The icon's catalog received 4.1 million streams on May 9-10.
Streams of Little Richard's catalog leaped into the millions following the legendary performer's May 9 death.
On May 9-10, songs by the icon born Richard Penniman drew 4.1 million on-demand U.S. streams, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. The sum represents a whopping 2,228% surge from the previous two days, May 7-8, during which his songs were streamed 175,000 times.
Little Richard's streams on May 9-10 were led by his breakthrough 1955-56 hit, "Tutti Frutti." The song earned 412,000 streams on May 9-10, up 1,210% from 32,000 on May 7-8.