1. Ask Billboard

    December 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Answers to readers' questions about Keith's favorite 2006 singles, "Fever" and artists' "legendary" status. REPLACING IRREPLACEABLE Hello Keith, "Listen" from the motion picture "Dreamgirls" is, ...

  2. Timbaland All Over The Map On Upcoming Album

    December 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a banner 2006 which saw him nominated for multiple Grammys for his work with Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado, producer Timbaland is now turning his attentions to his own album. The as-yet-un After a banner 2006 which saw him nominated for ...

  3. No Stopping Beyonce's 'Irreplaceable' On Hot 100

    December 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" continues to reign as the dominant song of December, as it moves into a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The track is also No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs fo Beyonce's "Irreplaceabl ...

  4. Nas Notches First No. 1 Album Since 1999

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nas nabs not only his fourth No. 1 album, but first since 1999, as "Hip Hop Is Dead" starts atop The Billboard 200. The set registers his best sales week since 2002 ... Justin Timberlake can thank "Saturday Night Live" for help ...

  5. Beyonce Begins Third Week Atop The Hot 100

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and also sits at No. 1 on the Pop 100 for a second week and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for a fourth. The track had been Beyonce's "Irreplaceable ...

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Stargate, "tied" albums, Rodgers & Hammerstein and more! DIALING UP THE STARGATE Hi Fred, First, I wanted to thank you for clarifying how digital tracks are figured into the Hot 100. Here's the questio ...

  7. Beyonce's 'Irreplaceable' Secures Second Week At No. 1

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" continues its reign over the Hot 100 for a second week. The track is the tally's greatest airplay gainer for a sixth straight, the first to achieve that disinction since 50 C Beyonce's "Irrepla ...

  8. Ciara, Eminem, Stefani Overtake The Billboard 200

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ciara's "Ciara: The Evolution" leads three new titles onto the top three spots on The Billboard 200, bowing at No. 1 with 338,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The compi Ciara's "Ciara: The Evo ...

  9. High School Musical Not Ranked In Top 5 Downloads

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST The High School Musical soundtrack may be the top-selling album of 2006 in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, but among iTunes downloaders the, recording from the hit Disney made-for-TV movie didn't even make the top 5. In a r ...

  10. SPECIAL: Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was a hot time on the red carpet for one of the biggest music events of the year. It was a hot time on the red carpet for one of the biggest music events of the year. Everyone from Ludacris and Nelly Furtado to legend Tony Bennett and actress Den ...

  11. Mary J. Blige Wins Big At Billboard Music Awards

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Earning a whopping nine awards, R&B veteran Mary J. Blige dominated the field at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards, held last night (Dec. 4) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The 35-year-o Earning a whopping nine awards, R&B veteran ...

  12. The 2006 Billboard Music Award Winners

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 More than any other music awards show, the Billboard Music Awards are determined by music fans. More than any other music awards show, the Billboard Music Awards are determined by music fans. Finalists and winners are determined by actual performanc ...

  13. Take That Dominates U.K. Singles, Album Charts

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Take That's triumphant reunion was made complete yesterday as the erstwhile boy band topped the U.K. singles and album charts simultaneously for the first time in its career. As "Patience" started a s Take That's triumphant reuni ...

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss chart-topping collaborations, Beyonce, clean song versions and more! LET'S WORK TOGETHER Hello Fred, With the ascent of "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 l ...

  15. Nickelback, Flatts, T.I., Blige Lead BBMA Finalists

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nickelback, Rascal Flatts, T.I. and Mary J. Blige are being recognized for their achievements as finalists in a leading five categories each for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards. The past 12 months have been particularly good for one Canadian rock ba ...

  16. 2006 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards, which will be handed out Dec. 4 live on Fox from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Winners are determined by actual performance on th Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Mu ...

  17. Take That, Westlife Ascend To No. 1 On U.K. Charts

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As their reunion album "Beautiful World" was being released by Polydor today (Nov. 27), Take That were celebrating a new No. 1 single, as the lead track "Patience" climbed 4-1 on the singles chart. As their reunion album "Be ...

  18. Black Eyed Peas Win Big At American Music Awards

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards last night (Nov. 21) at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards last night (Nov. 21) at the 2006 Ame ...

  19. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Char ...

  20. Timberlake, T.I. Still No. 1 On Hot 100

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake's "My Love" featuring T.I. notches a third week atop the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The cut also leads the Pop 100 for the same span but ends its three-week run on Hot Digital Song Justin Timberlake's "My ...

  21. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  22. Billboard Bits: American Music Awards, Chavez, Music Nation

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tenacious D, Rascal Flatts and Snow Patrol have joined the performance lineup for the American Music Awards, which will air Nov. 21 live on ABC from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Tenacious D, Rascal Flatts and Snow Patrol have joined the perf ...

  23. 42OnTV

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miley Cyrus (also scheduled: Brian Wansink, Ann Pleshette Murphy. "The Martha Stewart Show," Syndicated Featured Arti ...

  24. CHART BEAT

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris moves to the penthouse on two charts, plus news about David Bisbal, Alejandro Sanz, Tim McGraw and more. 'MONEY' FOR SOMETHING: Ludacris and Pharrell are kings of the hill on both The Billboard Hot 100 and the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop ...

  25. Chart Beat

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Jay-Z, Monica and more! THE STATE OF 'SHOW ME': Jay-Z returns to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with his first solo effort in a year and ties the highest-debuting single of 2006 in the process. "Show Me What You Go ...

  26. Timberlake Still Tops, Akon Sets Hot 100 Record

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Showing no sign of slipping, Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" retains its lead on the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week and fronts the Pop 100 for a fifth. Meanwhile, the singer's new single, "My Love" Showing no sign of ...

  27. Eve Drafts Top Producers For 'Here I Am'

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eve is sifting through tracks for her upcoming fourth album, "Here I Am," a joint effort between Dr. Dre's Aftermath/Interscope imprint and Swizz Beatz' Full Surface. Eve will put the final touches on Eve is sifting through track ...

  28. Chart Beat

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Clay Aiken, Miki Howard and more. A THOUSAND = 99: One question I'm asked all the time is if I think the contestants on "American Idol" have staying power. In the past, I've had to say that time will tell... but ti ...

  29. 39OnTV

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 25 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured Artist(s): Cheap Trick. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Matthew ...

  30. All Timberlake, All The Time On Billboard Charts

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake extends his Billboard chart supremacy by remaining No. 1 on the Hot 100 for a fourth week and the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs tallies for a third with "SexyBack." As reported yeste Justin Timberlake extends his Billboar ...

  31. Mariah, Chilis, Peas, Nickelback Top AMA Noms

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With three nominations each, Mariah Carey, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Eyed Peas and Nickelback lead the field for the 2006 American Music Awards, to be broadcast live by ABC on Nov. 21 from With three nominations each, Mariah Carey, the Re ...

  32. Chili Peppers Lead MTV Euro Awards Nominees

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Red Hot Chili Peppers top the nominations for 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, which will take place Nov. 2 in Copenhagen. The rock act is up for four awards, including best rock act and best The Red Hot Chili Peppers top the nominations for ...

  33. Timberlake's 'Sexy' Fends Off Fergie For No. 1

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week and fronts the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs charts for a second. Fergie's "London Bridge" is No. 2 on the Justin Timberlake&# ...

  34. Scissor Sisters, Snow Patrol Rule U.K. Charts

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Scissor Sisters ascended to No. 1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday with "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'" (Polydor), after debuting at No. 4 on download sales last week. Meanwhile, Snow Patrol ou The Scissor Sisters ascended ...

  35. Stars Strut Their Stuff At Fashion Rocks

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dance-fueled performances by Beyonce, Christina Aguilera and the Pussycat Dolls highlighted last night's (Sept. 7) Fashion Rocks concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Dance-fueled performances by Beyonce, Christina Aguilera and the ...

  36. Timberlake Still 'Sexy' At No. 1 On Hot 100

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After capturing the top spot last week, Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" holds its No. 1 title on the Billboard Hot 100 and is the chart's greatest airplay gainer. The cut also remains atop both the Pop After capturing the top spot ...

  37. 36OnTV

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 4-11, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 4 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): The Cheetah Girls, Michael Bolton (also scheduled: Dikembe Mutombo). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicat ...

  38. Chart Beat

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Justin Timberlake, the Wreckers and Danity Kane. TIMBERLAND: Justin Timberlake and Timbaland make a potent combination, as they have co-produced and co-written a No. 1 hit on The Billboard Hot 100. It's the second chart-topper fo ...

  39. Fergie's 'Bridge' Remains Sturdy At No. 1

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fergie's "London Bridge" retains its lead on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Pop 100 charts for a third week, and also holds atop Hot Digital Songs for the same frame. Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" and Fergie's " ...

  40. Fergie's 'Bridge' Earns Second Week At No. 1

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fergie's "London Bridge" holds atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week and also leads the Hot Digital Songs chart for the same time span. The Hot 100's No. 2-5 slots see no movement, occupied res Fergie's "London B ...

  41. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicate ...

  42. Shakira, Morrison Retain Lead On U.K. Charts

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shakira and James Morrison retained their leads on the new U.K. singles and album charts respectively. The former's "Hips Don't Lie" (Epic) featuring Wyclef Jean has now been No. 1 for three weeks in Shakira and James Morrison re ...

  43. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss R&R, the Digital charts, Janet Jackson and more! RADIO & RECORDS Hi Fred, If what I've what I read is accurate, Billboard has acquired Radio & Records. If that is true, I'm curious to know if there ...

  44. Chart Beat

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses songs with city-themed names, DMX, Buck Owens and Gnarls Barkley. CITY TO CITY: It may be a major international city, but London had to wait its turn to be name-checked in a song title that reached pole position on The Billboard Hot 1 ...

  45. Fergie's 'Bridge' Steamrolls To No. 1 On Hot 100

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After achieving the second biggest leap in Billboard Hot 100 history last week, Fergie's "London Bridge" ascends four rungs to the top of the chart. The cut ends the six-week run of Nelly Furtado's "P After achieving the sec ...

  46. Chili Peppers Return To Euro Chart Summit

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums is an old chart-topper, as Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) regains top spot from Muse's "Black Holes and Revelations" (Helium 3/A& The new No. ...

  47. Chart Beat

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Fergie's big solo bow, Gnarls Barkley, Tom Petty and more. 'LONDON BRIDGE' IS FALLING UP : Going solo might give Stacy Ferguson the biggest hit of her career, which could come just in time to celebrate the 10th annivers ...

  48. Furtado Still No. 1 But Beyonce, Fergie Heat Up

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" featuring Timbaland extends its reign atop the Billboard Hot 100 and Pop 100 charts to six weeks. But there are big challenges on the Hot 100, as Beyonce's "Deja Vu" feat Nelly Furtado' ...

  49. LeToya Powers Right To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Six years after a messy departure from Destiny's Child, LeToya Luckett's "LeToya" zooms straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it debuted last week due to s Six years after a messy depa ...

  50. Chart Beat

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses top 30 singles, Ashlee Simpson, Debbie Gibson, the Cyrus family and more! VISIBILITY: There have been more debuts inside the top 30 of The Billboard Hot 100 in 2006 than any other year in this millennium. Ashlee Simpson's "I ...

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