23 years old Adele records sale gone diamond, 21 million sold

U.K. pop vocal group One Direction makes history on the Billboard 200 albums chart as the first U.K. group to bow at No. 1 with a debut album. “Up All Night” enters atop the list with 176,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Adele stays in second place, selling another 123,000 copies domestically and another 312,000 World Wide, bringing her total to over 20 million copies sold. Her latest single “Rumour Has It,”... Read More

Carter IV Projected to Sell 900K

Weezy has his sights set on 1m as his Cash Money/Universal Republic Tha Carter IVshows no signs of slowing down. There are many variables this week as VMA performers are seeing huge increases, the East Coast cleans up after Hurricane Irene, a Monday release date and the approaching Labor Day weekend, which could swing the numbers in any direction. The industry insiders at hitsdailydouble.com have their projections in and they are even higher. After... Read More

Soulja Boy Sells 13k in First Week, Is that Bad or Good?

2010 has been a rough year for Soulja Boy. After initial buzz with his smash single Pretty Boy Swag reaching the top of the charts, there seemed to be a major fall off for the Atlanta rapper. First was the cocaine scandal with celebrity groupie Kat Stacks, leading to his Twitter rant of rapper Fabolous, who voiced his opinion on the situation. The latest news is that the rapper’s third studio album, The DeAndre Way, sold a sobering 13,000... Read More