Music enthusiasts swear by the sound quality of vinyl over CDs, MP3s, and other files, and now it seems that younger generations are starting to see the light, with vinyl sales increasing each year as CD sales drop. This means that more young people are borrowing albums from their parents or buying their own, while those who grew up with them are perhaps dusting off their cherished collections. Before you dig through those crates to listen to your favorite throwback LP or 45-RPM single, make sure that what you’re holding isn’t worth a small fortune. Here are some records that you may have (or used to have) that are worth way more than their original sticker price.
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England’s greatest rock band holds the top spot on the all-time ranking of best-selling artists by album sales, and it looks untouchable on a bizarre list filled with a number of surprising appearances. Here are the 30 best-selling music artists of all time ranked by total album units sold in the US.
While 2016 was a bummer of a year for a whole host of reasons, no on can deny it was an awesome year for music. With blockbuster albums from established artists like Beyonce, Rihanna, Drake, and Kanye to the coming out party of Chance the Rapper, the Grammy’s (airing on CBS this Sunday), is going to be incredibly competitive. If you’re looking to get a head start on the musical festivities, we’ve collected some of the Grammy nominated albums. Take a look at what you may have missed, and get ready for what’s sure to be an impressive show on Sunday.
Fifteen years ago this week, Apple cofounder and former chief executive Steve Jobs unveiled the legendary original iPod, nine months after Apple introduced its iTunes music software. “In this whole new digital music revolution,” Jobs said during the debut ceremony. Since that day, the mobile music icon has sold millions of devices worldwide, changed the way people… View Article
Apple unveiled its latest iPhone 7 — along with a slew of other new products — at its annual Keynote event in San Francisco on Wednesday. The tech giant also revealed one of the most polarizing decisions it has made in recent history, and one that will forever likely alter the consumer audio industry. In… View Article
The Midwest Medical Examiner’s office released Prince’s autopsy results Thursday morning, revealing that the music legend died of an accidental opioid overdose after he “self-administered” the drug fentanyl. Fentanyl is a powerful opiate painkiller that is 50 times more potent than heroin and has an extremely high risk for addiction and dependence, according to the… View Article
On Tuesday Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed the company’s plans to open more brick-and-mortar retail stores and expand Amazon Prime member benefits during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. While still primarily an online retailer, Bezos promised shareholders that Amazon is “definitely going to open additional stores,” but specific details of the expansion remain unclear, including… View Article
Billboard released its annual list of the highest-paid musicians this week, which ranks how much artists made in 2015, with touring being the primary factor while album sales continue their downward trend. According to the figures, Taylor Swift was the highest-earning musician in the world last year earning a total of $73.5 million, which is nearly… View Article
It was only a few weeks ago that James Wright Chanel sang a beautiful review for Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pie on YouTube and skyrocketed into a viral sensation overnight. Not only did it cause a feeding frenzy with the pies being sold out across Walmart’s across the nation, but it caught the attention of… View Article
Justin Bieber hopes to reinvent himself with his new sound and look as he drops his latest album later this year, but when it comes to music and pop culture, it seems that Justin has a little research to do. In a recent interview with Billboard discussing his nude photo scandal, he revealed that he… View Article
Adele fans rejoiced this week when she dropped a musical bombshell on the world that new music would be released this year. After taking a four year hiatus (her last album 21 came out in 2011), Adele is returning to the music scene with her album 25. The album was teased on The X-Factor UK… View Article
‘All About That Bass’ singer Meghan Trainor has has it rough ever since launching her world tour, suffering from sickness and vocal rest that forced her to miss several concerts. However, now it seems the singer has no choice when it comes to the remaining North American leg of her tour and has had to… View Article