Originally Posted by mlehnertz
It's because us Americans have a more sophistated taste in music like Nickelback and The Pussycat Dolls.
I've heard the Pussycat Dolls way more than I care to here in the UK, so it isn't just a US phenomena.
Granted, crappy pop-music is popular world-wide!
As far as their relevency goes, I am speaking strictly of their ability to sell albums in enough volume for anyone in America to really care. So in that case, they are irrelevant. Just like I am an absolute irrelevent drummer.