CSPC: Avicii Popularity Analysis


Avicii Career CSPC Results

So, after checking all the figures, how many overall equivalent album sales has each album by Avicii achieved? Well, at this point we hardly need to add up all of the figures defined in this article!

In the following results table, all categories display figures in equivalent album sales. If different, pure sales are listed between parentheses.

'Av.' stands for Average, 'LD' for Last Day.

As a reminder:

  • Studio Album: sales of the original album
  • Other Releases: sales of compilations generated thanks to the album
  • Physical Singles: sales of physical singles from the album (ratio 3/10)
  • Download Singles: sales of digital singles from the album (ratio 1,5/10)
  • Streaming: equivalent album sales of all the album tracks (ratio 1/1500 for Audio stream and 1/6750 for Video stream)

Artist career totals

See where the artist ranks among remaining singers

Exactly  7 million equivalent album sales. The era of True may not be as huge as widely popular singers, reaching this figure with a stage name barely known by the general public is impressive. Stories isn’t that low after all at 1,6 million. Both album enjoy strong ongoing catalog streams so they are going to climb more and more, especially now considering the sad event.

The Orphan section is huge at over 5 million units in total. Rather than focusing on album’s eras, it really is the way we should interpret the discography of a DJ: Avicii moved nearly 14 million equivalent album sales over the curse of roughly 6 years.

Thanks to our new ASR (Artist Success Rating) concept, we can also see that the exploitation of his discography has been poorly handled. Indeed, Avicii‘s Equivalent Discography Sales (EDS) stand on 9,7 million. Added to his CSPC units, this implies an ASR score of 66. That puts him higher than Lana Del Rey and Aaliyah and just under Ariana Grande.

The following pages list his most successful songs as well as his records and achievements. Do not forget to check our amazing cross-artists lists posted inside the CSPC: Data Collector which includes the full listing of all CSPC results compiled so far to better gauge his position in the history of the music industry.

As usual, feel free to comment and / or ask a question!

Sources: IFPI, Spotify, YouTube, Discogs, Chartmasters.org.

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