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The Cranberries' U.S. Music Streams Increase 2,934% After Dolores O'Riordan's Death

The group will likely see some of its songs return on next week’s charts (dated Jan. 27).

After less than one full day of tracking following the death of The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan on Monday, streaming totals for the group rose greatly.

On Jan. 15, The Cranberries’ music garnered 8.7 million total on-demand U.S. streams (audio and video combined), according to Nielsen Music, a 2,934 percent increase from the day before (Jan. 14).

Breaking that down, 3 million of that total were audio streams, a 1,805 percent increase from the day before; 5.7 million of that total were video streams, a 4,309 percent increase.

The Cranberries’ top five streaming songs (audio and video combined) on Jan. 15 following O’Riordan’s death were: “Zombie” (2 million), “Linger” (1.6 million), “Dreams” (1.3 million), “Ode to My Family” (554,000), and “When You’re Gone” (432,000).

On Tuesday, Billboard reported that The Cranberries’ top five selling songs on Jan. 15 were: “Linger” (10,000), “Zombie” (9,000), “Dreams” (8,000), “Ode to My Family” (2,000) and “When You’re Gone” (1,000).