Scribbled in history books for some good and not-so-good reasons, 2016 brought with it some of modern music’s most memorable moments. Now, as the year draws to a close, TGJ is reflecting on 31 moments that rocked – and to some degree shaped – the Urban and Pop musical landscape as we know it.
Now, we’ll reflect on the collection of albums and singles whose barks were certainly bigger than their bites. For, considering the hype that preceded them, great expectations were placed on their respective commercial performances.
Sadly, they failed to meet them…
Click links below to read more on the year’s top flops:
Maxwell’s ‘BSN Pt. 2’ debuts with a fifth of its predecessor’s sales
Alicia Keys’ ‘Here’ debuts with lowest first week sales of singer’s career
John Legend’s ‘Darkness & Light’ marks singer’s lowest first week sales & debut placement
Fergie’s long-awaited comeback single, ‘MILF $,’ drops 56 spots in week 2
Britney Spears’ ‘Glory’ Drops to #200 in less than 2 months
Usher’s Movie, ‘Hands of Stone,’ and album, ‘Hard II Love,’ Bomb Within 2 Weeks of Each Other
Lady Gaga’s ‘Perfect Illusion’ Makes Hard Fall on Hot 100
Iggy Azalea’s Comeback Single ‘Team’ Tanks
Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Aint Your Mama’ Ain’t a Hit
Tinashe’s ‘Superlove’ Gets No Love on Hot 100