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Lefsetz On The Charts

From the Lefsetz Letter.  Some of the more interesting and relevant commentary on this weeks top albums listed below.  Great points are made.  For the complete post with additional commentary go here. 1. Adele “21” Sales this week: 155,209 This … Continue reading

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New Words For A New World

In a recent article concerning the 2010 first quarter sales of music at retail and online the following was written: “In examining where album sales occur, the chain category — which includes Best Buy, Borders and Trans World — suffered … Continue reading

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So Far In 2010: Digital Drops, Non-Traditional Rises

From Billboard.biz By Ed Christman, N.Y. With the first quarter of 2010 now completed, the good news for the U.S. music industry is the slowing decline of album sales. And another observation is the emergence of the non-traditional sector as … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of Current Music Industry

From Vintage Vinyl News: The National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) has released a report in association with Nielsen SoundScan on the current state of the recording industry. Highlights from the report: Digital music is now 40% of the total … Continue reading

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Nice Sales Week for Country

Rascal Flatts new album “Unstoppable” sold 351,000 in its initial week. It debuts at #1 in the Billboard Top 200 and is the trio’s fifth consecutive studio album to debut in the top five.  The most interesting number and the … Continue reading

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