Best selling records and artists in the USSR and Russia

If you go through various online sites covering music sales, you’ll find close to no information at all about the best selling artists in the USSR and Russia.

A black box up to this day, we digged through the data of this market and identified receipts covering over 100 million unit sales.

Get ready for some heavy surprises as the USSR market looked like none other.

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Most successful artists by decade

Most Successful Artists By Decade

Since the summer of 2016 dozens of artists have been analyzed using the CSPC method.

Some of them destroyed the competition during a short time thanks to only one album, while others have proven longevity through the years.

In the end though, who has really dominated each of the last six decades? Is it the former or the latter kind of artists? You will find the answer in the list below!

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Queen albums and songs sales

CSPC Queen albums and songs sales cover

Bohemian Rhapsody, Don’t Stop Me Now, Under Pressure, I Want to Break Free, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, Another One Bites the Dust, etc. the list of songs by Queen speaks for itself.

The Freddie Mercury-led band from London, UK, shook the world with their iconic hits from 1973 to 1991.

Over 28 years after the passing of their singer, their valuable catalog is as hot as ever.

In fact, their evergreen success has become even more incredible since the Bohemian Rhapsody biopic who led a new generation to discover these classic rock heroes.

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Take That albums and songs sales

CSPC Take That albums and songs sales cover

Who can take seriously a boys band that disappeared for 10 years? Not many for sure, it hasn’t prevent Take That from coming back bigger than ever.

How they took their native country by storm in 2006 is even more impressive considering the UK 90s sensation lost one of its biggest assets with the departure of pop star Robbie Williams.

Take That or how a teen act can conclude on 3 super successful careers without ever making a dent in the biggest market of the World…

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Going through Mexico’s top foreign sellers of the 70s

Top Mexican LPs of the 70s

Do you have any idea of what was popular in Mexico during the 70s? Which international music star struck them the most? Was it Simon & Garfunkel, Led Zeppelin, or Elton John? Where they crazy about the former Beatles, or instead more into ABBA? Or Queen, or the Bee Gees? What about Pink Floyd then, was there a mania surrounding them as it happened in many places? Last but not least, how strong was the impact of Elvis Presley‘s passing?

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The Doors’ albums and songs sales

The Doors CSPC albums and singles sales art

The Doors are arguably one of the most iconic rock bands of all-time. Their lead singer, Jim Morrison, is still regarded as a demigod by many some 47 years after his passing but if we look at their chart history, we notice that none of their studio albums even made the UK Top 10. So, just how successful is this band?

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