1. July 2, 1988: Michael Jackson Scores Fifth Hot 100 No. 1 From 'Bad'

    July 02, 2013 3:08 PM EDT Today marks the 25th anniversary of the King of Pop setting a record that only one artist has matched since Twenty-five years ago today (July 2, 1988), Michael Jackson made history as the first act to achieve five No. 1 singles on the Billboard Ho ...

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  3. Michael Jackson's Biggest Chart Thrills

    November 30, 2012 10:02 AM EST As fans worldwidehe 30th anniversary of the release of Michael Jackson's landmark album "Thriller," Billboard celebrates the late King of Pop's musical legacy. Chart Beat looks back at the astonishing dominance Jackson enjoyed ...

  4. Michael Jackson's Duet Partner Siedah Garrett Talks 'Bad25'

    November 21, 2012 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 There's a moment in Spike Lee's new Michael Jackson documentary "Bad25" that Siedah Garrett - co-writer of "Man in the Mirror" and the late Jackson's duet partner on "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" - ...

  5. July 2, 1988: Michael Jackson Makes Hot 100 History

    July 02, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 On this date 24 years ago, the King of Pop achieved a chart first. Only Katy Perry has matched the feat since. Twenty-four years ago today, on July 2, 1988, Michael Jackson made history on the Billboard Hot 100. On this date, the late King of Pop cl ...

  6. Trevor Rabin Honored at ASCAP Film & TV Awards by Bruckheimer, Yes' Anderson, Roasted by Turteltaub

    June 29, 2012 1:27 PM EDT From left: ASCAP CEO, John LoFrumento, ASCAP Henry Mancini Award winnerTrevor Rabin and President and Chairman, ASCAP, Paul Williams pose during the Film & Television Music Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/PictureG ...

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Carly Rae Jepsen, Michael Jackson, Eric Church

    June 16, 2012 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Calling out some quirky chart feats as Carly Rae Jepsen tops the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Call Me Maybe.' A round-up of random facts in the wake of Carly Rae Jepsen now being chased by all the other boys (and girls and groups) on the Billbo ...

  8. Adele's '21' At 24; Alan Jackson Debuts At No. 2

    June 14, 2012 4:40 PM EDT Country king Alan Jackson debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with his latest effort, "Thirty Miles West." The set sold 73,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is his first for EMI Nashville after more than 2 ...

  9. Alan Jackson Scores Top Debut on Billboard 200, Adele's Back at No. 1

    June 13, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country king Alan Jackson debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his latest effort, "Thirty Miles West." The set sold 73,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is his first for EMI Nashville after ...

  10. Alan Jackson, Beach Boys, Neil Young Debut High On Billboard 200 Chart; Adele Returns to No. 1

    June 13, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Country king Alan Jackson debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with his latest effort, Thirty Miles West . The set sold 73,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is his first for EMI Nashville after more than 20 years wit ...

  11. Backbeat: Howard Shore, Siedah Garrett, Ludovic Bource, Other Oscar Nominated Composers, Songwriters Gather Before Big Day

    February 26, 2012 8:41 AM EST Oscar nominees, from left, Brett McKenzie, Ludovic Bource, Sergio Mednes, Siedah Garrett and Alberto Iglesias chat before offical photograohs are taken as the annual Society of Composers and Lyricists pre-Oscar party. (Photo: Phil Gallo) Most of t ...

  12. Rio's' Siedah Garrett on Oscar's Original Song Snub: 'People Are Not Happy'

    February 23, 2012 7:27 AM EST Real In Rio from Waldo de la Cruz on Vimeo . Songwriter Siedah Garrett has a 50 percent chance of winning an Oscar on Sunday night. Her nomination, for best original song for "Real in Rio" from the animated movie Rio, is one of only two ...

  13. Sergio Mendes Frustrated By No Oscar Best Original Song Performances

    February 22, 2012 7:52 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - Sergio Mendes will attend the Academy Awards on Sunday, but will do so with mixed feelings. He's honored that his song "Real in Rio," from the animated movie "Rio," is one of the only two nominated this yea ...

  14. 'True Blood,' 'Girl With Dragon Tattoo,' '50/50' Among Guild of Music Supervisor Award Honorees

    February 13, 2012 5:03 PM EST Winners at the Guild of Music Supervisors Awads were, front row, from left, Steve Schnur, Julia Michels, Evyen Klean, Jordan Silverberg, Gary Calamar; second row, Lia Vollack, Liza Richardson, Alicen Schneider, Stacy Wallen-McCarthy, Robin Kaye, G ...

  15. Oscar Analysis: What Happened to Best Original Song?

    January 24, 2012 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 The convoluted system to select nominees for the Best Original Song Oscar, altered in 2009 when the Academy raised the number of best picture nominees to 10, came back to haunt the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Tuesday (Jan. 24). O ...

  16. Oscar Analysis: Why Only Two Nominees for Best Original Song?

    January 24, 2012 10:49 AM EST The convoluted system to select nominees for the Best Original Song Oscar, which was altered in 2006 when the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences raised the number of best picture nominees to 10, came back to haunt it on Tuesday. Oscar Mu ...

  17. Oscar Nominations Announced: 'The Artist,' 'Tintin,' 'Hugo' Up For Best Score

    January 24, 2012 9:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominations for the 84th annual Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday morning (Jan. 24), and while "The Artist," "The Descendants," and "The Help" all got their expected due, this year's music nominations were a ...

  18. Oscar Musical Nominees: 'Muppets,' John Williams, 'Rio,' 'The Artist'

    January 24, 2012 8:56 AM EST Nominations for the 84th annual Academy Awards were announced today and while "The Artist" and "The Descendants," and "The Help" all got their expected due, this year's music nominations were less known. This yea ...

  19. Backbeat: Mervyn Warren On Clearing Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Usher Songs For 'Joyful Noise' Sdtk

    January 17, 2012 11:09 AM EST Composer, pianist and singer Mervyn Warren went on a whirlwind promotional tour for the Warner Bros. film "Joyful Noise" last week flying cross-country to appear on "Late Night With David Letterman" with Dolly Parton on Thursda ...

  20. Backbeat: Quincy Jones' Six-Decade Musical Celebration @ The Hollywood Bowl

    September 09, 2011 5:39 PM EDT Live at the Hollywood Bowl: Billed as " Quincy Jones featuring the Global Gumbo All-Stars and Friends," the night celebrated the legendary musician and producer's diverse career ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to Michael Jackson and po ...

  21. Michael Jackson, King of Pop Charts, Remembered

    August 29, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Aug. 29 marks what would have been Michael Jackson 's 53rd birthday. While the King of Pop passed June 25, 2009, his legacy lives on. Here is a look at the astounding dominance that Jackson exhibited on Billboard surveys. Michael Jackson: His L ...

  22. Can Katy Perry Pass Michael Jackson For Hot 100 History?

    August 23, 2011 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 After joining the King of Pop in making Billboard Hot 100 history , can Katy Perry do him one better? Perry last week became the first woman, and second artist overall after Michael Jackson , in the 53-year history of the chart to send five songs fr ...

  23. Katy Perry Makes Hot 100 History: Ties Michael Jackson's Record

    August 17, 2011 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry becomes the first woman, and second artist overall following Michael Jackson , in the 53-year history of the Billboard Hot 100 to send five songs from an album to No. 1, as "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" becomes the fifth chart ...

  24. Chart Beat: Michael Jackson

    June 26, 2009 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 As music fans mourn the loss of the King of Pop, we offer a special tribute edition of Chart Beat. Below are some examples of the astounding dominance of Michael Jackson on Billboard surveys. NO. 1 FROM THE START : Jackson was on his way to chart ro ...

  25. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the Ramones, dies at home in Los Angeles, California. He is 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer. Johnny Ramone was born J 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City ...

  26. Hot 100 Anniversary: Most No. 1s By Artist

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As part of Billboard's celebration of the Hot 100's 50th anniversary, we present a listing of each of the No. 1s by the artists who scored the most in the chart's history. Includes artist name, numbe As part of Billboard's celebr ...

  27. R&B Briefs: I Got Soul, Tony Rich, Austin & Garrett

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -Anthony David, Eric Roberson, Malina Moye, Sy Smith, Lina, Liv Warfield and 2007 Grammy nominee Vikter Duplaix are among the independent soul singer/songwriters who are participating in the second annual I Got Soul Conference (IGSC) in Dallas (Ju ...

  28. R&B/Jazz Briefs: Victoria White, Siedah Garrett, Stanley Jordan

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- New Jersey-bred singer/songwriter Victoria White is the first artist signed to Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White's Kalimba Music label. Her label debut, "The Upside," bows May 13. Melding R&B, folk, rock and jazz, ...

  29. West, Winehouse Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations, followed by Amy Winehouse with six and the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and T-Pain, each of wh Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual G ...

  30. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the Ramones, dies at home in Los Angeles, California. He is 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer. Johnny Ramone was born J 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City ...

  31. Lewis, Winehouse Rule The Roost On U.K. Charts

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "X Factor" winner Leona Lewis retained her singles crown on yesterday's (Jan. 14) new U.K. sales charts, as "A Moment Like This" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) narrowly held off "Proper Education" (Data/Positi "X Facto ...

  32. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist i ...

  33. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist i ...

  34. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. 2000 - For the first time since learning he has ...

  35. All I Got

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This much stronger follow-up to 2000's Tomorrow Today still finds Jarreau in enviably fine vocal form, working once again with arranger/producers Paul Brown, Steven Dubin, and others from the talented This much stronger follow-up to 2000's ...

  36. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. 2000 - For the first time since learning he has ...

  37. On the Way to Love

    July 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The lauded voice behind such R&B/crossover hits as "Baby, Come to Me" and "How Do You Keep the Music Playing" teams with producer Paul Brown (Al Jarreau, Boney James, George Benson) on her 15th ou The lauded voice behind such ...