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Music Market Update: Canada

  First published on www.nielsen.com   Sia picks up her first chart-topping “1000 Forms Of Fear” (Sony) debuts at number one on the Top Albums chart, with 5,600 units sold. It is her biggest one week sales total to date, … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: United States

First published on www.nielsen.com DESPITE THREE ALBUMS DEBUTING in the top ten, overall album sales are down 5% over last week and down 19% over the same week as last year. Year-to-date album sales are down 15% over the same period … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: Canada

          First published on www.nielsen.com Ed Sheeran’s “X” (Warner) remains at number one on the Top Albums chart for the second straight week, with 7,700 units sold, the lowest sales week for a No. 1 album in two months. … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: United States

          First published on www.nielsen.com DESPITE FIVE ALBUMS DEBUTING in the top ten, overall album sales are down 1% over last week and down 12% over the same week last year. Year-to-date album sales remain down … Continue reading

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Nielsen Entertainment & Billboard’s 2014 Mid-Year Music Industry Report

          First published on www.nielsen.com New York – July 3, 2014 – Nielsen, the entertainment industry’s leading music data information provider, reveals 2014 mid-year U.S. music sales, airplay and streaming data for the six-month period of Dec. … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: Canada

          First published on www.nielsen.com Ed Sheeran lands his first chart-topping album as “X” (Warner) debuts at number one on the Top Albums chart with 31,000 units sold. It is the third highest one week sales total so far … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: United States

          First published on www.nielsen.com DESPITE FOUR NEW ENTRIES in the top ten, overall album sales are down 6% over last week and down 14% over the same week last year. Year-to-date album sales remain down … Continue reading

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Scanning the Audio Demand Landscape

          First published on www.nielsen.com Audio is an integral part of the daily lives of most Americans. According to Nielsen’s Audio Today report, more than 244 million of us (aged 12+) listen to radio each week; that’s … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: Canada

          First published on www.nielsen.com WITH SIX ALBUMS DEBUTING in the top ten, overall album sales are up 2% over last week, but down 1% over the same week last year. Year-to-date sales remain down 7% … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: United States

                First published on www.nielsen.com DESPITE SIX DEBUTS IN the top ten, and three albums selling over 100,000 units for the first week this year, overall album sales are down 1% over last … Continue reading

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