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Guns N' Roses' "Sweet Child O' Mine" Becomes First '80s Music Video with 1 Billion YouTube Views

Guns N' Roses has made a habit of reaching big numbers and setting high records in ticket sales, album sales, song charts, concert attendance, and more. Now the band can proudly claim a new set of bragging rights because their video for "Sweet Child O' Mine" has become the first music video from...
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Metallica Performs To Nearly One Percent of Finland's Population

Metallica is known for playing to thousands and thousands of fans at their concerts. But during their show at Hämeenlinna, Finland, their audience tallied at 55,000 people. Although those number may seem normal for Metallica, that means that nearly 1% of Finland's total population of 5.503 million...
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Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" Is The Highest-Streamed Song of All Time

From the massive catalogue of music created throughout the 20th century, Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced that "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen is the highest-streamed song of all time. According to UMG, "Bohemian Rhapsody" has collected over 1.6 billion streams across all music streaming...
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Linkin Park's "Numb" Video Reaches Over 1 Billion Views on YouTube

Although YouTube's "Billion View Club" has been largely donimated by pop artists like Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, screamo rockers Linkin Park have been the latest music video to add a ten-digit number to its view count. Our music video for “Numb” just passed 1 BILLION views on @YouTube . Thank you...
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The Eagles Beat Michael Jackson For The Best-Selling Album of All Time

The king of pop has been dethroned. According to the Associated Press , Michael Jackson's Thriller no longer holds the mantle as the highest-selling album in history. The Eagles' 1976 album Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 has gone Platinum 38 times, which translates to over 38 million copies sold...
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Bad Wolves' "Zombie" Becomes The First Platinum Rock Song of 2018

Having a song go platinum is a big deal. But for newcomers Bad Wolves, it's a huge deal. The band announced that their cover of The Cranberries' song "Zombie" has been RIAA certified as the first platinum rock song in the US for 2018. "We would like to express our deepest gratitude to our manager...
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Guns N' Roses' "November Rain" Breaks 1 Billion Views On YouTube

Guns N' Roses have been on a killing streak ever since Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan ended their nearly two-decade-long feud back in 2016. They're closing in on grossing $500 million from their Not In This Lifetime tour according to Forbes , and they are the first '90s band with a music video...
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Dave Grohl Breaks Adele's Glastonbury Swearing Record

Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters is often dubbed "The Nicest Guy in Rock." Adele is similarly dubbed one of the nicest people in pop/soul/R&B music. And it's both coincidental that they both curse like sailors. During their recent show headlining the Glastonbury Festival in England, Grohl was...
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Nickelback's 'All The Right Reasons' Earns US Diamond Status

The Canadian rockers in Nickelback are in for some good news: their 2005 album All the Right Reasons has now officially reached diamond status in the United States by the RIAA after totalling over 10 million units. All the Right Reasons has reportedly been on the Billboard 200 top albums chart for...
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