CSPC: Will.i.am Popularity Analysis

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For more than a year now we have been completing comprehensive career breakdowns of major artists. We have met divas, singer-songwriters, rappers, rock legends, bands, teen groups as well as pop stars. Will.i.am is different though. Most members of the general public don’t know of him. Some see him as a Black Eyed Peas member-only. Others Continue reading “CSPC: Will.i.am Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Fergie Popularity Analysis

Fergie

After Black Eyed Peas‘ victory in our poll regarding the next band to be studied, here is a little introductory gift with a study of Fergie‘s Continue reading “CSPC: Fergie Popularity Analysis”

Understanding: The Ravaging Impact of Download Sales 2004-2014

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When something dies down, there are two ways to feel about it – Rest In Peace or Good Riddance. The choice is easy while speaking about the music industry-killer from iTunes, legal downloads. They downgraded way more physical sales than they were worth by themselves. It raised many questions, such as how many copies would Rihanna‘s Good Girl Gone Bad or Katy Perry‘s Teenage Dream have sold Continue reading “Understanding: The Ravaging Impact of Download Sales 2004-2014”

CSPC: Nirvana Popularity Analysis

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Exactly one year ago I posted the fifth CSPC article. The artist studied was the cult rock band Nirvana. Some 25 years after the hype around Nevermind, their popularity is still soaring. At current pace, this album is looking to become the very best selling catalog record on Earth. How Continue reading “CSPC: Nirvana Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Bruce Springsteen Popularity Analysis

Bruce Springsteen

Among the most beloved male singers of all-time, we have one King, one Prince, one King of Pop, one Voice and then The Boss. Elvis Presley, Prince, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and Bruce Springsteen, the one we are studying today. This elite group of American icons have been the brightest stars of the music industry from the 1940s into Continue reading “CSPC: Bruce Springsteen Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Nickelback Popularity Analysis

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Returning with their ninth album Feed The Machine this month, Nickelback is one of those in-between type rock bands. Not old enough to be considered as Classic Rock, and too old to be a fresh new act, they belong to the group made up of Coldplay, Green DayLinkin Park and  Continue reading “CSPC: Nickelback Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Lorde Popularity Analysis

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Freshly returning with her sophomore effort Melodrama, Lorde stormed onto the music scene in 2013 with her ground-breaking smash song Royals. Facing the gigantic Continue reading “CSPC: Lorde Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Britney Spears Popularity Analysis (new)

Britney Spears

Nearly one year ago we were pending results of the Glory album. We wondered if it would be able to positively reverse the ongoing trend of Britney Spears‘ career. Although the answer appears to be Continue reading “CSPC: Britney Spears Popularity Analysis (new)”

CSPC: Pink Floyd Popularity Analysis

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Since 1973, one part of the Moon has been shaking the entire World. The British band Pink Floyd are the ones responsible for this event, and nearly half a century later they are still producing new music as Is This the Life We Really Want?, the first studio album by founding member Roger Waters in Continue reading “CSPC: Pink Floyd Popularity Analysis”