Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland was found dead in a tour bus last night. Friends and family are saddened but not shocked by the death of Weiland who battled drug addiction from the beginning of his career and never seemed to kick it. Weiland was a true vocalist and a sincere songwriter that dominated the airwaves throughout the nineties.
Adele’s record label skyrockets with marketshare. Columbia Records grabbed 63% of the market during the week of 11/26. How long will Adele sell at record pace?
Adele’s ’25’ blew past 3 million copies and now has topped 4 million in less than 2 weeks. Adele made music history with the highest first week sales since tracking music sales.
Adele had the biggest first week sales in the history of music selling 3.38 million copies of ‘25‘. An amazing feat considering the global music industry sales is at the historic low.
Note that 3.38 million were in album sales alone. No other album has sold this massive amount during the first week since the tracking of music purchases in 1991.
Adele’s ’25’ has sold over 3 million copies in America. What seemed impossible, Adele achieved. Her album ’25’ sold more than 3 million copies in the in less than a week. The album was predicted to sell 1 million, then 2 million, but never 3 million.