The much younger-skewing Disney "Frozen" soundtrack and "Kidz Bop 25" take a backseat
An insider tells TheWrap what the bigger picture looks like
"Frozen" is the fourth animated film soundtrack to reach No. 1 in the chart's 58-year history
Apparently, Beyonce can't carry an entire industry
Overall low selling year for albums, but singles have thrived, according to Billboard
The self-titled album moved 617,000 copies in just three days in the U.S. online store, breaking Taylor Swift's one-week record
That middle finger in the air? Yes, Slim Shady is saying he's No. 1
The last to do it? A little band called The Beatles -- maybe you've heard of them
The Monteith tribute was the first "Glee" Top 10 since 2011
The pop star is coming at the competition like a Wrecking Ball
The twerker has her first top song, and all she had to do was get naked and tongue a sledgehammer
The Nickelodeon actress-turned-singer outsold Tamar Braxton to become first female artist to debut in the top spot with initial album since Kesha.
After the rapper no-showed at an Australian music fest, promoters tried to serve him through social media
The album marks the rapper's 13th No. 1 hit, but still six behind The Beatles
How do numbers for the best-selling hip-hop offering since 2011 stack up?
The rapper had lobbied for inclusion, but Billboard isn't buying it
Baauer's "Harlem Shake" will rise to No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 this week, thanks to its YouTube boost
Justin Timberlake's collaboration with Jay-Z has scored the most first-week radio plays in the 20-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs chart, making it the highest...
A consumer music mag veteran, Joe Levy hasn't worked at an industry trade mag before
Billboard, the music industry's leading trade publication, has lost its editor, publisher and other top staffers
Album sales are up only about 1%, but that's still great news after a decade-plus of decline
The "American Idol" winner is the youngest male artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart
Jay-Z's protégé bowed with an impressive 218,000, well ahead of debuting rockers Blink-182 and Wilco
The octogenarian's "Duets II" album sold 179,000. On the other end of the age spectrum, teens Demi Lovato, Mindless Behavior, and Cody Simpson all made...
Easily aced failed comebacks by a whacked Bush and petered-out Primus
On the digital songs chart, Kelly Clarkson managed a so-so debut for "Mr. Know It All"
"The Carter IV" is almost on par with Lil Wayne's past sales glory, with 964,000 sold, while Adele's bravura awards-show turn actually pushed an old-school...
Game was off his game with a still-charttopping 98,000 in album sales, while Streisand's Bergman-esque tribute sold 66,000 to bow at No. 4
Modestly debuting releases from the Eli Young Band and Jeff Bridges posed no threat to week 2 of the Kanye/Jay-Z dynasty ... or to Adele,...
Meanwhile, “Glee 3D” entered the album chart at No. 16 with a shockingly modest 20,000 copies