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!
It’s been a decade now since Nicki Minaj is a headliner of rap US, both with her studio albums and her countless featurings. How many equivalent albums has she sold with her streams once everything is cumulated?
Since the global success of See You Again, Charlie Puth has accumulated very good figures on streaming platforms. But how good are they? The answer is one click away from here!
She was only 10 when she won Talang, a show from the “Got Talent” franchise. Four year later, she was signed by a label and it took her only two years to become a global star when she was featured on a track by David Guetta, interpreting the official theme of the UEFA Euro 2016. Who is it? Obviously, Zara Larsson! Click here and gauge the success of the Swedish star on streaming platforms!
In recent years, latin music has become more and more important on streaming platforms. J Balvin is a significant example of this phenomenon, having score impressive numbers! How big is his success? The answer is here!
There is always excitement around the release of an album. Fans are eagerly waiting to hear new music, media are curious about what will happen, and chart geeks can’t wait to see the first results come in from iTunes, Spotify, Hits Daily Double, and Billboard.
When Carrie Underwood became the season four winner of American Idol in May 2005, she still had to make it happen. The first winner Kelly Clarkson was smashing hard by then, but Ruben Studdard‘s sophomore effort was a bomb. Fantasia had done well with her debut record, as all of them, but without getting a true organic hit either. Underwood was going to quickly prove that she was more than a TV show short-lived star though.