|Slamming The Sophomore Slump|
Artists continue their superstardom after best-selling debuts.
|1|| ||Britney Spears|
Oops!... I Did It Again
Britney brought more attitude, revolutionized modern pop music, and proved she was here to stay...
whether you liked it or not; 10X Platinum.
No Strings Attached
NSYNC left all boy band pretenses, and made an album that was both a blockbuster smash and surprisingly dangerous
for teen-pop; 10X Platinum.
Whitney had no problem following her groundbreaking debut with her stunning voice, standard pop-soul
style, and a record-breaking 4 #1 hits; 9X Platinum.
Despite the success of their debut "My Own Prison," Creed unexpectedly crossed over to pop, and became THE quintessential
Post-grunge band; 11X Platinum
Like A Virgin
With classics like "Material Girl" and "Like A Virgin," Madonna became a household name, and, of course, the Queen of Pop; 10X Platinum.
|6||Nine Inch Nails|
The Downward Spiral
NIN combined electronic, new wave rock with alternative and metal to make an album even more groundbreaking than
"Pretty Hate Machine," and that's saying something; 5X Platinum.
Under My Skin
Avril's second album was More personal and believable than "Let Go," and showed what she could really do; 4X Platinum.
A Rush of Blood to the Head
Coldplay made an album that combined U2, Radiohead, and the Police, but unlike "Parachutes," this showed what the band
could REALLY do; 4X Platinum.
Sheryl's sophomore album may have been "darker" than her first, but made her the best female Rock singer of the 1990's; 4X Platinum.
Just as much "Grunge" as "Ten," but more real, raw, and uncompromising; proved Pearl Jam were not one-hit wonders; 7X Platinum.