Lady Gaga has hit another milestone in her career. The pop starlet’s new single “Born This Way,” released to iTunes last Friday, has bowed at the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the 1,000th song to top the prestigious chart in its 52-year history.
The eccentric singer is taking the… Continue
Added by EntertainmentBoss on February 16, 2011 at 2:04pm —
Nicki Minaj has pulled off a rare feat as her 'Pink Friday' album rises to number 1 on the charts 3 months after it's release with 45,000 units sold. Continue
The album originally made it's debut at number 2 behind Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Fantasy', but…
Added by ChasinDatPaper on February 10, 2011 at 7:30am —
Eleven weeks after the release of Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday, the album lands at the top spot on the… Continue
Added by EntertainmentBoss on February 9, 2011 at 3:44pm —
Look at R. Kelly getting some shine. The sensual crooner has been named Billboard’s Top R&B Artist of the past 25 years! Wow. That’s some serious recognition there, Kels! Flip it to see who he beat!
The list also includes:
2. Mary J. Blige
3. Whitney Houston
4. Mariah… Continue
Added by HipHollywood.com on November 19, 2010 at 3:22pm —
"Speak Now" album spoke loud and clear last week, as it will debut at No. 1 on this week's Billboard 200 chart with a whopping 1,047,000 copies sold
, according to Nielsen… Continue
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When Lil Wayne’s I Am Not A Human Being was released digitally on September 27th, it debuted at number two on the Charts and a week later, dropped to number 16. But since its retail release last Tuesday, Weezy grabs Billboard’s spot this week after moving 125K copies. Even in Rikers, Dwayne’s out of this world.
Added by EntertainmentBoss on October 20, 2010 at 1:45pm —
Nicki Minaj has established herself as the current go-to female MC all without releasing a full-length album. The Young Money star has set a new record on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart by having the most singles on the chart at one time, with seven entries including Ludacris’ “My Chick Bad”, Lil Wayne’s “Knockout”, Trey Songz’ “Bottoms Up”, Usher’s “Lil Freak”, Sean Kingston’s “Letting Go (Dutty Love)”, and Jay Sean’s “2012.” Per Soundscan, the… Continue
Added by EntertainmentBoss on October 12, 2010 at 2:48pm —
I saw Rihanna on the cover of October's Billboard magazine and got a little annoyed. No, not because she STILL insists on rocking this clown-red hair but because she claims "My fans don't really know who I am". We have been with Rihanna through 4 albums, 17 hair colors, multiple style changes, various boyfriends AND a domestic violence… Continue
Added by HipHollywood.com on October 8, 2010 at 6:07pm —
Somewhere, probably on a beach, country sand bum Kenny Chesney is likely celebrating the #1 debut of his latest album, Hemingway's Whiskey, which will top the Billboard 200 chart next week thanks to sales of 183,000. He easily beat out the week's other top debut, the digital release of incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's I Am Not a Human Being album, which sold 110,000 copies, according to figures provided by Nielsen SoundScan. The physical release of… Continue
Added by ChasinDatPaper on October 6, 2010 at 1:34pm —
"America seems to always be at war,"
John Legend muses as he casually plinks the keys of his piano at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg. "While politicians go home safe to their families, we've got a government willing to sacrifice people's lives every day."
Backed by four members of the hardest-working band in hip-hop, the Roots, Legend then launches into a kinetic, 12-minute cover of Bill Withers' "I Can't Write Left Handed," about a… Continue
Added by Bΐgτεεzΐε ~its Tru Cuz I Said So on September 18, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Chris Brown returns to the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for the first time since 2006, as "Deuces" jumps from No. 2 to No. 1 this week
Hitting the top in just its ninth week on the list, it ties for the year's fastest climb to No. 1. In April, Monica's
"Everything to Me
" also raced to the penthouse in just nine weeks.
"Deuces" (featuring Tyga and Kevin McCall
) is Brown's… Continue
Added by ChasinDatPaper on September 3, 2010 at 8:01am —
How strong is Eminem's run at the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart? In addition to locking down the #1 spot for seven out of the nine weeks since its release, Slim Shady will manage to hold his perch next week despite a rush of four new titles debuting in the top five.
The rapper, who was just added to the roster of performers at this year's MTV Video Music Awards, will keep his pole position again thanks to sales of 116,000,… Continue
Added by EntertainmentBoss on August 25, 2010 at 1:35pm —
Just weeks after a track titled "Repercussions" leaked on the internet, the elusive Lauryn Hill debuts on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart at No. 94 -- her first debut as a lead artist in over 10 years.
The last time the West Orange, New Jersey,
native charted as a lead artist on the tally was back in November 1999, when "Turn Your Lights Down Low
," featuring Bob Marley,
peaked at No. 49. In 2006,… Continue
Added by ChasinDatPaper on August 19, 2010 at 7:12am —
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Video After The Jump
There are some wounds that time will never heal
The state of Ohio
is still heated at NBA
superstar, Lebron James
' decision to spurn their Cleveland Cavaliers
basketball team to go play with Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade
for the Miami Heat
A billboard just went up in James' hometown of Akron, Ohio
that reads, "Welcome… Continue
Added by ChasinDatPaper on August 1, 2010 at 7:00pm —
Provided below are the seven classiest quotes from Katy Perry’s cover story in Billboard Magazine (the full interview you can read here), strictly in anticipation of her upcoming album Teenage Dream, which is due out August 24th (KINGZ Edit: Updated with the magazine cover below):
1. “I’m not coming out trying to prove anything to anyone, like, ‘Oh, I’m in assless chaps!’ or ‘I can’t be tamed!’ I’ve already been through that phase. I… Continue
Added by EntertainmentBoss on July 26, 2010 at 5:06am —
Next week, it looks like Rick Ross' fourth studio album "Teflon Don" could be the Billboard 200's new No. 1, as industry prognosticators predict the set might sell somewhere around the 150,000 to 180,000 range.
Ross' first three studio efforts all debuted at No. 1 as well, with his last one, 2009's "Deeper Than Rap," arriving with 158,000. Eminem's "Recovery," which has been No. 1 for four weeks running, will likely slide… Continue
Added by Brown Suga on July 23, 2010 at 12:32am —
As expected, Eminem & Rihanna have topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week with their smash ‘Love The Way You Lie’. This is his first back-to-back Number 1s for Eminem as ‘Not Afraid’ topped the charts in May. Also, his album Recovery has taken the top position on the Billboard 200 for the 4th consecutive week with sales of 195,000. Marshall matters.
Added by EntertainmentBoss on July 21, 2010 at 1:26pm —
Eminem's 'Recovery' album is doing crazy numbers. In addition to debuting at # 1 this week with 741,000 copies sold. The album has basically taken over the Billboard Hot 100 with 7 songs in it's singles chart
This is just an insane accomplishment that nobody could have predicted.
The songs in the top 100 are:
2. Love The Way… Continue
Added by ChasinDatPaper on July 1, 2010 at 1:52pm —
For the first time, the Artist of the Decade covers this week’s edition of Billboard. Peep a couple of excerpts below.
On being the best-selling artist of the last decade
“I don’t think I’ve actually stopped to think about it,” Eminem says by phone from his home in Detroit, while on a brief break between trips to promote Recovery. “I never thought that my life would amount to this. But to be able to sit back… Continue
Added by EntertainmentBoss on June 25, 2010 at 1:03pm —