CSPC: Linkin Park Popularity Analysis

Linkin Park

Digital Singles Sales – Part 2
A Thousand Suns (2010) – 885,000 equivalent albums

The Catalyst – 1,400,000
Waiting For The End – 1,700,000
Burning In The Skies – 500,000
Iridescent – 700,000
Remaining Tracks – 1,600,000

Living Things (2012) – 1,125,000 equivalent albums

Burn It Down – 2,900,000
Lost In The Echo – 1,050,000
Powerless – 400,000
Castle Of Glass – 1,550,000
Remaining Tracks – 1,600,000

The Hunting Party (2014) – 375,000 equivalent albums

Guilty All The Same – 400,000
Until It’s Gone – 400,000
Wastelands – 200,000
Rebellion – 200,000
Final Masquerade – 400,000
Remaining Tracks – 900,000

One More Light (2017) – 68,000 equivalent albums

Heavy – 400,000
Remaining Tracks – 50,000

Orphan Album – 1,935,000 equivalent albums

Numb / Encore – 5,200,000
New Divide – 5,350,000
A Light That Never Comes – 950,000
We Made It – 400,000
Remaining Tracks – 1,000,000

Recent years have obviously been more difficult for the band with no era generating more than 7,5 million download singles sales. Burn It Down was a great success though, at nearly 3 million units sold.

Among Orphan songs, the Jay-Z-paired classic Numb / Encore does wonders in catalog sales, now up to over 5 million.

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Christian Smith

With the tragic death of Chester Bennington, a lot more people had been listening to Linkin Park after this event. Streaming numbers for all albums are vastly higher now on both Spotify & YouTube than they were when this was last updated in June 2017 Specifically, their last album One More Light (which was only around a month old at time of last update) has done very well in terms of streaming numbers in the over 3 years since. I think it’s quite rare for rock bands like Linkin Park to have an album from 2017 be this popular on… Read more »

Asher Salvatore

WHAT THE FUCK!!! This the stupidest estimations! You’ve ever done!! 😂😂
Honestly.. im disappointed

Anthony Blanchard

Oh… maybe you don’t have any?
You’re funny little boy!


arguments: i don’t like it 😎


I’m disappointed in you.


It’s only because you don’t like the truth, rather the real, most accurate figures out there.

Jason potter

Hybrid theory has sold 30 million and meteora 27 million so your way off with your final total

Jason potter

Show me proof then mate, I got those figures from linkin parks website, and mjd I don’t believe everything I read you seem to know everything about everything pal

Donald Miller

Stop embarrassing yourself.

Jason potter

Donald mind your own business son, mine are facts son you believe this rubbish site I dont


Dinny make me laugh, yours are facts, thats one of the most hysterical things I’ve read on here. Sorry to say this pal, but you sound like some easily led muppet, who’ll believe anything as long as it comes from an “official” source. Next you’ll be telling us you believe everything a politician or a political party tells us or what some bank or banker tells us or what some oil company tells us, to be true facts, just because the information comes from them! Don’t be so bloody naive and taken in by misinformation. Just because an official source… Read more »

Donald Miller

When you post on a public forum, you make it everyone else’s business. Do you understand how that works?



Hybrid Theory – Platinum x 11
Meteora – Platinum x 7
Minutes to Midnight – Platinum x 4
A Thousand Suns – Platinum
Living Things – Platinum
The Hunting Party – Platinum


I think the reason of decrease on albums sales is because they release their album like every after 3 years which is too long that their fans might have found love to other music artists/bands when Linkin Park was out of the music scene.

But All the songs of their first album are great, I never imagined to love all of them.

I hope they’ll never stop making music. They should look for somebody to take (not replace) Chester’s part so their loyal fans will always be happy to continue to collect their albums.

The Dude

I agree! Along with John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Ronnie James Dio, Janis Joplin, Brad Delp, Kurt Cobain, Layne Staley, Scott Weiland, Chris Cornell, and to a less extent, Bon Scott, no one can truly replace Chester. He joined the ranks of all the deceased rock vocalist I’ve mentioned. If Linkin Park can get someone who sounds almost exactly like him with a very similar ability and range as a tribute, then. It would make me feel like if he was still around nostalgically. Alice In Chains have done that move before and it was… Read more »


MJD can you do Lana Del Rey? I can’t find her total sales for Ultraviolence or Honeymoon, and estimates for BTD are probably outdated by now. She’s releasing a new album now so I guess it’s good timing.

Thanks a lot.

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