Streaming Masters – Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin - streaming statistics

They maybe only released 8 studio albums and recorded less than 100 tracks between 1969 and 1979 but that didn’t stop them becoming one of the Top 10 best selling album acts ever.

Defunct since drummer John Bonhams death in September 1980 and no new music recorded in 42 years, are they still as popular today? Let’s find out, by delving into this edition of Streaming Masters on Led Zeppelin.

PS: Updated on September 7, 2021. These values are used for automatic update of artist and albums total instead of those from CSPC analysis.

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Deep Purple albums and songs sales

CSPC Deep Purple albums and songs sales cover

Part of the legendary “Unholy Trinity of British Hard Rock and Heavy Metal” along with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, Deep Purple helped introduce and style, Hard Rock and Heavy Metal in the early 70s.

Active to this day, the general public remembers them best for Smoke On The Water, a song often listed along with the likes of Whole Lotta Love and Back In Black in best guitar riffs of all-time lists.

Unlike these other bands though, their certified sales are very low, which has led to various myths floating around for decades.

At last, we can enlighten on this mystery. Take your seat and let’s delve into the murky world that is, Deep Purples worldwide sales.

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Neil Young & related albums and songs sales

CSPC Neil Young albums and songs sales cover

If the life of some singers is worth a movie, Neil Young‘s journey would better fit into a television series.

The Canadian singer-songwriter is up to 43 studio albums on top of key contributions to multiple bands.

Apart from his amazing musical career, he also directed various movies, founded the annual benefit concert Farm Aid, is a well-known environmental activist, supports many social actions, all of it while taking care of his 3 children who face strong health issues.

Now 75, we pay tribute to one of the most influential artists of all-time, the one who’s the prime responsible of the Grunge movement, by reviewing his career as we do best, in numbers!

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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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