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Billboard Teams Up With Twitter For New Real-Time Charts

The Billboard charts have officially entered the Twitterverse.

03/27/2014

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Pitch Perfect’s ‘Cups’: How a Traditional Folk Song Went Top 10

On this week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart, “Cups” reaches its highest peak yet, jumping one spot to No. 8 after finding a home on both pop and adult contemporary radio.

08/02/2013

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What Does Taylor Swift Have In Common With Britney Spears And Eminem?

Each artist has sold more than a million copies of a new CD during its first week. Taylor Swift’s “Red” just topped out at more than 1.2 million copies sold during its debut.

11/01/2012

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Taylor Swift Breaks Records With New Single

The country pop songstress breaks two new records with “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”

08/22/2012

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Neon Trees Drummer Gives Birth To Baby Boy

Elaine Bradley, the beat-keeper for Neon Trees, delivered a bouncing baby “Animal” at her home in Provo, Utah.

08/03/2012

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Alicia Keys Honors Stevie Wonder, Perform Together

Alicia Keys is showing her love for Stevie Wonder this Sunday by honoring the legendary singer at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.

05/18/2012

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Carrie Underwood Is Number One

Carrie Underwood’s fourth album, Blown Away, debuted on the Billboard Top 200 album chart this week at number one, with sales of more than 267,000.

05/10/2012

Katy Perry Spends A Whole Year In Billboard’s Top 10

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katy Perry [/lastfm]has broken a new record held by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ace Of Base [/lastfm]for many years on the Billboard charts!! She’s had so many hits out in the past year that she now holds an awesome […]

05/16/2011

Katy Perry Makes Billboard History

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katy Perry[/lastfm] has made history on Billboard’s Hot 100 by being the first artist to spend 52 weeks in the Top 10.

05/13/2011

Five Seconds Of Billboard Number Ones: 1956-1992

The internet is a wondrous thing.  A user on the website SoundCloud.com has uploaded a montage of five seconds or less of every number one pop single from 1956-1992.  It’s a true sonic trip down […]

02/23/2011

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