"Rolling Stone magazine has named Gaga the queen of pop based on album and digital song sales, Hot 100 rankings, radio airplay, YouTube views, social media, concert grosses, industry awards and critics` ratings.
`Our goal here was to crown the current tiara-wearer.`"
If Justin Timberlake had dared to accept the crown as King of Pop while Michael Jackson was still alive he would have been mocked and criticized by fans and critics. Even to this day Jackson is still universally regarded as the King of Pop.
How dare Rolling Stone declare Lady Gaga the Queen of Pop, and how dare Lady Gaga not turn down the honor. Like Michael Jackson Madonna has many personal failings, but she is universally acknowledged as the Queen of Pop.
Madonna earned the title of Queen of Pop by releasing many chart-topping albums, her singles ruled the radio in the 80s and 90`s. Although Madonna may no longer top the singles charts, her tours always sell out. In the 80`s thousands of Madonna wannabes dressed like their idol. You don`t see any teen girls wearing meat dresses to school, nobody in her right mind wants to look like Lady Gaga.
The title of Queen of Pop isn`t a title you bestow on an artist after only one or two hit albums, a pop singer must earn the title by producing superlative music over a long period of time.
Lady Gaga intended her latest album "Born This Way" to be her magnum opus, she predicted it would be the album of the decade. It turns out Lady Gaga is a lousy artist and a lousy psychic. Considering how much Lady Gaga hyped "Born This Way", it`s one of the biggest bombs in history. The album was lambasted by critics, and it`s quickly sinking in the charts.
Lady Gaga the Queen of Pop? Yeah, right, and I`m the Queen of England.
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