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Trending: Taylor Swift Pens Wall Street Journal Article On Music Industry

In her article in the Wall Street Journal, she explains that she is an “enthusiastic optimist,” just “one of the few living souls in the music industry who still believes that the music industry is not dying…it’s just coming alive.”

07/08/2014

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Katy Perry Vs Lady Gaga. Who Will Win?

It’s a good old fashioned pop superstar showdown with Katy Perry and Lady Gaga unintentionally going at each other this week. Both popstars have released the lead singles off their upcoming albums and both are […]

08/19/2013

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Are One Direction Less Than Half As Good As Taylor Swift?

The difference of 660,000 units between Taylor and One Direction’s first weeks is actually more than the boy band managed to sell out of the gate.

11/21/2012

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Kanye West’s “Cruel Summer” Debuts At No. 2, Pink Tops All

With Cruel Summer, Kanye West is on a hot streak. His G.O.O.D. Music compilation album debuted at No. 2 on the sales charts this week.

09/26/2012

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2 Chainz’s “Based On A T.R.U. Story” Debuts At No. 1

The in-demand rhymers’ solo debut, “Based on a T.R.U. Story,” has sold more than 145,000 copies in its first week.

08/22/2012

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2 Chainz To Top Album Sales With “Based On A T.R.U. Story”

2 Chainz may not have reached his goal of a million Twitter followers, but the buzz-heavy Atlanta rapper is set to hit another milestone. Early reports predict that 2 Chainz’s Based on a T.R.U. Story is on course to debut at the top of the sales charts.

08/16/2012

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Rick Ross No. 1 With “God Forgives, I Don’t”

Rick Ross is once again king of the charts. The Maybach Music Group boss has claimed his fourth No. 1 with God Forgives, I Don’t, which moved more than 218,000 units in its first week.

08/08/2012

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Rick Ross’ Sales Predictions: Forth No. 1 Album For The Bawse

Looks like Rick Ross will have his prayers answered. His latest album, “God Forgives, I Don’t” is poised to dominate album sales.

08/02/2012

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Nas Hits No. 1 With “Life Is Good,” Frank Ocean Stays In Top 5

Nas’ “Life Is Good” has topped sales for all releases this week, giving the rapper his fifth No. 1 album.

07/25/2012

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Frank Ocean’s “Channel Orange” Outsells Expectations, Debuts At No. 2

Frank Ocean’s debut set, Channel Orange, hit No. 2 on the sales charts, moving 131,000 in its first week. Orange beat out the first-week sales of Usher’s Looking 4 Myself (128K) and nearly equalled Chris Brown’s Fortune (135K), which was released earlier this month.

07/18/2012

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