Understanding: The Impact of Streaming versus yourself

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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”

CSPC: Foo Fighters Popularity Analysis

Foo Fighters - Dave Grohl

In 1995 a new alternative rock band emerged, the Foo Fighters. The curiosity came from the fact its singer was none other than Dave Grohl, the former drummer of Nirvana, a band suddenly no longer after the passing Continue reading “CSPC: Foo Fighters Popularity Analysis”

Understanding: The true sales of Michael Jackson’s Thriller

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In 1983, long before the Night King, Michael Jackson was the one terrorizing the World… and he did it in incredible fashion. In its March 17, 1984, edition, Billboard printed an article telling us that Michael Jackson‘s cult album Thriller had become the greatest selling album of all time ahead of the soundtrack for Saturday Night Fever. This fact remains as true today as it was then. Who’s gonna bet on its sales figures though? Some say Continue reading “Understanding: The true sales of Michael Jackson’s Thriller”

CSPC: High School Musical Popularity Analysis

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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”

Understanding: Japanese Album Sales

As the snow falls... / Kinkaku( The Golden Pavilion) - Rokuonji-Temple

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: Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars - Forbes

Obviously, the most albums an artist released, the most interesting it gets to study his discography. Bruno Mars is up to two albums only but his success has been so Continue reading “France Album Sales: Bruno Mars”

France Album Sales: Celine Dion

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The Show Must Go On! Deeply impacted by tragic deaths of her lifetime husband René Angelil and one of her brothers, Celine Dion released Continue reading “France Album Sales: Celine Dion”

France Album Sales: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers Painting Anthony Kiedis

One of the biggest rock bands from 1991 to 2006, the Red Hot Chili Peppers suffered a strong dip in popularity with their last 2011 album I’m With You. In June 17 this year,  Continue reading “France Album Sales: Red Hot Chili Peppers”

France best selling albums ever:
Nevermind by Nirvana (1991)

Nevermind was the album of a generation in the US, catapulting Nirvana to super stardom in 1992. Nowadays it’s cult appeal is Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Nevermind by Nirvana (1991)”

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)”