Questlove’s ‘Summer Of Soul’ Streaming Numbers Surge Amid Oscar And Grammy Wins
Questlove’s Summer of Soul garnered uncommon, consecutive wins at this year’s Oscars and Grammys for Easiest Documentary (Characteristic) and Easiest Music Film, respectively. This double feat introduced on a say spike in viewership across streaming platforms, reports Decrease-off date.
Even supposing Disney has no longer launched any streaming files, Disney’s Onyx Collective and Searchlight Images did verify that the documentary surged by +390% in hours streamed across Hulu, Disney+ and Essential person+ between March 27 and April 5, when put next with the time between March 13 and March 22. For reference, the Oscars had been held on March 27 and the Grammys took effect the next Sunday.
Questlove, who’s now halfway to EGOT level, graciously licensed his Oscar after a disturbing commerce between Will Smith and Chris Rock, who presented the award. When accepting his Grammy, he expressed, “What a stride […] It exact hit me that we haven’t truly given great highlight to what issues within the film—the fine artists who carried accessible,” earlier than list off his dedications.
Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could maybe possibly additionally No longer Be Televised) is the third documentary to make a selection every gained an Academy Award for Easiest Documentary and a Grammy for Easiest Music Film. 20 Feet from Stardom and Amy preceded.
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