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Prince Mania

Prince Ultimate albumPhoto Source: dailymail.co.uk

Music superstar Prince died on April 21, 2016 but the impact of his music legacy is what everyone is talking about. Social media exploded with news about his death with conversational hashtags that included; #Prince #PurpleRain and #RipPrince. Prince’s album sales are climbing with his Ultimate Prince entering the number ten spot and The Very Best of Prince entering the charts in the number 18 spot on the Official Album Charts. The Purple One’s two albums in the top twenty spot, alone make Prince’s remarkable music impact worth talking about. In addition ‘Purple Rain’ the movie, originally released in 1984 starring Prince, was re-released this past weekend for a limited time in US movie theaters. Billboard reports; The Very Best of Prince and the Purple Rain soundtrack are the numbers 1 and 2 albums on the 200 charts. Other top selling albums include; The Hits/The B-Sides and 1999, making it a historic possible five albums for Prince on the charts according to Billboard.

The Very Best of Prince AlbumPhoto Source: dailymail.co.uk

As tributes for Prince continue with Broadway’s ‘The Color Purple’ and Bruce Springsteen, in addition to others planned by superstars Usher and Chaka Khan, it’ll be interesting to see how it affects Prince record sales and chart numbers. Prince mania will probably continue, as a new audience continue to learn about Prince’s music and his legacy, with the media continuing to report on his finances, estate and personal life. Check out #Prince by the numbers on social media since his passing.

  • #Prince on Twitter

There are more than 1.5 million tweets mentioning #Prince on Twitter since his death. 
Prince Twitter TrendSource: Spredfast Intelligence

There are more men than women talking about #Prince on Twitter. Millennials make up the highest age groups for both men and women.Prince on Twitter demographicSource: Spredfast Intelligence

The top Twitter posts who tweeted about #Prince included; celeb Mike Tyson, reporter Paige Cornwell and Kermit The Frog.Top Tweet on Prince_1 Top Tweet on Prince_1Top Tweet on Prince_3

  • #Prince on Facebook

The top posts on Facebook about #Prince included; actor/director Kevin Smith and musicians Enrique Iglesias and Elton John, among others.Top Facebook on Prince_1Top Facebook on Prince_2 Top Facebook on Prince_3



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