Kris Allen Bows at #11 on the BB200, Sells 80K

The official Soundscan numbers are in for the first week sales of Kris Allen’s self-titled, post-Idol debut.

Kris Allen bows on the Billboard 200 at #11, moving 80K units. Unfortunately, the final number is lower than the HDD prediction of 85K

Kris replaces Jordin Sparks as the Idol with the lowest 1st week sales and Billboard 200 chart debut.

Here’s how it shakes out for all the Idols:

1. Ruben Studdard – Soulful – 416, 569 – 10/14/03 #1
2. Carrie Underwood – Some Hearts – 314, 549 – 11/15/05 – #2
3. Taylor Hicks – Taylor Hicks – 298, 199 – 12/12/06 – #2
4. Kelly Clarkson – Thankful – 297, 000 – 4/15/03 – #1
5. David Cook – David Cook – 279, 578 – 11/1808 – #3
6. Fantasia – Free Yourself – 239, 389 – 11/23/04 – #8
7. Jordin Sparks –   Jordin Sparks – 119, 119 – 11/20/07 – #10
8. Kris Allen – Kris Allen – 80K   (rounded) – 11/17/09 – #11

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