The Top-Selling Album Of The Past 25 Years Is A Pleasant Surprise

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The top-selling album since 1991 ain't from a boy band or Celine Dion.


The 10 Albums Released Since 2000 That Have Sold Over 10 Million Copies

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Ten albums released since 2000 that have achieved Diamond status, a.k.a. sold over 10 million copies, including Linkin Park's Hybrid Theory.


Question Of The Day: What Do Rick Ross’ First Week Sales Numbers Mean?

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Officer Ricky scored another one with God Forgives, I Don't topping the SoundScan charts during its first week of sales.


Madonna’s MDNA Suffers Biggest Second Week Sales Slide Ever

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Forbes: "When all the numbers are in on Tuesday night, “MDNA” will have fallen from number 1 by 88%–from 359,000 copies in its first week to roughly 46,000 the second week.

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The Lady Gaga Effect: Billboard Creates New Chart Policies

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Effective November 21, Billboard has instituted a new policy regarding singles and album sales, setting a price threshold for which releases will count towards music industry publication's charts.

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10.26 The Cooler

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Jessica Aedo Justin Bieber Not Going To Prison For Copyright Infringement [Music Ally] Soundscan May Only Be Counting 15% of Vinyl Sales [Digital Music News] Does “Basketball Wives” Encourage Groupie Behavior.


How To Sell A Million Records Like Lady Gaga

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Neilsen's SoundScan is in for the week and the most notable is the always newsworthy Lady Gaga who managed to accomplish a feat only 16 others have done -- selling a million copies in the first week.


50 Cent Has A Change Of Heart Regarding Album Sales & Artistry

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I really didn't want to speak on this until his official first week numbers came in because, outside of water cooler banter, it doesn't really matter much.


Which Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg?

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According to Soundscan, Attention Deficit sold 28,100 copies last week.

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