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Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars’ ‘Uptown Funk’ Tops 2015 Single Sales Chart; Ed Sheeran Follows
3 days ago

Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars’ ‘Uptown Funk’ Tops 2015 Single Sales Chart; Ed Sheeran Follows

Responsible for nearly 5 million paid downloads since the beginning of 2015, Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk (featuring Bruno Mars)” lands atop Nielsen Music’s mid-year single sales report.

The blockbuster single, …
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Taylor Swift’s “1989” Rules 2015 Album Sales Chart; Drake, Sam Smith Albums Follow
3 days ago

Taylor Swift’s “1989” Rules 2015 Album Sales Chart; Drake, Sam Smith Albums Follow

Whether one looks at a chart based on pure album sales or album equivalent consumption units, he will find Taylor Swift’s “1989” at the top of the list.

Through six …
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Tori Kelly’s “Unbreakable Smile” Debuts with 65.0K First Week Sales
4 days ago

Tori Kelly’s “Unbreakable Smile” Debuts with 65.0K First Week Sales

Benefiting from immense industry buzz, strong fan support, a discounted $6.99 price and last-minute BET Awards exposure, Tori Kelly’s “Unbreakable Smile” debuted with an impressive first week sales figure.

According …
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Selena Gomez’ “Good For You” Debuts at #9 on Hot 100; 179K First Week Sales
4 days ago

Selena Gomez’ “Good For You” Debuts at #9 on Hot 100; 179K First Week Sales

In addition to posting the week’s best digital sales total, Selena Gomez’ “Good For You (featuring A$AP Rocky)” generated ample streaming and radio activity in its first week.

As a …
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Rihanna Tops Taylor Swift, Becomes Biggest Singles Artist Ever With 100M US Units
4 days ago

Rihanna Tops Taylor Swift, Becomes Biggest Singles Artist Ever With 100M US Units

This past January, the RIAA confirmed that Taylor Swift’s surpassed Katy Perry to become the biggest digital singles artist in history.

Wednesday, it confirmed that Rihanna has passed Taylor Swift …
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Breaking Benjamin Wins Album Sales Race with 135K, Tori Kelly Follows (Updated)
5 days ago

Breaking Benjamin Wins Album Sales Race with 135K, Tori Kelly Follows (Updated)

Update: While the final Billboard total was not as strong as that reported by Hits Daily Double, it was easily enough to give Breaking Benjamin its best sales week ever …
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Ratings: AMC’s “Humans” Premiere Bests 2014’s “Halt and Catch Fire” Debut
5 days ago

Ratings: AMC’s “Humans” Premiere Bests 2014’s “Halt and Catch Fire” Debut

One cannot sincerely claim AMC’s “Humans” launched as a blockbuster hit.

One, however, can factually claim that it got off to a much stronger start than “Halt and Catch Fire.”


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Kaya Stewart’s “In Love With a Boy,” Sage & Jonas’ “Good Thing” Enter Pop’s Top 40
7 days ago

Kaya Stewart’s “In Love With a Boy,” Sage & Jonas’ “Good Thing” Enter Pop’s Top 40

Selena Gomez’ “Good For You,” which debuts at #22 on the Mediabase pop airplay chart, is not the week’s only addition to the Top 40.

Kaya Stewart’s “In Love With …
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Selena Gomez’ “Good For You” Debuts as Pop Radio’s #22 Song
7 days ago

Selena Gomez’ “Good For You” Debuts as Pop Radio’s #22 Song

Launched with opening day support from the iHeartRadio “World Premiere” program and spun enthusiastically for the balance of its first week, Selena Gomez’ “Good For You (featuring A$AP Rocky)” debuts …
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“Jurassic World” Reaches $500M in Third Weekend; “Ted 2″ Underwhelms at Box Office
1 week ago

“Jurassic World” Reaches $500M in Third Weekend; “Ted 2″ Underwhelms at Box Office

If weekend estimates hold up, those associated with “Jurassic World” will have two causes for celebration this weekend:

— Their film will remain the #1 movie in America.

— Their …
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