France Best Selling Albums Ever:
Update Part 1

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Let’s go back to our first love! During the first quarter of 2016, we went on to define the best selling albums of all-time in France. As many as 168 artist albums entered that countdown covering all million selling LPs. In order to be Continue reading “France Best Selling Albums Ever: Update Part 1”

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”

CSPC: Frozen OST Popularity Analysis

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Winter is coming. No, it isn’t about the release of Game Of Thrones seventh season, you will have to wait a few more months for that. Every year, the week of Thanksgiving / Black Friday combo is regarded as the starting point of the so much anticipated holiday season. That part of the year strongly impacts our cultural environment. All Medias turn on their Christmas program lists from November. Music is no Continue reading “CSPC: Frozen OST Popularity Analysis”

Understanding: Music Clubs #2 – The Eagles, Mariah Carey

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Here we go again! After establishing the main specificities of Music Clubs and presenting a couple of examples, it is time to go deeper Continue reading “Understanding: Music Clubs #2 – The Eagles, Mariah Carey”

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”

Understanding: Japanese Album Sales

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There’s still plenty of work to be done on France Album Sales and CSPC Analysis categories. This being said, it is now time to introduce a new Master Series, the Continue reading “Understanding: Japanese Album Sales”

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 Album Sales: Madonna

Madonna Drawing

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 Album Sales: Whitney Houston

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Although her debut album was released in early 1985 in the US, it has been exactly 30 years this month since Whitney Houston first debuted in Continue reading “France Album Sales: Whitney Houston”