CSPC: Kelly Clarkson Popularity Analysis


Records & Achievements

  • With 605,000 units sold, A Moment Like This/Before Your Love was the highest selling physical single of 2002 in the US.
  • On Billboard’s chart dated December 31st, 2005, Since U Been Gone was the second ever download to sell a million units in the US.
  • At 15,715,000 EAS, Breakaway is the most successful female album of 2004. Furthermore, it is 5th overall.
  • At 6,630,000 EAS, Because of You is among the 5 most successful songs of 2004.
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You forgot the she is the most successful singer to come from an idol contest of all times.

You say she is unknown in relevant markets, but everyone knows who she is.

She is much more well known than Carrie Underwood who has sold nothing outside of North America.


I’m not sure she took risks too soon. I mean, take a look at Pink when she released “Try This”. It was also a major drop in sales compared to “Missundaztood”. But when she released “I’m Not Dead” back in 2006, she was able to increase her sales by a great margin compared to “Try This”, and from then on she was able to stabilize her sales and even up her game with “Funhouse”. Of course there wasn’t a smash like her sophomore, but the market was already dropping in sales, so it was a general problem. Anyway, she kept… Read more »


Would you mind breaking down the WW sales of Stronger (WDKY) & Because of You further? Not that I’m complaining but your estimations are millions higher than mine!


Thank you for this!!

Kelly is a legend!!

And I’m very surprised with South Korean numbers… do you have more details?

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