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Adele’s “21” Surpasses 10 Million Sold

Adele is celebrating the mega success of her new album, “21” with a new milestone, surpassing 10 million copies sold in the USA. The album was released in 2011 and has earned six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, and Record and Song of the Year. The record has also been a permanent fixture […]

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Katy Perry Named Billboard’s Woman of the Year

Katy Perry has taken home the honor of Billboard magazine’s 2012 Woman of the Year. The pop star will be presented with the award at the seventh annual Women in Music event on November 30. Billboard’s editorial director, Bill Werde, said in a statement; “Katy Perry broke into the industry not even five years ago, […]

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Nicki Minaj Makes Pop Chart History

Nicki Minaj has made pop chart history, by becoming the first singer to have 21 consecutive weeks in the top 10 for her single ‘Starships.’ ‘Starships’ dropped to number nine this week on the Billboard Hot 100, surpassing the Black Eyed Peas’ 2009 single ‘I Gotta Feeling,’ which spent 20 weeks in the top 10. […]

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Justin Bieber’s ‘Believe’ The Top Selling Album Of 2012

  Jusin Bieber’s ‘Believe’ has not even been out for a month, and it’s already the top selling album of 2012 according to Nielsen SoundScan ratings. It’s the pop stars fourth number one album on the Billboard 200, and has already moved 374,000 copies in it’s first couple weeks on the shelves. Keith Caulfield, Billboard‘s […]

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Adam Lambert Reaches Top Of US Charts

Former American Idol star Adam Lambert’s new album has topped the US charts after it’s first week. Lambert’s “Trespassing” has reached the top spot on the Billboard 200 countdown after selling 77,000 in its first week. This takes the number one spot away from another Idol alum, Carrie Underwood, who’s latest album “Blown Away,” debuted […]

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Jay Z Taking A Break From Music

‘ Jay-Z fans may have to hang on to ‘Watch The Throne’ for a bit before they get new tracks from the Jigga man, as he is planning to take some time before getting back into the studio. According to the rapper, ┬áhe plans to take some time to “hang out” with his baby, Blue […]

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Katy Perry: Record Breaker

Katy Perry has hit a huge feat in the music world, for the first time EVER! Perry has become the first artist ever in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to remain in the top 10 for a full year! Since the release of the first single of her latest album, Teenage Dream, Perry […]

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Rihanna Becomes Fastest Solo Artist To Reach Ten Number One Singles

Rihanna is making pop chart history, when her latest single, ‘S&M’ takes the top spot on the Hot 100 this Thursday. ‘S&M’ will be Rihanna’s 10th number one single on the Hot 100, and she’s the fastest solo artist to get there! It took her only four years and eleven months to reach the feat, […]

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Katy Perry’s 3rd Week at Number One!

Katy Perry is officially enjoying another week at #1 with her latest single, Firework. Her next single has already been announced, but they better not jump the gun too soon, she wouldn’t want to dethrone herself, would she? Another important feat to note, is that Taylor Swift’s album, Speak Now, is spending another week at […]

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Fergie Named Billboard’s ‘Woman of the Year’

Fergie has been named ‘Woman of the Year’ by Billboard magazine. The award, which pays tribute to a trailblazing female music artist will be awarded to the Black Eyed Peas singer at a ceremony in New York on December 2nd. Fergie told the Associated Press she’s “humbled by this great career achievement.”

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