This chart shows the Top 10 most expensive music videos ever made.
David Bowie's video for the 1981 single "Ashes to Ashes" was the first music video to exceed $500,000.
Janet Jackson leads with six videos on the list, while Michael Jackson, Britney Spears and Ayumi Hamasaki have five each. Madonna has made three appearances in the top five, and four total, making her the artist with the most expensive videos of all time combined. TLC, Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Busta Rhymes, Guns N' Roses, Mylène Farmer and MC Hammer appear on the list twice.
The Grammy Awards are annually awarded by members of the United States National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) in recognition of excellence in the recording arts and sciences.
They are the equivalent of other annual prestigious awards in the American entertainment industry, such as the Academy Awards - OSCARS (for motion pictures), the Emmy Awards (for television) and the Tony Awards (for stage performance).
Sir Georg Solti, an orchestral and operatic conductor, is the most Grammy Award-winning individual of all time with a total of 31 Grammy Awards won for recordings of works as diverse as Bach, Bartók, and Wagner.
Source: NARAS, Grammy.com
Phantom of the Opera opened on January 26, 1988 and continues to run to this day at the Majestic Theater in NYC.
Ten shows currently running on Broadway have at least 1,000 performances: The Phantom of the Opera, the 1996 revival of Chicago, The Lion King, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Come from Away, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Source: Broadway.org, Wikipedia
In 2018, The Eagles' greatest hits album, released in 1976, surpassed Michael Jackson's 1982 album "Thriller" to take the top spot on the Record Industry Association of America's (RIAA) list of the top selling albums of all time in the US.
The Eagles have the first and third best-selling albums of all time, with the band's "Hotel California" following "Thriller."
Other notable artists on the list include The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Garth Brooks, who are all featured three times in the top 50.
Dataset is based on RIAA's data for the best-selling albums in US history (measured in "certified units" sold).
Who said the musical is dead? The last few years have produced box office hits out of film adaptations of Broadway smashes, original movie musicals and a few, beloved, all-time classics.
Here are the highest grossing movie musicals of all time based on their worldwide box office gross.
Source: Box Office Mojo
As of April 2022, all of the top 100 songs have exceeded 1.3 billion streams, of which 12 have reached 2 billion streams, with Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" ranked in the top position, as the only song that exceeds 3 billion streams.
Justin Bieber and Post Malone have the most songs in the top 100 with 6 entries each.