CSPC: Enrique Iglesias Popularity Analysis

Streaming Part 4 – Recent trends


We conclude the fourth part. We enter the streaming era wih Euphoria, definitely a successful project, at over 430,000 equivalent albums sales. I Like It, Heartbeat, Dirty Dancer, No Me Digas Que No and especially Cuando Me Enamoro were all strong hit singles, all of them popular collaborations.

Sex And Love, fully released after the boom of streaming, was absolutely huge through this new way of consuming music, correlative, of course, of his declining pure albums sales. Iglesias switched from one format to the other in a very successful way. The proof? His last album to date managed a tremendous 1,22 million equivalent albums sold, not far from what it did as a pure album, both with physical and digital sold.

And last but not least, his Orphan Album track add up a further 1,238,000 albums sold, with Duele El Corazón and El Perdon being the strongest ones with a huge 580 million combined.

In terms of album sales equivalent, Bailando added to Duele El Corazón and El Perdon are on more than 1,6 million units. It is important to notice this is roughly half what a trio of huge English hits would do. This 2 to 1 ratio, in comparison to the 5 to 1 ratio verified in the physical era should be hugely highlighted. In fact, it shows how the Music Industry map will be redistributed. Spanish acts will get way bigger thanks to big countries in terms of inhabitants that had historically relatively low music markets. The key point isn’t on Spanish acts only, indeed, Chinese artists, Indian ones and even African artists can expect much higher returns to their success in the future as streaming is poised to penetrate those areas way more than physical sales ever did.

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You are ignoring Enrique !! The newspapers have not been updated since 2016 !! And all its numbers are old!!!!

Asher Salvatore

Actually Including Singles his worldwide sales rise upto 160m+ or some!!!

Cuz he has sold 40m “SINGLE” in 2010s alone and im talking about Certified units only!!! Lords know under the table ones


I think you didn’t saw the complete article. He has 33,9 million studio albums sold + 5,3 compilation albums sold +49 million digital singles sold + 3,4 million records with equivalent streaming = He sold around 91 million copies worldwide.

Asher Salvatore

Ummmm, thats an old news bro…. 220!!!
Only bailando alone sold 8 million!!! In 2014
And its 2020 now!!!
Each of his new song has hundreds of streams on Spotify!!!


streming sales mean almost nothing in the total, when someone reach 750 million views it translate to 500,000 copies.

Asher Salvatore

Well im trying so hard to not to be disrespectful!!!.
But lmao “150 streams on Spotify equals to 1 sale” lmaooo
Therefore as example ”
Duele El Corazon” has
(448m) streams on Spotify
(Not including) Apple Streams
(not including) Shazam or deezer
(Not Incuding) Digital dowloads

On the rate of 150 steams per 1 sale!!
484m. Steams = 3.2million sales!!!
And thats “ONLY” his Spotify sale!
So lmaooo piss off!!.

Get ur facts right!!! Rather than deciving people just to look smart

Asher Salvatore

Thank you brother for all you’ve given!! Im a Huge Enrique Iglesias fan!! Since i was 9!!

I wanted to ask is there any chance that u may update these records in future!?
Cuz now ech of his song has 2wice streams on Spotify!! For example

bailando = 650
El perdon = 550
Duele el corazon = 480
(New) Subeme La Radio = 490
2nite im lovin u = 120
I like it = 100
Hero = 159


Could you make Toni Braxton please


I would love to see an article about his father, Julio Iglesias. His discography is very broad and he has records in many languages, but I know that his sales are very inflated. It would be interesting to discover if he is truly the most successful Latin artist. Maybe his son is bigger than him.


I have a friend who works in Sony Music!The numbers are correct!


Yes, all fanatics have great friends on labels who provide them fanciful numbers. The funny part is that Enrique has released albums for FonoVisa, Universal, Interscope, but I suppose Sony have hteir numbers too. Unless you can provide receipts, which you can’t considering how ludicrous your figures are, there is no point in spreading nonsense here. Compilations aren’t missing, they are simply listed on compilations section. I also moved your dozen of spam messages posted in like 5 minutes to trash. We can also see IPs, so no point either in creating multiple nicknames as you did. Basically, stop trolling.… Read more »

Asher Salvatore

Hes a gawd!! 😍😍

Asher Salvatore

Its Amazing how someone can maintain popularity and sucess for almost 25 years!!!!

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