has revealed the top five artists to enjoy a large rise in the number of streams following their performances at Glastonbury
at the weekend, NME
was the main beneficiary, seeing his streams rise by 195%. Sheeran was followed by headliners Metallica
and Arcade Fire
, who increased by 165% and 148% respectively. Mexican guitarists Rodrigo Y Gabriela
rose by 123%, with the top five rounded off by Dolly Parton
, whose streams rose by 95%.
The news comes in the same week that streaming sites such as Spotify, Deezer
and O2 Tracks
see their data included in the official singles chart for the first time. A spokesman for compilers Official Charts Company
told NME that official figures on the post-Glastonbury sales impact would start to be known from Tuesday morning (July 1).
Metallica's self-titled album
climbed the charts from No 195 to No 49 at the weekend, following their headline show on Saturday (June 28).