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Miley Cyrus Doesn’t Mind if People Don’t Buy ‘Bangerz’

Miley Cyrus doesn't mind if people don't buy her Bangerz album. The "Wrecking Ball" singer claims she wouldn't have cared if her latest record - which was a number one album in the US, Australia and the UK - wasn't a huge seller as she is comfortable financially and more interested in making an artistic statement with her music. "I've made my money. If no one buys my album, cool. It's fine. I've got a …

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Beyoncé: I Was Really Nervous About Releasing New Album

Beyonce was "really nervous" about the surprise release of her self-titled LP. The "Drunk in Love" singer, who is celebrating selling more than one million copies of her fifth studio record, admits it was a "huge risk" releasing it without any prior promotion. She answered fans' questions via her Instagram account at the weekend at a screening for the record's accompanying music videos. "I was terrified. I was so scared. I already envisioned like the …

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Beyonce’s Album Smashes iTunes Record

Beyonce's surprise fifth album has become the fastest-selling record in iTunes history. The self-titled record, which was released without any warning last week, shifting 828,773 copies in just three days. The majority of those sales came from America, where it has racked up 617,213 sales since Friday. Beyonce's own first-week sales record was also broken, after her 2006 second record B'day sold 541,000 copies in seven days. The "Love On Top" hitmaker stealth-released the record …

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Britney’s Album Set to Flop?

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Gossip, The Charts, Pop, New Releases,

Britney Spears is facing embarrassment over sales of her new album. According to early figures, Britney Jean, the singer's eighth studio album shifted just 6,400 copies on its first day of release, including pre-orders. The record, which features her single "Work B*tch," is currently at number 14 in the UK Album Chart and was released on Monday after being streamed on iTunes for a week for fans. Critics have described the songs as "disappointing," but …

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‘Forbes’ Names Madonna Highest-Paid Musician

Madonna has topped Forbes' list of highest-paid musicians. The 55-year-old singer is still the queen of pop according to the magazine, earning $125 million from June 2012 to May 2013 thanks to her sell-out MDMA Tour, miles ahead of her nearest rival Lady Gaga, who raked in $80 million. Rockers Bon Jovi and country singer Toby Keith were next, with Coldplay coming in fifth place. Despite lackluster sales of her latest album, Madonna made her …

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Lady Gaga Gains Third UK Number One Album

Lady Gaga has topped the UK charts with her album ARTPOP. The "Applause" singer scored yet another number one with her latest release, following her previous works The Fame and Born This Way which all took the top spot. Gaga's success means she has pushed back Eminem's comeback effort Marshall Mather's LP 2 into second place after the album's second single "Monster" featuring Rihanna landed a number one earlier this month. According to the Official …

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Scooter Braun: Psy Is Fun

Psy is so successful because he's good fun. The South Korean rapper's music manager Scooter Braun thinks - who is also partly responsible for Justin Bieber's stratospheric rise to fame - believes the "Gangnam Style" hitmaker has become a global sensation despite not singing in English because of the hilarity of his dance moves. "People love to watch that guy dance. It makes people have fun, and I think music should be a release," he …

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Rihanna Sets New Chart Record

Rihanna has set a new chart record in the US. The singer's latest single "Stay" - featuring Mikky Ekko - has become her tenth number one on Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Radio Airplay Chart. By having ten number one's Rihanna topples Katy Perry's record run of nine number one tracks on the same chart. The "Umbrella" singer also holds further records in the same chart, including most entries on the chart for an artist, with …

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Daft Punk breaks Spotify records, tops charts with Get Lucky [Listen Now!]

In the few days since "Get Lucky" was released by Daft Punk, the track has gone on to hit #1 in the UK and France, and is right near #1 in the US as well. Even more interesting, "Get Lucky" now holds the record for the "biggest streaming day for a single track" on Spotify in the US and UK regions. The upcoming Daft Punk album, Random Access Memories, is set to be released on …

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Mix Tape: Beyonce Kind of Flashes Her Fans, Bob Dylan to Tour This Summer

- Although online music service Spotify won't divulge approximate numbers, the company claims that Daft Punk has set the new record with their song "Get Lucky" for the biggest streaming day for a single track - a title previously held by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop." - Perhaps weirdly influenced by her new role as a mother, Beyonce shocked Serbian concert-goers by somewhat-flashing them with a glittery leotard complete with bare faux-boobs. - Those …

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