Billboard Update for Issue 1/19/08

I’m way behind on my blogging. Sawry!   I helped a college friend celebrate a birthday this weekend–a nice round number. Heh.   Her husband booked the famed Stone Pony for the night!   (Where Bruce Springsteen got his start.)   It was pretty awesome.   Much fun was had by all. Asbury Park rules!

Anyway….here’s your awesome Idol Billboard Update.   FYI, I usually post the chart Thursday night or Friday morning.   To find the new chart, check the current chart tab…

This week’s Highlights (the short form)

  • Target stores  put their “Sounds of the Season” Christmas EPs on sale after Christmas, and Elliott Yamin came away the big winner.   The CD bolted up the Billboard 200–from #132-#32 and was #1 on the Billboard holiday chart…
  • Carrie Underwood’s single  “All-American Girl” debuts on the Hot 100 at #84. It debuts on the Hot 100 Airplay at #70.
  • Jordin Spark’s duet with Chris Brown, “No Air”debuted on the Hot 100 at #95. It also debuts on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart at #27.
  • Kimberley Locke has another Billboard #1.   “Band of Gold” tops the Hot Dance Club Play chart.   Now, if only her chart success could sell a few albums…
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