Idol Sales News – Week Ending 01/11/09

Idol Related Sales Numbers after the jump (Billboard issue date 1/24/09)

Digital Downloads
43 David Cook “Light On” 37, 714 (-35%; lw 57, 735) Total: 524, 361 (39) **NOW GOLD**
47 David Archuleta “Crush” 36, 472 (-46%; lw 68, 043) Total: 1, 409, 180 (29)

Jordin Sparks “No Air” 23, 686 (-41%; lw 40, 352) Total: 2, 741, 189
Jordin Sparks “One Step At A Time” 15, 803 (-47%; lw 29, 896) Total: 1, 130, 879

Albums
18 David Cook “David Cook” 19, 394 (-37%; lw 30, 595) Total: 861, 656 (16)
62 David Archuleta “David Archuleta” 8, 349 (-41% 14, 157) Total: 588, 559 (51)
68 Carrie Underwood “Carnival Ride” 7, 381 (-25%; lw 9, 782) Total: 2, 601, 301 (74)
92 Jennifer Hudson “Jennifer Hudson” 5, 601 (-33%; lw 8, 372) Total: 560, 768 (89)
104 Daughtry “Daughtry” 4, 801 (-26%; lw 6, 487) Total: 4, 357, 640 (110)
200 Kellie Pickler “Kellie Pickler” 2, 410 (-33%; lw 3, 593) Total: 159, 538 (199)

Idol Related Albums:
81 Various Artists “Hit Man: David Foster and Friends” 6, 554 (-15%: lw 7, 690) Total: 125, 896 (96)

Digital Album Numbers (included in Album numbers above):
39 COOK*DAVID DAVID COOK 2, 901 (-34%; lw 4, 387) Total: 92, 240 (36)

Alternative Albums (Included in Album numbers above):
28 Daughtry “Daughtry” (31)

Rock Albums (Included in Album numbers above):
5 David Cook “David Cook” (4)
37 Daughtry “Daughtry” (39)

Top Hard Music (Included in Album numbers above)
21 Daughtry “Daughtry” (20)

Top Country Albums (Inluded in Album Numbers Above):
9 Carrie Underwood “Carnival Ride” (9)
28 Kellie Pickler “Kellie Pickler” (26)

Top Internet Albums (Included in Album Numbers Above):
1 Various Artists “Hit Man: David Foster and Friends” 2, 450 (21%; lw 2, 022) (6)
22 David Cook 947 (-13%; lw 1, 083) (21)

¢ Album units, current chart week: 6.3 million units
¢ DOWN 26.5% from last issue’s charts: 8.5 million units
¢ DOWN 13.8% from same week, 2007: 7.3 million units
Total Sales in the Top 200 1, 751, 563 (-28%; lw 2, 444, 012) 114, 003, 767

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