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Caleb Johnson Indeed Has Worst Sales Week Ever for “Idol” Winner
2 days ago

Caleb Johnson Indeed Has Worst Sales Week Ever for “Idol” Winner

Unable to render last week’s projections inaccurate, Caleb Johnson’s “Testify” garnered only 11,000 purchases in its first week of availability.

Enough for a mere #24 spot on the Billboard 200 …
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“Guardians of the Galaxy” Mix Again Wins Album Sales Race
2 days ago

“Guardians of the Galaxy” Mix Again Wins Album Sales Race

Confronted by no high-profile debuts, the “Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix – Volume 1″ release repeats atop the Billboard 200 album sales chart.

The “Guardians” soundtrack added 93,000 to …
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Caleb Johnson Album Sales Will Be Worst for “Idol” Winner
1 week ago

Caleb Johnson Album Sales Will Be Worst for “Idol” Winner

The 2014 music marketplace has not been kind to reality competition series winners.

In February, season twelve American Idol” winner Candice Glover garnered just 19,000 opening week sales for her …
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“Guardians” Wins Album Sales Race, The Vamps EP Goes Top 10
1 week ago

“Guardians” Wins Album Sales Race, The Vamps EP Goes Top 10

The soundtrack to “Frozen” is not the only one capable of hitting #1 in 2014.

Fueled by an 83% increase to 109,000 weekly sales, “Guardians of the Galaxy”‘s “Awesome Mix …
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The Vamps’ “Somebody to You” EP Pacing for ~20K Sales
2 weeks ago

The Vamps’ “Somebody to You” EP Pacing for ~20K Sales

In two weeks, The Vamps’ “Somebody to You (featuring Demi Lovato)” will officially impact pop radio in the United States.

This week, the band’s “Somebody to You” EP is making …
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Tom Petty Wins Album Sales Race for First Time Ever
2 weeks ago

Tom Petty Wins Album Sales Race for First Time Ever

Nobody who follows music is oblivious to the existence of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

One might, however, be unaware of the fact that the veteran rock act had never …
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Taylor Swift Performing at VMAs; New Single Expected
3 weeks ago

Taylor Swift Performing at VMAs; New Single Expected

While a new album has not been officially announced, all indications are that Taylor Swift remains committed to her every-other-fall release schedule.

That means Swift’s fifth studio album should be …
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5 Seconds of Summer Album is Too Hot for “Frozen” on Sales Chart
3 weeks ago

5 Seconds of Summer Album is Too Hot for “Frozen” on Sales Chart

5 Seconds of Summer finally got its revenge on the enduring “Frozen” soundtrack.

This spring, the dominant soundtrack spoiled what seemed like a certain #1 debut for 5SOS’ “She Looks …
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5 Seconds of Summer Wins Album Sales Race with ~259K
3 weeks ago

5 Seconds of Summer Wins Album Sales Race with ~259K

Update: Billboard’s official weekly sales report is available, and it reveals the 5 Seconds of Summer album debuted at #1 with sales of 259,000. ========

Billboard will not issue its …
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Shawn Mendes’ Debut EP Pacing for 40-50K Sales; Tom Petty Leads
3 weeks ago

Shawn Mendes’ Debut EP Pacing for 40-50K Sales; Tom Petty Leads

It got off to an impressive start on iTunes, but Shawn Mendes’ self-titled EP will not reign as the week’s best-selling new album.

That honor will instead belong to Tom …
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