Idol Sales News – Week Ending 03/09/08

Idol Related Sales Numbers after the jump (Billboard issue date 03/22/08)

Digital Download Numbers
3 Jordin Sparks “No Air” 114, 040 (11%; lw 102, 641) Total: 595, 967 (4) **NOW GOLD**
26 Paula Abdul “Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow” 34, 104 (-3%; lw 35, 091) Total: 150, 241 (25)
27 Carrie Underwood “All-American Girl 33, 619 (-2%; lw 34, 457) Total: 276, 525 (26)
30 Jordin Sparks “Tattoo” 31, 913 (-5%; lw 33, 575) Total: 1, 381, 470 (27)
52 Daughtry …Feels Like Tonight 22K (-4%; lw 23, 271 ) Total: 205K (49)
96 Carrie Underwood …Before He Cheats 14K (-7%; lw 15K) Total: 2.22M (87)
101 Daughtry …Over You 13K (-7%; lw 14K) Total: 921K (95)
128 Blake Lewis “How Many Words” 10, 182 (2511%; lw 390) Total: 39, 846 (OFF)
129 Daughtry …Home 10K (-8%; lw 11K) Total: 1.38M (118)
171 Daughtry …It Not Over 8K (-2%; lw 8.5K) Total: 1.69M (165)

Idol Related Downloads:
1 Jeff Buckley “Hallelujah” 177, 824 (7149%; lw 2, 453) Total: 565, 773 (OFF) **NOW GOLD**
12 Leona Lewis “Bleeding Love” 59, 196 (47%; lw 40, 249) Total: 197, 363 (21)
114 Pat Benatar “Love is a Battlefield” 11, 408 (343%; lw 2, 573) Total: 288, 860 (OFF)

Album Numbers
23 Daughtry “Daughtry” 20, 576 (-11%; lw 23, 078) Total: 3, 861, 912 (20)
33 Carrie Underwood “Carnival Ride” 16, 525 (-7%; lw 17, 805) Total: 1, 908, 159 (30)
34 Jordin Sparks “Jordin Sparks” 16, 264 (10%; lw 14, 737) Total: 554, 654 (49)
58 Carrie Underwood “Some Hearts” 11, 494 (-12%; lw 13, 071) Total: 6, 314, 973 (58)
154 Blake Lewis “Audio Day Dream” 4, 719 (135%; lw 2, 007) Total: 273, 579 (OFF)

Off Chart:
Kelly Clarkson …Breakaway 3.1K (lw 3.2K)
Kellie Pickler …Small Town Girl 2.6K (lw 2.5K)
Bucky Covington …Bucky Covington 1.3K (lw 1.3K)
Kelly Clarkson …My December 1.2K (lw 1.3K)
Elliott Yamin …Elliott Yamin 1.1K ( lw 1156)
Mandisa …True Beauty 700 (lw 600)
Fantasia …Fantasia 600 ( lw 614)
Bo Bice …See the Light 500 (lw 500)
Katharine McPhee …Katharine McPhee 200 ( lw 200)
Clay Aiken A Thousand Different Ways 100 (lw 200)
Constantine …Constantine 100 (lw 100)
Taylor Hicks …Taylor Hicks 100 (lw 100)
Kimberley Locke …Based on a True Story 100 (lw 100)
Paris Bennett Princess P 100

From Billboard:
¢ Album units, current chart week: 7.68 million units
¢ DOWN 3.5% from last issue’s charts: 7.95 million units
¢ DOWN 11.3% from same week, 2007: 8.66 million units

31% of Jeff Buckley’s “Hallelujah” downloads that ever sold were sold in the past week.

Rounded numbers from Ken Barnes on Idol Chatter. Ken did not have time to post album numbers this week. Updated with numbers from the next week (but no totals)

Please post numbers as you find them. Thanks!

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