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Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” Goes 34x Platinum

There’s a reason why Michael Jackson is widely known as The King Of Pop, and it’s a simple one. His music remains timeless, with many classic singles remaining relevant decades after their initial release. To this day, MJ continues to run numbers, to the point where his Thriller album has been certified once more by the RIAA…

For the thirty-fourth time.

U.S. Music Revenue Rises, Boosted by Streaming Services

Music revenue rose 16.5 percent to $8.7 billion in the U.S. in 2017, and the majority of the increase is due to music streaming services. According to an annual reportfrom the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), via Wall Street Journal, it’s the second consecutive year of significant growth since 1999. Continue reading U.S. Music Revenue Rises, Boosted by Streaming Services