Idol Sales News – Week Ending 11/24/13

Eminem returns to the top of the chart. HDD has, Five Finger Death Punch has the top debut at two. Daughtry debuts in the top 5 while Kelly’s Christmas album continues to sell in the top 10. Susan Boyle is rock-steady at 20th with her Christmas album and Kellie Pickler stays in the top 50 for her second week (and a relatively small drop of 50%). Jordin and Fantasia are on the “Best Man Holiday” soundtrack at 22.

HDD and BB are predicting a 500K+ debut for One Direction. HDD bets 550-600k based on one day sales. Danielle from the Voice is also releasing this week with an estimated 35-40K.

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

Billboard numbers are in!

Billboard 200

1. Marshall Mathers LP 2 – Eminem – 120K – -43%
2. The Wrong Side of Heaven – Five Finger Death Punch – 77K
3. Now 48 – 63K -45%
4. Duck The Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas – 60K – -9%
5. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – 55K
6. Baptized – Daughtry – 55K
7. I Am – Yo Gotti – 48K
8. ARTPOP – Lady Gaga – 46K -82%
9. Wrapped in Red – Kelly Clarkson – 44K – +6%
10. Cities 97 Sampler, Live From Studio C: Vol. 25 – KTCZ (feat Phil Phillips) – 40K (album has a limited run of 40K. It’s sold out)

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US album sales: #6 @CHRIS_Daughtry, Baptized 55,031 (debut).

Digital Songs

6. “Say Something” – A Great Big World feat Christina Aguilera – 121K – +59 (big AMA boost)

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