Billboard: Universal, X5 Create Digital Compilation Business

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Universal Music Group and the Stockholm-based digital music company X5 Music Group have launched a partnership to produce digital compilation albums from the catalogs of Universal’s Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Verve and Blue Note Records labels. Under the title of U5, the company will create and release more than 50 digital albums per month. The first… Read more »

X5 scores another successful campaign with Amazon US

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During the month of July we ran a campaign with Amazon MP3 in the US around a couple of new classical releases from our very popular “The 99 Most Essential” series. The campaign resulted in a chart peak by the end of the month with no less than the 17 first albums on Amazon MP3’s… Read more »

"The 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music" climbs to the no.1 spot on the classical Billboard chart in the US

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The X5 produced digital only album “The 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music” by London Philharmonic Orchestra currently holds the number 1 position this week on the classical Billboard chart in the US. The digital only album is a new, cohesive production of the fifty most famous and beloved classical pieces. The album was recorded… Read more »

“The 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music” climbs to the no.1 spot on the classical Billboard chart in the US

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The X5 produced digital only album “The 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music” by London Philharmonic Orchestra currently holds the number 1 position this week on the classical Billboard chart in the US. The digital only album is a new, cohesive production of the fifty most famous and beloved classical pieces. The album was recorded… Read more »

X5 hits another Billboard top 40

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X5 and Amazon cooperated in another successful campaign in the Amazon MP3 stores in both the US and the UK, which led to a second placement at the American Top 40 Billboard List in 2009 for X5. The album ”The 99 Most Essential Mozart Masterpieces” hit the 34th spot at the list and the album… Read more »

X5 hits another Billboard top 40

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X5 and Amazon cooperated in another successful campaign in the Amazon MP3 stores in both the US and the UK, which led to a second placement at the American Top 40 Billboard List in 2009 for X5. The album “The 99 Most Essential Mozart Masterpieces” hit the 34th spot at the list and the album… Read more »

X5 hits Billboard Top 200 once again

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X5 has once again entered the Billboard Top 200 album chart in the US, this time with ”The 99 Most Essential Vivaldi Masterpieces”. A very successful promotion with AmazonMP3.com, marketed via Facebook and a number of other websites made the album enter at no 107 this week. This is the ninth X5 album entering Billboard’s… Read more »

X5 Music Group is the top newcomer on the U.S. Billboard list

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The album “The 99 Most Essential Beethoven Masterpieces” went straight to the 29th spot on Billboard Top 200. The album was number one on the Amazon Chart during the holidays which resulted in a top 30 position on the U.S. Billboard 200 and a 2nd place on the American Digital Chart.