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YouTube data now part of Billboard Hot 100 chart

Viral videos are hits on the Web, and now they can help propel a song to the top of the Billboard charts. Billboard has announced that U.S. YouTube data is now one of the factors when ranking Hot 100 songs and songs on its other charts.


The insanely confusing path to legal immigration, in one chart

Congress and the White House have just begun exploring policies that would revamp the country’s immigration laws. A bipartisan group of senators have proposed a new pathway to citizenship Monday and, later Tuesday, President Obama is expected to unveil his own reform plan.


Rihanna claims sixth number one

Singer Rihanna scores the sixth UK chart-topping single of her career with We Found Love.


Can You Guess Which City In America Has The Most Sex? [CHART]

Trojan has just released the results of its annual "sex census," and good news for the people of Los Angeles -- they're having more sex than anyone else in the country, an average of 135 times per year. But that doesn't necessarily mean the sex is any good. Philadelphians report the highest levels of sexual satisfaction, with 82% of respondents there saying they are sexually fulfilled. Just 75% of Angelenos said the same.


Taylor Swift sells more than 1M copies of new CD

Taylor Swift sells more than 1M copies of new CD

Taylor Swift fans have spoken - more than a million times. The country pop superstar sold more than 1 million copies of her new album "Speak Now" to debut at the top of the Billboard album chart this week.


Idol tracks: Adam Lambert stays on top, Kellie Pickler tops a million

Adam Lambert's Whataya Want From Me remains the week's best-selling Idol track -- a place he'll almost surely hold next week, too, after performing on American Idol tonight. And while Adam is rapidly closing in on a million downloads for his track, Kellie Pickler has finally surpassed that mark for her Best Days of Your Life.


Peas break Billboard chart record

Peas break Billboard chart record

Black Eyed Peas set a new record for the longest successive stay at the top of the US singles chart by a duo or group.


Will new Michael Jackson music be released?

Michael Jackson's songs and albums went to the top of the charts in the days and weeks following his death --and there may be plenty more hits to come, if his rumored plethora of unreleased songs find their way to the public.


Montana Can't Move Michael, Maxwell on Charts

Michael Jackson is still King, but Maxwell and Hannah Montana make for a nice royal court. Despite big bows from the Brooklyn crooner and the Disney queen, the late King of...


Jackson still 'King of Pop' on Billboard charts

Jackson still 'King of Pop' on Billboard charts

Michael Jackson's music sales keep soaring as fans purchased more than 800,000 of his albums last week, Billboard magazine said.


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