Among all classic rock bands, U2 has a pretty unique position for several reasons. Unlike most other bands that welcomed various members during their career, their Continue reading “France Album Sales: U2”
Here comes a new piece of the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept! After focusing on several female superstars, I’ll be switching gears to a cult Rock band now, Guns N’ Roses.
Considering the huge Continue reading “CSPC: Guns N’ Roses Popularity Analysis”
Nearly three months ago, I introduced to you the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept. Since, a few articles applying this concept have been published as well.
The main target of Continue reading “CSPC Appendix: Introduction of the Orphan Album”
Obviously, the most albums an artist released, the most interesting it gets to study his discography. Bruno Mars is up to two albums only but his success has been so Continue reading “France Album Sales: Bruno Mars”
While recent years have been difficult for American singer Britney Spears, she is still the biggest selling artist under 40, as believe it or not she is still only 34. Some younger acts are chasing her strongly – Hello Adele – but sales Britney Spears achieved will remain massive nevertheless. If her comeback is Continue reading “France Album Sales: Britney Spears”
After a couple of successful albums released only in Australia, cult hard rock band AC/DC issued their first international album 40 years ago, May 1976 album High Voltage, which packaged together songs from their first two local records. From beginners to one of the Continue reading “France Album Sales: AC/DC”
Some 15 years ago in June 2001, four artists were having a #1 single in both the US and the UK. Those four artists were Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya and P!nk, thanks to their hit Lady Marmalade. The first three of them all had #1 or #2 hits before that song and each had from 7 to 9 Hot 100 singles. The weakest of them, believe it or not, was Continue reading “France Album Sales: P!nk”
We started by defining the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept, then we applied it to 1975 biggest albums to understand how much the differences of catalog exploitation by labels may impact the success perception. To get the CSPC force fully up and running we now need to analyze the case of a recent artist to highlight how this revolutionary methodology enables us to compare album successes from very different eras.
To do that, the perfect example happens to be Rihanna. Why Continue reading “CSPC: Rihanna Popularity Analysis”
If you wonder who’s the biggest selling act worldwide that emerged in the last 20 years, the answer is Eminem. During the peak of the music industry in 1999-2002, the American rapper was Continue reading “France Album Sales: Eminem”