1. Chris Brown Sentenced, Michael Jackson Alive?

    August 26, 2009 5:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 In this Wednesday edition of the Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard, both Third Eye Blind and Michael Jackson are doing some impressive things on the Billboard charts this week , Chris Brown hears his punishment in the Rihanna assault ...

  2. The Daily Noise 8.26.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 8.26.2009 - Billboard.com

    August 26, 2009 5:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Third Eye Blind and Michael Jackson are on the Billboard charts, Chris Brown hears his punishment, and Sugar Ray brings Weezer to "Music For Cougars." Viral video has the conspiracy theorists already wondering if Michael Jackson has indeed ...

  3. Reba McEntire Nets Second No. 1 on Billboard 200

    August 26, 2009 11:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's all about country music on top of the Billboard 200 for the third week in a row, as Reba McEntire scores her second topper on the chart. McEntire's "Keep On Loving You" enters at No. 1 with 96,000 copies, according to Nielse ...

  4. Reba McEntire Nets Second No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT George Strait hands off the Billboard 200's top spot to fellow country veteran Reba McEntire as the diva lands her second No. 1 on the chart. Her "Keep On Loving You" concurrently debuts at No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart—her ...

  5. Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z Make Noise On Hot 100

    August 20, 2009 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two records break and Miley Cyrus and Jay-Z make noise on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. As reported yesterday , the Black Eyed Peas break the record for the longest No. 1 stay for an act on the chart, with current chart topper "I Gotta Feeli ...

  6. George Strait Dethrones Michael Jackson, Tops Billboard 200

    August 19, 2009 10:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, the King of Pop steps aside for the King of Country as George Strait's "Twang" replaces Michael Jackson's enduring "Number Ones" as the best selling album in the country. Strait's new set sold 155,000 ...

  7. Ask Billboard: Madonna vs. Whitney: Who's Sold More?

    August 14, 2009 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com. Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. MATERIAL GIRL VS. EVERY WOMAN Hi G ...

  8. Black Eyed Peas, Jason Mraz Tie Records On Billboard Hot 100

    August 13, 2009 10:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas and Jason Mraz have caught up to chart records set by Usher and LeAnn Rimes , setting the stage for two new chart milestones on next week's Billboard Hot 100. With 19 consecutive weeks at No. 1, the Peas tie Usher's rec ...

  9. Chart Beat Wednesday: Madonna, Taylor Swift, Jim Brickman

    August 12, 2009 1:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 'CELEBRATION' CELEBRATION: Madonna extends her lead as the artist with the most hits in the history of Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart, as "Celebration" ignites at No. 29. The title cut from her third greatest hits c ...

  10. Sugarland No. 1 On Billboard 200; Jackson Still Week's Top-Seller

    August 12, 2009 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 While Michael Jackson is still the week's top seller, Sugarland's new Wal-Mart exclusive CD/DVD package "Live on the Inside" enters at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 76,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It� ...

  11. Jackson And Sugarland Top Tallies

    August 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT For the sixth week, Michael Jackson's "Number Ones" is the best-selling album in the United States, shifting 98,000. Can he make it a seventh week? . . . Sugarland's new Wal-Mart-exclusive CD/DVD combo "Live on the Inside& ...

  12. T.I., Jay Sean Post Big Numbers On Billboard Hot 100

    August 06, 2009 11:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 T.I. and U.K. singer Jay Sean tear up the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as T.I. scores the week's highest debut and Jay Sean earns his first top 10 on the chart. The incarcerated T.I.'s "Remember Me," featuring Mary J. Blige , deb ...

  13. The Daily Noise 8.5.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 8.5.2009 - Billboard.com

    August 05, 2009 4:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Take a close look at how Michael Jackson's mega-sales have racked up. Plus: Dave Grohl/Josh Homme supergroup and Kristina Debarge. Michael Jacksons Number Ones , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Them Crooked Vultures , Fuse , Kings Of Leon , Fabo ...

  14. Fabolous Tops Billboard 200; Jackson's 'Ones' Now 2009's Second-Best Seller

    August 05, 2009 10:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 The rapper Fabolous makes his "Way" to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for the first time in his career, but Michael Jackson's "Number Ones" collection still reigns on the Top Comprehensive Albums chart and becomes the year' ...

  15. Fabolous Tops Billboard 200; Jackson's 'Ones' Now 2009's Second-Best Seller

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The rapper Fabolous makes his "Way" to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for the first time in his career, but Michael Jackson's "Number Ones" collection still reigns on the Top Comprehensive Albums chart and becomes the year ...

  16. Michael Jackson: Still King

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The King of Pop is still the king of the Billboard charts. The Top Comprehensive Albums chart that is, where his "Number Ones" set reigns yet again (114,000). The set has now become the second-biggest-selling album of the year and has Ta ...

  17. Video Q&A: Def Leppard's Joe Elliott

    August 03, 2009 12:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Def Leppard earned six top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 and four top ten songs on the Hot 100 in the process of climbing to the pinnacle of hard rock fame in the late 80s. But unlike most of its big-haired peers, the band never descended into &quo ...

  18. Chart Beat Thursday: Whitney Houston, Black Eyed Peas, Demi Lovato

    July 30, 2009 4:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 MANY HAPPY RETURNS: A host of veterans enjoy warm welcomes back to Billboard charts this week. After co-hosting listening parties in Los Angeles, New York and London, attended by such collaborators as Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats and celebrities incl ...

  19. Black Eyed Peas Set Billboard Hot 100 Record

    July 30, 2009 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas set a record this week for the longest successive No. 1 chart run by a duo or group in the Billboard Hot 100's history. "I Gotta Feeling" is in its fifth consecutive week at No. 1, following 12 weeks at the top by ...

  20. Demi Lovato Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200, But Michael Jackson Still Reigns

    July 29, 2009 10:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Demi Lovato rules the Billboard 200 chart this week, as the Disney singer/actress' sophomore album "Here We Go Again" (Hollywood Records) debuts at No. 1 with 108,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Her first set, "D ...

  21. Chart Beat Thursday: Daughtry, Shakira, Black Eyed Peas

    July 23, 2009 3:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 DOUBLE DAUGHTRY: Daughtry makes it two-for-two atop the Billboard 200, as its sophomore set, "Leave This Town" arrives at No. 1. Having reigned with its self-titled debut album, Daughtry becomes just the third group in the 2000s to arrive ...

  22. Taylor Swift, Shakira Make Moves On Billboard Hot 100

    July 23, 2009 3:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me" at No. 3 nets a new peak on the Hot 100 for Swift, who made it to No. 4 with "Love Story" in January. Katy Perry gets back into the top 10 with "Waking Up in Vegas," which makes ...

  23. Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Shakira Make Moves On Hot 100

    July 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry and Shakira make their moves on the Hot 100 this week, while the Black Eyed Peas and Jason Mraz set new milestones. Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me" at No. 3 nets a new peak on the Hot 100 fo ...

  24. Daughtry Returns, Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    July 22, 2009 11:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 After three weeks of Michael Jackson owning the top selling album in the U.S., the late King of Pop steps aside as Daughtry reigns with "Leave This Town," which tops the Billboard 200 after selling 269,000 units, according to Nielsen Sound ...

  25. Hannah Montana, Mariah Carey Hit The Billboard Hot 100

    July 16, 2009 11:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hannah Montana edges out Mariah Carey on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as Miley Cyrus' TV alter ego claims her first top 10 on the chart. "He Could Be the One" debuts at No. 10, just above Carey's "Obsessed," which d ...

  26. Hannah Montana, Mariah Carey Debut High On Billboard Hot 100

    July 16, 2009 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hannah Montana edges out Mariah Carey on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as Miley Cyrus' TV alter ego claims her first top 10 on the chart. "He Could Be the One" debuts at No. 10, just above Carey's "Obsessed," which d ...

  27. Maxwell Tops Billboard 200

    July 15, 2009 1:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Maxwell makes big news on the Billboard 200 albums chart, entering at No. 1 with "BLACKsummers'night" and a career-high sales week of 316,000. It's his second chart-topper. The singer's last set, 2001's "Now," ...

  28. Maxwell Tops Billboard 200

    July 15, 2009 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Maxwell makes big news on the Billboard 200 albums chart, entering at No. 1 with "BLACKsummers'night" and a career-high sales week of 316,000. It's his second chart-topper. The singer's last set, 2001's "Now," ...

  29. The Billboard Q&A: Scott Borchetta

    July 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT When Scott Borchetta signed then-15-year-old Taylor Swift to his fledgling Big Machine Records label in 2005, the former DreamWorks Nashville executive ignored the prevailing view that teen acts don't work in the adult-oriented country format ...

  30. Colbie Caillat, Ting Tings Shake Up Billboard Hot 100

    July 09, 2009 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Colbie Caillat , Mary Mary and the Ting Tings shake up the Billboard Hot 100 in a week where the top five spots on the chart remain unchanged. Caillat has the week's hot shot debut at No. 12 with "Falling For You," the first song from ...

  31. Chart Beat: Miley Cyrus, 3OH!3, Alice In Chains

    July 08, 2009 2:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 'CLIMB' COMPLETED: Miley Cyrus has spent the second half of the 2000s topping various Billboard album charts. This week, she notches her first No. 1 on the Adult Contemporary radio airplay survey. "The Climb" ascends 2-1, pushing ...

  32. Chart Beat: Michael Jackson, The Black Eyed Peas, Jay-Z

    July 02, 2009 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 FIT FOR A KING: Just as he did in his life, Michael Jackson continues to break Billboard chart records. Following his passing June 25, Jackson's music floods Billboard's Top Pop Catalog, Top Comprehensive Albums and Hot Digital Songs chart ...

  33. Chart Beat: Jonas Brothers, Drake, Mariah Carey

    June 25, 2009 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 FAMILY AFFAIR, PART 1: Jonas Brothers burst onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with "Lines, Vines and Trying Times." The album, featuring first single "Paranoid" and "Before the Storm," a duet with Miley Cyrus, is the sibl ...

  34. Drake Flies Twice Into Top 10 Of Billboard Hot 100

    June 25, 2009 10:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Drake flies twice into the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 this week, with "Best I Ever Had" the week's greatest airplay gainer and "Every Girl," his collaboration with Lil Wayne, Gudda Gudda, Mack Maine and Jae Millz, the w ...

  35. Chart Beat: Elton John, David Cook, Maxwell

    June 24, 2009 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 ELTON'S ELLIOT 'ELECTRICITY' : Considering the thunderous applause that "Billy Elliot: The Musical" is eliciting on Broadway, it's fitting that the production's signature song, "Electricity," extends a pr ...

  36. Jonas Brothers Debut Atop Billboard 200

    June 24, 2009 11:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jonas Brothers score their second No. 1 album in less than a year as "Lines, Vines and Trying Times" debuts atop the Billboard 200 with 247,000. The brother trio's last studio effort, "A Little Bit Longer," bulldozed its way ...

  37. Chart Beat: The Black Eyed Peas, Lynda Carter, Paulina Rubio

    June 18, 2009 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 THE B.E.G.I.N.N.I.N.G.: Once they wondered, where is the love? This week, all the Black Eyed Peas need to do to answer that question is peruse a host of Billboard charts, where evidence of adoration for the quartet is abundant. The Peas' fifth ...

  38. Taylor Swift Has Big Night At CMT Awards

    June 17, 2009 7:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift won video of the year at the Country Music Television awards for "Love Story," an elaborate production that features period costumes as it echoes the story of Romeo and Juliet. Swift won the fan-voted award Tuesday over Brad P ...

  39. Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley Win Big AT CMT Awards

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift opened the Country Music Television awards with a skit about living out her dreams. The 19-year-old country and pop sensation went a long way toward doing just that by winning video of the year and female video of the year for "L ...

  40. Chart Beat: Dave Matthews Band, Elvis Costello, Vanessa Williams

    June 11, 2009 3:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 ALL HAIL THE 'KING' : Dave Matthews Band takes a hearty swig of the Billboard 200, collecting its fifth No. 1 with "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King." The album marks the act's 22nd Billboard 200 entry (including Matthews&# ...

  41. Sara Evans, Lionel Richie Bring Songs To Soap Operas

    June 10, 2009 4:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sara Evans and Lionel Richie will be the headliners of ABC Daytime and sister cable station SOAPnet's new campaign to market music through soap operas. For the first time, ABC Daytime and SOAPnet will sponsor a tour, as they become the headline ...

  42. Dave Matthews' 'Big' Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 10, 2009 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band strikes again with its fifth-consecutive studio album to debut at No. 1 as "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King" bows in the penthouse of the Billboard 200 with a whopping 424,000. Better still, it's the fifth-straigh ...

  43. Alan Jackson Celebrates 20 Years With Free Show

    June 09, 2009 2:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 You'd think Alan Jackson might want to celebrate two decades in the music business by taking a day off. Instead, the laid-back singer will mark the occasion by performing a free concert. "It's just something we wanted to do," Jac ...

  44. Def Leppard Gets Interactive For Summer Tour

    June 09, 2009 11:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans heading out to see Def Leppard this summer should make sure their phones are charged. Specifically, those fans who own phones with Bluetooth capabilities or phones that can connect to a Wi-Fi spot will have the chance to download a host of uniq ...

  45. Chart Beat: Yoko Ono, Taylor Swift, Marilyn Manson

    June 04, 2009 3:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 NO PARKING ON THE DANCE FLOOR: Midnight Star's '80s classic of that title could describe all the action on Hot Dance Club Play this week. Yoko Ono ascends to her fifth No. 1, and third in-a-row, as "I'm Not Getting Enough," ...

  46. Lady GaGa Takes Two Top 10 Spots On Billboard's Hot 100

    June 04, 2009 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lady GaGa soars into the top 10 with her third single, "LoveGame," as Keri Hilson and Sean Kingston also break into the top tally on Billboard's Hot 100 this week. "LoveGame" flies up from No. 22 to No. 10 and scores this we ...

  47. Chart Beat: Linkin Park, Green Day, Bob Dylan

    June 03, 2009 11:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 K'JON'S 'OCEAN'-FRONT PROPERTY: Detroit native K'Jon earns his first No. 1 on the Adult R&B airplay chart, as "On the Ocean" sails 5-1. He is the first male to reach the summit with his first chart entry at the ...

  48. Eminem Stays Atop Billboard 200; Grizzly Bear, Manson Debut Top 10

    June 03, 2009 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After last week's blowout week on the Billboard 200 -- where there were seven debuts in the top 10 -- this week's tally is slightly tamer. While there are still three new albums that arrive in the top 10, the Hot Shot Debut is Marilyn Mans ...

  49. Eminem Stays Atop Billboard 200

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After last week's blowout week on the Billboard 200 -- where there were seven debuts in the top 10 -- this week's tally is slightly tamer. While there are still three new albums that arrive in the top 10, the Hot Shot Debut is Marilyn Ma ...

  50. Eminem Leads For Second Week With 'Relapse'

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's "Relapse" easily holds for a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, shifting 211,000 in its sophomore frame. Last week it bounded in atop the list with 608,000 . . . The top 10 welcomes new albums from Marilyn Manson, W ...

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