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  1. Chart Highlights: The Lumineers Shine Atop Adult Pop Songs

    December 26, 2012 12:40 PM EST The trio's debut Adult Pop Songs smash 'Ho Hey' jumps to No. 1, becoming one of the group's two newly-crowned leaders this week. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts. Find out the top songs ...

  2. The 'Origin' of Mika

    October 15, 2012 7:14 AM EDT Electro-pop act Mika enjoys global fame and solid record sales-now, if he could just get on the radio. ''I don't necessarily fit into a particular box," London-based singer/songwriter Mika says. "I stand in this weird bo ...

  3. Slow Sales Start August, Big Guns Next Week

    August 02, 2012 4:05 PM EDT As so few major new albums were released last week, there wasn't much competition for the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200. In turn, Zac Brown Band's "Uncaged" returns to the top for a second week, rising 2-1 with 48,000 sold, a ...

  4. Keyshia Cole Returns With New Album, Radio Deal

    July 26, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Following the lukewarm reception to 2010's "Calling All Hearts," Keyshia Cole is charging out of the gate ahead of her upcoming fifth album, "Woman to Woman." The offering's lead single, "Enough of No Love," ...

  5. The Beatles Release App Masquerading as iBook

    December 12, 2011 2:00 PM EST Screenshots ©Subafilms Ltd. After refusing to sell their music online for years, the Beatles have now racked up sales of over 1.8 million albums and over 10 million songs, which is not a bad haul for about a year. Now, the Fab Four have released a ...

  6. Adele's '21' on Track to Be 2011's Best-Selling Album -- Can Anything Top It?

    September 15, 2011 3:33 PM EDT With 3.4 million sold since its debut in February according to Nielsen SoundScan, Adele's XL/Columbia album "21" is the fastest-selling release of any year since 2005. The last set to sell at a quicker clip was 50 Cent's " ...

  7. Backbeat: Tyrese Plays New Album 'Open Invitation' At Virgin's NYC Offices

    September 15, 2011 2:10 PM EDT "I'm nervous playing this music, man," Tyrese Gibson confessed Tuesday night, while fidgeting with a stereo system in a conference room at Virgin Records' New York offices. Tyrese, a native of Los Angeles' Watts neighborho ...

  8. How Adele's 'Someone Like You' Became First Ballad in More Than Three Years to Top Billboard Hot 100

    September 12, 2011 4:53 PM EDT Get More: 2011 VMA , Music , Adele As Adele's "Someone Like You" perches atop the Billboard Hot 100, a ballad leads the list after a lengthy three-year, three-month and three-week drought. The song is the first unquestionably slow c ...

  9. Lady Antebellum's Five Grammy Wins Makes For Exuberant EMI After Party

    February 14, 2011 9:38 AM EST Just as the clock struck midnight as Sunday night gave way to Monday, Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley was aggressively high-five-ing Mike Dugan, the president and CEO of Capitol Records Nashville, at the EMI post-Grammy party in Hollywood. K ...

  10. The Beatles Bring The 'Love' To iTunes, New Announcement Coming Soon

    February 02, 2011 10:55 AM EST The Beatles are continuing their digital run at iTunes, now providing digital copies of the "Love" Cirque du Soleil album and the making-of documentary available for pre-sale. This is the first time that the compilation has been made ava ...

  11. Chart Highlights: Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Mariah Carey, Pink, Tim McGraw, Rick Ross, Black Keys

    December 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Firework" Katy Perry Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Grenade" Bruno Mars Debut No. 37 "Who's That Chick?" David Guetta Featuring Rihanna Debut No. 40 "Stutterin" Fefe Dobson Adult Contem ...

  12. Beatles Sales On iTunes Top 450K

    November 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST The initial Beatles sales figures are in: More than 450,000 albums and 2 million individual songs were sold on iTunes worldwide, according to Apple, since the Beatles catalog was made available Tuesday (Nov. 16). In U.S. the best-selling album was ...

  13. Five Things Missing From The Beatles/iTunes Deal

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST One striking aspect of the newly available Beatles albums on iTunes is that they weren't accompanied by the release of more digital bells and whistles. When EMI Music reissued all of the band's albums on CD last year, every title boasted ...

  14. A Look At First-Day Beatles Rankings on iTunes

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST As the music industry awaited the official announcement that iTunes had finally scored rights to the Beatles catalog, one question kept popping up: Would the Fab Four let iTunes sell its music as singles? The thought is that since the Beatles have ...

  15. Five Reasons Why The Beatles' Arrival On iTunes Still Matters

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST It's tempting to dismiss the Beatles' long-delayed arrival on iTunes as a non-event. After all, it's been more than seven years since iTunes began selling music. And EMI Music reissued the band's entire discography on CD barely ...

  16. Beatles Arrival at iTunes Prompts Mixed Web Reaction

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST It wasn’t exactly an appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” but the Beatles’ debut at iTunes made waves on Tuesday. The news brought out commentary all across the Internet, much of it negative. Many people dismissed the value of adding vintage -- a ...

  17. Beatles Finally Arrives On iTunes

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Beatles ' catalog is now available on iTunes . As expected , Apple today (Nov. 16) announced the addition of music from the Beatles a day after posting a cryptic message on its website promising that today will be "just another day. ...

  18. Beatles, iTunes Deal Still At Impasse

    August 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Don't hold your breath waiting for Beatles songs to go on sale at iTunes or other online retailers, says Yoko Ono. The Fab Four have long resisted the allure of digital downloads, instead selling millions of old-fashioned compact discs last y ...

  19. McCartney Says EMI Keeping Beatles Off iTunes

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT According to Paul McCartney, EMI Music is the reason there's no Beatles music for sale on iTunes . "It's been business hassles, not with us, or iTunes," he told BBC Newsbeat . "It's the people in the middle, the recor ...

  20. Jay-Z And The Beatles Dominate Album Charts

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It's all about Jay-Z and the Beatles this week on the Billboard charts. The former notches his amazing 11th No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "The Blueprint 3" (476,000 copies) while the Fab Four's reissues take over the Comprehe ...

  21. Beatles and Jay-Z Dominate Charts

    September 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It's all about the Beatles and Jay-Z this week on Billboard's albums charts. Based on preliminary sales numbers from Nielsen SoundScan, Jay-Z's "The Blueprint 3" shifted 476,000 copies in the week that ended at the close o ...

  22. Beatles Re-mastered CDs, Videogame Launched

    September 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Fans of the Beatles queued on Wednesday to buy the band's collected works on a new set of discs and get their hands on an animated video game featuring some of the Fab Four's greatest hits. The Beatles collection, launched worldwide on 0 ...

  23. Hamlisch, Desplat To Perform At World Soundtrack Awards

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The 36th Ghent International Film Festival, which focuses on film music and runs from Oct. 6-17, will feature performances from Marvin Hamlisch, Alexandre Desplat, Marc Streitenfeld and Shigeru Umebayashi. Hamlisch, the composer of scores for &quo ...

  24. Beatles Unveil 'Rock Band' Details At E3

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of the Beatles unveiled new details about their upcoming "Rock Band" videogame at the E3 videogame conference in Los Angeles. Joined by Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr disclosed 1 ...

  25. Labels Bet Flexibility Boosts iTunes Sales

    April 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Apple Inc and major music labels are betting that the launch of three-tier pricing at the iTunes Music Store will boost music sales with a new mix of song-based packages and give consumers more options. Apple will announce its new three-tier price ...

  26. Taylor Swift Album Starts Eighth Week At No. 1

    January 28, 2009 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift continues her reign on The Billboard 200 as "Fearless" starts an eighth week at No. 1. The Big Machine effort moved 63,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a mere 1% slip from sales last week. Thi ...

  27. Trin-I-Tee 5:7 Release Deluxe Edition of 'T57'

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary gospel trio Trin-i-tee 5:7 is hitting the promotional trail in support of the Sept. 30 release of “T57 Deluxe Edition" (Spirit Rising/Music World/Fontana). This enhanced version of the group’s Dove Award-winning 2007 studio album ...

  28. EMI Links With Best Buy For 'Together' DVD

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music is set to release the DVD documentary "All Together Now" Oct. 21 exclusively at Best Buy and at the Mirage in Las Vegas. The documentary details the evolution of the stage production "Love," Cirque du Soleil's ce ...

  29. Apple Corps To Release Cirque du Soleil DVD

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A feature-length documentary of the "LOVE" stage production by Apple Corps and Cirque du Soleil is to get a global DVD release on June 23. "All Together Now" will be marketed and distributed worldwide by EMI Music. The two-hour ...

  30. Ex-Apple Corps Head Aspinall Dies At 66

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Aspinall, a longtime friend and business associate of The Beatles, has died in New York City, the surviving band members said Monday. He was 66. Aspinall died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where he had been recei ...

  31. Grammy Performances To Celebrate Past, Present

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Longtime Grammy Awards telecast producer Ken Ehrlich likes to focus on "things you won't see elsewhere" at the annual show. And he hopes Sunday is no exception. Ehrlich, who's produced all but two of the ceremonies since 1980 - ...

  32. Feist, Keys, Paisley Join Grammy Performers

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Multiple nominees Feist, Alicia Keys and Brad Paisley have joined the performance lineup for the 50th Grammy Awards, to be held Feb. 10 at Los Angeles' Staples Center. In addition, the casts of the film "Across the Universe" and &qu ...

  33. Miami Indie Lays Claim To Early Beatles Tracks

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST An independent Miami label says it plans to release never-before-heard Beatles live recordings made in 1962 at the Star Club in Hamburg, Germany. Fuego Entertainment, which distributes music through Koch, has entered into a joint venture, Echo-Fue ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. The Beatles For Sale

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's perfectly legal, but it will still seem to some listeners like the sound of someone making off with England's crown jewels. On Wu-Tang Clan's new single "The Heart Gently Weeps," a Santana-style rock guitar opening gi ...

  36. George Harrison Catalog Goes Digital

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A sizable chunk of George Harrison's catalog made its digital debut yesterday (Oct. 9), with the iTunes versions of his albums including exclusive bonus tracks. Harrison's catalog was the last of the four Beatles' to go digital; the ...

  37. Japanese Digital Biz Soars In Q2

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The rapidly-growing popularity of ringback tunes and mobile-based full-track downloads helped power a 23% rise in digital-music sales in Japan to 111.6 million units in the second quarter. In value terms, digital sales -- including mobile and PC-b ...

  38. Cole Album Expected In Fall

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT R&B vocalist Keyshia Cole is eyeing a Sept. 18 release for her sophomore album, "Just Like You." The first single, "Let It Go," features Missy Elliott and Lil' Kim; a Benny Boom-directed video with cameos from those ar ...

  39. Aspinall Splits Apple Corps

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Apple Corps Ltd., the Beatles' company, has appointed Jeff Jones as chief executive officer after the departure of long-standing CEO Neil Aspinall. Jones joins Apple Corps Ltd. from Legacy Recordings/Sony BMG Catalog Worldwide, where he was e ...

  40. Beatles Find 'Love' At Euro Chart Peak

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Beatles return to the European Top 100 Albums summit as "Love" (Apple/Parlophone) makes a bestselling start in France and a total of nine other top five starts around the region. It's No. 2 in Germany; No. 3 in the United Kingdo ...

  41. Beatles Find 'Love' At Euro Chart Peak

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Beatles return to the European Top 100 Albums summit as "Love" (Apple/Parlophone) makes a bestselling start in France and a total of nine other top five starts around the region. It's No. 2 in Ger The Beatles return to the Europ ...

  42. Beatles Find 'Love' At Euro Chart Peak

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Beatles return to the European Top 100 Albums summit as "Love" (Apple/Parlophone) makes a bestselling start in France and a total of nine other top five starts around the region. It's No. 2 in Ger The Beatles return to the Europ ...

  43. Beatles Find 'Love' At Euro Chart Peak

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Beatles return to the European Top 100 Albums summit as "Love" (Apple/Parlophone) makes a bestselling start in France and a total of nine other top five starts around the region. It's No. 2 in Ger The Beatles return to the Europ ...

  44. Jay-Z Reclaims His 'Kingdom' With No. 1 Debut

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST With scores of major new releases hitting shelves last week in time for post-Thanksgiving shopping, Jay-Z's "Kingdom Come" came out on top of The Billboard 200. The Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set moved a whopping 680,000 copies in the Unit ...

  45. Jay-Z Reclaims His 'Kingdom' With No. 1 Debut

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST With scores of major new releases hitting shelves last week in time for post-Thanksgiving shopping, Jay-Z's "Kingdom Come" came out on top of The Billboard 200. The Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set moved a who With scores of major new releas ...

  46. All We Need Is 'Love,' Says Retailers

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST An undoubted masterclass in creativity, the new Beatles album project "Love" is also shaping up to be a massive commercial success. Initial shipments ahead of the Monday (Nov. 20) international releas An undoubted masterclass in creativi ...

  47. All We Need Is 'Love,' Says Retailers

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST An undoubted masterclass in creativity, the new Beatles album project "Love" is also shaping up to be a massive commercial success. Initial shipments ahead of the Monday (Nov. 20) international releas An undoubted masterclass in creativi ...

  48. Love's Arthur Lee Dies Of Leukemia

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artist died yesterday (Aug. 3) in Memphis. Arthur Lee, the singer and guitarist for psychedelic rock pioneers Love, has died at the age of 61. Lee died yesterday (Aug. 3) at the Methodist University Hospital in his hometown of Memphis after battli ...

  49. Docurama Releases DVD 'Film Fest'

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Disto packages 10 documentaries as series. Documentary DVD distributor, Docurama—employing a novel marketing strategy—released the "Docurama Film Festival I" today (June 27). The distributor has packaged ten award-winning DVD documentari ...

  50. Beatles Eye Online Distribution

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Label in process of remastering the catalog. At long last Beatlemania is getting ready to go digital. Apple Corps. managing director Neil Aspinall testified in the company’s trademark court fight with Apple Computer that the label is remastering t ...

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