Billboard Idol Update for Issue 11/10/07

Here it is. This week’s big Idol Billboard Update


  • The major highlight this week? Why, of course, Carrie Underwood’s “Carnival Ride.” It debuts on the Billboard 200 at #1. It’s also #1 on the Country and Digital album charts. “Carnival Ride” sold 527, 101 units this week, 44, 928 were digital. Arista shipped around 1.4 million copies–it’s already gone platinum.
  • Carrie’s debut album, “Some Hearts” shoots back up the charts–from #81 to #60.
  • Her single, “So Small” climbs from #36-#20 on the Billboard Hot 100, #83-#43 on the Pop 100, #4-#3 on the Hot Country Songs chart, and it re-enters the Hot Digital Tracks at #16. “Before He Cheats” re-enters the  Hot Digital Songs chart  at #67. Another cut off the new album, “Just a Dream” debuts on the Pop 100 chart at #96 and #55 on the Hot Canadian Digital Singles chart.
  • Bo Bice, Carrie’s season-mate and runner-up, released his sophomore CD, “See the Light” exclusively through Wal-mart. The exclusive deal makes it ineligible for the Billboard 200. However, it charts at #91 on the Billboard Comprehensive Albums chart.
  • Jordin Spark’s single “Tattoo” continues to inch its way up the charts. Here are the stats: Billboard Hot 100#39-#34, Hot 100 Airplay #74-#61, Pop 100 #24-#22, Pop 100 Airplay #26-#20, #19-#17 on Hot Digital Tracks, and #22-#19 on Hot Digital Songs. It has sold 31, 141 digital copies this week for a total of  160, 711. The video for “Tattoo” has been leaked. Watch here
  • Daughtry’s “Over You” debuts on the “Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks” chart at #28.
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