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Hold the Phone

Lady Gaga's new video for the song "Telephone" was viewed half a million times in the first 12 hours it was up. [VillageVoice.com]

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00's Most Popular

'N Sync's 'No Strings' Decade's Most Popular Album
[Yahoo.com - 12/11/09]
The top album of the decade came from an act that's not even around anymore - 'N Sync.

Billboard magazine says the boy band led by Justin Timberlake had the decade's best-selling album with "No Strings Attached," which sold more than 10 million copies.

The most popular song of the decade was Mariah Carey's ballad "We Belong Together."

Eminem was named the top artist of the decade, while Nickelback was named top group.

For 2009, Taylor Swift had the best-selling album with "Fearless," while the Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" was top song.

Billboard released those chart-toppers plus others for the decade and 2009 on its Web site on Friday. END

Best of the 2000s: The Decade in Charts and More

Eminem gives Lady Gaga the old sideways glance as the cloaked pop star accepts her Best New Artist VMA on Sept. 13 in New York.

Kanye West doesn't let Taylor Swift finish her acceptance speech for Best Female Video at the Sept. 13 MTV VMAs in New York.

Janet Jackson, LaToya Jackson and Jackie Jackson comfort their brother Michael's children -- Paris, Prince Michael II and Prince Michael I -- at Jackson's memorial service July 7 in Los Angeles.

Just hours before Chris Brown assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna, the two stars looked the part of a happy couple at Clive Davis Grammy party Feb. 7 in Beverly Hills.

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor performs at his band's "Wave Goodbye" farewell tour stop Sept. 2 at the Hollywood Palladium in California.

Adam Lambert sparks controversy with his performance of "For Your Entertainment" at the American Music Awards Nov. 22.

Justin Timberlake takes his surprise Emmy win in stride, clutching his award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for "SNL" at the Sept. 20 ceremony in L.A.

DJ AM mans the wheels at Dusk nightclub in Atlantic City Aug. 25, his last appearance before being found dead in his New York apartment three days later.

Beleagured British singer Amy Winehouse arrives in court for the second day of her assault trial July 24 in London.


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