Will someone with knowledge of what constitutes an Internet “trend” please explain why Stevie Nicks was trending higher than “bin Laden dead” on Yahoo just fours hours after President Obama announced the killing of the most notorious terrorist of the past decade?
Stevie Nicks was the No. 1 trending term on Yahoo around 12:15 a.m. Pacific Time on May 2, as the image with this report shows.
Now, The Punditty Project loves Stevie Nicks as much as the next 40-something American raised on FM radio in the 1970s, but why should there be more interest in her right now, at this particular moment in time, than in the death of Osama bin Laden?
As far as I can tell, it might be because she has released a new album, “In Your Dreams.”
It was a big night for the U.S. military and President Obama, but in some ways, apparently, it was a bigger night for Stevie Nicks. But will it translate into sales? Stay tuned.
[ I call it Karma for taking the wind out of her "Trouble In Shangri-La" sails in 2001 ]