Digital Stream Downloads of Songs Performed at 2019 Grammy Awards Surge

Tuesday 12 February 2019
Words Mimi Wright

It’s no surprise that after numerous talented musicians performed at the Grammys, song downloads rose overnight. According to Nielsen Music and Billboard, the performed songs collectively rose 480 percent.

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As of now, ‘Hard Place’ by H.E.R. gained 5,000 downloads, ‘Rainbow’ by Kacey Musgraves, rose by 4,000 downloads, Brandi Carlile’s ‘The Joke’ reached new 8,000 downloads and ‘Shallow’ by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper amassed 14,000.

A collection of Dolly Parton songs that were also featured at the Grammys jumped in download numbers to 6,000 downloads.

Musgraves’ Grammy-award-winning Golden Hour album also climbed in downloads with 3,000.

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