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On February 10, 1978.

On February 10, 1978, “Warner Bros” released the self titled Van Halen debut studio album. “Van Halen” was recorded in August and September 1977, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ted Templeman. 154 more words

On February 8, 2000.

On February 8, 2000, “Republic” label released ‘The Better Life’, the debut 3 Doors Down studio album.”The Better Life” was recorded in 1999, (except “Kryptonite”, “Loser”, and “Duck and Run” in 1997, in New York, and was produced by Paul Ebersold. 177 more words

TDE’s CEO Top Dawg Doesn’t Like RIAA’s New Album Certification Rules

Guess this means Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly isn’t platinum yet in his eyes.

The Recording Industry Association of America made the announcement that they’re now adding album streams to the formula of album sales, and TDE’s CEO Anthony “ 134 more words

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An Album is Just an Idea

Yesterday, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced that it will now factor on-demand audio and video streaming like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, YouTube and countless others offer into its assessment of album “sales”.   627 more words