Friday, August 11, 2017

Sales Of Glen Campbell Music Soar

Consumption of Glen Campbell's music skyrocketed following his passing on Tuesday, according to statistics from BuzzAngle.

In the day after the country music legend's death, his digital album sales spiked 13,665 percent. The majority of the sales came from his two greatest hits albums "20 Greatest Hits" and "Greatest Hits."

Campbell's digital single sales rose 6,652 percent, BuzzAngle said. Digital sales are generally paid downloads through services like iTunes.

Campbell's music streaming numbers jumped as well, rising 902 percent. Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon and Tidal are the most popular streaming services.

BuzzAngle broke out the five most popular songs for both sales and streaming as well. "Wichita Lineman" was the top seller while "Southern Nights" has been No. 1 on streaming.

Campbell died on Tuesday at the age of 81 following an extended battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Top 5 Glen Campbell songs sold on Tuesday
  1. Wichita Lineman
  2. Rhinestone Cowboy
  3. Gentle On My Mind
  4. By the Time I Get to Phoenix
  5. Galveston
Top 5 Glen Campbell songs streamed on Tuesday
  1. Southern Nights
  2. Rhinestone Cowboy
  3. Wichita Lineman
  4. Gentle On My Mind
  5. By the Time I Get to Phoenix

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