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The Eagles Pass Michael Jackson for Best-Selling Album

by David Gagnon
The Eagles have finally soared passed Michael Jackson. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA, for short) has confirmed that the band’s 1976 compilation album, Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975), has passed Michael Jackson’s Thriller for the best-selling album of all time. The album was certified 38x platinum, indicating that sales and streams of the album have reached […]

Media Streaming Tops Sales in 2016

by David Gagnon
Recently, Billboard reported that revenue coming in last year from streaming services like Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music, and Pandora had revenue of $3.93 billion, an increase of 68.5% from 2015. The figure tops the total number of downloads, CDs, and vinyl sales combined, which brought in a total of $3.51 million. One of the most […]