Spotify top album debuts
Among Spotify records, one of the hardest to take is the most streamed debut album in a country. Back in 2017, Ed Sheeran destroyed former bests in plenty of countries with Divide, just like Drake who shattered these scores with Scorpion a year later. In 2022, record breakers have been the likes Bad Bunny, Blackpink and Taylor Swift.
As the platform grew, local markets started making more and more money as well, developping their own music scene. Only a few years later, local stars now lead the ranking in most countries around the World.
Drake, Bad Bunny, Ed Sheeran, Blackpink, Capital Bra, BTS, etc, what’s safe is that getting the top album debuts on Spotify in a country requires to be immensely popular on it.
Top album debuts on Spotify – Methodology
This page presents two views, by country and by artist. The former will show you the largest debuts of all-time in a country, while the latter displays for an artist the streams and the rank of his albums among all-time lists when they performed well enough.
The methodology is simple, album streams are the total number of streams from its tracks. A debut refers to the first week of release. Numbers reflect filtered streams in the same way as spotifycharts.com. It means we exclude streams rated as non-organic by Spotify.
When the tracklist of an album isn’t entirely charted inside the weekly top 200, we estimate remaining tracks according to their relative strength during the first days. Omissions will be rare but they can happen. If you notice an album which should be added, please let us know using the comments.
For some albums, Spotify has deleted the original version, and only more extensive releases remain available. Unless we explicitely spotted and fixed it, this should negatively impact the average per track.
That said, let’s now get to our top album debuts on Spotify!
Top album debuts on Spotify – Results
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Spotify top album debuts by country
|Asia||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||107,755,749||20||5,387,787|
|Andorra||EL ÚLTIMO TOUR DEL MUNDOBad Bunny||39,345||16||2,459|
|United Arab Emirates||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||1,105,195||20||55,259|
|Argentina||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||23,723,961||23||1,031,476|
|Austria||Palmen aus Plastik 2Bonez MC||2,875,387||15||191,692|
|Australia||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||30,735,158||20||1,536,757|
|Bulgaria||HEROES & VILLAINSMetro Boomin||516,626||15||34,441|
|Bolivia||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||4,165,406||23||181,104|
|Brazil||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||33,875,552||20||1,693,777|
|Canada||Certified Lover BoyDrake||39,193,383||21||1,866,351|
|Switzerland||Certified Lover BoyDrake||2,736,154||21||130,293|
|Chile||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||47,796,533||23||2,078,110|
|Colombia||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||31,735,138||23||1,379,788|
|Costa Rica||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||9,076,910||23||394,648|
|Cyprus||Epikindinoi PolitesDani Gambino||220,574||14||15,755|
|Denmark||÷ (Deluxe)Ed Sheeran||6,436,619||16||402,288|
|Dominican Republic||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||7,422,889||23||322,734|
|Ecuador||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||12,762,956||23||554,911|
|Spain||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||75,827,269||23||3,296,837|
|Europe||÷ (Deluxe)Ed Sheeran||190,455,207||16||11,903,450|
|United Kingdom||÷ (Deluxe)Ed Sheeran||73,498,062||16||4,593,628|
|Greece||Money and Drugs Can't Live In PovertyMad Clip||9,761,960||17||574,232|
|Guatemala||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||10,976,917||23||477,257|
|Hong Kong||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||1,560,117||20||78,005|
|Honduras||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||5,088,843||23||221,254|
|Ireland||÷ (Deluxe)Ed Sheeran||6,929,849||16||433,115|
|Israel||Mr. Morale & The Big SteppersKendrick Lamar||1,484,513||18||82,472|
|Italy||236 451tha Supreme||59,533,687||20||2,976,684|
|Japan||ウタの歌 ONE PIECE FILM REDAdo||13,056,212||8||1,632,026|
|South Korea||BORN PINKBLACKPINK||1,545,436||8||193,179|
|Latin America||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||366,202,311||23||15,921,839|
|Lithuania||BILIETAS I ROJUOG Version||543,378||14||38,812|
|Luxembourg||Certified Lover BoyDrake||214,978||21||10,237|
|Malta||÷ (Deluxe)Ed Sheeran||202,833||16||12,677|
|Mexico||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||163,317,798||23||7,100,773|
|Malaysia||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||5,122,598||20||256,129|
|Nigeria||Love, DaminiBurna Boy||4,898,261||19||257,803|
|Nicaragua||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||2,547,972||23||110,781|
|Norway||Hollywood's BleedingPost Malone||6,884,103||17||404,947|
|New Zealand||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||5,019,866||20||250,993|
|Panama||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||4,862,861||23||211,428|
|Peru||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||20,640,085||23||897,395|
|Philippines||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||53,448,745||20||2,672,437|
|Pakistan||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||964,072||20||48,203|
|Portugal||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||3,049,676||20||152,483|
|Paraguay||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||5,535,683||23||240,681|
|Romania||Înapoi La ViațăOscar||1,750,010||15||116,667|
|Russian Federation||BANDANA IBig Baby Tape||19,631,138||14||1,402,224|
|Saudi Arabia||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||1,174,750||20||58,737|
|Sweden||÷ (Deluxe)Ed Sheeran||14,343,070||16||896,441|
|Singapore||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||5,434,481||20||271,724|
|El Salvador||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||6,645,189||23||288,921|
|Ukraine||BANDANA IBig Baby Tape||4,690,114||14||335,008|
|United States of America||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||338,478,561||20||16,923,928|
|Uruguay||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||1,536,601||23||66,808|
|Venezuela||Un Verano Sin TiBad Bunny||5,376,518||23||233,761|
|Viet Nam||BORN PINKBLACKPINK||5,545,106||8||693,138|
|Global||Midnights (3am Edition)Taylor Swift||776,481,256||20||38,824,062|
|South Africa||Certified Lover BoyDrake||4,834,586||21||230,218|
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It’s unfair to list the releases according to the filtered streams when you know really well that some benefitted from deals (free streams and miminum filtering)… Maybe it would be better to mention that factor in your article at least.
Than, if this is about albums (min 8 tracks) so why listing EP with 4 tracks… If we count “Born Singer” and “Quotation Mark” then Proof has 5 new tracks released.
Sorry but this article is really weird and not at all objective
Hey, Born Pink had in the first week 1.578.206 in Colombia with Charted Streams
Proof still is an album with new songs , so it should be here 🥴
Lots of greatest hits albums are released with new songs. All it means is that there are new songs, not a new album.
then why is re recorded Taylor album there if its full of old songs?
it’s re-record are you that dumb?
Where is THE ALBUM from Blackpink?
All their releases are listed here (given it got enough first week streams to be worth noting down)
where is Proof? the BTS album that was released on June 10, 2022m
It’s excluded since it’s a compilation album, most songs are from other releases.
It won’t be added, this is the last time I’m answering this question.
Hi, excuse me, Where is THE ALBUM from Blackpink?
most songs are from other releases but it was 4 new songs (ytc, run bts, for youth and born singer) HOWEVER Taylor re recorded album (all songs were previously released) is in the list, make sense, make sense. if anyone is wondering PROOF debuted with more than 172M streams what put the album somewhere near #43
here is PROOF by BTS?
What about un verano sin ti
sin miedo and isolation by kali uchis PLSS