Another bumper crop of milestones to mention this Monday before Christmas Let’s start with the big mover – Zayn and his collaboration with Taylor Swift. The two got together to create a song for the “Fifty Shades of Darker” soundtrack and it has been dominating charts since its release. Zayn is popular on his own, […]
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Pentatonix impressively lands 2 albums in the top 5 this week (both sales and combined). “A Pentatonix Christmas” continues to sell well as the top Christmas album of the season. Their previous album “That’s Christmas to Me” moves into the top 5. Jordan Smith from The Voice also has a strong week with “‘Tis The […]
A whopping 9 milestones this week…it’s going to take me until Christmas to write them all out… Taylor Swift has not dropped new music for two years, so when she pairs with a very popular ex-One Directioner, you can expect sparks to fly…and they flew. She and Zayn have topped the iTunes chart since the […]
Susan Boyle from BGT released another album, her seventh, this week and she is set to debut at 46th on the sales chart. In 2009, her “I Dreamed a Dream” was released Thanksgiving weekend and topped the chart for 6 weeks to become the second best selling album of that year (3.1M) behind Taylor Swift. […]
VIDEO: Watch Britain’s Got Talent winner, magician Richard Jones. patriotic act. Plus X Factor winner Louisa Johnson performs “Tears.”
UK media regulator Ofcom, concludes that Britain’s Got Talent misled viewers when the winning dog act didn’t reveal use of a stunt dog.
VIDEO: Dog act, Jules O’Dwyer and Matisse Win Britain’s Got Talent. Check out the winning performance and moment.
Dancing with the Stars continues to chasse across the US. This week they are in California where they saw a large crowd at the NOKIA and sold-out in Thousand Oaks. And here is a blast from the past – anybody remember Paul Potts? He was the beta version of Susan Boyle becoming a world-wide sensation […]
The BB200 Album chart this week starts incorporating streams and sales of singles (1500 to 1 and 10 to 1 respectively). They also introduce a new Top Album chart which is just to track sales. It annoys me that the Album chart just tracks the top 100 instead of the top 200. They could have […]
Six acts from five different reality competition shows checking in this week. Canadian Idol’s Jacob Hoggard is the lead singer of Hedley who made $186K in Kingston Ontario. BGT’s most famous runner-up, Susan Boyle tours the South with concerts in Durham, Clearwater, Jacksonville and Melbourne. They’ve right-sized her tour at 2K with Durham and Melbourne […]