If we can all take a moment to be honest, some of our all time favorite songs use samples, but every year it seems like at least one sample-gone-wrong makes a brief appearance on the pop charts.
Writing and sampling songs is far from an exact art, but the charts are subject to timing and current trends just like the rest of the music universe.
Did anyone else notice how Justin Bieber postponed an album release because Beyoncé shocked the world with her digital drop? Of course, what reasonable artist, manager or label would willing battle Queen Bey in the pop songs charts?
Sometimes the universe aligns and the new song does better than the original. However, there are plenty of exceptions and you’ll find both in the infographic below:
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So, In the infographic, you saw how sampled pop songs do, as compared to their original versions. Modern technology is going to evolve day-by-day, and we are going to see many such innovations in the music industry. But, as they say “Old Is Gold”.
We will be back with another article on Music Sampling, very soon. Stay in touch.