Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Worth more dead than alive
After last Saturday death of super star Whitney Houston, her album sales went through the roof. The same happened with Michael Jackson in 2009. Since his death, Jackson has made 1 billion dallors and sold 9 million more albums. After these artists death iTunes as well as their record label increased the price of their albums. Just after a couple of hours after Houston's death the price of her cds went from $4.99 to $7.99 on iTunes. Because of their death, the demand for their CDs increase and people were willing to pay a higher amount because the artist has became more popular. Houston and Jackson once again topped the music charts after their deaths. After several people complained publicly about how the increase in price was being " greedy", the price went back to normal and people continued to purchase their albums.