Billboard Update for Issue 01/05/08

Here it is, the very first Idol Billboard Update for 2008.   Yippee!


  • According to Billboard, only 3 artists in the Top 50 posted fewer sales this week.   One of them was Blake Lewis’s “Audio Day Dream” which sold 55k, -4% from last week.   His total so far is 211K.   Carrie Undewood’s “Carnival Ride” increased 57%, selling 216K for a total of 1.63M.   And, Daughtry’s sales jumped a whopping 80% this week. “Daughtry” sold 107K for a total of 3.58M.
  • Jordin Spark’s “Tattoo” hangs in on the Billboard Hot 100 at #8, while her new single, “No Air” w/ Chris Brown,  climbs from #14 to #4 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.
  • Carrie Underwood’s new single “All-American Girl” enters the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Chart at #19.   It climbs from #28 to #22 on the Hot Country Songs chart.   Her Christmas song, “Do You Hear What I Hear” enters the Hot 100 at #90.
  • Mandisa has the #1 and #2 and #2 and #3 songs on the Hot Christian Adult Contemporary Tracks   and Hot Christian Songs Chart respectively.   The songs are “Christmas Day” w/ Michael W. Smith and “Christmas Makes Me Cry” w/ Matthew West.
  • Kimberley Locke’s “Band of Gold” sits at #3 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.
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