Robbie Williams leads post-Brit Awards 2010 sales surge

Florence And The Machine and Lady Gaga also fare well in HMV sales

Robbie Williams has seen a 150 per cent gain in sales of his latest album ‘Reality Killed The Video Star’ following his appearance at last night’s (February 16) Brit Awards.

Williams, who performed a medley of hits and was awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award at the ceremony, is joined by Florence And The Machine in the top ten acts with the biggest gains at HMV stores (online and street).

Florence Welch‘s debut album ‘Lungs’, which picked up the MasterCard British Album prize, has seen sales increase by 140 per cent.

The top ten biggest gainers at HMV (percentage gain in brackets):

1. Robbie Williams – ‘Reality Killed The Video Star’ (150 per cent)
2. Florence And The Machine – ‘Lungs’ (140 per cent))
3. Lady Gaga – ‘The Fame’ (90 per cent)
4. Alicia Keys – ‘The Element Of Freedom’ (80 per cent)
5. Cheryl Cole – ‘3 Words’ (77 per cent)
6. Kasabian – ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’ (75 per cent)
7. Jay-Z – ‘The Blueprint III’ (68 per cent)
8. JLS – ‘JLS’ (65 per cent)
9. Dizzee Rascal – ‘Tongue N’ Cheek’ (60 per cent)
10. Lily Allen – ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ (50 per cent)

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