Veronika Albrecht-Birkner's research while affiliated with Universität Siegen and other places

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Being popular means getting noticed by many. Popularity is measured as well as staged. Rankings and charts provide information on what is popular while vying for popularity themselves. They do not speak to the quality or originality of the popular, only to its evident success across different scales of evaluation. People do not buy good products, t...
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Damaris Joy was one of the best-known “Popular Christian Music” (PCM) acts in German conservative religious milieus during the 1980s. In contrast to the Anglo-American “Contemporary Christian Music”, the German PCM has rarely been subject to academic research, despite being considered as a distinct musical genre, as well as an important aspect in t...