Performers, presenters & on-air winners from March 14 broadcast combined see 32 albums post gains on latest Billboard 200.
Following exposure on the 2021 Grammy Awards (March 14, on CBS), 32 albums by the show’s performers, presenters and on-air winners post gains on the Billboard 200 chart (dated March 27). Acts ranging from Dua Lipa and Black Pumas to Lil Baby and Miranda Lambert see increases on the chart. (See full list, below.)
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multimetric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals one album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album. For all chart news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.
The highest-charting Grammy-boosted album is Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia. The album hits a new peak, rising 6-3 (37,000 units; up 27%), surpassing its original chart high of No. 4, achieved in its debut frame (April 11, 2020). Future Nostalgia won the Grammy Award for pop vocal album during CBS’ televised broadcast of the Grammys, while Lipa also performed two Future Nostalgia songs on the show: “Levitating,” featuring DaBaby, and “Don’t Start Now.”