Mannheim Steamroller albums and songs sales

CSPC Mannheim Steamroller albums and songs sales

Among all-time top selling artists, Mannheim Steamroller may be the least well-known of them, yet they are possibly the most fascinating of all.

In fact, everything you think you know about music is challenged by the incredible career trajectory of this artist.

As we enjoy the holiday season, we wonder how is it possible that an artist you never heard of sold more Christmas records than even Elvis Presley or Mariah Carey?

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Ozzy Osbourne albums and songs sales

CSPC Ozzy Osbourne albums and songs sales art cover

After his years singing for Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne was already a rock legend.

In 1980, he gave his solo career a go, dropping the LP Blizzard Of Ozz, an album that became a classic on its own.

After 10 years since his last album, 40 since his solo debut and 50 since he first started with his former band, the Prince of Darkness his back with another LP, Ordinary Man.

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43 Classic LPs of the 80s

Michael Jackson and Madonna

During the 80s everything got bigger. Arena rock, heavy metal, power ballads, dancefloor anthems, kings & queens of pop, existing genres got louder, heavier. The scene also became more diverse with rap and electronic music breaking the main audience. Are the flagships of this generation, Michael Jackson and Madonna, still the most popular artists from this era?

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CSPC: Bruce Springsteen Popularity Analysis

Bruce Springsteen

Among the most beloved male singers of all-time, we have one King, one Prince, one King of Pop, one Voice and then The Boss. Elvis Presley, Prince, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and Bruce Springsteen, the one we are studying today. This elite group of American icons have been the brightest stars of the music industry from the 1940s into View More

CSPC: Wham! & George Michael Popularity Analysis

george michael

UPDATE: Please note all figures have been updated as of May 6, 2017.

November 10 1984. US Billboard Hot 100. David Bowie hit Blue Jean was spending its last week inside the Top 10 at #8. It remains the very last time the British singer visited the top tier as a solo act. Higher on the charts at #3, Prince anthem song Purple Rain was going strong, while the album of the same name was on its 15th – out of 24 – week at #1. Still within’ that Hot 100 Top 10, George Michael in his teen group Wham! were View More