CSPC: Whitney Houston Popularity Analysis

Whitney Houston

On February 11, 2012, a news saddened millions of people – the death of legendary diva Whitney Houston. The one that used to be recognized for her pure voice and image faced the Continue reading “CSPC: Whitney Houston Popularity Analysis”

France Best Selling Albums Ever:
Update Part 6 (41-21)

France

Bigger and bigger. Having completed already 2016 sales of 127 albums out of the 168 million sellers, we get into the Top 40 territory – plus Continue reading “France Best Selling Albums Ever: Update Part 6 (41-21)”

CSPC: Wham! & George Michael Popularity Analysis

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November 10 1984, US Billboard Hot 100. David Bowie hit Blue Jean was living his 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 charts at #3, Prince anthem song Purple Rain help 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 teen group Wham! was Continue reading “CSPC: Wham! & George Michael Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: The Rolling Stones Popularity Analysis

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How many things will change in your life within’ a 52 years span? An awful lot for sure. Even if you keep the same job all along, you will be retired before doing it for so long. Some things last that much though. The Eiffel Tower is still in Paris. Soccer is still the most popular sport. European unions are still alive. The Rolling Stones Continue reading “CSPC: The Rolling Stones Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Bon Jovi Popularity Analysis

BON JOVI

In music culture, there is very few categories of artists that encapsulate them all. You have classical acts, vocal acts, teen acts, entertainers and then singer-songwriters. This act type category will dictate the way an artist sells way more than its music genre. Then you have Bon Jovi, a Continue reading “CSPC: Bon Jovi Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: ABBA Popularity Analysis

ABBA

There is so many things to say about ABBA that it is hard to know where to start. Pretty much every single article about the cult Swedish band contains at least one myth about the band and its success. Even Continue reading “CSPC: ABBA Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Up To Date Rankings & Summary

Self Analysis

It has been seven months since I introduced to you the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept, nicknamed CSPC. With Maroon 5 analysis posting, we are up to 25 such in-depth artist studies. It is time for those acts to clash  Continue reading “CSPC: Up To Date Rankings & Summary”

CSPC: Billy Joel Popularity Analysis

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A lot of things can be said about Billy Joel to start our new CSPC analysis. We can start by saying that his last proper studio album, not counting his  Continue reading “CSPC: Billy Joel Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Celine Dion Popularity Analysis

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Within’ a few weeks Celine Dion will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of her debut album. So deep into a career, the norm is to exploit the existing catalog. The Quebec superstar is still Continue reading “CSPC: Celine Dion Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: U2 Popularity Analysis

U2

U2 are without any doubt one of the biggest groups of all time after almost 4 decades together. They are a great study case as they have been pretty much the greatest selling band ever since they formed.

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