1. Ricky Nelson

    Ricky Nelson

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  4. Ask Billboard: Say Good 'Night' to Gaga's Streak?

    January 15, 2012 6:05 PM EST 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 ...

  5. Is Adele's 'Someone Like You' The First No. 1 Piano-And-Vocal-Only Ballad?

    September 13, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 H ello Gary! I was amazed (and very, very happy) that Adele 's wonderful and mesmerizing ballad "Someone Like You" has made it all the way to the top of the Hot 100 , helped by her incredible performance at the MTV Video Music Awards ...

  6. Billboard.com Lists: The Best, The Most and The Greatest

    August 24, 2011 3:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 _ _ Chart Article _ _ 1000 Hot 100 No. 1s The Hot 100's First 1000 No. 1 Songs, from Ricky Nelson to Lady Gaga _ The 30 Best Music Videos Ever You voted on the top 10 videos of each decade since MTV's 1981 launch. _ The 50 Sexiest Songs of ...

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Lady Gaga, Steven Tyler, Romeo Santos

    May 19, 2011 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 THE LOVE OF 'GLORY': As previously reported , Lady Gaga blasts onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 3 with "The Edge of Glory." The third single from "Born This Way," due Monday (May 23), follows the title cut, which spent ...

  8. 1000 No. 1s: Which Record Labels Have Ruled The Billboard Hot 100?

    February 18, 2011 7:30 AM EST A word cloud reflecting the percentage of songs in the Billboard Hot 100's first 1000 No. 1 songs -- click here for a larger version, and head here for a list of all labels with more than four No. 1 songs. This week, Billboard published " ...

  9. Billboard Hot 100 Celebrates Anniversary

    August 04, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two years ago, Billboard celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. As explained in a special feature at the time on billboard.com, "After nearly two decades of tracking songs distinctively by sales or plays (on jukeboxes a ...

  10. Chart Beat Thursday: Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, Marc Cohn

    July 29, 2010 4:55 PM EDT IS A 'TEENAGE' NUMBER: Katy Perry pounces onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 20 with "Teenage Dream," the follow-up to her six-week No. 1 "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg . After her first six chart entries de ...

  11. Duke Grad Mike Posner Heats Up The Charts

    June 25, 2010 12:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Before Mike Posner graduated from Duke University in May with a 3.6 GPA and a degree in sociology, he had already locked in something many college seniors covet: a job. Great news, especially in this roiling economy. But some might not consider Posn ...

  12. Chart Beat Thursday: Ke$ha, Janet, Reba

    December 24, 2009 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK: A new decade brings a new No. 1 to the Billboard Hot 100, as rookie Ke$ha rises 2-1 with "TiK Tok." The 22-year-old, born Kesha Rose Sebert, is the first solo female to ascend to the summit with a maiden chart entry ...

  13. May 27, 2009

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200: The two-disc “Stadium Arcadium.” 1994 – A son, Miles Brockman, is born in Los Angeles to singer Lionel Richie and Diane Alexander. 197 ...

  14. April 10, 2009

    April 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Jazz singer Dakota Staton dies in New York at the age of 76. 2003 – Singer Little Eva dies of cancer at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston, N.C., at the age of 59. 1998 – Radio personality Eddie O’Jay dies at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, N ...

  15. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards in London, but is booed by the audience when she fails to turn up and pick up her trophies. Knowles wins best 2006 - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at ...

  16. Hot 100

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard is celebrating the Hot 100's 50th anniversary. What do you think is the most impressive achievement in the chart's history? Billboard is celebrating the Hot 100's 50th anniversary. What do you think is the most impressive ac ...

  17. Chart Beat: Katy Perry, Kathy Griffin, Miley Cyrus

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses the 1000th No. 1 of the rock era, Kathy Griffin's comedy album, Miley Cyrus and more! ROCKIN' AND KISSIN': Music historians acknowledge that the rock era was ushered in by one 45 rpm single: "(We're Gonna) Roc ...

  18. This Day in Music

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. The two-disc "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) sells 442,000 copies in the United Sta 2006 - For the first time in their 22- ...

  19. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help ...

  20. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner a ...

  21. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards in London, but is booed by the audience when she fails to turn up and pick up her trophies. Knowles wins best 2006 - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at ...

  22. Chart Beat Chat

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Carrie Underwood, DeFranco Family hits, Fergie and more! LIVING IN CARRIE'S NATION Mr. Fred Bronson, In your Chart Beat column of July 5, 2007, Carrie Underwood was featured for having the longest-running title (&qu ...

  23. This Day in Music

    May 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. The two-disc "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) sells 442,000 copies in the United Sta 2006 - For the first time in their 22- ...

  24. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help ...

  25. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner a ...

  26. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Ex-10,000 Maniacs frontwoman Natalie Merchant kicks off her first solo tour in New Orleans with her first solo album "Tigerlily" at No. 15 on The Billboard 200.<br clear="none"/><br clea 2001 - ...

  27. This Day in Music

    May 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1994 - </b>A son, Miles Brockman, is born in Los Angeles to singer Lionel Richie and Diane Alexander. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Tracy Byrd takes part in a tribute to the late Dale Earn ...

  28. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Promise Ring lead singer Davey vonBolhlen undergoes emergency surgery to remove a benign brain tumor, necessitating the cancellation of the Milwaukee-based band's European tour.<br clear 2001 - Husband and wife team ...

  29. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Celebrated artist Peter Howson unveils 10 nude portraits of Madonna-his latest works-to the world. The artist painted the works from imagination, since Madonna's husband, British film di 2004 - Two months removed from ...

  30. Singer Gene Pitney Dies In Cardiff

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Gene Pitney, who shot to fame in the 1960s with hits including "24 Hours From Tulsa," has died while on tour in Britain, according to his agent, Jene Levy. Gene Pitney, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame whose hits included ...

  31. Chart Beat

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 This week's examination of Billboard's chart stats is overwhelmingly country, with George Strait, Conway Twitty, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash all in the spotlight, along with hip-hop act D4L and late STRAIT TO NO. 1: A chart record that ha ...

  32. Songwriter Baker Knight Dies

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Prolific songwriter Baker Knight, whose hits were recorded by stars ranging from Elvis Presley to Ricky Nelson, Paul McCartney, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, has died at age 72. Prolific songwriter Baker Knight, whose hits were recorded by stars ra ...

  33. Songwriter Baker Knight Dies At 72

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Prolific songwriter Baker Knight, whose hits were recorded by stars ranging from Elvis Presley to Ricky Nelson, Paul McCartney, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, has died at age 72. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Prolific songwriter Baker Kn ...

  34. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Ex-10,000 Maniacs frontwoman Natalie Merchant kicks off her first solo tour in New Orleans with her first solo album "Tigerlily" at No. 15 on The Billboard 200.<br clear="none"/><br clea 2001 - ...

  35. This Day in Music

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Tracy Byrd takes part in a tribute to the late Dale Earnhardt at Lowes Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. Byrd sings while the jumbotron video screens show highlights of Earnhardt's many 2001 - Tracy Byrd takes part in ...

  36. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill ...

  37. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Two months removed from her infamous breast-baring incident at the Super Bowl halftime show, Janet Jackson makes another big splash on network television when she earns NBC's "Saturday N 2004 - Two months removed ...

  38. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley, Clay Aiken, downloads and his latest book with readers. WHEN HE'S 64 Hi Fred, Did you notice that 40 years ago this week on Billboard's Top LPs chart (Oct. 19, 1963), Barbra Streisand ...

  39. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2001 - Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in S ...

  40. This Day in Music

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Tracy Byrd takes part in a tribute to the late Dale Earnhardt at Lowes Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. Byrd sings while the jumbotron video screens show highlights of Earnhardt's many 2001 - Tracy Byrd takes part in ...

  41. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill ...

  42. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Celebrated artist Peter Howson unveils 10 nude portraits of Madonna-his latest works-to the world. The artist painted the works from imagination, since Madonna's husband, British film di 2002 - Celebrated artist Peter ...

  43. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses the Dixie Chicks, drastic chart drops, freedom of speech, radio airplay, and songs with 'fool' in the title with readers. THE NIGHT THEY DROVE THE DIXIES DOWN Fred, Looks like the title "Landslide" was appr ...

  44. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2001 - Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in S ...

  45. This Day in Music

    August 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's Central Park in 1998, the Montreux Jazz Festival launches its first U.S. tour at the Chicago Theatre, featuring Al Jarreau, Ro 2000 - Following a successful o ...