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Billie Eilish’s sales up after sweeping Grammy Awards

Billie Eilish swept the four major categories at this year’s Grammy Awards and won an additional trophy.
Those accolades have reportedly resulted in increased interest in the 18-year-old’s music.
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According to Billboard, Eilish’s catalog of albums and songs sold 15,000 copies on January 26, a 109% increase compared to the 7,000 units sold on January 25.
Her two albums “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” and “Don’t Smile at Me,” sold slightly more than 2,000 copies on January 26, was an increase of 46% from the day before. Her song download sales increased by 127%, rising to 13,000 from 6,000 the day before.
CNN reports that she made history as the first woman to ever win all four of the top category Grammys in the same year. She took home best new artist, record of the year and song of the year for “Bad Guy,” and album of the year for “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
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She topped that off by winning the award for best pop vocal album.
Eilish is only the second person ever to win the top categories in the same year. The first artist to do so was Christopher Cross in 1981. She also became the youngest solo performer to ever win album of the year.
It was a family affair for Eilish as she shared the album of the year, record of the year and song of the year awards with her brother Finneas O’Connell. He produced the album “When We All Fall Asleep” and co-wrote “Bad Guy.”
O’Connell also won producer of the year and best engineered album, non-classical, for “When We All Fall Asleep.”

Sunday Olatunji
Dele Fashomi, seasoned journalist and communication teacher, is a holder of Master of Arts degree in Communication and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan in 1992/93. Earlier, he had bagged a Bachelor degree from the same university in 1984, after which he proceeded to the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, in 1990, for a postgraduate diploma in Journalism. He had done many courses in communication, including the EU-BBC Editing Course in 2002. Mr. Fashomi combines effectively the practice, research and teaching of communication. And to date, he has published two academic works in communication: Issues in Communication Technology and Policy (2010) and Economic and Social Issues in Advertising and PR (2013). He had his first break in the Nigerian media in Concord Newspapers in 1990 and today, he has over two and half decades experience earned in several newspapers. He has been part of many start-ups, such as The Republic (1987), The Comet (1999), The Anchor 2001 - 2002; Sun Newspapers (2003); Westerner newsmagazine (2005 - 2010) as Editor; National Life (2011) as Sunday Editor, and Newswatch Newspapers (2012- 2016) as Daily Editor. Dele Fashomi is now the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Newstide247.com newspaper online, which he started in July 2015. He is also into biography writing, with many books in his trail, some of which he wrote alone and one he co- authored with his mentor, Mr Dare Babarinsa, entitled:  Olabiyi Durojaiye - DARE TO BE DiFFERENT. He also guided and collaborated with Pa Olatunji Odusanya in writing his autobiography - AGAINST ALL ODDS. There are many other books in the works under his pen.
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