Paramore's fantastic self-titled album has officially gone gold. Huge congrats to the band on continuing their legacy.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/23/15 - 05:22 PM
All Time Low's Future Hearts debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart today, coming in with 80,251 equivalent album sales while the No. 1 album, the Furious 7 Original Soundtrack, chimed in with 111,109 equivalent album sales. But Future Hearts actually outsold the soundtrack significantly in terms of traditional album sales -- 75,375 to 45,084 -- and was surpassed due mainly to strong single sales of Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again." We've got an article today that outlines the flaws within Billboard's new formula to determine the Billboard 200, which this week deprived the general "Warped Tour scene" of its first-ever Billboard 200 No. 1 album. You can check out a pull quote from the...
Thomas Nassiff on 04/15/15 - 10:52 AM
All Time Low are featured on this week's edition of Billboard's "Alt In Our Stars" podcast. Also, album chart update: Future Hearts will move over 70k copies, good enough for #2 on the charts -- both will be career-highs.
Joe DeAndrea on 04/10/15 - 01:24 PM
Weird Al Yankovic has scored the first #1 album of his career with Mandatory Fun.

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Jason Tate on 07/23/14 - 01:27 PM
Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties sold over 3,000 copies of We Don't Have Each Other in the album's opening week. That was good for number one on the New Artist Album and the Alternative New Artist Album charts, number seven on the Vinyl LP Album chart, and number 89 in the Billboard 200 overall. More numbers: number 18 Current Alternative Album, number 18 Independent Current Album and number 18 Top Internet Album. Congrats to Dan Campbell and Hopeless Records!
Thomas Nassiff on 07/17/14 - 10:28 AM
The Menzingers' fantastic new album, Rented World, debuted at #50 on the Billboard 200. Congrats to the band!

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Keagan Ilvonen on 05/04/14 - 05:08 PM
Manchester Orchestra will hit number 13 on the billboard charts this week -- selling just under Chiodos' number.
Jason Tate on 04/09/14 - 12:06 PM
Chiodos new album, Devil, will debut at #12 on the Billboard 200 -- selling more than 18,000 copies.
Jason Tate on 04/09/14 - 11:34 AM
5 Seconds of Summer is on track to sell between 140-160k of their four-song debut EP, which will compete with the Frozen soundtrack for number one on the charts.
Joe DeAndrea on 04/02/14 - 06:47 PM
Memphis May Fire's album hit number four on the Billboard charts, selling 27,000. This gives Rise Records two top ten albums this year.
Jason Tate on 04/02/14 - 10:59 AM
Balance and Composure debuted at No. 51 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, No. 2 on the vinyl charts (losing the No. 1 spot to Arctic Monkeys), No. 16 on the rock chart and No. 19 on the indie chart. For reference, Hits Daily Double has No. 50 listed as 6,884 sales this week – those numbers aren't always accurate, but there's a ballpark for you. Congrats to the band and No Sleep Records!
Thomas Nassiff on 09/18/13 - 08:47 AM
Blessthefall moved 22,000 copies of its new album, Hollow Bodies, landing the band's at the #1 spot on the Hard Rock Album charts and #15 on the Billboard Top 200.
Drew Beringer on 08/28/13 - 12:29 PM
Jay-Z is expected to sell between 450-500k copies of his new album, Magna Carta... Holy Grail, in the first week, which will make it his 13th number one album on the Billboard 200 chart.
Joe DeAndrea on 07/10/13 - 01:33 PM
Relient K's new album, Collapsible Lung, debuted at #16 on the Billboard chart this week with 16,000 copies sold.
Joe DeAndrea on 07/10/13 - 10:46 AM
While never 100% accurate (full numbers come out tomorrow), HITS is reporting Fall Out Boy will have the number one album in the country tomorrow with around 148k copies sold.
Jason Tate on 04/23/13 - 03:14 PM
Fall Out Boy's Save Rock and Roll debuted at #2 in the UK this week. This is the band’s best U.K. album showing to date, ahead of the #3 peak of 2007’s Infinity High. Their 2008 album, Folie a Deux, peaked at #39.
Jason Tate on 04/22/13 - 10:52 AM
fun.'s Some Nights was officially certified gold by the RIAA for sales of over 500,000 in the United States on September 12, 2012.

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Jason Tate on 09/13/12 - 10:57 AM
The Gaslight Anthem debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 with 37,688 copies sold.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 07/31/12 - 01:51 PM
The Hunger Games soundtrack is #1 on the Billboard charts this week. It's the first soundtrack in three years to do this. The Shins' new album debuts at number three with around 69k copies sold. And our boys fun. sold another 21k and are at #12.

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Jason Tate on 03/29/12 - 10:21 AM
Every Time I Die's new album, Ex Lives, sold nearly 14,300 copies in its first week. That will land them at #20 on the Billboard 200.
Jason Tate on 03/14/12 - 12:16 PM
For those curious how fun. would do in week two: they sold about 26k copies of their new album.
Jason Tate on 03/06/12 - 05:34 PM
Fun. debuted at #2 on Billboard’s "Top Current Albums" chart and at #3 on the Billboard 200. Some Nights also topped Billboard's "Vinyl Albums" chart. Furthermore, "We Are Young" has claimed #1 on Billboard’s "Digital Songs" chart, #6 on Billboard’s "Hot 100" chart, and is #3 at Alternative Rock radio with over 1 million single sales to date.
Jason Tate on 02/29/12 - 03:01 PM
fun. sold over 69,000 copies of their new record, Some Nights in its first week of release. That was good enough to land them at #3 behind Adele and Whitney Houston. Congrats to the guys for their much deserved recognition!
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/28/12 - 02:26 PM
Eminem's Recovery has gone four times platinum.

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Jason Tate on 02/04/12 - 12:52 PM
Cobra Starship's single, "You Make Me Feel," has received double platinum certification from the RIAA.
Jason Tate on 01/17/12 - 12:43 PM
Mae, Rookie Of The Year, and Kyoto Drive have finalized the dates for their UK tour. Poster with the dates is in the replies. In addition, congratulations to Rookie Of The Year for selling 3,131 copies of the Along For The Ride EP in its first week.
Christian Wagner on 12/26/11 - 09:03 PM
Jack's Mannequin's third release, People and Things, has debuted at #1 on Billboard's Alternative Albums Chart and at #9 on the overall Billboard 200 chart this week. The album sold close to 28k copies.
Jason Tate on 10/12/11 - 08:42 AM
OK, now all the numbers are in. Blink-182 sold close to 155k copies of their new album. They're debuting at number two on the US charts.
Jason Tate on 10/04/11 - 01:26 PM
Edit: Whoops. We made a mistake. These numbers are only given about 54% of the total data. Sorry for the confusion.

Blink-182 sold just under 76,000 copies of Neighborhoods in its first week. That was good for third on the charts, behind J-Cole and Adele. The entire top 10 can be seen in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 10/04/11 - 06:30 AM
Thrice's recent release Major/Minor debuted at #18 on the Billboard Top 200 chart selling just over 19,500 albums.
Jason Tate on 09/28/11 - 01:23 PM
Early estimates are that Blink-182's new album, Neighborhoods, will sell between 130-150k in their first week. This will probably put them around #2 on the charts, behind J. Cole. Not too shabby for a band that's been away for 6 years.
Jason Tate on 09/28/11 - 11:56 AM
Looks like Taking Back Sunday's new album will hit around #14 on the charts this week with around 28k copies sold. Thankfully this puts them above Limp Bizkit.
Jason Tate on 07/05/11 - 03:02 PM
Mumford and Sons passed the million sales mark.

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Matthew Tsai on 03/08/11 - 11:42 AM
Kanye West's new album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, has gone platinum.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/15/11 - 11:20 PM
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is on track to sell between 525-575k units.

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Matthew Tsai on 11/25/10 - 05:37 PM
Bring Me the Horizon debuted at number one on the Australian album chart by selling only 3,600 records. It is the lowest sales total for any number one album in Australia.

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Adrian Villagomez on 10/20/10 - 01:39 PM
Lil Wayne's newest album I'm Not a Human Being has sold 110,000 copies while Weezy has sat in prison.

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Adrian Villagomez on 10/07/10 - 11:05 AM
Looks like Anberlin's new album, Dark Is The Way, Light Is A Place will debut at #8 with nearly 33,000 units sold. Sara Bareilles' new album, Kaleidoscope Heart, took the #1 spot with almost 92,000 units sold.
Drew Beringer on 09/14/10 - 07:42 PM
Steel Train's new album came in at #8 on the Billboard New Artists Chart, #4 on the Alternative Artist Chart and within the Top 50 on the Independent Records Chart.
Steve Henderson on 07/07/10 - 08:59 PM
According to this report from Billboard, of the 97,751 albums released last year, only 12 sold over a million copies, and only 2,050 sold more than 5,000 copies.
Tony Pascarella on 06/05/10 - 01:16 AM
B.o.B's first album The Adventures of Bobby Ray debuted at #1 this week with 83,747 copies sold. To celebrate head to the replies to watch him perform "Magic" with Rivers Cuomo.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/04/10 - 09:29 PM
Record Store Day was "bigger than Christmas" for music retailers.
From the article“There is a lesson here for the music industry...Focus on the music fans and treat them right and they will come out. Boy, will they come out.”
Steve Henderson on 04/20/10 - 12:50 PM
Check the replies for the latest albums on sale at Target.

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Mike Kraft on 05/12/09 - 04:18 PM
Check the replies for the weekly album sales going on over at Target.

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Mike Kraft on 04/27/09 - 03:32 PM
Kelly Clarkson has topped the Billboard charts with 255k sold last week.
Steve Henderson on 03/19/09 - 09:40 AM

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