Idol Billboard Update for Issue 4/12/08

This week’s Idol Billboard Update HERE!

The Highlights:

  • Well, well! Look who’s at the top of the Idol Chart this week. Is it Daughtry, Daughtry? Carnival Ride, Carrie Underwood? Nope, NOPE! It’s Jordin Sparks, Jordin Sparks, climbing from 29 to 25 this week. Not all is rosy, however. Although her chart position is up, her sales decreased -28% from last week. Her hit with Chris Brown “No Air”, is sitting at #5 on the Hot 100–it’s highest chart position on the chart yet. It debuts on the Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks chart this week at #37. She and Chris will sing their single on next week’s special Thursday results show. Perhaps pushing album sales into the positive and the album and single further up the charts? We shall see. The digital single is nearly platinum–to date it’s sold 972, 406.
  • Carrie Underwood’s next single, “Last Name” hits the Hot 100 Bubbling Under Chart at #8. It’s currently #21 on the the Hot Country Songs chart.
  • Chris Sligh’s single “Empty Me” is moving up the Christian charts. On the Hot Christian Adult Contemporary chart it climbs from 26-20. On the Hot Christian Songs chart–from 24-20. Congratulations on making the Top 20 on both charts, Chris!
  • Chris Cornell’s version of “Billie Jean” debuts on the Hot Canadian Digital Chart at #72. It’s #100 on the digital chart. Fun Fact: 54% of the …Billie Jean Downloads Chris has ever sold were sold this week.

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Sales numbers compiled by Kirsten.

Photo: Jordin Sparks at the 2008 Kids Choice Awards

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