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The 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards helped push a 317% sales gain for the songs performed on the show, according to initial reports to MRC Data.

Altogether, the songs performed on the April 18 CBS broadcast sold 28,600 downloads on the day of the show in the U.S. – up 317% compared to the 6,800 they sold on April 17.

Further sales gains are possible on April 19. Any news on continued sales increases, as well as significant streaming gains for the performed songs will be reported in the coming days.

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Here are the top 10 selling songs performed on the show, on April 18, according to initial reports:

Elle King and Miranda Lambert, “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) (3,000 sold on April 18; up 267%)
Gabby Barrett, “The Good Ones” (2,300; up 25%)
Little Big Town, “Wine, Beer, Whiskey” (2,000; up 360%)
Ryan Hurd and Maren Morris, “Chasing After You” (1,900; up 613%)
Luke Combs, “Forever After All” (1,700; up 218%)
Chris Stapleton, “Maggie’s Song” (1,600; up 887%)
Thomas Rhett, “What’s Your Country Song” (1,600; up 348%)
Alan Jackson, “You’ll Always Be My Baby” (1,100; up 994%)
Carly Pearce and Lee Brice, “I Hope You’re Happy Now” (1,100; up 867%)
Kenny Chesney, “Knowing You” (1,100; up 386%)

The ACM Awards are produced by Dick Clark Productions, which is owned by MRC. MRC and Penske Media are co-parent companies of Billboard.

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