Streaming Masters – Sam Smith

Sam Smith streaming

When we studied Sam Smith‘s discography 16 months ago, he already had accumulated impressive numbers with In the Lonely Hour, his first studio album. His sophomore, The Thrill of It All, had not been released yet. Does this second album also have impressives streaming figures?


As detailed in the Fixing Log articleSpotify represents 157 million of the 272 million users of streaming platforms, while YouTube is pretty much the only video platform generating some revenue for the industry. Below is the equivalence set on the aforementioned article:

Audio Stream 1500 plays equal 1 album unit
Video Stream 11,750 views equal 1 album unit

Equivalent Albums Sales (EAS) = 272/157 * Spotify streams / 1500 + YouTube views / 11750


Sam Smith streaming numbers

Total: 9,065,074 EAS

Most streamed tracks (EAS)

1. Stay with Me [In the Lonely Hour]1,149,000
2. Too Good at Goodbyes [The Thrill of It All]1,038,000
3. I’m Not the Only One [In the Lonely Hour]982,000
4. Latch [In the Lonely Hour]855,000
5. Lay Me Down [In the Lonely Hour]610,000
6. Promises [Orphan]479,000
7. La La La [In the Lonely Hour]428,000
8. Money on My Mind [In the Lonely Hour]324,000
9. Like I Can [In the Lonely Hour]316,000
10. Omen [In the Lonely Hour]293,000
11. Pray [The Thrill of It All]240,000
12. Writing’s on the Wall [Orphan]180,000
13. Make It to Me [In the Lonely Hour]160,000
14. Leave Your Lover [In the Lonely Hour]145,000
15. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas [Orphan]135,000
16. Not in That Way [In the Lonely Hour]131,000
17. Dancing with a Stranger [Orphan]114,000
18. I’ve Told You Now [In the Lonely Hour]108,000
19. Burning [The Thrill of It All]107,000
20. One Last Song [The Thrill of It All]97,000

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TGAG did 1M alone lol legend, also with the total sales Over 4M, he must’ve done 2M in pure


Very impressive with just two albums