Today, anyone with a computer and a YouTube account is a modern recording artist.
A broader spectrum of music is now available but we’ve traded indu$try filtered quality for free, unlimited quantity.
This, arguably, has lowered standards. Rebecca Black was the #1 search term on Google for all of 2011.
The best selling artists of 2011 were Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Justin Beiber, Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga.