Why it Really Pays to Be Nominated for a Grammy

Winning or even being nominated for a Grammy Award is obviously priceless, but it turns out it does reward artists financially thanks to a surge in record sales.

In fact, sales for all five Album Of The Year nominees surged 65% following the show.

And Bruno Mars, who ended up winning saw 24K Magic jump from No. 10 to No. 4, nearly a 90% gain.

Childish Gambino’s Awaken, My Love jumped up a staggering 122%.


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