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Led Zeppelin Record Broken By Kobe Bryant

04/19/2016
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(hennemusic) Led Zeppelin's single-day world record for merchandise sales in an arena has been beaten by the NBA star Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers as the famed basketball star retired.

ESPN reports that Bryant's final game at the Staples Center on April 13 sold $1.2 million worth of Kobe merchandise, according to AEG Vice-President Sean Ryan.

The previous record, Ryan said, was set by Led Zeppelin when they sold $1 million worth of merchandise in London at the O2 Arena on Dec. 10, 2007 for the band's first full-length concert in three decades. Read more here.

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