Cassadee Pope, Carrie Underwood Get CMT Music Awards Sales Increases

CMT posted the sales increases for all the acts that performed at last Wednesday’s CMT Music Awards.

Co-host, Jason Aldean, saw the most dramatic increase with his new single “Night Train” jumping 428 percent over the previous weeks, per Nielsen Soundscan.

The Voice winner, Cassadee Pope, who sang a snippet of her new single “Wasting All These Tears” on the sidestage, had an impressive first week sales of 125,000 copies. She debuted the song on The Voice results show, the day it dropped, which is probably what mainly drove its sales.

But, American Idol alums and others also had nice bumps. Kelly Clarkson deb

Increases for performers on the main stage include:

Kacey Musgraves, “Blowin’ Smoke” (118 percent)
Lady Antebellum, “Goodbye Town” (“88 percent)
Taylor Swift, “Red” (84 percent)
Carrie Underwood, “See You Again” (69 percent)
Keith Urban, “Little Bit of Everything” (63 percent)
Darius Rucker With Lady Antebellum, “Wagon Wheel” (25 percent)
Hunter Hayes, “I Want Crazy” (25 percent)
Florida Georgia Line, “Cruise” (15 percent)
Luke Bryan, “Crash My Party” (11 percent)
Miranda Lambert, “Mama’s Broken Heart” (7 percent)

Acts, like Cassadee, who were featured on the side stage. Typically, they sang the show out or in from commercial.

Ashley Monroe, “Weed Instead of Roses” (882 percent)
Love and Theft, “Angel Eyes” (61 percent)
Kree Harrison, “All Cried Out” (55 percent)
Dustin Lynch, “Cowboys and Angels” (42 percent)
Randy Houser, “How Country Feels” (19 percent)

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