CSPC: AC/DC Popularity Analysis

AC DC

AC/DC, the Thunder from Down Under, were formed in Sydney Australia in 1973 by Malcolm Young and his schoolboy Continue reading “CSPC: AC/DC Popularity Analysis”

Norway – Year-End Album Chart 1995 – with Sales

Winter

For more than two years now I have been explaining to you the mechanics of the music industry. We can’t analyse without Continue reading “Norway – Year-End Album Chart 1995 – with Sales”

CSPC: Justin Timberlake Popularity Analysis

Justin Timberlake

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: Elton John Popularity Analysis

Elton John 2009

It’s not necessary to believe that the freshly announced Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour is the last Elton John will ever do. After all, it’s a basic marketing trick. Michael Jackson, Cher and John himself announced on numerous occassions a final tour yet ended up going back on the road. What we can believe though is that the British pop star has enjoyed an incredibly successful Continue reading “CSPC: Elton John Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Kendrick Lamar Popularity Analysis

Kendrick Lamar Wall Poster

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 Physical Singles Sellers

THE BEATLES

Yesterday, a list of the Biggest Digital Single Sellers has been published. We saw that Rihanna easily dominates this ranking but there is no suspense, she does not appear among Best Physical Single Sellers. It is because Continue reading “Data Collector – Biggest Physical Singles Sellers”

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”

CSPC: Eagles Popularity Analysis

The Eagles

40 years ago the success of the Eagles‘ fifth album titled Hotel California was so massive that the industry was looking for new words to define it. Along with Stevie Wonder‘s Songs In The Key of Life, Fleetwood Mac‘s Rumours and Frampton Comes Alive!, it sold over Continue reading “CSPC: Eagles Popularity Analysis”

Data collector – Most Streamed Catalog Albums (pre-2000)

Nevermind

One week ago, the CSPC analysis of Oasis has been published. Their cult album (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? has posted very strong results in streaming. The list added today in the Data Collector refers to this performance. How does it rank among deep catalog albums? Continue reading “Data collector – Most Streamed Catalog Albums (pre-2000)”