It’s time to welcome the IFPI Global Top 10 Albums of 2018! It’s a good ol’ list, focusing on pure album sales. This atypical methodology leads to the most unique list ever by the IFPI since they debuted them in 2001 with soundtracks and foreign language releases all over the ranking!
After going through the fantastic atmosphere of the 80s in this country, do you wanna know which were Brazil’s top foreign sellers of the 70s? If you search for “Brazil 70s” on Google, everything you find is related to their legendary win at the 1970 FIFA World Cup. If you want to know which sound, which music genre, which singers and which bands Brazilians were crazy about at the time you are at the correct place!
After studying the biggest songs of the current decade, let’s continue our travel through the past with the biggest songs of the 2000s! At first glance, the biggest artists were Britney Spears and Beyoncé for female artists, Eminem for male singers, Coldplay and Linkin Park for bands. Does one of these artists top the list of the biggest songs of the 2000s? Are there surprises among the top 10? You will find the answer in this new Data Collector list!
The Recording Industry Association of America, better known by their RIAA acronym, has published their much anticipated 2018 Shipment & Revenue Statistics. The main conclusion? Streaming is no longer a utopia but instead a true game changing actor. In fact, the US music industry, despite the collapse of sales formats, exploded by over 40% since 2015 to reach revenues of $9.8 billion.
The Doors are arguably one of the most iconic rock bands of all-time. Their lead singer, Jim Morrison, is still regarded as a demigod by many some 47 years after his passing but if we look at their chart history, we notice that none of their studio albums even made the UK Top 10. So, just how successful is this band?
American singer Halsey has come a long way since she posted Ghost on Soundcloud. Among other things, she was featured on the global hit Closer with The Chainsmokers, and has released two studio albums. How many million album equivalent sales has she amassed thanks to streaming?
Five years after his first and eponymous album, Hozier will tomorrow release his sophomore, Wasteland, Baby! Is Take Me To Church his only success on streaming platforms? Have some other songs reached high numbers?
At only 21 and two years after the release of American Teen, his first album, Khalid has already achieve a great renown, especially in United States. How does this fame translates in streaming figures?
Latin music is massive on streaming platforms, like it was shown by J. Balvin‘s success and the smash of Despacito in recent years. Let’s now have a look at the unbelievable numbers amassed by one of the representants of this wave, the Puerto Rican singer Ozuna!
Are you ready for a fascinating ride in the Brazilian atmosphere of the 80s? We may caricature the local music scene and say that moms were crazy about Roberto Carlos, that kids went wild with Xuxa and that youth’s idols were Legião Urbana. That’s fine, but do we really know which of our beloved international stars were also successful there?
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