Articles Tagged 'Billboard Hot 100'

Florence and the Machine Gets Post-VMAs Chart Boost

The dog days are indeed over for Florence and the Machine. Her much-heralded performance at the MTV Video Music Awards has helped give the 24-year-old singer-songwriter her first Billboard top 30 hit single. “Dog Days Are Over,” which she belted out at the VMAs, leap-frogged from No. 93 to No. 21 last week. And her […]

UK Singer Jay Sean Tops U.S. Singles Chart

Muscle-bound R&B singer Jay Sean has become the first British male solo artist since James Blunt in March 2006 to top the Billboard Hot 100. “Down,” his collaboration with rapper Lil Wayne, ends the extraordinary 26-week run at the top by the Black Eyed Peas. (They have owned 2009 with their two singles, “Boom Boom […]

Leona Lewis, First UK Woman In 21 Years To Top Billboard Hot 100

When the last British female solo artist topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, Maggie Thatcher was beginning her third term as UK Prime Minister, the Berlin Wall was still standing, the first Lethal Weapon movie was a huge hit, and Hilary Duff hadn’t been born yet. Good times. On June 6, 1987, English sensation […]

Congrats to Amy Winehouse For Her U.S. Top Ten Hit!

Amy Winehouse‘s “Rehab,” Anglophenia’s No. 1 song of 2006, made the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week. Her huge jump to No. 10 can be almost solely attributed to strong digital downloads over at iTunes; she has yet to enter the top 25 on the radio airplay chart, which just shows […]