassidy has repeated the feat of the original and gone to the top of An "electronic duet ...

  10. Tesco Deal Sets Melua Up For 'Wonderful' Christmas

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST A duet between late U.S. vocalist Eva Cassidy and U.K. singer-songwriter Katie Melua has become the first single to top the British charts on sales through a solitary retailer. The duet topped the Official U.K. Chart Co. listing when it was unveil ...

  11. Chuck Brown Gets Back To 'Business'

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The untimely death of Eva Cassidy struck a deep chord with Chuck Brown. Washington, D.C.'s godfather of go-go had teamed with the pop/jazz singer on the 1995 release "The Other Side." "After we lost h The untimely death of Eva Ca ...

  12. Amazon.com Names Music 'Hall of Famers'

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Initiative part of retail giant's 10th anniversary celebration To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Amazon.com has compiled a 'Hall of Fame' music list of artists, based on their total sales with the online retailer. For Amazon, thi ...

  13. Blix Street Sues Eva Cassidy Parents

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Blix Street Records has sued the parents of the late vocalist Eva Cassidy and a film producer, alleging that they breached rights to the singer's recordings held by the label. Blix Street Records has sued the parents of the late vocalist Eva ...

  14. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra S ...

  15. 'Love Actually' Brims With Music

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dido, Norah Jones, Justin Timberlake and Kelly Clarkson are among the artists contributing tracks to the "Love Actually" soundtrack. Due Nov. 11 via J Records, the set features veteran artists such as Dido, Norah Jones, Justin Timberlake a ...

  16. American Tune

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eva Cassidy's tragic death from melanoma in 1996—five years before her posthumously released album "Songbird" brought her international fame—sadly ended her recording career before it re Eva Cassidy's tragic death from melanoma i ...

  17. No Stopping Blu On U.K. Chart

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blu Cantrell's "Breathe" featuring Sean Paul (Arista) continues to repel all threats to its supremacy on the U.K. singles chart as it started a fourth week at No. 1. Eva Cassidy's "American Tune" (Bli Blu Cantrell' ...

  18. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    August 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar , Dashboard Confessional 2. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 3. New York City , The Peter Malick Group Featuring Norah Jones 4. American Tune , Eva Cassidy 5. Vans Wa ...

  19. Cantrell, Cassidy Maintain U.K. Chart Control

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A close-fought battle for the U.K.'s No. 1 singles crown this week was won by Blu Cantrell's "Breathe" featuring Sean Paul (Arista), which tops the chart for the third week. A close-fought battle for the U.K.'s No. 1 singles ...

  20. Hot Product

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- A new album from Chris Carrabba-led rock act Dashboard Confessional, "A Mark, a Mission, a Brand, a Scar" (Vagrant), featuring the single "Hands Down." -- L ...

  21. Imagine

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blix Street founder Bill Straw continues to keep the late Songbird sensation Eva Cassidy's eternal flame burning with a set of unreleased material left over from various sessions that again exhibit he Blix Street founder Bill Straw continues to ...

  22. Dixie Chicks 'Home' Again At No. 1

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For a second week in a row, the Dixie Chicks continue their residency atop The Billboard 200. Despite a 53% decline in sales to 367,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the country trio's "Home" For a second week in a row, the D ...

  23. Eminem Gets On With The 'Show' At No. 1

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Eminem reigns once again on The Billboard 200 as "The Eminem Show" (Web/Aftermath/Interscope) posts its sixth non-consecutive week at No. 1 on the chart. The album made the move in spite of a 4 Rapper Eminem reigns once again on The ...

  24. Blazin' Squad, Cassidy Overtake U.K. Charts

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blazin' Squad, an aggregation of 10 16-year-old friends, crashed in at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Aug. 25) with "Crossroads" (East West), a version of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's 1996 hit " Blazin' Squad, an ...

  25. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Creed, Usher, Shaggy, and No Doubt. TWICE THE CREED: For the third time in the last eight years, one act occupies the top two slots on Billboard's Top Pop Catalog Albums chart. Creed, whose "Weathered" (Wind-up) ...

  26. Epic Preps 'The Classic Chillout'

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tracks from a diverse roster of artists, including Moby, Dido, Sade, Charlotte Church, the late Eva Cassidy, and Maxwell, will be found on "The Classic Chillout Album," due March 26 from Epic. The col Tracks from a diverse roster of artist ...

  27. Gordon Haskell Set To Surprise In U.K.

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 single can be as calculated as the pop industry itself. But it can always redeem itself with a left-field surprise. This year, that surprise arrives in the form The race for the U.K.'s Christmas No.1 ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Eva Cassidy, Trey Anastasio, Aphex Twin

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on Eva Cassidy, Trey Anastasio, Aphex Twin ABC-TV's "Nightline" will rebroadcast its profile of the late singer Eva Cassidy tomorrow night (July 4), Billboard Bulletin reports. It will mark one of the few times the popular new ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Guns N' Roses, Eva Cassidy, Sawyer Brown

    May 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Guns N' Roses, Eva Cassidy, Sawyer Brown, Everly Brothers Guns N' Roses has begun rescheduling the summer European tour canceled due to health concerns relating to guitarist Buckethead. Merck Mercuriadis of Sanctuary Music Manageme ...

  30. Hear'Say Is 'Pure' On U.K. Singles Chart

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hear'Say's "Pure And Simple" (Polydor) retained the No. 1 position on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (March 25). "It Wasn't Me" by Shaggy featuring Ricardo "Rikrok" Ducent (MCA) made an unusual retu Hea ...

  31. Hear'Say Causes Commotion On U.K. Singles Chart

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Registering the third highest first-week in U.K. singles chart history, pop quintet Hear'Say soared to No. 1 yesterday (March 18) with its debut Polydor release, "Pure And Simple." Thanks to unprecede Registering the third highest fir ...

  32. Daft Punk Just Misses Landmark Chart Debut

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With an impressive No. 2 debut, electronica duo Daft Punk fell just short of becoming the first French act to enter the U.K. album chart at the top. Despite selling more than 50,000 units and topping With an impressive No. 2 debut, electronica duo D ...

  33. Westlife Return To Form On U.K. Singles Chart

    March 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Westlife is back in familiar territory at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. The group's cover of Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl," released for the Comic Relief charity, went straight to No. 1 this week, sel Westlife is back in familiar ...

  34. Atomic Kitten Stuns U.K. With 4th Week At No. 1

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Atomic Kitten yesterday (Feb. 25) extended its astonishing run on top of the U.K. singles chart, as "Whole Again" (Innocent/Virgin) began a fourth week at the top. The female trio's hit fended off the Atomic Kitten yesterday (Feb. 25) ...

  35. U.S. Acts Storm U.K. Singles Chart

    February 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 By a slim margin, Atomic Kitten's "Whole Again" (Innocent/Virgin) stayed at the top of the U.K. singles chart, preventing American rock act Wheatus from enjoying a spectacular start to their British c By a slim margin, Atomic Kitten&# ...

  36. Bizkit Succumbs To Girl Power On U.K. Chartsy

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 British girl power has ended Limp Bizkit's supremacy on the U.K.'s singles and album charts after just seven days. Female trio Atomic Kitten knocked Limp Bizkit off the top of the singles chart, while British girl power has ended Limp Bizk ...