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New Multi-Year Agreement Extends Nielsen's Role as Leading Provider of Data for Billboard's Top Music Charts. NEW YORK, Nov.
A detailed analysis of American pop music data shows musicians that hit the album charts spend, on average, a little more than five years there. More than one third will be 'one-hit wonders.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in three years, Taylor Swift has been named Billboard & Nielsen SoundScan's top-selling artist of the year, with over 4.4 million albums sold in 2010, according to sales figures released this week.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor Swift's brand-new single, "Mine," debuted this week at #1 on the Billboard Hot Digital Songs chart and at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.
NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Usher Raymond IV tops the charts this week as his hit song, "OMG" featuring will.i.am jumps to the No. 1 position on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles and Digital Singles charts. This marks Usher's ninth No. 1 single on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart.
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