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2019 AMAs Boost Song Sales for Post Malone, Selena Gomez, Kesha & More

Post Malone, American Music Awards
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Post Malone performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Nov. 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. 

The 2019 American Music Awards sent sales surging for songs performed on the show, according to initial sales reports to Nielsen Music.   

On the day of the show, Sunday, Nov. 24, sales of the tunes performed on the three-hour-plus ABC TV broadcast jumped by 95% in the U.S. Collectively, they sold 27,000 downloads -- up from 14,000 on the day previous.   

It’s expected that the sales gains will continue into Nov. 25, once there has been a full day of post-show impact. Billboard will continue to report on increases in the coming days.

Among some of the most notable sales gains on the night of the show: Post Malone’s “Take What You Want,” featuring Ozzy Osbourne and Travis Scott (up 155% to 3,000 downloads sold on Nov. 24); Selena Gomez’s “Lose You to Love Me” (up 67% to 3,000); A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera’s “Fall On Me” (up 152% to 3,000); Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s “Señorita” (up 83% to 2,000); Kesha’s “Raising Hell,” featuring Big Freedia (up 282% to 1,000); Thomas Rhett’s “Look What God Gave Her” (up 615% to 1,000); and Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” (up 89% to 1,000).

News on streaming gains, and further sales increases, for the performed songs will be announced in the coming days.

dick clark productions, producer of the American Music Awards, is owned by Valence Media, which also owns Billboard.

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