If you’re looking for Jay-Z‘s 13th album to make the Billboard Top 200 Albums list, you have a long wait. Apparently numbers do lie.
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British chanteuse Adele finally lost at something. Prince Rogers Nelson was crowned America’s top-selling album artist in 2016.
In the months following the music icon’s untimely death in April 2016, the “Purple Rain” star’s albums and songs sold a combined 7.7 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music.
Joy Villa stole the spotlight at the 2017 Grammy Awards held on Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old singer shocked everyone when she revealed a custom red, white and blue dress with the words “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN” and “TRUMP” emblazoned in sequins.
If you need any more proof that hip-hop is dead, look no further than the first week sales for 2 of the most highly anticipated album releases this year.
Rap honchos The Game and Gucci Mane both dropped much-anticipated albums last week.
Congratulations to Soul singer Solange Knowles! Her album Seat at the Table tops the Bilboard album chart without her sister Beyonce‘s help or influence.
I bet Beyonce is somewhere celebrating that she no longer has to support her baby sister financially.
R&B Diva Keyshia Cole tapped musician Frank Ocean to record a duet on her long-anticipated 7th studio album.
According to Hits Daily Double, Beyonce‘s new album, Lemonade is expected to sell just 500K copies in its 1st week.
Beyonce released Lemonade on her husband Jay Z‘s Tidal music streaming service on Saturday night after the premiere of Lemonade: the movie on HBO. This helps explain her low first week numbers. Lemonade is now available on iTunes.
The news is bad for Rihanna and Jay Z. Despite their best efforts, RiRi’s eighth studio album, Anti (pronounced “Auntie”) is a spectacular flop.
Chris Brown unleashed his frustration on “fake” social media followers for not buying his album, Royalty.
The 26-year-old singer slammed his huge social media following in a series of tweets on Tuesday. Brown has over 35 MILLION followers on Twitter.com and Instagram.com combined. But his album, Royalty, is estimated to sell a little over 165,000 copies in its first week.
Singer Monica Brown‘s new CD, Code Red, is estimated to sell 30K-35K units in 1st week sales.
At best, Code Red is expected to sell or stream 37,000 units in the 1st week.
This comes after Mo and her management put together a well-organized promotional campaign that saw the Atlanta songbird performing promo shows around the country to promote her album and appearing on talk shows.
Monica’s estimated 1st week sales provide more evidence that social media follows and ‘likes’ are worthless and often do not translate to sales for artists.