CSPC: Madonna Popularity Analysis

Remaining Long Format – Part 6 – Boxes

As someone who already sold an immense number of compilations, Madonna isn’t an artist that will sell large amounts of boxes made of original studio albums. Those packages have been quite hyped lately though and even her enjoyed it thanks to The Complete Studio Albums package released along with MDNA.

The CSPC guidelines tell that when several albums are barely packaged together, they all get rewarded the sales of the box since it cannibalized them all. Consequently, all albums – minus soundtracks – from Madonna to Hard Candy are assigned with an additional 70,000 units.

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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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