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The Times Music Index

Stacking Up Sales

August 04, 1995

Total album and single sales of CDs and cassettes for the week ended July 30, compared to week-ago and year-ago levels, in millions of units sold:

Latest week

Albums: 10.6

Singles: 2.0

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Week ago

Albums: 10.9

Singles: 2.1

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Year ago

Albums: 11.2

Singles: 2.0

Atop the Charts

Year-to-date record company market share as of July 30, based on units sold. This is an indicator of music company performance.

MARKET SHARE *--*

Total Top-selling Rank Distributor share Albums Singles album 1 WEA 22.04% 22.27% 20.68% East Eternal 2 PolyGram 14.18 13.46 18.53 Woman in Me 3 Sony 13.33 13.66 11.33 HIStory 4 BMG 12.19 10.45 22.77 CrazySexyCool 5 UNI 10.02 10.43 7.51 Show ... 6 CEMA 8.73 9.10 6.46 Dreaming of You

Rank Artist 1 Bone Thugs N Harmony 2 Shania Twain 3 Michael Jackson 4 TLC 5 Jodeci 6 Selena

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Source: SoundScan Inc.

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