Thanksgiving

  1. Jack White's Third Man Records Thanksgiving Turkey Drive: Donate, Get a 7" Single

    November 17, 2013 9:26 AM EST Jack White and Third Man Records are getting into the holiday spirit this Thanksgiving. The record label has teamed with the Nashville Rescue Mission to hold a turkey drive this month. According to a post on Third Man's website, White and c ...

  2. Alicia Keys, Rod Stewart Aiming for No. 1 on Next Week's Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    November 29, 2012 9:00 AM EST Alicia Keys' new album, "Girl On Fire," is set to earn the highest debut next week on the Billboard 200 chart -- and with a likely No. 1 bow. But Rod Stewart's "Merry Christmas, Baby" might spoil her party with a post ...

  3. Black Friday, Cyber Monday Great for Retailers; Record-Store Day Items Drive Music Sales

    November 29, 2011 1:42 PM EST While music merchants say that they too, like retail in general, experienced a strong sales for the Black Friday weekend, some of them acknowledge that music wasn't leading the charge. "We had a great weekend," says one chain execut ...

  4. Black Friday Leaves Music Retailers Optimistic For Holiday Season

    November 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST The holiday music sales season is off to a good start, music retails say. Black Friday (Nov. 26) has left many retailers optimistic about their sales prospects for the overall holiday selling season. In its weekly customer e-mail, Rochester, N.Y.- ...

  5. E-commerce Gets A Boost As Online Deals Spread

    November 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Online retailers could see their best Thanksgiving weekend ever this year, as deep online discounts, once reserved for Cyber Monday, were offered more broadly throughout the weekend. The term Cyber Monday was coined five years ago for the day many ...

  6. U.S. Shoppers Back In Black Friday Binge

    November 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.S. shoppers were back in a Black Friday bargain-binging mood, snapping up hoodies and computer laptops at stores, in a turnout that could give the economic recovery more steam. In contrast to the past two years, shoppers said they were buying mo ...

  7. Taylor Swift's Thanksgiving TV Special Competing with Beyonce

    November 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Beyonce's Thanksgiving TV special has just earned a bit of friendly competition: Taylor Swift has announced her own "Taylor Swift: Speak Now" primetime musical show, set to air Thanksgiving night on NBC. The hour-long special will f ...

  8. Retailers: Holiday Selling Season Off To A Decent Start

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST The holiday selling season got off to a decent start for retailers, even if overall music sales didn't quite match expectations. Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed A Dream" was by far the bright spot over the Black Friday weekend, with i ...

  9. Retailers Hope For Holiday Cheer After Weak Post-Thanksgiving Sales

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST What used to be a seasonal retail lament may emerge as a fervently desired holiday wish: After weak sales during the Black Friday weekend, music merchants say they are hoping that the holiday selling season will be saved by a "late" Chri ...

  10. Retailers: Black Friday Music Sales Down

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST While mainstream media is touting that the Black Friday weekend started the holiday selling season with a bang, music merchandisers certainly didn't have that experience. Music sales were down anywhere from 10% to 30% and hit albums released ...

  11. On The Road

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Who says it is too early to start talking about the holidays? Contemporary Christian acts Steven Curtis Chapman and MercyMe will play 20 markets beginning the day after Thanksgiving in Greenville, S.C Who says it is too early to start talking abou ...

  12. Hill Gets Prime Time Treatment

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT NBC special set for Nov. 23. Faith Hill will star in an NBC prime-time music special set to air on Nov. 23, the night before Thanksgiving. She has previously done one prime-time special for NBC and, prior to that, one for CBS. The special will pro ...

  13. Sales Down, Retailers Up

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Album sales through the Thanksgiving weekend were off 3.4% from last year, but most music retailers are still optimistic about how the selling season will play out. Album sales through the Thanksgiving weekend were off 3.4% from last year, but mos ...

  14. The Beat: Holiday Music Sets The Mood

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST It's the most wonderful time of the year! And that means new holiday music. Although it is against everything I hold sacred to listen to Christmas music before Thanksgiving, as soon as the turkey is f It's the most wonderful time of the ...