Spotify Tracks Post-Grammy Bump


(Hypebot) – Spotify tracked the streaming increases after last night’s Grammy Awards. Lionel Richie and The Alabama Shakes experienced the biggest post ceremony bump with Richie getting a 146% increase in streams in the U.S. and The Alabama Shakes up 89%. Michael Jackson's "She's Out of My Life” saw the highest jump for a song (+173%) following Miguel’s rendition of that song.


Increases were calculated by comparing hourly streams pre- and post-show on Spotify.


Here are highlights:


Up 146% artist streams of Lionel Richie

Following John Legend, Demi Lovato, Luke Bryan, Meghan Trainor and Tyrese Gibson’s performance of a Lionel Richie medley


Up 89% artist streams of The Alabama Shakes


Up173% plays of Michael Jackson's "She's Out of My Life"

Following Miguel’s performance of "She’s Out of My Life"


Up 150 plays of Alabama Shakes – "Don’t Wanna Fight"


Up 92% plays of B.B. King's "The Thrill Is Gone"

Following Chris Stapleton, Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt performing "The Thrill Is Gone"


Up 75% plays of Earth, Wind & Fire's "That's the Way of the World"

Following Stevie Wonder and Pentatonix’s performance of "That's the Way of the World"


Up 74% plays of Kendrick Lamar’s "The Blacker The Berry"


Up71% of James Bay – "Let It Go"


Up71% plays of Pitbull's "El Taxi"

following the performance of Pitbull, Travis Barker, Joe Perry and Robin Thicke’s "El Taxi"