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This page provides you with up to date lists of the most streamed studio albums, per year, per decade and of all-time, on Spotify.

Singles that have been issued before the start of the selected period are thus included in full.

In case several versions of the same album exist, the one with the highest total of streams is displayed.

The column EAS stands for Equivalent Album Sales. It reflects the worth of these audio streams on par with album units. This data extrapolates remaining streaming platforms.

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Most streamed albums: 1988

Last updated on 05/13/21
RankCoverArtistAlbumTotal StreamsDaily StreamsEAS
1TracyTracy ChapmanTracy Chapman816,802,012530,145815,487
2N.W.A.N.W.A.Straight Outta Compton662,035,354400,023660,969
3LuisLuis MiguelBusca Una Mujer656,839,305817,032655,782
4MetallicaMetallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)589,467,271427,544588,518


Breakdowns (sorted by alphabetical order)

ArtistAlbumSongStreamsEAS
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerSeparados6,475,9986,466
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerFr??a Como El Viento92,938,53992,789
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerEsa Ni??a17,028,15817,001
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerUn Hombre Busca a Una Mujer78,010,04377,884
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerPor Favor Se??ora13,030,47413,009
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerSoy Un Perdedor5,675,2715,666
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerLa Incondicional255,606,721255,195
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerPupilas De Gato5,731,0285,722
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerCulpable O No - Mi??nteme Como Siempre177,300,695177,015
Luis MiguelBusca Una MujerEl Primero5,042,3785,034
Luis MiguelBusca Una Mujer656,839,305655,782
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Whiplash - Live / Seattle '89456,493456
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)To Live is to Die - Remastered18,028,40917,999
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Encore Jam 2 - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198837,74638
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Breadfan - Remastered13,823,40513,801
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Guitar Solo - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198831,17431
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Guitar Solo - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198829,57730
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - November 1987 Demo74,41674
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - Work In Progress Rough Mix80,31180
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Breadfan - Live At Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA / August 30th, 198935,42235
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Am I Evil? - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198830,28130
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Battery - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198833,97934
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Last Caress - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198839,28539
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - 1987 / From James' Riff Tapes 271,35371
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Creeping Death - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198845,42745
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - Work In Progress Rough Mix61,39961
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Master of Puppets - Live / Seattle '891,106,6361,105
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Encore Jam - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198828,72729
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Dyers Eve - January 1988 Demo53,13653
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Shortest Straw - October 1987 / Writing In Progress61,34261
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Leper Messiah - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198840,26740
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Frayed Ends of Sanity - November 1987 / Writing In Progress61,61562
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)For Whom the Bell Tolls - Live At Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX / February 5th, 198951,44651
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)For Whom the Bell Tolls - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198836,81537
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - November 1987 / Writing In Progress66,02066
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Frayed Ends of Sanity - Work In Progress Rough Mix55,61156
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Live At Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX / February 5th, 198945,83046
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Breadfan - Work In Progress Rough Mix52,77753
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Shortest Straw - 1986 / From James' Riff Tapes 279,27779
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Four Horsemen - Live / Seattle '89748,230747
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Dyers Eve - November 1987 / Writing In Progress61,68062
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - Remastered27,625,69627,581
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Last Caress - Live / Seattle '89316,394316
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Dyers Eve - 1986 / From James' Riff Tapes90,12790
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Battery - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198841,85142
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Shortest Straw - Work In Progress Rough Mix55,41055
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - Work In Progress Rough Mix57,60958
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - 1988 / From James' Riff Tapes85,41985
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198835,95736
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)To Live is to Die - 1988 / From James' Riff Tapes102,811103
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Seek & Destroy - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198834,48334
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Encore Jam - Live / Seattle '89190,837191
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - November 1987 / Writing In Progress64,89965
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)To Live is to Die - January 1988 Demo53,10653
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Bass Solo - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198831,42231
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Shortest Straw - Remastered29,781,09229,733
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Live / Seattle '89803,220802
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Last Caress - Live At Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA / August 30th, 198934,02634
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Am I Evil? - Live At UIC Pavilion, Chicago, IL / November 17th, 198832,76033
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Encore Jam - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198834,68735
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 19881,003,6551,002
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)To Live is to Die - November 1987 / Writing In Progress50,12550
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198843,97544
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 19881,837,2541,834
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198833,75434
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Seek & Destroy - Live / Seattle '89622,896622
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Creeping Death - Live / Seattle '89789,871789
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - Live At Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA / August 29th, 198941,48041
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - 1987 / From James' Riff Tapes138,048138
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Master of Puppets - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198845,45245
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Shortest Straw - December 1987 / Writing In Progress3,718,1443,712
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - Remastered42,282,55142,214
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)For Whom the Bell Tolls - Live / Seattle '891,223,0051,221
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)To Live is to Die - 1986 / From James' Riff Tapes103,502103
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Creeping Death - Live At Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX / February 5th, 198942,03942
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198833,50733
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - October 1987 / Writing In Progress77,88978
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - Remastered45,499,35545,426
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Bass Solo - Live / Seattle '89468,205467
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Frayed Ends of Sanity - 1987 / From James' Riff Tapes75,45075
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Prince - Work In Progress Rough Mix51,18551
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Prince - Remastered5,146,6535,138
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Battery - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198831,41231
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Blackened - Remastered53,956,62253,870
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Am I Evil? - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198838,53838
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Creeping Death - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198833,00433
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Frayed Ends of Sanity - November 1987 Demo51,99752
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - January 1988 Demo50,24850
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Leper Messiah - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198847,25047
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Fade to Black - Live / Seattle '89882,726881
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - Radio Edit130,749131
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - Live / Seattle '89467,185466
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - Live / Seattle '89761,759761
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Blackened - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198832,69233
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Dyers Eve - Work In Progress Rough Mix54,90855
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)For Whom the Bell Tolls - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198849,12049
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - November 1987 Demo51,48451
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Blackened - Live / Seattle '891,181,2261,179
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Master of Puppets - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198835,26235
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Bass Solo - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198834,42034
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Shortest Straw - 1986 / From James' Riff Tapes83,19383
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198834,03234
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - Live / Seattle '89575,789575
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - December 1987 / Writing In Progress54,51254
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - October 1987 / Writing In Progress65,01265
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Blackened - Work In Progress Rough Mix83,59483
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Guitar Solo - Live / Seattle '89245,559245
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - 1987 / From James' Riff Tapes100,378100
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - November 1987 / Writing In Progress54,71755
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Fade To Black - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198850,05750
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - 1987 / From James' Riff Tapes88,68589
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198835,67436
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - Radio Edit45,48645
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Encore Jam 2 - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198834,78235
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Damage, Inc. - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198842,14742
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - Radio Edit48,48348
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Blitzkrieg - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198844,39744
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Whiplash - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198830,49930
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Frayed Ends of Sanity - Remastered20,478,96320,446
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - January 1988 Demo47,91548
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198847,40347
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Seek & Destroy - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198841,68042
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Breadfan - Live / Seattle '89259,329259
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - Live At Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA / August 29th, 198940,00540
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Four Horsemen - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198835,65536
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)To Live is to Die - Work In Progress Rough Mix59,12159
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Blackened - November 1987 Demo74,18574
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Creeping Death - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198834,48934
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Last Caress - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198831,60532
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Blackened - 1987 / From James' Riff Tapes 2133,519133
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Fade To Black - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198837,54037
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Seek & Destroy - Live At Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX / February 5th, 198940,78141
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Ecstasy of Gold - Metallica Show Intro / Live/Seattle '8900
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - October 1987 / Writing In Progress 264,26664
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Dyers Eve - Remastered22,727,34322,691
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Last Caress - Live At UIC Pavilion, Chicago, IL / November 17th, 198834,79035
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Blackened - October 1987 / Writing In Progress86,27386
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Thing That Should Not Be - Live / Seattle '89632,732632
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Encore Jam - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198830,00930
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Blackened - 1987 / From James' Riff Tapes142,493142
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Am I Evil? - Live / Seattle '89319,067319
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Master of Puppets - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198839,75340
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Battery - Live / Seattle '89527,065526
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Fade To Black - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198842,59143
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Dyers Eve - 1987 / From James' Riff Tapes97,01197
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Shortest Straw - January 1988 Demo48,24648
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)To Live is to Die - Acoustic Intro / Work In Progress Rough Mix119,051119
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198841,26141
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Whiplash - Live At UIC Pavilion, Chicago, IL / November 17th, 198834,82935
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - Work In Progress Rough Mix55,58555
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - Remastered284,892,025284,433
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)...And Justice for All - November 1987 Demo55,24855
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Harvester of Sorrow - 1987 / From James' Riff Tapes87,57187
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)The Four Horsemen - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198844,02444
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Eye of the Beholder - Live At Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA / December 7th, 198834,58435
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)One - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198838,23538
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Seek & Destroy - Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London, England / October 10th, 198833,87034
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)Whiplash - Live At The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA / May 24th, 198841,67442
Metallica…And Justice for All (Remastered Deluxe Box Set)589,467,271588,518
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonSomething 2 Dance 24,575,8344,568
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonCompton's N The House - Remix6,453,1416,443
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonDopeman - Remix18,615,65318,586
N.W.A.Straight Outta Compton8 Ball - Remix11,088,04511,070
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonGangsta Gangsta62,867,92362,767
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonI Ain't Tha 16,623,2706,613
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonExpress Yourself107,966,079107,792
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonFuck Tha Police189,265,174188,960
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonIf It Ain't Ruff15,415,38015,391
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonStraight Outta Compton218,164,364217,813
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonSomething Like That5,650,0435,641
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonParental Discretion Iz Advised8,243,5438,230
N.W.A.Straight Outta ComptonQuiet On Tha Set7,106,9057,095
N.W.A.Straight Outta Compton662,035,354660,969
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanBehind the Wall9,506,6219,491
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanWhy?6,881,5156,870
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanTalkin' Bout a Revolution98,974,49098,815
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanFor My Lover16,103,95916,078
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanFor You7,045,2807,034
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanBaby Can I Hold You158,511,079158,256
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanFast Car465,265,424464,516
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanAcross the Lines20,185,92020,153
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanMountains O' Things14,106,14714,083
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanShe's Got Her Ticket12,904,18912,883
Tracy ChapmanTracy ChapmanIf Not Now...7,317,3887,306
Tracy ChapmanTracy Chapman816,802,012815,487
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johnnygnecco

I checked 2009, Madonna’s greatest hits album “Celebration” has 823 million plays. Why it isn’t into the top 15?

Al

The title of this page is Spotify most streamed studio albums so compilations are obviously not included

Last edited 4 hours ago by Al
MDNA

Funny how marian’s daydream outstreamed celine dion’s Falling into you and let’s talk about love while daydream only sold around 20m pure sale and celine’s two albums both sold amost 30m pure sale

Luan

“Pink Friday Roman Reloaded” has a full version called “Pink Friday Roman Reloaded + The Re-Up” with more streams (1,5 billion)
plssss notice me……

Nabil

Hi, I have a question. Where is Fearless (Taylor’s Version)?

twt

theres a glitch in the 2000s, 90s and 80s

Julie Michaels

Beyoncé’s B’Day in 2006 is excluding “Check On It” (57 million) and “Get Me Bodied” (19 million) both on the standard version and counting on her page in streaming pool but no here.

Martin

Read my comments on the previous page (Page 6), in reply to the same question from
“elliofun”, for an explanation.

Last edited 12 days ago by Martin
Poster Print

This list is missing Ellie Goulding- Halcyon Days which has around 1.34B streams.

Some versions on Spotify include I Need Your Love & Beating Heart which would be another 415M streams but I’ve only counted the streams on the edition that comes up on Ellie’s spotify page.

Last edited 13 days ago by Poster Print
El Jolito

Rock ruled the 90s!

Kalmanta

And the genre is pretty popular with catalog streams, arguably performing better, at least on Spotify, than old pop records. It’s immense decline of popularity with younger folks since the 00s, which is reflected in the charts, is the part that ultimately leaves me scratching my head.

El Jolito

Yes I don’t quite understand it, but if you look at the UK charts at least, there is a growing number of compilations in the charts from old artists. Queen, Fleetwood mac and Elton John are doing incredibly well and have been for a while as well as Oasis. Rock is definitely doing better than old pop is. Look at Madonna’s streams compared to Guns n roses or Nirvana.

Kalmanta

I was floored when I looked up Madonna‘s streams. They are abysmal for her status as an artist. Maybe she isn’t connecting with the newer generation as much. But I‘m sure her streams will go up when that documentary film is ready for the big screen, which really helped Queen and Elton John with their current explosion on streaming services.

Johnny be Good

What strikes ma about Madonna’s streaming numbers is that they are not just lower than rock acts (something which I expected), but that they are lower than Mariah Carey’s and Whitney Houston’s. I think that Madonna still suffers from the backlash of “American Life” in the USA, which limits her appeal in the world’s biggest market, and also, in the past 15 years she did everything she could to damage her reputation to the younger generation.

Martin

In all fairness, there is next to nothing between Madonna and Houston on Spotify and over 500m towards Houstons total, comes from the posthumous Higher Love single, which is really a Kygo track IMO. On top of that, Houstons death clearly helped elevate her streaming figures.

Also, if you were to exclude Careys abnormally and insanely popular Christmas track, her “normal” catalogue is pretty much in the same ball park as the other two.

Johnny be Good

Yes Whitney has a streaming era hit with “Higher Love”, I forgot about it 😀 Even discounting Whitney’s posthumous hit and Mariah’s perennial Christmas hit I think that Madonna’s numbers are a bit disappointing. If we discount Mariah’s Christmas hit she and Madonna ends up with basically the same streaming numbers, something that honestly is surprising considering Mariah’s limited appeal outside of the USA. Per example “Deaydream” has 500 mln streams on Spotify, almost the same as “Like a Virgin” and more than “True Blue”, “Like a Prayer” and “Ray of Light”. Songs like “Always be my Baby” or “Hero”… Read more »

Martin

I agree and I’ve often said, considering how huge Madonnas star was and how universal she was, that her current popularity is very, very disappointing. Being British and being old enough to have witnessed all threes careers from the beginning, Madonna and Houstons tracks are just so much more well known and recognisable to me and I’d say the majority of Brits. They both have so many classic tracks, that transcended genre and became true mainstream hits, unlike Carey, who I’d say only really has All I Want and even that took years, to grow into the beast it has… Read more »

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Johnny be Good

Well here in Italy Madonna is insanely popular so, maybe that’s why I am a bit schocked by her streaming results. Even relatively minor hits of her still get some airplay on the radio like “Who’s that girl”, “Secret” or “You’ll see”. There is a special link between Madonna and Italy, probably due to the fact she was very proud of her italian origin .Whitney here is pretty popular too, probably the second most popular foreign diva after Madonna. Apart from her classics (“I will always love you”, “I have nothing” and I wanna dance with somebody”) here “All at… Read more »

Martin

It seems Italys love and appreciation of those three, pretty much mirrors that of the UK, with Madonna way out in front of the other two, when it’s comes to popularity, sales and recognisability, then Houston, then Carey.

That’s my favourite Houston track also.

Jazz

It all depends on where you came from. Im from Asia and its safe to say Mariah Carey was far bigger than Whitney was here and especially Madonna. Dont think Madonna ever exploded the way that Mariah did here in Asia, not even close. Plus I could be wrong, but I think Madonna failed to appeal to the younger audience in the US considering how urban American music is these days. Whitney & Mariah always have the pop/soul/R&B thing going on, so they probably have bigger support from the younger generation compared to Madonna.

L145

Madonna’s underperformance on Spotify is 100% because of USA, if you check the Rolling Stone Top500 chart, she’s bubbling around #400-#450 which is terrible compared to Mariah and Whitney who have double the weekly streams of Madonna in the USA… and Also when you check Madonna’s most popular cities in Spotify it’s mostly Latin American and European cities. and Also another indicator is Madonna’s hits that were only big in USA (such as Take A Bow) have terribly low numbers, but when it comes to her hits that are more popular outside of the US like Hung Up and La… Read more »

L145

What could truly help Madonna’s catalog to be revived / more appreciated is either a new hit which seems unlikely at this point because of how she killed her career with her last 4 albums, or the movie coming up. if that movie does well it could do wonders

Al

From what I’ve seen old artists and songs can get resurges out of nowhere these days due to TikTok and such so you never know really.

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Al

The US only represents about 20% of Spotify users now, so even if she did terrible there it wouldn’t affect overall totals as much as you want to believe.

johnnygnecco

Isn’t the connection with the new things the only problem. She probably has the WORST team out there, most of her singles are uploaded 2-3 times (few even 4) and the streams are getting splitted. On the other hand most of her big singles are promoted by her greatest hits album “Celebration”, so, many streams go in that album instead in her studio ones. Its a whole mess, cause when people discover Madonna songs they like, if they want to listen to more of her albums, they’ll probably click and stream the Celebration album instead of her studio ones, that… Read more »

Johnny be Good

Do you think the growing number of old rock compilations on charts might be related to the growing vinyl revival?

Martin

No, it’s completely down to streaming. Sure, adding vinyl sales helps, but regardless of all the headlines about increases in vinyl sales, they are not adding that much relatively.

The reason Oasis, Queen, The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Guns N Roses etc do well in the UK album chart, is because their “Best Of” tracks are streaming in huge numbers, week in week out.

Luan

“Pink Friday Roman Reloaded” has a full version called “Pink Friday Roman Reloaded + The Re-Up” with more streams (1,5 billion)

plssss notice me……

PeppaPig

Is Taylor’s Fearless (TV) gonna be on the 2021 list or added to the 2008 version?

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