“PopXport Ranking” is a unique project – a review of the German pop scene’s popularity abroad that is unprecedented in scope. In 10 TV broadcasts we will be highlighting the most successful musicians to hail from Germany.
Since 1970 more than 900 German singles have smashed into the international charts, including the biggest markets: the USA, the UK, and Japan. From dancefloor to new age, rock to pop, we present the most important hits.
In 1983 Nena became the poster girl for the German New Wave scene. But many other artists from Germany likewise stormed the international charts in recent decades. We proudly present: the top 10 singers from Germany.
Forget singles, this time around it’s all about the art of the album: a collection of at least five songs, running to at least 23 minutes. In the past five decades, more than 400 German albums became international hits.
While feminism is on the rise, fueled by the #MeToo movement, things are slow to change for female artists on the art market. As the Art Cologne art fair is underway, DW takes a look at why that is the case.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version