fun.'s "Some Nights" is No. 1 on this week's Alternative chart.
Jonathan Bautts on 07/30/12 - 07:38 PM
The cover article Billboard did about fun. can be found here, which confirms "Some Nights" will be the next single.
Jonathan Bautts on 03/02/12 - 08:56 PM
fun.'s "We Are Young" has entered the Top 3 in Billboard's Hot 100 charts this week.

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Jason Tate on 02/16/12 - 12:30 PM
Lana Del Rey's Born To Die debuted at number 2 on this week's charts, selling 77k copies of her debut album. This is the part where we all get mad, right?
Drew Beringer on 02/08/12 - 10:27 AM
Billboard has announced that "sales of albums priced below $3.49 in their initial four weeks of release will be ineligible for inclusion on Billboard's album charts." Nor will the sales count toward Nielsen SoundScan's album sales totals.

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Jason Tate on 11/17/11 - 07:34 PM
Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto debuted at #1 with over 458,000 sold. This makes it the 3rd highest in first-week sales of 2011, after Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV and Lady Gaga's Born This Way.

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Dre Okorley on 11/01/11 - 04:07 PM
La Dispute's latest album Wildlife entered the Billboard 200 at #135 with just over 3,100 albums sold. Of those, 1,192 units were vinyl.
Drew Beringer on 10/13/11 - 12:04 PM
LIGHTS' new album Siberia entered the Billboard 200 at #44 with over 8,700 records sold. More details in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 10/13/11 - 12:02 PM
Blink 182's new single, "After Midnight," debuted at #88 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Alex DiVincenzo on 10/06/11 - 12:43 PM
The Devil Wears Prada entered the Billboard Top 200 at #10 this week, selling more than 32,400 copies of their new album, Dead Throne. Big congrats to the band. In other charting news, St. Vincent's Strange Mercy was #18, while We Came As Romans' Understanding What We've Grown To Be came in at #20.
Drew Beringer on 09/21/11 - 01:22 PM
With the first half of 2011 in the books, Idolator considers every album that's hit #1 on the Billboard chart. We Americans like us some weird stuff.
Jay Nainav on 06/30/11 - 09:22 AM
EDIT: The band actually debut at 6, selling over 43k copies.

According to Hits Daily Double, All Time Low's new album, Dirty Work, debut at #5, selling over 47k records in its first week.
Drew Beringer on 06/15/11 - 12:00 AM
Lady Gaga's new album, Born This Way, sold 1.1 million copies in its first week.
Drew Beringer on 05/31/11 - 05:48 PM
Otenki have advanced to the final six bands for the chance to play for the Billboard Music Awards.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/13/11 - 02:24 PM
Otenki are trying to win a chance to play the Billboard Music Awards. You can vote for them here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/28/11 - 08:15 PM
Odd Future is featured on the cover of this week's Billboard Magazine.
Ian Walker on 03/10/11 - 05:41 PM
For the first time in over 25 years, the top 3 biggest selling albums in the U.S. are all from British artists. With Adele currently at the top spot, Liverpool singer, Marsha Ambrosius debuting at number 2 and Mumford & Sons in the third spot.
Kyle Huntington on 03/10/11 - 04:44 AM
Watch The Downtown Fiction perform "I Just Wanna Run" and Alanis Morrisette's "Ironic" on billboard.com.
Rohan Kohli on 02/25/11 - 12:05 PM
The Civil War's new album, Barton Hollow, debuted at #12 on Billboard 200, selling 25,000 copies its first week.

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Matthew Tsai on 02/11/11 - 12:05 AM
Billboard has launched the Uncharted Music Chart, which tracks developing artists not on sales but on song streams, page views and fans on myspace, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Last.fm, and other sources.
Tony Pascarella on 01/26/11 - 09:21 PM
Billboard has launched their new feature, dubbed "Social 50 Music Chart," which tracks the most active artists on the world's leading social networking sites.

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Matthew Tsai on 12/04/10 - 04:06 PM
Soundscan is reporting A Day To Remember's new album, What Separates Me From You, sold 58,105 first week and is # 11 on the top 200 charts. It is also the # 1 rock album in both the US and UK.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/24/10 - 02:10 PM
Disambiguation is currently charting at #23 on Billboard.

EDIT: The album debuted at #22.

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Matthew Tsai on 11/18/10 - 01:56 PM
Click here to check out Young The Giant on Billboard Tastemakers.
Rohan Kohli on 11/08/10 - 10:35 AM
EDIT: We were finally sent the right numbers, as Chiodos actually sold over 11k and debuted at #36.

According to Hits Daily Double, Chiodos' new record, Illuminaudio, charted at #42 with 9,144 albums sold.
Drew Beringer on 10/13/10 - 10:35 AM
Bring Me The Horizon's new album, There Is A Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is A Heaven, Let's Keep It A Secret, charted at #17 on the Billboard. It was also the #2 Hard Rock album as well as the #2 Indie Album.
Drew Beringer on 10/13/10 - 10:22 AM
The cast of Glee has surpassed The Beatles for the most appearances on the Billboard Hot 100 chart by a non-solo act.

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Adrian Villagomez on 10/07/10 - 11:00 AM
The Devil Wears Prada's Zombie EP debuted at #10 on the Billboard top 200 with 24,539 copies sold it's first week.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 09/01/10 - 03:43 PM
Apparently you can chart on the Billboard 100 without writing a real song.

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Christian Wagner on 08/19/10 - 08:17 PM
It looks like Arcade Fire will have the #1 album in the country when the new Billboard charts come out tomorrow, with 156K albums sold.

EDIT: It's confirmed.
Paul Tao on 08/10/10 - 06:48 PM
Steel Train's new album came in at #8 on the Billboard New Artists Chart, #4 on the Alternative Artist Chart and within the Top 50 on the Independent Records Chart.
Steve Henderson on 07/07/10 - 08:59 PM
You can now stream Big Boi's new solo album, Sir Lucious Left Foot: Son of Chico Dusty, on Billboard.

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Blake Solomon on 07/01/10 - 08:29 AM
Attack Attack!'s new album debuted at #26 on The Billboard Top 200.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/17/10 - 10:33 AM
According to this report from Billboard, of the 97,751 albums released last year, only 12 sold over a million copies, and only 2,050 sold more than 5,000 copies.
Tony Pascarella on 06/05/10 - 01:16 AM
The National had the #3 spot on Billboard's Top 200 with over 51,000 copies of High Violet sold.

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Blake Solomon on 05/20/10 - 07:45 AM
Eminem's new single, "Not Afraid" debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. One of only 16 songs to ever do so.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 05/15/10 - 11:10 PM
Deftones' Diamond Eyes sold 62,000 copies in its first week, landing the band in the 6th spot of the Billboard 200.

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Blake Solomon on 05/12/10 - 09:02 AM
Vampire Weekend's new album Contra debuted as the top-selling album on the Billboard charts last week, selling over 124,000 copies. It is only the 12th independently distributed album to hit number 1.
Blake Solomon on 01/20/10 - 10:20 AM
Billboard.com is reporting that Lil' Wayne will be voicing Jesus in a new Adult Swim animated series called Freakniks. The series, which kicks off March 21, also features T-Pain.
Tony Pascarella on 01/05/10 - 06:29 PM
Billboard have posted their list of the best chart-performing artists of the decade.

Submitted by Meeze
Blake Solomon on 12/15/09 - 11:35 AM
All American Rejects' "Gives You Hell" has been named the #1 Most Played Song of 2009 on Billboard's Top 40 Chart. Press release in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/09/09 - 05:51 PM
Congrats to Deas Vail, as Birds and Cages debuts at #37 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart.
Mike Kraft on 11/04/09 - 02:13 PM
Despite earlier reports, Paramore did not debut at #1. That distinction goes to the one and only Barbra Streisand.
Blake Solomon on 10/07/09 - 06:31 PM
Insiders (AKA me) are predicting that Pearl Jam's Backspacer hits #1

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Blake Solomon on 09/25/09 - 08:54 AM
Breathe Carolina sold 10,728 copies of Hello Fascination this week - debuting at #43 on the Billboard Top 200.
Jonathan Lally on 08/26/09 - 05:21 PM

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