November 26, 2008 - Beyonce's new two-disc set, "I Am ... Sasha Fierce," sold 482,000 copies during its first week out, giving the singer her third consecutive No. 1 album in the US--a streak that dates back to her 2003 solo debut.
November 19, 2008 - Young country singer Taylor Swift's sophomore album, "Fearless," sold 592,000 copies during its first week in stores, marking the best sales week for a country album since last November, when the Eagles' "Long Road Out of Eden" moved more than 700,000 copies.
December 20, 2001 - Enya, Paul McCartney, Diane Warren, Sting and David Baerwald received Golden Globe nominations for Best Original Song--Motion Picture, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced on Thursday (11/20).
November 21, 2001 - “Scarecrow,” the album that Garth Brooks has claimed will be his last, will top the forthcoming Billboard 200 album chart after selling about 465,000 copies during its first week in stores, according to industry sources. The album leads a charge of debuts into the Top 10, including new releases from Shakira, Madonna, Rob Zombie and Jewel.
October 24, 2001 - Reaction to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks continues to impact the recording industry, as evidenced by the debut of "God Bless America"--a hastily produced compilation of patriotic songs sung by high-powered performers--in the No. 1 spot on the forthcoming Billboard 200 album chart.
November 27, 2000 - LONDON--The Beatles continued to have album chart glory as their compilation "1" stayed at No. 1 for a second week in a row on Sunday (11/26). The LP, which contains all of the group's No. 1 U.S. & U.K. hits, has sold over 900,000 copies and has been certified triple-platinum after being released on Nov. 13.