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Nielsen Reportedly Threatened With Lawsuit Over ‘ASTROWORLD’, ‘DUMMY BOY’ Mishap

Nielsen Reportedly Threatened With Lawsuit Over 'ASTROWORLD', 'DUMMY BOY' Mishap

Last week it was reported Tekashi 6ix9ine’s freshman album DUMMY BOY debuted at No. 2 after Travis Scott’s ASTROWORLD reappeared at the top spot of the Billboard charts. However, it was shortly announced that Nielsen made a mistake, and the “MAMA” rapper actually had the No. 1 album in the country. 6ix9ine’s latest collection outsold La Flame’s […]

Hip-Hop is Most Popular Genre For First Time in History

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For the first time in U.S. History, Hip-Hop is now the most popular genre in music, surpassing the previous title-holder of Rock & Roll. According to Nielsen Music’s mid-year report, which classifies Hip-Hop and R&B within the same category, both genres currently compose 25.1 percent of all music consumed in the United States. While the […]

Hip Hop/R&B Passes Rock As The Most Popular Genre In The United States

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The Nielsen United States music mid-year report is here and the numbers show that Hip Hop/R&B has dethroned Rock as the most popular music genre in the country. Hip-hop/R&B come in at 25.1%, meanwhile Rock now only comprises 23% of America’s music consumption. However, Rock album purchases still make up about 40% of album sales […]