Monday, 30 December 2013

Significant Events in the music industry (Part 3)

                                       Some Key Facts About Bad Boy Records

The first studio album to 
top the chart for group
The female vocal group Danity Kane, signed to Bad Boy Records, became the first female group in Billboard history to debut all their albums at the top of the Billboard Hot 200 Albums Chart in succession.

The group’s debut self- titled album reached the number-one spot week-ending 3rd September 2006 (2 weeks). The album was certified platinum according RIAA for one million plus copies sold in America.

A single from the album entitled “Show Stopper” obtained gold certification by RIAA for one million plus copies sold.
 “Welcome To The Dollhouse” became the group's second consecutive album to debut at number-one on the
The second studio 
album to the Billboard
Top 200 Albums Chart
Billboard Top 200 Albums chart week-ending 5th April 2008.
 The group achieved further success with their recording project with a platinum certified single called “Damaged” for two million plus copies sold in North America.

The following week ending 12th April 2008 the group Day26, a male vocal group and also a recording act on Bad Boy Records debuted at number-one on the Billboard Hot 200 Albums Chart (1week) making it the third number one album from Making The Band winners.
Self title album "Day26" became
the third studio album released
by Bad Boy Records to top the
Billboard Hot 200 Albums Chart

in the new Century.

                                          Researched and compiled by               
                                         Mr K Tomlin Music Historian                   
                                                        ©RCM Music/Signaturesoundsonline2013 

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Kevin Tomlin has over 34 years of teaching experience in Jamaica, England and America, including 15 years teaching music history of black origin and visual art in South Florida, U.S.A., through Arts in Education. Tomlin created special training programmes and workshops for music teachers in South Florida schools, using music history as the foundation, to build exciting programmes of study and support materials for education professionals. Since 2000, he’s taught music history, geography, religious education, history, visual arts and performing arts at schools in Hertfordshire and Essex, at both primary and secondary levels. He conducts research and provides consultancy services for multi-media organisations, schools, recording artists, cultural and faith-based groups and entertainment professionals.

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