Spotify’s All Time Top Album Debuts

As you can expect, the likes Drake and Ariana Grande recorded several of the top album debuts on Spotify, but many more are performing incredibly well.

In fact, so far as many as 72 releases have broken the 100 million mark during their first week. Do you think your favorite artist is among them?

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Blackpink albums and songs sales

CSPC Blackpink albums and songs sales

The K-Pop industry continues its outstanding rise to fame. If BTS are the flagship of the genre, more groups are proving to be incredibly popular, with one of the hottest of them being the all-female band Blackpink.

Last year, they dropped their first entire album, but they have been releasing very popular songs and mini albums for several years. How much have they sold up to date?

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BTS albums and songs sales

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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!

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Streaming Masters – BTS

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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.

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BTS dominance is the only unflawed bit of IFPI annual list

BTS 2020 best sellers

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.

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YouTube’s Most Streamed Artists of 2020

While YouTube doesn’t bring in as much money to the music industry as say Spotify or Apple Music, is it a major player nonetheless, and especially in certain markets.

A very diverse platform, artists from all around the world feature among the most streamed stars of the year 2020. Today, we will review them.

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The biggest streaming debuts through the world

ChartMasters - top streaming album debuts on Spotify by market

Do you like to know the truth? So do I. Nowadays, it seems that every week we hear about broken streaming records. Is that real information or brainwashing?

We will start adressing this question by looking at the biggest streaming debuts through the world!

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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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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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Best selling artists of the 2010s

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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…

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