Posts By Adam Graham

by (@grahamorama)

SoundScanner: Frozen Is Still On Top, But Foster The People And Skrillex Go Strong

soundscan_1

It’s springtime, but the SoundScan charts are still under a deep freeze. That’s because the Frozen soundtrack is still going strong, and this week had its biggest sales week yet, thanks to the billion-dollar-movie-that-could’s release on DVD last week. Elsewhere, a slew of albums debut in this week’s Top 10 and everybody is still singing along to “Happy.” SoundScanner digs in!

Read more…

by (@grahamorama)

SoundScanner: Aloe Blacc Makes Strong Showing With Debut Album

aloe_blacc_main

Fans just can’t let it go. The Frozen soundtrack is No. 1 yet again on this week’s SoundScan chart, in a week where five new releases splash the Top 10. Meanwhile, Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” still leads the singles chart, and a pair of artists with otherwise not a whole lot in common celebrate important sales milestones. For more, we turn to this week’s SoundScanner:

Read more…

by (@grahamorama)

SoundScanner: Rick Ross Shows Us Why He’s “The Bawse”

rick_ross_soundscanner_main

They don’t call him “The Bawse” for nothing: Rick Ross tops this week’s Nielsen SoundScan albums chart with his latest album, Mastermind. Elsewhere, Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” enjoys its best sales week yet on the singles chart, as Coldplay and Phillip Phillips arrive on the charts. With more, here’s this week’s SoundScanner update:

Read more…

by (@grahamorama)

SoundScanner: Pharrell Williams Gets “Happy,” Eric Church Dominates The Album Charts

soundscanner_2_20-14

Eric Church is no outsider: His latest album stomps a mudhole on this week’s SoundScan sales chart, earning the North Carolina cowboy his second No. 1 album. Elsewhere, Pharrell makes a move and controls the singles chart with his latest smash “Happy,” as if last year’s success of “Blurred Lines” and “Get Lucky” weren’t enough for him. For more, here is this week’s SoundScanner.

Read more…

by (@grahamorama)

SoundScanner: Bruno Mars Gets Super Bowl Boost, Freeze Freezes Out The Competition

Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show

The full impact of last month’s Grammy Awards is felt on this week’s Nielsen SoundScan sales charts, but no Grammy act could topple the Frozen soundtrack from the top of the charts. Meanwhile, Bruno Mars benefits from both the Grammy Awards and his performance during halftime at the Super Bowl. We crunch the numbers in this week’s SoundScanner.

Read more…