Ariana Grande surprised the US music industry in September 2013 when her debut album Yours Truly entered the charts directly at #1. By then she was already a celebrity, but as an actress thanks to her role in TV sitcom Victorious. She has continued to grow album after album since this perfect transition. It’s time to review the first part of her career now that Continue reading “CSPC: Ariana Grande Popularity Analysis”
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)”
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”
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”
Some 20 years ago, when divas were everywhere, Canadians were dominating the music industry with the likes of Celine Dion, Shania Twain and Alanis Morissette. Nowadays, streaming beasts are the real deal. The type of act and the way of music consumption changed, but Canadians are still doing it best. If Justin Bieber and Drake are the two best known current stars from the country, The Weeknd has very little Continue reading “CSPC: The Weeknd Popularity Analysis”
While Beyonce just ended to drop the not-so-unexpected new album Lemonade, it is about time to review her discography performances in France. Just like Coldplay, she is pretty much in the middle of the road. She is too young to put her along with legendary Divas like Celine Dion, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston or Barbra Streisand. She is too old to feature with among the young generation a la Continue reading “France Album Sales: Beyonce”