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Paris is Failing as a Pop Star

Looks like being the most overrated celebrity doesn't necessarily mean you will sell albums. Paris dropped her album last week, but as expected, she is getting crushed by another blond pop star, Christina Aguilera. This week Jessica's album drops. Paris can't even compete with the Newlywed-no-more that America is angry at. Page Six reports:

PARIS Hilton's career as a pop star is fizzling as quickly as one of her blink-and-you'll-miss-it relationships. In its first week out of the gate, Hilton's first CD is being widely seen as a certified flop. "Paris," which features the single "Stars Are Blind," sold a lackluster 75,000 copies in the United States - a pittance compared to Christina Aguilera's first-week sales of 320,000, according to Soundscan.

And projected sales for next week are said to be a measly 30,000, which is a larger than normal second week drop.

"Paris" is languishing at the bottom of Billboard's Hot 100 - so Hilton's label rushed out her second single, "Turn It Up," which isn't doing very well either.

"The international outlook is not much better for her," one industry source told Page Six. "The international people are not inclined to do a big push since she can't back up the album with a tour. Obviously, she can't sing live."

The source added that Hilton was advised a year ago to train her voice, work with choreographers and learn an instrument to prepare for a limited tour, but "obviously she didn't listen."

Hilton's rep, Elliot Mintz, said, "To me, [the album] sounds huge. For a newcomer, this is incredibly impressive."

Lucky girl still gets to dress up and attend the HBO Emmy party with cutie Adrian Grenier so life can't be that bad.


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lovebritsean lovebritsean 10 years
of course she got in the party, nikki hilton's bf, kevin whatever his last name is , he's on the emmy nominated show ENTOURAGE, otherwise she probably wouldn't go
TNgirl TNgirl 10 years
So glad her album tanked. The only good thing I can say about Paris is that I like the dress that she has on here.
Fashiondiva91 Fashiondiva91 10 years
I agree with you "MY Opinion" that pose is so cheesy Hollywood.
Toronado Toronado 10 years
I wonder that too, Mar. I mean, with all the balls that she licks you'd think someone'd be nice and give her a pair.
sjpwannabe sjpwannabe 10 years
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
so sick of that same cheesy pose* go away wonk wonk*
Fashiondiva91 Fashiondiva91 10 years
I am not surprised, she is not going to last long as a, a, whatever she is. Her stardom days are at a countdown...5,4,3,2,1...BYE PARIS!
t0xxic t0xxic 10 years
Yuck for her. THats all she gets and is worth
mar mar 10 years
I really wonder where Paris gets her balls. She makes it known that she thinksreally high of herself, she has been quoted saying that shes on the A list. It really amazes me that someone with zero talent finds themself so amazing.
Ginger Ginger 10 years
I guess it's harder to have your publicist declare what a success you are in something like record sales which are tracked by third parties. I question if she's really successful at anything, other than paying a PR crew to say she is.
merryunbirthday merryunbirthday 10 years
p.s. just goes to show that no amount of good marketing can make up for a lousy product. oooohhh....aaaahhhh
sphh18 sphh18 10 years
I just can't get Why She start with this "singing project" a waste of money(I don't think she cares), and poor "fans" loosing their brains after hearing "Stars are blind"!!!!
merryunbirthday merryunbirthday 10 years
learn an instrument? I thought she played violin and piano her "whole life" :-P
fashonista14 fashonista14 10 years
i like stars are blind and nothing else so i don't think I'd but her album.
flower flower 10 years
jay leno & connan o brian are going to tear her apart in the monologues.its open season on paris hilton. parasite is most likely thinking to herself ~ they didnt buy my album cos their jealous. yea right. shes too INSECURE to get up on stage and sing live, her doing a live performance on trl would be HILLARIOUS! or the Dave Letterman show~he did invite her to sing on the show and she chickend out big time.she belives her voice is phenominal. sanantonio..he said it would do better than christina's album ?? OMFGROTFLMAO!!! as allways...christina is getting the last laugh.
JenniferM82 JenniferM82 10 years
I got the cd and actually like it!
Jinx Jinx 10 years
Lucky bitch got to be up close and personal with Adrian.
soccer_obsessed soccer_obsessed 10 years
see paris to make an album you have to have talent someting i'm afraid you don't have :D vote for my new nickname by visiting my polls Thanks :)
Toronado Toronado 10 years
Tsk tsk tsk, aaaaaw, such a pity. *muffled laughter*
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 10 years
oh so close...hard to tell but I would have put money on Kate.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
ooo I shoulda known! Mine is Gisele, not Kate Moss, but good guess!
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 10 years
Hey usual I have no idea....another a picture I got of the internet but unlike the troll I am not claiming it to be me. Yours is Kate Moss I am guessing....? I think it is Gravatar or avatar...
Kaciegrrl Kaciegrrl 10 years
Thanks for making a bad morning better, Pop! :P
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
JK who is that in your avatar (am i spelling that correctly?!)
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 10 years
***dreams about a world without Paris** ah....
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