1. Weekly Chart Notes: Nicki Minaj Matches Mariah Carey's Hot 100 Mark

    April 12, 2013 3:04 AM EDT With the debut of 'High School,' Minaj notches her 44th Hot 100 hit, equaling the output of fellow 'American Idol' judge – and rival? – Carey Perhaps another element to add to their reported rivalry as judges on "Americ ...

  2. Percy Sledge

    Percy Sledge

    7 Albums, 16 Songs

  3. Michael Bolton: Recording Duets Album was 'Like Giving Birth 21 Times'

    July 07, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Bolton says his latest album, "Gems -- The Duets Collection," was "like giving birth 21 times or something." And it wasn't initially planned as a duets album, either. Bolton tells Billboard.com that he was thinking d ...

  4. 'American Idol' Recap: Idols Take on Billboard No. 1s

    March 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wooo! Billboard No. 1s is the theme this week! The "AI" behind-the-scenes people have been running around our offices this week -- alas, no Miley Cyrus sightings, though. Let's get to it. Oh wait, let's get to it after 10 minutes ...

  5. May 22, 2009

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Everything She Wants,” Wham! 1972 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Oh Girl,” Chi-Lites. 1971 – No. 1 Billboard Album: “Sticky Fingers,” the Rolling Stones. 1967 – Florence Ballard appears with the Supremes for the last ti ...

  6. March 14, 2009

    March 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – The Stone Temple Pilots announce they are reuniting for one final tour. 2005 – Buddy Guy, Percy Sledge, the O’Jays, the Pretenders and U2 are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 1995 – Tupac Shakur’s album, “Me Against the World,” ...

  7. This Day in Music

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic director Valery Gergiev are awarded the 15th annual Polar Music Prize on by His Majesty King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden. The prestigious prize is presented du 2006 - Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic direc ...

  8. Chart Beat

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Flo Rida's "Elevator," Ray Davies, Paula Abdul and more! GOING UP, PLEASE: "Elevator" by Flo Rida featuring Timbaland takes a 100-28 ride on The Billboard Hot 100, the fastest rise from the anchor position sin ...

  9. This Day in Music

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic director Valery Gergiev are awarded the 15th annual Polar Music Prize on by His Majesty King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden. The prestigious prize is presented du 2006 - Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic direc ...

  10. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  11. This Day in Music

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1990 - </b>A Colorado judge dismisses drug and assault charges against gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. Police raided Thompson's Aspen home following allegations of assault by a female visitor. 2003 - The songwriters of the y ...

  12. Atlantic Unearths Unheard 'Soul'

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlantic Records' soul pioneers of the 1960s and 1970s will be in the spotlight on two single-disc compilations due June 6 from Rhino. Atlantic Records' soul pioneers of the 1960s and 1970s will be in the spotlight on two single-disc compi ...

  13. Sabbath, Sex Pistols Lead 2006 Rock Hall Class

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Iconic rock acts Black Sabbath and the Sex Pistols lead the 2006 class of inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They will be joined by jazz legend Miles Davis, Southern rock mainstays Lynyrd S Iconic rock acts Black Sabbath and the Sex Pisto ...

  14. Mellencamp, Miles Among Rock Hall Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock veteran John Mellencamp is among the nominees for a new class of inductees at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, joined by jazz legend Miles Davis, rap pioneers Grandmaster Flash & the Furious F Rock veteran John Mellencamp, jazz legend Miles ...

  15. CHART BEAT

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Jessica Simpson, Green Day, Coldplay & Kelly Clarkson. 'BOOTS' ARE READY AGAIN: If you've been trying to think of a suitable present for Jessica Simpson's 25th birthday on Jul ...

  16. This Day in Music

    May 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>The songwriters of the year crown goes to British band Coldplay at the 48th annual Ivor Novello Awards, the music industry gongs that celebrate composers. The even is staged by the Briti 2003 - The songwriters of the year c ...

  17. Notes From The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 20th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner, held last night (March 14) at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 20th ...

  18. U2, Pretenders Lead Rock Hall's 2005 Class

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock acts U2 and the Pretenders, blues legend Buddy Guy, R&B mainstays the O'Jays and Percy Sledge, Sire Records co-founder Seymour Stein and agent Frank Barsalona were welcomed into the ranks of Rock acts U2 and the Pretenders, blues legen ...

  19. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (March 14-20, 2005).

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 14-20, 2005). HALL OF FAMERS: It takes a lot to make it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and this year's class is as deserving as any other that has received the honor. On Saturday, ...

  20. 12TunesOnTV

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 13-20, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Percy Sledge (also scheduled: Will Farrell). "Today," NBC Featured artist: ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Rock Hall, Edwyn Collins, 'Scratch'

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Rock Hall, Edwyn Collins, 'Scratch' Along with an impressive slate of inductees, this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony will boast some impressive star power in the form of Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, B.B. K ...

  22. U2, Pretenders, Guy Lead Rock Hall Inductees

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Percy Sledge, and the O'Jays will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at its 20th annual induction ceremony, to be held March 14 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Percy Sledge ...

  23. U2, Pretenders, Guy Among Rock Hall Inductees

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Percy Sledge and the O'Jays will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at its 20th annual induction ceremony, to be held March 14 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Percy Sledg ...

  24. U2, Grandmaster Flash Lead Rock Hall Nominees

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2, Grandmaster Flash, Randy Newman and the O'Jays lead the nominees for the 2005 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction class. They are joined on the ballot by the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Wanda Jackson, U2, Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Fiv ...

  25. This Day in Music

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Southern California alt-metal band Alien Ant Farm's tour bus is involved in a highway crash in Spain, resulting in the death of the hired bus driver and injuries to the band and crew. 2002 - Southern California alt-met ...

  26. DMX, Ashanti, Eve Shine On St. Kitts Fest

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 DMX, Eve, Shaggy, and Ashanti are among the headliners slated for the seventh annual St. Kitts Music Festival. DMX, Eve, Shaggy, and Ashanti are among the headliners slated for the seventh annual St. Kitts Music Festival. To be held June 26-29, the ...

  27. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Ja Rule, Nickelback, "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," and "Unchained Melody." THE RULE OF JA: "Ain't It Funny" (Epic) by Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule remains No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 f ...