1. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Rihanna's 'Rude Boy' Rules Hot 100

    April 21, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 2010, she scored her sixth of 13 No. 1s so far. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Madonna, Richard Marx and Little Peggy March Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart hi ...

  2. Elton John Extends Record For Most AC Hits

    March 24, 2014 1:35 PM EDT The icon furthers his lead for the most entries in the Adult Contemporary chart's 53-year history as 'Can't Stay Alone Tonight' debuts Elton John extends his record for the most appearances in the nearly 53-year history of Bill ...

  3. Ryan Tedder Can't Stop: Working With U2, Elton John (and Everyone Else) While OneRepublic Enjoys Career Highs: Cover Story

    March 17, 2014 11:00 AM EDT The Undercover King of Pop: He made more than $2.5 million writing songs last year but doesn't know it. Now OneRepublic's lead singer, who claims to never check his money, is music's most prolific writer/producer Ryan Tedder is w ...

  4. Ryan Tedder Q&A + Billboard Photo Shoot Behind-the-Scenes

    Ryan Tedder Q&A + Billboard Photo Shoot Behind-the-Scenes

    March 17, 2014 10:23 AM EDT 1 0 0 Ryan Tedder Q&A + Billboard Photo Shoot: Behind-the-scenes with the OneRepublic frontman in Paris. Videos Ryan Tedder ...

  5. Ryan Tedder's Billboard Cover: 5 Things We Learned About the Undercover King of Pop

    March 14, 2014 2:28 PM EDT .036 k 0 Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic seems to be pondering something on the cover of the March 22 issue of Billboard ( buy it ). Is he thinking about his next big hit for a major star, or perhaps his own band? One thing's for certain: the pop tun ...

  6. No U2 Album, Tour Until 2015 (Exclusive)

    March 07, 2014 11:09 AM EST 5.431 k 562 6 Fresh off the Oscars, the band quietly delays its fall tour and album, while inviting Ryan Tedder and Paul Epworth into the studio The media blitz U2 has enjoyed during the first two months of 2014 has been virtually unrivaled - unless you&# ...

  7. John Oates on New EP Series: 'It Came Together Out of Necessity'

    February 27, 2014 9:33 PM EST 0 0 0 John Oates would love to tell you that there is some kind of master plan behind the upcoming release of "Good Road To Follow," his forthcoming three-EP set, which is due March 18 on PS / Elektra. Honestly -- he would love to. “It came toge ...

  8. OneRepublic Extends Summer Tour, Talks 'Counting Stars' Success

    February 07, 2014 9:06 AM EST "We'll probably introduce a song or two from stuff we're working on for the next album," Ryan Tedder says of tour plans. "We're trying to raise the bar" When OneRepublic announced an early summer 2014 tour behin ...

  9. Chart Moves: Lady Gaga Leaps With Help From Christina Aguilera; The Fray Returns To The Hot 100; White Stripes' 'Army' Storms Back Due To Viral Revival

    January 11, 2014 10:35 AM EST As previously reported, Pitbull and Ke$ha take over atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber" and Katy Perry reaches the top 10 with "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J. Who else gallops up Billboard song charts this week? -- Lady G ...

  10. Ryan Tedder On Secrecy Behind Beyonce’s Album: 'I Knew 90 Minutes Before It Dropped’

    December 19, 2013 4:21 AM EST Beyonce's new album was so secret, one of its producers only knew of its release 90 minutes before it dropped. Beyonce released her self-titled album in surprise form last week. Ryan Tedder produced the single "XO," and he learned ...

  11. Beyonce's Sales Grow to 550K+, Set for 2013's Biggest Debut By a Woman

    December 15, 2013 10:30 PM EST Beyonce's surprise self-titled album is all but guaranteed a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart this week. Industry sources suggest its sales have grown to over 550,000 in the U.S. through Saturday (14) night. The album may sell 600,000 b ...

  12. Ryan Tedder Joins 'The Voice' Team as Producer and Songwriter

    November 26, 2013 9:47 PM EST 0 0 0 The OneRepublic frontman will write a song for the three finalists Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic has joined NBC's "The Voice" as the show's first-ever in-house producer and songwriter. Related Articles Ryan Tedder Q&A: On OneRep ...

  13. Cher, Ed Sheeran Join 'The Voice' as Mentors

    September 09, 2013 4:30 PM EDT Weeks ahead of the return of "The Voice," NBC has named the new advisers for the fifth cycle. Cher, Ed Sheeran, Ryan Tedder and Miguel have been tapped to help "The Voice" coaches guide their respective teams during the season. ...

  14. Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire, More Support Oklahoma at Tornado Benefit Concert

    May 29, 2013 10:40 PM EDT "Everyday people are the ones who are making miracles / And it's beautiful," Reba McEntire sings on the chorus of "Everyday People," her 2007 duet with Carole King. On Wednesday night (May 29), as McEntire performed th ...

  15. Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire, More Support Oklahoma at Tornado Benefit Concert

    May 29, 2013 10:40 PM EDT "Everyday people are the ones who are making miracles / And it's beautiful," Reba McEntire sings on the chorus of "Everyday People," her 2007 duet with Carole King. On Wednesday night (May 29), as McEntire performed the s ...

  16. Oklahoma Native Ryan Tedder Hopes Tornado Benefit Concert Raises Awareness

    May 29, 2013 6:36 PM EDT OneRepublic frontman proposes a cellar fund to encourage construction of more underground shelters in Tornado Alley: "This is a turning point," he says Native Oklahoman Ryan Tedder has returned home to participate in tonight's Heali ...

  17. OneRepublic's 'If I Lose Myself' Video: Go Behind the Scenes

    January 29, 2013 10:05 AM EST On the set of the band's 'Matrix'-inspired new video   OneRepublic's "If I Lose Myself" may sound like a YOLO anthem, but as frontman Ryan Tedder shares in an exclusive behind-the-scenes video from the set, the song h ...

  18. OneRepublic Going 'Native' in March, Release Single

    January 08, 2013 1:45 PM EST 3 0 0 OneRepublic announced on Tuesday they'll release their third studio album, "Native," on March 26. Lead single "If I Lose Myself" is the first taste from the much anticipated set from the group, their first since 2009's ...

  19. Tony Lucca Says He and Justin Timberlake Are 'Flirting' With Working Together

    December 11, 2012 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 'The Voice' Alum Returns to Hit NBC Show Tonight, Talks Upcoming Album on Adam Levine's Label Tony Lucca expects his upcoming return to "The Voice" to be "interesting" -- to say the least. The second season's ...

  20. Publishing Briefs: NMPA Announces Capitol Hill Showcase To Coincide With Royalty Hearings; Ole, BMG & Kobalt Signings; More

    November 27, 2012 3:57 PM EST -- The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) has organized a songwriters' showcase for Nov. 28, the same day as the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet is holding hearings on music licensing. The e ...

  21. Spotlight on Asher Monroe

    November 26, 2012 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article Asher Monroe arrives with single 'Here With You' ahead of debut album. Asher Monroe has been in the entertainment business ever since he booked a gig on the national tour of "Beauty and the Beast" when he was 7 year ...

  22. Morning Fix: Frank Barsalona Remembered; Internet Royalties Debate Hits Congress Wednesday; Rolling Stones Kick Off Anniversary Dates

    November 26, 2012 8:45 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and other free music-business newsletters FREE FRANK BARSALONA, MUSIC AGENT WHO REVOLUTIONIZED CONCERT BIZ, DEAD AT 74: Frank Barsalona, a pioneering music agent whose Premier Talent age ...

  23. Abandoned Pools Finally Cash in With 'Sublime Currency'

    September 11, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been seven years since Abandoned Pools -- the one-man act of multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Tommy Walter -- released its last set, "Armed to the Teeth," on Universal Records. Despite being a sublime alternative rock soundtrack ...

  24. Ask Billboard: More Medal-Worthy Olympic Hits

    August 03, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 As the Olympics continue, so do e-mails about memorable songs from Games past. Plus, we tour the music of U.S. territories. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billbo ...

  25. Maroon 5 Already Working on 'Overexposed' Follow-Up

    July 05, 2012 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 'We're more focused than we've ever been,' says guitarist James Valentine Though it's only two singles into the campaign, the highly collaborative experience of making its new album, "Overexposed," has Maroon 5 cho ...

  26. Carly Rae Jepsen Q&A: 'My Life Has Changed In Every Way'

    June 25, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Read the online-exclusive Q&A from the Billboard cover story on Carly Rae Jepsen At age 26, Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen has turned heads by storming the U.S. pop charts with her indelible hit single "Call Me Maybe," whi ...

  27. Carly Rae Jepsen: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 25, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Read an excerpt from Billboard's cover story on the 'Call Me Maybe' phenomenon "It's been a cool day today," Carly Rae Jepsen , calling in from Los Angeles, says casually. "I ran into RedFoo from LMFAO at the airpo ...

  28. 'Call Me Maybe' Tops the Hot 100

    June 21, 2012 7:35 PM EDT It's been a cool day today," Carly Rae Jepsen, calling in from Los Angeles, says casually. "I ran into RedFoo from LMFAO at the airport, and we've been writing a song together today. Over the phone." This is Jepsen's ...

  29. Chart Highlights: Carrie Underwood Crowns Country Songs With 'Good Girl'

    June 04, 2012 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Underwood's 'Good Girl' is better than good: it's the new No. 1 on Country Songs. Plus, fellow former 'American Idol' queen Kelly Clarkson tops AC and One Direction rules Dance/Club Play Songs. Chart Highlights offers a ...

  30. Chart Moves: Rihanna Rises on Hot 100, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw's 'Star' Fades

    May 25, 2012 9:00 AM EDT As previously reported , Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" reaches No. 1 on the Hot Digital Songs chart, and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, while Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know," featuring Kimbra, spends a si ...

  31. Ryan Tedder 'Hoarding' Songs for OneRepublic Album

    May 22, 2012 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hitmaker for Adele Talks Songwriting, Potential Solo Career + More According to Ryan ­Tedder, there are two approaches to songwriting and producing: seasonal and evergreen. Seasonal means mastering the hot sound of the moment. "In a couple year ...

  32. B.o.B, 'Strange Clouds': Track-By-Track Review

    May 01, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B isn't just a rapper, nor does he have time for such a simple statement. Photos: Day in the Life of B.o.B On his debut album, "B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray" (2010), the Atlanta transplant pinned his rap skills to t ...

  33. Maroon 5's 'Payphone' Charges Onto Hot 100

    April 25, 2012 1:11 PM EDT How ironic that a song about something as old-fashioned as a payphone sets a digital download record. With digital sales of 493,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, Maroon 5's "Payphone," featuring rapper Wiz Khalifa, roars onto the ...

  34. ASCAP 2012 Expo: Peter Frampton, Carly Simon Talk Songwriting, More During Day 1 Panels

    April 20, 2012 4:00 PM EDT The three day 2012 ASCAP Expo kicked off in Los Angeles on Thursday as an array of eager songwriters - novice, up and coming, and established - filed into the Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, anxious to soak up advice from songwriting idols like Ca ...

  35. Backbeat Coachella: Swedish House Mafia's Sebastian Ingrosso, One Republic's Ryan Tedder on Collab, Airplane Bathrooms

    April 15, 2012 8:49 PM EDT Ryan Tedder (left) of One Republic and Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia performed their song "Calling" at Coachella on Saturday night. (Photo: Catie Laffoon) Songwriter Ryan Tedder of One Republic has written songs for the likes ...

  36. Gym Class Heroes Ready 'Fighter' Single Rollout

    April 10, 2012 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 As Gym Class Heroes rolls out "The Fighter," the third single from "The Papercut Chronicles II" album, frontman Travie McCoy predicts that "we're definitely going to be riding this (album) for a while." But he also ...

  37. B.o.B's 'Clouds' Features Taylor Swift, Chris Brown... and Morgan Freeman?

    April 09, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B is doing his best to ensure no sophomore slump comes his way with an all-star lineup of features for his upcoming disc, "Strange Clouds." Revealed via Instagram on Monday afternoon (Apr. 9), the album calls upon stars from both the m ...

  38. Skrillex, Ellie Goulding Hit the Studio With 2/3 of Swedish House Mafia

    April 09, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 'We Had a Blast,' Says Sebastian Ingrosso of Collaboration S wedish House Mafia members Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso hit the studio recently with Skrillex and his girlfriend Ellie Goulding , according to Ingrosso. "We made a d ...

  39. Exclusive: Front Line's Irving Azoff Talks Fair, Palmese Hires; Insists 'We're Not a Record Label'

    April 03, 2012 3:29 PM EDT Once more, with feeling, from Front Line CEO Irving Azoff: "We're not a record label." The company is, however, more well-stocked with label-executive resources, since it announced on Monday the hiring of producer/exec Ron Fair and ...

  40. Cody Simpson on Working with Justin Bieber: 'The Fans Are Very Excited'

    February 24, 2012 2:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Cody Simpson says that there are "only a certain few (people) I like to work with" in the studio as he continues to put together his debut album. But one of those is Justin Bieber , a match that certainly seems made in pop heaven. "We ...

  41. Beyonce Readies Two Albums For 2012

    February 15, 2012 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Queen Bey' never sleeps. Though giving birth to hers and Jay-Z 's first child, Blue Ivy Carter, just over a month ago, Beyoncé continues to put in work. The singer is working on not one but two new projects slated for 2012. Blue Ivy Photos ...

  42. Adele's Next '21' Single: 'Rumour Has It'

    February 13, 2012 2:40 PM EST 0 0 0 This is no rumor."21" album, will be the stompingly catchy "Rumour Has It," Billboard has confirmed. Adele collaborator Ryan Tedder, who co-wrote the song with Adele and produced it, revealed the news on the Grammy red carpet on ...

  43. Grammys 2012 Backstage: Adele 'Busy Being Happy,' Bon Iver Busy Chewing His Grammy

    February 13, 2012 12:05 PM EST Best New Artist Grammy winner Justin Vernon of Bon Iver biting the hand that...rather his trophy (Getty Images) On a big night for Adele, she had a lot to say backstage -- as did the rest of the Grammy victors. Hear what you didn't see on the ...

  44. Grammys 2012: 19 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 13, 2012 12:26 AM EST 0 0 0 On a big night for Adele, she had a lot to say backstage -- as did the rest of the Grammy victors. Hear what you didn't see on the Grammy broadcast below. Adele's Big Night : While her millions of fans may have worried about her recovery f ...

  45. Ryan Tedder on the 2012 Grammy Carpet

    Ryan Tedder on the 2012 Grammy Carpet

    February 12, 2012 11:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ryan Tedder on the 2012 Grammy Carpet Grammys , Ryan Tedder , Ryan Tedder Grammys 2013 Grammys 2014 Ryan Tedder ...

  46. Q&A With The Fray: New Album 'Scars & Stories,' 10 Years of Hits

    February 07, 2012 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 On Jan. 20, Chart Beat sat down with the Fray 's Isaac Slade and Joe King before the band's performance at the iHeartRadio Theater presented by P.C. Richard & Son in New York. The Denver-based quartet, rounded out by Dave Welsh and Dan ...

  47. B.o.B Releases 'E.P.I.C.' Mixtape

    November 29, 2011 11:19 AM EST 0 0 0 In anticipation of his sophomore album, "Strange Clouds," B.o.B has released a new 15-track mixtape. "E.P.I.C.," which stands for "Every Play Is Crucial," hit the web on Monday (Nov. 28). The tape features guest appeara ...

  48. Far East Movement Peg Early 2012 for Second Album

    September 27, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a whirlwind of success on the Billboard Hot 100 over the past year, Los Angeles hip-hop group Far*East Movement is hoping to release its bass-heavy sophomore album on Interscope/Cherrytree early next year, the act's Kev Nish tells Billboa ...

  49. Gavin DeGraw Dusts Off After NYC Street Fight, Delivers 'Sweeter' Album

    September 16, 2011 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the early morning hours of Aug. 8, singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw was assaulted by a group of unknown men in Manhattan's East Village, not far from the bar he co-owns with his brother, the National Underground. DeGraw, 34, was then hit by a ...

  50. Billboard Bits: Ryan Tedder To Open BBQ Franchises, Bon Iver & James Blake Song Surfaces

    August 24, 2011 7:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder To Open Ten BBQ Franchises OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder has signed a deal with Southern Hospitality BBQ to be the first franchise owner ...

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