1. What's The Most Common Hot 100 Song Title? (Updated)

    November 21, 2014 10:55 AM EST Last year, Alabama Shakes debuted on the Hot 100 with the latest entry titled 'Hold On.' Is that still the most common song title in the chart's more than five-decade history? Hold on a second. Or third. Or fourth ... In March 20 ...

  2. Was 1994 the Best Year for Movie Soundtracks?

    October 01, 2014 5:16 PM EDT Part of grunge's golden era and a crucial turning point for hip-hop, 1994 is often lauded as one of the best years for music, ever. And from cult favorites like Pulp Fiction and The Shawshank Redemption to blockbusters like Forrest Gump and T ...

  3. Rewinding The Charts: 20 Years Ago, Lisa Loeb Made History At No. 1

    August 06, 2014 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Aug. 6, 1994, "Stay (I Missed You)," from the Gen X classic film "Reality Bites," made the bespectacled singer/songwriter the first unsigned artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 Lisa Loeb can thank U2 for playing an indirect, b ...

  4. Ask Billboard: Hits That Have Out-Charted The Songs They Sample

    April 15, 2014 11:05 AM EDT Your knowledgeable responses about hit songs with samples, from Eminem to the 'Macarena.' Plus, John Legend has added class to the Hot 100 As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askb ...

  5. Pete Tong to Headline Billboard After Party on Sunset Strip

    January 21, 2014 2:52 PM EST Pete Tong, one of BBC Radio 1's most popular DJs, will headline the Billboard After Party at the London West Hollywood in Los Angeles to an exclusive group of industry executives, influencers and recording artists. Tong will take the stage af ...

  6. My Morning Jacket, Grizzly Bear to Rock Times Square for CBGB Festival

    October 01, 2013 4:06 PM EDT My Morning Jacket, Grizzly Bear and the Wallflowers will perform in the heart of Times Square in New York City on Oct. 12 during a free event for the growing CBGB Music and Film Festival, now in its second year. Over two dozen bands and artists wi ...

  7. Ask Billboard: Why Do Some Songs Fade Out And Others End Cold?

    July 05, 2013 9:05 PM EDT In our newest mailbag, insight into the minds of artists as to how they decide to end recordings. Plus, sales updates on Selena Gomez and Avril Lavigne and ... Is Lady Gaga's new single on the way soon? As always, submit your questions abou ...

  8. Ask Billboard: Belinda's Back, JT Too, Mariah Carey's Album Sales & More

    March 31, 2013 6:05 AM EDT Belinda Carlisle releases her first single since the '90s, Justin Timberlake posts back-to-back No. 1 albums seven years apart and a look at Carey's album sales. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as gene ...

  9. Lisa Loeb Re-Creates Iconic 'Stay' Video At Billboard (Exclusive Video)

    March 28, 2013 10:45 AM EDT "Get me ready for my video, one take I'll shake it up on MTV, all eyes on me," Lisa Loeb sings on "The '90s," a track from her new album, "No Fairy Tale." "Those were the '90s, times flies so fas ...

  10. Billboard Afterparty Rocks With Prince, Lumineers, Darren Criss, Neil Patrick Harris, More

    February 11, 2013 11:40 AM EST Above, L-R: Prometheus Global Media SVP Dana Miller, Billboard publisher Tommy Page, Nicole Levinsohn; Guggenheim Digital Media CEO Ross Levinsohn at the Billboard Afterparty at the London Hote l (Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images) It was a part ...

  11. Lisa Loeb 'No Fairy Tale' Video Premiere Plus 9 Stories on What She's Been Up To

    January 31, 2013 10:08 AM EST It's been nearly nine years since Lisa Loeb last released a pop record (2004's "The Way It Really Is") -- not that she intended to take such a long gap. The singer-songwriter who made cat glasses famous with her 1994 megahit & ...

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  13. Reach Music Works On Exceeding Its Grasp

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Nearly two decades after launching, publisher Reach Music relishes its mid-level status Michael Closter started Reach Music Publishing nearly 20 years ago in his New York apartment when he was just 24 years old, and since then has been growing the ...

  14. Weekly Chart Notes: Adele, Eddie Vedder, Kristine W

    June 09, 2011 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 ROCK AND 'ROLLING': By spending a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 , Adele 's "Rolling in the Deep" is the longest-reigning No. 1 sung by a woman and to have appeared in the top 15 of a Billboard rock chart since anothe ...

  15. Ask Billboard: Who Could Break "Glee"'s Record?

    February 18, 2011 6:45 PM EST 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 ...

  16. Ask Billboard: Is 'Idol' Ruining Rock?

    March 05, 2010 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 ''AMERICAN IDOL' IS DESTROYING REAL MUSIC TALENT' Hi Gary, What is going on with the charts of today? There are not enough alternative or rock songs charting high on the Billboard Hot 100. Instead we are seeing more and more musi ...

  17. Chart Beat: Miley Cyrus, 3OH!3, Alice In Chains

    July 08, 2009 2:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 'CLIMB' COMPLETED: Miley Cyrus has spent the second half of the 2000s topping various Billboard album charts. This week, she notches her first No. 1 on the Adult Contemporary radio airplay survey. "The Climb" ascends 2-1, pushing ...

  18. Ask Billboard: Michael Jackson, Drake, Black Eyed Peas

    June 26, 2009 5:49 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. MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE Dear Gary, ...

  19. March 11, 2009

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Edmund Sylvers of the Sylvers dies of lung cancer in Richmond, Va. He is 47. 2003 – 311 designates 3/11 as their own personal holiday. 1998 – Stacey Guess of the Squirrel Nut Zippers dies of a drug overdose in Chapel Hill, N.C. He is 32. 1997 ...

  20. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouges out one of his eyes. The singer first attempts to jump out of a London hotel window. Prevented from doing so by his security s 2005 - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Reco ...

  21. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouges out one of his eyes. The singer first attempts to jump out of a London hotel window. Prevented from doing so by his security s 2005 - Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Reco ...

  22. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,&qu ...

  23. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Beijing songstress Faye Wong and Hong Kong Canto-pop star Andy Lau share the Century Award for best artist at the Channel V Chinese Music Awards, held at the mainland capital's Internati 2005 - Following a suicide atte ...

  24. 'Family Music' Keeps Zanes Busier Than Ever

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month, Dan Zanes has no plans of slowing down. On horizons near and not so far for the popular "family music" maker is a U.S. tour, a Despite having new children' ...

  25. Ask Billboard

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Pink, Five Star and Lisa Loeb. IN THE PINK Hey Keith! Was wondering if there was any word on Pink's new album? And how many copies of each of her three previous CD's has she sold! Thank ...

  26. 19TunesOnTV

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 2-8, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 2 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Ashanti, Phil Vassar (also scheduled: Chris Berard. Carrie Wiatt). "Simple Plan Makes a Video,": ...

  27. Tunes On TV

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 28-April 3, 2005 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY,APRIL 28 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: BeBe Winans, Queen Latifah (also scheduled: Charlie O'Connell). "7th Av ...

  28. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (March 28-April 3, 2005).

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 28-April 3, 2005). KIDS CHOOSE: It's interesting that the choices of children are really only lauded once a year, seeing as their whims control much of what entertainment is produced a ...

  29. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Keyboardist Pete Bardens, a key figure in English blues-rock and progressive rock, dies of lung cancer at his home in Malibu, Calif. He is 57. 2002 - Keyboardist Pete Bardens, a key figure in English blues-rock and progress ...

  30. ASK BILLBOARD

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Your Questions About Lisa Loeb, Olivia Newton-John and Agnetha Faltskog. /bb/ask/index.jsp News Agnetha Faltskog , Olivia Newton-John , Lisa Loeb ...

  31. Ask Billboard

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Lisa Loeb, Olivia Newton-John and Agnetha Faltskog. ALL AROUND THE 'LOEB' Keith, I have become interested in Lisa Loeb upon hearing her most recent CD, "The Way It Really Is." ...

  32. MustVote.com, Elliott Smith, Joe Pernice

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: MustVote.com, Elliott Smith and Joe Pernice. MUSIC FOR VOTES: Many figures in the music community have mobilized this election year to encou ...

  33. The Way It Really Is

    August 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Based on this Zoë album debut, Lisa Loeb should settle in for a long run at the label. Based on this Zoë album debut, Lisa Loeb should settle in for a long run at the label. The disc, much of which Loeb produced, shows a sure production sense to mat ...

  34. Hot Product

    August 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from David Crosby and Graham Nash, “Crosby & Nash” (Sanctuary). The double-disc compilation “Rock Against Bush Vol. 2” (Fat Wreck Chords), featuring tracks from Foo Fig ...

  35. Nettwerk Plans Christmas, Kids Compilations

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a batch of new holiday recordings from the likes of the Polyphonic Spree, Death Cab For Cutie and Ivy, Nettwerk America will add a third volume to its "Maybe This Christmas" compilation series th With a batch of new holiday recordings ...

  36. BoDeans' 'Resolution': A Long Time Comin'

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The reason there's been eight years between Bodeans studio albums is pretty simple. According to the core songwriters/guitarist/vocalists Kurt Neumann and Sam Llanas, life got in the way. The reason there's been eight years between Bodeans ...

  37. Eclectic Artists Cheer Disney's 'World'

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rooted in the notion of positive musical messages for children, Walt Disney Records has assembled "A World of Happiness." Similar to the 1972 Marlo Thomas & Friends release "Free To Be You & M Rooted in the notion of positive ...

  38. This Day in Music

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Keyboardist Pete Bardens, a key figure in English blues-rock and progressive rock, dies of lung cancer at his home in Malibu, Calif. He is 57. 2002 - Keyboardist Pete Bardens, a key figure in English blues-rock and progress ...

  39. Goo Goo Dolls Scare Up Tour Dates

    October 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The second leg of the Goo Goo Dolls' Gutterflower tour will kick off on Halloween and play a mix of theaters and bigger clubs as it works its way across the U.S. through the fall. Lisa Loeb will open The second leg of the Goo Goo Dolls' Gu ...

  40. Cake and Pie

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As more time passes and Lisa Loeb gets further into her career, her early '90s hit "Stay (I Missed You)" is establishing itself as apparently the best and worst thing that ever happened to her profess As more time passes and Lisa Loeb ...

  41. Loeb Cooks Up 'Cake And Pie'

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb has completed a new album, "Cake and Pie," which is due for a Feb. 26 release via A&M/Interscope. It's Loeb's first album since 1998's "Firecracker," which peaked at No Singer/songwr ...