France Album Sales: Rihanna

Rihanna Drawing

One decade ago on May 2006, Rihanna was riding at #1 in the US for the very first time thanks to SOS hit which came out only one year after her debut hit Pon De Replay. During those 11 years, the Barbadian artist accumulated an unreal number of hits in various countries including 14 US #1s and 8 UK #1s. France is often a much harder  Continue reading “France Album Sales: Rihanna”

France Album Sales: Celine Dion

Celine Dion blues

The Show Must Go On! Deeply impacted by tragic deaths of her lifetime husband René Angelil and one of her brothers, Celine Dion released Continue reading “France Album Sales: Celine Dion”

France Album Sales: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers Painting Anthony Kiedis

One of the biggest rock bands from 1991 to 2006, the Red Hot Chili Peppers suffered a strong dip in popularity with their last 2011 album I’m With You. In June 17 this year,  Continue reading “France Album Sales: Red Hot Chili Peppers”

France Album Sales: Madonna

Madonna Drawing

When you check some charts from 30 years ago, you don’t expect to see many relevant artists in 2016 on it. In May, 17, 1986, the greatest era of Madonna’s career started as Continue reading “France Album Sales: Madonna”

France Album Sales: Shakira

Shaki

In 1991, some 25 years ago, Colombian-born from Lebanese roots Shakira released locally her debut album Magia. Ten years later, 15 years ago, she issued her worldwide breakthrough record with Whenever, Wherever. Then, just 10 Continue reading “France Album Sales: Shakira”

CSPC Battle: 1975 Monster Rock Albums

March on the Temple

Now that we defined the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept, it is time to apply the method on a concrete example! This first clash will be a 5-way battle between some of the biggest rock acts of all-time: Pink Floyd, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith and Continue reading “CSPC Battle: 1975 Monster Rock Albums”

France Album Sales: Radiohead

DK @ Filter Party

One of the most critically acclaimed bands of all-time, Radiohead has been teasing the world last days by removing everything from their official website and social media accounts. The song Burn The Witch Continue reading “France Album Sales: Radiohead”

France Album Sales: Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Within’ a few days, on May 11, it will be the 35th anniversary of Bob Marley ultimate passing. If his status of absolute icon has never been contested since, the reggae flagship is rarely Continue reading “France Album Sales: Bob Marley”