Music sales continue to bottom out this week, as Cake's latest, "Showroom of Compassion," sets a new record as the lowest-selling No. 1 album in Nielsen SoundScan history.
Becoming the first digital-only release to reach the apex of the U.S. album chart, the all-star set "Hope For Haiti Now" bows at No. 1 this week.
While most movie studios are singing the blues over soundtracks, Disney is whistling "Zip-A-Dee-Doo Dah."
The music biz can't stem the bleeding, but for now, digital tracks are proving to be a secure Band-aid. Album sales dropped for a seventh consecutive year, but a dramatic increase in the sale of…
Rapper T.I. has posted the biggest sales week of the year, selling 522,000 copies of "King" (Grand Hustle/Atlantic) in its opening sesh, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" became the first album to sell more than 1 million copies in its first week since 'N Sync's July 2001 release "Celebrity" did 1.88 million.
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