February 22, 2007 22:58

Grammy winners hit top of charts

US album sales rise significantly

Grammy winners hit top of charts
The Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles last week (February 11) have apparently given a strong jolt to US album sales.

This week, albums by several Grammy winners and performers including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dixie Chicks, Justin Timberlake and British singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae, have climbed the US Billboard charts and have seen exponential sales increases.

The Dixie Chicks, who took home five Grammys, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year, saw sales of their CD, 'Taking the Long Way', increase by more than 700 per-cent, for a total of 103,000 copies sold.

Sales of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 'Stadium Arcadium' jumped 194 per cent and the album hit the Number 12 spot on the charts.

Timberlake took the Number Seven slot and saw sales of his album 'FutureSex/LoveSounds' increase 123 per cent.

Bailey Rae hit the Number Four slot, selling 120,00 copies - a 132 per cent increase.

Another testament to the power of the Grammys, the Number Three spot on the charts belongs to the '2007 Grammy Nominees CD', which features songs from nominated artists including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gnarls Barkley, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Keane.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
[url="/about"] Find out more about NME.[/url]

Read More On This Artist

Red Hot Chili Peppers Merchandise
More News
Lil Wayne sued for allegedly not paying private jet fees
Plans in place for Johnny Cash's former home to become rehab centre
Apple and Beats close $3 billion deal
Foo Fighters set date for first episode of 'Sonic Highways' and new song debut
Slipknot unveil first new song in six years 'The Negative One'
Jake Bugg not a fan of Libertines reunion: 'Are they running out of money?'
The Script cite 'Mrs Brown's Boys' as influence on new album
Campaign to get Ozzy Osbourne knighted receives over 20,000 signatures
The Raveonettes announce European tour dates
Owner of Oasis-inspired kennel responds to Anaïs Gallagher's request to stop breeding dogs
Burial and The Bug contribute tracks to 'Hyperdub 10.3'
Ice Cube hints at possible NWA reunion following 'Straight Outta Compton' biopic
Jonny Greenwood's collaboration with Australian Chamber Orchestra to be revealed on European...
Jack White plays three-hour, 38-song homecoming gig in Detroit
Adele and One Direction ensure one in eight albums sold in 2013 was made by a British artist
Kings Of Leon pay thanks for 'shit free show' at scene of 2010 pigeon poo concert
Foo Fighters' London Olympic Park gig sells out
34 dead after stampede at rap gig in Guinea
The Killers tops poll of weirdest lyrics with 'Are we human? Or are we dancer?'
Kendrick Lamar-inspired film 'm.A.A.d' to premiere at Sundance event
Jackson family 'disappointed and saddened' following reports Neverland Ranch is to be sold
Hop Farm organiser Vince Power banned from staging live music events

More News


Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME

NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today