Friday, October 26, 2012

ALBUM SALES FOR WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 21 & OCTOBER 14


Photo: Rachel Been

No. 1 Jason Aldean's Night Train debuts with 409,000 copies sold this week.

No. 2 Mumford & Sons' Babel sold 74,000 copies this week, bringing the band's total sales to 938,000.
No. 3 Brandy's Two Eleven debuts with 65,000 copies sold this week. 

This is Brandy's first top 10 album on the Billboard 200 charts in more than 8 years. Congratulations B-Rocka!

No. 4 Scotty McCreery's Christmas With Scotty McCreery debuts with 41,000 copies sold this week.
No. 5 Jamey Johnson's Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran debuts with 32,000 copies sold this week.
No. 6 P!nk's The Truth About Love sold 31,000 copies this week, bringing her total sales to 493,000.
No. 7 Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream sold 22,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 123,000.
No. 8  Little Big Town's Tornado sold 22,000 copies this week.
No. 9 Adele's 21 sold 21,000 copies this week, bringing her total sales to 9 million plus albums sold in the US and 25 million albums sold world-wide! 

Adele also became a new mom last Friday (Oct. 19)! The 24-year-old singing sensation, gave birth to a baby boy with her boyfriend Simon Konecki. The baby's name has yet to be released.

No. 10 Dethklok's Metalocalypse: Dethalbum III debuts with 20,000 copies sold this week.

Check out the rest of the list after the break plus last week album sales for the week ending October 14!



No. 11 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' The Heist sold 18,000 copies this week, bringing their total sales to 97,000.
No. 22 Machine Gun Kelly's Lace Up sold roughly 15,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 66,000.
No. 29 G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer sold 13,000 copies this week, bringing their total sales to 320,000.
No. 35 2 Chainz's Based on a T.R.U. Story sold 12,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to 342,000.
No. 62 Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 sold 7,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to 128,000.
No. 68 Rick Ross' God Forgives, I Don't sold roughly 6,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 438,000.
No. 91 Bobby V's (the artist formerly known as Bobby Valentino) Dusk Till Dawn debuts with 5,000 copies sold this week.
No. 94 Jay-Z's Live In Brooklyn sold roughly 4,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 16,000.
No. 114 DJ Drama's Quality Street Music sold roughly 4,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 33,000.
No. 119 K'Naan's God, Country Or The Girl debuts with 3,500 copies sold this week.
No. 144 Nas' Life Is Good sold roughly 3,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 316,000.
Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending Oct. 21) totaled 5.26 million units, up 3% compared with the sum last week (5.09 million) and up 9% compared with the comparable sales week of 2011 (4.82 million). Year-to-date album sales stand at 234.14 million, down 4% compared with the same total at this point last year (243.67 million). Billboard


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ALBUM SALES FOR THE WEEK ENDING

OCTOBER 14




Macklemore & Ryan (Photo: Greg Nissen)


No. 1 Mumford & Sons' Babel sold 96,000 copies this week, bringing the band's total sales to 865,000.

No. 2 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' The Heist debuts with 78,000 copies sold this week.

I was unfamiliar with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis prior to their debut on the Billboard charts. 

However, once I heard they were a hip-hop group, I wanted to see what all the fuss was about, so I went to Youtube and Wikipedia.

I'm gonna pop some tags, I only got $20 in my pocket. I’m, I’m, I’m hunting, looking for a come up, this is f*cking awesome!


I dig!

No. 3 KISS' Monster debuts with 56,000 copies sold this week. 
No. 4 Machine Gun Kelly's Lace Up debuts with 51,000 copies sold this week.
No. 5 Coheed and Cambria's Afterman: Ascension debuts with 49,000 copies sold this week. 
No. 6 All Time Low's Don't Panic debuts with 48,000 copies sold this week. 
No. 7 Barbra Streisand's Release Me debuts with 44,000 copies sold this week. 
No. 8 P!nk's The Truth About Love sold 36,000 copies this week, bringing her total sales to 462,000.
No. 9 Ellie Goulding's Halcyon debuts with 34,000 copies sold this week.
No. 10 Muse's The 2nd Law sold 31,000 copies this week, bringing their total sales to 132,000.
No. 11 Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream sold 30,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 101,000.
No. 20 G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer sold 18,000 copies this week, bringing their total sales to 306,000.
No. 31 2 Chainz's Based on a T.R.U. Story sold 13,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to 330,000.
No. 36 Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 sold 10,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to 121,000.
No. 63 Rick Ross' God Forgives, I Don't sold roughly 7,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 432,000.
No. 75 DJ Drama's Quality Street Music sold roughly 6,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 30,000.
No. 124 Nas' Life Is Good sold roughly 4,000 copies this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 313,000.
No. 140 Xzibit's Napalm debuts with roughly 3,000 copies sold this week.
No. 161 XXL's (Best Buy Edition) debuts with roughly 3,000 copies sold this week.
Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending Oct. 14) totaled 5.09 million units, down 5% compared with the sum last week (5.35 million) and down 3% compared with the comparable sales week of 2011 (5.22 million). Year-to-date album sales stand at 228.87 million, down 4% compared with the same total at this point last year (238.85 million). Billboard

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1 comment:

  1. I am surprised that Brandy's sales were that good but I am happy for her. That's a pretty good comeback. I dont think Monica was able to come back like that and be on top as easily.

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