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Maroon 5 Superbowl Show Mediocre, Big Boi The Winner, Amazon and Pandora Stats Confirm

image from cdn.pixabay.comUPDATED: Maroon 5's Superbowl performance is being called mediocre, at best. Add the damage already caused by their controversial 'take-the-knee' dissing decision to perform, and it all seems to have been hardly worth it for the band. Just in case you are still not convinced, check out these stats from Pandora and Amazon

Maroon 5 has a 253% spike in station adds on Pandora after their Superbowl performance. Not bad, until you learn that Big Boi spiked more than 946% on Pandora, despite a very brief appearance.

The night’s other top performers on Pandora:

  • Chloe x Halle: 365% (America the Beautiful)
  • Gladys Knight: 262% (National Anthem)
  • Outkast: 114% (as a result of Big Boi’s appearance)

On Amazon Music, requests for Maroon 5  jumped 496%.  But Requests for Big Boi increased 1305%, and requests for his song “The Way You Move” increased 2,918%.

Additionally, after she sang the “Star Spangled Banner,” Amazon Music voice requests on Alexa for Gladys Knight increased 860%.

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