Idol Sales News – Week Ending 08/28/11

Now with numbers!

Album Numbers: (Idol Chatter)
30 Scotty McCreery “American Idol Season 10: Scotty McCreery EP” 11K ( -7%; lw 12, 346) Total: 156K (28)
104 Lauren Alaina “American Idol Season 10: Lauren Alaina EP” 4K (-20%; lw 5, 128) Total: 67K (75)
179 Haley Reinhart “American Idol Season 10: Haley Reinhart EP” 3K (-16%; lw 3, 229) Total: 54K (148)
189 James Durbin “American Idol Season 10: James Durbin EP” 3K (-20%; lw 3, 283) Total: 56K (144)
Jennifer Hudson “I Remember Me” 2K (-20%; lw 3, 001) Total: 394K (163)
David Cook “This Loud Morning” 2K (-9%; lw 2K) Total: 89K
Jack and [Brooke] White “Gemini” 2K (Debut) Total: 2K
Carrie Underwood “Play On” 2K (-7%; lw 1, 710) Total: 2.031M
Mandisa “What If We Were Real” 1K (-32%; lw 2K) Total: 62K
Daughtry “Daughtry” 1K (-20%; lw 1K)

Idol-related albums

9 Jason Aldean “My Kinda Party” 29K (-22%; lw 37, 380) Total: 1.762M (5)
28 Brad Paisley “This Is Country Music” 12K (-8%; lw 13, 000) Total: 448K (26)
96 Big Time Rush “BTR” 4K (-14%) Total: 574K (78)
143 Jennifer Lopez “Love?” 3K (-10%) Total: 251K (127)

Download Numbers (Idol Chatter)
Brad Paisley/Carrie Underwood “Remind Me” 62K (-9%; lw 68, 647) Total: 799K (lw 18)
David Guetta feat. Jennifer Hudson “Night of Your Life” 27K (NEW) Total: 27K
Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull “On the Floor” 24K (-14%) Total: 27K
Jason Aldean/Kelly Clarkson “Don’t You Wanna Stay” 21K (-23%; 27, 737) Total: 1.629M (lw 51)
Jennifer Lopez feat. Lil. Wayne “I’m Into You” 20K (-34%)
Scotty McCreery “I Love You This Big” 20K (-15%; lw 32, 399) Total: 546K (lw 67)
Tyga feat. Chris Richardson “Far Away” 10K (-5%; lw 10, 835) Total: ~111K (lw 161)
Lauren Alaina “Like My Mother Does” 6K (-10%; lw 7K) Total: 259K
Kellie Pickler “Tough” 5K (+38%) Total: 42K
Mandisa “Stronger” 2K (-8%; lw 2K) Total: 104K
Mandisa “Good Morning” <1K (-3%) Total: 18K

From BB:
Total Albums TW: 5.14M (down 4% from last week (5.35M); up less than 1% from same week last year (5.13M))
Total: YTD Albums: 199.91M (up 2% from same point last year (195.33M)).
It is the 14th week in a row where year-to-date album volume is greater than the same time in the prior year.

Digital Tracks TW: 22.44M (down 3% from last week (23.12M) and up 13% from same week last year (19.88M)).
YTD Digital Trakcs: 845.91M (up 11% from same week last year (762.37 M)).

Last Week’s Numbers

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