Cipher_Peon;4773898 said:The only thing that made me sad was Ke$ha beating every Beatles single.And about Katy Perry having as many singles as MJ, I prefer the former to the latter. So it's pretty nice for me.
Dangimarocker;4773908 said:LOL. Katy Perry can't even get on one of MJ's pitches without croaking, i like her but she can't sing.And people like this music because it's "Cool" to like this music, most of them would never go to their live shows.
Cipher_Peon;4773914 said:*shrugs*I'm not going to be delusional and say that she's more influential or more talented than MJ, but I prefer her work over his.
BohemianMatt;4773918 said:As previously mentioned, popular music has never been more accessible to the masses than it is right now. And that author is trying to spin that as a bad thing. Poor journalism.
Dangimarocker;4773923 said:Disagree, he's 100% right.You'd rather buy A Justin Bieber discology over Zeppelin or Queen?
SheSaidSheSaid;4773927 said:/facepalmMatt's point is that those kids that like Beiber and Ke$ha today probably would have liked Queen and Zeppelin just fine if they were kids at that time. Kids are, well, sorta stupid. They like what they're told to like. We all did when we were kids. (Just admit it) The reason popular music sells better now is that instead of having to schlep down to the record store (such things barely even exist anymore), you can get your fix of popular music with a couple of mouse clicks or tablet taps or whatever else you do on these newfangled devices.
sillystou;4773929 said:makes me wonder if the bieber has a beaver.
SheSaidSheSaid;4773950 said:Yeah, 1969 was a weird year for the charts. '69 had some great classic rock songs that have undoubtedly stood the test of time, yet the year-end #1 was this.*shudder*
BohemianMatt;4773966 said:George W. Bush once wanted to play Springsteen's "Born in the USA" at one of his speeches. Apparently, one of his aids suggested he read the lyrics first and realize what the song was actually about.