Idol Sales News – Week Ending 03/17/13

Bon Jovi is on track to have the best selling album of the week followed closely by Bowie. Phil saw a big jump in sales after his Idol performance. As usual, Kelly, Carrie and One Direction continue to sell well?

This is the weekly sales thread. Please post numbers as you find them. Thanks!

*Phillip Phillips’ weekly downloads of Gone, Gone, Gone jumped 257% after his appearance on Idol last week! Via Idol Chatter

Idol albums

Phillip Phillips, The World From the Side of the Moon (22,000, +90%, 771,000) (#18 Billboard 200)
Kelly Clarkson, Greatest Hits-Chapter 1 (10,000, -3%, 331,000) (#52 BB200)
Carrie Underwood, Blown Away (10,000, -8%, 1.356 million) (#55 BB200)
Colton Dixon, A Messenger (4,000, -40%, 58,000) (#120 BB200)
Kelly Clarkson, Stronger (3,000, -5%, 1.043 million)
Carrie Underwod, Some Hearts (2,000, -2%, 7.306 million)
Carrie Underwood, Play On (2,000, +37%, 2.189 million)
Mandisa, What If We Were Real (1,000, -17%, 257,000)
Scotty McCreery, Clear as Day (1,000, +24%, 1.162 million)
Casey James, Casey James (less than 1,000, 0 change, 73,000)

Idol-related albums

Bon Jovi, What About Now (96,000, debut, 96,000) (#1 Billboard 200)
Various, Now That’s What I Call Music! 45 (24,000, 0 change, 269,000) (#15 BB 200)
Various, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part II (12,000, -2%, 290,000) (#43 BB200)
Various, 2012 Grammy Nominees (11,000, -19%, 263,000) (#47 BB200)
One Direction, Up All Night (7,000, 0 change, 1.722 million) (#78 BB200)
Various, WOW Hits 2013 (5,000, +4%, 249,000) (#97 BB200)
Bon Jovi, Greatest Hits (4,000, +44%, 819,000) (#122 BB200)
Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party (4,000, +1%, 2.898 million)
Keith Urban, Greatest Hits (1,000, -32%, 1.015 million)

Idol tracks

Phillip Phillips, Gone, Gone, Gone (65,000, +257%, 276,000)
Kelly Clarkson, Catch My Breath (47,000, -7%, 1.172 million)
Phillip Phillips, Home (41,000, -2%, 4.209 million)
Carrie Underwood, Two Black Cadillacs (31,000, -10%, 570,000)
Carrie Underwood, Blown Away (18,000, -16%, 1.996 million)
Bon Jovi, Because We Can (12,000 _128%, 83,000)
Smash Cast feat. Katharine McPhee, Heart Shaped Wreckage (11,000, debut, 11,000)
Kelly Clarkson feat. Vince Gill, Don’t Rush (10,000, +5%, 215,000)
Carrie Underwood, Good Girl (7,000, -11%, 1.658 million)
Carrie Underwood, Before He Cheats (5,000, -8%, 3.731 million)
Colton Dixon, You Are (4,000, -29%, 88,000)
Carrie Underwood, Temporary Home (3,000, +74%, 948,000
Mandisa feat. TobyMac, Good Morning (3,000, -2%, 311,000)
Colton Dixon, Never Gone (2,000, -78%, 46,000)
Carrie Underwood, How Great Thou Art (2,000, -2%, 418,000)
Mandisa, Stronger (1,000, -15%, 309,000)

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