CSPC: Macklemore (& Ryan Lewis) Popularity Analysis

Macklemore on Chase Jarvis Live

Macklemore  is special. How many artists can claim multiple Hot 100 #1 hits while building their entire career by themselves? Actually, he is the one. After a dozen  years trying to step up into the music business his album

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CSPC: Rihanna Popularity Analysis

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The ultimate hit machine. Since she began her career in 2005 the Barbarian superstar Rihanna has been stacking hit records the same way Cristiano Ronaldo stacks goals. Breaking records for more than 10 years in a row isn’t a Continue reading “CSPC: Rihanna Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Renaud Popularity Analysis

Mon oeil, ou corrida, non merci!!

Nobody would seriously expect a 65 year old singer to register the best selling album of the year with fresh new material in any given relevant market. However, the French singer Renaud did just that in 2016 in his native country. Even ferocious competition from Céline Dion Continue reading “CSPC: Renaud Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Queen Popularity Analysis

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Bohemian Rhapsody, Don’t Stop Me Now, Under Pressure, I Want to Break Free, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Another One Bites the Dust, etc. the list of songs by Queen speaks for itself. The Freddie Mercury-led band from London, UK, shook Continue reading “CSPC: Queen Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Data Collector

It has been 19 months since I introduced to you the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept, nicknamed CSPC, in March 2016. During this timeframe I, with the precious help of Hernan Lopez and Anthony Blanchard, studied 69 artists, 639 albums plus countless singles and stand-alone tracks worth a gigantic 6,5 billion Continue reading “CSPC: Data Collector”

CSPC: Bruno Mars Popularity Analysis

Bruno Mars

With only 3 albums, none of which ever made the Top 3 inside the annual list of global top sellers as published by the IFPI, one wouldn’t expect wonders by Bruno Mars‘ records sales. However, that expectation would be very Continue reading “CSPC: Bruno Mars Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: P!nk Popularity Analysis

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One decade ago she needed to scream to the world that she wasn’t dead. Right now, she is more alive than ever. P!nk is back in great fashion with her 7th album, Beautiful Trauma. The song What About Us seems to continue her string of Continue reading “CSPC: P!nk Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Sam Smith Popularity Analysis

Sam Smith

After nearly two years of boring release schedules, the fourth quarter of 2017 appears to be a very promising one. A lot of solid acts are releasing new albums at the moment, but the ones everyone are waiting for are Eminem and Taylor Swift. The one who may emerge as the dark horse to dominate this Christmas season is none other than Sam Smith. At 25, the British singer faces a difficult task Continue reading “CSPC: Sam Smith Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Foo Fighters Popularity Analysis

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In 1995 a new alternative rock band emerged, the Foo Fighters. The curiosity came from the fact its singer was none other than Dave Grohl, the former drummer of Nirvana, a band suddenly no longer after the passing Continue reading “CSPC: Foo Fighters Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Taylor Swift Popularity Analysis

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With only five weeks to go before the release of the massively anticipated album Reputation, the new effort from the American country star turned global pop phenomenon, Taylor Swift. During her last 1989 era, she was the flagship of Continue reading “CSPC: Taylor Swift Popularity Analysis”