France best selling albums ever:
Summary 1980-1989

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INTRODUCTION

After more than two weeks travelling over the 80s, the period is now complete. With the severe market crisis Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Summary 1980-1989”

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:
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:
Happy Nation by Ace Of Base (1993)

During the first half of the 90s, singles charts were flooded by Eurodance tracks. Not much of acts of this kind achieved success in the albums side, not much except Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Happy Nation by Ace Of Base (1993)”

France best selling albums ever:
Music Box by Mariah Carey (1993)

I would be lying if I tell you Mariah Carey  was well known in France when Music Box was released in 1993. She was pretty much the Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Music Box by Mariah Carey (1993)”

France best selling albums ever:
D’Eux by Celine Dion (1995)

Celine Dion struggled to sell records in France. Yes, for real. Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: D’Eux by Celine Dion (1995)”

France best selling albums ever:
Juste Avant by Patrick Bruel (1999)

By 1993, Patrick Bruel held the highest selling French album of all-time with his 1989 release Alors Regarde. As it often happens with such a sudden and disproportionate success, the singer suffered Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Juste Avant by Patrick Bruel (1999)”

Music Industry, an infinite Journey:
Part II – The Present

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While following article can be read as a standalone article, I’ll suggest anyone aiming to get a real understanding of the music industry to start by reading Music Industry, an infinite Journey: The Past – if Continue reading “Music Industry, an infinite Journey: Part II – The Present”

Music Industry, an infinite Journey:
Part I – The Past

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Hello everyone! Time has come to initiate a second Master Series – although France Best Selling Albums one will keep going just as strong! This fresh new series is titled Music Industry, an infinite Journey – Bye Bye Sales, Hello Subscription. Let me show you Continue reading “Music Industry, an infinite Journey: Part I – The Past”