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2014-11-04 12:26:04

New Multi-Year Agreement Extends Nielsen's Role as Leading Provider of Data for Billboard's Top Music Charts. NEW YORK, Nov.

2012-01-19 17:25:29

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.

2011-01-07 11:33:00

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.

2010-11-03 15:35:00

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2010-08-13 09:42:00

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.

2010-05-05 13:17:00

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.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.