Making Hits

The more things change, the more they stay the same. AJ is no different. Will you ever attempt an inversion Envato?

From the article:

“technology may evolve, but people’s longing for the popular does not. Music labels used to bribe radio stations to play their songs, thus ensuring their success. This meant the labels could dictate the hits. Today the internet offers a seemingly infinite repertoire of readily available music, yet people tend to stick to songs that other people like. One study from Columbia University found that a song at the top of the charts stayed there precisely because people assumed it was good. When the charts were inverted, those previously at the bottom achieved similar success. The quality of the song is not as important as its perceived popularity.”


Amen to that :slight_smile: