1. Lou Bega

    Lou Bega

    2 Albums, 1 Songs

    • King of Mambo
    • A Little Bit of Mambo
  2. Ask Billboard: 'Call Me Maybe' ... by 'Payphone'?

    May 14, 2012 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. 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 coun ...

  3. Bruno Mars Leads 'The Way' To Pop Songs Summit

    October 20, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 MARS STARS: After eight lead males had ruled Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs radio airplay chart in their first chart visits between the list's launch in 1992 and 2008, six have now reigned in the last year. Bruno Mars continues th ...

  4. Pop Songs: Where The Boys Are

    May 18, 2010 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The revolving door atop Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart ushers in another rookie male artist, as Taio Cruz rises 3-1 with his introductory track "Break Your Heart," featuring Ludacris . The British-born Cruz commands the lis ...

  5. Chart Beat Wednesday: B.o.B, Kris Allen, Blake Lewis

    May 12, 2010 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 BOYS CLUB: B.o.B becomes the 12th solo male to lead Billboard's Pop Songs chart with a first entry, as "Nothin' on You," featuring Bruno Mars, rises 2-1. While eight male rookies ruled the list between the chart's inception ...

  6. Chart Beat Thursday: "Glee" Cast, Andrea Bocelli, Neil Diamond

    December 17, 2009 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 'TIS THE 'SEASON': As the students go on winter break until their return to prime time in April, the soundtrack "Glee: Season One: The Music: Volume 2" starts at No. 3 on the Billboard 200. The first edition of the show' ...

  7. Ask Billboard: Latest Greatest Hits, Part 2

    October 23, 2009 5:37 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. GIVING YOU THE BEST THAT I GOT Af ...

  8. Chart Beat Wednesday: Jay Sean, Lady Gaga, Carrie Underwood

    October 07, 2009 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 'DOWN' IS UP: What goes up must come down. In this case, it's because of "Down." After a record 26-week reign with "I Gotta Feeling" (the last 14 weeks) and "Boom Boom Pow" (12 weeks directly prior), the ...

  9. Wisin And Yandel's 'La Revolución' Hits High Mark

    June 04, 2009 3:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 The debut of Wisin & Yandel's "La Revolución" at No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart this week marks the top selling debut week on that chart since Luis Miguel's "Complices" sold 32,000 to also debut at No. 1 on May ...

  10. Kingston's 'Beautiful' Summer

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The person who makes you the happiest can hurt you the most—just ask 17-year-old Sean Kingston. "I was going out with this girl for two years—the most beautiful girl in school—but The person who makes you the happiest can hurt you the most—just ...

  11. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest Billboard chart achievements of Evanescence, Red Hot Chili Peppers, 3 Doors Down, the Dixie Chicks, and Mariah Carey, as well as notes on Massive Attack, t.A.T.u., a 'LIFE' GOES ON: Billboard's Moder ...

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers questions about the state of commercial singles and the U.S. music market. SINGLE AGAIN Hello, There is so much disgust that I have for the record companies these days regarding singles, ...

  13. Duets

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 To get a good idea of just how far traditional Cuban music can go and still be appreciated, simply give a listen to Duets by veteran Compay Segundo (aka 94-year-old Francisco Repilado). To get a good idea of just how far traditional Cuban music can ...

  14. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Bob the Builder and songs appearing twice on the U.K. chart. FIVE PLUS FIVE EQUALS: Who would have ever thought that almost two years after Lou Bega had an international hit with his remake of Perez Prado's "Mambo No ...

  15. Bob The Builder Mambos To U.K. No. 1

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Mambo No. 5," a massive worldwide hit for Germany's Lou Bega in 1999, returned to the top of the British chart yesterday (Sept. 9) in a new version on RCA "by" children's TV character Bob the Builder "Mambo No. 5, ...

  16. Krayzie Bone Toes 'The Line' On Solo Album

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony principal Krayzie Bone has wrapped his second solo album, "Thug On Da Line," due July 10 from Thugline/Ruthless/Loud Records. The album will feature guest appearances from R&B Bone Thugs-N-Harmony principal Krayzie ...