12 Extremely Depressing Facts About Popular Music
The website EatLiver.com has put out a list of 12 Extremely Depressing Facts About Popular Music. And most of them actually ARE pretty depressing.
Here’s what they came up with:
1.) Creed has sold more records in the U.S. than Jimi Hendrix.
2.) Led Zeppelin, R.E.M. and Depeche Mode have never had a Number One single. Rihanna has 10.
3.) Ke$ha’s ‘Tik-Tok‘ has sold more copies than any Beatles single.
5.) 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 or Bruce Springsteen record.
7.) Same with Shania Twain’s ‘Come on Over‘.
8.) Katy Perry holds the same record as Michael Jackson for most Number One singles from one album.
9.) Barbra Streisand has sold more records, 140 million, than Johnny Cash and Tom Petty combined.
10.) 20 million people actually bought Billy Ray Cyrus’ album ‘Some Gave All’. More than any Bob Marley album.
11.) The cast of ‘Glee’ has had more songs chart than The Beatles.
12.) Justin Bieber exists.