Nielsen SoundScan

  1. Chart Moves: Now 37, Rihanna, Big Time Rush, Jennifer Lopez, Kesha

    March 03, 2011 10:40 AM EST The Billboard 200: -- "Now 37" : With 304,000 sold in three weeks' time according to Nielsen SoundScan, the compilation album is selling at a faster clip than "Now 36," which took six weeks to push past the same threshold. ...

  2. Jackson Has Top Six Catalog Albums In Canada

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson sales soared in Canada last week following the pop star's unexpected death. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the top six albums on the catalog album chart were from Jackson, including his greatest hits collection, "Number ...

  3. Lionel Richie Back With New Studio Album

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Lionel Richie is a man who can't slow down. In addition to his upcoming appearance on Dick Clark's ABC-TV special, "New Year's Rockin' Eve," the singer/songwriter is shifting into promotion mode for his next Island Re ...

  4. Usher Scores Second Best Sales Debut Of '08

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Four years after his "Confessions" rocked the charts, Usher returns to The Billboard 200 at No. 1 with "Here I Stand." With 433,000 U.S. copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the LaFace/Zomba album is the second biggest ...

  5. Little-Known Dispatch Sells Out The Garden

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The last time Dispatch stood in front of thousands of concertgoers was three years ago at a free farewell concert in Boston. But the jam-friendly trio obviously hasn't lost its live following since throwing in the towel. After announcing earl ...