Stats: twenty one pilots dominate Rock in Mid-Year 2016 Charts

July 23, 2016 5:00 am 4 comments Views: 1
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On Nielsen’s 2016 mid-year rock charts, there’s Twenty One Pilots… and then there’s everyone else. The rock act has by far the most popular rock album of the year so far, as Blurryface earned 905,000 equivalent album units in the tracking period of Jan. 1 through June 30, 2016. Trailing in second place is Panic! at the Disco’s Death of a Bachelor, with 577,000 units.
Blurryface’s hit single “Stressed Out” is the top selling digital rock song at the mid-year point (1,586,000 downloads) and is the only rock song to sell more than a million copies in 2016. The No. 2 biggest selling rock tune is James Bay’s “Let It Go” with 802,000.

2016’s Mid-Year Top 10 Rock Albums (Based on Overall Equivalent Album Units)
1. Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface (905,000 units)
2. Panic! at the Disco, Death of a Bachelor (577,000 units)
3. David Bowie, Blackstar (447,000 units)
4. Coldplay, A Head Full of Dreams (392,000 units)
5. David Bowie, Best of Bowie (347,000 units)
6. The Lumineers, Cleopatra (335,000 units)
7. Disturbed, Immortalized (318,000 units)
8. Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool (310,000 units)
9. Twenty One Pilots, Vessel (301,000 units)
10. James Bay, Chaos and the Calm (284,000 units)

2016’s Mid-Year Top 10 Selling Digital Rock Songs
1. Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out” (1,586,000)
2. James Bay, “Let It Go” (802,000)
3. Disturbed, “The Sound of Silence” (784,000)
4. Prince and the Revolution, “Purple Rain” (563,000)
5. Twenty One Pilots, “Ride” (514,000)
6. Elle King, “Ex’s & Oh’s” (447,000)
7. Coldplay, “Adventure of a Lifetime” (435,000)
8. X Ambassadors, “Unsteady” (421,000)
9. Prince, “When Doves Cry” (397,000)
10. Prince, “Little Red Corvette” (327,000)

2016’s Mid-Year Top 10 On-Demand Rock Song Streams (Audio and Video Combined)
1. Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out” (277,195,000)
2. Twenty One Pilots, “Ride” (107,984,000)
3. Coldplay, “Adventure of a Lifetime” (77,268,000)
4. James Bay, “Let It Go” (74,466,000)
5. Imagine Dragons, “Radioactive” (69,228,000)
6. Passenger, “Let Her Go” (65,157,000)
7. Disturbed, “The Sound of Silence” (64,693,000)
8. Fall Out Boy, “Centuries” (59,728,000)
9. Twenty One Pilots, “Car Radio” (59,467,000)
10. Walk the Moon, “Shut Up and Dance” (58,537,000)

2016’s Mid-Year Top 10 On-Demand Rock Audio Streams
1. Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out” (141,619,000)
2. Twenty One Pilots, “Ride” (78,601,000)

3. James Bay, “Let It Go” (66,824,000)
4. Coldplay, “Adventure of a Lifetime” (55,099,000)
5. The Lumineers, “Ophelia” (38,267,000)
6. Hozier, “Take Me To Church” (37,905,000)
7. Walk the Moon, “Shut Up and Dance” (37,409,000)
8. Elle King, “Ex’s & Oh’s” (37,393,000)
9. Coldplay, “Hymn For the Weekend” (34,463,000)
10. Imagine Dragons, “Radioactive” (33,468,000)

2016’s Mid-Year Top 10 On-Demand Rock Video Streams
1. Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out” (135,576,000)
2. Passenger, “Let Her Go” (38,338,000)
3. Disturbed, “The Sound of Silence” (36,498,000)
4. AWOLNATION, “Sail” (36,222,000)
5. Imagine Dragons, “Radioactive” (35,759,000)
6. Fall Out Boy, “Centuries” (35,746,000)
7. Queen, “Bohemian Rhapsody” (29,653,000)
8. Twenty One Pilots, “Ride” (29,383,000)
9. Survivor, “Eye of the Tiger” (29,274,000)
10. Panic! at the Disco, “Emperor’s New Clothes” (26,988,000)


Their album, Blurryface is currently on number 4 at the Billboard 200 chart and they also have three singles at the top 5 of Billboard Hot Rock Songs, they made history recently as they were the first act ever to own the top three of this chart.

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