CSPC: AC/DC Popularity Analysis

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AC/DC, the Thunder from Down Under, were formed in Sydney, Australia, in 1973 by Malcolm Young and his schoolboy Continue reading “CSPC: AC/DC Popularity Analysis”

Official Global Top Sellers of 2004 – with Sales

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The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has been providing a delightful annual ranking of top album sellers since 2001. Despite them having been leakedfor some years, actual sales figures weren’t included. What if I was to say, I have my hands on the sales figures for 2004’s Top 20?  Continue reading “Official Global Top Sellers of 2004 – with Sales”

Norway – Year-End Album Chart 1995 – with Sales

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For more than two years now I have been explaining to you the mechanics of the music industry. We can’t analyse without Continue reading “Norway – Year-End Album Chart 1995 – with Sales”

CSPC: Avril Lavigne Popularity Analysis

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In 2002 Avril Lavigne took the music scene by storm with her debut album Let Go. Unlike the remaining teen pop stars, her sound involved rock elements which didn’t stop her from becoming one of the main Continue reading “CSPC: Avril Lavigne Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Justin Timberlake Popularity Analysis

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It was supposed to be his time. Over a period of two months Justin Timberlake starred in Woody Allen‘s latest film, released his fifth solo album Man of the Woods plus two singles, and performed at the Superbowl. Too good to be Continue reading “CSPC: Justin Timberlake Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: NSYNC Popularity Analysis

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At the turn of the millennium three teen acts were huge in the US, the Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears and NSYNC. The latter is the only one we haven’t study so far. It took 15 years and Adele to break their Continue reading “CSPC: NSYNC Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Elton John Popularity Analysis

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It’s not necessary to believe that the freshly announced Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour is the last Elton John will ever do. After all, it’s a basic marketing trick. Michael Jackson, Cher and John himself announced on numerous occassions a final tour yet ended up going back on the road. What we can believe though is that the British pop star has enjoyed an incredibly successful Continue reading “CSPC: Elton John Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Kendrick Lamar Popularity Analysis

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For the second time in a row an album by Kendrick Lamar swept all four Grammy Awards in the Rap categories. He also left the party with the Best Music Video for his smash song Humble, extending his resume to 12 awards at Continue reading “CSPC: Kendrick Lamar Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Cranberries Popularity Analysis

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Even during the most hyped years of the rock band Cranberries their singer Dolores O’Riordan wasn’t known for excesses. Her death on January 15, 2018 at only 46 came as a real Continue reading “CSPC: Cranberries Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Dirty Dancing Popularity Analysis

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Up until now we have analyzed not only the Grease and High School Musical soundtracks in separate articles, Continue reading “CSPC: Dirty Dancing Popularity Analysis”