Childish Gambino Album Sales Skyrocket After “This Is America” and ‘SNL’

Both Donald Glover and Childish Gambino have been unstoppable over the past week. After hosting Saturday Night Live on May 5 and releasing the “This Is America” video, Gambino’s album sales have increased by a massive 419 percent in the U.S. in the week ending May 10, per Billboard.

All Gambino’s three albums also returned to the Billboard 200 chart, with 11,000 copies this time vs. the previous week’s total, just over 2,000. The trio was led by “Awaken, My Love!,” leaping to No. 45 with 12,000 album units gained, followed by Because the Internet at No. 61 with 10,000 units earned, and Camp at No. 197 with 5,000 units.

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