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2009-09-23 18:24:00

MIAMI, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Singer, songwriter and producer Nelly Furtado's new album Mi Plan debuts at #1 on Billboard's US Latin Albums chart, debuting with the highest sales of any Latin Pop album this year. Mi Plan also leads the iTunes and Amazon Latin sales charts making it one of the genre's top digital releases in the US. Continuing Furtado's chart-topping trend this week, the album's first single, "Manos al Aire" continues to firmly hold the #1 position on the "Hot Latin...

2009-09-14 22:52:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With Black Eyed Peas' "I Gotta Feeling" at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the trade magazine's latest issue, Interscope Records notched 23 consecutive weeks at the top spot, breaking a record held since 1978. With the new issue (September 12), Interscope Records continues to set a new record by remaining at #1 for now 24 straight weeks. Interscope surpassed the previous label record of 21 consecutive weeks held by RSO Records, which began...

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2009-09-03 10:58:12

The Black Eyed Peas's I Gotta Feeling is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a 10th week, Billboard.com reported Thursday. Coming in at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 is Jay Sean's Down, featuring Lil Wayne, followed by Miley Cyrus' Party in the U.S.A. at No. 3, Kings of Leon's Use Somebody at No. 4 and Taylor Swift's You Belong With Me at No. 5. Rounding out the top tier are Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West's Run This Town at No. 6, Drake's Best I Ever Had at No. 7, Keri Hilson's Knock You...

2009-09-03 08:15:40

French-Spanish documentary director and photo journalist Christian Poveda has been shot and killed in El Salvador, police said. Poveda, 52, is best known for his 2008 film festival favorite, La Vida Loca, which was about street gangs in the Central American country. Police told the BBC Poveda's body was found in a car north of the capital, San Salvador. The British broadcaster quoted Salvadorean President Mauricio Funes as saying he was shocked by Poveda's death. Police are investigating the...

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2009-08-27 12:03:29

The Black Eyed Peas's I Gotta Feeling is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a ninth week, Billboard.com reported Thursday. Coming in at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 is Miley Cyrus's Party in the U.S.A., followed by Jay Sean's Down featuring Lil Wayne at No. 3, Taylor Swift's You Belong with Me at No. 4 and Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West's Run This Town at No. 5. Rounding out the top tier are Kings of Leon's Use Somebody at No. 6, Drake's Best I Ever Had at No. 7, Keri Hilson's Knock You Down...

2009-08-19 11:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- THE BLACK EYED PEAS make history with the longest successive stay at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with 20 consecutive weeks at #1. "I Gotta Feeling" holds at #1 for an eighth week and "Boom Boom Pow" spent 12 weeks at #1. This is the longest consecutive stay for an artist in the Billboard chart's 51 year history. "The Black Eyed Peas record-breaking feat is a phenomenal achievement that underscores will.i.am's ability to craft...

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2009-08-13 14:32:04

I Gotta Feeling by the Black Eyed Peas remained ensconced atop the Billboard Hot 100 of U.S. records for the 19th week, tying Usher's record. If I Gotta Feeling takes Billboard's top spot for singles next week, it would surpass the feat the R&B singer accomplished twice in 2004 with Yeah! and Burn, Billboard said Thursday. Country singer Taylor Swift's crossover hit, You Belong With Me, moved up from No. 3 to No. 2, bumping Drake's Best I Ever Had to No. 3. Holding the same positions as...

2009-08-13 10:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- THE BLACK EYED PEAS have tied Usher's record for the longest successive stay at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with 19 consecutive weeks at #1. "I Gotta Feeling" holds at #1 for 7 weeks and "Boom Boom Pow" spent 12 weeks at #1. This is the longest consecutive stay by a duo or group in the Billboard charts 51 year history. The Black Eyed Peas bypassed Boyz II Men's 1994 record for successive stay at the top by a duo or group when they...

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2009-08-06 14:16:39

Black Eyed Peas' I Gotta Feeling returned to the top spot this week on Billboard Hot 100 chart of U.S. records. Drake's Best I Ever Had held the No. 2 spot, followed by Taylor Swift's You Belong With Me at No. 3, moving up one spot from last week's Hot 100. Keri Hilson's Knock You Down featuring Kanye West and Ne-Yo slipped one notch, falling from No. 3 to No 4. Kings of Leon held on to the fifth spot with Use Somebody. British singer Jay Sean's Down, featuring Lil Wayne, was No. 6, bumping...

2009-08-04 18:48:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With two of the year's most talked-about videos, Lady Gaga received the most nominations when the MTV Video Music Awards categories were announced earlier today. The video for the global #1 smash "Poker Face" received four nominations, and the epic short film for "Paparazzi" racked up five more, tying her with Beyonce for the most nominated artist of the year. 2009 has truly been the "Year of Gaga." She started out the year celebrating the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.