TITLE

Blige Leads Christmas Surge; Carey Passes 50 Cent

AUTHOR(S)
Mayfield, Geoff
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Billboard;1/7/2006, Vol. 118 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news related to the music industry as of January 7, 2006. Billboard 200 queen Mary J. Blige is successful with the debut of her new album "The Breakthrough." Mariah Carey's album "The Emancipation of Mimi" overtakes 50 Cent's "The Massacre" as the best-selling album of 2005.
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19361018

 

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