Trending: Taylor Swift Pens Wall Street Journal Article On Music IndustryIn 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."
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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.
Kanye West's "Cruel Summer" Debuts At No. 2, Pink Tops AllWith 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.
2 Chainz's "Based On A T.R.U. Story" Debuts At No. 1The in-demand rhymers’ solo debut, "Based on a T.R.U. Story," has sold more than 145,000 copies in its first week.
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.
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.
Rick Ross' Sales Predictions: Forth No. 1 Album For The BawseLooks like Rick Ross will have his prayers answered. His latest album, "God Forgives, I Don't" is poised to dominate album sales.
Nas Hits No. 1 With "Life Is Good," Frank Ocean Stays In Top 5Nas' "Life Is Good" has topped sales for all releases this week, giving the rapper his fifth No. 1 album.
Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" Outsells Expectations, Debuts At No. 2Frank 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.
Big Sales Numbers Projected For Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange"Frank Ocean has the numbers on his side. The singer’s major label debut, Channel Orange, released exclusively on iTunes late Monday night, is projected to sell between 110,000 and 120,000. The big numbers by the Odd Future member followed his public coming-out announcement and Def Jam’s decision to digitally release the set a full week in advance.
Chris Brown's "Fortune" On Track To Top Sales ChartsFollowing his huge wins at Sunday’s BET Awards, Chris Brown is set up to top the music sales charts with his latest studio release, Fortune.