Why Spotify’s Monthly Listeners stat is irrelevant

Spotify Most Popular Artists

The query “monthly listeners” spotify, with the double quotes, gives you over 2 million results on Google, the perfect illustration of a statistic that is more and more popular. Yet, it’s irrelevant.

Get to know why so and why the unrecognized Popularity Index, that we now share with this page updated daily, makes a whole lot more sense instead.

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Streaming Masters – Sfera Ebbasta

Italian Sfera Ebbasta is no stranger in his home country. When it comes to rappers that popularised trap in Italy a few years ago, he is among the biggest names.

His 2018 album Rockstar broke all kinds of streaming records when it came out. How many units do you think it has accumulated after two years?

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Streaming Masters – PNL

French rap duo PNL was formed in 2014 and have the last few years stormed their home country’s streaming charts with their recent albums. They took up close to the entire top 20 on the French singles chart with their last output, Deux Frères.

The lead single from that album, Au DD broke the record for highest streaming week ever in France. This was even enough to reach Spotify’s Global Top 50 chart.

But let’s get to their total!

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Dear readers, your opinion is wanted!

Choices

It has now been over 4 years since we first went online. In this period, we studied thousands of albums and even more singles.

We went through various conceptual articles, CSPC, ASR, Heat maps, Prediction labs, etc.

As you know, it’s a mammoth task to publish all relevant articles plus fresh content in a regular basis.

This led us to this very simple question: what do you want? What are you hoping to see when you reach ChartMasters.org?

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The most streamed International artists in the MENA region

The MENA region (short for Middle East and North Africa) has been a place of mystery for very long with no official charts and very few certifications ever coming out.

This resulted in very little awareness of sales happening there. Luckily these days are now over with streaming taking over the industry.

In this article, we will list the most popular international stars in the region, where does your favorite one lands?

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Gwen Stefani albums and songs sales

CSPC Gwen Stefani albums and songs sales

After posting multiple hits as part of No Doubt, Gwen Stefani decided to embark a solo career from 2004.

With instant hits like What You Waiting For?, Rich Girl and Hollaback Girl, she obviously did the right move.

She hasn’t been much productive through, so what’s left from her legacy nowadays?

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Most successful artists by decade

Most Successful Artists By Decade

Since the summer of 2016 dozens of artists have been analyzed using the CSPC method.

Some of them destroyed the competition during a short time thanks to only one album, while others have proven longevity through the years.

In the end though, who has really dominated each of the last six decades? Is it the former or the latter kind of artists? You will find the answer in the list below!

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No Doubt albums and songs sales

CSPC No Doubt albums and songs sales

If you were old enough to turn on the radio in 1997, no doubt you heard Don’t Speak approximatively 17 zillion times.

The American band No Doubt, unique in its multigendered, multiracial and multinational line up, spanned several hits from 1997 to 2003, while singer Gwen Stefani successfully went solo afterwards.

While they may not own the largest and densest discography ever, It’s impossible to avoid studying them in order to complete our overview of the biggest songs and albums from the 90s.

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Streaming Masters – No Doubt

No Doubt

After the publication of their two first albums with limited success, No Doubt published in 1995 Tragic Kingdom which reached the top of the world charts.

Do they have strong figures on streaming platforms? Does Tragic Kingdom dominates their discography as it did back in the 90s?

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