These 7 Female Artists Just Busted The Music Industry's Longstanding Sales Slump


The incredible success of “Bridesmaids” has 2011 looking like the year of the female-driven movie.

But let’s not forget about the music-business ladies.

Recent numbers show that, for the first time in seven years, music sales for the first half of the year are up.

And it’s largely thanks to the most-purchased 10 albums and tracks 2011 has yielded thus far — many of which happen to be from women.

Now check out the woman who's reinventing the cable industry.

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