Idol Soundscan Year-End Sales for 2009

USA Today’s Brian Mansfield just posted Soundscan 2009 year-end numbers for Idol albums. Note: Unlike the Billboard numbers, which cut off in November, these figures are for all of 2009

via Idol Chatter

Here’s how the numbers shook out:

Best selling album of 2009 – Taylor Swift, Fearless 3.217M
Best selling album released in 2009 – Susan Boyle, I Dreamed a Dream – 3.104M.

Idol Soundscan Top 200

19. Carrie UnderwoodPlay On 0n – 1.183M
31. DaughtryLeave this Town – 862K
33. Kelly ClarksonAll I Ever Wanted – 815K
73. David CookDavid Cook – 464K
74. Carrie UnderwoodCarnival Ride – 461K
81. Adam LambertFor Your Entertainment – 434K
144. DaughtryDaughtry – 267K
158. Carrie UnderwoodSome Hearts – 251K
166. Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Hudson -239K
183. Kris AllenKris Allen – 228K
191. Kellie PicklerKellie Pickler – 218K

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