1. How David Guetta's 'Titanium' Became The Longest-Charting Dance Hit Since Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'

    June 18, 2012 8:20 AM EDT In its 28th week on Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart, David Guetta's "Titanium," featuring Sia, passes Darude's "Sandstorm" (27 weeks over two chart runs in 2000-02) to become the ranking's longest-ru ...

  2. David Guetta Has Longest-Charting Dance Hit Since Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'

    June 17, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guetta's 'Titanium,' featuring Sia, moves toward Jackson's album 'Thriller' in the Dance/Club Play Songs chart's history. In its 28th week on Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart, David Guetta 's " ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ask Billboard: Are Chart Rule Changes Needed?

    December 19, 2011 10:05 AM 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. TMI Ep. 6: Common, KROQ Christmas, Taylor Dayne & More

    December 14, 2011 3:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Common, KROQ 'Christmas' & More: Watch the 12/15 Episode Tune In Live Every Thursday at 3pm ET On episode five of Billboard's TMI: The Music Insider (Dec. 15), host Downtown Julie Brown caught up with rapper Common , who was prepa ...

  6. Former Michael Jackson Manager Frank DiLeo Dies

    August 24, 2011 8:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Music industry executive Frank DiLeo, who managed Michael Jackson 's career in the 1980s and returned as his manager in the superstar's final days, has died. He was 64. Publicist Karen Sundell says DiLeo died Wednesday morning. The cause o ...

  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. Karen Rodriguez Voted Off 'American Idol,' Top 11 Remain

    March 17, 2011 9:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 After once again being voted into the "American Idol" bottom three alongside two female singers, Karen Rodriguez could not survive this week's competition and was voted off during the elimination episode on Fox tonight (Mar. 17). Hale ...

  9. Debbie Gibson, Tiffany Preview Syfy Film In New York

    January 25, 2011 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Last night (Jan. 24), '80s teen queens Debbie Gibson and Tiffany celebrated the release of their two-decades-in-the-making TV movie, "Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid," which premieres on Syfy Saturday (Jan. 29). The pair, whom Gibson dubbed ...

  10. Weekly Chart Notes: Ke$ha, Katy Perry, Michael Jackson

    September 02, 2010 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 UNUSUAL FAME, OUT OF THE BLUE: Ke$ha becomes the 11th solo female to collect at least four Billboard Hot 100 top 10s from a debut album in the chart's 52-year history, as "Take It Off," from her introductory set "Animal," pr ...

  11. George Clinton, Sheila E Set For 'Gone Country'

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 CMT is bringing its singing competition series "Gone Country" back for a third season. CMT is bringing its singing competition series "Gone Country" back for a third season. Celebrities competing for country music stardom this ti ...

  12. CMT Shooting Season 3 Of 'Gone Country'

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST CMT is bringing back its singing competition series "Gone Country" for a third season. Celebrities competing for country music stardom this time around include musicians George Clinton and Sheila E., former Miss USA Tara Conner, singer T ...

  13. Chart Beat

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Mariah Carey, Flo Rida's "Low," Keyshia Cole and more! STRAIT IN AT NO. 19: Even veteran artists can find new mountains to climb. George Strait's 108th chart entry on Hot Country Songs is the highest-debuting title ...

  14. Chart Beat Chat

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss "American Idol," Diane Warren, changing song titles and more. IT'S NOT WHERE YOU FINISH Hi Fred, I saw that Bucky Covington, the eighth-place finalist on season five of "American Idol," debuted a ...

  15. Chart Beat

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Nelly Furtado, Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, George Strait and Paris Hilton. TWO 'LOOSE' TRACKS HOLD POLE POSITIONS: Nelly Furtado is No. 1 on the singles chart whether you live in the United States or the United Kingdom, but ...

  16. CHART BEAT

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey, Weezer, Green Day, Backstreet Boys and Kelly Clarkson. IT'S CARRIE'S NATION: Following in the footsteps of three other "American Idol" finalists, 2 ...

  17. 'Idol' Error Forces New Vote Tonight

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Due to the display of incorrect phone numbers at the end of last night's (March 22) "American Idol" performance episode, the entire public vote will be scrapped and redone tonight. Due to the display of incorrect phone numbers at the ...

  18. 'Lizzie McGuire' Actress Balances TV, Film, Music

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Actress/singer Hilary Duff finds herself among such acts as Atomic Kitten, the Beu Sisters, and even the late Dean Martin on the soundtrack to "The Lizzie McGuire Movie." Due April 22 from Walt Disney Actress/singer Hilary Duff finds herse ...

  19. Artists Celebrate 'Being Out'

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A combination of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight artists "committed to openness and honesty" have contributed tracks to the benefit compilation "Being Out Rocks." A combination of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transge ...

  20. Elvis, Eminem Stay On Top Of U.K. Charts

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elvis Presley and Eminem maintained their supremacy at the top of the new U.K. sales charts yesterday (June 30). "A Little Less Conversation" by Elvis Vs. JXL (RCA) is Britain's No. 1 single for a thi Elvis Presley and Eminem maintain ...

  21. Arista Offers Ultimate 'Ultimate Dance Party'

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Next week, Arista will release "Ultimate Dance Party: The Best Of!!," a 19-track collection of high-energy club favorites, most of which have graced the past four volumes of the label's "Ultimate Danc Next week, Arista will relea ...

  22. Celebrities To Entertain Troops Overseas

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country artist Clint Black, pop singer Taylor Dayne, and former MTV personality "Downtown" Julie Brown are among a group of celebrities headed overseas to entertain troops deployed after the Sept. 11 Country artist Clint Black, pop singer ...