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Amy Winehouse / Nielsen SoundScan & Nielsen BDS data

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U.S. Album Sales

There were more Amy Winehouse albums purchased in the past week (week ending 7/24/2011) than during the first six months of the year (50,000 this week vs. 44,000 YTD 2011 as of 7/17/2011), according to Nielsen SoundScan.

·              Back To Black – 37,000 total sales (36,000 are digital albums)

·              Frank = 7,600 total sales (7,000 are digital)

“¢ More than 95% of all Amy Winehouse album sales this week were digitally downloaded (46,000+ sales), according to Nielsen SoundScan.

“¢ Back to Black‘s 37,000 in sales is the album’s highest weekly sales since the week ending 3/2/2008 when the album sold 38,000 (two weeks following the GRAMMY Awards broadcast).    This also marks this album’s biggest weekly digital sales.
U.S. Digital Track Sales

“¢ According to Nielsen SoundScan, there are a total of 111,000 digital track sales for Amy Winehouse this week, an increase of 2,000% over last week.

“¢ “Rehab” is the most downloaded Amy Winehouse song this week (34,000 in digital sales).  Since 2007, there have been 3.5 million Amy Winehouse digital track sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

U.S. Radio Airplay

“¢ Total spins for Amy Winehouse songs on Saturday, July 23, increased 170% over the previous week’s total spins, according to Nielsen BDS.

“¢ Year to date in 2011, there have been 4,700 spins for songs by Amy Winehouse, according to Nielsen BDS.  During the week ending 7/17/2011, there were 117 total song spins; on July 23, there were 301 spins.

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