Panic! at the Disco started off big in the US with their 2003 debut A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out, but never managed repeat the success or reaching other markets with their next albums. Ironcially, 15 years into their career with all members gone except lead singer Brendon Urie did the “band” manage to get a global hit with High Hopes ! But how many streaming units is their entire catalog worth?
Selling a million album is something, no matter if we talk about pure album sales or converted singles formats. It takes a lot of success to get there. Climbing all the way to 10 million is all the more difficult while hitting 100 million is some kind of a legendary achievement. The last artist to do so? Britney Spears who debuted way back in 1998. Thanks to strong ongoing sales, several 00s artists are now on their way to get there too. Rihanna, Coldplay, Adele, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, they are all contenders to reach 9 digits sales. Who will do it first though? Also, can younger artists like Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, and Drake be dark horses and top them all?
James Blunt had everything for you to love him or hate him. Excessive radio play, easy love-themed songs and weird nasal voice in a side, soulful singing, relentless melodies and cleverly written lyrics in the other. In 2005/2006, this explosive mix made him both the biggest seller in the world and the most bashed singer of that time.
It’s time to take an interest on one of the most legendary acts in music history: The Doors! Often ranked as some of the best albums of their respective year (1967 and 1971), do their eponymous album and L.A. Woman have huge figures on streaming platforms? Is the rest of their discography remembered as well?
In 1970, the biggest band on Earth was no more the Beatles, nor it was Led Zeppelin. By then, the top selling rock group was Creedence Clearwater Revival, abbreviated CCR. Nowadays, they are nowhere near a household name as the former two though. So where is the truth, how much have they really sold? Are their songs as popular as they were upon release?
Not many gave him much credit when he debuted. More than 20 years later, Eminem is far and away the greatest selling artist of the world since he first started.
His next target is to reach the Top 10 acts of all-time, a goal which is more and more within’ his reach thanks to his unbelievable streaming numbers listed below.View More
A dominant genre for over 20 years in the US, Hip Hop is now regarded as the number one music at a global scale. One man is in good part responsible for that, Drake. Far and away the most streamed artist ever in both Spotify and Apple Music, does this domination comes from a limited number of markets, or is the urban music icon truly big everywhere?