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Adele tops 2011 US albums chart with 5.82m sales

Nielsen SoundScan has published its end-of-year charts for 2011, with Adele sitting proudly atop both the album and singles lists
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Nielsen study reveals why people friend (and unfriend) on Facebook

Today's most shocking story comes from a piece of research from Nielsen subsidiary NM Incite.
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Nielsen hails ‘Generation App’ as US 25-34 year-olds flock to smartphones

Market research firm Nielsen has published a report claiming that 62% of 25-34 year-old US mobile users now own a smartphone, compared to 43% for mobile users of all ages there.
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Nielsen hails ‘Generation App’ as US 25-34 year-olds flock to smartphones

Market research firm Nielsen has published a report claiming that 62% of 25-34 year-old US mobile users now own a smartphone, compared to 43% for mobile users of all ages there.
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More smartphones being sold in the US than feature phones

55% of new phones bought in the last three months in the US were smartphones - the first quarter in which they have been ahead of traditional 'feature phones'. That's according to research by Nielsen, which has also published...
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Nielsen outlines US music growth, as UMG reveals decline

The Nielsen Company has injected a positive note into the industry debate around recorded music sales, by claiming that overall sales are UP 1.6% in the US so far in 2011. While physical sales are down...
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Music Ally Report : A Plateau On The Horizon?

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US download sales flatten

US digital download sales have reached a plateau, according to a new report from Nielsen Research. 630m digital tracks were bought in the first six months of this year, which is equal to sales for the same period last year....
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British over-50s getting online in numbers

New research from Nielsen subsidiary UKOM claims that of the 1.9 million new Brits using the internet last year, one million were over 50 years old.
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Music lags behind on smartphones

New stats from Nielsen suggest that one in four US mobile phone owners now have a smartphone, but music-based activities such as streaming music, downloading ringtones and downloading full tracks fall a long way down a user's...
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iPhone gaining ground in US

According to new figures from Nielsen, Apple's iPhone is closing in on rival BlackBerry in terms of US ownership, gaining two percentage points to reach a 28% market share compared to BlackBerry's 35% share.
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Nielsen stats reveal fall in blockbuster albums

Billboard has a bunch of details from Nielsen SoundScan's presentation at the NARM conference, which had some worrying stats for the music industry. Just 12 albums released in 2009 sold more than one million units last year...