Britney Spears is the most successful female artist who debuted in the last 25 years. She has made it big in all the relevant music markets. How does she perform in smaller markets like Russia or the Philippines? Or even truly irrelevant markets like Belarus and Bangladesh? Thanks to the global heatmap, we can do more than just guesstimate.
After his sudden passing in April 21, 2016, Prince shot to the top of iTunes charts in most countries. More than two years later, at the release of his first posthumous album Piano & A Microphone 1983, we wonder if that was due to the bad state of downloads that made it easier to dominate the field or if the icon was truly big everywhere.
Everyone has sung the smash hit Despacito during the summer of 2017. Has Luis Fonsi enjoyed comparable success with other tracks?
Do Major Lazer, partly known for their smash hit Lean On, have a lot of success on streaming platforms? Are they one-hit wonders or consistent hit makers?
It’s that time again! The time that sees democracy rule on Chartmasters. While the most efficient way to get your artist studied with the CSPC template is still to play our prediction game before September 28, 2018, you can vote here for 3 artists from each category!
Madonna is a global icon. She is known to be a superstar all around the world. Even if you did well everywhere, there will always be markets where you do better than others. What’s the heatmap of her success? It’s time to draw its picture!
Rock is dead. We hear this sentence since decades. Don McLean famously regarded 2/3/1959 as the day the music died after the tragic passing of Buddy Holly. Many claim the Woodstock wheel was broken by the poor output of 1974. Others consider that 1991 was the last breath of the genre. From Coldplay to Linkin Park to Nickelback to Green Day, various bands proved kind of recently that rock can still attract the masses. The last group to illustrate this fact is no other than Imagine Dragons.
After a pretty discreet beginning of career, Sia has had a lot of hits since the explosion of Chandelier. How does this translate on streaming platforms?
For more than two years we have been studying the worth of artists’ catalogs as per their success. It’s fascinating to see albums truly are the most successful ones as per our Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept, but what happens when we compare how attractive the content of a record is with its retail price? To introduce this new view, there is no better example than the Beatles‘ records.
According to Forbes, Calvin Harris is the highest paid DJ in the world for the sixth year in a row. Is this financial success a reflection of its success on streaming platforms? The answer here!