Idol Sales News – Week Ending 12/14/08

Idol Related Sales Numbers after the jump (Billboard issue date 12/27/08)


Digital Download Numbers:
37 David Archuleta “Crush” 27, 816 (-12%; lw 31, 511) Total: 1, 145, 510 (32)
48 David Cook “Light On” 21, 290 (11%; lw 19, 262) Total: 319, 505 (60)
104 Carrie Underwood “Just A Dream 12K (-17%; lw 14K) Total: 455K (86)
119 Jordin Sparks “No Air” 10K (-7%; lw 11K) Total: 2.62M (112)
138 Jennifer Hudson “Spotlight” 9K (1%; lw 9K) Total: 341K (143)

Update:
David Cook “Time of My Life” 5.7K (lw 5.2K) Total: 1.01M

Album Numbers:
10 David Cook …David Cook 103, 544 (19%; lw 87, 069) Total: 582, 048 (10)
21 David Archuleta …David Archuleta 59, 077 (6%; lw 55, 699) Total: 430, 492 (19)
50 Carrie Underwood …Carnival Ride 26, 942 (35%; lw 20, 017 ) Total: 2, 516, 976 (53)
81 Jennifer Hudson …Jennifer Hudson 15, 223 (8%; lw 14, 087) Total: 503, 728 (72)
104 Daughtry …Daughtry 11, 046 (24%; lw 8, 291) Total: 4, 314, 738 (111)
140 Kellie Pickler …Kellie Pickler 8, 333 (24%; lw 6, 745) Total: 129, 189 (141)
191 Jordin Sparks …Jordin Sparks 5, 431 (18%; lw 4, 603) Total: 970, 649 (199)

Idol Related:
58 David Foster “Hit Man” 22K (60%) Total: 71K (75)

Off-Chart
Carrie Underwood …Some Hearts 15K ( lw 23K) Total: 6.63M
Elliott Yamin “My Kind of Holiday” 2.7K (lw 2K) Total: 11K
Bucky Covington …Bucky Covington 2.5K (lw 2K) Total: 391K
Kristy Lee Cook …Why Wait 1.1K (lw 1K) Total: 27K
Kelly Clarkson …Breakaway 1.4K (lw 1.2K) Total: 6.03M
Kellie Pickler …Small Town Girl 1.2K (lw 1K) Total: 798K
Clay Aiken …Merry Christmas With Love 1K (lw 900) Total: 1.37M
Kelly Clarkson …My December 700 (lw 500) Total: 780K
Josh Gracin …We Werent Crazy 700 (lw 500) Total: 71K
Clay Aiken …On My Way Here 600 (lw 400) Total: 156K
Kelly Clarkson …Thankful 500 (lw 400) Total: 2.71M
Mandisa …It Christmas 500 (lw 400) Total: 2.4K
Mandisa …True Beauty 500 (lw 400) Total: 100K SS
Elliott Yamin “Elliott Yamin” 300 (lw 200) Total: 518K
Chris Sligh …Running Back To You 300 (lw 200) Total: 14K SS
Fantasia …Fantasia 200 (lw 200) Total: 519K
Katharine McPhee …Katharine McPhee 200 (lw 100) Total: 374K
Blake Lewis …Audio Day Dream 200 (lw 200) Total: 304K
Brooke …Songs from the Attic 200 (lw 200) Total: 12K
Bo Bice …See The Light 100 (lw 100) Total: 62K
Phil Stacey …Phil Stacey 100 Total: 36K
Ace Young “Ace Young” 100 Total: 9K
Taylor Hicks …Early Works 100 Total: 4K
Kimberley Locke “Christmas” 100 Total: 2.8K

*Elliott Yamin was not mentioned in this update, but I’m pretty sure both of his albums sold more than 100.

Update:
Josh Gracin’s First Album is at 700K
Paris “Royal Christmas” Total: 200

Rounded Numbers from Ken Barnes at Idol Chatter.

Sales Trends from Billboard:
¢ Album units, current chart week: 12.9 million units
¢ UP 14% from last issue’s charts: 11.3 million units
¢ DOWN 28% from same week, 2007: 18 million units

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