Sales News – Week Ending 08/13/15

Four new albums topping the charts this week representing 4 different genres. Luke Bryan pulled through mid-week to claim the king of the hill title for this week for Country. Dr. Dre put up a good fight (selling in the 300K range on the combined chart) to get Urban the number 2 spot. Now 55, the latest of the now series, largely represents Pop for third and tobyMac represents Christian music for number 4.

With 85% of reports in, Tori Kelly sits at 48th.

*Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville) 315-330k sales, 325-340k SPS
*Dr. Dre (Aftermath/Interscope) 270-280k, 300-310k
*Now 55 (NOW/Legacy) 70-75k
*tobyMac (Forefront) 30-35k, 35-40k
Descendants (Walt Disney) 20-23k, 28-32k
Taylor Swift (Big Machine/BMLG) 19-22k, 30-35k
Jill Scott (Blues Babe) 15-18k, 16-19k
Future (A1/Freedbandz/Epic) 14-17k, 28-32k
Sam Hunt (MCA Nashville) 14-17k, 25-28k
Twenty One Pilots (Fueled By Ramen) 12-14k, 18-21k
Ed Sheeran (Asylum UK) 12-14k, 27-30k
*Michael Ray (Warner Bros. Nashville) 11-13k, 12-14k
Tyrese (Voltron) 12-14k, 13-15k
Zac Brown Band (Southern Ground/Varvatos/BMLG/Republic) 10-12k
*Never Shout Never (Loveway/Warner Bros.) 10-12k


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