If the life of some singers is worth a movie, Neil Young‘s journey would better fit into a television series.
The Canadian singer-songwriter is up to 43 studio albums on top of key contributions to multiple bands.
Apart from his amazing musical career, he also directed various movies, founded the annual benefit concert Farm Aid, is a well-known environmental activist, supports many social actions, all of it while taking care of his 3 children who face strong health issues.
Now 75, we pay tribute to one of the most influential artists of all-time, the one who’s the prime responsible of the Grunge movement, by reviewing his career as we do best, in numbers!
In a world of likes and dislikes, you will hardly get a singer as unanimously appreciated as Stevie Wonder.
The sharp contrast between his blindness and the permanent smile on his face can only bring admiration. Add to that an unbelievable talent that most of us sighted people can only dream of and all you get is an immense respect.
And even if you believe that you do not really know his songs, just put in a playlist of his, you will end up surprised to recognize so many sounds. His influence in today’s music is colossal.
In these Black Lives Matter days, reviewing the career in numbers of the singer that made the final push to sign the Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the least we can do. Signed, sealed, delivered, it’s yours!
It has been 5 years since ChartMasters.org is online. It started with a large string of articles about the best selling albums of all-time in France, articles which served to created the comprehensive top sellers list.
Several years later, we are back on it to update all numbers and add albums which crossed the magical 1 million threshold.
Back in late 70s, The Police were among the new wave artists who led media to start talking about the second British invasion. This terms refers to a multitude of UK acts suddenly becoming successful in the US.
Very few of them had the lasting impact of their mid-60s predecessors. Among those who did, U2 reign supreme over this generation, while the success of The Police has been impressive too.
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