First Dibs: How Big Were The Sales Of Beyonce’s New Album?

Who had the biggest tour of 2013? Sara Bareilles meets a very brave fan, and Lea Michele opens up about her new music career.

  • Beyonce’s latest album took us all by surprise late last week, but that didn’t stop us from buying the LP in droves. The R&B singer’s self-titled effort reportedly sold more than 500,000 copies in just three days, which could be the biggest chart debut for any female artist this year. Is Bey on her way to the No. 1 spot?[Idolator]
  • During a concert in Florida, Sara Bareilles brought a young cancer patient on the stage to sing along to her hit, “Brave.” The four-year-old has chosen the track as his theme song to help him through his battles. [Just Jared]
  • According to Billboard, Bon Jovi had the most successful tour of 2013, earning more than $200 million. Not bad for a bunch of Jersey boys. [The Guardian]
  • It’s hard enough being the star of a hit show like Glee, but how is Lea Michele transitioning into becoming a pop artist? [MTV News]

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