For instance, Pharrell Williams single Happy had 36,159 paid downloads on iTunes within the last 24 hours. Katy Perry’s single Dark Horse had 29,265 paid downloads.
Key Track: Even In Your Doubt
The Story: Kings of A&R profiled singer-songwriter Jake Walden 2 years ago and he’s been active since. Nearly 200 of his fans pledged $24,000 through a Kickstarter Campaign to help this singer-songwriter record his 2nd album titled Same Something Different which was produced by Christopher Thorn (Blind Melon, Anna Nalick). He just came off a multi-city tour with his new album hitting #12 on the iTunes Charts and is now featured in the #1 spot in ‘New and Noteworthy’ Singer/Songwriter Section on iTunes.
Alt/rock act Me Talk Pretty, still unsigned just released their debut EP “We Are Strangers” on iTunes and Amazon.
They also won the mtvU “Freshmen” and their video for their single “Wake up!” was added into rotation at mtvU during the summer. Also, won MTV VMA for Best Breakout Artist in NYC. They just wrapped up a tour with Neon Trees/Paper Tongues/CIvil Twilight. The band will embark on an upcoming January tour with Taproot.
The Beatles sold more than 450,000 albums and over 2 million songs in the first week since their music went live on iTunes.
The best selling songs were Here Comes the Sun, Let It Be, In My Life, Come Together, and Blackbird.
The best selling album is Abbey Road.
The Beatles are one of the best and most important bands in rock history, as well as having an interesting story.
The EP “American Dream” will be released through Hot Topic Stores and iTunes on November 23rd.
Check out the track Clueless.
She is selling 1,000 singles a week on iTunes, has 70,000+ subscribers on YouTube and
6 million views, and 28,000+ fans on Facebook.
Taylor Swift fans will love her.
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Big Yellow Dog Publishing is Nashville based and they’ve had a ton of hits come out of their catalogue, including Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now”
Contact: Salvatore Entertainment
Google wants to enter the digital music business and the search giant is already in talks with music labels.
Apple’s iTunes is the leader in the digital download market owning about a 70% percent market share followed by Amazon’s MP3 store.
Google could be attractive based on the amount of traffic and expertise around search and browsing.