Friday, October 30, 2009

ALBUM SALES: WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 25, 2009



Posted by: Roxxanne Roxxanne


According to Billboard.com, the TheTwilight “Saga: New Moon" soundtrack (various artists) album claimed the top Billboard 200 chart spot this week. The albums list below include some of the top rank albums for the week ending October 25, 2009.


No. 1 The Twilight “Saga: New Moon" debuts with 153,000 sold copies.


No. 2 Tim McGraw's "Southern Voice," sold 137,000 copies.


No. 3 Michael Buble's "Crazy Love" sold 102,000 copies.


No. 4 Jay-Z's "The Blueprint 3" sold 43,000 copies bringing his total sales to 1,159,300 albums sold.


No. 5 Miley Cyrus' "The Time Of Our Lives" sold 39,000 copies.


No. 6 the Black Eyed Peas' "The E.N.D." sold 35,000 copies bringing their total to 1,269,800 albums sold.


No. 7 Taylor Swift's "Fearless" is also a non-mover at sold 34,000 copies.


No. 8 Owl City's "Ocean Eyes," sold 28,000 copies.


No. 9 Barbra Streisand's "Love Is the Answer," sold 28,000 copies.


No. 10 Joss Stone's "Colour Me Free"sold 27,000 copies.


No. 13 Rammstein’s "Liebe Ist Fur Alle Da" sold 22,000 copies.


No. 14 Mariah Carey's "Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel" sold 21,100. bringing her total to 275,400 album sold.


No. 20 Whitney Houston's "I Look To You" sold 19,000 bringing her total sales to750,300 albums sold.


No. 23 Drake "So Far Gone" sold 17,300 copies bringing his total sales to 197,300 albums sold.


No. 37 Trey Songz "Ready" sold 12,300 copies bringing his total sales to 282,900 albums sold.


No. 40 Mario's "D.N.A." sold 11,600 copies bringing his total to 43,400 albums sold.


No. 44 Maxwell's "Black Summer's Night" sold 11,200 bringing his total sales to 836,900 albums sold.


No. 111 Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 "Street Hop," debuted with 4,600 copies sold.


No. 129 R&B singer Melanie Fiona's "Bridge" debuted with 4,200 copies sold.


No. 170 Tina Turner's "Tina Live" sold 2,800 copies.


No. 176 Michael Jackson’s "Remix Suites 5" compilation debuted with 2,800 copies sold.


Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending Oct. 25) totaled 5.73 million units, down 2% compared to the sum last week (5.84 million) and down 19% compared to the same sales week of 2008 (7.07 million). Year to date album sales stand at 281.2 million, down 14% compared to the same total at this point last year (325.4 million).


As previously reported, next weeks Hot Shot Debut on the Billboard 200 will likely be Michael Jackson's "This Is It," the companion set to the documentary film of the same name. Industry prognosticators suggest that "This Is It" -- which was released on Monday (Oct. 26) -- could shift 300,000 copies by week' end on Sunday (Nov. 1) night.




Pictures and chart listing are courtesty of Billboard and Sohh

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