Here is this week’s Idol Billboard Update.
- Jordin Sparks’ and Blake Lewis’ EPs drop quite a bit on the Billboard Comprehensive Chart this week–from #22 to #45 for Jordin and #30 to #49 for Blake. Their sales numbers dropped 52% and 41% respectively.
- Blake Lewis’ “You Give Love a Bad Name” pulls ahead of Jordin Sparks’ “This is My Now” on the Billboard Hot 100. They sit at #21 and #25 on the chart this week. Last week, Jordin was number #15 and Blake #18.
- Fantasia continues to make gains on the charts. Her album “Fantasia” climbs from #85 to #65 on The Billboard 200. Her single “When I See U” climbs from #59 to #55 on the Hot 100, #32 to #25 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart, #5 to #4 on the R&B/Hip Hop charts and #8 to #7 on the Hot Adult R&B Airplay chart. She’ll perform songs from her Broadway hit “A Color Purple” on the 61st Annual Tony Awards tonight on CBS.
- Daughtry’s “Home” reaches the #1 position on the Hot Adult Top 40 chart.
- Bucky Covington’s single “A Different World” has reached #15 on the Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart. He, Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler, Josh Gracin, and Carmen Rasmusen all appeared at this year’s CMA Music Festival in Nashville this week.