Thursday, December 31, 2009


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No. 1 Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream," sold 510,000 copies this week, bringing the Chanteuse’s total album sales to 2,982,000.

No. 2 Mary J. Blige's "Stronger With Each Tear," debuts with 332,000 album sold.

No. 3 Andrea Bocelli's "My Christmas," sold 284,000 copies this week.

No. 4 Alicia Keys' "Element of Freedom," sold 280,000 this week, bringing her total sales to 699,000.

No. 5 Taylor Swift's "Fearless," sold 224,000 albums this week. Will find out next week if Taylor was able to hold on to her title as the top selling album of 2009 or if Boyle will steal the crown.

No. 6 Lady Gaga's "The Fame," sold 169,000 albums this week.

No. 7 Justin Bieber's "My World," sold 157,000 albums.

No. 8 Carrie Underwood's "Play On," sold 153,000 albums.

No. 9 Young Money's "We Are Young Money" debuts with 143,000 albums sold.

No. 10 Michael Buble's "Crazy Love," sold 137,000 albums this week.

No. 11 Eminem's debuted with the re-release of “Release: Refill,” selling 128,000 albums and bringing his total album sales to 1,694,000.

No. 13 Michael Jackson’s “This Is It Compilation,” sold 109,000 copies this week, selling a total of 1,262,000 albums.

No. 15 Black Eyed Peas' The “Energy Never Dies,” (The E.N.D) sold 104,000 this week bringing their total sales to 1,740,00 albums sold.

No. 32 Jay-Z's “The Blueprint III sold 59,000 copies this week bringing his total to 1,490,000.

No. 39 Gucci Mane's “The State vs. Radric Davis,” sold 42,000 copies this week, bringing his total album sales to 173,000.

No. 57 50 Cent’s “Before I Self Destruct,” sold 29,000 albums this week, with total sales around 334,000.

No. 171 Clipse’s “Til The Casket Drops,” sold 8,400 copies this week, bringing the duo’s total album sales to 51,000.

Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending Dec. 27) totaled 17.14 million units, up 13% compared to the sum last week (15.14 million) and up 1% compared to the same sales week of 2008 (17.03 million). Year to date album sales stand at 374.6 million, down 13% compared to the same total at this point last year (428.4 million).

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Pictures courtesy of HipHopDx

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