Official Global Top Sellers of 2004 – with Sales

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The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has been providing a delightful annual ranking of top album sellers since 2001. Despite them having been leakedfor some years, actual sales figures weren’t included. What if I was to say, I have my hands on the sales figures for 2004’s Top 20?  Continue reading “Official Global Top Sellers of 2004 – with Sales”

CSPC: Justin Timberlake Popularity Analysis

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It was supposed to be his time. Over a period of two months Justin Timberlake starred in Woody Allen‘s latest film, released his fifth solo album Man of the Woods plus two singles, and performed at the Superbowl. Too good to be Continue reading “CSPC: Justin Timberlake Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Kendrick Lamar Popularity Analysis

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For the second time in a row an album by Kendrick Lamar swept all four Grammy Awards in the Rap categories. He also left the party with the Best Music Video for his smash song Humble, extending his resume to 12 awards at Continue reading “CSPC: Kendrick Lamar Popularity Analysis”

Data Collector – Biggest Digital Singles Sellers

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One week ago, the CSPC analysis of Ed Sheeran has been published. We saw that he makes wonders in several formats, including digital sales. How big is his success compared to the like Rihanna, Eminem or Drake? You will find the answer in the list below!

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CSPC: Ed Sheeran Popularity Analysis

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2017 was his year. The last singer who crushed worldwide charts in the same way Ed Sheeran did last year was  Continue reading “CSPC: Ed Sheeran Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Johnny Hallyday Popularity Analysis

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The French Elvis. That is how Johnny Hallyday has been described by media sources all over the World after his passing on December 5. This comparison falls short of highlighting how hugely popular the French singer has been in his native country as not even Elvis Presley‘s catalog is Continue reading “CSPC: Johnny Hallyday Popularity Analysis”

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”

Understanding: The Impact of Streaming versus yourself

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I know you wonder what you are doing here. If you will change your behavior, that’s most likely not me who’s going to tell you that. Well, I still will. Choices do not need to be conscious to happen. Streaming creates different dynamics, a different way to live music experiences. When deciding which artist you go after, your choice may not be the same if you are on a retailer or logged intoSpotify.

In fact, there wasn’t only one reason to buy an album. Not all purchases had the same purpose Continue reading “Understanding: The Impact of Streaming versus yourself”