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?
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?
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?
Since more than a decade, David Guetta‘s reputation is growing year after year and he is today one of the most famous DJ worldwide. Are his streaming numbers bigger than those of his colleagues Calvin Harris or The Chainsmokers? Does he follow the classic pattern of DJs, namely very big hits and unknown album tracks?
Dido is back! I can already hear many teenagers asking “Dido who?”. For people like me who are old enough to have been listening to music at the start of the 00s though, Dido was almost as inevitable as Adele has been recently. Can the British singer, now 47, register a successful comeback with her 5th album, Still On My Mind, out March 8?