Musicians who rocked the charts after death

Published On: Feb 16 2012 11:34:03 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 17 2012 03:00:51 AM EST

Whitney Houston's hit songs and albums topped several sales charts in the days following her death on February 11. See what other artists' music shot to the top of the charts after their untimely death.

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When Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain died in April 1994, it spelled the end of a group whose music was still very much in demand. The album "MTV Unplugged" was released just seven months after the singer’s passing. The album debuted at number one on the US charts and sold over 300,000 copies in its first week of release, the best first-week sales the band had ever had.

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