Billboard Idol Update for Issue 02/16/08

Here’s this week’s Idol Billboard Update!


  • Jordin Sparks,   Chris Daughtry and Simon Fuller at the Producers Guild AwardsCarrie Underwood, Some Hearts was recently awarded septuple platinum certification by the RIAA. That’s 7 milllion shipped, people. The album is still on the Billboard 200, after 116 weeks. It’s at #67 this week, down from #58 last week. She sold 11K this week for a total of 6.24M. Congratulations to Carrie!
  • Blake Lewis Audio Day Dream drops off the Billboard 200 this week. A new single, “How Many Words” will be released to radio in few weeks. He sold 2.9K this week, for a total of 258K. I love the new single. I hope it carries the day…
  • Look who enters the charts this week… It’s none other that Paula Abdul! “Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow” from Randy Jackson’s upcoming album, Randy Jackson’s Music Club, Vol. 1. It debuts on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart at #5, The Pop 100 at #76 and the Canadian Hot 100 at #68.
  • More Idols on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Chart (tracks on this chart are on the verge of appearing on the Hot 100): Bucky Covington, “It’s Good To Be Us, #2 this week, up from #10. Kellie Pickler, “Things That Never Cross a Man’s Mind” debuts at #18, and Leona Lewis, “Bleeding Love” (Simon Cowel’s protege from England’s X Factor TV show) debuts at #11.
  • Jordin Spark’s latest single “No Air” continues its climb up the charts. From 51-42 on the Billboard Hot 100, it debuts on the Hot 100 Airplay at #63, and from 28-25 on the Pop 100, 31-23 on the Pop 100 Airplay. It stays steady on the Hot Digital Song chart at 31, and moves down a notch, 30-31 on the Hot Digital Tracks chart.
  • Meanwhile, “Tattoo” enters the Top 20, at #20, on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart, and is #2 on the Hot Canadian Digital Singles chart, and the Canadian Hot 100. Canadians are digging them some Jordin!
  • The Daughtry single, “Feels Like Tonight”, debuts on The Hot 100 Airplay at #74, and the Canadian Hot 100 at #67. It jumped from 89-69 on the Billboard Hot 100, 52-42 on the Pop 100, 39-35 on the Pop 100 Airplay, and 18-17 on the Hot Adult Top 40 Recurrents.
  • Carrie Underwood, “All-American Girl” debuts on the Hot Digital Tracks chart at #46. Here’s the rest of her numbers: 55-47 on the Billboard Hot 100, 51-44 on the Hot 100 Airplay, 75-65 on the Pop 100, 12-8 on Hot Country songs (entering the Top 10 on that chart), 72-53 on Hot Digital songs, and 75-60 on the Canadian Hot 100.
  • Last but not least, Phil Stacey, “If You Didn’t Love Me”, climbs from 55-50 on the Hot Country Songs Chart.

Picture: Jordin Sparks, Simon Fuller and Chris Daughtry at the Producer’s Guild Awards.   Simon was presented with the Visionary Award.

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