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- The highest charting Idol on the Billboard 200 this week is Daughtry at #17. All the Idols on the Billboard 200 took a hit this week. Daughtry’s sales numbers decreased 33% from last week.
- Fantasia is the first Idol to reach #1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. “When I See U” is the 128th #1 for the American Idol franchise.
- Elliott Yamin’s “Wait For You” from his self-titled debut is a bonafide hit, and it continues to climb the charts this week: From #28 to #25 on the Billboard Hot 100, #45 to #33 on the Hot 100 Airplay, from #16 to #14 on the Pop 100, it stays steady at #12 on the Pop 100 Airplay, from #40 to #39 on the Hot Adult Top 40, from #24 to #21 on the Hot Digital Tracks and from #29 to #24 on the Hot Digital Songs. WHEW.
- Mandisa’s single, “Only The World, keeps it’s #1 position on the Singles Sales chart for the 3rd week in a row.
- Daughtry’s “Home” keeps its #1 position for the 4th week on the Hot Adult Top 40 chart.
- Kimberley Locke’s “Change” climbs to the #6 spot on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart. Unfortunately, the album “Based on a True Story” has sold only 12, 000 units.