Originally posted by MTV Spears is still everything to everyone (...) The thing about being the first is that there isn't really anything — or anyone — to compete against. So let others sweat the small stuff; Britney's only concerned with being Britney. Now and forever.
An ATRL Little Koon "This album isn't going to just fall off the face of the earth like many of you believe. Nothing about The Fame or The Fame Monster were front-loaded, and the same was true for "Applause" and will be true for ARTPOP "
4 weeks later ARTPOP was already out of the top20 in most markets, including the US