Mumford & Sons, Taylor Swift and More See Big Grammy Jumps in Album Sales
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 02.20.2013
Big increases for the Grammy performers...
Several of the big names at the Grammy Awards saw jumps of 100% or more in album sales due to their performances at the telecast. Billboard reports that nine charting albums saw gains of 100% or more including Mumford & Sons' Babel, the 2013 Grammy Nominees compilation and more.
The biggest jump was for Babel, which was up 242% and went from from #4 to #1 on the chart with 185,000 copies sold. The Grammy Nominees album was up nine spots to #2 with 88,000 in sales, up 136%. Other artists seeing doublings in sales were Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, the Lumineers, fun. and Maroon 5.
Finally, Miguel saw his album Kaleidoscope Dream jump from #58 to #39 with 17,000 in sales, up 91%.