I’m not the biggest fan of U2. They’ve had a few songs I like over the years but this picture made me wonder just how much 5% of Apple users is, so I did a little Googling.
Looking purely the stats from 2013 & 2012, Apple sold a total of 500.8 million devices (iphones, ipads, ipods and macs) in the two years, all of which have iTunes so all of them have the album.
5% of 500,800,000 = 25,040,000
So over 25 million copies of that album were kept. Compare that to Beyoncé’s latest album which has sold an approximate total of 3.5 million copies, U2 are probably delighted. Not to mention the fact that Apple paid them around $100 million for it. I’m not the biggest fan of U2. They’ve had a few songs I like over the years but you can bet Bono’s face is more like this right now: