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12 Extremely Disappointing Facts About Popular Music

Right What You No: 12 Extremely Disappointing Facts About Popular Music

Monday, November 21, 2011

12 Extremely Disappointing Facts About Popular Music


I had to share this list with everyone, mainly because it says a lot about quality being arbitrary.
  • 1. Creed has sold more records in the US than Jimi Hendrix

    Creed has sold more records in the US than Jimi Hendrix
  • 2. Led Zeppelin, REM, and Depeche Mode have never had a number one single, Rihanna has 10

    Led Zeppelin, REM, and Depeche Mode have never had a number one single, Rihanna has 10
  • 3. Ke$ha's “Tik-Tok” sold more copies than ANY Beatles single

    Ke$ha's “Tik-Tok” sold more copies than ANY Beatles single
  • 4. Flo Rida's “Low” has sold 8 million copies – the same as The Beatles' “Hey Jude”

    Flo Rida's “Low” has sold 8 million copies – the same as The Beatles' “Hey Jude”
  • 5. The Black Eyed Peas' “I Gotta Feeling” is more popular than any Elvis or Simon & Garfunkel song

    The Black Eyed Peas' “I Gotta Feeling” is more popular than any Elvis or Simon & Garfunkel song
  • 6. Celine Dion's “Falling Into You” sold more copies than any Queen, Nirvana, or Bruce Springsteen record

    Celine Dion's “Falling Into You” sold more copies than any Queen, Nirvana, or Bruce Springsteen record
  • 7. Same with Shania Twain's “Come On Over”

    Same with Shania Twain's “Come On Over”
  • 8. Katy Perry holds the same record as Michael Jackson for most number one singles from an album

    Katy Perry holds the same record as Michael Jackson for most number one singles from an album
  • 9. Barbra Streisand has sold more records (140 million) than Pearl Jam, Johnny Cash, and Tom Petty combined

    Barbra Streisand has sold more records (140 million) than Pearl Jam, Johnny Cash, and Tom Petty combined
  • 10. People actually bought Billy Ray Cyrus' album “Some Gave All…” 20 million people. More than any Bob Marley album

    People actually bought Billy Ray Cyrus' album “Some Gave All...” 20 million people. More than any Bob Marley album
  • 11. The cast of “Glee” has had more songs chart than the Beatles

    The cast of “Glee” has had more songs chart than the Beatles
  • 12. This guy exists.

    This guy exists. That is all.

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4 Comments:

At November 22, 2011 at 9:02 AM , Blogger -emerson said...

Ugh.

 
At November 22, 2011 at 10:58 AM , Blogger Tyson Adams said...

My sentiments exactly.

 
At November 24, 2011 at 12:01 PM , Blogger Rex Jameson said...

I has a sad...

 
At November 24, 2011 at 1:38 PM , Blogger Tyson Adams said...

Rex, I think Steel Panther said it well in their song "Death to All But Metal".
www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfB7vF7nCdA

 

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