Data collector – Biggest CSPC Albums of the 2010s

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A few days ago, articles about Ariana Grande and Selena Gomez have been published. They are some of the most followed singers of the current decade, so we have decided to add in the Data Collector the list of the most succesfull albums of 2010’s. Do their albums rank among biggest of this decade? Continue reading “Data collector – Biggest CSPC Albums of the 2010s”

Flashback Chart – When 4 females were simultaneously #1 in the UK

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The history will remind that Kendrick Lamar‘s Damn was the most successful album of 2017 in the US. Obviously, it isn’t the top LP since January, but it does lead the list from from late-November 2016 to mid-November 2017 which is what matters for Billboard’s Year-End ahead of Bruno Mars. Maybe more surprising than the #1 is the complete absence of female Continue reading “Flashback Chart – When 4 females were simultaneously #1 in the UK”

Rubbish Alert: the childish drama of Hits Daily Double

Rubbish

It starts with some random feelings. It then morphs into a lie. Uneducated people hear about it and make up conspiracy theories. It all ends up a huge mess that creates a myth. This scenario happens day in day out. I can’t point out all of them, but at least when I read rubbish about charts and sales I can try to block it before it propagates all over the web. The last master in making up lies to get into the spotlight is the website Hits Daily Double. Continue reading “Rubbish Alert: the childish drama of Hits Daily Double”

Understanding: The Impact of Streaming versus your Fave Artist (& his label)

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Living species always need to adapt to their context in order to survive. For businesses, the situation is no different. As streaming is fully changing the music industry, its actors, both the labels as well as the artists need to update their way of building their careers in order to stay relevant. Which adjustments do they need to do? Can all artists react positively or are some of them poised to fallinto obscurity?

As we pointed out inside the first part of this set of 3 articles, the Media which links the music industry to the general public, is fast transitioning from Continue reading “Understanding: The Impact of Streaming versus your Fave Artist (& his label)”

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: Usher Popularity Analysis

Usher

At the turn of the millennium, Eminem was dominating the rap music scene and Robbie Williams the Pop stage. The biggest male singer from the R&B World was Usher. The fame of this latter singer reached unseen Continue reading “CSPC: Usher Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Madonna Popularity Analysis

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The Queen of Pop. Madonna is widely recognized as the biggest female star of all-time. As you know if you have been following Chartmasters.org for long, we created the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept in order to validate or not those Continue reading “CSPC: Madonna 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”