Idol Sales News – Week Ending 09/15/13

American Idol Judge Keith Urban is predicted to have his second number one album this week. X-Factor UK’s One Direction latest album stays in the top 50 in anticipation of their newest album. Their “Best Song Ever” continues to sell well.

This is the weekly sales thread. Please post numbers as you find them. Thanks!

UPDATE: Yahoo Music confirms the Soundscan charts were re-run. It’s official. Keith Urban’s Fuse tops the BB200 this week.

UPDATE:  Keith Urban’s Fuse missed out on the #1 spot on the BB200 by a hair. Via Yahoo Music

Now, Billboard is saying Keith is #1:

Country star Keith Urban debuts at No. 1 with “Fuse,” edging out the also-arriving “Kiss Land” by the Weeknd at No. 2. Less than 3,000 copies separate the albums, which enter the chart with rounded figures of 98,000 and 96,000, respectively, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (The latest sales tracking week ended Sunday, Sept. 15.)


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