Idols In Concert – Stats – 01/05/12

This week, we have concert stats from Kelly, Clay, Scotty, Archie and Australian Idol’s first winner, Guy. For those agog at Adele’s numbers, here is Billboard with a rundown of her impressive achievements.

2 Z100 Jingle Ball: Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, Pitbull, LMFAO, David Guetta, Foster the People, Gym Class Heroes, Hot Chelle Rae, Kelly Clarkson, Karmin, The Script
New York, N.Y.; Madison Square Garden
Dec. 9, 2011
$2,500,710; 17,008 of 17,008 (SOLD-OUT)
Ticket Prices: $446.50, $346.50, $196.50, $46.50

45 Lionel Richie, Guy Sebastian
Auckland, New Zealand; Vector Arena
March 18, 2011
$387,477; 4,536 of 4,721 (97%)
Ticket Prices: $580.95, $74.63

62 True Colors Fund Presents Cyndi Lauper and Friends with Norah Jones, Lou Reed, Rosie O’Donnell, Carson Kressley, Amy Lee, Chely Wright, Skylar Grey, Vanessa Carlton, Angelique Kidjo, Harvey Fierstein, Debbie Harry, Alan Cumming, Cassandra Wilson, Clay Aiken
New York, N.Y.; Beacon Theatre
Dec. 4, 2011
$264,559; 2,796 of 2,796 (SOLD-OUT)
Ticket Prices: $495.50, $145.50, $70.50, $30.50

72 WTMX Miracle on State Street: The Fray, Kelly Clarkson, Christina Perri
Chicago, Ill.; Chicago Theatre
Dec. 2, 2011
$212,508; 3,540 of 3,540 (SOLD-OUT)
Ticket Prices: $72, $62, $52

113 WQDR Country For Kids: Scotty McCreery, Brantley Gilbert, Jerrod Niemann, Jason Michael Carroll
Durham, N.C.; Durham Performing Arts Center
Nov. 30, 2011
$93,365; 2,649 of 2,712 (98%)
Ticket Prices: $75, $25

174 David Archuleta
Anaheim, Calif.; City National Grove of Anaheim
Dec. 17, 2011
$25,040; 659 of 1,024 (64%)
Ticket Prices: $45, $35

Was Glee’s Damian McGinty here for these?
101 Celtic Thunder
Hershey, Pa.; Hershey Theatre
Nov. 27, 2011
$116,995; 1,936 of 1,936 (SOLD-OUT)
Ticket Prices: $65

124 Celtic Thunder
Atlantic City, N.J.; Harrah’s
Nov. 25, 2011
$73,372; 1,200 of 1,200 (SOLD-OUT)
Ticket Prices: $80, $40


The Nielsen Company & Billboard’s 2011 Music Industry Report

Album Sales Up for the First Time Since 2004

Digital Track & Digital Album Sales Reach New Highs

Overall Music Sales Break 1.6 Billion Mark for First Time

2011 TOP TEN SELLING DIGITAL ALBUMS
(1/3/2011-1/1/2012)
1 21/ Adele 1,801,000
2 Born This Way/ Lady Gaga 877,000
3 Sigh No More/ Mumford & Sons 761,000
4 Watch The Throne/ Jay Z & Kanye West 608,000
5 The Carter IV/ Lil’ Wayne 603,000
6 Mylo Xyloto/ Coldplay 573,000
7 Take Care/ Drake 467,000
8 Christmas/ Michael Buble 348,000
9 Teenage Dream/ Katy Perry 299,000
10. Torches/ Foster The People 294,000

2011 TOP TEN VINYL ALBUMS
(1/3/2011-1/1/2012)
1 Abbey Road/ Beatles 41,000
2 Helplessness Blues/ Fleet Foxes 29,700
3 Bon Iver/ Bon Iver 27,200
4 Sigh No More/ Mumford & Sons 26,800
5 King Of Limbs/ Radiohead 20,800
6 21/ Adele 16,500
7 For Emma Forever Ago/ Bon Iver 16,200
8 Whole Love/ Wilco 14,900
9 Brothers/ Black Keys 14,200
10. El Camino/ Black Keys 13,800

2011 TOP TEN SELLING ARTISTS
(Based on Album sales from 1/3/2011-1/1/2012)
1 Adele 6,744,000
2 Justin Bieber 3,393,000
3 Michael Buble 2,985,000
4 Lady Gaga 2,828,000
5 Lil’ Wayne 2,651,000
6 Lady Antebellum 2,180,000
7 Glee Cast 2,104,000
8 Jason Aldean 1,884,000
9 Taylor Swift 1,847,000
10. Drake 1,591,000

2011 TOP TEN SELLING DIGITAL ARTISTS
(Based on digital track sales from 1/3/2011 – 1/1/2012)
1 Katy Perry 15,187,000
2 Adele 14,247,000
3 Rihanna 13,918,000
4 Glee Cast 13,580,000
5 Lady Gaga 12,768,000
6 Lil Wayne 12,335,000
7 LMFAO 10,507,000
8 Bruno Mars 10,443,000
9 Eminem 9,264,000
10. Chris Brown 8,770,000

Top 10 Most Played Songs (spins)
1 Rolling In The Deep/ Adele 658,000
2 Give Me Everything/ Pitbull feat Ne-yo,Afrojack 620,000
3 Party Rock Anthem/ LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & G 571,000
4 E.T./ Katy Perry 526,000
5 Firework/ Katy Perry 509,000
6 F**kin’ Perfect/ P!nk 501,000
7 Grenade/ Bruno Mars 483,000
8 Moves Like Jagger/ Maroon 5 feat Christina Aguilera 465,000
9 Just Can’t Get Enough/ Black Eyed Peas 457,000
10. Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)/ Katy Perry 450,000

Top 10 Artist Airplay (spins)
1 Katy Perry 1,457,000
2 Bruno Mars 1,440,000
3 Lady Gaga 1,261,000
4 P!nk 1,182,000
5 Rihanna 1,127,000
6 Adele 1,118,000
7 Taylor Swift 1,094,000
8 Black Eyed Peas 955,000
9 Lady Antebellum 916,000
10. Britney Spears 900,000

SOUNDSCAN ERA

TOP TEN SELLING ARTISTS
(Based on album sales from 1991-1/1/2012)
1 Garth Brooks 68,561,000
2 Beatles 63,299,000
3 Mariah Carey 53,612,000
4 Metallica 53,170,000
5 Celine Dion 51,492,000
6 George Strait 43,310,000
7 Eminem 41,166,000
8 Tim McGraw 40,169,000
9 Alan Jackson 38,860,000
10. Pink Floyd 37,228,000

TOP TEN SELLING ALBUMS
(1991 – 1/1/2012)
1 Metallica/ Metallica 15,735,000
2 Come On Over/ Shania Twain 15,513,000
3 Jagged Little Pill/ Alanis Morissette 14,714,000
4 Millennium/ Backstreet Boys 12,168,000
5 Beatles 1/ Beatles 11,985,000
6 Soundtrack/ Bodyguard 11,829,000
7 Supernatural/ Santana 11,772,000
8 Human Clay/ Creed 11,574,000
9 No Strings Attached/ N Sync 11,122,000
10. Falling Into You/ Celine Dion 10,790,000

TOP TEN SELLING DIGITAL SONGS
(7/4/2004-1/1/2012)
Title/Artist Units Sold
1 I Gotta Feeling/ Black Eyed Peas 7,688,000
2 Poker Face/ Lady Gaga 6,529,000
3 Just Dance/ Lady Gaga feat. Colby O’Donis 6,458,000
4 Boom Boom Pow/ Black Eyed Peas 6,267,000
5 Low/ Flo Rida Feat. T-Pain 6,152,000
6 Tik Tok/ Ke$ha 6,149,000
7 Rolling In The Deep/ Adele 5,921,000
8 I’m Yours/ Jason Mraz 5,919,000
9 Hey, Soul Sister/ Train 5,741,000
10. Dynamite/ Taio Cruz 5,719,000

TOP TEN SELLING DIGITAL ALBUMS
(7/4/2004 – 1/1/2012)
1 21/ Adele 1,801,000
2 Sigh No More/ Mumford & Sons 1,103,000
3 Recovery/ Eminem 1,081,000
4 Fame/ Lady Gaga 1,010,000
5 Born This Way/ Lady Gaga 877,000
6 Viva La Vida/ Coldplay 841,000
7 Fearless/ Taylor Swift 785,000
8 Only By The Night/ Kings Of Leon710,000
9 Soundtrack/ Twilight 682,000
10. Speak Now/ Taylor Swift 681,000

TOP TEN SELLING DIGITAL ARTISTS
(Based on digital track sales from 7/4/2004-1/1/2012)
1 Rihanna 47,571,000
2 Black Eyed Peas 42,405,000
3 Eminem 42,290,000
4 Lady Gaga 42,078,000
5 Taylor Swift 41,821,000
6 Katy Perry 37,620,000
7 Lil’ Wayne 36,788,000
8 Beyonce 30,439,000
9 Kanye West 30,242,000
10. Britney Spears 28,665,000

Adele’s top honors for 2011:
Best Selling Artist based on Album sales – 6.7 million
Best Selling Album (21) – 5.8 million
Best Selling Physical Album (21) – 4.0 million
Best Selling Digital Album (21) – 1.8 million
Best Selling Digital Album of All Time (21) – 1.8 million
Best Selling Internet Album (21) – 321,000
Best Selling Digital Song (“Rolling In The Deep”) – 5.8 million
Best Selling Digital Track (“Rolling In The Deep”) – 5.7 million
Most Played Song on the Radio (“Rolling In The Deep”) – 658,000 detections

Read the report HERE.

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