Idol Sales News – Week Ending 01/06/12

Phil is in the top 10 of the albums and download charts. One D in top 10 of album chart.

Albums:
1 (2) Les Miz Soundtrak 92K (-32%)*
2 (8) Mumford and Sons “Babel” 91K (+34%)
3 (1) Taylor Swift “RED” 69K (-72%)
4 (11) Phil Phillips “The World From the Other Side of the Moon” 63K (+8%)
5 (3) One Direction “Take Me Home” 61K (-49%)
6 (4) Bruno Mars “Unorthodox Jukebox” 55K (-50%)
7 (10) Pitch Perfect Soundtrack 52K (-10%)
8 (9) Lunineers “The Lumineers” 51K (-17%)
9 (18) Alicia Keys “Girl on Fire” 44K (+6%)
10 (14) P!nk “The Truth About Love” 41K (-22%)

*Last stage-to-movie musical soundtrack to do this was Mama Mia back in 2008
All the albums that saw an increase in sales (or a drop of less than 15%) were on sale on iTunes for at least part of last week. Taylor saw a larger than usual drop because the previous week, her album had been the subject of a $1.99 sale at Amazon digital.

Downloads (people are still using those gift cards):
1 (1) Taylor Swift “I Knew You Were Trouble” 326K (-44%) downloads
2 (7( Macklemore & Ryan Lewis'”Thrift Shop” (featuring Wanz) 236K (-22%).
3 (2) Bruno Mars “Locked Out of Heaven” 233K (-53%)
4 (9) will.i.am & Britney Spears “Scream & Shout” 203K (-29%)
5 (10) Phillip Phillips “Home” 196K (-30%)
6 (3) PSY “Gangnam Style” 192K (-52%)
7 (6) Lumineers “Ho Hey” 186K (-39%)
8 (4) Justin Bieber “Beauty and a Beat” (featuring Nicki Minaj) 173K (-53%)
9 (5) Rihanna “Diamonds” 160K (-56%)
16 (10) Swedish House Mafia’s “Don’t You Worry Child” (featuring John Martin) 153K (-28%).

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