First Week Sales Stats

First week sales stats for Taylor Hicks’s single “Do I Make You Proud” are in…

According to the Pulse music board:

190, 147  physical singles (#1 on the single sales charts)
  37, 799  digital singles    (#18 on the digital charts)
227, 946  total

Taylor will likely be #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 this week…

Congratulations Taylor!

thanks xoxoyc BTW and Margaret

Update: Billboard magazine article confirms “Do I Make You Proud” #1 on Billboards Hot 100 this week:

“Season five American Idol winner Taylor Hicks’ “Do I Make You Proud” will debut on the top of the Billboard Hot 100 to be published tomorrow (June 22) on The silver-haired Alabama native moved 190, 000 physical singles and another 38, 000 digital downloads of the track, according to Nielsen SoundScan.”

Taylor is in good company:

“Three of the previous four Idol winners have also nabbed the top spot. Carrie Underwood’s ‘Inside Your Heaven’ sold a combined 169, 000 in its first full week last year. Fantasia’s ‘I Believe’ moved 142, 000 and Kelly Clarkson sold 236, 000 of ‘A Moment Like This.’

Season two runner-up Clay Aiken scored the No. 1 spot with ‘This Is the Night’ with a whopping 393, 000, staving off the winner Ruben Studdard’s ‘Flying Without Wings’ (286, 000).”