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The Lumineers’ Debut Album Goes Platinum

posted February 21, 2013, 4:19 pm by Lani Walker | Filed Under General Interest, Music News, Releases, Top Albums, Tour | comment Leave a Comment

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Following their performance at the GRAMMY’s last week, Denver-based band The Lumineers sold over 66 thousand copies of their GRAMMY-nominated self-titled debut album to achieve Platinum sales status. Since its release last April by Dualtone, the album has sold over 1 million total records, and this week was #6 on the overall Billboard chart.

The album is anchored by the band’s popular first single “Ho Hey” which is now triple-platinum and not showing any signs of slowing. Last week alone they sold nearly 200,000 copies with a running total of almost 3,500,000 copies sold in just 11 months. “Ho Hey” also spent eight weeks at #1 at Triple A radio and two weeks at #1 at Alternative Radio, helping to make The Lumineers the first independent label artist to have a debut single reach #1 at three separate formats–Triple A, Alternative & Hot AC.  Chances are that you have probably already heard the song on the radio, or watched them perform it live on SNL.

The band’s second single “Stubborn Love” is following in the footsteps of its predecessor. “Stubborn Love” is currently sitting at #1 at AAA Radio for it’s eighth straight week, and is now Top 10 at Alternative radio.

The band are preparing to hit the road in the US for some dates this spring. World-wide, the band is selling out every date they play. See below for complete itinerary.

Upcoming Tour Dates
Apr 19 – Berkeley, CA @ The Greek Theater
Apr 24 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
Apr 26 – Austin, TX @ The Tower Ampitheater
Apr 30 – Hamilton, ON @ Copps Coliseum
May 1 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
May 2 – Toronto, ON @ The Sound Academy
May 3 – Toronto, ON @ The Sound Academy
May 4 – Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavillion Riverbend
May 5 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knee Music Festival
May 27 – George, WA @ Sasquatch Music Festival
Jun 8 – Hunter Mountain, NY @ Mountain Jam
Jun 9 – New York, NY @ The Governors Ball Music Festival
Jul 25 – Floyd, VA @ FloydFest 2012
Jul 26 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavillion
Jul 27 – Camden, NJ @ XPoNential Music Festival
Jul 28 – Newport, RI @ Newport Folk Festival


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