Understanding: The Ravaging Impact of Download Sales 2004-2014

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When something dies down, there are two ways to feel about it – Rest In Peace or Good Riddance. The choice is easy while speaking about the music industry-killer from iTunes, legal downloads. They downgraded way more physical sales than they were worth by themselves. It raised many questions, such as how many copies would Rihanna‘s Good Girl Gone Bad or Katy Perry‘s Teenage Dream have sold Continue reading “Understanding: The Ravaging Impact of Download Sales 2004-2014”

CSPC: Whitney Houston Popularity Analysis

Whitney Houston

UPDATE: Please note all figures have been updated as of May 4, 2017.

On February 11, 2012, big news saddened millions of people – the death of legendary diva Whitney Houston. The woman that used to be recognized for her pure voice and image faced bad times Continue reading “CSPC: Whitney Houston Popularity Analysis”

France Album Sales: Beyonce

Beyonce

While Beyonce just ended to drop the not-so-unexpected new album Lemonade, it is about time to review her discography performances in France. Just like Coldplay, she is pretty much in the middle of the road. She is too young to put her along with legendary Divas like Celine Dion, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston or Barbra Streisand. She is too old to feature with among the young generation a la Continue reading “France Album Sales: Beyonce”

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:
The Bodyguard Soundtrack (1992)

Bodyguard is the kind of album that requires no introduction. Everybody knows the movie, everybody knows Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: The Bodyguard Soundtrack (1992)”

France best selling albums ever:
Pulp Fiction Soundtrack (1994)

Soundtrack success is often very binary – hit or miss. The hit may be tremendous Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Pulp Fiction Soundtrack (1994)”

France best selling albums ever:
Pure by Lara Fabian (1996)

Presented in medias like the new Celine Dion, Lara Fabian is very far from having a career near to her fellow countrywoman. Ironically, one decade earlier they both Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Pure by Lara Fabian (1996)”

France best selling albums ever:
Titanic Soundtrack by James Horner (1997)

Impressively, Titanic remains the most successful movie of all-time in France with almost 22 million persons seeing it on theaters. This is especially incredible considering how Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Titanic Soundtrack by James Horner (1997)”

France best selling albums ever:
Louise Attaque by Louise Attaque (1997)

Folk / Rock band Louise Attaque band name was given as a tribute to Violent Femmes band, of which the leader produced Louise Attaque‘s self-titled debut album. Released in 1997, this minor Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Louise Attaque by Louise Attaque (1997)”

France best selling albums ever:
Let’s Talk About Love by Celine Dion (1997)

Getting the highest selling album in a calendar of all-time in 1995 (with D’Eux) was already a unique achievement. Getting three albums inside the Top 10 Year End chart of Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Let’s Talk About Love by Celine Dion (1997)”