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Frank Ocean’s “Channel Orange” Outsells Expectations, Debuts At No. 2

Frank 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.

07/19/2012

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Rihanna Becomes UK Sell-Out, 20 Million And Counting

It’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.

06/27/2012

Posthumous Jackson Album Sells Three Million Units Worldwide

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Jackson[/lastfm] is the King of Pop, but he’s being challenged by the current queens of music. Taylor Swift’s album “Speak Now” is No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week, followed […]

12/22/2010

German Hacker Sorry For Stealing Lady Gaga Songs

A teenage German hacker says he’s sorry for stealing pop songs from [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kelly Clarkson[/lastfm] and other singers some previously unreleased and selling them online.

12/08/2010

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