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Prince Sold More Albums Than Every Artist In 2016

It it hard to believe that a year has already passed by since we lost one of the greatest artists of all time, exactly one year ago today, Prince passed away but left a legacy behind that cannot be reciprocated.

According to Nielsen Music, Prince was able to outsell every single artists in 2016 with a whopping  7.7 million copies sold in the United States through the week ending April 13.

The final count was of 2.3 million traditional album sales and 5.4 million were from digital song downloads, the majority of sale occurring the month after his passing. Nielsen displayed that 5.65 million of the sales were registered between April 21 and May 19, 2016, an incredible number.

Billboard shared the following video providing other news related to the Purple One. We miss him very much.

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