CSPC: Beyonce Popularity Analysis

CSPC Beyonce

Rated recently as the most powerful women in the industry a few months ago by Fortune magazine, Beyonce has been growing a lot since the days of No, No, No hit single way back in 1998 with the Destiny’s Child. Most powerful doesn’t necessarily mean best selling artist though so how the diva stands in comparison to her peers in that field?

It all started in a very standard way with a string of successful eras with her group from 1998 to 2001. During that period, she met and started to date Jay-Z that she married in 2008. Retrospectively, this meeting can be regarded as a tremendous event for the music industry as a whole. The relationship obviously brought several key hits to Beyonce but the pair’s combined strengths also enabled them to invest in various brands from the Brooklyn Nets to TIDAL, developing more and more their status as business powerhouses.

Among the very top selling albums of the last 20 years though, it is all about Adele, Eminem or Britney Spears with no records from the Destiny’s Child, Beyonce or Jay-Z. Does that mean the couple is primarily successful as business associates rather than recording artists? Well, maybe that’s going too far.

As usual, I’ll be using the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept in order to relevantly gauge her results. This concept will not only bring you sales information for all Beyonce‘s albums, physical and download singles, as well as audio and video streaming, but it will also determine their true popularity. If you are not yet familiar with the CSPC method, the next page explains it with a short video. I fully recommend watching the video before getting into the sales figures. Of course, if you are a regular visitor feel free to skip the video and get into the figures.

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Hey MJD, will you include The Dream Girls OST on Beyoncé’s next update in the Orphan section? hopefully soon 🙂

jose neto

Pois quando atualizar, eu quero que introduza (latin american) e ( países da África).
Porque o que estou vendo é uma ocultação de dados.

jose neto

Olá queria saber por que não tem dados do continente africano e a america latina na abba de albuns de bey!

jose neto

Essa página de ” albuns de todos os tipos ” tem só 33,7M?


Ta tudo errado amg passo mal kkkk

jose neto

kkkk sim…
E ainda falta dados do continente africano.
O maior mercado de bey…
A falcatrua kkk


Since this was done 2 years ago, I’m sure BEYONCE has passed 4 million and Lemonade has passed the 3 million mark in pure sales.


Do you know what I wonder? When Beyoncé will finally take her music career seriously again?


What do you mean? She is very determined to extend her legacy and did so the last few years with some monumental performances and her collaboration with Netflix and Disney, which she likely extends in the near future. The industry is completely different even compared to 10 years ago, and she branched out her brand accordingly. Just because she isn’t chasing chart records anymore doesn’t mean she isn’t interested in her music career anymore.


Her die hard stans love to place her on the same level as the greatest acts of all time when she doesn’t have the stats to back it up.


Best selling girl group of all time Best selling Ringtone artist of all time Second best selling female digital artist of all time over 90M CSPC when updated Only artist this century to sell 15M+ with her first 3 releases 17 weeks at #1 on hot 100 in a calendar year (only female to achieve this feat) Most awarded artist of all time (soon to surpass MJ) Highest grossing black artist of all time Only female artist to have consecutive #1 debut albums (6) Top billed singer-actress in movies and highest grossing aswell. 12 #1 songs as a songwriter in… Read more »

Last edited 5 days ago by WV

It was actually done 4 years ago, the banner is from Jan 2017


December 2016 is when Nielsen/Soundscan released her numbers.


I wonder if Dangerously In Love has hit the 10 million mark yet in pure sales?

jose neto

atualiza por favorrr

jose neto

vocês acham que o cspc dela tá em quanto?


Probably no. With updated streaming numbers she sold 83M aprox. I think 85-87M is more safe.


They haven’t updated her eps/dvds/live albums/studio pure sales. Aswell as countless other things that are stuck on the first few years of certifications. I think 90M is safe


I think 90M is safe…My estimates are:

36-37M studio albums
6M eps/live/dvd/OST/remix/mvs

5M physical songs

180M digital songs


jose neto

atualiza o cspc dela urgenteeee


I‘m wondering how big Lemonade would‘ve been on Spotify and Apple Music if she hadn’t gone the Tidal-exclusive route. Probably around 2.5B on Spotify alone!

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