Trends Trends: A Right Royal Radio

The bunting’s out at HQ in London, England, as Britain gears up for the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday morning. It’s estimated that two billion people will watch the ceremony […]

04/28/2011 Trends: Wasted Light Shines On Top Tracks

It’s been two weeks since our last update, and a certain British solo star is still rolling at the tip of the Top Tracks chart. But which seasoned rockers have also been monopolising the Top […]

04/24/2011 Trends: “Wasting Light” Battles Catalog Favorites On The Foo Fighters Song Charts

Until recently we hadn’t heard a whole lot from [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Foo Fighters[/lastfm]–it was back in 2007, in fact, when single “The Pretender” was charting around the world. But today [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Dave Grohl[/lastfm] and company officially […]

04/12/2011 Trends: Lady Gaga Climbs The Charts

Last week The Strokes faced stiff competition in our Top Tracks chart, with Adele and Lady Gaga hot on their heels. But have the NY guitar gang been toppled? Read on to find out.

04/07/2011 Trends: Friday Fun Fun Fun Fun

Her smash-hit viral video might have made her one of pop’s overnight stars, and she might even be one of America’s richest thirteen-year-olds (according to Forbes), but Rebecca Black‘s a long way off topping’s […]

03/25/2011 Trends: “Femme Fatale” Vs. Britney’s Top Tracks

Britney‘s back, and it looks like she’s going to be unstoppable. Not only that but as of Friday you’ll be able to listen to new album Femme Fatale in full on this website! To help […]

03/23/2011 Trends: Jennifer Lopez On The Floor And In The Charts

Due to release her seventh album Love? in April, Jennifer Lopez is still contending with newer artists in the charts, as Billboard reports. Starting her musical career in 1999, is she still getting love twelve […]

03/05/2011 Trends: Britney Rushes Release To Top Chart

Britney‘s latest single has leaked, prompting Jive to rush-release “Till The World Ends” today. Trends ask if fans are ready for more from Spears.

03/04/2011 Trends: Who Will ‘Score’ An Oscar For Best Song Or Soundtrack?

There are only days left until the The 83rd Academy Awards, and as Hollywood’s stars wait with bated breath, there are a few musicians who’ll be crossing their fingers, too. Trends is looking at […]

02/25/2011 Trends: Britney’s Holding It Down

Britney Spears released the video for “Hold It Against Me” yesterday to great fanfare. With more than 30 singles behind her, she’s still got the press talking – but how are listeners responding? Trends […]

02/18/2011 Trends: Yeezy Brings “E.T.” Home

Katy Perry, one of pop’s hottest properties, is hoping to put her GRAMMY disappointment behind her with a brand new single, and she’s brought Kanye along for a little help. Trends looks at what […]

02/17/2011 Trends: You Go Gaga For Born This Way

Lady Gaga might not have cleaned up at the GRAMMY Awards in quite the way we predicted, but “Born This Way” has come to dominate the singer’s charts in just a few short days. […]

02/15/2011 Trends: Lady Gaga Born To Win GRAMMYs

So big is the demand for Lady Gaga‘s latest single that you’ve got about 12 hours before “Born This Way” will be found playing on every radio station and every shop foyer in the world. […]

02/11/2011 Trends: Can Perry Break Her Losing Streak?

Katy Perry might have been one of 2010’s most played artists but when it comes to the GRAMMY Awards she’s on a bit of a losing streak. Trends looks at how likely she is […]

02/10/2011 Trends: Black Eyed Peas Rock The Bowl

2010 American Music Awards – Arrivals (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for DCP) Last year The Who brought rock back to the Super Bowl, and stormed a short set in style. It’s Black Eyed Peas […]

02/02/2011 Trends: Muse, Arcade Fire Lead The Pack In The Rock Group Grammy Category

The praise upon rock musicians continues at the upcoming Grammy Awards with the category of Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals. Trends recently looked at the category for Best Rock […]

01/28/2011 Trends: Can Mumford And Sons Win A Grammy (Or Two)?

Any band that has more Grammy Award nominations than albums has to be doing something right, and that’s exactly where English folk stars Mumford & Sons find themselves. Their debut (and only) album Sigh No […]

01/27/2011 Trends: Divas Line Up For Grammy Shot

Last year’s shortlist for the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards featured an array of Pop’s biggest stars going toe-to-toe. This year it seems as if the odds are stacked […]

01/27/2011 Trends: Florence Takes On The Grammys

© Florence + the Machine In what may be the pinnacle of a relatively short career so far, Florence + the Machine is nominated for Best New Artist at the upcoming 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. […]

01/26/2011 Trends: Pop Stars Go Head To Head At Grammys

While the Best Rap and Pop albums might cross paths on your playlists, they’re kept pretty separate at The Grammy Awards. Just as well; Eminem might have met his match with today’s nominees. Trends […]

01/18/2011 Trends: Britney Spears Hopes For A Smash

Britney Spears has released “Hold It Against Me” to the world, and it looks like a guaranteed smash, reaching #1 on iTunes within hours of its digital release on Monday. The hype is sure to […]

01/12/2011 Trends: Beyoncé Gets A Golden Halo

Beyoncé should be feeling pleased with herself: she’s topped a rich list of young celebrity entrepreneurs. Alongside Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, her music is one string in a multimillion dollar bow: she’s got […]

01/07/2011 Trends: Well, Well, Well…Duffy Returns!

Just before Christmas, Welsh star Duffy stopped by the Discover studio to treat us to an early gift, performing tracks from her new album, Endlessly. With Duffy’s second release still paying homage to the […]

01/07/2011 Reveals The Most Popular Artists Of 2010 reveal the Best of 2010 today, a chart of the most scrobbled new releases of the past twelve months, and one question hangs on listeners’ lips: who beat Lady Gaga? You can find out […]

12/15/2010 Trends Looks At Florence And The Machine’s Top Tracks

Florence + The Machine will be giving her fans a timely Christmas treat by performing a live webcast for Live On Letterman this Thursday, Dec. 16, from the world-famous Ed Sullivan Theater in New York […]

12/14/2010 Trends: Christina Aguilera Becomes “Bionic”

The summer of 2010 saw the release of Christina Aguilera‘s sixth album, Bionic, and with that a coveted spot in’s Best of 2010. Trends takes a look at Christina’s year and how she […]

12/13/2010 Trends – Best Of 2010: Part Two Of Its Year-End Roundup‘s countdown of the year’s most-played artists gets a little closer to the top spot this week, as #20 – #11 are revealed today. Find out which names have jumped up this year, and who […]

12/08/2010 Best Of 2010

This week, revealed the first part of its annual Best of 2010 feature, a countdown of the year’s most-played music that’s entirely based on tracks scrobbled by users. Over the next three weeks expect to […]


Christina And Cher Get Down

Tomorrow sees the release of Burlesque, a musical starring pop superstars Christina Aguilera and Cher. The movie features Aguilera as a budding dancer who looks to Cher to help break her into stardom. With the […]

11/23/2010 Trends Looks At Bon Jovi’s Greatest Hits

This Tuesday, November 9, Bon Jovi performs a free webcast live from the Ed Sullivan Theater as part of the online concert series Live on Letterman. Jon, Richie, and the band will be running through […]