music sales

Idol fans make Aerosmith even richer

Thanks to vocalist Steven Tyler becoming the latest judge on American Idol, sales for Aerosmith’s discography has risen 260%.

Sony reports 14.5% drop in music sales (again)

According to a new report, Sony experienced a 14.5% drop in album sales over the previous three month period. Will this decline ever plateau?

“Relapse” To Set 2009 Sales Record

Apparently, Eminem’s Relapse is on track to set the first week sales record. From the article: Early sales estimates predict Eminem’s Relapse will capture his fifth consecutive Number One on the charts next week with an astounding — for this economy, anyway — 650,000 copies sold. Even if Relapse merely surpasses 600K, the album will […]