Even as the RIAA decries how file sharing robs them of revenues, the music industry is seeing increased profits from digital distribution.
By Eric Bangeman | Last updated April 6, 2006 2:48 PM CT
Ever since the rise of Napster in the late 1990s, the recording industry has pointed to piracy as a dire threat to its business model. After years of legal actions and generally irritating their customers, the labels finally figured out how to adap
JACKSON'S FIVE: In any other week, Fabolous' debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 would be pretty big news (and hey, it still is!), but this week, Michael Jackson remains the King of Pop Charts.
As his 2003 hit set "Number Ones" spends a fifth week as the U.S.' top selling album -- as reflected on our Top Comprehensive Albums chart (viewable at billboard.biz) -- it matches the longest No. 1 run for a male artist since Josh Groban's "Noel" also was tops for five weeks in late 2007 and early 20