So the numbers are in and it’s big news – record sales are up year over year in 2011. And that hasn’t happened since 2004 – yes, 7 years ago – that’s more than half a decade for those of you counting. And with big news like this comes those folks who just have to tell you why it happened. Piracy was down. Digital downloads are up. And most commonly, Adele saved the industry. Well, if we are going to give this one to the British songstress, let’s talk about what she did to get there. And who knows, maybe you could be the industry’s savior in 2012!
Adele claimed awards and accolades in 2011 because of her powerful voice and her ability to connect to fans all around the world. Critics and listeners found her honest and heart wrenching lyrics beautiful and relatable. And that emotional bond led to top 40 hits, a Best Selling Album & Best Selling Digital Song sales. . . . → Read more