Idol Sales News – Week Ending 01/25/09

Idol Related Sales Numbers after the jump (Billboard issue date 2/07/09)

Digital Downloads
1 Kelly Clarkson “My Life Would Suck Without You” 279, 605 (NEW) Total: 279, 605 (NEW)
25 David Cook “Light On” 49, 488 (-27%; lw 67, 995) Total: 641, 844 (17)
46 David Archuleta “Crush” 33, 258 (-17%; lw 39, 909) Total: 1, 482, 347 (37)
140 David Cook “Time of My Life” 10K (-27%; lw 13, 827) Total: 1.1M
169 David Archuleta “A Little Too Not Over You” 8K (lw 10K) Total: 75K (143)

Jordin Sparks “One Step at a Time” 12K Total: 1.2M
Carrie Underwood “Before He Cheats” 9K Total: 2.6M
Carrie Underwood: “Just a Dream” 13K Total: 602K
Daughtry “What About Now” 11K Total: 447K
Kelly Clarkson “Since U Been Gone” 8K Total: 1.8M

Songs featured on the Show last week:
146 Same Cooke “Change is Gonna Come” 12, 445 (301%; lw 3, 106) Total: 161, 678 (OFF)
*This song was also featured a lot during inauguration week, so I’m not sure Idol gets the credit for this one. It was sung by Ryan Johnson who was given a gold ticket.

Albums
14 David Cook “David Cook” 24, 417 (-20%; lw 30, 586) Total: 918, 555 (10)
52 David Archuleta “David Archuleta” 9, 519 (7%, 8, 855 ) Total: 609, 571 (53)
70 Carrie Underwood “Carnival Ride” 7, 384 (10%; lw 6, 725 ) Total: 2, 615, 410 (69)
77 Jennifer Hudson “Jennifer Hudson” 6, 941 (-14%; lw 8, 040) Total: 575, 749
194 Kellie Pickler “Kellie Pickler” 2, 583 (26%; lw 2, 054) Total: 164, 175
(OFF) (27 this week on Country)

Jordin Sparks “Jordin Sparks” 2K Total: 992K
Carrie Underwood “Some Hearts” 5K Total: 6.7M

Digital Albums (totals included above)
25 David Cook “David Cook” 3k (-54%; lw 7K) Total: >100K (7)

Rounded numbers from Brian over at Idol Chatter

From Billboard:
¢ Album units, current chart week: 6.4 million units
¢ UP 9.1% from last week’s charts: 5.9 million units
¢ DOWN 12% from same week, 2008: 7.3 million units

Please post numbers as you find them. Thanks!

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