CSPC: Lorde Popularity Analysis

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Lorde Career CSPC Results

So, after checking all the figures, how many overall equivalent album sales has each Lorde album achieved? Well, at this point we hardly need to add up all of the figures defined in this article!

In the following results table, all categories display figures in equivalent album sales. If different, pure sales are listed between parentheses.

#CoverAlbumTotal CSPCSales*StreamsTotal CSPC
Studio AlbumsOther LPsPhysical SinglesDigital SinglesLast verifiedAuto updateDaily Increase
1PurePure Heroine9,610,0003,100,000100,0000
(0)
2,640,000
(17,600,000)
1,526,000
(06/22/17)
3,770,000
(09/27/22)
Av.: 1,170
LD: 1,540
9,610,000
2MelodramaMelodrama2,623,000200,00000
(0)
83,000
(550,000)
234,000
(06/22/17)
2,341,000
(09/27/22)
Av.: 1,100
LD: 960
2,623,000
3SolarSolar Power430,000000
(0)
0
(0)
0
(N/A)
430,000
(09/27/22)
Av.: 0
LD: 0
430,000
4Orphan453,000000
(0)
165,000
(1,100,000)
288,000
(06/22/17)
N/AN/A453,000
*Pure sales figures updated on 06/22/17.
'Av.' stands for Average, 'LD' for Last Day.

As a reminder:

  • Studio Album: sales of the original album
  • Other Releases: sales of compilations generated thanks to the album
  • Physical Singles: sales of physical singles from the album (ratio 3/10)
  • Download Singles: sales of digital singles from the album (ratio 1,5/10)
  • Streaming: equivalent album sales of all the album tracks (ratio 1/1500 for Audio stream and 1/6750 for Video stream)

See where the artist ranks among remaining singers


Finding a major label to give you a recording contract at just 16 is hard. Achieving it while coming from New-Zealand is even harder. Being the songwriter on all the tracks from your first album makes it all the more impressive. Selling 7,4 million equivalent album sales during the market environment of 2013, means one can only have respect and congratulate Lorde.

Obviously, Lorde is far too young to rest on her laurels, so she still has plenty of work to do to replicate this early success. In any case, the Pure Heroine era will forever remain one of the most successful debut eras of all-time.

In total, Lorde has amassed 8,3 million equivalent album sales so far. Will she be able to break the 10 million barrier before the end of the year? That addition would be enough to consider Melodrama a decent follow up album success-wise. The path to get there is a very long one though.

The following pages list her most successful songs. Do not forget to check our amazing cross-artists lists posted inside the CSPC: Data Collector which includes the full listing of all CSPC results compiled so far to better gauge her position in the history of the music industry.

As usual, feel free to comment and / or ask a question!

Sources: IFPI, Spotify, YouTube, Kiddnation, Freesteals, Chartmasters.org.

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MonsterFandom

I feel like Lorde deserves a full article on her album and song sales tbh. It’s time guys!

Bruuuuh

Could you update her albums pure sales, please?

Frank

Pure Heroine (IFPI)
2013: 1.4M (pure sales)
2014: 2M (pure sales)

Fanofpop

Will lorde get an update?

Fanofpop

Wow thank you

GaryHuston

According to ifpi year end chart,her debut album shipped 3.4 million copies worldwide in the year 13,14.

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