Billboard Update 03/17/07

Here is this week’s American Idol Billboard Update.   Play along, kids!

The Highlights:

  • DAUGHTRY climbs back to the #1 spot on the Billboard 200.   The single “It’s Not Over” continues to hold the #1 spot on the Adult Top 40 chart.   The Official Idol Boot song, “Home” makes it’s first appearance–it’s #83 on the Hot 100 chart, #65 on the Pop 100 chart and #62 on the Hot Digital Songs chart.   Also, congratulations to Chris, his album was recently certified  double platinum by the RIAA.  DAUGHTRY has sold 1, 801, 711 to date.
  • Jennifer Hudson’s “Dreamgirls” gets a nice bounce on the Billboard 200, up from #16 last week to #8 this week.
  • Similarly, Taylor Hicks’ album climbed from #138 to #109 this week, due to an appearance on The Dr. Phil show.   Also, Kellie Pickler’s appearance on American Idol last week gave her CD a nice bounce–from #100 to #66.
  • Elliott Yamin debut’s on the Billboard charts this week.   His digital single, “Movin’ On” is #61 on the Billboard Hot 100, #49 on the Pop 100 and #37 on the Hot Digital Songs chart.   Pretty good for an independent release, I’d say.   Elliott’s CD drops on 03/20.
  • A new single from Fantasia debut’s on the Billboard charts this week.   “When I See U” is #62 on the Hot R&B Singles and Tracks chart (Hot Shot Debut)  and #56 on the Hot R&B Airplay chart.
  • Katharine McPhee’s single, “Over It” debuts on the Hot Adult Top 40 chart at #36.
  • Jason Mraz’s “Geek in the Pink” has entered the Hot Digital  Tracks (#39)  and Hot Digital Songs (#45) charts this week.   Season 6 contestant Chris Richardson performed the tune for the guys Top 10 performance show.

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