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					Brandon Flowers
Music Media Analysis
July to December 2010
Table of Contents

                Overview                                            4

                Chart Popularity                                    5
                Mainstream Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
                Mainstream Comparison . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
                Emerging Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
                Emerging Comparison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
                Mainstream Singles     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
                Mainstream Singles Comparison . . . . . . . . . 10
                Emerging Singles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
                Emerging Singles Comparison . . . . . . . . . . 12

                Twitter Coverage                                  13
                Twitter Popularity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
                Twitter Comparison      . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                Mainstream Chart vs Twitter     . . . . . . . . . . 15
                Emerging Chart vs Twitter     . . . . . . . . . . . 16
                Twitter Users     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
                Shared Twitter Links . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

                News Coverage                                     21
                News Popularity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
                News Comparison       . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
                Mainstream Chart vs Sentiment . . . . . . . . . 23
                Emerging Chart vs Sentiment . . . . . . . . . . 24
                Top Publishers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
                Top News Publishers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
                Best 5 News Days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
                News Highlights     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

                Appendicies                                       41



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Appendix A - Top Mainstream Artists . . . . . . . 41
Appendix B - Top Emerging Artists . . . . . . . . 44




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Overview

                             This report reviews the popularity of Brandon Flowers on
                             the music charts and in the music news for the period July

114th on Mainstream Charts   to December 2010. It benchmarks Brandon Flowers
                             against the 2,987 artists that appeared on the We Are
                             Hunted charts during this period. The results are based on
                             an analysis of 486,631 music articles and 16,063,656
149th on Emerging Charts     music related tweets. News is sourced from a range of
                             publishers including all the major music news sites and an
                             army of passionate bloggers worldwide. Charts are
                             compiled from samples of hundreds of charts in a range of
224th on Twitter             music genres. This report was written by the We Are
                             Hunted team and generated using the semantic analysis
                             system that powers the wearehunted.com website.
201st in the Music Press




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Chart Popularity

Mainstream Chart
This section presents the mainstream chart performance for Brandon Flowers compared to
similar artists. Brandon Flowers was ranked 114th overall of the 2,987 artists analyzed. During
this period the average chart position on the We Are Hunted mainstream chart for Brandon
Flowers was 13th.




                                                              Artist               Rank     Best Position

                                                              Brandon Flowers      114th         13
114th Overall Rank                                            Best Coast           156th         18

                                                              Mark Ronson          320th         51

                                                              We Are Scientists    616th        134
13th Best Position                                            Blonde Redhead       1416th      1,001

                                                              Grinderman           1872nd      1,001

                                                              Kele                 2062nd      1,001

                                                              Of Montreal          2356th      1,001


                                                                 Figure 1: Artist Mainstream Ranks



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                            Figure 2: Artist Mainstream Chart Popularity over Time




      Brandon Flowers           We Are Scientists             Kele                           Grinderman



      Mark Ronson               Of Montreal                   Blonde Redhead                 Best Coast




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Mainstream Comparison
This section compares the mainstream chart performance of Brandon Flowers against similar
artists. These charts illustrate relative popularity over time. Popularity is computed from the
normalised chart position for each day. 1.0 means Brandon Flowers was ranked 1st overall of our
charts for that day. 0.0 denotes Brandon Flowers did not chart at all.




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                               Figure 3: Comparisons for Brandon Flowers




      Brandon Flowers         We Are Scientists           Kele



      Mark Ronson             Of Montreal




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Emerging Chart
This section presents the emerging chart performance for Brandon Flowers compared to similar
artists. Brandon Flowers was ranked 149th overall of the 2,987 artists analyzed. During this
period the average chart position on the We Are Hunted emerging chart for Brandon Flowers was
15th.




                                                                  Artist              Rank    Best Position

                                                                  Best Coast           1st         2
149th Overall Rank                                                Mark Ronson          18th        6

                                                                  Of Montreal          73rd        10

                                                                  Kele                148th        15
15th Best Position                                                Brandon Flowers     149th        15

                                                                  Grinderman          246th        23

                                                                  Blonde Redhead      342nd        33

                                                                  We Are Scientists   919th       112


                                                                        Figure 4: Artist Emerging Ranks



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                              Figure 5: Artist Mainstream Emerging Popularity over Time




        Brandon Flowers             We Are Scientists            Kele                           Grinderman



        Mark Ronson                 Of Montreal                  Blonde Redhead                 Best Coast




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Emerging Comparison
This section compares the emerging chart performance of Brandon Flowers against similar
artists. These charts illustrate relative popularity over time. Popularity is computed from the
normalised chart position for each day. 1.0 means Brandon Flowers was ranked 1st overall of our
charts for that day. 0.0 denotes Brandon Flowers did not chart at all.




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                               Figure 6: Comparisons for Brandon Flowers




      Brandon Flowers         We Are Scientists           Kele



      Mark Ronson             Of Montreal




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Mainstream Singles
This section presents the best charting singles for Brandon Flowers on the Mainstream We Are
Hunted charts




                                                         Single                             Best Position

Crossfire                                                Crossfire                               41

                                                         Only The Young                         328
Best Single
                                                         Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas          361

                                                         Hard Enough                            402

41st                                                     Jilted Lovers & Broken Hearts          416

Best Position
                                                                  Figure 7: Best Single Positions



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                             Figure 8: Singles Chart Comparison over Time




      Crossfire                 Welcome To Fabulous ..            Jilted Lovers & Brok..



      Only The Young            Hard Enough




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Mainstream Singles Comparison
This section compares the mainstream chart performance of the most popular singles released
by Brandon Flowers. These charts illustrate relative popularity over time. Popularity is computed
from the normalised chart position for each day. 1.0 means the single was ranked 1st overall of
our charts for that day. 0.0 denotes the single not charted at all.




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                               Figure 9: Chart ranking for Brandon Flowers




      Crossfire                  Welcome To Fabulous ..



      Only The Young             Hard Enough




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Emerging Singles
This section presents the best charting singles for Brandon Flowers on the Emerging We Are
Hunted charts




                                                            Single                    Best Position

Swallow It                                                  Swallow It                     4

                                                            Only The Young                 19
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                                                            Crossfire                      22

                                                            Was It Something I Said       187

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                                                               Figure 10: Best Single Positions



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                             Figure 11: Singles Chart Comparison over Time




      Swallow It              Crossfire



      Only The Young          Was It Something I S..




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Emerging Singles Comparison
This section compares the emerging chart performance of the most popular singles released by
Brandon Flowers. These charts illustrate relative popularity over time. Popularity is computed
from the normalised chart position for each day. 1.0 means the single was ranked 1st overall of
our charts for that day. 0.0 denotes the single not charted at all.




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                               Figure 12: Chart ranking for Brandon Flowers




      Swallow It               Crossfire



      Only The Young           Was It Something I S..




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Twitter Coverage

Twitter Popularity
This section shows the number of tweets indicating that someone was listening to Brandon
Flowers during this time period. Included is the overall ranking of Brandon Flowers when
compared to similar artists.




                                                           Artist                Rank     Tweets   Share

                                                           Brandon Flowers       224th    6,626    0.001%
224th Overall Rank                                         Best Coast            320th    5,094    0.001%

                                                           Mark Ronson           497th    3,530    0.001%

                                                           Blonde Redhead        801st    2,296    0.000%
6,626 Tweets                                               We Are Scientists     1002nd   1,883    0.000%

                                                           Grinderman            1188th   1,569    0.000%

                                                           Kele                  1525th   1,200    0.000%
0.001% Share                                               Of Montreal           5290th    216     0.000%


                                                             Figure 13: Twitter Coverage Comparison




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                                  Figure 14: Twitter Coverage over Time




      Brandon Flowers          We Are Scientists            Kele                             Grinderman



      Mark Ronson              Of Montreal                  Blonde Redhead                   Best Coast




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Twitter Comparison
This section compares the total number of tweets mentioning Brandon Flowers to similar artists.




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                              Figure 15: Comparisons for Brandon Flowers




      Brandon Flowers        We Are Scientists           Kele



      Mark Ronson            Of Montreal




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Mainstream Chart vs Twitter

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                          Figure 16: Brandon Flowers Chart Popularity vs Twitter Coverage



This chart presents a comparison of mainstream chart popularity versus Twitter Coverage. It is
useful in visualizing the impact of Twitter on chart position.




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Emerging Chart vs Twitter

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                          Figure 17: Brandon Flowers Chart Popularity vs Twitter Coverage



This chart presents a comparison of emerging chart popularity versus Twitter Coverage. It is
useful in visualizing the impact of Twitter on chart position.




      Chart Popularity



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Twitter Users
This section lists the twitter users mentioning Brandon Flowers in tweets most during this period.




    Rank          Twitter User                   Name                    Location           Tweets   Followers   Reach

    1         twitter.com/vyktorb            Vyktor Berriel           Rio de Janeiro          6       7,317      43,902

    2       twitter.com/josephsmusic        Joseph's Music                 NYC                13      2,222      28,886

    3       twitter.com/LoveBreath              Beverly                    USA                21      1,343      28,203

    4      twitter.com/WhatsOnRadio1      Now Playing Radio 1        Leamington Spa           45       509       22,905

    5        twitter.com/mark_till             mark_till          Los Angeles California      8       2,528      20,224

    6      twitter.com/missxvampire        Catalina Flowers        Chile, South America       13      1,486      19,318

    7      twitter.com/michaelleung          Michael Leung            Vancouver, BC           27       659       17,793

    8      twitter.com/MissRoxyMusic         MissRoxyMusic                 Oz!                5       3,083      15,415

    9      twitter.com/JasonWGould          Jason W. Gould              Tampa, FL             12      1,215      14,580

    10         twitter.com/L3FM                Last 3FM          Valkenswaard, Nederland      19       633       12,027

    11      twitter.com/luizvalentim         Luiz Valentim        Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.     16       722       11,552

    12       twitter.com/namanita          Nádia Tamanaha               São Paulo             15       747       11,205

    13     twitter.com/thekillerschile      the killers chile             Chile               6       1,648      9,888

    14        twitter.com/artieee           Arthur Goulart                 USA                21       438       9,198

    15      twitter.com/stephanosis           Stephanosis           somerset england          12       745       8,940

    16      twitter.com/MrsVrsalovic     Cons†anza Sepúlveda          Talca Trueno            11       779       8,569

    17       twitter.com/Soxfan311               Steve                                        6       1,405      8,430

    18       twitter.com/tashanzac          natasha Gilbert          Topeka, kansas           8        990       7,920

    19       twitter.com/PolaGaitan       Lina Paola Gaitán B.      Bogotá - Colombia         11       651       7,161

    20        twitter.com/BeNNe8               Simon B.           45.911369, 13.507701        12       592       7,104

    21       twitter.com/cidergirli            cidergirli          Searching for shelter      13       513       6,669

    22     twitter.com/WhatsOnRadio2      Now Playing Radio 2       On the airwaves.          27       247       6,669

    23       twitter.com/jgomez89            Jorge Gomez                My house.             10       622       6,220

    24        twitter.com/tahsala                  ta                 Minas Geraids           17       362       6,154

    25        twitter.com/Den558             Denisse Luna           Monterrey, Mexico         6       1,022      6,132

    26        twitter.com/isismrt             Isis Martins            Espirito Santo          11       553       6,083

    27       twitter.com/xolondon            Stephen Sears            Not in Paris :(         5       1,124      5,620


                                 Figure 18: Top 50 Users tweeting about Brandon Flowers




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Rank          Twitter User                  Name                     Location              Tweets   Followers   Reach

28      twitter.com/prifernandes        Pri Fernandes            Itajaí, SC, Brasil          9        607       5,463

29      twitter.com/Loca_Chica1         Rose Martinez              With My Cat.              12       445       5,340

30        twitter.com/Andy383           Andrew Yates             Birmingham, UK              7        754       5,278

31      twitter.com/fridaymanson         Luis Victor             João Pessoa, PB             5        922       4,610

32       twitter.com/meamasas            Me Amasas                   Bogotá                  11       418       4,598

33       twitter.com/Natalie_TK            Natalie                   England                 6        758       4,548

34       twitter.com/OneRecent           OneRecent                    London                 8        538       4,304

35     twitter.com/XposedMonster       Xposed Monster              Gangztahood               6        698       4,188

36       twitter.com/cobraestilo         Cobraestilo                                         7        588       4,116

37       twitter.com/_Sandra_R_            Sandra                                            9        452       4,068

38        twitter.com/AlejoGui            Alejo Gui                     DF                   13       305       3,965

39        twitter.com/MrAntony        Antony Pilmoor ✔               Bradford                6        658       3,948

40        twitter.com/lilbratsie           Jamie B                Little Rock, AR            8        493       3,944

41     twitter.com/Camila_Morera     María Camila Morera     ÜT: 4.809806,-75.71274          7        546       3,822

42     twitter.com/velvetsunshine_        Emma..!          Sheffield, teenage wasteland.     6        637       3,822

43         twitter.com/m_isco               Maris                                            17       221       3,757

44         twitter.com/JuliaEF             Julia F.                   Bs. As.                15       247       3,705

45       twitter.com/alreadyevil     Guilherme Jacobino               Brazil                 21       174       3,654

46      twitter.com/shofi_victims      Sofía Hakansson                 Chile                 14       259       3,626

47         twitter.com/ruan96              Ruan C.            Rio de Janeiro - Brazil        11       317       3,487

48       twitter.com/brunobertt             Bert                    São Paulo                13       250       3,250

49        twitter.com/etheseb          Enzo Sebastiani               in eyes.                21       153       3,213

50       twitter.com/jeroenberk          Jeroen Berk        Eindhoven, the Netherlands       12       267       3,204


                       Figure 18 (continued): Top 50 Users tweeting about Brandon Flowers




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Shared Twitter Links
This section lists the most popular urls in tweets mentioning Brandon Flowers during this period.




           URL                                                                           Rank   Tweets

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon+Flowers                                       1      145

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Crossfire                           2      144

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Only The Young (DJ Lynnwood Mix)    3       83

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Hard Enough (KROQ Session)          4       48

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Crossfire                           5       44

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Jilted+Lovers+%26+Broken+Hearts     6       42

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Swallow It                          7       30

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Only the Young                      8       29

           http://tinysong.com/xGxT                                                       9       24

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Playing With Fire                   10      24

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Was It Something I Said?            11      21

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Magdalena                           12      21

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Jacksonville                        13      21

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/The Clock Was Tickin%27             14      20

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas       15      19

           http://tinysong.com/x0sA                                                       16      18

           http://www.tweekly.fm/user/lucasthuha                                          17      15

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/Right Behind You                    18      14

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/I Came Here To Get Over You         19      14

           http://www.tweekly.fm/user/shakaberto                                          20      12

           http://www.tweekly.fm/user/brunobertt                                          21      11

           http://www.last.fm/music/Brandon Flowers/_/On The Floor                        22      11

           http://www.tweekly.fm/user/JuliaEF                                             23      10

           http://www.tweekly.fm/user/ruan96                                              24      10

           http://www.tweekly.fm/user/luizvalentim                                        25      10

           http://www.tweekly.fm/user/m_isco                                              26      9

           http://www.tweekly.fm/user/shofi_victims                                       27      9


                      Figure 19: Top Shared Links on Twitter mentioning Brandon Flowers




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          http://tinysong.com/w0PD                      28      9

          http://l3f.nl/y2eb                            29      9

          http://tinysong.com/ylqk                      30      8

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/jeroenberk         31      8

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/LookingGlass__     32      8

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/_heyeron           33      8

          http://radioplayer.kerrangradio.co.uk         34      8

          http://tinysong.com/Ano7                      35      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/cecyferraz         36      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/gouveialara        37      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/marc_3             38      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/KillerKaylynxx     39      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/fflow              40      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/jgomez89           41      7

          http://tinysong.com/yo7p                      42      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/namanita           43      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/alvaro_2           44      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/everyheartbeatt    45      7

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/WeirdWorks4Me      46      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/twitter/Natalie_TK      47      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/twitter/Fabioplima      48      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/twitter/fflow           49      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/viniciusgamis      50      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/XposedMonster      51      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/twitter/luizvalentim    52      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/PaoGaitan          53      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/cibelemutarelli    54      6

          http://www.tunewiki.com/t/1z98l               55      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/twitter/isismrt         56      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/twitter/namanita        57      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/twitter/mdgbr           58      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/twitter/m_isco          59      6

          http://www.tweekly.fm/user/MarkFarrel         60      6


Figure 19 (continued): Top Shared Links on Twitter mentioning Brandon Flowers




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News Coverage

News Popularity
This section shows the total number of music articles mentioning Brandon Flowers during this
time period and the overall rank of Brandon Flowers when compared to similar artists.




                                                         Artist                Rank    Articles   Share

                                                         Best Coast            39th     1,310     0.033%
201st Overall Rank                                       Mark Ronson           90th      914      0.023%

                                                         Grinderman            176th     601      0.015%

                                                         Brandon Flowers       201st     563      0.014%
563 Articles                                             Blonde Redhead        339th     390      0.010%

                                                         Of Montreal           362nd     378      0.009%

                                                         Kele                  388th     351      0.009%
0.014% Share                                             We Are Scientists     725th     183      0.005%


                                                            Figure 20: News Coverage Comparison




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                                 Figure 21: News Coverage over Time




     Brandon Flowers         We Are Scientists            Kele                             Grinderman



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News Comparison
This section compares the number of music articles mentioning Brandon Flowers during this time
period to similar artists.




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                             Figure 22: Comparisons for Brandon Flowers




      Brandon Flowers        We Are Scientists           Kele



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Mainstream Chart vs Sentiment

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                     Figure 23: Brandon Flowers Chart Popularity vs News Sentiment + Volume



This chart presents a comparison of mainstream chart popularity versus news sentiment and
volume. It is useful in visualizing the impact of news coverage on chart position. The top chart
illustrates the chart movement in Red. The Sentiment trend in Orange below is represented as a
bar chart illustrating the cumulative sentiment thoughout the time period. Below zero indicates
negative sentiment, above zero indicates positive sentiment at that point in time. The Green bar
chart displays the number of articles published mentioning Brandon Flowers that day.




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Emerging Chart vs Sentiment

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                     Figure 24: Brandon Flowers Chart Popularity vs News Sentiment + Volume



This chart presents a comparison of emerging chart popularity versus news sentiment and
volume. It is useful in visualizing the impact of news coverage on chart position. The top chart
illustrates the chart movement in Red. The Sentiment trend in Orange below is represented as a
bar chart illustrating the cumulative sentiment thoughout the time period. Below zero indicates
negative sentiment, above zero indicates positive sentiment at that point in time. The Green bar
chart displays the number of articles published mentioning Brandon Flowers that day.




      Chart Popularity            News volume



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Top Publishers


   Spin


   NME - News


   Idolator                            Top Publishers

   Clash Music


   Consequence of Sound

                          Figure 25: Top Publishers related to Brandon Flowers
   Cuchara Sonica


   Other                        Top Publishers                   Mentions

                                Spin                               35

                                NME - News                         18

                                Idolator                           14

                                Clash Music                        14

                                Consequence of Sound               13

                                Cuchara Sonica                      8

                                Prefix Magazine                     8

                                NME - Blog                          7

                                Pretty Much Amazing                 7

                                stereogum                           6

                                PopWreck(oning)                     6

                                Galaxy fm ®                         6

                                Raised on Indie                     5

                                Indie For Bunnies                   5

                                Rolling Stone: Smoking Section      4


                          Figure 26: Most frequently mentioned Top Publishers




                                                                            25
Top News Publishers

    Publisher                                                                                   Rank   Articles

    Spin - http://www.spin.com/                                                                  1       35

    NME - News - http://www.nme.com/                                                             2       18

    Idolator - http://www.idolator.com/                                                          3       14

    Clash Music - http://www.clashmusic.com/                                                     4       14

    Consequence of Sound - http://www.consequenceofsound.net/                                    5       13

    Cuchara Sonica - http://cucharasonica.com                                                    6        8

    Prefix Magazine - http://prefixmag.com                                                       7        8

    NME - Blog - http://www.nme.com/                                                             8        7

    Pretty Much Amazing - http://prettymuchamazing.com/                                          9        7

    stereogum - http://www.stereogum.com/                                                        10       6

    PopWreck(oning) - http://popwreckoning.com/                                                  11       6

    Galaxy fm ® - http://galaxyfm.blogspot.com                                                   12       6

    Raised on Indie - http://www.raisedonindie.com/                                              13       5

    Indie For Bunnies - http://www.indieforbunnies.com                                           14       5

    Rolling Stone: Smoking Section - http://www.rollingstone.com/blogs/smokingsection/rss.xml    15       4

    HitFix - http://www.hitfix.com/                                                              16       4

    We All Want Someone To Shout For - http://www.weallwantsomeone.com/                          17       4

    The Music Slut - http://themusicslut.com                                                     18       3

    NME - Features - http://www.nme.com/                                                         19       3

    popbytes - http://www.popbytes.com                                                           20       3

    INDIEBLOGHEAVEN - http://indieblogheaven.typepad.com/indieblogheaven/                        21       3

    DoucheBagFace - http://www.dbf-music.com/                                                    22       3

    Triple J - Music News - http://triplej.abc.net.au/                                           23       2

    Kickin' The Peanuts - http://kickinthepeanuts.com                                            24       2

    No Rock&Roll Fun - http://xrrf.blogspot.com                                                  25       2

    wongie's music world - http://wongiesmusicworld.blogspot.com/index.html                      26       2

    MTV Newsroom - http://newsroom.mtv.com/                                                      27       1


                            Figure 27: Top 59 Publishers mentioning Brandon Flowers




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Publisher                                                                        Rank   Articles

:: The Playlist :: - http://theplaylist.blogspot.com/                             28       1

...SoTB - http://sideoftheblog.blogspot.com/                                      29       1

Audio Muffin - http://audiomuffin.com                                             30       1

Blender.com - Blog - http://www.blender.com/                                      31       1

78s - http://www.78s.ch                                                           32       1

It's a trap! Scandinavian music - http://itsatrap.com/index.php                   33       1

CMJ New Music Monthly - http://www.cmj.com/                                       34       1

Paste Magazine - http://www.pastemagazine.com/                                    35       1

Mixtape Maestro - http://mixtapemaestro.net/                                      36       1

I Like Music - Music News - http://www.ilikemusic.com/rss_feeds/music_news.xml    37       1

IndieRocker.net - http://indierocker.net                                          38       1

inALLcaps - http://www.inallcaps.com                                              39       1

#1 Hits From Another Planet - http://alienhits.blogspot.com                       40       1

NPR Music - http://www.npr.org/music/                                             41       1

Largehearted Boy - http://blog.largeheartedboy.com/                               42       1

The Line Of Best Fit - http://thelineofbestfit.com                                43       1

Hidden Track - http://www.glidemagazine.com/hiddentrack                           44       1

Rolling Stone: Album Reviews - http://www.rollingstone.com/                       45       1

NME - Reviews - http://www.nme.com/                                               46       1

The A.V. Club - http://www.avclub.com/                                            47       1

Tuneage - http://tuneage.tumblr.com/                                              48       1

Village Voice - music - http://www.villagevoice.com/                              49       1

The Good, The Bad, and The Unknown - http://goodbadunknown.blogspot.com           50       1

KEEM ALL HIPPIES - http://keemallhippies.blogspot.com/                            51       1

The Panic Manual - http://www.panicmanual.com                                     52       1

The Ripple Effect - http://ripplemusic.blogspot.com/                              53       1

Modern Mystery - http://modernmystery.wordpress.com                               54       1

vitaminic - http://www.vitaminic.it/                                              55       1

The Devil Has The Best Tuna - http://besttuna.blogspot.com                        56       1

HIPSTER RUNOFF - http://www.hipsterrunoff.com/                                    57       1

Guardian music - http://www.guardian.co.uk/music                                  58       1

caffeine-headache - http://caffeine-headache.net/                                 59       1


            Figure 27 (continued): Top 59 Publishers mentioning Brandon Flowers




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Best 5 News Days

1   09 July 2010 : 45 articles

    Popular Articles this Day
    10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - Brandon Flowers, Kid Cudi, of
    Montreal
    NME - Blog, 08 July 2010
    The sounds rattling round the skulls of the NME staff this week 1. Brandon Flowers – ‘Crossfire’
    Having shrugged off, for now, the manacles of his day job with The ...


    This Week's Essential Tracks
    NME - Features, 08 July 2010
    With Brandon Flowers, Kid Cudi, of Montreal


    Friday's Music Roundup
    Spin, 09 July 2010
    [Updated: 6:32 P.M.] NEWS: New ARCADE FIRE : ' DEPECHE MODE Meets NEIL YOUNG ' "If it
    doesn't sound weird then I think it's a success," frontman Win Butler says ...


    video fix: cutie brandon flowers' 'crossfire'
    popbytes, 09 July 2010
    i'm totally loving brandon flowers ' debut solo video for the single crossfire - off his upcoming album
    flamingo - his first studio album without the killers (due out in ...


    Stryker’s #1 Downloaded Song
    KROQ, 09 July 2010
    ‘ new song “Crossfire” takes over as the #1 Downloaded Song. Brandon Flowers is the frontman
    for , and this comes off his first solo project, Flamingo, which hits stores ...


    New Brandon Flowers Video
    AbsolutePunk, 09 July 2010
    The music video for "Crossfire" by *Brandon Flowers* (http://www.myspace.com/thekillers) can be
    seen in the replies. Submitted by csofran2


    Music Video: Brandon Flowers “Crossfire” Featuring Charlize Theron
    KROQ, 09 July 2010
    Why is tied up to a chair being chased by dudes with guns? Don’t worry ladies it’s just a clip from
    his latest music video. frontman Brandon Flowers is gearing ...




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    Brandon Flowers: "Crossfire" (Video)
    Prefix Magazine, 09 July 2010
    Making fun of the Killers and/or Brandon Flowers has started to become like shooting the lead
    singer of a pretty successful band in a very tiny barrel. I mean, at ...


    WATCH: Charlize Theron in Brandon Flowers Video
    Spin, 09 July 2010
    Brandon Flowers has written more than a few songs about his tortured soul, but in the
    just-released video for "Crossfire," the debut single off his forthcoming solo album, Flamingo (out
    ...


    Thursday's Music Roundup
    Spin, 08 July 2010
    [Updated: 5:16 P.M.] NEWS: LADY GAGA 's Remix Album Gets U.S. Release Date The Remix
    drops August 3 with 10 remixes including hits like "Just Dance," "Paparazzi," and "Bad Romance."
    ...




2   14 September 2010 : 21 articles

    Popular Articles this Day
    Going solo a humbling experience for Killers’ Brandon Flowers
    thestar.com - music, 14 September 2010
    Flowers had some help from producers Stuart Price, Brendan O'Brien and Daniel Lanois on his
    solo venture, Flamingo, out Tuesday


    Music: Review: Brandon Flowers: Flamingo
    The A.V. Club, 14 September 2010
    Just because he’s the lead singer of a wildly successfully rock band doesn’t necessarily mean that
    Brandon Flowers is a great frontman. Sure, he’s a good-looking dude, and there’s no ...


    Brandon Flowers holds off The xx and Hurts to stay top of NME Chart
    NME - News, 14 September 2010
    The Killers man survivors chart battle with the Mercury Prize winners


    Brandon Flowers: 'I've got no idea how long The Killers will be on a break
    for' - video
    NME - News, 13 September 2010
    Singer speaks about his loyalties to the band


    Brandon Flowers, 'Flamingo' - What Do You Think?
    NME - Blog, 13 September 2010
    Brandon Flowers' debut solo album has been a hit with the public - it's currently at Number One in
    the UK - but not with critics, who seem to have ...




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    Brandon Flowers, 'Flamingo'
    NME - Features, 13 September 2010
    Watch our video interview and debate the album


    The Killers' Brandon Flowers' solo debut tops UK albums chart
    NME - News, 13 September 2010
    And Alexandra Burke goes straight to the top of the singles chart


    Shorties (Brandon Flowers, Robert Pinsky, and more)
    Largehearted Boy, 13 September 2010
    The Killers' Brandon Flowers talks to Weekend Edition about his solo album, Flamingo. Billboard
    also profiles Flowers. The Boston Globe interviews poet Robert Pinsky. The Grand Rapids Press
    profiles Alban ...


    Brandon Flowers: "Crossfire" (Live On Leno) (Video)
    Prefix Magazine, 14 September 2010
    Killers frontman Brandon Flowers has a solo album out titled Flamingo , which he promoted on Jay
    Leno’s show last night (Sept. 13) by performing “Crossfire.” This is a more ...


    Tuesday's Web Roundup: News & Songs
    Spin, 14 September 2010
    [Updated: 1:29 P.M.] NEWS: OF MONTREAL & JANELLE MONAE Kick Off Tour The feisty funk
    diva upstages Kevin Barnes & Co. in the debut show of their fall trek. [ ...




3   20 July 2010 : 20 articles

    Popular Articles this Day
    The Killers' Brandon Flowers announces first solo shows
    NME - News, 20 July 2010
    Frontman heralds 'Flamingo''s release with US August dates


    Brandon Flowers Announces First Solo Shows
    Spin, 20 July 2010
    The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers will be hitting the road this August for a five-city tour to
    promote the release of his debut solo album Flamingo , which hits stores ...


    Brandon Flowers Confirms Solo Shows
    Clash Music, 20 July 2010
    Killers frontman Brandon Flowers has confirmed details of his first ever solo shows in the United
    States. When The Killers decided to take a break from the road, no one ...




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    Tuesday's Music Roundup
    Spin, 20 July 2010
    [Updated: 4:18 P.M.] NEWS: Virgin Fest Lineup: M.I.A. , PAVEMENT , T.I. & More Ludacris, Joan
    Jett, Jimmy Eat World, and Die Antwoord also join the eclectic bill for September ...


    Brandon On His Own
    AbsolutePunk, 20 July 2010
    *Brandon      Flowers    (http://brandonflowersmusic.com)*      has      posted     tour   dates
    (http://www.brandonflowersmusic.com/upcoming) for his first solo tour. Submitted by deezee


    Brandon Flowers To Perform At The Troubadour
    KROQ, 20 July 2010
    , frontman of Vegas rockers , will be playing a show August 17th at the Troubadour. This will be
    one of the very few dates that he’ll perform as a ...


    Monday's Music Roundup
    Spin, 19 July 2010
    [Updated: 6:33 P.M.] NEWS: 5 Notable Moments of the PITCHFORK MUSIC FEST Dance music
    ruled, Pavement was sloppy but loveable, and LCD Soundsystem seized the night in Chicago. [
    SPIN ...


    Tom Jones To Work With The Killers
    Clash Music, 19 July 2010
    Welsh singer Tom Jones is set to record a new collaboration with Las Vegas stars The Killers.
    Tom Jones is full of surprises. Every decade or so the singer reinvents ...


    Brandon Flowers Announces First Solo Shows
    MusicBlips, 20 July 2010
    The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers will be hitting the road this August for a five-city tour to
    promote the release of his debut solo album Flamingo , which hits stores ...


    Brandon Flowers releases Flamingo
    Music Remedy, 20 July 2010
    Brandon Flowers will be playing his first shows of 2010 in support of his forthcoming solo album,
    Flamingo, released on September 14th on Island Records. These dates will give fans ...




4   13 September 2010 : 20 articles

    Popular Articles this Day
    Brandon Flowers: 'I've got no idea how long The Killers will be on a break
    for' - video
    NME - News, 13 September 2010
    Singer speaks about his loyalties to the band




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Brandon Flowers, 'Flamingo' - What Do You Think?
NME - Blog, 13 September 2010
Brandon Flowers' debut solo album has been a hit with the public - it's currently at Number One in
the UK - but not with critics, who seem to have ...


Brandon Flowers, 'Flamingo'
NME - Features, 13 September 2010
Watch our video interview and debate the album


The Killers' Brandon Flowers' solo debut tops UK albums chart
NME - News, 13 September 2010
And Alexandra Burke goes straight to the top of the singles chart


Shorties (Brandon Flowers, Robert Pinsky, and more)
Largehearted Boy, 13 September 2010
The Killers' Brandon Flowers talks to Weekend Edition about his solo album, Flamingo. Billboard
also profiles Flowers. The Boston Globe interviews poet Robert Pinsky. The Grand Rapids Press
profiles Alban ...


Brandon Flowers, Flamingo Album Review
Contactmusic, 13 September 2010
Brandon Flowers' 'Flamingo' is an valiant albeit predictable debut solo album, which at times, is on


Brandon Flowers Tops UK Charts
Clash Music, 13 September 2010
The Killers singer Brandon Flowers has struck chart gold with 'Flamingo' hitting number one.
Making the decision to go solo earlier this year, Brandon Flowers took on a huge risk. ...


Brandon Flowers Debuts At No. 1 In U.K.
Billboard Biz, 13 September 2010
A Mercury Prize sales boost for winners the xx takes their debut album to No. 3.


SPIN.com's Best of the Week
Spin, 12 September 2010
This week, Kings of Leon debuted the video for their new song "Radioactive," the xx took home
Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize, and Metallica revealed plans for a new live album. ...


Album Review: Brandon Flowers – Flamingo
Swear I'm Not Paul, 13 September 2010
To be honest, I wasn't expecting much from Killers frontman Brandon Flowers' debut solo album. I
expected that it may be a way for him to get his wildest ideas ...




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5   15 September 2010 : 16 articles

    Popular Articles this Day
    Brandon Flowers's Tentative Bloom
    Village Voice - music, 15 September 2010
    Watching Brandon Flowers play to only 700 people—as he did at Chelsea's Highline Ballroom
    recently—is an unnerving experience. We're used to seeing him flaunting feather shoulder pads or,
    at the ...


    Going solo a humbling experience for Killers’ Brandon Flowers
    thestar.com - music, 14 September 2010
    Flowers had some help from producers Stuart Price, Brendan O'Brien and Daniel Lanois on his
    solo venture, Flamingo, out Tuesday


    Music: Review: Brandon Flowers: Flamingo
    The A.V. Club, 14 September 2010
    Just because he’s the lead singer of a wildly successfully rock band doesn’t necessarily mean that
    Brandon Flowers is a great frontman. Sure, he’s a good-looking dude, and there’s no ...


    Brandon Flowers holds off The xx and Hurts to stay top of NME Chart
    NME - News, 14 September 2010
    The Killers man survivors chart battle with the Mercury Prize winners


    Wednesday's Web Roundup: News & Songs
    Spin, 15 September 2010
    [Updated: 6:53 P.M.] NEWS: MY MORNING JACKET Talk Upcoming 5-Night NYC Stand Band will
    play each of their albums in their entirety this October. Guitarist Carl Broemel gives the low ...


    "Crossfire" And "Magdalena" (Live On Kimmel) (Video)
    Prefix Magazine, 15 September 2010
    Killers singer Brandon Flowers performed “Crossfire” from his Flamingo album on Jay Leno’s show
    two days ago , and he repeated the trick for Jimmy Kimmel last night (Sept. 14). ...


    Brandon Flowers: "Crossfire" And "Magdalena" (Live On Kimmel) (Video)
    Prefix Magazine, 15 September 2010
    Killers singer Brandon Flowers performed “Crossfire” from his Flamingo album on Jay Leno’s show
    two days ago , and he repeated the trick for Jimmy Kimmel last night (Sept. 14). ...


    Brandon Flowers And Wife Expecting Third Child [News]
    Ultimate Guitar, 15 September 2010
    General Music News : In addition to celebrating the release of his debut solo album, "Flamingo,"
    Brandon Flowers has another reason to break out a cigar.




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Staff Reviews (09/15/10)
AbsolutePunk, 15 September 2010
And sometimes I'm a travel man, but tonight this engine's failing. *Blueprint* - Blueprint Who
(http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=1909582) (Ian Walker) *Brandon Flowers* -
Flamingo (http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=1910872) (Ian Walker) *Interpol* -
Interpol...


New Music Releases for September 14
Artist Direct, 15 September 2010
The fall record release season is in full swing with Robert Plant, Linkin Park, The Killers' Brandon
Flowers, Weezer and Trey Songz offering up new music! Linkin Park, A Thousand ...




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News Highlights
This section includes the most repeated statements in the music press about Brandon Flowers
month by month during this period.




July
"Brandon Flowers has spoken exclusively to ClashMusic about his upcoming debut solo
album. The Killers decided to take a break last year, after continual touring over ..."
Thu 01/07 - Brandon Flowers Talks Solo Career - Clash Music

"Brandon Flowers might be about to launch his solo album, but the Killers are playing a gig
tomorrow: at the White House. Yes, that White House. ..."
Sun 04/07 - Killers' 4th July Gig to be Streamed Live - SupaJam

"Brandon Flowers has criticised Green Day for what he sees as their calculated
anti-Americanism. In particular, Flowers singled out the track ‘American Idiot’ and the fact
..."
Sun 04/07 - Another Obama Misstep? Killers To Play White House 4th Of July… - The Daily Swarm

"Brandon Flowers have premiered the music video for "Crossfire". The track is the first
single off the singer's forthcoming debut solo album, 'Flamingo'. The music video, ..."
Tue 06/07 - Watch: Brandon Flowers Premieres “Crossfire” Music Video (Feat. Charlize Theron) - Rock on
the Streets

"Brandon Flowers has a solo album coming out in the fall (it's called Flamingo, and it's out
on September 14) and the group is officially on ..."
Wed 07/07 - The Killers Continue A Run Of Alt-Rock At The White House - MTV Newsroom

"Brandon Flowers to indulge his experimental side on debut album ‘Flamingo’. Alas, he’s
not gone glo-fi, or unleashed a volley of bludgeoning Megadeth covers. In fact ..."
Thu 08/07 - 10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - Brandon Flowers, Kid Cudi, of Montreal - NME - Blog

"Brandon Flowers may be doing this solo for now, but the Killers frontman has enlisted the
help of Academy Award-winning actress Charlize Theron to play his ..."
Thu 08/07 - Brandon Flowers Recruits Charlize Theron for 'Crossfire' Video - Spinner.com

"Brandon Flowers has written more than a few songs about his tortured soul, but in the
just-released video for "Crossfire," the debut single off his forthcoming ..."
Fri 09/07 - WATCH: Charlize Theron in Brandon Flowers Video - Spin




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"Brandon Flowers is still handsome, still sounds like Brandon Flowers. Things are going
pretty OK so far! The album’s called Flamingo, and its’ first single,”Crossfire,” melds ..."
Fri 09/07 - Brandon Flowers – “Crossfire” Video (Feat. Charlize Theron) - stereogum

"Brandon Flowers has started to become like shooting the lead singer of a pretty
successful band in a very tiny barrel. I mean, at this point, ..."
Fri 09/07 - Brandon Flowers: "Crossfire" (Video) - Prefix Magazine

"Brandon Flowers being bound and tortured by ninja warriors in secluded locations in his
music video for debut solo single “Crossfire”? That sucks. But being rescued ..."
Fri 09/07 - Brandon Flowers Is Rescued By Charlize Theron In His “Crossfire” Music Video - Idolator

"Brandon Flowers is releasing a solo album entitled Flamingo… the first single of it is
Crossfire and an official video was just unleashed on the internet ..."
Fri 09/07 - Video/Mp3: Brandon Flowers – Crossfire - MusicBlips

"Brandon Flowers is rescued by Charlize Theron in his music video for "Crossfire", the
official first single from The Killers' frontman upcoming debut solo album "Flamingo" ..."
Fri 09/07 - Brandon Flowers - Crossfire Lyrics and Video - MusicBlips

"Brandon Flowers is gearing up to release his very first solo album ’Flamingo’ September
14th. KROQ just started playing the first single “Crossfire” from the album ..."
Fri 09/07 - Music Video: Brandon Flowers “Crossfire” Featuring Charlize Theron - KROQ

"Brandon Flowers has released his debut solo single, entitled Crossfire . If you'd like, you
can watch the video, featuring Charlize Theron"
Fri 09/07 - Brandon Flowers Saved From His Own Metaphors By Ninja-Ass-Kicking Charlize Theron -
Antiquiet

"Brandon Flowers is the frontman for , and this comes off his first solo project, Flamingo,
which hits stores September 14th. Click more to see the ..."
Fri 09/07 - Stryker’s #1 Downloaded Song - KROQ

"Brandon Flowers has announced the first few dates of his forthcoming solo tour. Flowers,
who will be supporting his debut solo album 'Flamingo', is set to ..."
Sun 18/07 - The Killer’s Brandon Flowers Announces Solo Dates - Rock on the Streets

"Brandon Flowers has announced his first shows in support of .."
Mon 19/07 - Brandon Flowers Takes 'Flamingo' On The Road - CMJ New Music Monthly

"Brandon Flowers will take his solo album Flamingo on the road in the weeks prior to its
September 14th release with five August shows in major ..."
Tue 20/07 - More Top Stories: Brandon Flowers, Ryan Adams, Dr. Dre - Rolling Stone: Smoking Section




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"Brandon Flowers has announced a slew of dates to give fans a taste of what to expect
from his solo debut, 'Flamingo.' The Killers frontman will ..."
Tue 20/07 - Brandon Flowers Announces First Solo Concerts - Spinner.com


August
"Brandon Flowers has announced five U.S. dates that will kick off his first solo tour later
this month. The Killers’ frontman has been prepping his debut ..."
Wed 04/08 - Brandon Flowers Announces Tour Dates - Paste Magazine

"Brandon Flowers has announced he will play the intimate Relentless Garage in London
on Wednesday, September 8th. Tickets can only be won via HMV"
Thu 05/08 - Brandon Flowers To Play Intimate London Show - Alter The Press

"Brandon Flowers is playing the Academy rather than Vicar Street or the Olympia. That
said, it should be a great intimate gig (he’s also playing Arthur’s ..."
Thu 12/08 - Live: Brandon Flowers at the Academy - Swear I'm Not Paul

"Brandon Flowers is not one to camouflage his emotions—when the Killers frontman hits
the stage, he holds little back, smiling wide, pistoning himself up and down, ..."
Tue 17/08 - Brandon Flowers Plays First Solo Show - Spin

"Brandon Flowers is no stranger to the Troubadour, having performed the Wet Hollywood
room multiple times with the Killers in support of Hot Fuss and a ..."
Wed 18/08 - Brandon Flowers @ The Troubadour, West Hollywood 8/17/10 - stereogum

"Brandon Flowers is launching a solo career with the September 14 release his debut
album, Flamingo . But the 29-year-old known for his haute fashion sense ..."
Thu 19/08 - EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Brandon Flowers Solo Album - Spin

"Brandon Flowers will deliver his highly anticipated solo album Flamingo"
Thu 26/08 - Brandon Flowers: caught in the crossfire of religion - Triple J - Music News

"Brandon Flowers has confirmed details of a new UK tour. Brandon Flowers doesn't like to
sit still. Embarking on a world wide tour with The Killers, ..."
Tue 31/08 - Brandon Flowers UK Solo Tour - Clash Music


September
"Brandon Flowers is branching out on his own for the first time ever with Flamingo , his
debut solo album, out Sept. 14—hear preview clips of ..."
Wed 01/09 - LISTEN: Brandon Flowers Full Album Preview - Spin




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"Brandon Flowers would know. He is from Vegas, as you might know. Brandon was born in
Henderson, NV (very close to Las Vegas) and lived here ..."
Tue 07/09 - Give us your dreamers, your harlots, and your sins - inALLcaps

"Brandon Flowers has added an extra date to his British tour due to overwhelming
demand. The Killers are one of the biggest bands amongst UK music ..."
Wed 08/09 - Brandon Flowers Adds Extra Show - Clash Music

"Brandon Flowers has said that he wants the Killers to get back together next year, and
revealed he is 'missing' the band while he is on ..."
Wed 08/09 - The Killers to Return in 2011, According to Brandon Flowers - Spinner.com

"Brandon Flowers is due to tour the UK this October, and recently added an extra date to
the sold out series of concerts. Meanwhile, Manchester newcomers ..."
Thu 09/09 - Brandon Flowers Tops Mid Week Charts - Clash Music

"Brandon Flowers has said that he wants the Killers to get back together next year"
Fri 10/09 - The Killers To Return In 2011 [News] - Ultimate Guitar

"Brandon Flowers has struck chart gold with 'Flamingo' hitting number one. Making the
decision to go solo earlier this year, Brandon Flowers took on a huge ..."
Mon 13/09 - Brandon Flowers Tops UK Charts - Clash Music

"Brandon Flowers will bring a little piece of Las Vegas to cities across North America this
fall on his first-ever solo tour behind Flamingo , his ..."
Tue 14/09 - Brandon Flowers Plots Tour Dates - Spin

"Brandon Flowers has announced a North American tour. In additional news, his new
album 'Flamingo' entered the UK album chart at number one"
Tue 14/09 - Brandon Flowers North American Dates - Alter The Press

"Brandon Flowers is a great frontman. Sure, he’s a good-looking dude, and there’s no
denying that “Mr. Brightside” wouldn’t be the slice of pop perfection it ..."
Tue 14/09 - Music: Review: Brandon Flowers: Flamingo - The A.V. Club

"Brandon Flowers has spoken about the ongoing Killers hiatus, admitting he does not
know when it will end. The Killers struck gold with 'Day Age'. ..."
Tue 14/09 - Brandon Flowers Talks Killers Hiatus - Clash Music

"Brandon Flowers will kick off a tour of North America, November 10, in Los Angeles,
California, in support of his solo debut, "Flamingo"
Tue 14/09 - Brandon Flowers announces solo tour - Groove Volt




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"Brandon Flowers has a solo album out titled Flamingo , which he promoted on Jay Leno’s
show last night (Sept. 13) by performing “Crossfire.” This is ..."
Tue 14/09 - Brandon Flowers: "Crossfire" (Live On Leno) (Video) - Prefix Magazine

"Brandon Flowers has another reason to break out a cigar: he's going to be a father for the
third time. As People reports, the Killers frontman ..."
Wed 15/09 - Brandon Flowers and Wife Expecting Third Child - Spinner.com

"Brandon Flowers has been doing promotional work for solo album Flamingo, and he’s
come out with some interesting comments. Speaking about the reasons behind his move,
..."
Wed 15/09 - Flowers uncertain when Killers will return - SupaJam

"Brandon Flowers has another reason to break out a cigar"
Wed 15/09 - Brandon Flowers And Wife Expecting Third Child [News] - Ultimate Guitar

"Brandon Flowers was on Jimmy Kimmel last night supporting his new solo record
Flamingo, which was released yesterday, by performing the single “Crossfire” (above) and
“Magdalena” ..."
Thu 16/09 - Brandon Flowers – “Crossfire” and “Magdalena” Live on Jimmy Kimmel - DoucheBagFace

"Brandon Flowers is douche bad. The guy called Green Day anti-Americans for performing
American Idiot in England. That honestly doesn't even make sense, especially coming
from ..."
Thu 16/09 - The 11 Best Songs By The Killers - The Good, The Bad, and The Unknown

"Brandon Flowers is so damn adorable ... check him out Jimmy Kimmel! Idolator † Lindsay
Lohan and Samantha Ronson are probably back together! Cele|bitchy † The ..."
Thu 16/09 - Pop Nosh: Damn! Drew Barrymore looks fantastic! - popbytes

"Brandon Flowers is having a pretty good week. His new solo album was released on
Tuesday, and he just got word that a third little one ..."
Fri 17/09 - Brandon Flowers Performs "Crossfire" on Jimmy Kimmel - INDIEBLOGHEAVEN


October
"Brandon Flowers would regain his mojo on a solo album, stripping down the
instrumentation of The Killers to leave his impressive voice to do some [...] ..."
Sat 02/10 - ALBUM REVIEW: Brandon Flowers – Flamingo - Pretty Much Amazing

"Brandon Flowers is set to release his new single 'Only The Young' on December 6th.
Taking time away from The Killers, Brandon Flowers immediately began work ..."
Thu 07/10 - Brandon Flowers Confirms Single - Clash Music




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"Brandon Flowers has just released the new video for Only The Young, which is taken
from his brilliant solo debut album, Flamingo.It seems to be a ..."
Fri 08/10 - Brandon Flowers Shows Off His New Video: Only THe Young - RouteNote

"Brandon Flowers has just started his first solo UK tour"
Thu 14/10 - Video of the Moment #367: Brandon Flowers - There Goes The Fear

"Brandon Flowers is self-serious is like shooting a shark in a bathtub. Super easy and
super boring*. Instead, here's this video of Brandon Flowers performing "On ..."
Wed 20/10 - Brandon Flowers: "On The Floor" (Unplugged) (Video) - Prefix Magazine

"Brandon Flowers is back in all his glam rock glory, with a new solo album, entitled [.."
Fri 22/10 - Brandon Flowers: Flamingo - Short and Sweet NYC


November
"Brandon Flowers being busy with his solo work, and touring, I thought for sure there
would be no time to assemble the band and record a ..."
Tue 16/11 - The Killers To Release New Christmas Single ‘Boots’ - KROQ


December
"Brandon Flowers is currently entering full-blown "solo" mode, but that didn't stop his band
from releasing another entry into their Holiday singles collection. Their new single ..."
Thu 02/12 - Watch: THE KILLERS release video for new Holiday single BOOTS - Kik Axe Music

"Brandon Flowers is actually much more than that. Earlier this year, Flowers announced
that he would be taking the solo road for a while, and the ..."
Fri 10/12 - 21st Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Artist Spotlight: Brandon Flowers - KROQ




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Appendicies

Appendix A - Top Mainstream Artists
This section presents the top 100 Artists for this period based on their popularity on the We Are
Hunted mainstream chart.




                               Artist                     Rank   Best Position

                               Muse                        1          1

                               Radiohead                   2          1

                               The xx                      3          2

                               Lady GaGa                   4          2

                               Arcade Fire                 5          2

                               Coldplay                    6          2

                               Katy Perry                  7          2

                               Florence and the Machine    8          2

                               Linkin Park                 9          2

                               Kings of Leon               10         2

                               The Beatles                 11         2

                               Nirvana                     12         2

                               Eminem                      13         2

                               Paramore                    14         3

                               The Killers                 15         3

                               Red Hot Chili Peppers       16         3

                               MGMT                        17         3

                               Metallica                   18         3

                               Rihanna                     19         3

                               Arctic Monkeys              20         3

                               Ke$ha                       21         3

                               Phoenix                     22         4

                               Mumford And Sons            23         4

                               Pink Floyd                  24         4

                               The National                25         4

                               Gorillaz                    26         4

                               The Black Eyed Peas         27         4


                       Figure 28: Top 100 Artists on We Are Hunted Mainstream Chart




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                 Artist               Rank   Best Position

                 30 Seconds to Mars    28         4

                 Taylor Swift          29         4

                 Vampire Weekend       30         4

                 The Smiths            31         5

                 Foo Fighters          32         5

                 AC/DC                 33         5

                 System of A Down      34         5

                 Michael Jackson       35         5

                 Taio Cruz             36         5

                 Green Day             37         5

                 Bruno Mars            38         5

                 Led Zeppelin          39         5

                 Blink 182             40         5

                 Daft Punk             41         5

                 Guns N´ Roses         42         6

                 Oasis                 43         6

                 Queen                 44         6

                 Pendulum              45         6

                 Bon Iver              46         6

                 Kanye West            47         6

                 Crystal Castles       48         6

                 Train                 49         6

                 Justin Bieber         50         6

                 Blur                  51         6

                 The Strokes           52         7

                 Massive Attack        53         7

                 La Roux               54         7

                 M.I.A.                55         7

                 Joy Division          56         7

                 Drake                 57         7

                 The Temper Trap       58         8

                 Owl City              59         8

                 Trey Songz            60         8

                 The Cure              61         8

                 Nelly                 62         8

                 Franz Ferdinand       63         8

                 Avenged Sevenfold     64         8

                 The White Stripes     65         8


Figure 28 (continued): Top 100 Artists on We Are Hunted Mainstream Chart




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              Artist                     Rank   Best Position

              Kylie Minogue               66         8

              Enrique Iglesias            67         8

              Jason Mraz                  68         8

              The Pixies                  69         8

              usher                       70         9

              Lil Wayne                   71         9

              Passion Pit                 72         9

              The Black Keys              73         9

              Robyn                       74         9

              The Prodigy                 75         9

              U2                          76         9

              Kid Cudi                    77         9

              Christina Aguilera          78         9

              Placebo                     79         10

              Glee Cast                   80         10

              Black Sabbath               81         10

              Death Cab For Cutie         82         10

              Adam Lambert                83         10

              The Drums                   84         11

              Evanescence                 85         11

              My Chemical Romance         86         11

              Miley Cyrus                 87         11

              Snow Patrol                 88         11

              The Kooks                   89         11

              Interpol                    90         11

              Rage Against the Machine    91         11

              David Bowie                 92         11

              Flo Rida                    93         11

              Weezer                      94         11

              Iron Maiden                 95         11

              Far East Movement           96         11

              B.o.B.                      97         11

              David Guetta                98         11

              Stromae                     99         11

              Sufjan Stevens             100         11


Figure 28 (continued): Top 100 Artists on We Are Hunted Mainstream Chart




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Appendix B - Top Emerging Artists
This section presents the top 100 Artists for this period based on their popularity on the We Are
Hunted emerging chart.




                                  Artist                Rank   Best Position

                                  Best Coast             1          2

                                  The National           2          3

                                  Sufjan Stevens         3          4

                                  Deerhunter             4          4

                                  Bombay Bicycle Club    5          4

                                  Bon Iver               6          4

                                  Chromeo                7          4

                                  Deadmau5               8          4

                                  Crystal Castles        9          5

                                  Swedish House Mafia    10         5

                                  No Age                 11         5

                                  Caribou                12         5

                                  Wiz Khalifa            13         5

                                  AUBURN                 14         5

                                  Warpaint               15         6

                                  James Blake            16         6

                                  Girls                  17         6

                                  Mark Ronson            18         6

                                  Rick Ross              19         6

                                  Tim Berg               20         6

                                  Flying Lotus           21         7

                                  New Boyz               22         7

                                  Aeroplane              23         7

                                  Salem                  24         7

                                  WAVVES                 25         7

                                  Houses                 26         7

                                  Janelle Monae          27         7


                         Figure 29: Top 100 Artists on We Are Hunted Emerging Chart




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               Artist                  Rank   Best Position

               The Go! Team             28         7

               Panda Bear               29         7

               LCD Soundsystem          30         7

               Magnetic Man             31         8

               Wale                     32         8

               Everything Everything    33         8

               Dark Dark Dark           34         8

               Arcade Fire              35         8

               Professor Green          36         8

               Sia                      37         8

               J.Cole                   38         8

               Eliza Doolittle          39         9

               Atmosphere               40         9

               Matthew Dear             41         9

               Uffie                    42         9

               Small Black              43         9

               Tame Impala              44         9

               How To Dress Well        45         9

               John Legend              46         9

               Au Revoir Simone         47         9

               Duck Sauce               48         9

               Ra Ra Riot               49         9

               Chiddy Bang              50         9

               The Roots                51         9

               Plan B                   52         9

               Curren$y                 53         9

               The Bees                 54         9

               Oh Land                  55         9

               DJ Fresh                 56         9

               Ellie Goulding           57         9

               B.o.B.                   58         9

               Mike Posner              59         9

               The Soft Moon            60         10

               The Walkmen              61         10

               TV Girl                  62         10

               Aloe Blacc               63         10

               Klaxons                  64         10

               Cut Copy                 65         10


Figure 29 (continued): Top 100 Artists on We Are Hunted Emerging Chart




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              Artist                 Rank   Best Position

              Robyn                   66         10

              Beach House             67         10

              Dredg                   68         10

              The Black Keys          69         10

              Bassnectar              70         10

              Korallreven             71         10

              Matt and Kim            72         10

              Of Montreal             73         10

              Yolanda Be Cool         74         10

              La Roux                 75         10

              Twin Shadow             76         10

              Deerhoof                77         10

              ceo                     78         10

              The Pretty Reckless     79         11

              Woodsman                80         11

              Bat For Lashes          81         11

              Tinchy Stryder          82         11

              Jedi Mind Tricks        83         11

              Diamond Rings           84         11

              Young Jeezy             85         11

              She & Him               86         11

              The Hoosiers            87         11

              Anberlin                88         11

              The Maine               89         11

              Far East Movement       90         11

              One Night Only          91         11

              Philipp Poisel          92         11

              Errors                  93         12

              The Gossip              94         12

              Two Door Cinema Club    95         12

              Teletextile             96         12

              Lissie                  97         12

              Glasser                 98         12

              Belle and Sebastian     99         12

              Boy & Bear             100         12


Figure 29 (continued): Top 100 Artists on We Are Hunted Emerging Chart




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