1. The Year in Chart Headlines, Part 2

    December 28, 2011 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 From the arrival of Lady Gaga 's "Born This Way" to the "Glee" cast's toppling of a King (of Rock & Roll) to Katy Perry matching an achievement by another King (of Pop), 2011 brought several notable chart records. T ...

  2. Ask Billboard: Chart Moves, Like 'Jagger'

    September 02, 2011 7:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. 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 co ...

  3. Weekly Chart Notes: Mick Jagger, the Muppets, Adele

    September 01, 2011 8:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 JAGGER-NAUT: Like a Rolling Stone, Maroon 5 's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera , ascends 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 . While the coronation causes celebration for the band and Aguilera, it likewise adds new levels o ...

  4. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inaugural Choice Music Prize, announced during a ceremony at Dublin's Vicar Street music. 2006 - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inau ...

  5. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inaugural Choice Music Prize, announced during a ceremony at Dublin's Vicar Street music. 2006 - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inau ...

  6. Mozart's Entire Work Now Free On Web

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's year-long 250th birthday party is ending on a high note with the musical scores of his complete works available from Monday (Dec. 11) for the first time free on the Internet. The International Mozart Foundation in Sa ...

  7. Documents Suggest Mozart Wasn't Poor

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For centuries, historians have portrayed Mozart as poor, but new documents suggest the composer was not nearly as strapped for cash as many have believed. For centuries, historians have portrayed Mozart as poor, but new documents suggest the compose ...

  8. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Raymond Rogers, who performed under the name Freaky Tah in the hip-hop group the Lost Boyz, is fatally shot in New York. Rogers, 28, is fired on by an unidentified black male wearing a s 2004 - Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of ...

  9. Tests To Determine If Skull Is Mozart's

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Have scientists found Mozart's skull? Researchers say they'll reveal the results of DNA tests in a documentary airing Sunday (Jan. 8) on Austrian television as part of a year of celebratory events mar Have scientists found Mozart's sk ...

  10. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican acts in the market, dies from injuries sustained in a car crash the night before. He is 19. Sanchez was the son of 2004 - Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of t ...

  11. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Canada's leading jazz figure, Moe Koffman, dies of cancer in Orangeville, Ontario. He is 73. Koffman, who played flute, saxophone, and clarinet, released 30 albums in his 50-year career. 2001 - Canada's leading ja ...

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses the mixing of classical and pop music, one-hit wonders vs. "non-hit wonders," remakes of hit songs, and women on top of Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart. CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED Dear Fred, Recently, Kevin Marti ...

  13. Leading Austrian Violinist Schneiderhan Dies

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wolfgang Schneiderhan, one of the 20th century's best-known violinists, died in a Vienna hospital, officials of the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra said today (May 21). He was 86. Clemens Hellsberg, the Wolfgang Schneiderhan, one of the 20th cent ...