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Seinfeld
I watched this last night on VH1 and thought some of you guys might be interested. Streams are included and the sales figures look fairly recent (Little Mix's sales are a bit out of date though). Here's the list:

01. All Saints Never Ever 1,400,000
02. Fifth Harmony Work From Home 1,050,000
03. Atomic Kitten Whole Again 1,040,000
04. Little Mix Black Magic 980,000
05. B*Witched C'est La Vie 970,000
06. Spice Girls Spice Up Your Life 910,000
07. Spice Girls Goodbye 900,000
08. All Saints Pure Shores 860,000
09. TLC No Scrubs 850,000
10. Spice Girls Mama/Who Do You Think You Are 730,000
11. Icona Pop I Love It 710,000
12. Spice Girls Viva Forever 700,000
13. Girls Aloud Sound Of The Underground 700,000
14. The Pussycat Dolls Don’t Cha 695,000
15. Spice Girls Too Much 690,000
16. Little Mix Shout Out To My Ex 670,000
17. Eternal I Wanna Be The Only One 670,000
18. Little Mix Secret Love Song 660,000
19. The Pussycat Dolls Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny) 640,000
20. Las Ketchup The Ketchup Song (Aserejé) 630,000
Ne Plus Ultra
Work From Home was not bigger than several of those songs. Lol.
liamk97
Thanks for sharing! 'C'est La Vie' is higher than I expected - its pure sales are 925k and I wouldn't have thought it would be a big streamer, but clearly it is.
diamondtooth
Eternal wub.gif wub.gif wub.gif
Seinfeld
QUOTE(liamk97 @ Mar 20 2017, 12:52 PM) *
Thanks for sharing! 'C'est La Vie' is higher than I expected - its pure sales are 925k and I wouldn't have thought it would be a big streamer, but clearly it is.


You're welcome. biggrin.gif

'No Scrubs' trickle sales are very impressive! wub.gif
liamk97
I've added in brackets each song's download/streaming totals:

01. All Saints Never Ever 1,400,000 [143k]
02. Fifth Harmony Work From Home 1,050,000
03. Atomic Kitten Whole Again 1,040,000 [105k]
04. Little Mix Black Magic 980,000 [301k from 2016 onwards]
05. B*Witched C'est La Vie 970,000 [119k]
06. Spice Girls Spice Up Your Life 910,000 [110k]
07. Spice Girls Goodbye 900,000 [66k]
08. All Saints Pure Shores 860,000 [175k]
09. TLC No Scrubs 850,000 [297k]
10. Spice Girls Mama/Who Do You Think You Are 730,000 [70k]
11. Icona Pop I Love It 710,000 [194k from 2014 onwards]
12. Spice Girls Viva Forever 700,000 [77k]
13. Girls Aloud Sound Of The Underground 700,000 [143k]
14. The Pussycat Dolls Don’t Cha 695,000 [245k from 2007 onwards]
15. Spice Girls Too Much 690,000 [33k]
16. Little Mix Shout Out To My Ex 670,000
17. Eternal I Wanna Be The Only One 670,000 [70k]
18. Little Mix Secret Love Song 660,000
19. The Pussycat Dolls Jai ho! (You Are My Destiny) 640,000 [224k from 2010 onwards]
20. Las Ketchup The Ketchup Song (Aserejé) 630,000 [59k]
liamk97
Also, since we've had sales for all of the Spice Girls singles in recent years, I've put together their best sellers list:

1,380,000 | Wannabe (#1, 1996) [As of 2017]
1,130,000 | 2 Become 1 (#1, 1996) [As of 2017]
0960,000 | Say You'll Be There (#1, 1996) [As of 2015]
0910,000 | Spice Up Your Life (#1, 1997) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0900,000 | Goodbye (#1, 1998) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0730,000 | Mama / Who Do You Think You Are? (#1, 1997) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0700,000 | Viva Forever (#1, 1998) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0690,000 | Too Much (#1, 1997) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0420,200 | Stop (#2, 1998) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0260,000 | Holler / Let Love Lead the Way (#1, 2000) [As of 2015]
0051,000 | Headlines (Friendship Never Ends) (#11, 2007) [As of 2016]
Joey Lee Curtis
04. Little Mix Black Magic 980,000 (1,003,743)
16. Little Mix Shout Out To My Ex 670,000 (863,024)
18. Little Mix Secret Love Song 660,000 (679,256)


These are the more up to date figures for those Little Mix tracks, you can see the full (mostly) up to date list for them here.
777666jason
I know it's streaming based but yay at little mix reaching 1 million
FleetSeb
I was about to ask why Wannabe wasn't in the list and then I realised it is more than 20 years old ohmy.gif
¡Michael Myers!
04. Little Mix Black Magic 980,000

HOW AND WHY?!

That song is absolute TRASH dredged up from a Spice Girls 199s demo tape!!!
Jay ☆
Thanks for posting! biggrin.gif Amazing to get a lot of Spice Girls updates. wub.gif

I wonder if Say You'll Be There could be approaching a million with streams, or even have passed it? A pity this couldn't have been a Top 40 list of the last 25 years! *Greedy for more laugh.gif *
Jay ☆
QUOTE(liamk97 @ Mar 20 2017, 01:30 PM) *
Also, since we've had sales for all of the Spice Girls singles in recent years, I've put together their best sellers list:

1,380,000 | Wannabe (#1, 1996) [As of 2017]
1,130,000 | 2 Become 1 (#1, 1996) [As of 2017]
0960,000 | Say You'll Be There (#1, 1996) [As of 2015]
0910,000 | Spice Up Your Life (#1, 1997) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0900,000 | Goodbye (#1, 1998) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0730,000 | Mama / Who Do You Think You Are? (#1, 1997) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0700,000 | Viva Forever (#1, 1998) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0690,000 | Too Much (#1, 1997) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0420,200 | Stop (#2, 1998) [As of 2017] Streams Included
0260,000 | Holler / Let Love Lead the Way (#1, 2000) [As of 2015]
0051,000 | Headlines (Friendship Never Ends) (#11, 2007) [As of 2016] Streams Included


Thanks for this too Liam! Does Headlines definitely include streaming data? I wasn't too sure because it wasn't made clear in the tweet about it unfortunately.
( https://twitter.com/LoveCulture/status/799237172779974656 ). A rather paltry 2,500 added to its total since June 2009. laugh.gif
liamk97
QUOTE(Jay 🙋🏻 @ Mar 20 2017, 03:40 PM) *
Thanks for this too Liam! Does Headlines definitely include streaming data? I wasn't too sure because it wasn't made clear in the tweet about it unfortunately.
( https://twitter.com/LoveCulture/status/799237172779974656 ). A rather paltry 2,500 added to its total since June 2009. laugh.gif

Actually I think it's excluding streams - I thought the article the tweet was in regards to (Best Selling Children in Need songs) had included streams which would suggest any tweets about it would also include streams, but I've double checked and the article was excluding streams.
Seinfeld
QUOTE(Jay 🙋🏻 @ Mar 20 2017, 03:12 PM) *
Thanks for posting! biggrin.gif Amazing to get a lot of Spice Girls updates. wub.gif


No problem - I thought you'd be pleased with the Spice Girls updates! biggrin.gif wub.gif
Bjork
funny to see Las Ketchup in there, for some reasons i never thought of them as a girl band ;D
MoanïngMÿrtle
I'm a little bit horrified to see the odious 'Work From Home' all the way up at #2 on this list.

Looking back I'm also surprised - although I did know it - to see 'Never Ever' as All Saints' biggest hit. Nowadays it feels like 'Pure Shores' is the most well remembered and well-loved.

Likewise for Spice Girls - 'Goodbye' higher than 'Wannabe' and '2 Become 1'!
JosephAvery
QUOTE(360Jupiter @ Mar 20 2017, 11:01 PM) *
I'm a little bit horrified to see the odious 'Work From Home' all the way up at #2 on this list.

Looking back I'm also surprised - although I did know it - to see 'Never Ever' as All Saints' biggest hit. Nowadays it feels like 'Pure Shores' is the most well remembered and well-loved.

Likewise for Spice Girls - 'Goodbye' higher than 'Wannabe' and '2 Become 1'!


Wannabe and 2 Become 1 are past the 20 year mark! kink.gif
Seinfeld
This is repeated on VH1 tonight at 6pm biggrin.gif
fiesta
Surprising that B Witched has sold more in the digital age than most of the Spice Girls hits in the list
Tombo
Has anyobdy made a fabby fun little Spotify playlist of these? tongue.gif
The Hit Parade
QUOTE(Tombo @ Mar 21 2017, 03:13 PM) *
Has anyobdy made a fabby fun little Spotify playlist of these? tongue.gif


They have now: https://open.spotify.com/user/nowthats/play...ci308nplVkq9nT9
(21 tracks because of the double A-side)

I noticed while doing it that the Spice Girls Greatest Hits has disappeared so presumably there's another best-of on the way.
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