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Tony Bennett Gets First No. 1 Album—at 85

Bennett by far the oldest person to ever top Billboard

(Newser) - Not even controversial comments about 9/11 can slow down Tony Bennett. The octogenarian crooner has been topping singles charts since 1951, but only now, 60 years later, has he finally landed his first No. 1 album, reports Billboard . In fact, Duets 2 makes Bennett the oldest ever artist to top... More »

Boyle Tops Billboard With Record 700K Sold

She has strongest US sales week of 2009; best female debut ever

(Newser) - Susan Boyle’s Dream has become very real in the US, where her debut album has opened atop the Billboard 200 chart. I Dreamed a Dream sold 701,000 copies, the best sales week for any release this year in the US. Eminem's Relapse previously held the 2009 mark at... More »

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