Sales News – Week Ending 08/27/15

The much delayed Billboard update is now here and the sales numbers should be finalized today. Last week, two albums debuted at the top of BB charts and this week we have debuts from Carly Rae Jepsen and Jordin Sparks.

Two debuts this week that top chart. Melanie Martinez from the Voice tops the Alternative Album charts with “Cry Baby”. Meanwhile, from AGT, Emily West debuts at the top of the Heatseakers – South Central chart.

“Drag Me Down” from One Direction continues to top the Billboard Twitter Track chart for a fourth week.

Lindsey Stirling’s album “Shatter Me” tops the Classical Cross-Over chart for the 48th.

As we all know, there are approximately 50,748 Billboard charts. This is a summary of just some of those charts and how the Idols/Voicers/XFactorers/Sing-Offers/AGTers did on them this week. Please feel free to post rankings from your favourite BB chart or any other numbers you care to share. This is the daily numbers thread.

The published date for the chart is 08/29/15

Adam Lambert:
“Original High: BB200 156 (147)
“Ghost Town”: Hot 100 77 (75); Pop 26 (25); HAC 18 (19);

Avery Wilson:
“If I Have To”: AC 22 (22); UAC 28 (25)

Bea Miller:
“Not an Apology”: BB200 126 (105); Album 84 (5)
Social: 37 (32)

Canaan Smith:
“Bronco”: Country 45 (40)
“Hole In A Bottle”: Country Airplay 59 (NEW)

Carrie Underwood:
“Greatest Hits: Decade #1″: BB200 95 (85); Country 23 (25)
“Smoke Break”: Country Airplay 24 (NEW); Country Songs 36 (NEW)
“Something in the Water”: Christian Songs 7 (7)

Chase Rice:
“Ignite the Night”: BB200 110 (103); Independent 17 (13); Country 18 (16)
“Gonna Wanna Tonight”: Hot 100 97 (98); Country Airplay 13 (16); Country Songs 24 (25)

Colton Dixon:
“Anchor”: Christian 41 (45)
“Through All of It”: Christian Songs 11 (11); CAC 13 (14)

Danny Gokey:
“Hope In Front of Me”: Christian 33 (30)
“More Than You Think I Am”: CAC 14 (11)

Emily West:
“All For You”: BB200 188 (NEW); Album 89 (NEW); Internet 17 (NEW);
Also 2nd on Heatseakers (topping the chart in Heatseekers-South Central

Fifth Harmony:
“Reflection”: BB200 46 (45)
“Worth It” f. Kid Ink: Hot 100 19 (18); Digital 26 (25); Radio 16 (13); Pop 10 (6); HAC 22 (23); On-Demand 26 (28); Streaming 16 (16); Youtube 7 (7)
Social; 10 (18)
Artist: 28 (39)

Jackie Evancho:
“Awakening”: Classical Cross-Over 6 (5)

Kelly Clarkson:
“Piece by Piece”: BB200 184 (181);
“Greatest Hits”: BB200 141 (132)
“Heartbeat Song”: AC 10 (9);
“Invincible”: HAC 20 (13); AC 19 (21); Dance Club 2 (3)
Artist: 97 (89)

Leona Lewis:
“Fire Under My Feet”: Dance Club 16 (5)
“Thunder”: HAC 31 (32); AC 29 (NEW)

Lindsey Stirling:
“Shatter Me” [Album]: Independent 30 (32); Classical Cross-Over 1 (1)

Little Mix:
“Black Magic”: Hot 100 68 (99); Digital 48 (NEW); Pop 28 (29)
Social: 15 (14)
Artist: 80 (NEW)

Lucy Hale:
Social: 31 (11)

Melanie Martinez:
“Cry Baby”: BB200 6 (NEW); Album 5 (NEW); Digital 4 (NEW); Internet 9 (NEW)
Also topping the Alternative Albums chart.
Artist: 29 (NEW)

Nick Fradiani:
“Beautiful Life”: HAC 29 (28)

One Direction:
“4”: BB200 96 (76);
“Midnight Memories”: BB200 164 (143)
“Drag Me Down”: Hot 100 31 (26); Digital Songs 13 (11); Radio 46 (NEW): Pop 18 (29); HAC 34 (NEW): Streaming 41 (25); On-Demand 9 (8)
Social 3 (9)
Artist 13 (13)

Tori Kelly:
“Unbreakable Smile”: BB200 48 (47); Album 71 (72)
“Should’ve Been Us”: Hot 100 64 (64); Pop 19 (17); HAC 33 (34)
Artist: 79 (83)

HAC: Adult Top 40
For Songs, Digital: Digital Songs

With 81% of reports in, Carly Rae Jepsen sits at 14 with 11,320. Melanie Martinez sits at 22nd in her second week. Jordin Sparks does not appear.

HDD Precitions
*Disturbed (Reprise) 85-90k sales, 87-92k SPS
Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville) 50-55k, 60-65k
Dr. Dre (Aftermath/Interscope) 43-48k, 48-53k
*Kip Moore (MCA Nashville) 33-38k, 35-40k
Now 55 (NOW/Legacy) 28-32k
*Rob Thomas (Warner Music Group) 28-32k, 30-35k
*Bon Jovi (Mercury/Island) 23-26k, 24-27k
*Ghost B.C. (Concord) 21-24k, 24-27k
N.W.A (Priority/UMe) 19-22k, 28-32k
*Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (Stax/Concord) 18-21k, 20-23k
Taylor Swift (Big Machine/BMLG) 18-21k, 28-32k
Ed Sheeran (Asylum UK) 17-20k, 33-38k
The Descendants ST (Walt Disney) 17-20k, 22-25k
Elvis Presley (RCA/Legacy) 15-18k
*Pop Evil (eOne) 14-17k, 15-18k
Sam Hunt (MCA Nashville) 14-17k, 26-29k

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