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Billboard mentions Roxette

Roxette has earned a mention in Billboard's look at the milestones in the history of its Hot 100 countdown. Read the full story...


“The Look” – it was 20 years ago!

It was 20 years ago this week that Roxette made their debut on the U.S. Read the full story...


Roxette earns mention, no placement on Billboard chart

Despite having more #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 than any other Swedish artists, Roxette failed to place a single song on the magazine’s top 100 hits of all-time. Read the full story...


Roxette tune tapped for US television commercial

PHILADELPHIA - The American television broadcast network, ABC, is using Roxette’s chart-topping single "The Look" in commercial spots promoting their new series "Ugly Betty."   "Ugly Betty," based on the Colombian telenovella "Yo Soy Betty La Fea," is pegged by critics to be one of the biggest hits of the new fall TV season here. Read the full story...


Roxette songs named “Essentials” by iTunes

PHILADELPHIA - Two Roxette songs have earned a place on iTunes new listing of hot songs, dubbed "iTunes Essentials."   The iTunes Essentials listing picks 75 songs from each calendar, dividing them into three different categories: The Basics, Next Step and Deep Cuts. Read the full story...


Roxette’s joyride began 14 years ago this week

NEW YORK - It was 14 years ago this week that Roxette's rise to international stardom became official — that was the week that "The Look" hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Read the full story...


Joyride #1 in US 11 years ago this week

Eleven years ago this week, Roxette's "Joyride" ascended to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Read the full story...


Roxette makes US year-end list

NEW YORK - Billboard columnist Fred Bronson has placed Roxette on his year-ending Best of the Year Top Ten list. Read the full story...


Ten year anniversary for “Joyride” album’s chart success

NEW YORK - Somewhat ironically, the talk of a possible return by Roxette to the American music scene comes almost exactly ten years after the group scored with its highest-ranking US album - "Joyride." The album peaked on Billboard’s Album chart at #12 on May 4, 1991 while the "Joyride" single hit #1 during this same month. Read the full story...


Merger between EMI and BMG scrapped

The planned merger of EMI, the world's third largest music company, and Bertelsmann’s BMG has been scrapped. Read the full story...


Billboard columnist names “Äntligen” one of year’s best

If there was any doubt that Billboard.com’s resident trivia guru Fred Bronson is a fan of Roxette, he's definitely cleared that up. Read the full story...


“Don’t Bore Us” debuts on Billboard chart

It's not The Billboard 200, but Roxette fans can take solace that their favorite Swedish duo is back on a Billboard chart. Read the full story...


Billboard Radio praises “Wish I Could Fly”

Roxette's first American single in the better part of a decade, "Wish I Could Fly" has already earned its first honor. Read the full story...