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‘ACM Presents: Our Country’ Yields Immediate Sales Gains

Gwen Stefani Blake Shelton

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton perform during ACM Presents: Our Country.

ACM Presents: Our Country spurred immediate sales gains for the songs performed on the two-hour CBS TV special, according to initial reports to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

On the day of the show, which aired April 5, the collected songs performed on the broadcast sold 21,000 downloads in the U.S. – up 216% as compared to the 7,000 the combined tunes sold on April 4.

Among the most significant gaining songs performed on the show include Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s “Nobody But You,” which shifted 2,000 downloads (up 106%), Kane Brown and John Legend's “Last Time I Say Sorry” (4,000; up 258%) and Miranda Lambert’s “Bluebird” (1,000; up 172%).

The special boasted home-recorded performances and conversations from artists, and was hosted by Gayle King. The show also featured the introduction of the ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund.

Other acts that performed on the show included Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Little Big Town, Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood, among many others.

News on any significant streaming gains for the performed songs will be reported in the coming days.

dick clark productions, producer of ACM Presents: Our Country, is owned by Valence Media, which also owns Billboard.