Maroon 5 Super Bowl Halftime Show Yields 434% Sales Gain in U.S.


Also scoring huge positive factors: Travis Scott's "Sicko Mode," OutKast's "The Way You Move" & SpongeBob anthem "Sweet Victory."

Maroon 5’s 2019 Super Bowl halftime present yielded huge gross sales positive factors, in accordance with preliminary stories to Nielsen Music.

In complete, the songs carried out throughout the halftime spectacular (together with visitor turns by Travis Scott and OutKast’s Big Boi) mixed to promote 25,000 downloads on Sunday, Feb. three, the day of the massive recreation. That marked a 434 p.c improve from their mixed gross sales a day earlier: 5,000.

Maroon 5’s Six Songs Up 587 Percent: Focusing on simply the six Maroon 5 songs the band performed, the positive factors are much more pronounced. Combined gross sales of “Harder to Breathe,” “This Love,” “Girls Like You,” “She Will Be Loved,” “Sugar” and “Moves Like Jagger” rose by 587 p.c (climbing from almost three,000 offered on Feb. 2 to 18,000 offered on Feb. three).

Maroon 5’s Catalog Up 488 Percent: In complete, Maroon 5’s total catalog of songs -- not simply the six tracks the act carried out on the halftime present -- logged a 488 p.c gross sales acquire (up from four,000 on Saturday to 24,000 on Sunday).

Scott and Big Boi Get a Boost: The gross sales positive factors weren't remoted to Maroon 5 – because the group’s halftime visitor stars, Travis Scott and OutKast’s Big Boi additionally noticed giant positive factors for the songs they carried out.

Scott’s “Sicko Mode” jumped by 80 p.c (rising from 2,000 to a little bit greater than three,000 downloads) and OutKast’s “The Way You Move” (carried out by Big Boi) gained by a whopping three,408 p.c (vaulting from a negligible determine on Saturday to almost three,000 on Sunday).

Even a snippet of a monitor can push a large improve. As Big Boi was rolling to the halftime stage in a Cadillac convertible, a 15-second snippet of the 2005 monitor “Kryptonite” was heard, as carried out by his personal Purple Ribbon All-Stars ensemble. The tune went from a negligible gross sales determine on Saturday to almost 1,000 downloads (up 2,091 p.c).

A ‘Victory’ for SpongeBob: And… even an animated interlude can pump an enormous improve. Scott’s efficiency was launched by a on-screen snippet of the “Band Geeks” episode of the animated sequence SpongeBob SquarePants. In the brief clip, about eight seconds of fanfare from the tune “Sweet Victory” was heard, carried out by David Eisley and Bob Kulick. The monitor bolted 524 p.c – up from a negligible determine on Saturday to virtually 1,000 downloads. (The inclusion of “Sweet Victory” was seemingly sparked by a petition that referred to as for the Super Bowl to honor SpongeBob’s creator, Stephen Hillenburg, who died final November.)

Streaming details about the tracks within the halftime present focus will seemingly be out there early this week.