Are monthly listeners reseted at the beginning of a month? I don't know, i always thought they were overall average number during whole this time...
Here is the source
He did it on March 2nd35 Madonna 1.23 M 595.7 K
36 Mariah Carey 1.19 M 669.7 K
37 Whitney Houston 1.18 M 678.1 K
March 6th35 Madonna 1.15 M 542.5 K
36 Mariah Carey 1.12 M 623.9 K
38 Whitney Houston 1.09 M 625.5 K
ChartData on Twitter also started using his numbers, and he claims that this is for whole catalog on SPotifyhttps://atrl.net/forums/topic/121445-da ... le/?page=3
I am not surprised by Whitney's monthly listeners (since she's obviously dead), but outside of very few songs, her catalog is overall not used as much as Mariah's or Madonna's who have more singles and most importantly albums that public consumes.
Last year when i counted numbers for all ladies (in May) i was surprised to see her with not much songs with over 10m streams.
Spotify monthly listeners figure changes everyday because it covers the last 30 natural days. So today’s figures cover each artist’s listeners from 5 March to 4 April.
According to that guy he knows the figures because: -do you have a link to check daily streams & listeners of an artist ?
-Only if a verified artist on spotify gives you access. I happen to have a friend who puts music on spotify
And I really doubt it... I do have access to Spotify Artists because of my job and you can see listeners, countries where a song is been streamed, daily, weekly, monthly streams, each playlist where a song is included, followers, graphics... but ONLY of those artists you ask Spotify to have access to. And you have to prove to be that artist or someone who works for/with them. You don’t have access to every single artist’s info and figures... https://artists.spotify.com
So, I don’t know where is he getting those figures from...
Anyway, if they’re true, Whitney’s listeners are a lot more because more people listen to her music, but less of her songs. Less people listen to Madonna each month, but those who listen to her do it multiple times or to more songs.
There’s two ways to see this:
-If compared to the sales era, it’s the listeners what matters because it equals the number of different people going to a shop or downloading music. No matter how many times they listened to that music they purchased afterward. 1 person = 1 sale.
-But in the streaming era, streams are counted, not listeners. It doesn’t matter if a single person streams the same song many times, because those streams are counted. So it’s the number of streams what counts.
Everybody wins, I guess.