Daft Punk's Streams and Sales Explode Following Retirement Announcement

Daft Punk streams and sales explode following retirement announcement. The electronic duo sees a surge immediately after their split.

According to MRC Data, the electronic-duo’s catalog of songs earned 6.76 million on-demand streams on Feb 22, up over 240% the previous day. 

The following 10 most-streamed songs: 

“Starboy” (The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk; 676,000 streams; up 17%)

“One More Time” (533,000; up 358%)

“I Feel It Coming” (The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk; 526,000; up 26%)

“Get Lucky,” featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers (454,000; up 169%)

“Harder Better Faster Stronger” (387,000; up 429%)

“Around the World” (312,000; up 373%)

“Instant Crush,” featuring Julian Casablancas (271,000; up 351%)

“Something About Us” (190,000; up 483%)

“Lose Yourself to Dance,” featuring Pharrell Williams (169,000; up 436%)

“Digital Love” (155,000; up 731%)

For their albums, the sophomore effort, ‘Discovery’, saw over 1.5 million on-demand streams, an increase pf 429% to the day prior. 

Daft Punk’s most streamed albums:

Random Access Memories (up 600% in streams), Homework (up 714%), Alive 2007 (up 294%) and TRON: Legacy (up 360%).

Check out CTRL’s Groovtastic Playlist here.

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