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  • Eminem's 'Recovery' Is First Album to Sell 1 Million Downloads

    Adele's '21' is expected to match record next week

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  • News: Michael Jackson's 'Michael,' Free R.E.M. Song, Ron Artest label

    MJ's Michael on Track to Sell A Quarter Million in First Week Michael Jackson's Michael is on track to sell between 225,000 and 250,000 units in its first week in stores, which should put the album in contention with Susan Boyle's The Gift and Taylor Swift's Speak Now for the top spot on next week's […]

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  • The Last iTunes Holdouts

    You still can't download AC/DC, Tool or Kid Rock on iTunes

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  • Plus: Free Grateful Dead Downloads, New Feelies LP

    Grateful Dead to Give Away Live Download Every Day This Month Today, dead.net kicked off "30 Days of Dead": Every day throughout the entire month of November, the group will post a different live track on Dead.net that will be free to download for one day only. The band’s archivist, Dave Lemieux, hand-picked each of […]

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  • Download a Live EP From the Pixies

    Celebrate the belated 20th anniversary of 'Doolittle' with four live tracks from Pixies' recent tour.

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  • More Top Stories: Radiohead, Black Eyed Peas

    Radiohead have donated the use of the In Rainbows song "Videotape" to UNICEF's new five-year initiative Put It Right, which aims to provide children everywhere with clean water, health care, schooling and protection from exploitation. The band has also soundtracked ads for the UK charity Shelter with the song. Check out the five-minute video promoting […]

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  • Metallica Offer Up Single Song Downloads at Live Music Site

    For five years, Metallica's own LiveMetallica Website has offered up high-quality downloads of the band's concerts spanning from 1982 to their current World Magnetic tour. However, fans were only able to purchase concerts as a whole, as opposed to the a la carte song options popularized by iTunes. Perhaps the Rock and Roll Hall of […]

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  • Eminem's Digital Royalties Suit Goes to Trial

    Eminem's two-year-old lawsuit against Universal Music Group over digital music royalties finally entered a courtroom today, the Wrap reports. In a trial featuring star witnesses like UMG head Jimmy Iovine and Apple's Steve Jobs, Slim Shady's publishing company F.B.T. Productions is seeking more royalties from purchases made using digital music services like Jobs' iTunes. Eminem […]

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  • Radiohead, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, the Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde and Iron Maiden are among the initial artists to sign up for and usher in the launch of the new Featured Artists Coalition. As the music industry continues to shift into the digital age, the Coalition seeks to protect the artist's rights over their own music. […]

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  • AC/DC's Snubs iTunes: "We Don't Make Singles, We Make Albums"

    When AC/DC release their new album Black Ice on October 20th exclusively through Wal-Mart, the album will join the Beatles catalog and Kid Rock's Rock N Roll Jesus in the small "Not Available on iTunes" club. While the stance has done wonders for Jesus' renaissance, it nearly ruined Estelle's chart momentum. Despite the Wal-Mart exclusivity, […]

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