1. Chart Highlights: Cage The Elephant Returns To No. 1 On Rock Airplay, Alternative Songs

    November 11, 2013 7:30 PM EST 1.47 k 116 0 0 Cage the Elephant hits No. 1 on Rock Airplay and Alternative Songs, One Direction debuts on Pop Songs and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers ...

  2. Chart Highlights: Britney Spears Bows, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga Leap To No. 1

    September 23, 2013 5:15 PM EDT Britney Spears' 'Work B**ch!' blasts onto Pop Songs, while Katy Perry scores a record-tying No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs and Lady Gaga lands her lucky 13th No. 1 on Dance/Mix/Show Airplay Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a se ...

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  4. Rihanna Ties Janet Jackson For Second-Most Dance Club Songs No. 1s

    December 04, 2012 3:21 PM EST With 'Diamonds' topping the tally, Rihanna and Jackson trail only Madonna for the most No. 1s in the chart's 36-year history. With the rise of Rihanna's "Diamonds" to No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart, ...

  5. Rihanna Ties Janet Jackson For Second-Most Dance/Club Play Songs No. 1s

    December 03, 2012 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 With 'Diamonds' topping the tally, Rihanna and Jackson trail only Madonna for the most No. 1s in the chart's 36-year history. With the rise of Rihanna 's "Diamonds" to No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs cha ...

  6. Mariah Carey Scores Sweet 16th No. 1 On Dance/Club Play Songs

    October 12, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The diva is 'Triumphant' atop the tally once again. Mariah Carey 's "Triumphant (Get 'Em)" is aptly-titled, as the song becomes her 16th No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club/Play Songs chart. The new "American Idol ...

  7. Chart Highlights: 'Whistle' To 'Blow': Flo Rida, P!nk No. 1

    September 10, 2012 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Sunshine State rapper tops Pop Songs with 'Whistle,' while P!nk powers to No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs with 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss).' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find ...

  8. Single Reviews: Paloma Faith, Muse & More

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT PALOMA FAITH Picking Up the Pieces (4:04) Producer: Nellee Hooper Writers: P. Faith, W. Hector, T. Powell Publishers: various Epic "Picking Up the Pieces," off British songstress Paloma Faith's second album, "Fall to Grace" ...

  9. Madonna Notches 43rd No. 1 on Dance Club Songs Chart With 'Turn Up The Radio'

    August 27, 2012 10:54 AM EDT Madonna earns her record-extending 43rd No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart, as "Turn Up the Radio" lifts 2-1. (The ranking will refresh on Billboard.biz Thursday, Aug. 30.) "Radio" is Madonna's third Dance Cl ...

  10. Madonna Notches 43rd No. 1 on Dance/Club Play Songs

    August 27, 2012 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Queen of Pop reigns again with 'Turn Up the Radio,' extending her mark for the most leaders in the chart's archives. She also closes in on even bigger Billboard chart history. Madonna earns her record-extending 43rd No. 1 on Billb ...

  11. Madonna Scores Her 42nd - Yes, 42nd - No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs Chart

    April 09, 2012 4:24 PM EDT Madonna earns her record-extending 42nd No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart, as "Girl Gone Wild" zips 4-1. Madonna's 'MDNA' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200, Lionel Richie Bows at No. 2 The song is the second ...

  12. Madonna Notches 42nd No. 1 on Dance/Club Play Songs

    April 09, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Queen of Pop materializes at No. 1 with 'Girl Gone Wild,' extending her record for the most leaders in the chart's history. M adonna earns her record-extending 42nd No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart, as "G ...

  13. Katy Perry Lands 6th No. 1 From 'Dream' on the Mainstream Top 40 (Not Hot 100) Chart

    January 30, 2012 6:37 PM EST It's sweet six-cess for Katy Perry on the latest Billboard radio airplay charts. Perry's "The One That Got Away" lifts 2-1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Mainstream Top 40 tally to become the record-extending sixth No. 1 ...

  14. Katy Perry's Latest Chart Record: A 6th No. 1 From 'Dream' on the Pop Songs (Not Hot 100) Chart

    January 30, 2012 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 With 'The One That Got Away,' the album racks more records on the Pop and Adult Pop Songs radio airplay charts. It's sweet six-cess for Katy Perry on the latest Billboard radio airplay charts. Perry's "The One That Got Away& ...

  15. Katy Perry Notches Record Seventh No. 'One' From 'Teenage Dream' On Dance/Club Play Songs

    December 26, 2011 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 K aty Perry 's "Teenage Dream" becomes the first album to generate seven No. 1s on Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart, as "The One That Got Away" jumps 3-1. Here is a recap of Perry's seven titles from the set ...

  16. Weekly Chart Notes: Jimmy Buffett, Lady Gaga, Bill Cosby

    August 04, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 ROLLING IN THE 'DEEP': It seems safe to say that Jimmy Buffett 's decision to leave Billboard to become a full-time recording artist was the right one. (26 million in career album sales, dating to the 1991 advent of Nielsen SoundScan, ...

  17. Ask Billboard: Which Superstars Have Yet To Hit No. 1?

    June 03, 2011 6:55 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 ...

  18. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee' Cast, Rihanna, Steve Martin

    March 24, 2011 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 ORIGINALS SCORE: Writing its own songs (don't tell Sue Sylvester that her nemesis club enlisted the talents of Max Martin, Shellback and other high-profile professionals) not only led to New Directions' first victory at Regionals , but it ...

  19. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Bruno Mars, Decemberists

    January 27, 2011 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 HE'S THE GREATEST DANCER: Enrique Iglesias passes a King (of Pop) and a Prince for most No. 1s among solo males in the 34-year history of Dance/Club Play Songs . "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank ...

  20. Chart Beat Wednesday: Enrique Iglesias, Soundgarden, Daughtry

    August 18, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 AN HONOR FIT FOR A KING, AND A PRINCE: ... and now, Enrique Iglesias , too. With a 2-1 lift on Dance/Club Play Songs for "I Like It," Iglesias collects his seventh No. 1 on the chart, equaling Michael Jackson and Prince for most leaders am ...

  21. Chart Beat Wednesday: Diva Domination

    April 28, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 BEYONCE & LADY GAGA: After "Telephone," by Lady Gaga featuring Beyonce , topped Dance/Club Play Songs in February, "Video Phone" returns the superstar duo to the chart's top spot. The list's new leader credits the p ...

  22. The Power Of Kristine W

    March 02, 2010 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 This week, Kristine W scores her 15th No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart, as "The Power of Music" ascends 2-1. In the list's history, which dates to 1974, the performer is now tied with Mariah Carey for third-most t ...

  23. Chart Beat Wednesday: Hall & Oates Come On Over To The Country

    September 23, 2009 6:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 'SMILE,' YOU'RE ON COUNTRY SONGS: Jimmy Wayne nets the Hot Shot Debut on Country Songs with "Sara Smile," featuring the classic song's original performers, Daryl Hall & John Oates . The latter two artists, who make ...

  24. Chart Beat Wednesday: Kiss, Beyonce, David Gray

    September 02, 2009 12:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 KISS AND SAY HELLO: Kiss ends a 10-year absence from Billboard's rock airplay charts, as "Modern Day Delilah" debuts at No. 26 on the Heritage Rock survey (viewable every other week in the print issue of Billboard magazine). Not a bad ...

  25. Chart Beat Thursday: Reba, Black Eyed Peas, Daughtry

    August 27, 2009 3:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 IF YOU SEE HER (SHE'S PROBABLY AT NO. 1): Billboard's Country Albums chart first appeared in the magazine issue dated Jan. 11, 1964, and this week, the 45-year-old survey coronates a new queen. Reba McEntire claims her 11th No. 1 on Countr ...

  26. Black Eyed Peas Hold Top Spot On Hot 100

    August 27, 2009 11:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas sit at No. 1 on this week's Hot 100 yet again are with "I Gotta Feeling," extending the group's unprecedent run at the top of the chart to 21 weeks. Elsewhere on the chart, "Down," by Jay Sean featur ...

  27. Reba McEntire Nets Second No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT George Strait hands off the Billboard 200's top spot to fellow country veteran Reba McEntire as the diva lands her second No. 1 on the chart. Her "Keep On Loving You" concurrently debuts at No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart—her ...

  28. Chart Beat: Paula Abdul, 'Epiphany', Frank Sinatra and more!

    May 14, 2009 4:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 HEY PAULA (AND DAUGHTRY AND MICHAEL): Twenty years ago this week, Paula Abdul moved into the Billboard Hot 100 penthouse with her second No. 1, "Forever Your Girl." (Her first, "Straight Up," held on for a final frame at No. 90). ...

  29. Chart Beat:  Rascal Flatts, Miley Cyrus, Eminem, Jason Mraz

    April 16, 2009 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Beat now offers a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, when all of our online charts are refreshed with the latest data, Chart Beat appears as always in its full form, spotlighting achievements from ...

  30. Chart Beat: Rascal Flatts, Seal, Eminem

    April 15, 2009 12:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Beat now offers a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, when all of our online charts are refreshed with the latest data, Chart Beat appears as always in its full form, spotlighting achievements from ...

  31. Chart Beat: Kelly Clarkson, 'At Last,' Coldplay

    January 29, 2009 5:49 PM EST 0 0 0 THIS IS YOUR 'LIFE': For the second time in her career, Kelly Clarkson sets the record for the biggest leap to No. 1 on the Hot 100. This week she does it with a 97-1 bound for "My Life Would Suck Without You" (RCA), narrowly sur ...

  32. Chart Beat: Madonna, Pussycat Dolls, Beyonce

    December 29, 2008 11:42 AM EST 0 0 0 <img width="1" height="1" src="http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/images/spacer.gif" alt="" />A brand new Fred Bronson Chart Beat column will return the week of January 5, 2009 after a brief break to brin FR ...

  33. Chart Beat Chat

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Sheena Easton, Kristine W, Juanes and more! WHICH CAME FIRST, THE 'MORNING' OR THE 'MODERN'? Hi Fred, I love your Chart Beat column. This week you stated that Sheena Easton was the second solo female ...

  34. Chart Beat

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Rihanna, Christmas songs, Disney albums and more! DANCING IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT: Rihanna's latest dance single, "Shup Up and Drive" (SRP/Def Jam), shifts into first place on Hot Dance Club Play, giving the singer fr ...

  35. Chart Beat Chat

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses song origins, Mariah Carey, U.S. geography, birthdates, Ed Cobb and Kristine W with readers. BET THE NANNY OF McPHEE WOULD HAVE KNOWN Dear Fred, I have noticed that the younger generation in the entertainment field has no knowledge of ...

  36. Chart Beat

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paisley & Parton, the Red Headed Stranger, Kristine W and NIN make chart news. HERE SHE COMES AGAIN: After waiting patiently at No. 2 for two weeks, Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton capture the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart ...

  37. Chart Beat

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart news about Mariah Carey, Kristine W, James Blunt and Nelly, as well as Fred's top singles and albums of the year. GIFT-WRAPPED: For the first time in the short history of Billboard's Hot Digital Songs chart, a track that is not a cur ...

  38. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses dance artists, country singles, chart methodology, George Strait & more with readers. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN TOP THE DANCE CHART? Hi Fred, In your column last week you mentioned that on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart, Ma ...

  39. Hot Product

    June 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Patti LaBelle Classic Patti Soul diva Patti LaBelle revisits a host of favorites on her new album, "Classic Moments." Due this week via Def Soul Classics, the 13-track set is led by a duet with Mary J. Blige on Aretha Franklin's " ...

  40. LaBelle Offers Up 'Classic Moments' On New CD

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul diva Patti LaBelle revisits a host of favorites on her upcoming album, "Classic Moments." Soul diva Patti LaBelle revisits a host of favorites on her upcoming album, "Classic Moments." Due June 21 via Def Soul Classics, the ...

  41. Ask Billboard

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Madonna, Kristine W. and Tori Amos. 'REVISITING' MADONNA Keith, I wanted to inquire on the chart position/sales of Madonna's "Remixed & Revisited." I love the album, ...

  42. Fly Again

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shortly after the release of her 2000 sophomore album, "Stronger," Kristine W. was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Shortly after the release of her 2000 sophomore album, "Stronger," Kristine W. was diagnosed with acute mye ...

  43. HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/dance.jsp 1. What U Do 2 Me (Remixes) , Boomkat 2. This Beat Is , Superchumbo 3. A Better World , AgeHa Featuring Jocelyn Brown & Loleatta Holloway 4. Fly Again (Scumfrog Mixes) , Kristine W 5. Stand (Remixes) , Jewel Issue da ...

  44. Murk

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Murk is Miami-based DJ/producers Oscar G. and Ralph Falcon. Murk is Miami-based DJ/producers Oscar G. and Ralph Falcon. Through the years, they have recorded under a variety of aliases, including Liberty City, Funky Green Dogs and Murk. This year al ...