Media Control

  1. Michel Telo Shatters German Download Record as Digital Market Heats Up

    April 02, 2012 8:40 AM EDT Michel Telós "Ai Se Eu Te Pego!" is the best-selling digital single download in Germany ever. Another current hit single is number three of the all-time download ranking showing that the German digital market is starting to fulfill its p ...

  2. 6 Million-Plus Watch Jackson Memorial In U.K.

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT More than 6 million people in the U.K. watched the live prime-time broadcasts of Michael Jackson's memorial service on domestic TV channels. The service was screened live on BBC Two, which attracted an average 4 million viewers and a 19% audi ...

  3. German Chart Revamp Abandons Unit Sales For Value Rating

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Germany is set to become the first major world music market to rank its music charts based on revenues generated, rather than unit sales. From July 23, the singles and albums sales chart systems are to be replaced by a revenue-based model, to acco ...

  4. German Singles Chart To Include Downloads

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Germany this Friday will become the first top-10 market to integrate download sales into its singles chart. Germany this Friday will become the first top-10 market to integrate download sales into its singles chart. The official German Top 100 Sin ...

  5. VNU Finalizes Ownership of Music Control

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT VNU, parent company of Billboard.biz, is beefing up its European presence in the airplay-monitoring business by acquiring full ownership of Music Control and Aircheck. VNU, parent company of Billboard.biz, is beefing up its European presence in th ...

  6. VNU Finalizes Ownership of Music Control

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT VNU, parent company of Billboard.biz, is beefing up its European presence in the airplay-monitoring business by acquiring full ownership of Music Control and Aircheck. VNU, parent company of Billboard.biz, is beefing up its European presence in th ...