Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson Beat Down DMX
The 22nd edition of the popular music series 'Now That's What I Call Music!' -- featuring smash hits by the likes of Rihanna, All American Rejects and 'Now' staple Kelly Clarkson -- reclaimed the top spot this week, selling another 127,000 copies, according to Neilsen SoundScan. That was enough to knock last week's No. 1 -- former Destiny's Child member LeToya Luckett's solo effort, 'LeToya' -- down to No. 5 with 65,000 copie
Slipknot frontman speaks outSlipknot frontman Corey Taylor has had his say on the state of the music biz and in no uncertain terms blames the labels.
"Why would you blame (people who download music)? Half the f**king albums that are out they are sh*t," Taylor told Kerrang!". I don't download, but at the same time, I don't buy new music 'cause it all sucks. Okay, there's a handful of bands that I buy, but other than that, I just buy old sh*t because old sh*t is good.
Metallica, Kings Of Leon Overtake U.K. ChartsAmerican rock took over the U.K. charts yesterday (Sept. 14) as Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) hit the top of the album chart after just two days on sale, while Kings of Leon scored their first No. 1 single with "Sex on Fire" (Hand Me Down/Sony BMG).
Metallica's ninth studio album outsold Scottish rock outfit Glasvegas's self-titled Columbia debut by a third, according to Official Charts Company data. It's the second time this year that an album has reached