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September 25, 1997

STACKING UP SALES

Total album and single sales of CDs and cassettes for the week ended Sept. 21, compared with week-ago and year-ago levels, in millions of units sold:

Latest week:

Albums: 10.3

Singles: 2.2

Week-ago:

Albums: 10.2

Singles: 2.3

Year-ago:

Albums: 9.9

Singles: 2.3

Atop the Charts

Weekly and year-to-date record company market share as of Sept. 21, 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 Distributor week to date Top-selling album Artist WEA 21.75% 17.53% You Light Up My Life LeAnn Rimes Sony 14.73 12.16 Butterfly Mariah Carey BMG 13.83 13.96 No Way Out Puff Daddy UNI 12.70 13.76 Songbook: A Collection ... Trisha Yearwood EMD 10.79 13.47 Ghetto D Master P PolyGram 9.39 11.49 Behind the Eyes Amy Grant

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Source: SoundScan

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