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Company Town | The Times Music Index

May 29, 1997

STACKING UP SALES

Total album and single sales of CDs and cassettes for the week ended May 25, compared with week-ago and year-ago levels, in millions of units sold:

Latest week:

Albums: 10.2

Singles: 2.4

Week-ago:

Albums: 10.0

Singles: 2.5

Year-ago:

Albums: 9.7

Singles: 2.3

Atop the Charts

Weekly and year-to-date record company market share as of May 25, based on current albums sold. This is an indicator of music company performance. Figures do not include catalog sales.

MARKET SHARE

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This Year to Top-selling Distributor week date album Artist EMD 17.0 13.7 Spice Spice Girls BMG 13.8 13.2 Butterfly Kisses Bob Carlisle UNI 13.7 14.9 Carry Your Love With Me George Strait WEA 13.6 17.1 Space Jam Soundtrack Various Sony 12.4 11.7 Hour Glass James Taylor PolyGram 11.7 11.8 Middle of Nowhere Hanson Independents 18.5 17.7

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Source: SoundScan

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