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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Hace cuanto no se actualiza todo


Mdna no sell more than hard candy in brasil.
Certificade coul be double because 2cd deluxe

Same rebel heart
Edition 1cd 31k
Edition 2cd 10k (x2: 20k)

Madame x
Universal refused release in cd, after complaint. Was release one mounth latrer, one edition 2cd with 3k copies. The price was 3x higher than the any other cd


Sales in brazil at 1993
Source magazine veja


In brazil
Like a virgin and like a prayer sell more than 800k and true blue sell more than 900k at 1993.
Souce newspaper Jornal do Brasil.
But magazine veja brings other nunber, i send to messenger too.
I send this photo in your messenger.


“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 »


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.


At least known sales (obviously, she sold more): *In Singapore she sold in first 3 months, 60,000 units with Like a Prayer and 20,000 units with Erotica. *She went platinum in Thailand with Music *She outsell in certifications by IFPI Hong Kong all others international artists. *She went gold in Philippines with True Blue, thats about 20-25K units. *She sold about 30,000 units as of 1989 in India with Like a Prayer and True Blue. And went gold with MDNA in 2012. *She sold about 30,000 units i Malaysia with Like a Prayer or True Blue. *In South Korea, she… Read more »


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


Please. Madame x?
Upgrade for albuns with streaming

Last edited 6 months ago by Marcelo

Bueno acaba de salir que es la primera vendida del mundo


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