Kelly Clarkson has been receiving a lot of flak for making an official 2012 presidential race endorsement earlier this week– that trophy going to Rep. Ron Paul. And while he had to fight a lot of vitriol from opponents, it appears Rep. Paul fans are displaying their trademark loyalty to her in record sales– or, at least, she reminded America that she exists enough to score a 192% rise in sales in the past 24 hours on Amazon.com.
Our sister site Gossip Cop found the amazing statistics that show that, quite the contrary from a potential boycott, Clarkson has garnered a significant contingent of new fans. They not that even beyond raw Amazon sales, the singer’s popularity was significantly affected on the site:
Sales of Clarkson’s album “Stronger” have soared on Amazon ever since the singer tweeted, “I love Ron Paul,” and “He’s got my vote.”
In the past 24 hours, Clarkson’s record was up 192% on the online retail site.
A day before the former “American Idol” winner explained why she’s a Paul supporter, “Stronger” was ranked #41 on Amazon’s “Movers & Shakers in Music” list.
Today, the album is up to #14.
Given the significant boost in sales for the singer, one wonders whether other Republican public figures will try to court the Rep. Paul constituency, too. And not just Michelle Branch.
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