Music Sales

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    July 24, 2014


    Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre

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    June 12, 2014

    Lady Antebellum

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

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    March 20, 2014

    Larry Hernandez

    Fox Pomona

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    May 30, 2013

    Andrea Bocelli

    Honda Center

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Kid Rock Drops Rhymes and Prices For Summer Tour

    As the ever increasing cost of living continues to careen down the highway dragging the corpse of the American dream along the crumbling asphalt, white trash superstar Kid Rock is sparking a revolution. The Detroit-born rapper-turned-rocker, known for such gems as "Bah Wit Da Bah" and "American Bada ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Old Records Are Outselling New Ones for the First Time

    By Chris KornelisIn the two decades since Nielsen Soundscan started to keep track of U.S. album sales in 1991, the company has seen the industry fold in half, digital sales catch up to physical, and vinyl mount a resurgence. But until last week, they'd never seen old records outsell new ones. The f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Adele And Gotye Top Mid-Year Album and Single Sales. Yikes!

    In a piece of data that may have gone unnoticed due to the holiday, SoundScan announced the leading album and singles for the year so far. And while it might not be surprising considering their songs are literally everywhere, Adele and Gotye are leading the pack on the strength of songs that, frankl ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012

    Record Store Day: Good for Only a Few Stores?

    Did the annual event really save the vinyl record industry?

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Mid Year Music Sales Numbers Are In--and Up

    ​Nielsen Soundscan's mid-year numbers are in, and despite the economic doom and gloom being reported by news outlets across the land, it would seem Americans have a lot to be optimistic about. Soundscan is the music industry's data information service and tracks sales at the point of purchase. It' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    'Lasers' Beams In at No. 1

    ​ It's now official! Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco can now claim a No. 1 album on his musical résumé, with first week sales of Lasers coming in at more than 204,000 copies. The Nielsen SoundScan numbers confirmed the expected, as the new release edged out and ended Adele's two-week rei ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Panteón Rococó

    House of Blues

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    August 13, 2009

    Lil Wayne

    Honda Center

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    June 25, 2009

    Jamie Foxx

    The Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Hot Chip with Robert Wyatt and Geese EP out Jan. 27

    To be released through a limited edition CD sold only in indie retail stores (find one here). Track listing: 1. Made in the Dark (with Robert Wyatt)2. Whistle for Will (with Robert Wyatt)3. We're Looking for a Lot of Love (with Robert Wyatt and Geese)4. One Pure Thought (remixed by Geese)

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2008

    Kid Rock says steal music, gas

    I think I have to start liking Kid Rock now.....eeeewwww..... From BBC News: "Kid Rock said his record company Atlantic had asked him to 'stand up for illegal downloading' a few years ago because it told him 'people are stealing from us and stealing from you'." Kid Rock has just played his fi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 31, 2008

    Billion Dollar Babies

    Rappers' billfold braggadocio is getting ridiculous

  • Music

    August 31, 2006

    Vinyl Countdown

    Indie record stores retrench