CSPC: Will.i.am Popularity Analysis


Digital Singles Sales

As a reminder, the weighting is done with a 10 to 1,5 ratio between albums and digital singles.

Songs About Girls (2007) – 255,000 equivalent albums

Heartbreaker – 600,000
I Got It from My Mama – 900,000
One More Chance – 100,000
Remaining tracks – 100,000

#willpower (2013) – 2,415,000 equivalent albums

This Is Love – 1,800,000
Scream & Shout – 8,500,000
Feelin’ Myself – 1,000,000
#thatPOWER – 2,600,000
Fall Down – 1,100,000
Bang Bang – 800,000
Remaining tracks – 300,000

Orphan – 5,325,000 equivalent albums

Boys & Girls – 200,000
It’s My Birthday – 800,000
T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever) – 800,000
Check It Out – 1,400,000
Beep – 2,100,000
Hip Hop Is Dead – 400,000
Fergalicious – 6,000,000
I Love My Bitch – 700,000
Baby Love – 400,000
In the Ayer – 3,600,000
3 Words – 600,000
OMG – 8,800,000
Hall of Fame – 6,000,000
Crazy Kids – 700,000*
EW! – 100,000
Remaining tracks – 2,900,000

*Be aware this figure for Ke$ha‘s song is an estimate related only to the version of the song involving Will.i.am.

At last, some relevant figures! Songs from #willpower alone add for 16 million units, more than half of which come from Scream & Shout.

It isn’t the only monster hit in download sales the singer achieved. The Usher led song OMG sold a massive 8,8 million, The Script and Fergie‘s respective hits Hall of Fame and Fergalicious moved 6 million copies each. Combined, all Orphan songs sold a huge total of 35,5 million units.

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When will you be posting the Black Eyed Peas article?
Keep up the good work!


I bet this long pause and wait is because the next artist that MJD analyzes is Cher or he is on holiday vacation !!!



Could you do Diana Ross and the Supremes, similar to how you did Beyonce.

I am certain that the Supremes are still the top selling female group ever.


I hope the next will be The Black Eyed Peas.


Good job!

But please we want Michael Jackson!

Will.I.Am for me is not a interesting artist…

I love your work 😍


This is unnecessary, you don’t have to yell “Michael Jackson” in every article.


Don’t worry Mat. An article for Michael Jackson will definitely come soon. MJD is a huge MJ fan so just wait. 🙂