Bowie “Blackstar” #1 album of the week, top streamed artist!

January 13th
The late, great David Bowie’s newest and final album release, Blackstar, was the #1 album of week in both raw album sales and total consumption, which counts album sales, song sales and streams. Bowie had an amazing 22 albums appearing in the top 500.   Rank Title Artist 1 Blackstar David Bowie 2 25 Adele 3 Purpose Justin Bieber 4…

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2015 BuzzAngle Music U.S. Industry Snapshot

January 4th
updated January 8, 2016 * The U.S. music industry saw its first growth year since 2011, and only its third since 2000, according to year-end data compiled by Border City Media’s BuzzAngle Music platform. Aside from robust growth in audio and video streaming, which each practically doubled over 2014 consumption, the snapshot reveals continued growth for vinyl product, which helped…

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The Beatles are a Smashing Success with Streaming

December 28th
The Beatles were a smashing success in the streaming debut on 12/24. BuzzAngle Music reports the following U.S. stats for 12/24-12/25: – The Beatles were the #1 streamed artist with over 22M streams, over 4M more than #2 Justin Bieber – The Beatles had 64 songs in Top 1,000 streamed songs – The Beatles songs represented 5.2% of the overall…

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BuzzAngle Music posts final Adele “25” first week numbers!!

November 28th
BuzzAngle Music Adele “25” Highlights (Week of 11/20/15 – 11/26/15) Album Sales Highlights Adele “25” – 3,327,992 total album sales (#1) Physical Album Sales – 1,682,840 (51%) Digital Album Sales – 1,645,152 (49%) Adele’s physical album sales alone would have been the fourth-best selling debut week album of the last 25 years (as would her digital album sales alone). Adele’s…

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