1. Britney Spears May Go 'Grimier' With New Album, Says Dr. Luke

    November 04, 2010 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald, the producer behind pop smashes like Ke$ha 's "TiK ToK" and Katy Perry 's "California Gurls," talked about the secrets to his chart achievements in a keynote Q&A at the Billboar ...

  2. Ask Billboard: As Years Go By

    August 06, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 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 ...

  3. Chart Beat Thursday: Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Sting

    July 22, 2010 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 'LOVE' IS ...: As previously reported , Eminem 's "Love the Way You Lie" rises 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , becoming the rapper's fourth chart leader. The song's coronation is likewise noteworthy for featured art ...

  4. Kylie Minogue Tops U.K. Album Chart

    July 12, 2010 7:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty-two years after her first U.K. No. 1 album, Kylie Minogue scored her fifth with "Aphrodite" (Parlophone/EMI), while pop band JLS debuted atop the singles chart with "The Club Is Alive" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment). The ...

  5. Katy Perry Breaks Chart Record, Taio Cruz Breaks Hearts with Ke$ha

    June 29, 2010 5:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 In Tuesday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Katy Perry 's "California Gurls" has broken the record for most weekly radio plays in the history of the Billboard Pop Songs airplay chart, logging just under 12 ...

  6. Ask Billboard: Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga

    June 25, 2010 5:25 PM EDT 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. PERRY POWER Hi Gary, With Katy Pe ...

  7. Drake Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 23, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 D rake 's "Thank Me Later" bows, as expected, with an eye-popping 447,000 copies at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the third-best sales week of the year for a single album. LISTEN TO ...

  8. Chart Beat Thursday: "Glee" Gleans 2nd No. 1

    May 27, 2010 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 TV SETS: With an album that opens with a cover of the Beatles ' "Hello Goodbye," the "Glee" cast breaks a Billboard 200 record that the Fab Four had held for almost 44 years. Just four weeks after the troupe topped the Billb ...

  9. Usher's 'OMG' Stands Pat Atop Hot 100, Miley Tames Top 10

    May 27, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U sher continues his Billboard Hot 100 dominance as "OMG" rolls to a third non-consecutive week atop the chart. The title also reclaims the No. 1 spot on the Digital Songs tally with 236,000 downloads (down 2%), according to Nielsen SoundS ...

  10. Chart Beat Wednesday: Katy Perry, Usher, Muse

    May 26, 2010 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 NORTHERN 'CALIFORNIA': Katy Perry 's "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg , registers the Pop Songs chart's greatest gain in airplay in more than five years, blasting from No. 23 to 12. (All charts will be refreshed ...

  11. Bieber's Back at No. 1 On Billboard 200

    May 19, 2010 11:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a fourth non-consecutive week at the top. But he does so with just a little over 60,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan, marking the se ...