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  1. You Me At Six, Clean Bandit Top U.K. Charts

    February 03, 2014 4:28 AM EST You Me At Six, the British rock band from Weybridge in Surrey, scored their first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Feb. 2) with “Cavalier Youth” (Virgin/Universal). Clean Bandit, featuring Jess Glynne, held off the challenge of will.i.am and his latest ...

  2. Backbeat: Kelly Rowland Gets Deep at Recording Academy 'Conversation With' Event

    September 30, 2011 12:22 PM EDT Kelly Rowland with MC Lyte at the "A Conversation With" event in Los Angeles Tuesday night (Photo: Maury Phillips, WireImage.com; courtesy of The Recording Academy) "I'm on the highest cloud right now; it surpasses nine," ...

  3. Beyonce's British Bonanza: Tops U.K. Album Chart, Has Six Singles in Top 75

    July 04, 2011 10:08 AM EDT Yesterday's new U.K. sales charts from the Official Charts Company revealed a week of triumph for Beyoncé, in the wake of her headlining appearance at the Glastonbury Festival June 26. "4" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) sold 89 ...

  4. Beyonce's '4' Headed For No. 1 with Perhaps 300,000

    June 29, 2011 8:03 PM EDT Beyonce's fourth studio album, "4," is headed for a No. 1 debut next week on the Billboard 200 chart with maybe 300,000 copies sold by week's send on Sunday, July 3, according to industry prognosticators. If it starts at the to ...

  5. Adele Helps U.K. Digital Album Sales Top 10 Million In Record Time

    June 28, 2011 8:24 AM EDT Digital album sales in the United Kingdom have topped 10 million units in record time, accounting for 22% of all albums sold year to date, according to new data from the Official Charts Company (OCC). The 10 million sales mark was reached last wee ...

  6. @Leadership Music Digital Summit Day 2: Genuine Optimism

    October 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Has the music industry reached an inflection point? Maybe it was the forward-looking topics of the panels at the Leadership Music Digital Summit. Most likely it was because of the particular group of industry leaders in attendance. In any case, af ...

  7. U.K. Track Download Sales Hit 500 Million

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Official Charts Company (OCC) has confirmed that download sales have hit 500 million in the U.K. The half a billion total was achieved at the end of August and took just over six years. The OCC says the download market took off in 2004; a down ...

  8. Industry's 'Give The Gift Of Music' Logo Gets Makeover

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT NARM, the music business association, and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have refreshed the "Give The Gift Of Music" logo, which it is encouraging its member companies and artists and managers to use on their websit ...

  9. Justin Bieber Back at No. 1 On Billboard 200

    May 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a fourth non-consecutive week at the top. But he does so with just a little over 60,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan, marking the se ...

  10. Lady Antebellum Returning To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As predicted, Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" seems set to return to No. 1 on next week's Billboard 200 albums chart, thus earning its fifth non-consecutive week at the top of the tally. Industry sources suggest that the set m ...

  11. Beyonce Tops Decade's RIAA Sales

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Put a championship ring on it: Beyonce was far and away the queen of gold and platinum sales milestones during the past decade. The RIAA on Wednesday released a compilation of its awards for 2000-09, and the heavily Grammy-ed songstress leads the ...

  12. Australian Music Market Up 4.8% In 2009

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST The record business down under is on the ascent. Full-year 2009 trade figures issued today (Feb. 3) by labels body ARIA show a 4.8% gain in wholesale revenue to $446.1 million Australian ($395 million), powered by a booming digital music sector an ...

  13. Will Young Tops List Of Bestselling UK Singles Of Decade

    December 31, 2009 12:00 AM EST Will Young's 2002 debut hit "Anything Is Possible"/"Evergreen" (RCA/Sony Music Entertainment) was named as the U.K.'s bestselling single of the decade, as the Official Charts Company's 2000-2009 sales data round- ...

  14. Year-End: Beyonce Tops R&B/Hip Hop Album Artists Chart

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Delivering good music is one thing. Being able to replicate that experience onstage is quite another. Beyoncé definitively scored on both counts this year -- simultaneously strengthening her status as a formidable live concert draw, which no doubt ...

  15. Digital Sales Offer Hope Down Under

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australia's recorded music market has begun to show signs of recovery. New analysis of wholesale figures from labels body ARIA reveals the recorded music business grew slightly in the first half of 2009, its booming digital market outpacing t ...

  16. Anti-Piracy Raids Over Italian Charity Song

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Italy's piracy problem appears to have reached new depths with the news that the Guardia Di Finanza (Fiscal Police) have uncovered a P2P group that was illegally uploading the charity single "Domani 21/04/09." The track was recorded ...

  17. Double Digit Physical Sales Decline Down Under

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Monster hit album releases from Pink, Kings Of Leon, AC/DC and Andre Rieu weren't enough to stem a double digit physical sales decline down under last year, according to official figures published today (March 11) by labels body ARIA. But the ...

  18. Lucky Seven For Swift While 'Notorious' Debuts

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift's "Fearless" spends a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 . . . Can you name the last album to spend as many weeks at the top? . . . The first top 10 debut of the year comes in the form of the soundtrack to " ...

  19. Overall Canadian Sales Slip By 8.5%

    January 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST Overall Canadian music sales declined by 8.5% in 2008, according to the latest figures from Nielsen SoundScan Canada released today, as even an 58% increase in digital sales could not offset with a 6 million album drop in catalog sales. Total albu ...

  20. Fallout From Terror Attacks For India's Live Biz

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST At a time when some international recording artists are looking to include India in their Asian touring itineraries, the late November terrorist attacks in Mumbai could have a damaging impact on the country's emerging live entertainment busin ...

  21. Beyonce Starts 'Fierce' Atop Album Chart

    November 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beyonce scores her third straight No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 this week as the double-disc "I Am ... Sasha Fierce" (Music World/Columbia) shifts a whopping 482,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The alb ...

  22. 'Twilight' Soundtrack Takes A Bite Out Of The Billboard 200

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to the teen vampire romance "Twilight" bows atop the Billboard 200, pushing AC/DC's "Black Ice" to No. 2 after a two-week run at the top . . . Three more albums start in the top 10: Hinder's sophomore s ...

  23. Aussie Biz Shrinks Further

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Australian recorded music market shrunk 4.3% in the first six months of this year, according to wholesale figures. The figures for January to June 2008, released Aug. 14 by the Australian Recording Industry Assn. (ARIA), show overall revenues ...

  24. Solange Knowles Gets Personal On 'Sol-Angel'

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Matthew Knowles, Music World Entertainment and Geffen Records hosted a media-only listening session May 13 for Solange Knowles sophomore album, "Sol-Angel & The Hadley Street Dreams," scheduled for an August 26 release. On the eclect ...

  25. CRIA Reveals New Ringtones Awards

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian Recording Industry Association has unveiled a new awards program for ringtones. The awards, which recognize platinum certification of ringtones that have been sold more than 40,000 times, and gold certification for those sold more tha ...

  26. Digital Boosts Q1 Totals Almost 15%

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The first quarter finished with overall album sales down 10.7% but total scans, including digital tracks, increased 14.9% to 386.3 million, according to Nielsen Soundscan. Tracks increased 28.7% to 281.4 million from the 218.6 million the configur ...

  27. Aussie Biz Tightens In 2007

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Australian recorded music industry shrunk by almost 10% last year. In wholesale value, the market declined by 9.68% to A$462.2 million ($428.5 million), according to figures released today by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA ...

  28. R&B Live Pulls Execs And Tastemakers To Weekly Affair

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Since its launch last June, R&B Live New York has been a platform for industry execs and other tastemakers to check out some good ol', live rhythm & blues from established artists and up-and-coming acts alike. This past Tuesday (Jan. ...

  29. Strong Kiwi Performance In NZ Full-Year Sales

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Three Kiwi divas dominated local music sales in 2007, according to charts data published by the Recording Industry Assn. of New Zealand. Although the complete year-end figures won't be available until January, the No. 1 artist of the year is ...

  30. Plugged And Unplugged

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Plugged: I'm all for Sony BMG's effort to create a direct-to-consumer mobile content portal. I've always said the music industry should do more to take control of its own digital destiny rather than rely on its technology partners t ...

  31. Utada Breaks Digital Records In Japan

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Female vocalist Utada Hikaru's track "Flavor of Life" could well be the world's all-time biggest-selling digital single, with sales of 7 million units across all digital products and formats, her label EMI Music Japan reports. ...

  32. Avril Continues Euro Albums Chart Rule

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While Avril Lavigne starts a second week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey with "The Best Damn Thing" (RCA), there's a new champion on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, as "Beautiful Liar" (World Music/Columbia ...

  33. 'NOW' Remains No. 1 As Bright Eyes Debuts High

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a slow week for new releases, the "NOW 24" hits compilation stays atop of the The Billboard 200 for a second week, despite a 58% drop in U.S. sales to 89,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Tim McGraw's Curb set "Let ...

  34. Aussie Biz Grows In 2006

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Surging digital sales and a banner year for local repertoire underpinned massive volume growth in the Australian record market in 2006. The Australian wholesale music market grew in volume by 27.12% to more than 80 million units last year compared ...

  35. Country Music Hits Digital Milestone

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country music seems to finally be ready to make a run in the ringtone market. For the first time ever, a country music song received a platinum ringtone certification by the RIAA -- Waylon Jenning's theme from the Dukes of Hazzard. And mobile ...

  36. Rocket Man's Catalog Blasts Into Digital Age

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sir Elton John's career-spanning catalog of more than 30 albums will be available for digital download from March 26, representatives for the British pop legend said today. The global initiative brings John's career-spanning repertoire o ...

  37. Music World Nabs Roots Indie Compadre

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Mathew Knowles' Music World Entertainment has acquired Houston-based independent roots label, Compadre Records. Brad Turcotte will maintain his role as president of Compadre, and the label will continue to exist as an imprint through Music Wo ...

  38. The Dreams Continue at No. 1

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST The "Dreamgirls" soundtrack continues to reign over The Billboard 200 for a second week ... Disney Channel's "Jump In!" TV movie soundtrack starts at No. 5 on the chart ... Robin Thicke makes a handsome leap, vaulting 35-1 ...

  39. 'Dreamgirls' Remains No. 1 As Sales Keep Sliding

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST In yet another slow week for sales and new releases, the Sony soundtrack to "Dreamgirls" remains atop of The Billboard 200 for a second week straight. The set, which features performances by Beyonce and Jennifer Hudson, moved 60,000 co ...

  40. And We're Telling You: 'Dreamgirls' Sings Way To Top

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to "Dreamgirls" rises to No. 1. It is the first film soundtrack to reach the top (without first debuting there) since 2002. The bad news: It registers the lowest sales total for a No. 1 album since Nielsen SoundScan began ...

  41. 'Dreamgirls' Takes No. 1 In Sluggish Sales Week

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a slow week for both sales and new releases, the Sony soundtrack to the Beyonce-starring "Dreamgirls" ascends 3-1 to claim the summit. The set sold 66,000 copies in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan, despite a sales d ...

  42. Sources: Beyonce To Release Spanish Tracks

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST With Beyonce's Spanish version of "Irreplaceable" flying up Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart, the "Dreamgirl" is dreaming of crossover. The singer stated in an interview with univision.com -- and sources confirm -- t ...

  43. Akon Smacks Rivals On New Ringtone Chart

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Billboard magazine this Friday (Dec. 1) will unveil a new ringtone chart measuring weekly sales of the top 20 master ringtones in the U.S. The new chart, called Hot RingMasters, replaces the former Hot Ringtones chart, which first debuted in late ...

  44. Akon Smacks Rivals On New Ringtone Chart

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Billboard magazine this Friday (Dec. 1) will unveil a new ringtone chart measuring weekly sales of the top 20 master ringtones in the U.S. Billboard magazine this Friday (Dec. 1) will unveil a new ringtone chart measuring weekly sales of the top 2 ...

  45. The Game Tops The Billboard 200

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Moves 358,000 copies in the United States. Two popular urban acts occupy the top two spots on The Billboard 200 this week, with the Game's "Doctor's Advocate" coming in at No. 1. The Geffen effort moved 358,000 copies in the Un ...

  46. The Game Tops The Billboard 200

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Moves 358,000 copies in the United States. Two popular urban acts occupy the top two spots on The Billboard 200 this week, with the Game's "Doctor's Advocate" coming in at No. 1. The Geffen effort moved 358,000 copies in the Un ...

  47. Timberlake Remains No. 1 In Heavy Release Week

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fifteen new releases enter top 50. Amid debuts by several major new releases this week, Justin Timberlake's "FutureSex/LoveSounds" keeps the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 warm for a second time. Despite a sales drop of 68%, the Ji ...

  48. Beyonce's 'B-Day' Makes Big Bow At No. 1

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sells 541,000 units first week. Beyonce racks up her second No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "B'Day," bypassing her best one-week sum by more than 220,000 copies. The Columbia set moved a whopping 541,000 units in its first week, acc ...

  49. Analysts Predict Australian Industry Rebound

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Indicate positive growth over the next five years. The revenue decline in Australian recorded music business will be halted this year and the business can then look forward to positive growth over the next five years. That’s the upbeat message fro ...

  50. Oz Market Down 9.5% In Value

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST ARIA plans digital chart. Australia's overall recorded music market in 2005 declined by 4% in volume to 63 million units and by 9.5% in value to A$547 million (US$382.9 million) from 2004's figures, according to statistics released today ...

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