Finally after a lengthy career, James Taylor does something he’s never done before – topped the Billboard 200! That shocking bit of news and 24 other worthwhile pieces of chart information you’ll probably never use in life but enjoy reading!!! Can’t get a better intro than that, right? 1) Veteran Singer/Songwriter James Taylor scores the first #1 album of his career with Before This World. … Continue reading 25 Chart Takeaways: James Taylor’s First No. 1 Album
A veteran British alternative band FINALLY earns a #1 album. That long awaited achievement and 24 other fascinating, stimulating chart takeaways – or something like that! 1) 21-years into its career, Muse lands its first #1 album with Drones. 21 years is a long period of time, but better late than never right? 2) Taylor Swift just won’t budge. Once she returned to the top … Continue reading 25 Chart Takeaways: Muse Takes The Top Spot
Florence Welch (and her Machine) returned in a big way with her rather blue, yet beautiful new album, which sits in the penthouse this week on the Billboard 200. But guess what folks – there’s more than Florence at work? How about those 24 other chart takeaways to pass the time? 1) Florence + The Machine scores its first #1 album with How Big, How … Continue reading 25 Chart Takeaways: Florence + The Machine Debuts At No. 1
Jack Johnson Tops Without A Hitch Every time there is supposed to be a slugfest for the no. 1 spot, that just fails to happen. Again, after it was prognosticated that no. 1 was a toss up – this time between Jack Johnson and Justin Moore (seemed odd being honest), Jack Johnson did what he does – scores no. 1 albums. From Here To Now … Continue reading Chart Moves, September 25, 2013: Jack Johnson, Miley Cyrus and Drake
Chart Rewind: Highlights from Last Week (September 11, 2013) Ariana Grande found her debut album Yours Truly debuting at no. 1 with 138,000 copies sold. Tamar Braxton followed behind her in the no. 2 spot with Love and War selling an impressive 114,000 copies. Nine Inch Nails returned with their first major label effort in a couple of years, selling 107,000 copies. John Legend arrives … Continue reading Chart Moves, September 18, 2013: Keith Urban’s Narrow No. 1
I am sure there are more artists than mentioned, but there have been some big time artistic miscues by numerous musicians in 2013. I have chosen fifteen, err..sixteen overall with ten to highlight, but I’m sure there are many more! Welcome to 2013’s Disastrous Musical Artists PR Tournament!
Others with some PR problems:
- Brad Paisley/LL Cool J: The controversially bad duet that should’ve never happened…SMH (8-
- Nicki Minaj: This one should speak for itself… Are you watching American Idol every week? Well even if you are avoiding it, take my word for it. (7-seed, unranked)
- Jason Aldean: The divorce/cheating thing… (7- seed, unranked)
- Azealia Banks: Too many twitter beefs. This girl can’t seem to get along with anybody. (6-seed, unranked)
- Keyshia Cole: Should probably keep her opinions about others to herself… not helping your career. (6-seed, unranked)
Now for the ranked opponents!