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Adele "25" is Almost Perfect

It should come as a no shock that Adele is the hottest thing on the planet right now and that will not be changing through Christmas. 473 more words

Billboard Hot 100 - Top 100 Best Songs Of 2000's

TOP 100 SONGS OF 2000’s
Billboard Hot 100
The most popular songs of the decade (2000-09) across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen by BDS. 15 more words


Music Streaming 2015: "The Days of Huge Album Sales Are Behind Us"

Sources: 27/7 WallStreet – By Paul Ausick | All Things Michael

Music demand is higher than ever. In the first six months of 2015, U.S. music fans streamed 135 billion songs and music videos, nearly double the total streamed in the first half of 2014. 379 more words

Michael Jackson

Against the Stream : The Resurgence of Vinyl

CD shops have all but disappeared, Appleā€™s iPod Classic has been assigned to the scrap heap and the uber-cool are discussing their latest vinyl purchases in espresso bars everywhere. 352 more words

Music News

Streams and vinyl sales double while music downloads dwindle

While digital album and song sales continued their downward spiral, record sales have more than doubled since last year. All this is according to Nielsen SoundScan, which reports that the 9.2 million wax tally is the highest since it started tracking sales in 1991. 63 more words

Streaming Service

Billboard's new streaming formula jolts album chart: Guess who benefits?

Billboard’s overhaul of its Billboard 200 to incorporate streaming and track downloads instantly jolted the albums chart, to the immediate benefit of several artists including Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Sam Smith. 144 more words

Policy & Ethics

Billboard 200 Chart To Count Streaming In Album Rankings

File this under ‘on-demand streaming keeps marching forward and infiltrating more of the business of music.’ Billboard will now incorporate on-demand streaming services to its famed Billboard 200 chart — the chart that tracks the top 200 albums for the week. 162 more words

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