Since the explosion of Thriller way back in 1983, Michael Jackson has been regarded as the definitive reference in terms of global superstardom. Even huge worldwide singers have better markets than others though. So, where does the king of pop perform the best? And the worst?
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.
In 2017, he was already one of the hottest new rappers. But after his tragic passing in June 2018, his career ended well before anyone would expect. You may wonder how much value XXXTentacion was able generate during such a short time.
Everything seems so special about Björk. Her persona, her look, her origins, her music, her lyrics, her videos, her career. Commercially speaking though, being so unique and different, usually provides a handicap to mainstream acceptance and popularity, rather than an advantage. So, given all this context about her, just how much has the Icelandic singer managed to sell? View More
Have you ever stream music of Björk? The cult singer has been critically acclaimed for long, but her music is often rated hard to digest at first. With streams, it is now fairly easy to give her a try. How many are doing it though? Which songs they are listening to? And how are her recent works performing?