#3 U2- 192,491,000
Since their career-changing With Or Without You that rocketed The Joshua Tree to #1 everywhere, U2 never stopped being successful. Well, never until their last record which sold well below their standards, it has yet to be seen if that was due to their unique iTunes deal or decreasing popularity. With 13 albums and 192 million equivalent album sales, the Irish band has one of the greatest average out of all.
Biggest Album – The Joshua Tree – 47,050,000
Weakest Album – Songs Of Innocence – 1,305,000
Number of Albums – 13
CSPC Album Average – 14,660,000
Orphan Album Sales – 1,907,000
Studio Albums Sales – 127,100,000
Studio Albums Ranking- #4
Remaining Full Length Records Sales – 53,050,000
Remaining Full Length Records Ranking- #2
Physical Singles Sales – 22,550,000
Physical Singles Ranking- #5
Download Singles Sales – 40,500,000
Download Singles Ranking- #17
Streaming Sales – 1,526,000 (in album sales equivalent)
Streaming Ranking- #17
Many U2 albums are cult. Enough for them to be considered an album selling act. This isn’t quite true yet as they sold a gigantic number of compilations pushing their remaining full length records to 53 million units. Their physical single sales are very decent too at 22,55 million. Their streaming results are irregular with some impressive catalog hits and other strong songs from the past forgotten by now. They are still in a pretty comfortable position for future releases.
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