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The Times Music Index

July 30, 1998

STACKING UP SALES

Total album and single sales of CDs and cassettes for the week ended July 26, compared with week-ago and year-ago levels, in millions of units:

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Latest week:

Albums: 12.6

Singles: 1.9

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Week ago:

Albums: 12.7

Singles: 2.1

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Year ago:

Albums: 11.8

Singles: 2.6

Atop the Charts

Weekly and year-to-date record company market share as of July 26, 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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Latest Year Distributor week to date Top-selling album Artist WEA 18.2% 17.4% City of Angels Soundtrack EMD 17.6 15.0 Hello Nasty Beastie Boys Sony 17.5 18.5 Armageddon Soundtrack BMG 13.5 13.7 Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys PolyGram 10.4 11.2 Come on Over Shania Twain Universal 9.8 10.9 Bulworth Soundtrack

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Source: SoundScan

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