Daughtry, Fergie, Akon, Beyonce. It was a good year for one-name music acts. Billboard’s Year in Music & Touring issue, which hits newsstands on Friday, ranks the chart leaders. Some of the big winners:
- Top album: Daughtry
- Top single: Beyonce’s “Irreplaceable.” (Rhianna’s “Umbrella” was No. 2).
- Top Pop Artist: Akon
- Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artist: Beyonce
- No. 1 Country Artist: Carrie Underwood
- Top Tour: The Police
Check out all the lists on billboard.com