Billboard Update 3/10/07

This week’s American Idol  Billboard Update.  

  • After last week’s Grammy-fueled bounce, it was a slow week for sales and new releases, according to Billboard.com.   DAUGHTRY climbs from #9 to #2, though sales fell 17% at 84, 000 copies.   He hangs on to the #1 spot on the Rock Album chart.
  • tobyMac’s “portable sounds” debuts at #10 on the Billboard 200.   It debuts at #1 on the Christian Album chart.   Mandisa guests on one of the cuts, “Lose My Soul.”
  • Chris Daughtry’s single, “It’s Not Over” debuts on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart at #29.   It’s also #1 on the Hot Adult Top 40 for the second week in a row.
  • Carrie Underwood’s new single “Wasted” climbs to #8 on the Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart.
  • Keane’s “Somewhere Only We Know” re-entered the Hot Digital Tracks and Hot Digital Songs charts at #19 and #26 respectively.   Blake Lewis performed the song on American Idol’s Top 12 Guys performance night.

For more chart news, read Donna Reynolds’ Idol Chartwatch  on foxesonidol.com. Ken Barnes from  USA Today’s Idol Chatter  blog crunches the numbers  here.

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