They are back. BTS, the unknown Korean group made biggest stars on Earth in no time return with a new song, Butter, their second English-language tune.
The first one, Dynamite, has been destroying charts for 9 months, pushing every day higher the total sales of the band.
Nearly a year has passed since we last updated the sales and streams of the biggest boy band in the world. How much have they increased after releasing the best-selling album of the year so far? We’ll find out shortly!
K-Pop superstars BTS are bigger and bigger each year, beating each time their previous sales. They dominated 2020 like no one else, they will now try to replicate this feat in 2020 thanks to their upcoming releases.
One may wonder if their streams are just as good as their pure sales so let’s review their performances online.
As they have been doing since 2001, the IFPI published this week the top selling albums of the year. Unlike the previous edition, when they got the #1 wrong, this time they properly reported the global domination of Korean superstars BTS.
At the start, the list had some issues mainly due to missing albums. As years pass, its accuracy is getting worse and worse. We will review their 2020 top 10 to see that none of the albums has both its ranking and its sales figure correct.
So, are you ready to see a countdown of the best selling artists of the 2010s?
A decade ago, the music industry was completely different. We still had record players at home, downloads was the big thing, Adele and Drake were promising newcomers at best and nobody had heard about streaming platforms.
For artists, that’s the tricky part. A decade is long enough to see a completely new generation of music consumers replace the former one.
That’s why it takes you a lot of appeal to remain on top and why this list is made of the truly biggest artists in the World…
If you visit us, you surely saw a lot of news in recent years stating streaming records. What’s unlikely is that you ever saw a comprehensive list of Spotify most streamed artists, with numbers for all those who belong to the all-time top 200.
Thanks to our Spotify numbers tool, it’s now possible to retrieve an enormous quantity of data very efficiently. So, who are the most streamed male, female, bands, legacy artists on the platform?
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