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Best of 2014: Top 10 Music Books – Hollywood Reporter


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Best of 2014: Top 10 Music Books
Hollywood Reporter
1. Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys: A Memoir, by Viv Albertine. Albertine, guitarist and songwriter for the woman-dominated, reggae-riffic punk band The Slits, is as an unlikely person to pen the best music book of the

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Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Beats ‘Frozen’ As Top Selling Album of 2014 – Hollywood Reporter


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Taylor Swift's '1989' Beats 'Frozen' As Top Selling Album of 2014
Hollywood Reporter
Since Nielsen's first full year of music sales data (1992), there has been no other instance where an album was the year's top seller in every week, only to have the rug pulled out from under it in the final frame. The closest comparable is 20 years
Taylor Swift overtakes 'Frozen' for 2014's top sellerUSA TODAY
It's Official: Taylor Swift Has 2014's Best-Selling AlbumYahoo Music (blog)
Swift's '1989' edges out 'Frozen' for year's top-selling albumReuters
Toronto Sun –Variety
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The Official Top 40 Biggest Selling Artist Albums Of 2014 – Official Charts Company


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The Official Top 40 Biggest Selling Artist Albums Of 2014
Official Charts Company
British acts ruled the UK's albums market in 2014, according to the Official Charts Company's end of year sales data published today by British recorded music trade body, the BPI. Ed Sheeran's X was the biggest selling artist album of 2014, selling
UK top 10 albums of 2014 are all by British artists for first timeThe Guardian
Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith top British dominated best-selling albums chart of The Independent
British acts fill 2014's album top 10 for first timeTelegraph.co.uk
Express.co.uk –Billboard –BBC News
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UK top 10 albums of 2014 are all by British artists for first time – The Guardian


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UK top 10 albums of 2014 are all by British artists for first time
The Guardian
Figures compiled by BPI, the trade body representing the British music industry, show that British artists have dominated album sales in the past 12 months, with the chart topped by Ed Sheeran whose second album X sold 1.7m copies – the highest album …
Best Albums of 2014: British artists lockout top 10The Independent
Britannia rules the airwaves with top 10 albumsExpress.co.uk
UK album chart for 2014 dominated by British artistsBBC News
Digital Spy –Official Charts Company –Metro
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It’s Official: Taylor Swift Has 2014’s Best-Selling Album – Yahoo Music (blog)


Yahoo Music (blog)
It's Official: Taylor Swift Has 2014's Best-Selling Album
Yahoo Music (blog)
This is the second time that Swift has had the year's top-selling album. Swift is the third act to have the year's best-selling album twice since 1991, when Nielsen SoundScan began tracking music sales. She follows Adele (whose 21 finished first in
Taylor Swift's '1989' Beats 'Frozen' As Top Selling Album of 2014Hollywood Reporter
Taylor Swift overtakes 'Frozen' for 2014's top sellerUSA TODAY
Swift's '1989' edges out 'Frozen' for year's top-selling albumReuters
Toronto Sun –Variety
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The Official Top 100 Biggest Songs of 2014 revealed – Official Charts Company


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The Official Top 100 Biggest Songs of 2014 revealed
Official Charts Company
Pharrell Williams has claimed the Official Biggest Song of 2014 with Happy. The track, which was released in June 2013 as part of the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack and later as the lead single from his second solo album G I R L, has racked up a combined …
What do 2014's top songs tell us? No. 1: Happy – Pharrell WilliamsChristianToday

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