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Mars Volta debut at #3 on today’s charts

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Good (not so old fashioned) rock and roll shows that it can still prevail with a #3 debut from prog-rock cult favorites the Mars Volta on today’s Billboard top 200. The Volta’s past four albums have totaled over 1 million … Continue reading

The power of Oprah

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I hate Josh Groban the way I hate James Blunt.  Ask anyone who has ever been in a car, store, restaurant with me, what happens when I hear those whiny, deafening words.. “you’re beautifullllll” AHHHHHH I go BONKERS. Ok have … Continue reading

Billboard and AEG Live to collaborate on new music awards show in 08

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Billboard will unveil a new music awards show in 2008, produced in collaboration with AEG Live, the live entertainment division of Los Angeles-based promotion giant AEG. The partnership is a result of the recently formed exclusive strategic alliance between Billboard … Continue reading

Wednesday Morning Soundscan Recap

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Any Wednesday when I open my soundscan charts and someone has sold over 100k albums in the #1 position is a good day.  Lets take a little looksie at todays chart:  Jay Z took the # 1 position with his … Continue reading

Green Day Defends Fallen Princess of Pop

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Billie Joe Armstrong claims Britney Spears is “a manufactured child” who has been “thrown to the lions” by the world’s media. continue reading…  seems like everyone’s weighing in and trying to excuse this broad’s behaviours…But not for nothing Billie Joe, … Continue reading

700 WLW BillBoard

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