Mikey Mouse and Arithmetic, The status of the recording industry, Madonna becomes top grossing touring solo artist, New extras from The Hunger Games
Quote of the Day:
“Arithmetic Is Being Able To Count Up To Twenty Without Taking Off Your Shoes.”
Definitely worth the read! Did you know that Vinyl sales ($320 million) generated more revenue than ad-supported streaming ($295 million) last year? Billboard has some great stats regarding the current state of the recording industry.
Following the close of Madonna’s Rebel Heart Tour this past week in Sydney, Australia, Madonna is the Top Grossing Touring Solo Artist in the history of Billboard Boxscore with over $1.31 billion in ticket sales sold over the course of her career. Madonna is also the third top grossing touring act (behind The Rolling Stones and U2) since tracking began in 1990.
Following the home entertainment release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, Lionsgate has posted clips from the bonus features to give you a taste of what to expect. Additionally, fans can now re-live Katniss’s journey from the very beginning in The Hunger Games Complete 4-Film Collection arriving for the first time ever today on Blu-ray/DVD. Check out:
6:45pm CST – The Parent Trap (Freeform)
Remake of the 1961 Disney comedy about separated identical twins who meet at camp, change places and hatch a plot to reunite their divorced parents. In this version, one twin is from California and the other is from London. Lindsay Lohan makes her film debut as twins Hallie and Annie.
7pm CST – American Idol: Top 4 Perform (FOX)
The Top 4 finalists perform.
7pm CST – Hop (Disney Channel)
A slacker named Fred (James Marsden) adopts a rabbit (voiced by Russell Brand) that jumps in front of his car, and it turns out this particular creature is next in line to become the Easter Bunny and doesn’t want the job. In time, the animal inspires Fred to take charge of his life and save Easter for everyone.
7pm CST – Open Season 3 (Nickelodeon)
Crispin Glover lends his voice to this animated adventure, in which Boog the bear decides to switch places with a look-alike in a Russian circus, forcing his buddies to save him before he’s shipped overseas.
7pm CST – Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (VH1)
Flamboyant seafarer Jack Sparrow is lured onto Blackbeard’s ship by an enigmatic siren and forced to seek out the Fountain of Youth. With shambling zombies on deck and gorgeous mermaids beckoning sailors into the icy waters below, Sparrow has his work cut out for him.
7pm CST – The Spy Who Love Me (BBC)
James Bond goes underwater to foil a maniacal shipping tycoon who has been seizing nuclear subs in a bid to hold New York City hostage.
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