Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry, and is one of the oldest trade magazines in the world. It maintains several internationally recognized music charts that track the most popular songs and albums in various categories on a weekly basis. The two most notable charts are the Billboard Hot 100, which ranks the top 100 songs regardless of genre and is based on physical sales, digital sales and radio airplay. Meanwhile, the Billboard 200 survey is the corresponding chart for album sales.


'Chariots Of Fire' Played At The Olympic Medal Ceremony: Listen, Watch The Original Slow-Mo Scene

While the 2012 Olympic Games in London will be remembered for the great athletic performances and decidedly British opening ceremony, fans are certain to remember the tone that was set by the song “Chariots of Fire.” It started with Mr. Bean’s skit that was one of the water-cooler moments of the beginning of the Oympics and most recently caught fans’ attention when it was played at Wembley during the soccer medal ceremony on Thursday.

Ellie Goulding Announces New Album Release Date

British pop singer, Ellie Goulding has proven to be one of the biggest breakout artists of 2012. While female performers like Lady Gaga and Katty Perry are known for their over-the-top presence in the music industry, the British born singer is meek and understated.

Will Amy Winehouse Biopic Ever Happen?

One surefire way to solidify Winehouse's legacy would be through an old-fashioned rock 'n' roll biopic -- Hollywood's time-honored method of immortalizing celebrated music figures with dramatized accounts of their lives and works.


Katy Perry

10 Katy Perry Facts You Didn't Know, But Need To [VIDEO]

It's no surprise that when Katy Perry's movie Katy Perry: Part of Me hit theaters on July 5 it was going to excite her fans -- who wouldn't be enamored with a colorful on-stage spectacular mixed with behind the scenes hilarity and personal anecdotes to give the movie some backbone? Let's celebrate with 10 little known facts about Katy Perry.