1. The Piano Guys Cover Adele & Taylor Swift in Chart Beat Meet & Greet (Video)

    June 27, 2013 2:10 PM EDT John Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson of the pop/classical collective perform and discuss mixing their careers with family life "I think we could write a book on serendipity, I think we really can. Just all the way through: how we met, how w ...

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  3. Guest Post: Jay Frank on NPR's Emily White Vs. David Lowery: Is Stealing Music Really The Problem?

    June 21, 2012 9:30 AM EDT This guest post by Jay Frank originally appeared on his website FutureHitDNA.com . Frank is the owner and CEO of DigSin and the author of "Futurehit.DNA" and "Hack Your Hit." He was formerly the Senior VP of Music Strategy for ...

  4. Ryan Seacrest's Bieber-Off Helps Cimorelli Make Social 50 Chart Gain

    May 18, 2012 9:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The dust from the impact of Justin Bieber 's "Boyfriend" video release two weeks ago hasn't settled yet. In the digital age of remixing and re-appropriation of content, activity around a particular release isn't just limited ...

  5. Ryan Seacrest's Bieber-Off Helps Cimorelli Make Social 50 Chart Gain

    May 18, 2012 12:15 PM EDT The dust from the impact Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend" video release two weeks ago hasn't settled yet. In the digital age of remix and re-appropriation of content, activity around a particular release isn't just limited to l ...

  6. Jason Mraz's 'I Won't Give Up' Storms Hot 100's Top 10

    January 11, 2012 1:09 PM EST Without the aid so far of radio or an all-out promotional push, Jason Mraz blasts onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 8 with "I Won't Give Up," courtesy of a No. 1 debut on the Digital Songs chart. The song starts with 229,000 downloa ...

  7. Jason Mraz's 'I Won't Give Up' Storms Hot 100's Top 10

    January 11, 2012 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Without the aid so far of radio or an all-out promotional push, Jason Mraz blasts onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 8 with "I Won't Give Up," courtesy of a No. 1 debut on the Digital Songs chart. The song starts with 229,000 downloads ...

  8. Uncharted Territory: Pop-Punkers Assemble The Skyline Debut; Brazilian Bands Hit Big

    October 14, 2011 2:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last time we heard from Brazilian pop-rock heroes Jota Quest was back in late June when the band saw a bump following the release of their video for the track "É Preciso." This week the band has climbed eleven spots to land at No. 38 follo ...

  9. Mindless Behavior Shimmies Onto Social 50 Chart

    October 13, 2011 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vocal group Mindless Behavior makes its Social 50 debut this week, coming in at No. 47 thanks to being featured on Vevo's emerging artist platform "Lift" and their relentless fan engagement on Facebook and Twitter. Starting on Oct. 5, ...

  10. Uncharted Territory: OrelSan Climbs; Excision Drops New Mix

    October 07, 2011 4:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two weeks ago we caught up with French rapper OrelSan (aka Aurélien Contentin) after he re-entered the Uncharted at No. 33. Over the past 14 days, OrelSan has picked away at the competition and finds himself at No. 16 this week. The increased buzz h ...

  11. Uncharted Territory: Noisia Crack Top 5; Mackelmore Re-Enters

    September 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week, the Dutch electronica trio Noisia shot into the Top 5 of Uncharted this week on the strength of a their new, spaced-out-turned-bass-whomping track, "Tommy's Theme." At No. 13 last week, Noisia racked up a whopping 142,000 S ...

  12. Uncharted Territory: Porter Robinson Re-Enters High, Felguk Climb With 'Jack It'

    September 23, 2011 5:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back, Porter! Nineteen year-old dubstep producer Porter Robinson exploded on Uncharted this week, re-entering at No. 4 on the strength of his "Spitfire" EP, which was released September 13. Robinson dropped the EP on Beatport and S ...

  13. Uncharted Territory: Sungha Jung Preps New Record, Ben Howard Folks Around

    September 16, 2011 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fifteen year-old guitar virtuoso Sungha Jung bolted up the Uncharted yet again this week, as anticipation for his second solo record, "Irony," approaches. Set to drop on September 21, Jung released a trailer comprised of clips of him throu ...

  14. Red Hot Chili Peppers' Stream Sends Them to Social 50 Top 10; Tyler Ward, Karmin, DeStorm Rising Up

    September 02, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers hit the top 10 of Billboard's Social 50 chart thanks to buzz generated by an iTunes stream of its new album "I'm With You " and pre-release hype of the set, which was released Aug. 30. Last week, the band ...

  15. Red Hot Chili Peppers' Stream Sends Them to Social 50 Top 10

    September 01, 2011 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Red Hot Chili Peppers hit the top 10 of Billboard's Social 50 chart thanks to buzz generated by an iTunes stream of its new album "I'm With You" and pre-release hype of the set, which was released Aug. 30. Last week, the band bla ...

  16. Uncharted Territory: Traphik Scores 1 Million YouTube Subscribers, Bombay Bicycle Club Build Buzz

    August 26, 2011 12:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 At this point, you'd probably be surprised if a week went by here on Uncharted when you didn't see Traphik 's name mentioned. The rapper/comedian has been a mainstay since we debuted Uncharted back in January, holding the top spot for ...

  17. Uncharted Territory: The Glee Project's Damien McGinty Gains; Dionne Bromfield Falls

    August 12, 2011 11:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Oh, "Glee," you marvelous maker of stars and hit songs. Even tangentially (almost) everything you touch turns to gold. Case in point, Damian McGinty , the starry-eyed, 18-year-old Irish crooner who's made it to the final four on Oxyge ...

  18. Nicki Minaj's Wardrobe Malfunction Causes Social 50 Bump

    August 11, 2011 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 A wardrobe malfunction on "Good Morning America" gives Nicki Minaj a boost up to the top 10 on the Social 50. The singer slipped out of her top while performing on ABC's morning talker on Aug. 5, and in turn, the resulting media frenz ...

  19. Uncharted Territory: Hoodie Allen Breaks Into The Top 5, Dionne Bromfield Holds Strong

    August 05, 2011 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 If it weren't for the stalwart presence of DJ Bl3nd or Traphik on Uncharted, we may have found ourselves with a new No .1 this week. Still, that doesn't make Hoodie Allen 's monstrous leap from No. 33 to No. 2 any less impressive. Ear ...

  20. Kreayshawn Explodes Onto the Social 50 Chart

    August 04, 2011 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Viral rap star Kreayshawn debuts on Billboard's Social 50 at No. 35 thanks to her continuing building buzz and the growth in popularity of her "Gucci Gucci" video on YouTube. It has amassed over 8 million views since it was uploaded o ...

  21. Uncharted Territory: Amy Winehouse's Godchild, Dionne Bromfield, Makes Big Debut; T. Mills Cracks The Top 10

    July 29, 2011 11:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Michael Jackson effect has made its way over to Uncharted Territory this week: Following the untimely death of Amy Winehouse last Saturday, the soul singer's godchild Dionne Bromfield debuted at No. 7 this week. The numbers are quite stagge ...

  22. Uncharted Territory: Dave Days Taps Inner-Bieber, T. Mills Keeps His Shoes On

    July 22, 2011 10:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 These days it's nearly impossible not to find yourself struck down by Bieber Fever--and YouTube comedian and musician, Dave Days, has found himself back in the Uncharted top 10 after releasing a new music video to go along with his cover of Chr ...

  23. Uncharted Territory: Diggy Simmons Returns, The Knocks Feel 'Sunshine'

    July 07, 2011 10:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper and reality TV star Daniel "Diggy" Simmons emerges on Uncharted at No. 12, gaining the highest re-entry of the week. Son of hip hop legend "Rev Run" Simmons , the buzz surrounding Diggy's collaboration with pre-teen h ...

  24. Uncharted Territory: BL3ND Still Rules, Polish Reggae's Big Debut

    July 01, 2011 1:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week's Top 10 of the Uncharted Music chart has a striking resemblance to last week's--except for a certain Polish reggae group. DJ BL3ND adds another week to his reign atop Uncharted Artists as he also adds another on the Social 50 ch ...

  25. Selena Gomez, David Guetta, Tyler Ward Jump Up Billboard Social 50

    June 30, 2011 4:42 PM EDT As expected, Selena Gomez climbs 16-5 on the Social 50 chart thanks to the buzz generated the premier of her video for the song "Love You Like A Love Song." Since debuting on June 23, the video has pulled in nearly 8 million Vevo views, ...

  26. Selena Gomez Climbs into Top 5 on Social 50 Chart

    June 30, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Selena Gomez climbs 16-5 on the Social 50 chart thanks to the buzz generated the premiere of her video for the song "Love You Like A Love Song." Since debuting on June 23, the video has pulled in nearly 8 million Vevo views, r ...

  27. Uncharted Territory: Supersubmarina Returns, Maddi Jane "Rolls in the Deep"

    June 03, 2011 5:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Back in the top 10 on Uncharted, the Chucky-masked DJ BL3ND (No. 1) and YouTube cover star Tyler Ward hold their respective places (No. 5). In the meantime, Traphik (No. 3 up to No. 2), Laura Roppe (No. 4 down to No. 6), Your Favorite Enemies (No. 9 ...

  28. Uncharted Territory: DJ BL3ND Still On Top, Childish Gambino and Zaz Debut

    May 01, 2011 9:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Another week, another Uncharted ranking. A decent handful of newbies and several surprise shuffles make this week's chart one worth discussing. It's no surprise that DJ BL3ND and Traphik continue their strangleholds on the top two position ...

  29. Pitbull, Jamie Lynn Noon Heat Up Social 50 Chart

    March 17, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Lady Gaga continues to hold court atop the Social 50, Jamie Lynn Noon hits the top 10 and Pitbull charges 20-12 to a new peak. Popular YouTube act Noon rises 12-8 -- visiting the top 10 for the first time. She continues to be a phenom on MySpa ...

  30. Uncharted Territory: Tyler Ward and Porta Climb, Big Sean Graduates

    March 01, 2011 2:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Surprise, surprise: Long Beach's up-and-still-coming rapper Traphik rounds out yet another week, his sixth, as the reigning king of Uncharted , Billboard's newest chart for emerging artists. The ranking features independent, never-before-c ...

  31. Uncharted Territory: Traphik, Tyler Ward, Teen Hearts and More

    February 18, 2011 6:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Five weeks in, Southern California rapper Traphik is still not budging from the top spot of Uncharted , Billboard's weekly ranking of emerging artists who have yet to appear on a major Billboard chart but are mapping new territory in online fan ...

  32. Rihanna's 'S&M' Sizzles on Social 50 Chart

    February 10, 2011 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 This week on the Social 50 chart, Rihanna returns to No. 1, Selena Gomez jumps 27-13 while Tyler Ward and Chris Brown both make handsome re-entries. Rihanna 'S&M' Video Brings the Kink, Puts Perez Hilton on a Leash After a month's ...

  33. Ex-Paramore Guitarist Josh Farro Forms New Band

    February 02, 2011 5:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Josh Farro may have only left Paramore in mid-December, but the guitarist has already become a full-time member of a new band. According to MTV , Farro has formed the group Novel American with singer Van Beasley, drummer Tyler Ward and bassist Ryan ...