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Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” Reaches #1 at Pop
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Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” Reaches #1 at Pop

The “Boom Clap” era ends this week.

Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass,” which is already the #1 song on Billboard’s all-encompassing Hot 100, is now the most-played song at …
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Ratings: “Mysteries of Laura” Opens Decently for NBC (Updated)
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Ratings: “Mysteries of Laura” Opens Decently for NBC (Updated)

Update: The series premiere of “The Mysteries of Laura” drew a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating with 10.4 million viewers.

The overall 2.1 rating was the best for any network, non-sports …
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Ratings: “Red Band Society” Premieres Softly (Updated)
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Ratings: “Red Band Society” Premieres Softly (Updated)

Update: The series premiere of FOX’s “Red Band Society” drew an unimpressive 1.3 adults 18-49 rating with 4.04 million viewers.

While its “Hell’s Kitchen” lead-in was not strong (1.4 rating, …
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Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” Sales Now Ahead of “We Are Never Ever”
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Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” Sales Now Ahead of “We Are Never Ever”

Remember the concern that emerged when Taylor Swift’s new single opened to a lighter sales total than predecessor “We are Never Ever Getting Back Together?”

It is time to “Shake …
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Hot 100: Ed Sheeran’s “Don’t” Goes Top 25, Katy Perry Slips
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Hot 100: Ed Sheeran’s “Don’t” Goes Top 25, Katy Perry Slips

Flying under the radar does not preclude something from flying in an upward direction.

But by adhering to that upward flight pattern, Ed Sheeran’s “Don’t” is quickly thrusting itself onto …
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Hot 100: Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries” Starts at #22, Calvin Harris at #31
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Hot 100: Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries” Starts at #22, Calvin Harris at #31

Not simply the week’s best-selling new song, Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries” also makes the highest debut on the Billboard Hot 100.

“Centuries,” the lead single from Fall Out Boy’s forthcoming …
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Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries” Debuts with 133,000 Sales
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Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries” Debuts with 133,000 Sales

While its sales mark fell short of that achieved by previous lead single “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up),” the latest Fall Out Boy …
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Hot 100: Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” Stays #1
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Hot 100: Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” Stays #1

Thanks to monster performances on all subcharts, Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” earns a second week atop the all-encompassing Billboard Hot 100.

According to Billboard, “Bass” reigned as #1 …
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Tove Lo’s “Habits” Enters Top 10 on Sales Chart
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Tove Lo’s “Habits” Enters Top 10 on Sales Chart

A sign that it is successfully converting its rising airplay into rising sales, Tove Lo’s breakthrough single “Habits (Stay High)” is now one of America’s top ten sellers on iTunes.


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Ratings: “New Girl,” “Mindy Project” Down Sharply for Premieres (Updated)
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Ratings: “New Girl,” “Mindy Project” Down Sharply for Premieres (Updated)

Update: The season premieres of FOX’s “New Girl” and “The Mindy Project” drew adults 18-49 ratings of 1.7 and 1.3, respectively.

Both numbers were down considerably from those posted by …
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