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Eminem makes chart history!
Eminem made chart history his 8th consecutive no.1 album in the US, with his recent release of the album ‘Revival.’ The album sold 267,000 units with in the first week, considered his most political album to date. Eminem has also announced he will embark on his first tour in four years in 2018, ending 2017 on a strong note for his world-famous rapper.
Ed Sheeran steals the Christmas No.1
It comes as no surprise that Ed Sheeran ends the year as he started it, dominating the charts with his best-selling album ‘Divide.’ Ed Sheeran’s collaboration with Beyonce on the hit ‘Perfect’ ensured that he would not budge from the top of the charts, despite Eminem’s ‘River’ putting up quite the fight. On his achievement, Ed Sheeran said, “This is an actual dream come true and I’m very proud and happy.”
Paul McCartney’s tour success continues to build
The Beatles star, Paul McCartney has toured around the world with his ‘One on One tour’ that has achieved both commercial and critical success. Recently announced, Paul McCartney’s tour earned $132 million in 2017 – topping Billboards Hot Tours chart for the end of this year. The tour sold over 907,610 tickets over 37 concerts, and Paul McCartney is yet to return to perform in the UK. Watch this space.
JAY-Z released a new music video
Beyonce and Jay Z are not known for doing things in halves, and earlier this day was no different. Jay Z released a brand-new music video entitled ‘Family Feud’ which was debuted on his Instagram, to feature his kids and Beyonce herself. Said to be about more than the infidelity controversy in their relationship, could this mean we should expect more music from Jay Z and Beyonce in 2018?