Coldplay albums and songs sales

CSPC Coldplay 2021 albums and songs sales cover

British giants Coldplay are back! After a discreet return with their last, 2019 effort Everyday Life, the band returns with a new song, Higher Power.

Unlike their previous one, their upcoming record is marketed as a commercial opus. No doubt, Chris Martin and his colleagues know what it means to be successful.

Often called the biggest rock band of the century, is this reputation accurate according to factual data?

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France Best Selling Albums Ever

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INTRODUCTION

It has been 5 years since ChartMasters.org is online. It started with a large string of articles about the best selling albums of all-time in France, articles which served to created the comprehensive top sellers list.

Several years later, we are back on it to update all numbers and add albums which crossed the magical 1 million threshold.

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The Police albums and songs sales

The Police, London, 1977

Back in late 70s, The Police were among the new wave artists who led media to start talking about the second British invasion. This terms refers to a multitude of UK acts suddenly becoming successful in the US.

Very few of them had the lasting impact of their mid-60s predecessors. Among those who did, U2 reign supreme over this generation, while the success of The Police has been impressive too.

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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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No Doubt albums and songs sales

CSPC No Doubt albums and songs sales

If you were old enough to turn on the radio in 1997, no doubt you heard Don’t Speak approximatively 17 zillion times.

The American band No Doubt, unique in its multigendered, multiracial and multinational line up, spanned several hits from 1997 to 2003, while singer Gwen Stefani successfully went solo afterwards.

While they may not own the largest and densest discography ever, It’s impossible to avoid studying them in order to complete our overview of the biggest songs and albums from the 90s.

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Spotify all-time most streamed artists

Most streamed artists of all-time on Spotify

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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Biggest Songs of the 1990s (CSPC)

If you lived in the 90s, you probably remember the music that flooded the radios at the time. A variety of styles were in the spotlight: alternative rock rather early in the decade (Nirvana, Oasis…), teen pop in the second half (Britney Spears, Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys…), divas (Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston…), soundtracks (Titanic, Bodyguard…) and so on. Do you know which songs are the most memorable of this decade? Place your bets!

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Streaming Masters – Nirvana

Despite only three studio album released, Nirvana is often considered as one of the most influential and cult rock band ever. Do their streaming figures agree with that? Is their blockbuster Nevermind as massive as we can imagine?

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Spotify: Most Streamed Albums of 2000

Take your seat, it’s time to enter the new millennium to review the most streamed albums from 2000. There is plenty of solid candidates to make this top 10. This year included strong releases from Eminem, Coldplay, Britney Spears, Madonna, NSYNC, Linkin Park, U2, Enya, the Backstreet Boys, Nelly, Bon Jovi, and many more. Who’s seeing the strongest ongoing appeal among all them?

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Björk’s albums and songs sales

Björk total album sales art

Everything seems so special about Björk. Her persona, her look, her origins, her music, her lyrics, her videos, her career. Commercially speaking though, being so unique and different, usually provides a handicap to mainstream acceptance and popularity, rather than an advantage. So, given all this context about her, just how much has the Icelandic singer managed to sell? View More