Idol Billboard Update for Issue 12/15/07

Here is this week’s Idol Billboard Chart


  •  Kimberley Lock’s Christmas tune, “Frosty the Snowman”, shoots up to the #1 position on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart this week.   This is the third year in a row Kim has had a seasonal hit on the adult contemporary chart.   The dance club mix of “Band of Gold” is #5 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.
  • Jordin Sparks drops down the Billboard 200–from 10-18.   She sold 51, 084 albums this week for a total of 170, 336.   Her single “Tattoo” is still inching it’s way up the charts.   It’s on the verge of entering the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10,  at #11 this week.    What will probably be her  next single, “No Air” with Chris Brown, has entered the Pop 100 at #97.   If her singles continue to do well, the album could continue to sell at a steady pace.
  • Carrie Underwood’s “Carnival Ride” drops a couple of notches, from 7-9.   The album sold 89, 313 this week for a total of 1, 162, 350.   Expect that little black triangle to show up next to “Carnival Ride” any time now…  While her single “So Small” sits at #1, again, on the Hot Country Songs chart, her next single, “All American Girl” enters the chart at #58.
  • Kellie Pickler’s “Small Town Girl” re-enters the Billboard 200 at #186. She sold 5, 035 albums this week for a total of 664, 633.
  • More Idol Christmas music on the charts: Elliott Yamin’s “This Christmas” debuts at #28 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart. Mandisa’s duet with Michael W. Smith, “Christmas Day” debuts at #26 on the same chart.   Mandisa has another Christmas duet, with Matthew West called “Christmas Makes Me Cry”.  It debuts on The Hot Christian Adult Contemporary and Hot Christian Songs charts at #18 and #24 respectively.
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