Despite only three studio album released, Nirvana is often considered as one of the most influential and cult rock band ever. Do their streaming figures agree with that? Is their blockbuster Nevermind as massive as we can imagine?
The ABBAmania took over the World in the second half of the 70s. The Swedish quartet ABBA broke various sales records in many countries with their success being compared with the one of the Beatles a decade earlier, except in the US. Some 40 years later, their catalog is still hot enough to release massively popular comedy musicals based on it. How global the band really is though? Have they at last broke over the US as much as abroad? Are they still beloved more in Sweden than anywhere else?
Two months ago, the British band Muse released his 8th studio album, Simulation Theory. How did Matt Bellamy‘s band perform on streaming platforms? Will their new album reach figures as high as their previous ones?
Take your seat, it’s time to enter the new millennium to review the most streamed albums from 2000. There is plenty of solid candidates to make this top 10. This year included strong releases from Eminem, Coldplay, Britney Spears, Madonna, NSYNC, Linkin Park, U2, Enya, the Backstreet Boys, Nelly, Bon Jovi, and many more. Who’s seeing the strongest ongoing appeal among all them?
Mr Brightside is one of the most streamed song from pre-Spotify era. Did the alternative rock band The Killers release other tracks with comparable success? A summary of their career through the streaming platforms is available here!
The Independent, Business Insider, Digital Music News, they all published “Best Selling Artists Ever” lists that placed Garth Brooks as the second best selling artist ever, number one among solo acts. One would expect these sources to be reliable. It sounds very hard to believe the country giant outsold the likes Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson yet. So, where is the truth?
They certainly didn’t do things by halves! Biggest selling debut album ever, two albums released on the same day, late appearances at gigs, riots, groupies, alcohol, drugs, fights, lawsuits, controversial songs, lyrics and views, the list just goes on and on.