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From Mozart To Adele To Chance The Rapper, Measuring Album Sales Means Being Specific

In 2016, the album that sold the most physical CDs worldwide wasn't anywhere near the top of the charts — and one of the best-charting records of the year c.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJan 11th, 2017

Apple paid Chance the Rapper $500,000 to put his album on Apple Music exclusively for 2 weeks (AAPL)

Apple Music paid Chance the Rapper a whopping $500,000 to put his album "Coloring Book" on the service for a two-we.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2017

No new Adele album hurt Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble shares plunged after the company reported disappointing sales and profits. The reasons for the decline? Tough comparisons to last year when Adele's 25 ruled the charts. And the coloring book bubble has burst......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMar 2nd, 2017

Move Over Adele, Lady Gaga -- Here Comes Rag"n"Bone Man

As Adele gets ready for a post-Grammy bounce in sales, and Lady Gaga is boosted after her Super Bowl half-time show, Rag’n’Bone Man’s debut album Human is outperforming the rest of the U......»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 13th, 2017

Adele Dominates the Grammy Awards

Chance the Rapper won the prize for best new artist in a ceremony spotlighting the rise of music that can no longer be bought in CD form......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 13th, 2017

Grammys 2017: Chance The Rapper Takes Home Best Rap Album

Chance The Rapper has beaten out five other nominees in one of the toughest categories at the Grammys this year. Chance The Rapper has beaten out five other nominees in one of the toughest categories at the Grammys this year......»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 12th, 2017

Lady Gaga, Metallica, Kelsea Ballerini, Lukas Graham and Cynthia Erivo to Perform at Grammy Awards

The show will also include performances by Adele, John Legend, Chance the Rapper, Keith Urban and The Weeknd......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 7th, 2017

Without an Adele album Barnes & Noble holiday same-store sales fell 9%

Barnes & Noble Inc. on Thursday reported same-store sales during the nine-week holiday period fell more than 9%. On the bright side, online sales were up 2% compared to the sa.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 5th, 2017

A 23-year-old rapper who refuses to sign a record deal is making history at the 2017 Grammys

Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP Chance the Rapper is the most talented rapper of his generation and a pioneer in the music industry. His latest album, "Coloring Book," released in May, is one of the the year's best-reviewed albums. It's the first streaming.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2016

Lower My Stress, Please

When building a business of any size, small business owners (that means real estate agents) start off believing they can do it all: prospect, show and list homes, manage the sales process, take files from contract to close and still have a life. The trut.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaMar 23rd, 2017

Why Chance the Rapper Is One of the World’s Greatest Leaders

The innovative artist is crusading against violence in Chicago. The staff of Fortune and a panel of experts recently assembled our annual list of the World's Greatest Leaders. Here's a profile of one of.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 23rd, 2017

2 Northwestern neuroscientists say measuring people"s brainwaves during movie trailers can help predict box office sales

DisneyForget focus groups: Looking at the brainwaves of people watching movie t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2017

Chance the Rapper Says His Apple Music Deal Was Worth $500,000

In a rare industry disclosure, Chance pulled the curtain back on the music streaming wars......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 17th, 2017

Inspired by Chance the Rapper, Seattle Seahawks star Michael Bennett plans to donate all his 2017 endorsement earnings to charity

Inspired by Chance the Rapper, Seattle Seahawks star Michael Bennett plans to donate all his 2017 endorsement earnings to charity.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 10th, 2017

Texas lawmakers could exempt more items from sales tax, including internet service

The Texas House Ways & Means Committee began its work in earnest March 8, wading through its first dozen bills that would exempt or redirect franchise or sales taxes on items as diverse as internet service, locomotives and small business purchases. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2017

Salesforce"s Big Bet on AI Shows How Automation Will Affect Knowledge Workers

Salesforce says that their AI service Einstein will make sales and marketing more efficient. That means fewer workers in those areas......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 8th, 2017

Concerts drive NY"s music industry revenue to the top of the charts

Music industry revenue overall is about half of what it was during its 1990s peak, but the rise of streaming and the decline of album sales have had an unexpected upside for New York: Even the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 8th, 2017

New York is the capital of music, says new report

Music industry revenue overall is about half of what it was during its 1990s peak, but the rise of streaming and the decline of album sales have had an unexpected upside for New York: Even the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 8th, 2017

Chance the Rapper"s $1 Million Donation to Chicago Public Schools Draws Praise from Michelle Obama

"While I'm frustrated and disappointed by the governor's inaction," said the recent Grammy winner, "it will not stop me from doing all I can to support Chicago's most valuable resource: its children.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 7th, 2017

Chance the Rapper is giving $1 million to help save Chicago public schools

GettyChance the Rapper has made his dedication to his native Chicago and the city's youth clear, and now he's putting serious money behind it. The musician, who recently made history with his win.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 7th, 2017

Chance the Rapper Pledges $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

Chance the Rapper Pledges $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 7th, 2017