Adele Could Rewrite Music History Commercially


  Everybody knew that the return of Adele would make the music biz goes wild. Indeed, said wildness has occurred as Adele’s third studio album 25 looks to break sales records. Basically, 25 is on pace to rewrite history and if it succeeds, that’s huge. Also huge is that the key word is pure sales…

November 6, 2015 Music Releases Set To Flop Commercially


Sigh, so much for the hype of the first week of a jam-packed November. According to Billboard’s early prognostications for next week, Chris Stapleton maybe having the second best week of his career. While we are happy for Stapleton’s “come up,” the prognosticated 100,000 units for Traveller are trouble…for the newbies that is. Billboard broke…

Jason Aldean Is the Hit, Everyone Else, Not So Much


Well folks, the fourth quarter has arrived – in the amount of new releases only… Read on… Breaking news – Jason Aldean is expected to top the Billboard 200 with Old Boots, New Dirt. Shocker, right – NOPE! Billboard prognosticates Aldean to sell in the 300,000 copies ballpark, also not the least bit surprising. But…

Prognosticating 4th Quarter Albums!


The busiest, most lucrative time of the year has arrived for the music industry – the fourth quarter. The fourth quarter is a big deal because it encompasses the holiday season, and what better than the gift of music, right? The Wire has a fantastic prediction post that everyone should check out that inspired my own post of…