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Amoeba Music Hollywood World Music Best Sellers For 2012

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JovanottiTOP 15 WORLD MUSIC NEW RELEASE BEST SELLERS FOR 2012

1. Jovanotti - Italia 1988-2012 (CD only)
2. La Santa Cecilia - El Valor ((CD only)
3. V/A - Original Sound Of Cumbia (CD/LP)
4. Tim Maia - Nobody Can Live Forever (CD/LP)
5. Los Miticos Del Ritmo - Los Miticos Del Ritmo CD/LP)
6. Rodrigo Y Gabriela - Area 52 (CD only)
7. Cafe Tacuba - El Objecto Antes Llamado Disco (CD only)
8. Ondatropica - Ondatropica (CD/LP)
9. Chicano Batman - Joven Navegante (CD only)
10. Los Cafeteras - It’s Time (CD only)
11. Anoushka Shankar - Traveller (CD only)
12. Ana Tijoux - La Bala (CD only)
13. Jenni Rivera - La Mas Completa Collecion (CD only)
14. Yuridia - Para Mi (CD only)
15.  Carla Morrison - Dejenme Llorar (CD only)


Tim Maia TOP TEN LP SALES FOR 2012

1. Serge Gainsbourg - Histoire De Melody Nelson
2. V/A - Thai Funk Vol. 1
3. Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B.
4. Tim Maia - Nobody Can Live Forever
5. Los Miticos Del Ritmo - Los Miticos Del Ritmo
6. V/A - Remolino De Oro (currently out of print)
7. Os Mutantes - Os Mutantes (180 gram version)
8. V/A - Roots Of Chicha
9. Atomic Forest - Obsession
10. Ondatropica - Ondatropica

 

TOP TEN CATALOG SALES FOR 2012

1. Serge Gainsbourg - Histoire De Melody Nelson (CD/LP)
2. V/A - Bossa Nova And The Rise of Brazilian Music in the 1960s (CD/LP)
3. Eydie Gorme Y Los Panchos - Cantan En Español
4. Caifanes - Matenme Porque Me Muero
5. Francoise Hardy - Vogue Years
6. Lila Downs - Pecados Y Milagros
7. Calle 13 - Entren Los Que Quieran
8. Zoe - MTV Unplugged
9. Vicente Fernandez - Historia De Idolo
10. Enrique Bunbury - Licenciado Cantinas (CD/LP)

STATS:

  • 73% of the top world music sellers of 2012 are from the Latin Music section.
  • Here is the breakdown by country of the non-Latin Music releases that made the charts:
    • Italy: 1
    • France: 3
    • India: 2
    • Brazil: 3
    • Thailand: 1
  • No releases from the Cuban/Salsa, African or Arabic section made the charts this year.
  • Only one compilation made it in the top 15, three in the top LP sales and one in the catalog sales, down considerably from previous years when the charts were almost all compilations.
  • 40% of the artists in the top 15 have either done an in-store performance or have participated in Amoeba’s “What’s In My Bag?” series.
  • Of the artists that charted, only three (Serge Gainsbourg, Tim Maia and Jenni Rivera) are deceased.
  • 27% of the top 15 artists are from Los Angeles.
  • Sales of the Francoise Hardy catalog spiked 400% after the release of the film, Moonrise Kingdom

 

Jovanotti performed at Amoeba Hollywood on August 13, 2012. Watch the full set.

 

Ana Tijoux - What's In My Bag? See her full list of picks.

 

Zoe performed at Amoeba Hollywood on April 27, 2009. Watch the full set.

 

Rodrigo y Gabriela performed at Amoeba Hollywood on January 27, 2007.

 

Enrique Bunbury did a signing at & What's In My Bag? taping at Amoeba Hollywood on December 8, 2011. See his full list of picks.

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