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January 27, 2011 

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Cake Under-Consumed

Music sales continue to bottom out this week, as Cake's latest, "Showroom of Compassion," sets a new record as the lowest-selling No. 1 album in Nielsen SoundScan history according to Variety.

SoundScan Beefs Up

Nielsen SoundScan, the entertainment industry's data information system that tracks sales of recorded music product, has added new Digital Song Genre Reports to its service.

Sony's Secret In The Cloud

Gracenote and Omnifone used MIDEM to announce that their tech is driving the back-end of “Music Unlimited”, Sony’s new cloud digital music service designed to take on both iTunes and music streamers.

Another Sign Of The Digital Times - Plant Closing

A London-based company which makes packaging materials for CDs and DVDs says it is closing its Jacksonville plant and laying off its 80 workers there.

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