1. How Lady Gaga, Katy Perry And Rihanna Came To Dominate Top 40 Radio

    October 02, 2012 12:19 PM EDT A pure pop boom coincides with the Pop Songs radio airplay chart's two-decade anniversary. Rihanna (left) and Katy Perry. (Photo: Getty Images) Happy birthday, Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs chart! Two decades in, the ranking co ...

  2. Analysis: How Lady Gaga, Katy Perry And Rihanna Came To Dominate Top 40 Radio

    October 02, 2012 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 A pure pop boom coincides with the Pop Songs radio airplay chart's two-decade anniversary. Happy birthday, Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs chart! Two decades in, the ranking continues to track the trends at, and reveal the realitie ...

  3. Enrique Iglesias Scores First Pop Songs No. 1

    March 01, 2011 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Patience pays off for Enrique Iglesias , who completes the longest climb to the top of Billboard's Pop Songs chart from an artist's first entry on the survey, as "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris and DJ Fra ...

  4. Taio Cruz-es To Second Pop Songs No. 1

    August 24, 2010 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 After no solo male artists had begun their discographies with a pair of No. 1 entries on Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart between its inception in 1992 and last year, two such singers have achieved the feat this year. Taio Cruz becomes ...

  5. 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 ...