Monkees’ Album Sales Soar!
The death of Davy Jones has the sale of albums by the Monkees soaring. According to Billboard, 29,000 albums by the Monkees were sold in the week ending March 4th. The spike in sales represents a 1,265% increase in sales for the Monkees music.
The Best of The Monkees has re-entered at No. 20 with 17,000 sales (up 7,808% according to Nielsen SoundScan) and Flashback with The Monkees debuted at No. 125 with 5,000 sales. 411Mania.com
In 2011 the Monkees sold a total of 174,000 tracks and 96,000 albums.