Idol Sales News – Week Ending 03/25/12

This is the weekly thread for sales numbers. The big news this week are Casey’s debut album numbers. Please post sales numbers when you find them. Thanks!

Album sales from Idol Chatter:

Idol albums
Kelly Clarkson, Stronger (17,000 weekly, +4%, 683,000 release-to-date) (#19 Billboard 200)
Casey James, Casey James (14,000, debut, 14,000) (#23 BB200)
Scotty McCreery, Clear as Day (6,000, -12%, 980,000) (#67 BB200)
Daughtry, Break the Spell (5,000, -17%, 412,000) (#81 BB200)
Ruben Studdard, Letters From Birmingham (3,000, -53%, 9,000) (#161 BB200)
Mandisa, What If We Were Real (2,000, +30%, 159,000)
Daughtry, Daughtry (1,000, -14%)

Idol-related albums
One Direction, Up All Night (feat. the Kelly Clarkson-penned Tell Me a Lie) (55,000, -69%, 232,000) (#4 Billboard 200)
Tyga, Careless World (16,000, -17%, 157,000) (#20 BB200)
Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party (14,000, -1%, 2.463 million) (#25 BB200)
Lana Del Rey, Born to Die (13,000, +30%, 183,000) (#26 BB200)
David Guetta, Nothing but the Beat (9,000, +70%, 275,000) (#39 BB200)
The Civil Wars, Barton Hollow (8,000, +4%, 385,000) (#47 BB200)
Tony Bennett, Duets II (7,000, -27%, 842,000) (#56 BB200)
Various, 2012 Grammy Nominees (7,000, -23%, 296,000) (#60 BB200)
Billy Joel, Opus Collection (Starbucks exclusive) (5,000, debut, 5,000) (#80 BB200)
Various, Now That’s What I Call Music 40 (5,000, +4%, 685,000) (#82 BB200)
Various, WOW Gospel 2012 (4,000, -15%, 77,000) (#99 BB200)
Various, Now That’s What I Call Country Ballads (4,000, -7%, 56,000) (#101 BB200)
Various, WOW Hits 2012 (4,000, -3%, 87,000, 248,000) (#117 BB200)
Various, 2012 ACM Awards Zinepak (feat. Scotty McCreery’s You Make That Look Good) (3,000, debut, 3,000) (#140 BB200)
Aerosmith, Best of Aerosmith: The Millennium Collection (3,000, -2%, 439,000) (#162 BB200)

Single downloads from Idol Chatter:

Kelly Clarkson, Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) (150,000, -7%, 2.414 million)
Carrie Underwood, Good Girl (69,000, -2%, 432,000)
Haley Reinhart, Free (35,000, debut, 35,000)
Kelly Clarkson, Mr. Know It All (15,000, -14%, 1.399 million)
Lana Del Rey, Video Games (13,000, +147%, 153,000)
Jennifer Hudson & Ne-Yo feat. Rick Ross, Think Like a Man (12,000, +7%, 83,000)
Scotty McCreery, The Trouble With Girls (11,000, 24%, 632,000)
Lauren Alaina, Georgia Peaches (9,000, -19%, 120,000)
Jason Aldean/Kelly Clarkson, Don’t You Wanna Stay (7,000, -5%, 2.001 million)
Brad Paisley/Carrie Underwood, Remind Me (7,000, -8%, 1.479 million)
Mandisa, Good Morning (3,000, +4%, 74,000)
Carrie Underwood, How Great Thou Art (2,000, +7%, 309,000)
Mandisa, Stronger (2,000, -4%, 172,000)

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