In the wake of the death of the Swedish dj Avicii is a rise in the digital sales of his tracks are huge. This is reported in Billboard on the basis of preliminary statistics from market research company Nielsen Music in the United States. Statistics on the increase of the number of streams of Avicii-numbers are not yet known.
The most downloaded song Friday was Avicii’s hit Wake Me Up! with more than 8000 downloads in America, an increase of more than 6000 percent compared to the previous day. Other many downloaded songs are Levels and Hey Brother.
In total, Friday, about 25,000 songs from Avicii’s repertoire downloaded. That is 25 times more than the sales numbers on Thursday. Also Avicii’s album went in with 2000 downloads eagerly on the digital counter.
Avicii, the stage name of Tim Bergling, was Friday afternoon found dead in Muscat, the capital of Oman. The cause of his death is still unknown.