Leonard Cohen's Music Sales, Streaming Rise Over 400 Per Cent

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Leonard Cohen's music sales and streaming plays have risen over 400 per cent following his death earlier this month.

In the week ending November 17, Cohen sold 56,000 albums, according to Billboard's charts. His songs saw 72,000 downloads and 18.3 million streams.

Cohen died at his home in Los Angeles on November 7 at the age of 82.

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Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen performs at the Glastonbury Festival in June 2008. (Reuters)

His song "Hallelujah" also hit the Hot 100 charts for the first time, debuting at No. 59.

Just weeks before his death, Cohen had released his latest album, "You Want It Darker."

As of Friday, the album was No. 1 on Billboard's Americana/Folk chart.

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