1. Mumford & Sons' 'Babel' Scores Biggest Debut of Year, Bows at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 02, 2012 9:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's official: Mumford & Sons ' "Babel" has earned the biggest debut of any album this year in the U.S. The group's second album sold 600,000 in its first week -- according to Nielsen SoundScan -- and becomes the rock qu ...

  2. Reach Music Works On Exceeding Its Grasp

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Nearly two decades after launching, publisher Reach Music relishes its mid-level status Michael Closter started Reach Music Publishing nearly 20 years ago in his New York apartment when he was just 24 years old, and since then has been growing the ...

  3. Trey Songz Gets First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    August 29, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Meanwhile, Owl City scores a top 10 debut and Adele ends a 79-week run Trey Songz finally nabs his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as "Chapter V" bows atop the list with 135,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's t ...

  4. Google, Amazon 25-Cent Album Deals Push 'Now,' Coldplay, Lady Antebellum Into Top 10 of Billboard 200 Chart

    March 14, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Three of the six albums Google Music featured for sale for 25 cents last week experienced explosive sales jumps this week, with "Now 41" coming out the big winner. The title may have moved up just one spot in the Billboard 200 to No. 3, ...

  5. Adele's '21' Hits 21st Week at No. 1; Sells 730,000 Post-Grammys

    February 21, 2012 8:34 PM EST Adele's "21" album hits a number of major milestones this week on the Billboard 200 chart, as it basks in the glow of the British diva's multiple Grammy Award wins on Feb. 12. The album sold 730,000 copies in the United States ...

  6. Lil Wayne Disses The Throne, Hints at Christina Milian Signing

    February 12, 2012 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Months after spitting an eyebrow-raising diss directed at Jay-Z on his song "It's Good," Lil Wayne has once again fired off a (thinly veiled) shot at Jay, this time including his "Watch The Throne" buddy, Kanye West . At the ...

  7. Michael Buble on Way to Another Blockbuster Sales Week

    December 14, 2011 9:28 PM EST 0 0 0 There's no stopping Michael Buble 's "Christmas" album. The pop singer's holiday effort will easily spent a fourth week atop the Billboard 200 next week, so say industry sources, which project that the album will sell around ...

  8. Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' Will Translate to 'Huge Debut'

    October 29, 2011 11:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Building Chart: Impressive Kelly Clarkson; Tom Waits May Finally Grunt His Way to the Top 10 As previously reported, Coldplay is easily cruising to its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week as "Mylo Xyloto" will top the ta ...

  9. Jay-Z and Kanye's 'Watch the Throne' Keeps Its Billboard 200 Crown

    August 24, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a quiet week in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart, where Jay-Z & Kanye West 's "Watch the Throne" holds at No. 1 for a second frame with 177,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan (down 59%) and just two albums bo ...

  10. Keri Hilson Talks New Album, Videos and Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV'

    August 03, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Even as she continues to ride herd on her sophomore album, "No Boys Allowed," Keri Hilson says she's already decided on the title and a bit of the concept for her next album. But, of course, she won't tell us. "No, I can ...