Idol Sales News – Week Ending 01/18/09

Idol Related Sales Numbers after the jump (Billboard issue date 1/31/09)

Digital Downloads
17 David Cook “Light On” 67, 995 (80%; lw 37, 714) Total: 592, 356 (43)
37 David Archuleta “Crush” 39, 909 (9%; lw 36, 472) Total: 1, 449, 089 (47)
131 David Cook “Time of My Life” 13, 827 (53%; lw 9, 065) Total: 1, 085, 587 (OFF)

Songs sung on the Show:
47 Bon Jovi “Livin’ On a Prayer” 33, 253 (2%; lw 32, 601) Total: 1, 323, 656 (52)
70 Bon Jovi “Wanted Dead or Alive” 23, 622 (86%; lw 12, 685) Total: 1, 168, 652 (161)
133 Vanessa Carlton “A Thousand Miles” 13, 694 (283%; lw 3, 573) Total: 5, 640, 40 (OFF)
142 Cascada “Everytime We Touch” 13, 071 (67%; lw 7, 806) Total: 1, 770, 071 (OFF)

Album Numbers

10 David Cook “David Cook” 31K (58%; lw 19, 394 ) Total: 892K (18)
53 David Archuleta “David Archuleta” ~9K (6%; lw 8, 349) Total: 597K (62)
57 Jennifer Hudson “Jennifer Hudson” 6K ( 44%; lw 5, 601) Total: ~569 (92)
69 Carrie Underwood “Carnival Ride” 7K (-9%; lw 7, 381) Total: 2.6M (68)
97 Daughtry “Daughtry” 5K (7%; lw 4, 801) Total: 4.4M (104)

Kellie Pickler 2K (lw 2, 410) Total: 162K (200)

¢ Album units, current chart week: 5.9 million units
¢ DOWN 5.7% from last issue’s charts: 6.3 million units
¢ DOWN 15.4% from same week, 2008: 7 million units

Rounded numbers from Brian at Idol Chatter
Please post them as you find them. Thanks.

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