CSPC: Shania Twain Popularity Analysis

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Original Album Sales – Comments

1993 Shania Twain – 2,300,000
1995 The Woman in Me – 16,000,000
1997 Come On Over – 33,500,000
2002 Up! – 11,400,000

Now that’s a truly unusual trend. Starting so slow – even lower considering nearly all Shania Twain’s sales came after the following albums – to climb so high so fast is no doubt impressive. Although a strong drop compared to its immediate predecessor, Up! has been a fairly solid seller too.

With a mere 4 albums, Shania Twain amassed 63,2 million studio album sales, a massive average of 15,8 million copies per album that climbs to 20,3 million when focusing on the last three. Up to a gigantic 33,5 million, Come On Over features among the very top selling albums of all-time.

If on absolute terms those figures are already utterly incredible, what’s even more is the breakdown. While the crossover to countries like France, Germany or Mexico is undeniable, Come On Over sales in those territories are limited in comparison to its sales in English-speaking places. In fact, with 27,5 million copies sold in the US, the UK, Australia and Canada, the album is beaten by very, very few albums there. In the other side, its sales in Asia are quite small, even abysmal for such a worldwide juggernaut. Those sales, logically lower in various places, make the artist’s cumulative sales within’ so few years all the more impressive.

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Luuk Reinders

Shania’s album Now sold 600.000 units in the year of release. It has certified sales of 80.000 in Canada, 60.000 in the UK and 233.800 in the US

Luuk Reinders

Source for the 600.000 sales can be found here:

http://www.anuariossgae.com/anuario2018/frames.html

The pdf under ‘music Granada’ page nr 27 of the pdf 😉

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monster

Hey , When were these pure sales updated? It says Feb 5th 2022 in the breakdown table but on the main “best selling artists” page, it says May 12th 2016. Is there a difference between the two? Which date is the correct one? Thanks!

GaryHuston

Very good! can you please post the breakdown of Greatest Hits?

Jsak

Hi MJD,
currently in physical copies it has sold the most in the world Jagged little pill o Come on over ?