Missy Elliott on Track for 1,000% Sales Gain Thanks to Super Bowl


Industry sources suggest Elliott’s catalog of songs could earn a sales increase of around 1,000 percent in the week ending Feb. 1, jumping to perhaps 70,000 (or more) downloads sold. That would be up from just 6,000 in the week ending Jan. 25, according to Nielsen Music.

The Feb. 1 week’s official sales figures, as compiled and collected by Nielsen and used for Billboard’s charts, will be released on Feb. 4.

Elliott performed a medley of three tunes during Perry’s halftime spectacular: “Get Ur Freak On,” “Work It” and “Lose Control.” They are each aiming to sell around 15,000 to 20,000 downloads for the week. In the previous week, each sold around 1,000 downloads, according to Nielsen.

“Work It” looks to be the halftime show’s biggest seller, as it may shift around 20,000 downloads.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *