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  1. Take That Tops 500,000 In First Week

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Take That made a century's-best debut atop the U.K. album chart, as "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) recorded the biggest first-week sales for any album in the market for 13 years, according to the Official Charts Company. Meanwhile, ...

  2. Take That Scores Huge U.K. Sales

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Take That's new album "Progress" (Polydor) moved more than 235,000 copies on its first day on sale (Nov. 15) in the U.K., according to the Official Charts Company. The OCC said it was the biggest day one sale since Oasis's &quo ...

  3. Oasis Vinyl Re-Issues

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Oasis will re-issue all seven of its albums plus its b-sides collection from July 13 in a limited edition vinyl re-press. Released through the band's own Big Brother label, the albums will be available worldwide through Warner M ...

  4. Take That Hits A Million

    December 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K pop act Take That has become one of the fastest million-sellers of all time with their new set "The Circus" (Polydor), according to the Official Charts Company. The revived boy band will have sold their millionth copy in the U.K. ear ...

  5. Take That's 'Circus' Tops 2008

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. pop act Take That has claimed the record for Britain's fastest-selling album of 2008, with 432,000 copies of its album "The Circus" (Poyldor/Universal) bought in its first week. According to chart compiler the Official Charts C ...

  6. Metallica Holds Off Oasis on Euro Albums Chart

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) starts a fifth week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, which features top ten debuts for Oasis and Bob Dylan. Katy Perry is No. 1 for a tenth week on Eurochart Hot 1 ...

  7. T.I. Begins Second Week Atop Billboard 200

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a 69% drop-off in sales, T.I. starts a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Paper Trail." The Grand Hustle/Atlantic set sold 177,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, after debuting last week with 568 ...

  8. T.I. Maintains No. 1 Album While Britney Spears Zooms to No. 1 on the Hot 100

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I.'s "Paper Trail" maintains its lock at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a second week . . . Meanwhile, Britney Spears' "Womanizer" flies to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 -- the second chart-topper of her 10 year ca ...

  9. Coldplay's 'Viva La Vida' On A Record-Breaking Haul

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British retailers are admitting their sales estimates for Coldplay's new album were too conservative after the album shifted a staggering 125,000 albums on its first day on sale yesterday. The band's hugely-anticipated fourth studio set ...

  10. Lewis' 'Spirit' Off To A Flier

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Leona Lewis' debut album "Spirit" (Syco) has had a blistering start at retail, selling more than 130,000 copies on its first day on the racks yesterday. The set has sold as many as the rest of the top 10 albums combined, according t ...

  11. Arctic Monkeys Set For Digital Milestone

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Arctic Monkeys are on course to break another chart record, this time on digital sales. Thanks to a relaxing in January of the rules governing eligibility for the Official U.K. Singles Chart, all 12 tracks from the new Domino album "Favou ...

  12. Arctic Monkeys Debut Heading For Record Books

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkeys are poised to set an industry benchmark after retailers reported explosive first week sales for their debut album. The album is expected to be a distant Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkey ...

  13. Arctic Monkeys Debut Heading For Record Books

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkeys are poised to set an industry benchmark after retailers reported explosive first week sales for their debut album. The album is expected to be a distant Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkey ...

  14. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Enters Record Books

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's widely-anticipated third studio album "X&Y" has opened with the second-highest first week sales tally in British chart history. Coldplay's widely-anticipated third studio album "X&Y" has opened ...

  15. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Enters Record Books

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New album sells 464,000 copies in Britain. Coldplay's widely-anticipated third studio album "X&Y" has opened with the second-highest first week sales tally in British chart history. The Parlophone album, released last Monday (Ju ...

  16. Mariah's Album Rules Again

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey has reclaimed The Billboard 200 throne. Her album, "The Emancipation of Mimi" (Island/Def Jam), jumps 3-1 despite a 4% dip to 172,000 U.S. copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It is Mariah Carey has reclaimed The Billboar ...

  17. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Hot Off the Racks

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" has exploded out of the blocks in the band's home market, Britain. The album sold more than 150,000 copies yesterday (June 6) on its opening day of sale in the United Kingdom, acc Coldplay's " ...

  18. Coldplay's 'X&Y' Hot Off The Racks

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "X&Y" has exploded out of the blocks in the band's home market, Britain. The album sold more than 150,000 copies yesterday (June 6) on its opening day of sale in the United Kingdom, acc Coldplay's " ...