Jennifer Lopez Album Sales Slump

Jennifer Lopez Album Sales Slump

Mega-star Jennifer Lopez has been on a massive promotional blitz in recent days to drum up interest and more importantly sales of her latest album release AKA. Judging from early sales indicators, AKA is poised to be DOA. According to music industry watchers, AKA is projected to register between 30,000 and 40,000 units in its […]

Consciousness Studies Suggest We Prefer the Same Old Thing

That Rihanna Song is Kind of Catchy After All

Morgan K. Ward et al. published the paper entitled “The Same Old Song: The Power of Familiarity in Music” in May of 2013 with results suggesting a preference (albeit perhaps not an aesthetic one) for familiarity in music. The study focuses on predictive factors of opt-in behavior (ie. buying) by contrasting measures of familiarity with […]