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Pop Blowing Rock Out of the Water in Britain

The Rock music genre is slipping, and Pop music has come to take it’s place.

BPIlogo Pop Blowing Rock Out of the Water in BritainThanks to artists such as Lady Gaga and Adele, the Pop Music genre has surpassed the Rock Music genre for sales in 2011. In 2011 alone, Lady Gaga brought in an astounding $90 million in earnings, and Adele has covered the billboards with hit albums 21 at #1 and 19 at #4. Big hitting album sales such as this have pushed Pop music forward in the charts covering one third of the market (33.6%), up almost 3% from 2010 performance.

“So what Artist’s albums pushed Pop over the charts in 2011?”, you might be asking.  Most of these names won’t come as a surprise to our fans however, if you’ve been listening to our Internet Radio Stations, you’ve probably heard them before. icon wink Pop Blowing Rock Out of the Water in Britain

Top 10 Pop Albums of 2011

  1. 21 — Adele
  2. Christmas — Michael Buble
  3. Doo-wops & Hooligans — Bruno Mars
  4. 19 — Adele
  5. Mylo Xyloto — Coldplay
  6. Loud — Rihanna
  7. Born This Way — Lady GaGa
  8. Who You Are — Jessie J
  9. + — Ed Sheeran
  10. Talk That Talk — Rihanna

What’s your favorite genre, Rock or Pop?

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