1. Kiki Dee

    Kiki Dee

    1 Albums, 1 Songs

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    • The Best of Kiki Dee
  2. Business Matters: Vacuous Pop Music Was Never the Problem

    July 12, 2012 8:18 PM EDT Vacuous Pop Music Was Never the Problem -- The weakest criticism of the music business is the prevalence of vacuous pop music is responsible for its sorry state. In fact, a year doesn't go by in which that statement, or something similar, is ...

  3. Weekly Chart Notes: Adele, Def Leppard, George Strait

    June 17, 2011 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 CHART ROYALTY: By notching a sixth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , Adele 's "Rolling in the Deep" passes Lulu's five-week 1967 leader "To Sir With Love" and trails only Olivia Newton-John 's "Physical ...

  4. Weekly Chart Notes: Far*East Movement, Lil Wayne, Suzanne Vega

    October 21, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 With numerous laudable achievements on an array of Billboard charts this week, keeping track of the most notable feats requires a bit of organization. Chart Beat presents, then, an easy A-to-Z guide of the week in Billboard surveys. (Permission is s ...

  5. Mraz and Caillat's 'Lucky' Gets 'Glee' Treatment

    October 13, 2010 11:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was a battle of the couples in last night's episode of " Glee ," appropriately titled "Duets." The glee club paired up this week to compete for a free dinner at Breadsticks, which sounds like the "Glee" universe ...

  6. 'Glee' Covers 'I Want To Hold Your Hand,' 'Papa, Can You Hear Me?'

    October 06, 2010 12:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Things took a turn for the spiritual on last night's (Oct. 5) episode of "Glee" when Finn (played by Cory Monteith) discovered an imprint of Jesus' face on his grilled cheese sandwich. Finn's new found religion and Kurt Humm ...

  7. Ask Billboard: 'N Sync and Gulf War Songs

    April 10, 2009 2:05 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. TAKE TWO, TAKE TWO Hi Gary, I enj ...

  8. March 6, 2009

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Peggy DeCastro of the DeCastro Sisters dies of lung cancer at the age of 82. 2000 – Bonnie Raitt, Earth, Wind & Fire, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Lovin’ Spoonful and the Moonglows are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Clapto ...

  9. This Day in Music

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural causes. He is 81. Byrd is known as one of the first to introduce electric guitar to country music. 2001 - Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural caus ...

  10. Hot 100 Anniversary: Most No. 1s By Artist

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As part of Billboard's celebration of the Hot 100's 50th anniversary, we present a listing of each of the No. 1s by the artists who scored the most in the chart's history. Includes artist name, numbe As part of Billboard's celebr ...

  11. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - In the wake of its prerelease leak, the new Pearl Jam single, "World Wide Suicide," becomes available for free download without digital rights management restrictions from the band's Web site. 2006 - In the wake of its prerelea ...

  12. Manilow Gets Jazzy For Hallmark Holiday Album

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barry Manilow is bringing us more than "The Greatest Songs of the Seventies" this fall. In fact, the singing, songwriting piano man tells Billboard.com that "I'm like Starbucks; you're not gonna be ab Barry Manilow is bringi ...

  13. This Day in Music

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural causes. He is 81. Byrd is known as one of the first to introduce electric guitar to country music. 2001 - Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural caus ...

  14. Elton Goes Digital, Celebrates Live Milestone

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sir Elton John's career-spanning catalog of more than 30 albums will be available as digital downloads for the first time from March 26. Apple's iTunes Music Store will have the exclusive through Apri Sir Elton John's career-spanning ...

  15. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - In the wake of its prerelease leak, the new Pearl Jam single, "World Wide Suicide," becomes available for free download without digital rights management restrictions from the band's Web site. 2006 - In the wake of its prerelea ...

  16. This Day in Music

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The 7-year-old son of Grammy-winning producer Bill Bottrell falls to his death from a cliff on the Mendocino County coast in Northern California. Bottrell's son, William, wanders away la 2001 - Guitarist William Lewis ...

  17. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Oasis' Liam Gallagher is charged in an Australian court after he allegedly headbutted a fan, breaking the fan's nose. Gallagher, the British group's lead singer, is charged with assault 2000 - Rapper Foxy Bro ...

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. THE WAY WE WERE Dear Fred, Comparing and ranking today's music with those [songs] in the real rock era (1955-1990) is not just. Chart methodology has changed a lot since 1991. Due to new chart formulas, ...

  19. This Day in Music

    August 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The 7-year-old son of Grammy-winning producer Bill Bottrell falls to his death from a cliff on the Mendocino County coast in Northern California. Bottrell's son, William, wanders away la 2001 - Guitarist William Lewis ...

  20. CHART BEAT

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Bo Bice, Elton John, Mary Mary, Chris Hillman, A&M and more. BO CLOCKS IN AT NO. 1: There's good news and bad news for fourth season "American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice, but it all a ...

  21. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Rapper Foxy Brown is treated for minor injuries following a car accident in Brooklyn in which her car hits a fence. Police discover that Brown is driving with a suspended license and ord 2000 - Rapper Foxy Brown is treated ...

  22. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of a host of veteran artists, as well as Beyoncé & Sean Paul, Erykah Badu and Patty Loveless. LIVING IN THE PAST: After taking a look at this week's Billboard charts, I wouldn't blame you ...

  23. Elton, Darkness Lead U.K. Charts

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John has achieved only the third solo No. 1 of his 32-year U.K. chart career, with a song recorded 26 years ago. Elton John has achieved only the third solo No. 1 of his 32-year U.K. chart career, with a song recorded 26 years ago. "Are Y ...

  24. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Norwegian artists, Celia Cruz, Elton John and more with readers. IDOL, NORWEGIAN STYLE Hi Fred, I've been a fan of yours for a long time, ever since I first bought "The Billboard Book of Number One Hits" about 1 ...

  25. This Day in Music

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural causes. He is 81. Byrd is known as one of the first to introduce electric guitar to country music. 2001 - Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashvi ...

  26. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Rapper Foxy Brown is treated for minor injuries following a car accident in Brooklyn in which her car hits a fence. Police discover that Brown is driving with a suspended license and ord 2000 - Rapper Foxy Brown is treated ...

  27. CHART BEAT Bonus

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of Elton John and Las Ketchup. 'WORD' UP (AND DOWN): It's the least interesting chart week of the year, as radio tucks away the holiday songs for another 12 months and recaps th ...

  28. This Day in Music

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural causes. He is 81. Byrd is known as one of the first to introduce electric guitar to country music. 2001 - Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashvi ...

  29. John Paul Jones Summons 'Thunder'

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones will release a new album in the U.K. on Feb. 18 and take part in a charity concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday (Jan. 27), both featuring special guest Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones will ...