Billboard Update for Issue 12/22/07

Here it is your weekly Idol Billboard Update

The Highlights:

  • Congratulations to Chris Daughtry. His debut album “Daughtry” is Billboard’s #1 album of 2007. He’s all over the year-end Billboard charts. I’m currently working on a year-end chart which I’ll be posting that shortly.
  • Awesome news for Carrie Underwood–her newest album “Carnival Ride” has just been certified double-platinum. Carrie is also well-represented on the Billboard year-end charts. Her debut album, “Some Hearts” is #5 on the Billboard 200 and she’s #2 behind Daughtry on the Billboard 200 Artists of 2007. Way to go, Carrie.
  • Blake Lewis‘ debut, “Audio Day Dream” enters the Billboard 200 at #10 and is Billboard’s Hot Shot Debut. It sold 97, 500 units this week. It’s also #10 on the Top Internet Albums chart and #3 on the Top Digital Albums chart. The single, “Break Anotha” is #10 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, and re-enters the Pop 100 at #92
  • The Jordin Sparks debut CD holds its own at #24 on the Billboard 200. It sold 52, 482 in its 3rd week for a total of 222, 473. Congratulations to Jordin–her single, “Tattoo” cracks the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 at #10. It’s #18 on the Hot 100 Airplay, #8 on the Pop 100, #7 on the Pop 100 Airplay, #20 on the Hot Adult Top 40, #9 on the Hot Digital Songs, and #9 on Hot Digital Tracks. “Tattoo” sold 59, 641 digital copies this week for a total of 500, 650. “Tattoo” has gone gold.
  • Elliott Yamin’s debut album re-enters the Billboard 200 this week at #168.
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