Badges now on sale — CMJ Music Marathon 2015: October 13–17

2014 Highlights

Full Badge

$549

$399

Purchase here

Student Badge

$365

$174

Purchase here

More registration options

Columns » Chart History

July 6, 2004: Wilco – <cite>A Ghost Is Born</cite>

CMJ Chart History: July 6, 2004: Wilco – A Ghost Is Born

July 31, 2015, By

And many other chart topping successes

First to 1st

CMJ Chart History: First to 1st1

July 27, 2015, By

From Bully to the Avalanches, bands whose debut album reached No. 1

Surprise Albums In The Digital Age

CMJ Chart History: Surprise Albums In The Digital Age

July 17, 2015, By

Teaching us how to appreciate the full album again.

June 28, 1985: New Order – <cite>Low-Life</cite>

CMJ Chart History: June 28, 1985: New Order – Low-Life

June 26, 2015, By

30 years later, they are still going strong

February 8, 2005: Bright Eyes’ Double Header

CMJ Chart History: February 8, 2005: Bright Eyes’ Double Header

June 19, 2015, By

And a look at the rest of Oberst’s discography

The Songs Of iPod Commercial Fame

CMJ Chart History: The Songs Of iPod Commercial Fame

June 15, 2015, By

Which came first, the commercial or the chart?

A Look Back At The EP

CMJ Chart History: A Look Back At The EP1

June 5, 2015, By

Rare is the EP that tops the chart, from Thomas Dolby to Dum Dum Girls

Robert Pollard – <cite>From A Compound Eye</cite>

CMJ Chart History: Robert Pollard – From A Compound Eye

May 22, 2015, By

Surprising solo success, or lack thereof, on the CMJ charts

July 10, 2012: Hot Chip – <cite>In Our Heads</cite>

CMJ Chart History: July 10, 2012: Hot Chip – In Our Heads

May 15, 2015, By

Toppin’ the Radio 200, RPM and Triple A charts

October 4, 1991: Nirvana – <cite>Nevermind</cite>

CMJ Chart History: October 4, 1991: Nirvana – Nevermind

May 8, 2015, By

The ultimate college radio No. 1