Eddie Van Halen

According to Bilboard Van Halen sales of albums and songs increased by 6,000% on the day of Eddie’s death.

On October 6th 40,000 albums and songs were sold, 9 thousand of which were album sales and 2 thousand of them were copies of the band’s debut.

The top 10 biggest-selling songs on October 6 were: Jump (3,000), “Panama (2,000), Eruption (2,000), Runnin’ With The Devil (2,000), “You Really Got Me” (2,000), “Dance The Night Away” (1,000), “Why Can’t This Be Love” (1,000), “Hot For Teacher (1,000), “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love” (1,000) and “Jamie’s Cryin'” (1,000).

Note that the figures mentioned above are not physical copies sales, meaning CD’s, vinyl records, or cassettes, but sales on digital platforms, such as Spotify, iTunes etc