Comparison of Michael Jackson, Prince, and Jackson 5 tracks played per hour

Also with updated information from the previous graph... Prince added in as a similar popularity artist. The Jackson 5 also gained scrobbles, and you can now see the lunchtime quiet spot.


Tributes to the artist continue to flood in on his artist page (


Final version is available here:

  • wakehurst2 6y

    Great idea to compare - GREAT IDEA!
  • Amy PRO 6y

    I'm a nerd. I love Last.FM and I love these graphs!
  • Sander Timmer 6y

    Interesting that those Jackson 5 isn't rising. I mean its still a part of MJ.
  • londonergroupie 6y

    did you ever experience such a sudden increase in other situations? i'm curious now...
  • SilkyBanana 6y

    It'd be interesting to see if "Generic Party Type" songs are played more at the weekend, they most certainly are, but I like graphs =D
  • SilkyBanana 6y

    @ swtrimmer, it did rise a little, but it just don't compare! Maybe when another one of the Jackson 5 die?
  • bwv 1017 6y

    R.I.P. from Turkey.

    Rest in peace MJ.

    You are the king of the pop. there is and there will be no replacement for you. Your loss took some part of my childhood, never come back again. I am so sorry.

    I miss you.
  • Sjoerd Visscher 6y

    If you would plot this on a logarithmic scale, you can compare the rise of MJ and of the Jackson 5 better.
  • venoX^ 6y

  • LightPainter80 6y

    nice comparison


    Tribute to a Legend - Michael Jackson
  • Anirudh Koul PRO 6y

    Thanks for sharing these metrics. Noticing the search trends on all search engines is quiet interesting.

    But apparently, MJ was a zombie .. according to Google:

    Michael Jackson Died in 2007, according to Google!
  • bioldase 4y

    cooll :) !
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