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How Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’ Hit the Jackpot Under Billboard’s New Hot 100 Rules
Buoyed by a recent dance-video craze built around a 35-second snippet of the song, Baauer's "Harlem Shake" entered Billboard's Hot 100 chart in the No.
February 21, 2013
Who Charted? Incumbents Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 Stay on Top of Billboard’s Best
First! After enjoying the biggest album debut sales week in over a decade, our pal Taylor Swift still sits strong in music's metaphorical oval office.
November 8, 2012
How Did PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Become the No. 1 Rap Song in the Country?
Despite receiving little to no airplay on rap and R&B radio, PSY's witty K-Pop behemoth "Gangnam Style," currently sits at No. 1 on Billboard's Rap…
October 23, 2012
Billboard Adds Digital Twist to Genre Chart Methodology
Billboard is updatings its genre charts methodology to include input from people who buy and stream music online. The music business publication will incorporate digital…
October 11, 2012
Adele, LMFAO, Rihanna Up for Tons of 2012 Billboard Awards
The Grammys may manage to squeeze in a couple of eyebrow-raising wild-card nominees every year, but the Billboard Music Awards provide few surprises since they're…
April 20, 2012
Lady Gaga Fire Sale Leads to Change in Billboard Chart Rules
Unconventional marketing plans such as Lady Gaga's revolutionary deal to sell Born This Way for $0.99 on Amazon could be a thing of the past,…
November 17, 2011
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