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Super Bowl Concert Can Have Super Impact on Sales

Nielsen data shows that what amounts to the year’s biggest concert can greatly boost sales — whether it be from a breakout artist like Bruno Mars or a vet like Madonna…

SiriusXM Crushes it in 2015: The Beauty of Taking the Long View

SiriusXM radios are installed in 82 million vehicles in the United States. The company ended the year with $1.3 billion in free cash flow. Sometimes good things come to those who wait…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart (1-28-16)

David Bowie’s Blackstar holds at #1, Adele is #5; Rateliff, Leon Bridges, and Twenty One Pilots go 8-9-10. See what the cool kids are buying at indie retail…

NON-COMM Adds The Jayhawks; New Facebook Group

The 2016 NON-COMMvention grows with the addition of The Jayhawks, plus a new Facebook Group has been created to keep Non-COMMventioneers a bit more connected…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs (1-31-16)

Cage the Elephant is #1 in spins, but is #5 in audience. Vance Joy is the exact reverse — #5 in spins, and #1 in audience. Two new entrants into The Top 22 — Foals and Ray Lamontagne (pictured)…

2015 Music Sales – Where Would We Be Without Adele?

Nielsen data shows a great year for music consumption in 2015. But music consumption does not equal revenue, and it has us wondering where we’d be without Adele — check the numbers…