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Avett Brothers’ “True Sadness” Pacing For 45-50K US Sales; Drake Set For Another Week Atop BB200
2 days ago

Avett Brothers’ “True Sadness” Pacing For 45-50K US Sales; Drake Set For Another Week Atop BB200

The Avett Brothers’ “True Sadness” will predictably rank as the US’ best-selling new release for the June 24-30 tracking week. It may also rank as America’s best-selling album, period, for …
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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Getaway” Dominates US Sales Race; Drake’s “Views” Leads BB200 For 8th Week
3 days ago

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Getaway” Dominates US Sales Race; Drake’s “Views” Leads BB200 For 8th Week

Update: Billboard confirms that Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “The Getaway” debuts at #1 on the Top Album Sales chart.

Drake’s “Views,” however, edges the album in total consumption, thus earning …
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Skrillex & Diplo’s “Jack U” Earns Gold Certification In The US
3 days ago

Skrillex & Diplo’s “Jack U” Earns Gold Certification In The US

Skrillex & Diplo’s Grammy-winning album “Skrillex & Diplo Present Jack U” has officially garnered an album certification from the RIAA.

“Jack U” was formally certified gold on June 22, 2016.


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The Avett Brothers’ “True Sadness” Claims #1 on US iTunes Sales Chart
3 days ago

The Avett Brothers’ “True Sadness” Claims #1 on US iTunes Sales Chart

The Avett Brothers’ “True Sadness,” which arrived on the US iTunes store just prior to midnight Thursday, predictably rocketed to #1 on the store’s album sales chart.

As of 2:45AM …
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Fun.’s “Some Nights” Earns 3X Platinum Certification; Rob Thomas’ “Something To Be” 2X
6 days ago

Fun.’s “Some Nights” Earns 3X Platinum Certification; Rob Thomas’ “Something To Be” 2X

Atlantic Records recently secured a handful of RIAA certifications for its artists’ albums and singles.

Included on that list are fun.’s “Some Nights” and Rob Thomas’ “Something To Be.”

The …
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Bruno Mars’ “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” Certified 5X Platinum; “Unorthodox Jukebox” 4X
6 days ago

Bruno Mars’ “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” Certified 5X Platinum; “Unorthodox Jukebox” 4X

As of June 15, Bruno Mars’ albums “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” and “Unorthodox Jukebox” had been certified up to double platinum in the United States.

On June 16, the two albums …
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Ed Sheeran’s “x” Reaches 4X Platinum In The United States
6 days ago

Ed Sheeran’s “x” Reaches 4X Platinum In The United States

Ed Sheeran’s second studio album is called “x.”

When describing its platinum status in the US, add a 4 to the title.

That is correct: as of June 17, 2016, …
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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Getaway” Sales Forecast Upgraded; Drake Still In BB200 Mix
7 days ago

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Getaway” Sales Forecast Upgraded; Drake Still In BB200 Mix

Hits Daily Double has slightly upgraded its opening week sales and consumption forecasts for The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “The Getaway.”

The publication, which initially expected the album to sell …
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Nick Jonas’ “Last Year Was Complicated” Wins US Sales Race; Drake Earns 7th Week Atop BB200
1 week ago

Nick Jonas’ “Last Year Was Complicated” Wins US Sales Race; Drake Earns 7th Week Atop BB200

It’s official: Nick Jonas’ “Last Year Was Complicated” is #1 on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart.

Jonas’ latest solo effort tops the chart thanks to what Billboard reports as …
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YG’s “Still Brazy” Pacing For 27-30K Sales; Mumford & Sons 25-28K, Jon Pardi 18-21K
1 week ago

YG’s “Still Brazy” Pacing For 27-30K Sales; Mumford & Sons 25-28K, Jon Pardi 18-21K

Projected to sell 90-95,000 pure US copies this week, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “The Getaway” will easily be the week’s best-selling newcomer (and best-selling album, period).

It is not, however, …
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