Streams of Sinéad O’Connor‘s music rose by 2,885 per cent following her death.

According to Billboard, streams of her music went up by 7.9million in the US during the week of July 21-27.O’Connor’s music was streamed 243,000 times from July 24-25, before that number rose to 7.3million from July 26-27 in the wake of her death.Her cover of Prince‘s ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ alone amassed 3.2million streams in the week news of her death broke. The single was also downloaded 10,000 times.Streaming figures for her music in the UK are yet to be released.The latest figures come after a 2021 interview with People resurfaced earlier this week in which O’Connor explained that she’d thought about the importance of protecting her finances and art, and had instructed her children on what to do when she died.