During that investigation, several Sony/BMG promotion department memos became public: “Please be advised that in this week’s Jennifer Lopez Top 40 Spin Increase of 236 we bought approximately 63 spins at a cost of $3 600.” “Please be advised that in this week’s Good Charlotte Top 40 Spin Increase of 61, we bought approximately 250 […]

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