CSPC: Lana Del Rey Popularity Analysis

Streaming Part 3

The Orphan section includes both songs from the Lana Del Ray album as well as pure orphan tracks. As Lana Del Ray had been discontinued for so long, its songs are not available on Spotify, except Yayo which has a great 24 million streams there.

The most noteworthy song from this list though is easily Young and Beautiful. This 2013 smash is now up to 250 million Spotify streams and 374 million YouTube views, her second best performing song on those platforms.

Together, those songs add for 529,000 equivalent album sales.

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Her sales are honestly really impressive for an artist that is considered by a lot of people to have few hits, Born To Die probably added another 500k pure sales since this update and is currently outstreaming nearly every pre-streaming era albums(it’s doing over 2,5m daily streams on spotify for some time), apart from actual monsters like Teenage Dream and Doo-Woops & Hooligans. Ultraviolence is the real surprise for me though, when it released it had almost a 80% drop from btd and now it’s doing around 1,5m daily streams, almost the same as albums that were released in the… Read more »


Hello?? When is the update???


Lana truly deserves an update as well as a re-evaluation of the comments. In the last update in 2017, it looked like she was a one-album wonder with no consistency. Now I believe her numbers are much healthier with her first five albums over the 2M mark (unless I’m mistaken) indicating a stable fanbase. Ultraviolence has also impressed on streaming, well over 3M units now and not as nasty a drop from Born to Die as it was at first.

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