France Album Sales: M. Pokora

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Back in 2003. It has now been two years since reality TV stormed into French Medias environment. Apart from the pure voyeurism shows, a branch of music-axed programs also quickly appeared led by TF1 gigantic show Star Academy and M6 channel famous Popstars. As successful as they may have been at some point, most singers revealed by those shows are now relics from the past. Most but not M. Pokora who’s now  Continue reading “France Album Sales: M. Pokora”

CSPC: Sales & Formulas Fixing Log

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Being relevant is tough, remaining relevant is harder. It requires to put into question your own work, your own input. Unofficial websites like Mediatraffic as well as official ones including the British Official Charts Company have been slowly but surely losing relevancy due to their struggle in admitting their past mistakes. At Chartmasters.org, our inflexible objective of highlighting accuracy results into Continue reading “CSPC: Sales & Formulas Fixing Log”

CSPC: Janet Jackson Popularity Analysis

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You have been numerous voting at Chartmasters.org for your favorite artist to be studied with the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept. The promise was that artists winning each category would be covered within’ a few weeks. On political campaigns, commitments aren’t always completed but our site is fully aiming to respect them! Among artists with a mid-sized discography, Janet Jackson received half of the votes – 297 out of 592 as of now – the highest Continue reading “CSPC: Janet Jackson Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Bee Gees Popularity Analysis

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Years in 7 are synonymous of anniversaries. No, I’m not talking about the Beatles cult Sgt Pepper’s which is turning 50 soon and getting a much talked reissue. Today we will be speaking about one of the biggest pop bands of all-time that came to prominence 40 years ago in the middle of the disco bonanza, the Continue reading “CSPC: Bee Gees Popularity Analysis”

France best selling albums ever:
25 by Adele (2015)

Recording the 26th top selling album of all-time with 21, Adele came back four years later with her third album, 25. As soon as it got published, lead single Hello resonated all around the World, France Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: 25 by Adele (2015)”

France best selling albums ever:
Femmes D’Aujourd’hui by Jeanne Mas (1986)

Just after Michael Jackson improved immensely the profile of music videos and MTV, a group of female singers came from obscurity to spotlights. The World got Madonna and Whitney Houston leading the pack. France on its side had Mylène Farmer, Patricia Kaas and Vanessa Paradis. Those are the most remembered but many others did quite well in first place and since disappeared. The biggest such flying star was undoubtedly  Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Femmes D’Aujourd’hui by Jeanne Mas (1986)”

France best selling albums ever:
La Vieille by Michel Sardou (1976)

If Medias love to create controversies over everything – and nothing -, Michel Sardou offered them a gold mine for their furious debates. No matter how doubtful his lyrics were, fact is his new 1976 album La Vieille was Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: La Vieille by Michel Sardou (1976)”

CSPC: Spice Girls Popularity Analysis

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Exactly 20 years ago, the music industry was living one of the most hyped era that ever happened. The Girls Power phenomenon was everywhere thanks to their unstoppable flagship, the iconic Spice Girls. Wannabe was concluding its run at #1 in the US, the album Spice was on its way to climb at the top too. In the UK, both this album and the single Mama / Who Do You Think You Are? were dominating, the latter being their fourth #1 hit in their native country. Less than one year before they were unknown. This was the Spice Girls – an Continue reading “CSPC: Spice Girls Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Christina Aguilera Popularity Analysis

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While watching a group of teenagers on the Mickey Mouse Club way back in 1993, nobody would have guessed that four of them, Justin TimberlakeBritney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Ryan Gosling, would be superstars two decades later. It just happened. Following the foot steps of the former which got big along with N’Sync boys band, the two blonde girls both arrived in the Pop Music scene in 1998 / 1999 with a huge #1 hit, instantly drawing attention and creating the perfect rivalry Continue reading “CSPC: Christina Aguilera Popularity Analysis”