1. 'Weird Al' Yankovic 'Grateful' for Highest-Ever Billboard 200 Debut

    July 04, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 More than 30 years into his career as the unchallenged king of pop parody, "Weird Al" Yankovic hit his best-ever chart position this week with his 13th CD, "Alpocalypse," which bowed at No. 9 on last week's Billboard 200. It ...

  2. Jill Scott Celebrates First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    June 29, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B singer Jill Scott celebrates her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as her fourth studio effort, "The Light of the Sun," debuts atop the list with 135,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. She's been notching hits ...

  3. Chart Beat Thursday: Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift, Jason DeRulo

    November 05, 2009 5:47 PM EST 0 0 0 HE IS NOT ALONE: Not only does Michael Jackson 's "This Is It" blast onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1, but several artists with ties to the late King of Pop also enter Billboard charts this week. "This Is It" marks Jackson� ...

  4. Weird Al Goes Digital With T.I. Cover

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the first time in his nearly three-decade career, comedy maestro "Weird Al" Yankovic is releasing his parody of a current No. 1 single -- evidently just days after he thought of it. For the first time in his nearly three-decade career, ...

  5. Weird Al Goes Digital With T.I. Cover

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in his nearly three-decade career, comedy maestro "Weird Al" Yankovic is releasing his parody of a current No. 1 single -- evidently just days after he thought of it. Yankovic's version of "Whatever You Like, ...