Posts tagged "Billboard"

Pop Stars Stun at Billboard’s ‘Women in Music’ Event – Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Jessie J & More!

OMG! All the pop queens were at Billboard's Women in Music luncheon yesterday! We're talking Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea, and the list goes on! Additionally, Taylor Swift's birthday weekend officially began yesterday when she was honored as Billboard's "Woma…
By: Kaitlyn Laurie / December 13, 2014

Taylor Swift, Billboard’s ‘Woman of the Year’, Opens Up About Her BFF’s, Songwriting, and Loving New York

Taylor "I wouldn't be a singer if I weren't a songwriter" Swift has been named Billboard's 2014 Woman of the Year, the second time she's been honored with the title. She's only on the brink of 25 (her birthday is December 13th), but already she's had 5 number 1…
By: Kaitlyn Laurie / December 5, 2014

If Nicki Minaj Had Free Time She’d Be Having Sex

With two perfumes out, an OPI nail polish line and deals with MAC costmetics, Adidas and Pepsi, not to mention an album in the words, it's no wonder Nicki Minaj doesn't have much time to chill out. But if she could just take a day or two off from work and…
By: Kendall Fisher / November 7, 2014

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett’s ‘Cheek to Cheek’ is the No. 1 Album in the Country

Here's some good news for fans of bizarre pop sensations and jazz aficionados: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's Cheek to Cheek just debuted atop the Billboard 200 album chart.
By: Matt Russoniello / October 1, 2014

Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ Debuts Atop Billboard’s Hot 100 to the Surprise of Absolutely No One

It felt inevitable that Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" would debut at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and sure enough, it has gone and done just that. Billboard reports that 544,000 people paid money to download "Shake It Off" since it debuted last Monday. Factor in heavy radio…
By: Matt Russoniello / August 27, 2014

The Top 10 Money Makers in the Music Industry

So which of our favorite artists are bringing in the most cash?  You might be surprised to find out...
By: Kendall Fisher / March 10, 2014

Beyoncé Has the No. 1 Album, Of Course

After setting an iTunes record, selling more than 800,000 copies of her fifth album, Beyoncé, in three days, Billboard has confirmed what we already knew, that Beyoncé has the nation's number one album. This is another record broken, Beyoncé is now the first woman whose first five albums all hit number…
By: Robert Kessler / December 18, 2013

Lorde Dethrones Miley Cyrus

It took a 16-year-old New Zealander to do what seemed impossible: knock Miley Cyrus off the top of the charts. Lorde's"Royals" is now the number one song in America.
By: Robert Kessler / October 2, 2013

Started from the Bottom, Now Drake’s Got His Third Number One Album

Drake's Nothing Was the Same has debuted at number one on the Billboard chart, selling 658,000 copies in its first week. That's the second-biggest debut this year, after Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience Part 1.
By: Robert Kessler / October 2, 2013

Katy Perry Reveals New ‘Prism’ Single to ‘Billboard,’ Recalls the Time Barbara Walters “Shaded Me”

Perhaps the cutest part about Katy Perry’s Billboard cover story is that she conducted the interview while wearing boyfriend John Mayer’s tour merchandise. But we’ll get to that later.
By: Peggy Truong / September 27, 2013

Miley Cyrus: I Was Lil’ Kim ‘In My Past Life’

While they barely look alike, Miley Cyrus is convinced that she was Lil’ Kim in a past life. In a video interview with Billboard released this week, the magazine’s cover girl shares her five favorite female singers. After describing “the most special person in the world,” aka.
By: Peggy Truong / July 3, 2013

LeAnn Rimes’ ‘Spitfire’ is More of a Misfire

Spitfire, the latest album from LeAnn Rimes, is hardly a smash. In fact, it's barely made a dent. The album debuted at 36 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling just 10,798 copies in its first week after being released June 4. It's no real wonder why no one's exactly eager to buy Rimes'…
By: Robert Kessler / June 13, 2013

Billboard Names Lady Gaga Top Artist of 2010, Ke$ha Best New Act

One year after nabbing Billboard's coveted award for Best New Artist, the pants-less one is back for the whole enchilada. Lady Gaga's two albums, The Fame and The Fame Monster, were the fourth and thirteenth best selling albums of 2010, respectively, which was a strong enough performance earn her the top artist…
By: Celebuzz / December 9, 2010

Rihanna Smashes ‘Billboard’ Number-Ones Record

As it turns out, Rihanna really is the only girl (in the world)—to have achieved seven Number 1 songs on the Billboard pop chart. The "Umbrella" singer's latest single, "Only Girl (in the World)" will take the top slot in Billboard's December 4, 2010 chart, making for the seventh song featuring her…
By: Celebuzz / November 22, 2010

Susan Boyle Topples Taylor Swift From Top of Charts

Sorry, Taylor Swift; you've just been Boyled over. Britain's Got Talent sensation Susan Boyle has knocked Swift's latest album, Speak Now, out of the Number 1 spot on Billboard magazine's Top 200 chart with her newly released Christmas album, The Gift. The Gift, which contains Boyle's renditions of such holiday chestnuts a…
By: / November 17, 2010

Taylor Swift: 1 Million Albums in One Week (VIDEO)

Taylor Swift is capping off a whirlwind week filled of surprise performances and wax figure unveilings with entry to an elite group of artists: The one million album debut club. Billboard reports T-Swift's much-buzzed-about new effort Speak Now will debut at  No. 1 on this week's album chart with 1,047,000…
By: / November 3, 2010

Demi Lovato Is #1!

Take this, Demi Lovato naysayers! Lovato's new album, Here We Go Again, has debuted in the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart, after selling a more-than-impressive 107,000 units. By contrast, Demi's first album, 2008's Don't Forget, came it at number 2 on the Billboard chart upon its release, with 89,000…
By: Celebuzz / July 29, 2009

Michael Jackson Sets Billboard Charts Record

Been restocking your music collection with some classic Michael Jackson tunes this past week? You're not the only one. Billboard reports that Jackson's albums dominate this week's Top Pop Catalog Albums chart, thanks to fans snapping up some 415,000 copies of his solo albums since his death last Thursday. In all,…
By: Celebuzz / July 1, 2009

Miley Cyrus Invades Europe, Hits #1 on Billboard!

Hannah Montana star and gay-rights advocate Miley Cyrus took Europe by storm this week, launching a promotional blitzkrieg to pump up enthusiasm for her runaway box-office hit, Hannah Montana: The Movie. During her whirlwind tour, the 16-year-old hit up Rome on Monday for the movie's Italian premiere, then zipped over to…
By: Celebuzz / April 23, 2009

Britney Spears Tops Charts, Sparks Scandal

Britney Spears is no doubt used to the ups and downs that life throws her way. But the 27-year-old pop princess might not be accustomed to dealing with such a high and a low all in the same day. E! Online reports that Spears' comeback album, Circus, has entered the Billboard…
By: Regan Stephens / December 10, 2008
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