“Home”, performed by American Idol winner Phillip Phillips and co-written by Check Your Pulse/Downtown Music Publishing writer Drew Pearson, has been aired as an Olympics women’s gymnastics feature on NBC resulting in a huge sales surge. In the last week “Home” has seen a 69% increase in downloads, selling 40,000 and re-entering the Billboard Digital Songs chart at #47 and the Billboard Hot 100 at #84.
The song has been forecasted to sell up to 200,000 by August 5th though sales numbers this upcoming week depend on TV exposure. More women’s gymnastics is scheduled for prime time on August 2nd and 8th!
Watch Phillips’ American Idol performance of “Home” below.
Get “Home” on iTunes .