Today, she wraps up her Monster Ball World Tour and, according to my facebook events, this Friday marks the first National Lady Gaga Day. From the unremarkable Stefani Germanotta to Billboard’s topo, início new artist of 2009, the 23-year-old has jovens bruxas the charts and critics with her outrageous image and permanent poker face.
But for many, her allure is still a mystery. She’s not tradtionally pretty. Her vocabulary-let’s face it-leaves a lot to be desired. A ano ago, upon hearing her synthesized vocals and cheap hooks blasting in L.A. clubs, I dismissed her as being as vapid and vulgar as Britney....
HOW we buy música has changed inexorably. That is the conclusion of a newly published denunciar on the world’s digital música market.
According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, outlets such as Apple’s iTunes store accounted for 27 per cent of the world’s recorded música sales last year. The bestselling track online was Poker Face por Lady Gaga, selling 9.8 million units.
Digital sales totalled $4.6 billion, a 12 per cent rise since 2008. Online sales are slowly starting to offset the decline in sales at ”bricks and mortar” record shops.