The Impact of the 2016 CMA Awards on Country Music Consumption

November 9th
  The Impact of the 2016 CMA Awards on Country Music Consumption The 50th Anniversary of the CMA Awards had a significant impact on Country music sales and streaming activity for the performers, performances and on the entire genre itself.   BuzzAngle Music, the only industry service that shows daily data, reported that the CMA show spurred a 37% increase…

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USA TODAY: Prince sells 1M songs, 231K albums posthumously

April 22nd
By: Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY 7:03 p.m. EDT April 22, 2016 A day after his untimely death, the Purple One continues to reign. Music fans across the globe were devastated Thursday when news broke that Prince had been found dead inside his Minnesota home at just 57. The tragedy has since translated into renewed interest and massive sales spikes for the…

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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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2014 Black Friday and Thanksgiving Weekend Top 10

December 3rd
TOP 10 RANKINGS For BLACK FRIDAY & THANKSGIVING WEEKEND Ranking: Top 10 Albums Date: Thanksgiving Weekend (11/27-11/30) Rank Title Artist Label Distributor 1 That’s Christmas To Me Pentatonix SBME Sony Music 2 1989 Taylor Swift Big Machine Universal Music Group 3 In The Lonely Hour Sam Smith Capitol Universal Music Group 4 Frozen Various Artists Disney/Buena Vista Universal Music Group…

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