CSPC: One Direction Popularity Analysis

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Michael Jackson, George Michael, Robbie Williams, Justin Timberlake… the tradition of a former young boy-band singer morphing into a massive pop star has a long history. Given their immense popularity during this decade, eyes are now focused on former One Direction Continue reading “CSPC: One Direction Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Wham! & George Michael Popularity Analysis

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UPDATE: Please note all figures have been updated as of May 6, 2017.

November 10 1984. US Billboard Hot 100. David Bowie hit Blue Jean was spending its last week inside the Top 10 at #8. It remains the very last time the British singer visited the top tier as a solo act. Higher on the charts at #3, Prince anthem song Purple Rain was going strong, while the album of the same name was on its 15th – out of 24 – week at #1. Still within’ that Hot 100 Top 10, George Michael in his teen group Wham! were Continue reading “CSPC: Wham! & George Michael Popularity Analysis”

Destroying Myths: Fake 10 million sellers

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When someone from the general public gets into a website regarding music charts and sales, the first thing that will strike them is how Continue reading “Destroying Myths: Fake 10 million sellers”

France Album Sales: Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey Drawing

Celine Dion, Madonna and Whitney Houston all got the France Album Sales treatment during the last few months. Among the historical Divas big five only Mariah Carey and Barbra Streisand are Continue reading “France Album Sales: Mariah Carey”

France Album Sales: U2

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Among all classic rock bands, U2 has a pretty unique position for several reasons. Unlike most other bands that welcomed various members during their career, their Continue reading “France Album Sales: U2”

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:
Best Of 1980 – 1990 by U2 (1998)

Slightly over a decade after crossing over the masses with The Joshua Tree, classic rock band U2 released a first compilation album covering Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Best Of 1980 – 1990 by U2 (1998)”