Chart Watch

Chart Watch

This week’s Idol sales numbers:

Taylor Hicks:
Do I Make You Proud  Week 15: 2064
Do I Make You Proud  Total 15 Weeks: 442, 399

Sidenote #1: According to  Gray Charles     …Do I Make You Proud was certified Gold on July 13th, one month after it was released.   That’s 500, 00 physical units sold (the number includes units shipped to retailers).

Katharine McPhee:
Over the  Rainbow  Week 13: 1665
Over the  Rainbow  Total 13 Weeks : 137, 362

Clay Aiken: (his new album “A Thousand Different Ways” was released last Tuesday.   These are the first week's numbers)
A Thousand Different Ways Week 1: 211, 234**
A Thousand Different Ways  Total: 211, 711**

Sidenote #2:   According to Donna Reynolds at Foxes on Idols  Clay’s first week  numbers  are substantially lower than “Measure of a Man” (613, 000) and “Merry Christmas with Love” (270, 000). Of course, sales of physical CDs have trended downward in the last several years due to the popularity of digital downloads.

This week’s Chart Positions:

Chris Daughtry –  Wanted Dead or Alive: #38 Adult Top 40 (40)*
Kellie Pickler –  Red High Heels: #46 Hot Country (48)
Taylor Hicks –  Do I Make You Proud: #2 Hot 100 Singles Sales  (2)
Katharine McPhee –  Over the Rainbow: #3 Hot 100 Singles Sales  (5)
Clay Aiken – A Thousand Different Ways #2 Billboard Hot 200 (Justin Timberlake held on to his #1 position)

*Numbers in () are last week’s positions
**Revised SoundScan Numbers

thanks kirsten