07tandu

Why is Jason Derulo not considered a "main pop boy"?

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07tandu

#1s in the US, UK and Australia

6 top 10s in the US

His current single "Savage Love" going top 5 in Australia and UK

An underrated "main pop boy" perhaps?

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Cain

He only gets an occasional hit but no one cares for his celebrity or albums, he never wins awards or is in the news

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Marco_g2
18 minutes ago, Cain said:

He only gets an occasional hit but no one cares for his celebrity or albums, he never wins awards or is in the news

Basically.

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AbeHicks

While he finds success, for some reason he does not spark an interest in himself amongst the general public, or the majority of music enthusiasts. I am not sure why it is weird. Like people listen to his catchy singles but don't become interested in him as a person.

 

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Hongbin

He's been in the industry for over a decade and his hits are bigger than him as a celebrity, that's why.

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Mark Rih
24 minutes ago, Cain said:

He only gets an occasional hit but no one cares for his celebrity or albums, he never wins awards or is in the news

.

 

Occasional hits and nothing more. The fact he's now getting a smash with a trash tiktok beat :rip:

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MayorOfTrollTown

Check his album sales and you'll get your answer :cm: 

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espeon

He has hits for days WW but not enough star power or strong album stats.

Which is a shame cause he can out-sing and out-dance the majority of the "main boys". He needed a stronger branding and a more unique persona/sound to stand out.

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TheCheshireCat

He is a great example of having songs that are bigger than the star. Almost any of his material could be sung by a number of his peers and it would perform the same if not better.

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Sanguine

His entire brand is just that he says his name at the beginning of songs so

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bleuwaffle

there's no artistry to what he does.

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BlueBird

Because he isn’t really appealing or interesting to the gp, no star power...

 

I’m somewhat of a Jason fan, but he nowadays is a tik tok personality

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SignificantOther

He's generic and has no star power. Most people wouldn't even recognize him in the streets, even among the younger crowd. 

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professor2000
2 hours ago, espeon said:

He has hits for days WW but not enough star power or strong album stats.

Which is a shame cause he can out-sing and out-dance the majority of the "main boys". He needed a stronger branding and a more unique persona/sound to stand out.

 

3 hours ago, Cain said:

He only gets an occasional hit but no one cares for his celebrity or albums, he never wins awards or is in the news

 

2 hours ago, bleuwaffle said:

there's no artistry to what he does.

:cm:
 

Honestly someone should do a case study on this...it’s so ODD.  Lol.  Like where did the label go wrong in developing/marketing him as an artist?  

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slw84

He was chris brown's replacement and he has no actual identity out of making hits that are mc donald's serviceable.

 

Many are forgotten.

 

 

 

 

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JustHoran

He can get hits if he does a good song that radio likes, but no one knows who he is. No one really stans him, he's not even ever nominated for awards or even ever asked to perform.

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PoisonPill
4 hours ago, Cain said:

He only gets an occasional hit but no one cares for his celebrity or albums, he never wins awards or is in the news

Yep, he’s in the Pitbull/Flo Rida lane 

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Outlaws
4 hours ago, Cain said:

He only gets an occasional hit but no one cares for his celebrity or albums, he never wins awards or is in the news

+ not a lot of people know about him at all.

 

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AvrilLaQueen

Cristiano Ronaldo has went to his tour, so he has some star power, I'd say

 

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magazine

tragic music

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Trent W

Zero Character 

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ReH2o

the hits are bigger than him 

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Jukebox
Posted (edited)

He’s basically the P!nk of pop boys. Pretty much everyone knows who he is, he has a lot of iconic hits and has lasted quite a long time and he’s just... there.  
Never on top of the game, never at the bottom. Just in the middle, floating. 

Edited by Jukebox

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UnusualBoy

He has hits and that's it, no album sales, not touring numbers, not acclaim, only his songs and his ***** videos on TikTok is what he has (Both are appreciated)

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Mr. Venti

2020: Savage Love (due to inserting himself onto an already popular tiktok beat)
2017: Swalla
2015: Want To Want Me
2013/14: Trumpets, Talk Dirty, Swalla
2011: It Girl
2009/10: Watcha Say, In My Head, Ridin Solo
 

Debut: overall smash
2nd album: bomb with a cute hit
3rd album: cute success but very frontloaded singles
4th album: 1 smash single but overall bomb album
Since then he's managed to get two hits out of the 458634 singles he's released

Compare this to artists like Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Post Malone and even Shawn Mendes and you will easily see why he isnt considered a main pop boy

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