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Herbie Hancock’s ‘River’ Album Rises to #5 in ‘Billboard’

Herbie Hancock’s album River: The Joni Letters has vaulted to the #5 position on the Billboard Top 200 chart following its Grammy win last week for Album of the Year. Sales of the album reportedly increased a record 967%, earning Hancock his highest-ever position on the chart. Hancock won his 11th and 12th trophies at the Grammys, also taking home the award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album. Tomorrow, Hancock will perform the title track from River with singer Luciana Souza on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

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