In addition to, as previously reported, Newton-John’s music reaching multiple Billboard charts dated Aug. 20 – reflecting consumption in the Aug. 5-11 tracking week – fans took to streaming services to listen to her music, sparking gains that drove some of her material into the millions of streams in the seven-day period beginning Aug. 8, according to Luminate.
Here are the most streamed Newton-John songs (by on-demand, official U.S. streams) from Aug. 8, the day of her death, through Aug. 14, according to initial data from Luminate. (All songs are solely by Newton-John unless otherwise specified.)
Rank, Song, Artist, Streams
- “You’re the One That I Want,” with John Travolta, 2.4 million official on-demand U.S. streams
- “Hopelessly Devoted to You,” 2.2 million
- “Summer Nights,” with John Travolta, 1.3 million
- “Physical,” 1.1 million
- “Magic,” 859,000
- “Xanadu,” with Electric Light Orchestra, 603,000
- “Have You Never Been Mellow,” 499,000
- “A Little More Love,” 452,000
- “We Go Together,” with John Travolta, 409,000
- “Twist of Fate,” 387,000
In all, Newton-John’s catalog surged by 615% in the Aug. 5-11 tracking week, increasing to 10.2 million official on-demand U.S. streams, from 1.4 million July 29-Aug. 4.
Newton-John achieved five Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s, among 15 top 10s, between 1974 and 1984. She also notched two No. 1s, among five top 10s, on the Billboard 200 albums chart: If You Love Me Let Me Know (1974) and Have You Never Been Mellow (1975).