Only 3 artist have sold over 1 Million Copies.


million-selling albums of the first half of 2008 are Lil’ Wayne‘s Tha Carter III (1,526,000), Jack Johnson’s Sleep Through The Static (1,248,000) and Mariah Carey’s E=MC2 (1,063,000). Two other albums are close to striking the 1 million mark: Alicia Keys’ As I Am (986,000 in 2008 sales) and Viva La Vida (971,000).

 

Still don’t think The Cd Is Dead.. How bout this

 

Just three albums topped 1 million copies in sales (CDs and digital downloads combined) in the first six months of 2008, the lowest total since Nielsen/SoundScan set up shop in 1991. Six albums sold 1 million copies in the first six months of 2007. Fully 16 albums hit the million mark in the first half of 2006. (The business hit its peak in 2001 when a whopping 37 albums reached the 1 million mark in the first 26 weeks of the year.)

 

Yahoo has the full article here

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One comment

  1. charles · July 29, 2008

    Word! Great information ! Great post!

    Thanks

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