• 2006 Industry Numbers

    With the books now closed on 2006, Nielson Soundscan is reporting the figures for physical sale of CDs and internet purchases of downloaded music in 2006. CD sales in the United States fell by 4.9% from last year's numbers. The total

  • Tower Records is no more

    Not long ago we reported that Tower Records was filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy and considering the sale of the business. That sale just occurred this weekend. A federal bankruptcy judge on Friday approved the sale of Tower Records to Great

  • CD Sales – Physical vs. Digital

    October 1st marked the end of the third quarter of the year and Nielsen SoundScan has released sales figures for the year to date (not available online). Physical album sales decreased slightly from last year to 370.5 million units. That's