Phillip Phillip’s coronation single, “Home” bows at #2 on the Billboard Digital Songs chart this week with 278,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
It’s also the second-best digital sales week ever for any Idol contestant. Only original Idol, Kelly Clarkson’s 2009 song “My Life Would Suck Without You” had a higher sales when it debuted with 280,000 downloads!
Audio from last week’s Austin X Factor auditions reveal a Britney Spears who is both lucid and funny. My biggest concern for Britney was the zoned-out affect she carries in some of her interviews. Would she be able to engage the contestants her fellow judges and the audience? It appears, via these clips, that she can.
Haley Reinhart’s debut album, Listen Up! debuts on the Billboard Charts at #17 with 20, 000 copies sold. Kris Allen’s Thank You Camellia, his second post-Idol release, debuts at #26 with 16,000 sales.
UPDATED: Phillip Phillip’s Journey to the Idol Finale debuts on the Billboard chart at #11 with 24,000 copies sold. He pushes Haley and Kris down the chart.. Jessica Sanchez’s Journey to the Finale enters the chart at #126 with 4,000 sold.
Remember the Glee Christmas special? In Extraordinary Merry Christmas, official FOX episode stills promised a gift-giving scene between Kurt and Blaine. In the end, the entire scene was cut, reportedly for time. Glee producers have promised to include the scene on the Season 3 DVD due out in the fall. But, now you won’t have to wait to find out exactly what happened in the missing scene, thanks to some charity minded Glee fans!