Mumford & Sons, Taylor Swift and More See Big Grammy Jumps in Album Sales
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%.