CSPC: Sam Smith Popularity Analysis

In The Lonely Hour

Original Album Sales – Comments

2014 In the Lonely Hour – 6,525,000

In this day and age, selling over 6,5 million units in just pure album sales  is extraordinary. Even more so when you are a fresh new act with no established fan base, and who will appeal to young people that aren’t used to buying records in their lifetime.

This negative context explains why this figure makes In The Lonely Hour the biggest selling debut album in years. Sam Smith tops the likes of One Direction, Lana Del Rey, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons and Lorde. To find a higher selling debut album you will need to go all the way back to Bruno Mars‘ modern-day classic album, 2010’s Doo-Wops & Hooligans.

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Yog

MJD, what would be Sam’s figures looking like now?

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Yog

Hey MJD… did TGAG really do 10M SPS?

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