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Are Digital Singles a One-Hit Wonder?

Is the hit single back? Consumers, propelled by the ease of buying digital songs piecemeal, have increasingly decided that the single unit of music is their unit of choice.

Taylor Swift, Susan Boyle Are 2009's Top Sellers

Susan Boyle's debut album on Sony's Sony Music Entertainment, I Dreamed A Dream, is now in its sixth week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, to become 2009's no. 2 top-selling album, after Taylor Swift's Fearless, from Vivendi's Universal Music Group. The Boyle-Swift horserace provided a bittersweet victory for the music industry, which stayed in the doldrums in 2009.