Idol Sales News – Week Ending 10/21/12

Jason Aldean will top the album chart. Idol’s Scotty McCreery should be in the top 5.

Meanwhile, over on the digital chart, Phil’s “Home” should sell platinum this week since it was a hair under last week (1,999,247) and only needed to sell 753 copies.

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

Idol albums Via Idol Chatter

Scotty McCreery, Christmas With Scotty (41,000, debut, 41,000) (#4 Billboard 200)
Carrie Underwood, Blown Away (14,000, +8%, 864,000) (#25 BB200)
Kelly Clarkson, Stronger (3,000, +3%, 946,000) (#145 BB200)
Mandisa, What If We Were Real (2,000, +12%, 222,000)
Scotty McCreery, Clear as Day (2,000, +16%, 1.119 million)
Carrie Underwood, Some Hearts (1,000, -19%, 7.243 million)
Carrie Underwood, Play On (1,000, -6%, 2.144 million)
Carrie Underwood, Carnival Ride (1,000, -2%, 3.287 million)
Casey James, Casey James (less than 1,000, +1%, 55,000)
Daughtry, Daughtry (less than 1,000, -27%)
Mandisa, It’s Christmas (less than 1,000, -2%, 33,000)
Casey Abrams, Casey Abrams (less than 1,000, +19%, 17,000)
Jason Castro, Starting Line EP (less than 1,000, +30%, 2,000)

Idol-related albums

One Direction, Up All Night (15,000, -16%, 1.302 million) (#21 Billboard 200)
Various, WOW Hits 2013 (feat. tracks from Mandisa and Jason Castro) (10,000, -3%, 43,000) (#41 BB200)
Soundtrack, Rock of Ages (8,000, +22%, 215,000) (#48 BB200)
Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party (7,000, +27%, 2.787 million) (#57 BB200)
David Guetta, Nothing but the Beat (3,000, -37%, 407,000) (#133 BB200)

Idol Track Sales via Idol Chatter

Kelly Clarkson, Catch My Breath (87,000, debut, 88,000)
Phillip Phillips, Home (81,000, +2%, 2.08 million)
Carrie Underwood, Blown Away (55,000, -4%, 1.117 million)
Kelly Clarkson, Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) (13,000, +4%, 3.838 million)
Casey James, Crying on a Suitcase (12,000, +2%, 108,000)
Kelly Clarkson, Dark Side (10,000, -4%, 594,000)
Carrie Underwood, Good Girl (8,000, -5%, 1.388 million)
Jason Aldean/Kelly Clarkson, Don’t You Wanna Stay (5,000, +13%, 2.188 million)
Brad Paisley/Carrie Underwood, Remind Me (5,000, +8%, 1.669 million)
Mandisa feat. TobyMac, Good Morning (4,000, +1%, 216,000)
Scotty McCreery, Christmas in Heaven (2,000, debut, 2,000)
Carrie Underwood, How Great Thou Art (2,000, +10%, 371,000)
Mandisa, Stronger (2,000, -5%, 214,000)
Jason Castro, Only a Mountain (1,000, +8%, 19,000)
Colton Dixon, Never Gone (1,000, -17%, 28,000)

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