As expected, rapper Drake secured his third consecutive No. 1 collection last week, as the Cash Money set "Nothing Was the Same" led seven new titles onto the U.S. album chart. The Toronto-born…
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As anticipated, country star Luke Bryan's new "Crash My Party" debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart behind a socko first week. Bryan's Capitol Nashville collection took the top slot with 528,000…
If nothing else, 2013 may well go down as the year the "event album" reached its apotheosis, with four-quadrant assaults of corporate synergies, saturation marketing, social media info-bombing and…
Riding a wave of anticipation, Kanye West's "Yeezus" made its much-augured No. 1 debut on the U.S. album chart, besting new titles by a pair of other rappers with chart-topping track records. West's…
Defying the unlucky connotations of its title, Black Sabbath's "13" has become the metal godfathers' first U.S. No. 1 album.
French electronic duo Daft Punk hung onto the top of the U.S. chart for a second consecutive week as "Random Access Memories" enjoyed rare sales legs. The pair's Columbia album tracked sales of…
Getting lucky had nothing to do with Daft Punk's ascent to No. 1 on the U.S. album chart with its new "Random Access Memories." The French dance/electronic duo of Guy-Manuel de Homem Christo and…
Capitalizing on "The 20/20 Experience," the year's bestselling album to date, Justin Timberlake will launch a second RCA album on Sept. 30, prefacing a Live Nation-promoted world tour kicking off…
The album is an antiquated construct that fits the modern era not at all but it sustains because it's the only way artists and labels have figured out how to make money.