CSPC: Sam Smith Popularity Analysis

Sam Smith

Digital Singles Sales

As a reminder, the weighting is done with a 10 to 1,5 ratio between albums and digital singles.

In the Lonely Hour (2014) – 3,383,000 equivalent albums

Money on My Mind – 1,550,000
Stay with Me – 8,300,000
I’m Not the Only One – 7,300,000
Like I Can – 900,000
Lay Me Down – 3,100,000
Remaining tracks – 1,400,000

The Thrill of It All (2017) – 68,000 equivalent albums

Too Good at Goodbyes – 450,000

Orphan – 1,455,000 equivalent albums

Writing’s on the Wall – 1,050,000
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – 350,000
Latch – 3,800,000
La La La – 3,700,000
Omen – 600,000
Remaining tracks – 200,000

With one era, plus a couple of of feature songs, Sam is already up to 5 singles over 3 million sales. The leading smash is obviously Stay With Me. This ground-breaking ballad is up to 8,3 million sales including over 4,5 million downloads in the US.

Then comes I’m Not The Only One close behind at 7,3 million. This may seem surprising as this song sold just over half the figures Stay With Me sold in both the US and the UK. However, tt has been an insane blockbuster in South Korea where it is now over 3 million sales.

As for features, Latch was huge in the US as was La La La in Europe. Both have similar tallies of over 3,7 million. The new single, Too Good at Goodbyes, has a long way to go before reaching such heights, but in all fairness nowadays it is all about streaming.

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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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