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- Congratulations to Elliott Yamin! His debut CD “Elliott Yamin” has officially gone GOLD. Note the lovely little gold circle next to his name on the album charts!
- It’s another week of sliding numbers for the Idols on the Billboard 200, except for Daughtry, which stayed about the same–selling close to 20K this week.
- In anticipation for Carrie Underwood’s new album “Carnival Ride” dropping on Tuesday, her single “So Small” climbs from #8 to #5 on the Hot Country Songs chart, and #51 to #36 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- Fantasia’s duet with Aretha Franklin, “Put You Up on Game” hits the R&B charts this week. It debuts at #70 on the Hot R&B Hip Hop songs and airplay charts. It climbs from #23 to #19 on the Hot Adult R&B Airplay chart.
- Kimberly Locke’s “Band of Gold” climbs from #18 to #13 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart, giving it Billboard’s “Airpower” designation this week.