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American Idol boots Aerosmith's sales by 250%

A few weeks ago, it was reported that Steven Tyler's new job as an American Idol judge caused Aerosmith's 'I Don't Wanna Miss A Thing' to shoot into the charts, but it's been even more lucrative for the band.

Neilsen SoundScan has revealed that sales for Aerosmith's compilation entitled 'Big Ones' have shot up by more than 250% since the January 19 premiere of the new American Idol season, which includes Tyler on the panel. 

Check out the band's classic track 'Dream On', which was recently covered both on 'Glee' and during an American Idol audition, below: