Billboard Update 05/12/07

Here’s YOUR Idol Billboard Update  for this week.   Follow along, if you’d like…

  • New on the Billboard charts this week–audio performances from last Wednesday’s Idol Gives Back, available at iTunes.  The Idol Gives Back audio collection debuts at #4 on the Top Digital Albums chart.  Carrie Underwood’s, “I’ll Stand By You” is #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, #6 on the Pop 100, #50 on the Hot Country Singles and Tracks, #2 on the Hot Digital Tracks chart, and #2 on Hot Digital Songs.   Kelly Clarkson‘s “Up to the Mountain” is #56 on the Billboard Hot 100, #38 on Hot Digital Tracks and #35 on Hot Digital Songs.   Josh Groban and the African Children’s Choir’s “You Raise Me Up” is #64 on the  Hot Digital Songs chart.   Josh Groban’s studio version of   “You Raise Me Up, ” enters the Hot Digital Songs chart at #67 and Rascal Flatts’ “My Wish” re-enters the Hot Digital Songs chart at #47.
  • Update on Kelly Clarkson’s new single, “Never Again”:  It debuts on the Billboard Hot 100 at #8, the Hot Digital Tracks chart at #3, and the Hot Digital Songs chart at #4, It climbs from #58 to #49 on the Hot 100 Airplay, from #57 all the way to #5 on the Pop 100, from #23 to 21 on the Pop 100 Airplay, from #21 to #17 on the Hot Adult Top 40.    RCA says, that contrary  to recent rumors, Kelly’s album, “My December” has the record label’s full support.   The album will drop July 24th.
  • Chris Daughtry’s new single, “What I Want” debuts on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart at #28.
  • Paris Bennett’s new album  drops this Tuesday.

For more chart news, read Donna Reynolds’ chart watch  from   More numbers, including Idols who are off the charts, can be found at USA Today’s Idol Chatter.

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