CSPC: Bob Dylan Popularity Analysis

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Pulitzer Prize, US Presidential Medal of Freedom, French Légion D’Honneur, Spanish Principe de Asturias… only the Nobel Prize was missing to the immaculate collection of awards received by Bob Dylan. I don’t even Continue reading “CSPC: Bob Dylan Popularity Analysis”

France Album Sales: Madonna

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When you check some charts from 30 years ago, you don’t expect to see many relevant artists in 2016 on it. In May, 17, 1986, the greatest era of Madonna’s career started as Continue reading “France Album Sales: Madonna”

France best selling albums ever:
The Very Best Of by Supertramp (1990)

As every good thing has to come to an end, here is the very last article about one specific French million selling album. To close this study, we will go back to the future, more Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: The Very Best Of by Supertramp (1990)”

France best selling albums ever:
C’Est La Belle Nuit De Noël by Tino Rossi (1973)

A very interesting point about French music industry is that you will not be able to identify artists similar to Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: C’Est La Belle Nuit De Noël by Tino Rossi (1973)”

The Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept (CSPC) : Introduction

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INTRODUCTION

Hello everyone! Let me introduce this third Master Series with this few words: Facts can also lie.

Katy Perry sold more records than Dire Straits, Bon Jovi and the Guns N’ Roses. White Christmas by Bing Crosby and Candle In The Wind by Elton John are the two bestselling singles of all-time. Mariah Carey Continue reading “The Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept (CSPC) : Introduction”

France best selling albums ever:
Babacar by France Gall (1987)

Forrest Gump is the incredible journey of a person living a life reflecting perfectly the US cultural history from the 50s to the 80s. France Gall is the incredible journey of a person living a life reflecting perfectly the French music history from the 60s to the 90s. The difference? Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Babacar by France Gall (1987)”

France best selling albums ever:
Summary 1990-1999

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INTRODUCTION

It has now been one month since we entered into the 90s, I’m happy to have now complete that heavy period. An impressive total of  Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Summary 1990-1999”

France best selling albums ever:
The Very Best Of by Elton John (1990)

For a citizen of the US or the UK, it may seem hard to believe that Elton John first album to reach Platinum status in France was his studio album number Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: The Very Best Of by Elton John (1990)”

France best selling albums ever:
Ocarina by Jean-Philippe Audin & Diego Modena (1991)

The busy year 1992 was a year dominated by a few of the biggest artists ever in France including Michael Jackson, Patrick Bruel, Michel Sardou and… Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Ocarina by Jean-Philippe Audin & Diego Modena (1991)”

France best selling albums ever:
Gold by ABBA (1992)

ABBA has the perfect profile of a large selling compilation acts with so-so studio album sales along with massive singles hit. To get into blockbuster sales status, one of their compilation thus barely needs Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Gold by ABBA (1992)”