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Rihanna Makes History With Seventh No. 1 Single
'Only Girl (In the World)," the first single from Rihanna's fifth album, 'Loud,' has skyrocketed the pop princess to new Billboard heights, making her the artist with the most No. 1 singles since 1992.
The song was released in September and gives Rihanna her seventh No...
Three Hip-Hop Albums Top Billboard 200
It seems like every few months there's yet another major article published that claims hip-hop is dead -- a formerly great genre that will never return to its glorious heyday of innovation and chart domination in the mid '90s and early '00s...
Eminem Rules the Summer Music Charts
Without any major media blitz or full-scale tour behind him, Eminem is reigning over the Billboard 200.
'Recovery' -- Em's seventh studio album -- remains at No.1 for the third week in a row since its debut. The album sold 229,000 albums last week for a combined total of 1,287,000 uni…
Name That Tune: Songs Notorious for Their Use of Sampling
Once controversial, the practice of sampling is now generally regarded as a viable artistic method of production and a mostly legitimate commercial endeavor. Good public reception of a sample-use often depends on a combination of factors including what is sampled, who is sampled, and how that sample…