We knew album sales have been bad, but this week is a testament to just how bad.
By the calculations of Billboard and the numbers released by SoundScan, last week's 4.984 million unit total sales figure is the lowes...
Type: Article | Date: Friday, Jun 4, 2010
We knew album sales have been bad, but this week is a testament to just how bad. By the calculations of Billboard and the numbers released by SoundScan, last week's 4.984 million unit total sales figure is the lowes...
Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Aug 19, 2010
Hear that sound? It’s the dying gasps of the album. This week, overall album sales reached their lowest weekly tally in nearly 20 years. Album sales for the week ending Aug. 15 totaled 4.98 million units,...
Type: Post | Date: Friday, Dec 28, 2012
Retailers received coal in their Christmas stocking this year: sales during the pivotal holiday period were down 10% from last year, according to Billboard. Comparing Nov. 18-Dec. 23 with the same five-week period ...
Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Jul 7, 2010
It’s looking like a royally good year for Lady Antebellum. At the half-way mark, the country act’s second album “Need You Now” is the top seller of 2010 so far, registering sales of more ...
Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Jul 7, 2011
It’s the year of the ladies so far: The biggest selling album for the first half of 2011 belongs to Adele and the best selling digital song to Katy Perry. Adele’s “21” has sold 2.5 million c...
Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012
Unless you’ve been under a rock—and perhaps, even then— it will come as no surprise that Adele’s “21” is the best selling album of the year. The British singer’s second se...
Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Jan 5, 2011
Another year post-2001, another few seasons of double-digit drops in album sales. According to Nielsen SoundScan, in the 52 weeks of 2010 with the end date Jan. 2, album sales in the U.S. fell 12.8% over the previ...
Type: Article | Date: Friday, Jan 4, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Turns out Adele ruled 2012, too — and set a record while she was at it. The British singer's "21" was the highest-selling album in the U.S. for the second consecutive y...
Type: Gallery | Date: Thursday, Aug 2, 2012
RCA Sept. 18 The pop star's back, and she's telling you to "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" with her new top 40 radio hit.
Type: Post | Date: Friday, Jan 29, 2010
Lady Antebellum has been a somewhat poorly kept secret by the country community so far. But with “Need You Now,” the country co-ed trio is poised to burst wide open. Its second set, out Jan. 26, looks lik...