Are One Direction Less Than Half As Good As Taylor Swift?The difference of 660,000 units between Taylor and One Direction's first weeks is actually more than the boy band managed to sell out of the gate.
Rick Ross No. 1 With "God Forgives, I Don’t"Rick Ross is once again king of the charts. The Maybach Music Group boss has claimed his fourth No. 1 with God Forgives, I Don’t, which moved more than 218,000 units in its first week.
One Direction Making It Rain!
Nas Hits No. 1 With "Life Is Good," Frank Ocean Stays In Top 5Nas' "Life Is Good" has topped sales for all releases this week, giving the rapper his fifth No. 1 album.
Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" Outsells Expectations, Debuts At No. 2Frank Ocean's debut set, Channel Orange, hit No. 2 on the sales charts, moving 131,000 in its first week. Orange beat out the first-week sales of Usher’s Looking 4 Myself (128K) and nearly equalled Chris Brown’s Fortune (135K), which was released earlier this month.
Big Sales Numbers Projected For Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange"Frank Ocean has the numbers on his side. The singer’s major label debut, Channel Orange, released exclusively on iTunes late Monday night, is projected to sell between 110,000 and 120,000. The big numbers by the Odd Future member followed his public coming-out announcement and Def Jam’s decision to digitally release the set a full week in advance.
Chris Brown's "Fortune" On Track To Top Sales ChartsFollowing his huge wins at Sunday’s BET Awards, Chris Brown is set up to top the music sales charts with his latest studio release, Fortune.
Rihanna Becomes UK Sell-Out, 20 Million And CountingIt's no secret that Rihanna has found commercial success outside the U.S. But she has achieved a new milestone in the UK, where she reached record sales of 20 million, according to the Official Charts Company.
B.o.B's "Strange Clouds" Floats Into Sales Top 5