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Daft Punk plays on Spotify rise more than 200% after Grammys

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Major Grammy wins and a rare televised performance by Daft Punk helped increase plays of the masked French duo's electronic music on Spotify. 

Of all the performers and nominees from Sunday night's 56th Grammy Awards, Daft Punk got the biggest boost as streams of its music more than tripled from Sunday to Monday, according to the Swedish streaming music company.

Plays increased 205% for the duo that won album of the year for "Random Access Memories" and record of the year for "Get Lucky."  

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Paul McCartney, who played onstage with fellow Beatle Ringo Starr and also won awards, got a 126% lift, while rapper Kendrick Lamar, who performed with Imagine Dragons and notably lost in the best rap album category to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, nearly doubled his Spotify plays. 

Taylor Swift, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Metallica were among the host of other artists that saw increases. 

Among the songs performed during the marathon telecast, vintage hits got the most additional attention, probably because newer songs were already getting plenty of plays before Sunday.

The biggest gainer was Stevie Wonder's "Another Star," which shot up 635% after the soul legend's mash-up performance with Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.

Chicago's "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?" -- more than four decades old -- rose 150% after the band played with Robin Thicke of "Blurred Lines" fame. Streams of Metallica's 1989 hit "One" also more than doubled following the thrash metal band's pairing with pianist Lang Lang.

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