Streaming Masters – TLC

TLC streaming numbers

During the 90s contemporary R&B became the biggest thing around in the US. One of the flagships of the genre was the trio TLC. One of the greatest selling girl group of all-time, how do they perform on streaming platforms, both with their legacy catalog and their 2017 comeback?


As detailed in the Fixing Log articleSpotify represents 157 million of the 272 million users of streaming platforms, while YouTube is pretty much the only video platform generating some revenue for the industry. Below is the equivalence set on the aforementioned article:

Audio Stream 1500 plays equal 1 album unit
Video Stream 11,750 views equal 1 album unit

Equivalent Albums Sales (EAS) = 272/157 * Spotify streams / 1500 + YouTube views / 11750


TLC streaming spotify youtube

Total: 1,035,715 EAS

Most streamed tracks (EAS)

1. No Scrubs [FanMail]400,000
2. Waterfalls [CrazySexyCool]179,000
3. Crooked Smile [Orphan]159,000
4. Creep [CrazySexyCool]91,000
5. Unpretty [FanMail]41,000
6. Red Light Special [CrazySexyCool]22,000
7. Diggin’ on You [CrazySexyCool]16,000
8. What About Your Friends [Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip]16,000
9. Baby-Baby-Baby [Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip]12,000
10. Way Back [TLC]9,000
11. Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg [Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip]8,000
12. Sleigh Ride [Orphan]7,000
13. Kick Your Game [CrazySexyCool]4,000
14. Silly Ho [FanMail]4,000
15. Meant To Be [Orphan]4,000
16. It’s Sunny [TLC]4,000
17. Take Our Time [CrazySexyCool]3,000
18. Girl Talk [3D]3,000
19. Dear Lie [FanMail]3,000
20. Damaged [3D]2,000

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