1. The Black Eyed Peas Snag Top Spot On Hot 100

    June 11, 2009 1:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas hold on to the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100, but there's plenty of drama elsewhere on the chart from Kings of Leon, Drake and Mitchel Musso. Kings of Leon's "Use Somebody" flies up 52-19 on the chart afte ...

  2. Soulja Boy Climbs Hot 100

    March 05, 2009 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Soulja Boy logs another leap on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with “Kiss Me Thru The Phone,” which jumps from No. 9 to No. 4 and earns the week’s biggest airplay gainer title. “Kiss Me Thru the Phone” was last week’s greatest digital gainer, but t ...

  3. Swift Steady at No. 1 While 'Slumdog' Slides Into Top Five

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift's "Fearless" is a non-mover at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, sticking around for an amazing 11th week at the top ... the chart's top debut comes from metal band Lamb of God, while the Jonas Brothers also ...

  4. Additional Titles For Hot Product, Nov. 14, 2008

    November 21, 2008 6:20 PM EST 0 0 0 A new album from multi-national superstar vocal group Il Divo, "The Promise" (Syco/Columbia). An album of radio performances from Scottish indie rock outfit Belle & Sebastian, "The BBC Sessions" (Matador). The latest album fr ...

  5. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nickelback tries to follow up one of the biggest albums of the decade, Beyonce doubles up on her second solo disc, 'American Idol' champ David Cook stakes his claim and Dido returns after a long break A new album from multi-national supers ...

  6. New Beyonce Album Arriving In November

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyonce's third solo album will be released Nov. 18 via Music World Music/Columbia, and will be preceded Oct. 7 by the radio release of the singles "If I Were a Boy" and "Single Ladies." Beyonce's third solo album will ...

  7. Ridin' Ringtones?

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" is fast-approaching becoming the best-selling ringtone in history, to eclipse Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" record. Have you ever downloaded either ringtone? Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" ...

  8. Digital Sales Keep Katy Perry Atop Hot 100

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry remains in control of the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week with "I Kissed a Girl." The song sold more than 166,000 downloads in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, staying ahead of Katy Perry remains in control of the Bi ...

  9. Katy Perry Starts Fourth Week Atop Hot 100

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" is further cementing itself as one of the biggest songs of the summer, entering a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The next closest challengers remain Riha Katy Perry's "I Kissed ...

  10. Nas: More Than Words

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seated in a quiet corner of New York restaurant the Spotted Pig, Nas is drinking a glass of rosé. He's dressed comfortably in jeans, Velcro-fastened sneakers and a white T-shirt with a poster from Mu Seated in a quiet corner of New York restaur ...

  11. More Than Words

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the past nine months, Nas has proved masterful at wagging the dog. Since last October, when he first announced his intentions to name his new Def Jam album "N*ger," he's drawn all kinds of response In the past nine months, Nas has ...

  12. Katy Perry Still Top 'Girl' On Hot 100

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" starts a third week atop the Billboard Hot 100 this week, but Rihanna's "Take a Bow" is closing in fast, rising 4-2 in its 13th week on the tally. Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" Kat ...

  13. Katy Perry Fends Off Jonas Bros. Atop Hot 100

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Buoyed by increasing airplay, Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" starts a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. "Girl" is the first song since Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" to simultaneously Buoyed b ...

  14. Katy Perry Scores 1,000th No. 1 Hit Of Rock Era

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here yesterday, one Capitol artist succeeds the other atop the Billboard Hot 100 this week, with Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" (2-1) trumping Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" (1-6). "Girl" also be As tippe ...

  15. Digital Sales Drive Coldplay To Top Of Hot 100

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here yesterday, Coldplay scores its first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with "Viva La Vida," which jumps from No. 2 spurred by digital sales of 246,000 copies. The group's fourth As tipped here yesterday, Coldplay ...

  16. Lil Wayne Continues Hot 100 Dominance

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his new album "Tha Carter III" poised to debut next week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, Lil Wayne begins a fifth week atop the Hot 100 with "Lollipop" featuring Static Major. Five songs from "Tha With his new album &quo ...

  17. Lil Wayne Fends Off Coldplay, Perry On Hot 100

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his long-delayed new album "Tha Carter III" finally due out next week, Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" begins a fourth frame at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. But there's strong competition from Coldplay With his long-dela ...

  18. Lil Wayne's 'Lollipop' Returns To Hot 100 Peak

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a three-week break, Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" featuring Static Major returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. It's the longest chart-topping hiatus since Usher's "U Got It Bad" went fou After a three ...

  19. Rihanna Overtakes Leona Lewis On Hot 100

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here yesterday, Rihanna's "Take a Bow" makes a near-record-breaking jump on the Hot 100 this week to overtake Leona Lewis' four-week No. 1, "Bleeding Love." "Take a Bow" soars 53-1 thanks to As tippe ...

  20. Madonna Is 'Hot Shot' Of Billboard 200

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna puts the "hot" in Hot Shot Debut this week as the diva scores her seventh Billboard 200 No. 1 with "Hard Candy." Hot Shot Debuts : Madonna puts the "hot" in Hot Shot Debut this week as the diva scores her sevent ...

  21. Leona Lewis Holds Onto Hot 100 No. 1

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" keeps the lead on The Billboard Hot 100 as the track holds tight at No. 1 for a fourth non-consecutive week. Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" keeps the lead on the Billboard Hot 100 as the track ...

  22. Leona Lewis Regains No. 1 On Hot 100

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With help from "American Idol," Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" is back in the No. 1 spot on The Billboard Hot 100. Moving 2-1, the track replaces Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" featuring Static Major, which fli With hel ...

  23. Chart Shakers

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mariah Carey, Lady Antebellum and Keisha Cole lead the list of the Hot Shot Debuts, Pacesetters and Greatest Gainers on this week's Billboard charts. Hot Shot Debuts: Mariah Carey makes for one heck of a hot shot this week as her album "E= ...

  24. Leona Lewis Returns To No. 1 On The Hot 100

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After vacating the top spot last week to Mariah Carey's "Touch My Body," Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with a 2-1 jump. Its accompanying album, "Spirit" (Syco/ After va ...

  25. Chart Shakers

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A closer look at the Greatest Gainers, Hot Shot Debuts and Pacesetters on this week's Billboard charts. Hot Shot Debuts: Hot Shot Debut glory belongs to country superstar George Strait this week, as new set "Troubadour" claims that aw ...

  26. Mariah's 'Body' Remains Atop Hot 100

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mariah Carey's "Touch My Body" begins a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, fending off the resurgent "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis, which jumps 4-2. Madonna's "4 Minutes" holds at No. 3 a Mariah C ...

  27. Mariah's Got The 'Touch' With 18th No. 1

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here yesterday, Mariah Carey scores her 18th No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 this week as "Touch My Body" rockets 15-1. Download sales of 286,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, to As tipped here yesterday, Mariah Carey ...

  28. Leona Lewis Scores First U.S. No. 1 Hit

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Already a chart-topper in her native U.K., Leona Lewis scores her first No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with "Bleeding Love," which zooms 8-1. She's the first female to take her inaugural Already a chart-topper in her nat ...