American singer Selena Gomez is perhaps the most representative star of the diva movement currently taking place. In recent years, the role of Instagram has been crucial in guiding the pop music scene. While the industry was at its worst, record companies decided to bet on artists who can bring revenue on their record sales but also on their images. The most followed individual on Instagram is none other than Continue reading “CSPC: Selena Gomez Popularity Analysis”
Ariana Grande surprised the US music industry in September 2013 when her debut album Yours Truly entered the charts directly at #1. By then she was already a celebrity, but as an actress thanks to her role in TV sitcom Victorious. She has continued to grow album after album since this perfect transition. It’s time to review the first part of her career now that Continue reading “CSPC: Ariana Grande Popularity Analysis”
I know you wonder what you are doing here. If you will change your behavior, that’s most likely not me who’s going to tell you that. Well, I still will. Choices do not need to be conscious to happen. Streaming creates different dynamics, a different way to live music experiences. When deciding which artist you go after, your choice may not be the same if you are on a retailer or logged intoSpotify.
In fact, there wasn’t only one reason to buy an album. Not all purchases had the same purpose Continue reading “Understanding: The Impact of Streaming versus yourself”
Living species always need to adapt to their context in order to survive. For businesses, the situation is no different. As streaming is fully changing the music industry, its actors, both the labels as well as the artists need to update their way of building their careers in order to stay relevant. Which adjustments do they need to do? Can all artists react positively or are some of them poised to fallinto obscurity?
As we pointed out inside the first part of this set of 3 articles, the Media which links the music industry to the general public, is fast transitioning from Continue reading “Understanding: The Impact of Streaming versus your Fave Artist (& his label)”
Every record is worth buying if it puts a smile on the face of your children. Teen pop music and the Disney industry are two prime examples of this reality. When the power of both are merged together, it may result into Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Hannah Montana / Miley Cyrus or… the High School Musical cast. Exactly 10 years ago this Continue reading “CSPC: High School Musical Popularity Analysis”
For more than a year now we have been completing comprehensive career breakdowns of major artists. We have met divas, singer-songwriters, rappers, rock legends, bands, teen groups as well as pop stars. Will.i.am is different though. Most members of the general public don’t know of him. Some see him as a Black Eyed Peas member-only. Others Continue reading “CSPC: Will.i.am Popularity Analysis”
More than one year ago, we were pending results of the Glory album. We wondered if it would be able to positively reverse the ongoing trend of Britney Spears‘ career. Although the answer appears to be Continue reading “CSPC: Britney Spears Popularity Analysis [UPDATED]”
From Disney to X Factor, from acting to singing, from sexiest female lists to depression, from comedy to bipolar disorder, the least we can say is that at just 24 the life of Demi Lovato has been truly a rollercoaster. Now up to five solo albums, the former Continue reading “CSPC: Demi Lovato Popularity Analysis”
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”
We are all Humanz, but some are more successful than others. After dropping four #1 albums in a row in the UK during the 90s with Blur, singer Damon Albarn started his new project in 2001 with the virtual band Gorillaz. Two Continue reading “CSPC: Gorillaz Popularity Analysis”