1. Prince to Phil Collins: No.1 Songs From 1984

    June 02, 2017 2:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1984 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 80s : 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987 |  1988  |  1989  | 90s : 1990  | 1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 199 ...

  2. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 20 Years Ago, Hootie & The Blowfish Had a 'View' From the Top

    May 25, 2015 8:05 AM EDT In 1995, the band's breakthrough album hit No. 1. Plus, remembering chart feats by Irene Cara, the Beatles and Lipps, Inc. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. May 25, ...

  3. Joey FATTS, Rae Morris & Pete Doherty: Emerging Picks of the Week

    January 31, 2015 9:45 PM EST Spice up your playlist this weekend with Billboard 's weekly roundup of tracks from the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart . For artists to qualify, they must meet three qualifications: have fewer than 100,000 followers on Twitter, ha ...

  4. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Hootie & The Blowfish Enjoy 'View' From The Top

    May 26, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 1995, the Darius Rucker-fronted band ruled the Billboard 200. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Irene Cara, Gretchen Wilson and the Beatles Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Bill ...

  5. Johnny Mathis Q&A: 'This Time Of Year Is Magical'

    December 13, 2013 11:05 AM EST 2.003 k 33 21 The icon talks his highest-charting AC hit since 1978, his new star-studded duets album and holiday memories With "Sending You a Little Christmas," with Jim Brickman, the legendary Johnny Mathis is enjoying his milestone 50th hit o ...

  6. Norman Winter, Music Publicist for Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Dr. Dre and MCA/Universal Records, Dies

    August 22, 2013 9:16 PM EDT Norman Winter, who in his long Hollywood career as a music publicist represented Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan,  Janet Jackson, Garth Brooks, Paul Anka and many  others, died Thursday in Las Vegas due to complications from Lewy Body disease, accord ...

  7. Deniece Williams

    Deniece Williams

    13 Albums, 12 Songs

  8. Major Harris of the Delfonics Dead at 65

    November 10, 2012 9:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Major Harris, a former member of the "Philadelphia sound" group the Delfonics who had his own 1975 hit "Love Won't Let Me Wait," died Friday from congestive heart and lung failure. He was 65. The Richmond native grew up in a ...

  9. Whitney Houston's Colleagues Remember: Don Ienner, Roy Lott, Sylvia Rhone, Wyclef Jean & More

    February 17, 2012 3:45 PM EST When Whitney Houston passed away on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills, Calif at the age of 48, she left behind a classic body of work that included seven mullti-platinum albums that showcased her powerhouse vocals. Here, Billboard got in touch with many of ...

  10. Rihanna's New 'Love': U.K. Singles Chart

    October 17, 2011 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Late 1990s/early 2000s British hit-making pop quintet Steps burst back on the U.K. album chart at No. 1 Sunday (16) with the new Sony Music compilation "The Ultimate Collection." Rihanna 's "We Found Love" (Def Jam/Universal ...

  11. Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj Big Winners At BET Awards

    June 28, 2010 10:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 A licia Keys and newcomer Nicki Minaj were the big winners at the 10th annual BET Awards, both taking home two statuettes during the ceremony held last night (June 27) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. However, the evening's real buzz ce ...

  12. Justin Bieber Tops Billboard 200 With 'My World 2.0'

    March 31, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with "My World 2.0," after shifting 283,000 copies in its first week. It's the teenager's second album and first No. 1. His first set, "My World," debuted ...

  13. Chart Beat Thursday: Rihanna, Ludacris, Timbaland

    March 18, 2010 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 ATTA 'BOY'!: Rihanna rules the Billboard Hot 100, as "Rude Boy" rides 4-1. With the ascension, the singer improves upon an already impressive chart history that began less than five years ago. The song marks Rihanna's sixth ...

  14. Bee Gees' Former Label Boss Nat Kipner Dies

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Nat Kipner, a producer, songwriter and entrepreneur who signed the Bee Gees to his Australian label Spin Records in the '60s, has died aged 86. Kipner, who died last week of congenital heart failure, produced the Bee Gees' Australian hit ...

  15. Chart Beat Thursday: Reba, Black Eyed Peas, Daughtry

    August 27, 2009 3:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 IF YOU SEE HER (SHE'S PROBABLY AT NO. 1): Billboard's Country Albums chart first appeared in the magazine issue dated Jan. 11, 1964, and this week, the 45-year-old survey coronates a new queen. Reba McEntire claims her 11th No. 1 on Countr ...

  16. May 28, 2009

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Tony Ashton of Deep Purple dies of cancer at his home in London at the age of 55. 1983 – Van Halen receives the highest fee to date for a concert performance ($1 million) to perform at the second US Festival in California. 1978 – No. 1 Billbo ...

  17. May 24, 2009

    May 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Taylor Hicks wins Season Five of “American Idol.” 1991 – Gene Clark of the Byrds and Dillard and Clark dies of a heart attack at the age of 46 in Sherman Oaks, Calif. 1988 – Country singer-songwriter Billy Gilman is born in Westerly, R.I. 198 ...

  18. R&B Legends Give Voice to Time Life ‘Worship’ CD

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Regina Belle, Teddy Pendergrass and Peabo Bryson are among the soul veterans raising their voices on “Songs 4 Worship Soul.” The 14-track CD (March 3) is the latest entry in Time Life and partner Integrity Music’s popular “Songs 4 Worship” series. ...

  19. Seal Sings From His 'Soul' On New Album

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Exactly a year on the heels of his last album, Seal will unveil another new project Nov. 11 via Warner Bros. Exactly a year on the heels of his last album, Seal will unveil another new project Nov. 11 via Warner Bros. "Soul," as its name i ...

  20. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are joined by Dave Matthews, Steel Pulse, Gov't Mule, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer for the orga 2006 - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  21. This Day in Music

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Montgomery Gentry performs in New York for U.S. troops returning from Iraq as part of the city's 18th annual Fleet Week festivities. The country duo performs onboard the USS Intrepid, a retired 2005 - Montgomery Gentry performs in New Yo ...

  22. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma. He is 57. 2006 - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent I ...

  23. Chart Beat Chat

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses "Petit Papa Noël," non-debut BB200 No. 1s, duets and more! JOYEUX 'NOEL' Hello Fred! It's a nice surprise to learn that "Noel" ("Christmas" in French) by Josh Groban is No. 1 this week. As ...

  24. Chart Beat

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Frankie Valli, Alicia Keys, Soulja Boy and more! FRANKIE IS THE WORD: This summer, a friend of mine bought tickets to see Frankie Valli at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood and at the last minute had a change of plans. He gave me his tic ...

  25. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are joined by Dave Matthews, Steel Pulse, Gov't Mule, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer for the orga 2006 - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  26. This Day in Music

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Montgomery Gentry performs in New York for U.S. troops returning from Iraq as part of the city's 18th annual Fleet Week festivities. The country duo performs onboard the USS Intrepid, a retired 2005 - Montgomery Gentry performs in New Yo ...

  27. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma. He is 57. 2006 - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent I ...

  28. Jazz Acts Line Up For Indonesian Fest

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST More than two dozen international artists will gather in the Indonesian capital March 2-4 for the third annual Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival, billed as Asia's biggest-ever jazz event. Acts scheduled to perform at the event include ...

  29. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Patty Loveless releases her ninth album "Long Stretch of Lonesome."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Rockabilly singer/guitarist Ronnie Dawson dies at his East Dallas home ...

  30. How Thom Bell Rang Up The Hits For Philly International

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For fans of soul from the '70s, the hits were unforgettable: "Betcha by Golly Wow," "Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)," "La La Means I Love You," "You Make Me Feel Brand New." For fans of soul from the ...

  31. This Day in Music

    May 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1978 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late," Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Montgomery Gentry performs in New York for U.S. ...

  32. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1996 - </b>Musician Barney (Bernard Jean) Wilen dies at the age of 59.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Rock act Motley Crue files suit against NBC, arguing the network violated the group' ...

  33. Stars Salute Stevie At Grammy Jam

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "What I love about Stevie Wonder is the way he makes people feel," says India.Arie. "He's one of the best examples of how music can heal." "What I love about Stevie Wonder is the way he makes people feel," says Ind ...

  34. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Patty Loveless releases her ninth album "Long Stretch of Lonesome."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Rockabilly singer/guitarist Ronnie Dawson dies at his East Dallas home ...

  35. This Day in Music

    May 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Rock bands Powderfinger and Killing Heidi are big winners at the Australian Performing Right Assn. music awards, presented at Sydney's Randwick Pavillion. 2001 - Rock bands Powderfinger and Killing Heidi are big winner ...

  36. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The first Native American Music Awards take place at the Fox Theater at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. The show is hosted by Wayne Newton, and presenters include Joe W 1998 - The first Native American Mus ...

  37. Perfect Island Nights

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bobby Caldwell's "What You Won't Do for Love" remains an R&B/pop radio perennial nearly 30 years after its 1978 debut. His "Open Your Eyes" was sampled in rapper Common's Grammy Award-nominated "T Bobby Ca ...

  38. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Blues guitar prodigy Jonny Lang, rock guitarist Slash, punk rocker Joey Ramone, and Cheap Trickster Rick Nelson are among the musicians who guest-star on "The Drew Carey Show." On the pr 1998 - Blues guitar prodig ...

  39. This Day in Music

    May 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Rock bands Powderfinger and Killing Heidi are big winners at the Australian Performing Right Assn. music awards, presented at Sydney's Randwick Pavillion. 2001 - Rock bands Powderfinger and Killing Heidi are big winner ...

  40. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The first Native American Music Awards take place at the Fox Theater at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. The show is hosted by Wayne Newton, and presenters include Joe W 1998 - The first Native American Mus ...

  41. Lil' Kim Seeks Audience Growth

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. As female MCs go, Lil' Kim is one of the most prominent, with a following that taps into both urban and mainstream audiences. Even though she has amassed a huge fan base since she first came on the ...

  42. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of Johnny Mathis, Josh Groban, and t.A.T.u. CHANCES ARE HE'S BACK: After an absence of more than 14 years, Johnny Mathis returns to Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, as his holid ...

  43. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Blues guitar prodigy Jonny Lang, rock guitarist Slash, punk rocker Joey Ramone, and Cheap Trickster Rick Nelson are among the musicians who guest-star on "The Drew Carey Show." On the pr 1998 - Blues guitar prodig ...

  44. No Fear Here

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Susaye Greene appeared on the Supremes' last two albums, the dancefloor-speckled High Energy and Mary, Scherrie and Susaye, the latter of which spun off the anthemic top 30 hit, "I'm Gonna Let My Hear Susaye Greene appeared on the Sup ...

  45. Chart Beat Bonus

    March 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Weekly chart facts--exclusive to Billboard.com. YOU'VE GOT MALE: "Angel" (MCA) is the fifth song to advance to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 in 2001, and all five have been by male artists. The Shaggy and Rayvon track follows chart-t ...