France Album Sales: Whitney Houston

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Although her debut album was released in early 1985 in the US, it has been exactly 30 years this month since Whitney Houston first debuted in Continue reading “France Album Sales: Whitney Houston”

France Album Sales: Beyonce

Beyonce

While Beyonce just ended to drop the not-so-unexpected new album Lemonade, it is about time to review her discography performances in France. Just like Coldplay, she is pretty much in the middle of the road. She is too young to put her along with legendary Divas like Celine Dion, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston or Barbra Streisand. She is too old to feature with among the young generation a la Continue reading “France Album Sales: Beyonce”

France Album Sales: Prince

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During the last few months we lost various popular musicians including Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver), Lemmy (Motörhead), David Bowie, Glenn Frey (The Eagles), Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane), Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire).

I followed closely the news and the impact of Continue reading “France Album Sales: Prince”

France Album Sales: Coldplay

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How do we classify Coldplay? They are too young to put them among the Classic Rock Bands group with the likes The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Queen or Led Zeppelin. They are too old to feature with among the young generation a la Continue reading “France Album Sales: Coldplay”

France Album Sales: Sade

Sade en Chile

While compiling the 168 million selling albums in France – and there is still a couple of them being studied for potential inclusion – one album missing was Sade debut album Diamond Life. Often quoted among the very best selling albums ever in
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France Album Sales: Renaud

Renaud, french singer

This week one of the Top 10 best selling albums artist of all-time in France, Renaud, released his 16th album, Toujours Debout. Despite an awful Continue reading “France Album Sales: Renaud”

IFPI 2015 Year End Report Analysis

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Hi guys!

Today the IFPI had the good idea to publish their yearly music industry report. It refers to 2015 year from Continue reading “IFPI 2015 Year End Report Analysis”

Streaming World: Beatles results analysis

Iceland got its own Abbey Road.

Do you remember what you got as a Christmas present a few months ago? The gift EMI brought to Beatles fans was the availability of their catalog on streaming platforms. The following days various Medias dropped articles about Continue reading “Streaming World: Beatles results analysis”