Eric Church’s No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart

Of Heart’s debut sales of 40,000, physical album sales comprise nearly 25,000 of that figure (13,000 CDs and 12,000 vinyl LPs) while digital album sales comprise a little under 16,000. Heart is one of three new albums from Church, collectively referred to as Heart & Soul. Heart was released on April 16, the & album is available only to members […]

Britney Spears Asks to Address Court Overseeing Her Conservatorship

Britney Spears has something to say. After years of relative silence regarding the court-approved conservatorship that has controlled much of her life since 2008, a lawyer for the pop singer requested on Tuesday that Spears be allowed to speak at a hearing soon. “The conservatee has requested that I seek from the court a status hearing at which she can […]

The Unforgiven, Metallica

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Taylor Swift’s ’Fearless’ Versions: Week 2 Comparison

On last week’s Billboard 200 chart, Taylor Swift scored the biggest week for any album when Fearless (Taylor’s Version), her re-recording of her 2008 sophomore LP, debuted at No. 1. Fearless (Taylor’s Version) represented the first chart-topping album of its kind, as the reworked version of another album (which also reached No. 1, over a decade ago). And with its […]

Rubén Blades, a Salsa Legend, Swings in a Different Direction: Jazz

Rubén Blades is a renowned vocalist, one of the emblematic singer-songwriters of 1970s salsa. But he’s not always recognized for his achievements in other disciplines: He’s also a Broadway and Hollywood actor, a composer, a Harvard Law School master’s graduate and a one-time candidate for president of his native Panama. And don’t ever say he can’t sing a swing tune […]