Brit Awards performers see little chart success after event

Performers at this year's Brit Awards including Coldplay, Rihanna and Adele have enjoyed little chart success following the high profile event.

According to the Official Chart, most of the night's performers are non-movers in the album chart and though Adele remains at number one sales of 25 have experienced little week-on-week change.

Best British Male winner James Bay appears to be the only exception with his album 'Chaos and the Calm' rising 10 places to number seven.

Performers did see some success in the singles chart with Rihanna's 'Work' up one place to number two and Coldplay's 'Hymn for the Weekend' climbing seven places to number 10. Adele's 'When We Were Young' - which closed the ceremony - rose 10 places to number 13.

Earlier this week it was revealed high profile appearances from Adele and Justin Bieber the Brit Awards failed to gain as much traction on social media as it did last year.

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Gillian West is The Drum’s social media manager and works to ensure The Drum’s content reaches followers across platforms including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram in an engaging, relevant and timely manner. Based in Glasgow, she has been actively involved in building The Drum’s Creative Works brand for over three years now and has interviewed major creative figures including Rankin, Peter Souter, Rosie Arnold, Bob Greenberg and Vicki Maguire. During her time at The Drum she has attended events such as Cannes Lions, the Edinburgh International TV Festival, Art Director’s Club Europe, D&AD and more.

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