Songs performed during the Inauguration Special for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have seen a spike in sales.
Songs performed by Ant Clemons and Justin Timberlake; Tim McGraw and Tyler Hubbard; and Black Pumas all saw jumps in sales, according to Billboard.
The songs performed during the daytime show Parade Across America and the primetime event Celebrating America sold 39,000 downloads in the U.S. on January 20, up 2,000% compared to January 19, according to initial reports to MRC Data.
This includes Clemons and Timberlake’s “Better Days,” which sold 13,000 downloads, up 15,351% compared to the negligible sum it sold on January 19. McGraw and Hubbard’s new single “Undivided” sold 8,500 copies on January 20, up 2,272% from a little under 500 previous day. Black Pumas’ “Colors” sold 4,000, up 11,415% from a small figure on January 19.
Other songs that recorded sharp increases in sales include Foo Fighters‘ “Times Like These”, Withers‘ “Lovely Day”, New Radicals’ “You Get What You Give”, Katy Perry‘s “Firework” and Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee‘s “Despacito,” featuring Justin Bieber.
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