CSPC: Madonna Popularity Analysis

Streaming Part 5

A few years ago it would have been hard to predict that Music and American Life were going to perform similarly. It is due as much to the lack of traction got by the songs of Music as the not-so-bad results of American Life.

The song Music is the most striking example of the relative poor performances of its album. It falls under 20 million plays on both Spotify and YouTube. That’s more than 10 times lower than songs like Coldplay‘s Yellow or Linkin Park‘s In the End. One of the very biggest hits of the year upon release, Music barely holds into the Top 100 most streamed songs of 2000.

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Nunno

“Into The Groove” was released in Canada in 2 formats: Cass-single and 12″. Sold 100k copies there as RPM clearly states on their 1986-07-26 issue (at the time had 40k from “Into The Groove” cassette singles made it the best selling cassette single in Canada so far). You can read the original issue PDF scaning that also have other interesting info about other artists here: https://web.archive.org/web/20210124041521/https://worldradiohistory.com/CANADA/RPM/80s/1986/RPM-1986-07-26.pdf I’m sure it must be hard to find info about sales on most countries previous to the 00’s decade as most was only printed on weekly magazines or internal industry reports and still aren’t… Read more »

LestGetToIt

Hello MJD, I have been following your page for a couple of years now and I have always wondered what were your exact estimations of Madonna’s album sales in Asia, outside of Japan, like how much did each of her albums sell in Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Hong Kong etc.

certificationaccess

Do you guys have a link to the claim of her Italian sales of “the first album” (1983)?

Marcelo

Please. Madame x?
Upgrade for albuns with streaming

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