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Past articles by Gary:

Taylor Swift Extends Record for Most Hot 100 Top 10s Among Women With ‘Cruel Summer’

The song reaches the region nearly four years after its release on Swift’s album Lover. → Read More

Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Vampire’ Debuts as Her Third Billboard Hot 100 No. 1

Plus, Taylor Swift’s “Cruel Summer” becomes her 41st top 10 – extending her record among women – and Gunna’s “Fukumean” also reaches the top 10. → Read More

Fifty Fifty Joins BTS as the Only South Korean Groups With Top 10s on Pop Airplay Chart

The quartet manages the feat as “Cupid” ascends 13-10. → Read More

Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice Now Have 2 Shared Hot 100 Top 10s – How Rare Is That Historically Among Women?

The pair’s “Barbie World” debuts at No. 7 after their “Princess Diana” hit No. 4. → Read More

Miley Cyrus’ ‘Flowers’ Has the Longest No. 1 Run Among Women Ever on Adult Pop Airplay Chart

Avril Lavigne’s debut classic “Complicated” held the mark for more than two decades. → Read More

Miley Cyrus, YOASOBI Top Billboard Global Charts, Taylor Swift’s ‘Cruel Summer’ Goes Top 10

“Flowers” rebounds for a 13th week at No. 1 on the Global 200 and “Idol” adds a third frame atop Global Excl. U.S. → Read More

Morgan Wallen Adds 13th Week Atop Hot 100, Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice & Aqua Debut in Top 10

“Last Night” hits more historic heights, while “Barbie World” opens at No. 7. → Read More

Eslabon Armado & Peso Pluma, YOASOBI Top Billboard Global Charts

“Ella Baila Sola” returns to No. 1 on the Global 200 and “Idol” rebounds to the top of Global Excl. U.S. → Read More

Morgan Wallen & Luke Combs Make for Country Hits at Nos. 1 & 2 on Hot 100 for First Time in 42 Years

Wallen’s “Last Night” leads for a 12th week, while Combs’ “Fast Car” pulls into the runner-up spot. → Read More

BTS’ ‘Take Two’ Soars In at No. 1 on Both Billboard Global Charts

The song launches as the superstars’ record-furthering seventh leader on each survey. → Read More

Morgan Wallen’s ‘Last Night’ Tops Billboard Hot 100 for 11th Week

Plus, Luke Combs’ “Fast Car” rides to No. 3, making for two simultaneous top three country hits for the first time since 2000. → Read More

Ed Sheeran Extends Record as ‘Eyes Closed’ Hits No. 1 on Adult Pop Airplay Chart

The song becomes Sheeran’s eighth leader, furthering his mark for the most among solo males. → Read More

Taylor Swift’s ‘Cruel Summer’ Is Her New Radio Single, Four Years After Its Release

Republic Records is promoting the song to pop radio, although “Karma” is still the label’s primary focus. → Read More

Madonna Joins Elite Company With Hot 100 Hits in Five Distinct Decades, Thanks to ‘Popular’ Debut

Back by “Popular” demand: Madonna joins Cher as the only women to have debuted on the Hot 100 in five separate decades. → Read More

Bizarrap & Peso Pluma’s ‘Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 55’ Blasts to No. 1 on Global Excl. U.S. Chart

Peso Pluma becomes the first act to lead Billboard's global charts simultaneously with different songs. → Read More

Morgan Wallen’s ‘Last Night’ Leads Hot 100 for 10th Week, Luke Combs’ ‘Fast Car’ Hits Top Five

“Fast Car” speeds 8-4 – surpassing the No. 6 peak of Tracy Chapman’s original. Plus, it and “Last Night” make for two simultaneous top five country hits for the first time since 2000. → Read More

Ask Billboard: How Historic Have Morgan Wallen & Taylor Swift’s Recent Chart Reigns Been?

Looking at the dominance of “One Thing at a Time” and “Midnights” and their singles. Plus, recapping Swift’s May 21 concert on the Eras Tour. → Read More

Taylor Swift Breaks Record for Most Adult Pop Airplay Chart Top 10s With ‘Karma’

The song is her 28th top 10 on the radio ranking, passing Maroon 5’s total. → Read More

Summer Songs 1958-2022: The Top 10 Tunes of Each Summer

Time-travel through every year since the Hot 100 began with the top 10 hits each summer. → Read More

Belinda Carlisle on Her Chart History & How Her New Diane Warren-Written EP ‘Kismet’ Is ‘Like a Gift’

“I always said that if I was going to record pop in the same vein that I did in the ‘80s and ‘90s, it would have to be on par with those songs,” Carlisle says. → Read More