7 Songs That Benefited From the Presidential Election's Outcome

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YG From YG's anti-Trump anthem to Lee Greenwood's patriotic classic, these songs saw meaningful gains in streams and sales after the Nov. 8 election. The 2016 U.S. presidential election was clearly divisive. If you need any more metrics to prove it, look to the music industry, where songs by acts from both sides of the fence – the triumphant and the disenchanted – made notable gains in sales and streaming after Donald Trump's win over Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8. From protest anthems (YG's "FDT") to the passively numb (R.E.M.'s "It's the End of the World As We Know It"), here are seven songs that jumped in sales and streaming, some even making Billboard charts (dated Nov. 26), by the end of the Nielsen Music tracking week that ended Nov. 10, thus encompassing two days of post-election consumer reaction. "FDT," YG feat. Nipsey Hussle After initially releasing the protest song (which stands for "F—k Donald Trump") on his June studio album Still Brazy (and getting contacted by the Secret Service for it), YG's track vaults 435 percent to 3.1 million U.S....

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