In another deal aimed at developing the digital radio marketplace – and the first of its kind with an act – Clear Channel Media & Entertainment has signed a revenue-sharing agreement with Fleetwood…
After entering at No. 1 last week, rock band Fall Out Boy's "Save Rock and Roll" (Island) toppled to No. 5 behind a 76% decline, selling 36,000.
Bruno Mars' nearly three-month-old "Unorthodox Jukebox" reached No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, on the back of a one-day $1.99 digital sale at Amazon. Mars' Atlantic title, the singer's first…
The music biz settled into the post-Grammys doldrums last week, with Mumford & Sons' "Babel" hanging onto the No. 1 slot on the U.S. album chart despite a 66% sales decline. The U.K. folk-rock band's…
It was a share-the-wealth evening at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, as a host of developing acts took home their share of trophies during the Staples Center ceremonies.
Amid waning early-year sales, the "Les Miserables" soundtrack held off Mumford & Sons and unseated Taylor Swift to take No. 1 on the U.S. album chart.
After a small uptick of 1.3% in 2011, total album sales dropped 4% in the U.S. during 2012, according to year-end figures released Thursday by Nielsen SoundScan. The sales chart, notably, was topped…
As the embattled music industry continued to morph in 2012, a few trends were clear: Players at the top of heap continued to consolidate, digital distribution and streaming became the rule, not the…
Music streaming site Spotify has surpassed 5 million paying subscribers, with a million of them in the U.S., the company announced at a splashy press conference in New York today.
It was a history-making week on several counts for Taylor Swift, as the country-pop vocalist's new "Red" took the No. 1 spot on the national album chart with the biggest debut sales frame in a decade.