CSPC: Madonna Popularity Analysis

Streaming Part 7

One the first version of this article was posted slightly more than one year ago, Hung Up had 25,1 million streams on Spotify while Girl Gone Wide had 25,6 million and Give Me All Your Luvin’ was up to 24,1 million. It means that while the former amassed 32,5 million new streams, those last two songs added a dreadful 4,4 million and 3,5 million streams respectively.

MDNA has a total of 110,000 equivalent album sales from streams, almost as much as its two predecessors. The reason is obviously completely different though as it mostly benefited from a booming streaming market. By now, the album already lost all its strength.

Rebel Heart album bombed, so did its singles. Despite being issued in 2015 with streaming numbers being massive, its three main tracks add for only 85 million, about a tenth of 2015 biggest hits did as stand-alone songs. Their current rate is also truly bad as Living For Love for example added a mere 3,6 million plays.

Bitch I’m Madonna used to death the presence of Nicki Minaj to amass strong YouTube views as they stand at 258 million. Still, even if during the streaming world those results are not good, they represent the equivalent of 195,000 units, a sizable addition to an album that sold only 900,000 units by itself.

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Your numbers for sales before 2010 are so incomplete! I can’t believe you’re spreading false information this way! Some of Madonna physical singles even sold twice what you wrote they did! You should really contact her Record Labels to get the real info but not sure they have it available to get it to you (if they are lazy to even re-certify albums that sold multiple platinums more in some countries (for over 3 decades) I wouldn’t be that helpfull. Some of your single sales for Madonna are just US + UK and a little more sales (when those singles… Read more »


Why don’t you post your sources for these sales? If you have the “correct” information, then provide the sources to back it up.


Imo LIB was the most commercially successful Madonna single. Although it was released as the 5th single of the album, it managed to outsell all previously released with the exception of PDP which was released before the album release, which obviously boosted sales. Had it been the other way around, I believe the numbers would be like more than 5m for LIB and about 2 m for PDP. And if one takes into consideration that LIB, a summer anthem, as the 2nd single would be released in the beginning of summer 1986 and not in February, or the fact that… Read more »


She’s a spent force , get over it. Most successful single of all time ? Your having a laugh l😂 😂😂😂😂😂😂


He said La Isla Bonita is Madonna’s most successful single, Not all time best.


Maybe that’s what he meant but the last paragraph does state “the most commercially successful single of all time”, not her most successful.

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After reading Madonna’s popularity analisys, the first thought I have is what if Youtube and Spotify would be exist since 1985, and the instant reply is that she would be still the biggest female artist of all times, easily in the top 3. Beside, she is the most pirated artist in all times (leaked albums, black market, piracy), countless unofficial channels in Youtube with her videos, shows, performances with dismissed views, etc.


Are you guys including the new versions of Frozen’s remixes in the Ray Of Light EAS? The song became viral on tik tok and she took advantage and realeased A LOT of versions. YOUTUBE: Madonna Vs Sickick – Frozen (feat. 070 Shake) 1,4 Milion Madonna Vs Sickick – Frozen (Firebou DML Remix) 7 milion Madonna – Frozen (Sickick Remix) | Circles Bob – Frozen (TikTok Remix) 11 milioon Madonna Vs. Sickick – Frozen (Sickick Remix) 8,3 milion Madonna Vs. Sickick – Frozen Remix – 2,7 milion = 30,4 milion on youtube One version of these on Spotify has more than… Read more »

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