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Speech Debelles Sales Soar 4000 Per Cent

No, that isn’t a typo, sales of relatively unknown rapper Speech Debelle soared by four thousand per cent on Amazon following her victory in the Mercury Music Prize. We accept that 4000 of not much to start with still isn’t exactly Michael Jackson numbers, but it’s a clear sign how some awards can actually make a difference to an artist’s life. Amazon’s Head of Music Buying shared a few thoughts on the sales: 'This is arguably the most unexpected win in Mercury Music Prize history…Speech Debelle wasn’t even in the Top 1000 bestsellers list at the beginning of the week, so the impact of this win will be incredible.” We wonder how much the sensible pricing of £3 to download the whole thing has helped, or whether Amazon are kicking themselves it’s not more! (The CD version has actually gone up in price…)

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