CSPC: Oasis Popularity Analysis

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Records & Achievements

  • At 369 million streams on Spotify, Wonderwall is the most streamed pre-2000 song.
  • At 14,92 million equivalent album sales, Wonderwall is the 2nd most successful song from 1995.
  • At 26,55 million equivalent album sales, (What’s the story) Morning Glory? is the 4th most successful album from 1995.
  • At 5,115,000 copies sold, (What’s the story) Morning Glory? is the second best selling studio album of all-time in the UK.
  • At 663,389 copies sold, Be Here Now was the fastest selling album ever on a weekly basis in the UK until 2015. It remains the fastest selling album by a band as well as the fastest selling album ever on a daily basis.
  • At 282 weeks, Oasis has the most weeks on the Top 75 UK Singles Chart of the 90s.
  • At 134 weeks in 1996, Oasis has the most weeks on the Top 75 UK Singles Chart inside a calendar year ever for a band.
  • Wonderwall is the only track ever in the UK with sales over 500,000 units in all three distinct music formats – physical, digital and streaming.
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Clockingbell

Hi there! In your receipt database I found an item about Dig Out Your Soul for a shipment of 70k in Italy by YE 2008 (12 weeks after its release). In this article it’s only at 65k. Did the album stay on the shelves that much?

Freek

Hi Chartmasters!
Do you think Morning Glory has already overtaken 21 as the best selling studio album of all time in the UK? The difference was about 110k in 2017 and MG is placed higher on the UK albums chart almost every week since then, I’m not sure how much pure sales that means, though.

Freek

Hi again! I’m sure you have other things on your mind and this probably isn’t the major issue in the music bizz these days, but it is a relevant thing to know if it’s a close race. I would say it’s actually fun too. Morning Glory has sold somewhere in the range of 40-60k in vinyls since dec 17 and probably some cd’s as well. Now I don’t know Adele’s sales, but MG probably hasn’t caught up with 21. Might it happen soon? A vinyl re-issue is set for october, so that might help. If the new Adele album is… Read more »

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