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

Chance the Rapper raps way to $663K in Atlanta

Chance the Rapper would already have his Ph.D. from Clark Atlanta University if ticket sales transferred to academic credits. The 24-year-old Chicago native and 2017 Grammy Awards’ Best New Artist (born Chancellor Johnathan Bennett) performed at La.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2017

Chance the Rapper is donating his Grammy to a Chicago museum

Amy Harris/APCHICAGO (AP) — Chance the Rapper says he's donating his Grammy Award for best rap album to Chicago's DuSable Museum of African American History. The .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 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

Why Emerging Categories Create Unique Sales and Career Opportunities

Selling in an emerging category is different -- which means salespeople need to build and a different set of sales skills......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 20th, 2017

Obama"s Back: Campaigning for Democratic Candidates and Hanging With Chance the Rapper, Gloria Estefan and The National

The 44th president is stepping into the limelight in October, campaigning for Democrats and promoting his upcoming Obama Foundation Summit......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 19th, 2017

Who is A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie? Bronx Rapper Leads the Hip-Hop and R&B Charts

The New York native talks to Newsweek after the success of his first studio album, 'A Bigger Artist.'.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 14th, 2017

Most Popular Album the Year You Were Born

The American music industry is not doing very well. While music consumption is at an all-time high because of digital platforms, revenues from music sales are about half of what they were in 1999.........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 12th, 2017

The Las Vegas gunman rented a room overlooking a festival where Chance the Rapper and Lorde performed, police confirm

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017

The Las Vegas gunman rented a room near a festival where Chance the Rapper and Lorde performed, police confirm

Tommaso Boddi/GettyOn Sunday, Stephen Paddock killed 59 people and injured more than 520 others when he opened fire from a broken hotel window on the Route 91 Harvest Festival .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017

The Las Vegas gunman may have planned to attack Chance the Rapper and Lorde concert, report says

Noam Galai/GettyBefore committing the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history at the Route 91 H.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 3rd, 2017

BUFFETT: GOP tax plan is "not a tax-reform act, it"s a tax-cut act," and chances of it passing are "higher than most people think"

REUTERS/Rick Wilking Republican desperation for a legislative win means a tax package has a better chance of making it through Congress than observers may think, Warren Buffett said during a television interview on Tues.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 3rd, 2017

Denver company files to IPO rapper Eminem"s song rights

The biggest new wrinkle in the music business is a Denver company’s IPO offering investors a piece of royalties from sales of rapper Eminem’s song catalog. Royalty Exchange, based in downtown Denver, filed to make its subsidiary, Royalty Flow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2017

Chance the Rapper debuted a new song about the trials of the American Dream on Colbert

Chance the Rapper debuted a new song about the trials of the American Dream on Colbert.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2017