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This ranking presents the top Spotify artists based on streams from tracks available inside their personal page’s sections Albums, Singles and Compilations. They are combined together and defined as “Lead streams”.
In 2018, The Eagles' greatest hits album, released in 1976, surpassed Michael Jackson's 1982 album "Thriller" to take the top spot on the Record Industry Association of America's (RIAA) list of the top selling albums of all time in the US.
The Eagles have the first and third best-selling albums of all time, with the band's "Hotel California" following "Thriller."
Other notable artists on the list include The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Garth Brooks, who are all featured three times in the top 50.
Dataset is based on RIAA's data for the best-selling albums in US history (measured in "certified units" sold).
Details at RIAA
The below table presents the best selling artists of all-time using the below ratios.
- Studio Album: sales of the original album
- Other LPs: sales of compilations generated thanks to the album
- Physical Singles: sales of physical singles from the album (added to CSPC total with a ratio 3/10 for 2-tracks, 5/10 for EPs and Maxis)
- Digital Singles: sales of digital singles from the album (ratio 1.5/10 for CSPC total)
- Streaming: equivalent album sales of all the album tracks (ratio 1/1500 for Audio stream and 1/6750 for Video stream)
This article lists the most expensive music videos ever made, with costs of $500,000 or more.
David Bowie's video for the 1981 single "Ashes to Ashes" was the first music video to exceed this sum. Janet Jackson leads with six videos on the list, while Michael Jackson, Britney Spears and Ayumi Hamasaki have five each. Madonna has made three appearances in the top five, and four total, making her the artist with the most expensive videos of all time combined. TLC, Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Busta Rhymes, Guns N' Roses, Mylène Farmer and MC Hammer appear on the list twice.
When compiling the list of the top-earning and most-streamed DJs in the world, InternetDJ pinned down 100 DJs.
Together the top 100 DJs earn an staggering $352,500,000 per year and have a combined audience of 734,118,248 monthly listeners.
The median age is 41 years old. T
The highest earning DJs are: THE CHAINSMOKERS, MARSHMELLO and CALVIN HARRIS.
The most popular DJs are MARSHMELLO, CALVIN HARRIS and DIPLO.
Netherlands is the country with most artist in the top list (25) followed by United States (10), and Germany (10).
Who said the musical is dead? The last few years have produced box office hits out of film adaptations of Broadway smashes, original movie musicals and a few, beloved, all-time classics.
Here are the highest grossing movie musicals of all time based on their worldwide box office gross.
Details at Box Office Mojo
The Grammy Awards are annually awarded by members of the United States National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) in recognition of excellence in the recording arts and sciences.
They are the equivalent of other annual prestigious awards in the American entertainment industry, such as the Academy Awards - OSCARS (for motion pictures), the Emmy Awards (for television) and the Tony Awards (for stage performance).
Sir Georg Solti, an orchestral and operatic conductor, is the most Grammy Award-winning individual of all time with a total of 31 Grammy Awards won for recordings of works as diverse as Bach, Bartók, and Wagner.
This is a dataset of Broadway shows with 1,000 or more performances.
Ten shows currently running on Broadway have at least 1,000 performances: The Phantom of the Opera, the 1996 revival of Chicago, The Lion King, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Come from Away, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
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The following list contains the top 100 songs with the most streams on the audio streaming platform Spotify.
As of April 2022, all of the top 100 songs have exceeded 1.3 billion streams, of which 12 have reached 2 billion streams, with Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" ranked in the top position, as the only song that exceeds 3 billion streams.
Justin Bieber and Post Malone have the most songs in the top 100 with 6 entries each.
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