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  • Solange Gets Digital Sales Boost After Jay Z Fight

    May 27, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Call it the elevator bump. As a result of Solange Knowles’ infamous elevator attack against brother-in-law Jay Z, reports show that her record sales increased from the week of the footage leak compared to the week before. According to HipHopDX, Nielsen Soundscan data shows that for the sales week ending on May 18, Solange digital […]

  • Rihanna Surpasses 10 Million Albums Sold in US

    Nov 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Love her or hate her, Rihanna has reached another musical milestone. Last week, the singer surpassed 10 million albums sold in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Her catalog moved another 5,000 copies in the week ending Nov. 10, bringing her total sold to 10,001,000. Her most recently-released album, 2012′s “Unapologetic,” has now sold […]

  • Obama Boosts Al Green’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Sales 490%

    Jan 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *After video of the president singing the first line of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” went viral last week, the R&B classic posted its best download sales week since 2003. Since President Barack Obama broke out in song at the Jan. 19 fundraising event, the tune enjoyed a 490 percent weekly sales increase, selling 16,000 […]

  • Rihanna Crowned the New Download Queen

    Jan 5, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Rihanna has a new title. The pop star is now the queen of the downloads after becoming the best-selling online artist of 2011, according to Nielsen SoundScan, which puts her digital record sales at more than 47.5 million at the end of 2011. The Black Eyed Peas were named the second most popular act with […]

  • Adele Sells Most Albums in a Year Since Usher in 2004

    Dec 28, 11 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *With sales of more than 5 million copies of her album “21,” Adele has reached yet another milestone, reports Reuters. After earning untold critical acclaim and countless year-end records, the latest accomplishment for the British singer-songwriter is that her album, released by independent British label XL Recordings, has become the biggest selling album in seven […]

  • Bruno Mars’ ‘Just the Way You Are’ Sets Billboard Record

    Jun 20, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *With a 20th week at No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart, Bruno Mars’ “Just the Way You Are” becomes the longest-reigning debut single in the list’s almost 50-year history. The song dethrone’s Colbie Caillat’s debut single “Bubbly” (2008) and Daniel Powter’s “Bad Day” (2006), each of which spent 19 weeks at No. 1. “Way” […]