CSPC Appendix: Introduction of the Orphan Album

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Nearly three months ago, I introduced to you the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept. Since, a few articles applying this concept have been published as well.

The main target of Continue reading “CSPC Appendix: Introduction of the Orphan Album”

CSPC: Rihanna Popularity Analysis

Rihanna - Discography

We started by defining the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept, then we applied it to 1975 biggest albums to understand how much the differences of catalog exploitation by labels may impact the success perception. To get the CSPC force fully up and running we now need to analyze the case of a recent artist to highlight how this revolutionary methodology enables us to compare album successes from very different eras.

To do that, the perfect example happens to be Rihanna. Why Continue reading “CSPC: Rihanna Popularity Analysis”

France Album Sales: Rihanna

Rihanna Drawing

One decade ago on May 2006, Rihanna was riding at #1 in the US for the very first time thanks to SOS hit which came out only one year after her debut hit Pon De Replay. During those 11 years, the Barbadian artist accumulated an unreal number of hits in various countries including 14 US #1s and 8 UK #1s. France is often a much harder  Continue reading “France Album Sales: Rihanna”

IFPI 2015 Year End Report Analysis

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Hi guys!

Today the IFPI had the good idea to publish their yearly music industry report. It refers to 2015 year from Continue reading “IFPI 2015 Year End Report Analysis”