Billboard’s Top 10 Album Sales, Week Ending 10.1.12 … Mumford & Sons Nab The Biggest Debut Of 2012!

Mumford & Sons released their sophomore album Babel last week, and the sales are the craziest we’ve seen in quite some time! In just 7 days, the group have already achieved gold status, moving 600k units of the project! Whoa! The album is also the largest sales week for RED Distribution ever, the second-biggest frame for an independently-distributed album and with 420k downloads sold, the second-largest week for a digital album. Congrats! Get the rest of the top 10 below. Marisa Mendez


Billboard Awards Nominees Announced

Lil Wayne and Rihanna are leading the way for hip-hop in this year’s Billboard Awards nominees. Check out the full list below. Marisa Mendez


Billboard Names Taylor Swift “Top Money Maker of 2012”

Every year, Billboard Magazine creates a list of the Music’s Top Money Makers of 2012. This year’s list included everyone we expected to be on there — however, the number one spot took us by surprise. Who was the top money maker? Taylor Swift. More details below!! Wendy L.


Weekly Top 10 Digital Song Sales…Nicki Minaj & Katy Perry Make Strong Debuts

Every week I report on the top 10 album sales in the country and you guys seem to have an interest in it, so I think it’d be good to let you know what the top 10 songs are as well! The sales are based off iTunes/Amazon purchases from the previous week. Find out who sold what below. Marisa Mendez


Kicks: @Nike Is Drafting A New Playbook For the Digital Era.

Nike doubles down on digital Nike’s Digital Sport division is gathering personal data from its youthful consumer base to revise its marketing strategy. The company’s use of traditional media is in sharp decline as it runs after consumers more comfortable with the social and digital conversation and less interested in sports celebrity idolization and big TV campaigns. Check out more on this story after the jump… @DJJUANYTO and for everything on Tech Talk ask @TatWza


Tech Talk Music: Digital Music Sales Surpassed Physical Sales In 2011!!

Digital music is the wave. It worked out great for Jay and Ye releasing only digital at first to prevent early leaks. I like to actually hold a cd even though I dont use them but it appears digital is the preference with the ratio compared to physical sales. Check out the stats after the jump. +TatWZA X @ShottaDru Shotta Dru on Google+ On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 10:44 PM, Dru Ashe wrote: +TatWZA X @ShottaDru Shotta Dru on Google+


Rihanna Named Best Selling Digital Artist Ever!

Rihanna has been named the best selling digital artist, ever! According to Nielsen Scans, Rihanna has sold 47.5 million digital downloads since her first single,”Pon De Replay,” hit the charts back in 2005. RiRi’s latest banger,”We Found Love,” was downloaded enough times to leave her comfortable at #1. Congratulations to Rihanna! This is definitely a huge accomplishment!! Find out who RiRi beat out for the #1 spot after the jump! Julie1205


NFL: Tim Tebow Fined By Teammates For Billboard

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl You might remember hearing about the “Play Tebow” billboard that appeared in Denver back in September. Now you’ll hear the rest of the story.


(Photos) NFL: Broncos Fans Want Him, Tim Tebow Billboards Are Up In Denver

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl They said they were going to do it and now they did.  Denver Broncos fans are taking their frustration to new heights, literally. A company called One Swoosh is sponsoring a digital billboard at I-25 and 58th Ave. that calls for the Broncos head coach to bench starting quarterback Kyle Orton for fan favorite Tim Tebow. Check the billboards after the jump…


(Classic Video) Digital Underground ”Humpty Dance”

“The Humpty Dance” is a 1989 hip hop song by Digital Underground, which was featured on their debut album Sex Packets. The single climbed all the way to #11 on the pop charts, #7 on the R&B charts, and #1 on the Billboard Rap Singles chart. The single is sung byShock G’s alter ego, “Humpty Hump”, marking the character’s first musical appearance. The song features a hypnotically-pulsating bassline and a particularly potent drumtrack that has been sampled by many different artists and producers. In the song’s video, a young Tupac Shakur is visible in the background. Everyday at 5pm we post a classic video that meant something in hip hop.. (If you have a favorite classic video let us know) @DJMIKESESSIONS


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