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Stacking Up Sales

June 26, 1998

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

Latest Week

Albums: 13.1

Singles: 2.4

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Week Ago

Albums: 12.4

Singles: 2.5

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Year Ago

Albums: 10.9

Singles: 2.8

Atop the Charts

Weekly and year-to-date record company market share as of June 21, based on current albums sold. This is an indicator of music company performance. Figures do not include catalog sales.

Market Share

Distributor: WEA

Latest week: 20.6%

Year to date: 17.1%

Top-selling album: City of Angels

Artist: Soundtrack

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Distributor: EMD

Latest week: 15.4%

Year to date: 14.8%

Top-selling album: MP Da Last Don

Artist: Master P

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Distributor: Sony

Latest week: 14.5%

Year to date: 19.0%

Top-selling album: Godzilla

Artist: Soundtrack

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Distributor: BMG

Latest week: 12.8%

Year to date: 13.9%

Top-selling album: Backstreet Boys

Artist: Backstreet Boys

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Distributor: PolyGram

Latest week: 12.6%

Year to date: 11.1%

Top-selling album: Come on Over

Artist: Shania Twain

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Distributor: Universal

Latest week: 11.0%

Year to date: 11.0%

Top-selling album: Bulworth

Artist: Soundtrack

Source: SoundScan

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