Idol Sales News – Week Ending 06/06/10

This is the second weekend after the Idol finale, so let’s see how things are trending. Are our new Idols sustaining sales or are they already fading from the charts?

But, first, some album news and it is pretty grim, I must say. The good news for Idol watchers is that Clay Aiken debuted in the top 10. The bad news for everybody in the music biz is that he had the 9th best selling album and it only moved 22K. And it isn’t January. Gah!

All the other Idol albums but one suffered a drop in sales. Anybody want some anti-depressants before the music executives eat them all?

ETA: Now with download numbers!

Download Numbers
Carrie Underwood “Undo It” 64K (-7%%) Total: 284K
Lee DeWyze “Beautiful Day” 37K (-61%) Total: 133K
Lee DeWyze “Hallelujah” 33K (-47%) Total: 96K
Lee DeWyze & Crystal Bowersox “Falling Slowly” 30K (-33%) Total: 74K
Adam Lambert “Whataya Want From Me” 28K (-9%) Total: 1.279M
Crystal Bowersox “Up to the Mountain” 15K (-70%, ) Total: 63K
Kris Allen “Live Like We’re Dying” 14K (-10%) Total: 1.457M
Lee DeWyze “The Boxer” 11K (-58%) Total: 37K
Daughtry “Life After You” 11K (-10%) Total: 737K
Carrie Underwood “Cowboy Casanova” 10K (-1%) Total: 1.369M
Carrie Underwood “Temporary Home” 10K (-3%) Total: 497K
Carrie Underwood “Before He Cheats” 5K (-6%) Total: 3.014M
Carrie Underwood “All-American Girll” 4K (+1%) Total: 1.214M
Kellie Pickler “Best Days of Your Life” 3K (+12%) Total: 1.03M
Kellie Pickler “Makin’ Me Fall in Love Again” 3K (+52%) Total: 33K

Album Numbers
9 Clay Aiken “Tried and True” 22K (NEW) 22K
12 Various “Now That’s What I Call Music! 33” 20K (0%; lw 20K) Total: 541K (15)
24 Carrie Underwood “Play On” 15K (-3%; lw 16K) Total: 1.575M (24)
72 Daughtry “Leave This Town” 6K (-3%; lw 6K) Total: 1.07M (77)
78 Adam Lambert “For Your Entertainment” 5K (-14%; lw 6K) Total: 657K (72)
131 Various “American Idol – Season 9” 4K (-20%; 5K) Total: 21K (lw 110)
133 Various “Now That’s What I Call Music! 32” 4K (-1%; lw 4K) Total: 908K (lw 139)
147 Daughtry “Daughtry” 4K (+43%) Total: 4.683M
170 Various “WOW Hits 2010” 3K (-7%; lw 3K) Total: 377K (156)
191 Various “Radio Disney Jams 12” 3K (-2%; lw 3K) Total: 57K (185)
Carrie Underwood “Some Hearts” 3K (+8%) Total: 6.986M
Danny Gokey “My Best Days” 2K (-9%) Total: 161K
HS 13 Lee DeWyze “Season 9 Favorite Performances” 2K (-22%; lw 2K) Total: 4K
HS 14 Crystal Bowersox “Season 9 Favorite Performances” 2K (-24%; lw 2K) Total: 4K
HS 16 Lee DeWyze “Slumberland” 2K (-28%; lw 2K) Total: 9K
Kris Allen “Kris Allen 2K (-21%%) Total: 305K
Kellie Pickler “Kellie Pickler” 2K (+38%) Total: 412K
Mandisa “Freedom” 1K (-25%) Total: 111K

Rounded numbers from Brian over at Idol Chatter.

HS = Heatseekers (a bubbling under chart. Albums cannot appear hear if they have been in the BB200)

Just for Fun: Coronation Songs, Second Weeks:
Disclaimer: I only started collecting stats in Season 5 so stats for S1-S4 are based on digging through old news articles. I’m missing stats for Kelly’s, Ruben’s and Diana’s second week.

1. David Cook “Time of My Life” 163, 287 (-31%; lw 236, 024) Total: 399, 311 (1)
2. Clay Aiken “This is the Night” 144K (-63%; lw 393K) Total: 537K
3. Taylor Hicks “Do I Make You Proud” 117, 414 (-48%; lw 227, 946) Total: 345, 832
4. Carrie Underwood “Inside Your Heaven”: 95, 667 (-43%; lw 170, 528) Total: 266, 195
5. Kris Allen “No Boundaries” 86, 081 (-36%; lw 134, 458) Total: 220, 539
6. Fantasia “I Believe” 81K (-43%; lw 142, 141) Total: 223K
7. Bo Bice: “Inside Your Heaven” 71, 869 (-40%: lw 121, 423) Total: 193, 292
8. Blake Lewis “You Give Love a Bad Name” 60, 340 (-14%) Total: 130, 473
9. Jordin Sparks “This is My Now” 53, 619 (-28%) Total: 127, 922
10. Katharine McPhee “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”: 48, 610 (-35%; lw 74, 965) Total: 124, 173
11. Lee DeWyze “Beautiful Day” 37K (-61%; lw 95K) Total: 133K
12. Adam Lambert “No Boundaries” 23, 708 (-34%; lw 35, 984) Total: 59, 692
13. Crystal Bowersox “Up to the Mountain” 15K (-70%; lw 49K) Total: 63K

Justin and Archie did not have coronation singles. Some do not consider YGLaBN to be Blake’s coronation single (his version of TiMN was not released).

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