The Weekly Compete Pulse

This week we tragically learned that musical legend Whitney Houston passed away, inspiring Jennifer Hudson to perform a beautiful tribute to the late artist at this year’s Grammy awards. Although this year Grammy’s achieved a record high tweets per second, Hudon’s Whitney Houston tribute was so moving that people actually stopped tweeting during her performance, according to AdAge. In other celebrity related news this week, we learned that Facebook it will

Grammy Recap: Award Winning Surge in Traffic

Image from: Huffington Post Winning a Grammy Award is obviously an incredible honor for any recording artist. The award comes with lots of bragging rights and more importantly, lots of attention. I decided to check the data from to see how wining a Grammy affected site traffic for a few of the winners. Adele Adele cleaned up at the Grammy’s this year; The British-born artist won every single category

Can web traffic predict Grammy winners?

Now that the Grammys have come and gone, we thought it might be fun to see if web traffic could be used to predict the outcome of a few categories.  Specifically, we thought we’d take a look at the Record of the Year (for best individual song of the year) and Album of the Year (for best overall album) results.  Interestingly, both categories contained almost the exact same group of