Streaming Masters – Def Leppard

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The 80s were full of loudy rock anthems, with British band Def Leppard being responsible for several of them.

Pour Some Sugar On Me remains one of the biggest hits of that decade, with well over 500 million streams on Spotify alone, but many more are on heavy rotation online. We review their comprehensive streaming numbers, both audio and video.

Def Leppard streaming review – the method

Streaming is made up of audio and video streams. Our CSPC methodology now includes both to better reflect the real popularity of each track. The main source of data for each avenue is respectively Spotify and YouTube.

To factor in the growing impact of multiple Asian countries where these platforms aren’t always the go-to site for music streaming, more sources have been added.

In order to account for their real popularity in each relevant country, the below sources have been used along with the mentioned ratios that reflect the market share of each area.

Audio Streams
– South Korea: Genie streams * 2.20 (consistent with Gaon streaming numbers)
– Japan: AWA streams * 100 / 4 (AWA has 4% of the Japanese streaming market)
– Arabic world: Anghami streams
– Sub-Saharan Africa: Boomplay + Audiomack streams
– Elsewhere: Spotify streams * Spotify market shares based on artists’ market distribution

Video Streams
– China* : QQ video streams * 50 if the song is available for audio stream, QQ video streams * 5 elseway (scale built based on known figures for several major artists)
– Elsewhere : Youtube views increased by 10% to account for various local platforms

*since Chinese streaming platforms are mostly video streaming platforms, their streams are weighted on par with YouTube streams.

Audio Stream value – 1,500 plays equal 1 album unit
Video Stream value – 6,750 views equal 1 album unit

Equivalent Albums Sales (EAS) = ( Spotify * ArtistRatio + Genie * 2.20 + AWA * 100 / 4 + Anghami + Boomplay + Audiomack ) / 1500 + ( QQ views* 50(or 5) + YouTube * 1.1 ) / 6750

Please be aware that when the artist is regarded as the lead act, he is rewarded with 100% of these units, while featured acts share among them a 50% piece of the totals.

Def Leppard streaming review – the results

CSPC Def Leppard discography streaming statistics

Total: 2,594,062 EAS

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Def Leppard: Most streamed tracks (EAS)

1. Pour Some Sugar on Me [Hysteria]698,000
2. Hysteria [Hysteria]309,000
3. Love Bites [Hysteria]193,000
4. Photograph [Pyromania]176,000
5. Rock of Ages [Pyromania]128,000
6. Animal [Hysteria]128,000
7. When Love And Hate Collide [Orphan]113,000
8. Armageddon It [Hysteria]57,000
9. Foolin’ [Pyromania]55,000
10. Bringin’ On the Heartbreak [High ‘n’ Dry]54,000
11. Let’s Get Rocked [Adrenalize]48,000
12. Rocket [Hysteria]43,000
13. Two Steps Behind [Adrenalize]41,000
14. Too Late for Love [Pyromania]39,000
15. Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad [Adrenalize]33,000
16. Women [Hysteria]29,000
17. Let It Go [High ‘n’ Dry]25,000
18. Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop) [Pyromania]18,000
19. Gods of War [Hysteria]18,000
20. Personal Jesus [Orphan]15,000

Sources: SpotifyYouTube, AWA (app), QQGenieAnghamiAudiomackBoomplay.

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