Whitney Houston Re-enters Top 10 on Billboard 200, Surges on Digital Songs Chart

Longe Magazine - Whitney Houston

By Longe Magazine in Longe Magazine

120 pages, published 22 APR 2012

The Special Issue with the Late Whitney Houston on the cover. This issues also includes ADELE, Chris Brown, Brandy & Monica, Sean "P.Diddy", Combs TeKay Designs,The Happenings @ the Pink Party 2011, Interview withFashion Designer Daniel Saul of Elijah Devante,Reverse Order Longe Media conference 2011 Winners, 50 GREAT MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESS OWNERS, IS IT ESSENTIAL FOR A BUSINESS TO HAVE A WEBSITE?, Spike Lee at the Knicks games,…

Whitney Houston Re-enters Top 10 on Billboard 200, Surges on Digital Songs Chart
Following the death of Whitney Houston on Feb. 11, the diva's "Whitney: The Greatest Hits" album re-enters the Billboard 200 chart at No. 6. It sold 64,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, in the tracking week that ended on Feb. 12 -- reflecting only one full day of sales after her passing. There were more Houston albums purchased in the last week (101,000 -- up 5,994% from 2,000 the week previous) than had been sold in all of 2011 and 2012 combined until her death (97,000).

Exclusive: Adele's Manager Jonathan Dickins Talks Grammys, 2012 Tour Plans, and When to Say No
Adele's manager Jonathan Dickins spoke with Billboard.biz -- the day after his client won six Grammy Awards -- about her big night, touring plans, positive relations with record labels, commercial uses of her music and more. The said Grammy night was "like a fairy tale — something you dream about."

It's Official: Sylvia Rhone to Run New Label Through Epic
It looks like L.A. Reid's appearance at Essence magazine's tribute to Sylvia Rhone last week was the crowning touch that many expected it to be: As predicted for months, Rhone will be getting her own label under Reid's Epic Records, a label rep confirmed to Billboard.biz.

Spanish Court Dismisses Case Against Major P2P Site

A Spanish court has dismissed the case against popular peer-to-peer movie download site Cinetube citing legal precedents and concluding that redirecting online traffic is not illegal per se, even if it is to copyrighted content, according to the verdict disclosed Monday.

Sony, Apple U.K. Still Decline Comment on Whitney Houston Price Hike in the Hours After Her Death
Sony Music and Apple U.K. have declined to comment on the temporary 60% price increase of Whitney Houston's "Ultimate Collection" in the hours after the singer's death. The price was lowered to its previous level after several hours.

 

*From Billboard News.

Last modification: Sat 5 May 2012

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