On the Billboard 200 albums chart this week: the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' soundtrack whips past the half-million sales mark, Mark Knopfler scores his highest charting album ever, Echosmith's 'Talking Dreams' breaks into the top 40, and 'The Sound of Music' returns.
In the days since One Direction formally announced that Zayn Malik has left the group, there's been no shortage of experts and fellow performers weighing in with opinions on what might or should be the next moves for the group and for him.
Spanish pop singer Natalia Jiménez arrives at No. 2 on Top Latin Albums with her second solo studio album, 'Creo En Mi,' which opens with 4,000 copies sold. The entrance trumps her debut solo set, 'Natalia,' which arrived at No. 4 in 2011 with 3,000 units.
The Madison Square Garden Company said Friday that it has filed an initial Form 10 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to go ahead with a split it has been considering.
The contentious December collapse of the 25-year business relationship between former Prospect Park associates Peter Katsis and Jeff Kwatinetz put most of the music artists under the firm's management banner into play, and the acts have chosen their destinations.
Longtime tech executive Tim Cook told Fortune he has been giving money away quietly and will create a regular plan for his philanthropy in order to donate all of his wealth after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college education.