1. No Budging Beyoncé From Hot 100 No. 1

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé's "Check On It" featuring Slim Thug registers at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth straight week. The cut also sticks to No. 5 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but falls 2-7 o Beyoncé's "Check On It" ...

  2. Blunt Retains European Chart Crown

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST For the third straight week, the top four titles on European Top 100 Albums are unchanged, with James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) at No. 1 for a sixth consecutive and seventh aggregate week. I For the third straight week, th ...

  3. Blunt Retains European Chart Crown

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST For the third straight week, the top four titles on European Top 100 Albums are unchanged, with James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) at No. 1 for a sixth consecutive and seventh aggregate week. I For the third straight week, th ...

  4. SYD MATTERS, "Syd Matters"

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A few things about Syd Matters that are worth mentioning that aren't necessarily related to his music per se, but important nonetheless. A few things about Syd Matters that are worth mentioning that aren't necessarily related to his music ...

  5. Jaheim's 'Classics' Crash In At No. 1

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the first time in his career, singer Jaheim has reached the top of The Billboard 200 thanks to the Divine Mill/Warner Bros. album "Ghetto Classics." Bowing at No. 1 on both the big chart as well a For the first time in his career, sing ...

  6. Meck, Sayer Top U.K. Chart Again

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Thunder in My Heart Again" (Apollo/Free 2 Air) by Meck featuring Leo Sayer started a second week atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Feb. 19), as a number of performers and winners -- including Ka "Thunder in My Heart Again" ...

  7. 'Check On It' Nets Fourth Week At No. 1

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé's "Check On It" featuring Slim Thug holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth consecutive week. The cut also leads the Pop 100 for a fourth week and remains No. 2 on the H Beyoncé's "Check On It" ...

  8. Blunt Stays Out Front In Europe

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST In an unchanged top five on European Top 100 Albums, James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) retains the No. 1 position. Although it falls 1-2 in Germany, "Bedlam" is up again 3-2 in the United King In an unchanged top f ...

  9. Blunt Stays Out Front In Europe

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST In an unchanged top five on European Top 100 Albums, James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) retains the No. 1 position. Although it falls 1-2 in Germany, "Bedlam" is up again 3-2 in the United King In an unchanged top f ...

  10. Kaiser Chiefs Storm BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The alternative rock outfit took home British live act, British group and Briti Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to d ...

  11. Kaiser Chiefs Dominate BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The alternative rock outfit took home British live act, British group and Briti Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to ...

  12. Kaiser Chiefs Dominate BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The Leeds-England alternative rock outfit won three at the U.K. industry's show Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophi ...

  13. 2006 BRIT Awards Roundtable

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST On the eve of the nationally televised annual show, Billboard invited label and management executives to join contributing editor Paul Sexton and BRIT Awards organizing committee chairman Peter Jamies The 2006 BRIT Awards, sponsored by credit comp ...

  14. Remix Puts Leo Sayer On Top Of U.K. Singles Chart

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As Arctic Monkeys continued their U.K. album chart reign, a remix of a 29-year-old Leo Sayer obscurity puts the erstwhile British star on top of the singles chart. DJ Meck's new take on "Thunder In My As Arctic Monkeys continued their U.K. ...

  15. Robbie, Blunt Register Platinum Europe Milestones

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST albums certified in January. Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams and James Blunt each arrived at the four million shipments milestone during January, according to Platinum Europe certifications issued today (Feb. 13) by the IFPI. Willia ...

  16. Robbie, Blunt Register Platinum Europe Milestones

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams and James Blunt each arrived at the four million shipments milestone during January, according to Platinum Europe certifications issued today (Feb. 13) by t Albums by British pop stars Robbie Williams an ...

  17. Chart Beat Chat

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses James Blunt, "High School Musical" and Gwen Stefani with readers. PUTTING IT BLUNTLY Dear Fred, I've just checked out the latest Hot 100 and was more than happy to learn of James Blunt's rise into the top 5 on the ...

  18. Beyoncé Begins Third Week At No. 1

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé's "Check on It" featuring Slim Thug holds tight at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week. The cut also leads the Pop 100 for a third week and remains No. 2 on the Hot Digital So Beyoncé's "Check on It" ...

  19. Chart Beat

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Manilow taking 1950s songs to No. 1, Underwood extending her country reign and Bent Fabric returning to the Billboard charts are just a few of this week's chart-tastic stories. UNCHAINED MELODIES: You can't beat the songs of the '50s ...

  20. Blunt Maintains Euro Albums Chart Domination

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic), his countrymen Arctic Monkeys are chasing his chart crown. While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedla ...

  21. Blunt Maintains Euro Albums Chart Domination

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic), his countrymen Arctic Monkeys are chasing his chart crown. While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedla ...

  22. Blunt Maintains Euro Albums Chart Domination

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic), his countrymen Arctic Monkeys are chasing his chart crown. While James Blunt continues to lead European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Bedla ...

  23. After Nearly Three Decades, Manilow Tops Album Chart

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the first time in nearly 29 years, Barry Manilow tops The Billboard 200. "The Greatest Songs of the Fifties" bows at No. 1 with sales of 156,000 copies in the United States, giving the artist his For the first time in nearly 29 years, ...

  24. Monkeys, B.I.G. Remain Atop U.K. Charts

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Britain's bestselling single and album are unchanged from last week, as Arctic Monkeys secure a second week at the top of the album chart with "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino). Britain's bestsell ...

  25. Beyoncé Still No. 1, 'High School' Breaks Record

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé's "Check On It" featuring Slim Thug retains its No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week, but the star this week is the "High School Musical" soundtrack, which spawns several Beyoncé's "Check O ...

  26. Chart Beat

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The rewriting of chart history by "High School Musical" is tackled in this week's column, as is news on John Corbett, Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, James Blunt and Natasha Bedingfield. 'FREE' THROW: Zac Efron and Vanessa A ...

  27. Blunt Maintains Pole-Position On Euro Chart

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt leads European Top 100 Albums for a third consecutive, and fourth aggregate, week with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic. It now moves 2-1 in Switzerland, stays at No. 2 in France and climbs 3-2 James Blunt leads European Top 100 Al ...

  28. Blunt Maintains Pole-Position On Euro Chart

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt leads European Top 100 Albums for a third consecutive, and fourth aggregate, week with "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic. It now moves 2-1 in Switzerland, stays at No. 2 in France and climbs 3-2 James Blunt leads European Top 100 Al ...

  29. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured arti ...

  30. Arctic Monkeys Earn Fastest-Selling U.K. Debut

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Arctic Monkeys have achieved the fastest-selling debut album in British chart history, opening at No. 1 yesterday (Jan. 29) thanks to sales of 360,000 copies of "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What Arctic Monkeys have achieved the fastes ...

  31. Beyoncé, Slim Thug Battle Their Way To No. 1

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé's "Check on It" featuring Slim Thug rises one rung to claim the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The cut ends the two-week run of Nelly's "Grillz" featuring Paul Wall and Al Beyoncé's "Ch ...

  32. Blunt Spikes Euro Chart Rivals

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) starts its second consecutive, and third aggregate, week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. "Bedlam" this week climbs 2-1 in Sweden and improves 5-2 in Port James Blunt's &q ...

  33. Foxx Back On Top Of The Billboard 200

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The game of musical chairs continues on The Billboard 200 with Mary J. Blige's "The Breakthrough" and Jamie Foxx's "Unpredictable" flip-flopping again. With sales of just over 97,200 copies in the Uni The game of musica ...

  34. Arctic Monkeys, Hard-Fi Rule U.K. Charts

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New British rock bands rule the new U.K. sales charts, with Arctic Monkeys notching their second straight singles chart-topper and Hard-Fi ascending to No. 1 with its first album. After a surprise No. New British rock bands rule the new U.K. sales c ...

  35. 'Bedlam' Back To No. 1 In Europe

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) is back to the top of European Top 100 Albums. As the English singer-songwriter climbs ever nearer to the top ten of The Billboard 200, this week moving 16-13 James Blunt's "Back T ...

  36. 'Bedlam' Back To No. 1 In Europe

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) is back to the top of European Top 100 Albums. As the English singer-songwriter climbs ever nearer to the top ten of The Billboard 200, this week moving 16-13 James Blunt's "Back T ...

  37. Blunt Bounces Back To Top U.K. Album Chart

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 While Shayne Ward's "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) started a fourth week at the top of the U.K. singles chart, there was a return to the top of the album survey for the top-selling album in B While Shayne Ward's &quo ...

  38. Blunt, Kaiser Chiefs Lead Brit Award Nominations

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrunners heading into the Brit Awards 2006, to be held Feb. 15 at London's Earl's Court. With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrun ...

  39. Blunt, Kaiser Chiefs Lead Brit Award Noms

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST To be held Feb. 15 at London's Earl's Court. With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrunners heading into the Brit Awards 2006, to be held Feb. 15 at London's Earl's Court. Singer/songwriter Bl ...

  40. Coldplay, Blunt To Perform At Brits

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt and K.T.Tunstall are the four British acts so far confirmed to perform at next month's BRIT Awards. Kanye West and Kelly Clarkson are the first international artis Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt and ...

  41. Strokes Earn First U.K. No. 1 Album

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New York rockers the Strokes earned their first No. 1 U.K. album yesterday (Jan. 9) with their third Rough Trade set, "First Impressions of Earth." The group reached No. 2 with their two previous stud New York rockers the Strokes earned th ...

  42. Shayne Ward, Eminem Lead U.K. Charts

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "X Factor" winner Shayne Ward begins 2006 as he ended the old year, with a second week atop the U.K. singles chart for "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony BMG). "X Factor" winner Shayne Ward begins 2006 as he ended t ...

  43. Green Day Claims Euro Year-End Leadership

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) beat James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" (Atlantic) to the No. 1 slot for 2005 as the Warner Music Group claimed the top two on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums ch Green Day&# ...

  44. Ward, Eminem Rule U.K. Christmas Charts

    December 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shayne Ward, the winner of last week's "The X Factor" TV talent series, achieved the much-sought Christmas No. 1 single in the U.K. with "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony BMG). The single sold a remar Shayne Ward, the M ...

  45. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart rules, Elvis' chart career, his favorites of 2005 and more with readers. WHY ISN'T 'CHRISTMAS' PRESENT? Hi Fred, I noticed that "All I Want for Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey is the No. 1 song on ...

  46. Robbie Dethrones Madonna For Euro Crown

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' Christmas gift on European Top 100 Albums is a return to No. 1 with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), depriving Madonna of the festive crown with "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warner Br Green Day's &quo ...

  47. Obscure Duo Nizlopi Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An acoustic ballad by two former street performers known as Nizlopi upset the odds by beating regular chart-toppers Westlife to No. 1 on the new U.K. singles chart, as "JCB Song" shifted 81,660 copies An acoustic ballad by two former stree ...

  48. No Dislodging Brown's 'Run It' From No. 1

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for its fifth straight week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100, but drops 2-5 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Brown's latest Chris Brown's "Run ...

  49. Chart Beat

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart news about Mariah Carey, Kristine W, James Blunt and Nelly, as well as Fred's top singles and albums of the year. GIFT-WRAPPED: For the first time in the short history of Billboard's Hot Digital Songs chart, a track that is not a cur ...

  50. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). & ...

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