In 2017, according to Nielsen reported music, hip-hop and R&B rock ‘n’ roll, for the first time become the nation’s largest music genre, but British artist Ed Sheeran romantic pop album “Divide” is this year’s biggest single.
According to nelson music’s 2017 annual list, eight of the top 10 albums are from rap or R&B world, including Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN, Drake’s More Life and Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic. End the report.
Rap and R&B also dominate the grammy awards held in January, with the frontman of jay-z and Lamar.
In order to reflect the death of the young rock ‘n’ roll, announced earlier this week the Coachella festival series of activities, during the three-day event in the history of 19 years in southern California no rock headlines for the first time.
The pop star Taylor Swift has the biggest album of all time in 2017 with sales of 1.9 million, according to Nielsen. Swift’s first album in three years was stopped in the first three weeks after its November release.
But in 2017, Sheeran’s music dominates broadcast, digital and streaming. On top of that, the 26-year-old singer’s songwriter, Shape of You, took 33 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 list, a billion times.
Billboard charts sell from record sales, song sales (10 songs equal to a record) and streaming activities (1500 streams equal to a record) unit of statistics.
Vinyl sales have soared for the 12th year in a row, up 9% in 2017, especially among older fans. The best-selling vinyl record is The Beatles sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club band, reissued by The 50th anniversary, and Abbey Road, released by The British band in 1969.