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  1. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Taylor Swift's '1989' Hits 4 Million in U.S. Sales

    January 23, 2015 9:35 PM EST On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart , Meghan Trainor 's Title zoomed in to the No. 1 slot, moving 238,000 overall units in the week ending Jan. 18, according to Nielsen Music. It was one of three arrivals in the top 10, which also boas ...

  2. Joey Bada$$ Set for Top 10 Debut on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    January 23, 2015 7:28 PM EST The Billboard 200 albums chart could welcome four top 10 debuts next week, as the tally continues to wake from its usual post-Christmas slump. Fall Out Boy is on course for its third No. 1 album with American Beauty/American Psycho , while new s ...

  3. Shazam Looking to Increase Users by 500%

    January 23, 2015 7:15 PM EST Shazam wants a five-fold increase in monthly mobile users. Already a must-have app for identifying songs, Shazam is betting different types of identification, and new markets, will help it reach that goal. "We announced [in August] we passe ...

  4. Former Rebecca Black Manager Charged With Violating Talent Scam Prevention Act

    January 23, 2015 4:31 PM EST A veteran music manager was charged with four counts of violating the Talent Scam Prevention Act, according to city attorney Mike Feuer at a press conference in L.A. on Friday (Jan. 23). Over the years, Baum has managed acts such as Paula Abdul ...

  5. Maroon 5, Common & John Legend Score High Debuts on Top Twitter Tracks

    January 23, 2015 3:30 PM EST Maroon 5 's "Sugar" rushes to the summit on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks , giving the band its second No. 1 debut, after "Maps" last June. With the song's arrival, they become only the second act to notch multiple ...

  6. Pras of the Fugees on 'Sweet Micky' Doc, Getting Diaper-Clad Pop Star Elected President of Haiti

    January 23, 2015 3:20 PM EST "It's just so ridiculous, it's just one of the most ridiculous stories ever," says Pras Michel the former Fugee about his new documentary Sweet Micky for President , which makes its festival premiere this Saturday (Jan. 24) ...

  7. Indie Musician Outlines 'Demanding' Contract with YouTube's Music Service

    January 23, 2015 2:36 PM EST Updated: 3:08PM ET, Jan. 23. YouTube has a "demanding" contract for independent musicians, according to a blog post by musician Zoë Keating , a frequent chronicler of her experiences with the digital music business. The five-year contr ...

  8. Black Keys Cancel European Tour Over Over Patrick Carney's Injury

    January 23, 2015 12:50 PM EST The European leg of the Black Keys ' Turn Blue world tour will not be happening. For those who have been following the band closely, though, this shouldn't come as a surprise. Drummer Patrick Carney dislocated his shoulder earlier this ...

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