Sales Numbers – Week Ending 06/22/2017

Lorde becomes the third woman in as many weeks to top the sales and combined album charts. She got her big break when she was 16 and released “Royals” for which she received two Grammys. Now the New Zealander is releasing her second album. Jason Isbell is also a Grammy winner who works the alt Country vein. He is debuting second in sales followed by Nickelback. Also debuting in the top 10 in sales are 2 Chainz (Rap), Fleet Foxes (Indie Folk/Baroque Pop), Royal Blood (Garage Rock) and Big Boi (Rap).

Harry Styles album remains in the top 50 at 21st in sales and combined. Carrie Underwood appears on Keith Urban’s album at 32nd and 33rd while Lauren Jauregui is on Hasley’s album at 35th/15th. Now 62 at 12/33 features Zayn, Carrie Underwood and Camila Cabello.

— 1 LORDE MELODRAMA LAVA/REPUBLIC 51,492
— 2 JASON ISBELL AND THE 400 UNIT THE NASHVILLE SOUND SOUTHEASTERN 30,282
— 3 NICKELBACK FEED THE MACHINE BMG 21,025
9 4 VOL. 2 GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: AWESOME MIX, VOL. 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS HOLLYWOOD RECORDS 12,574
— 5 2 CHAINZ PRETTY GIRLS LIKE TRAP MUSIC DEF JAM 11,982
7 6 CHRIS STAPLETON FROM A ROOM: VOLUME 1 MERCURY NASHVILLE 10,911
8 7 KENDRICK LAMAR DAMN. TDE/INTERSCOPE 10,124
— 8 FLEET FOXES CRACK-UP NONESUCH 9,414
— 9 ROYAL BLOOD HOW DID WE GET SO DARK? WARNER BROS. 8,963
— 10 BIG BOI BOOMIVERSE EPIC 7,713

18 12 NOW 62 VARIOUS ARTISTS NOW 5,923 [Camila Cabello, Carrie Underwood, Zayn]
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19 21 HARRY STYLES HARRY STYLES COLUMBIA 4,466

28 32 KEITH URBAN RIPCORD CAPITOL NASHVILLE 3,299 [Carrie Underwood]

11 35 HALSEY HOPELESS FOUNTAIN KINGDOM ASTRALWERKS 2,826 [Lauren Jauregui]

SPS Chart (71%)
— 1 LORDE MELODRAMA LAVA/REPUBLIC 58,492
— 2 JASON ISBELL AND THE 400 UNIT THE NASHVILLE SOUND SOUTHEASTERN 31,282
2 3 KENDRICK LAMAR DAMN. TDE/INTERSCOPE 24,704
— 4 2 CHAINZ PRETTY GIRLS LIKE TRAP MUSIC DEF JAM 22,982
— 5 NICKEL BACK FEED THE MACHINE BMG 21,425
6 6 DRAKE MORE LIFE YMCMB/REPUBLIC 14,533
4 7 SZA CTRL TDE/RCA 12,767
19 8 VOL. 2 GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: AWESOME MIX, VOL. 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS HOLLYWOOD RECORDS 12,599
5 9 ED SHEERAN DIVIDE ATLANTIC 12,159
14 10 CHRIS STAPLETON FROM A ROOM: VOLUME 1 MERCURY NASHVILLE 12,022

8 16 HALSEY HOPELESS FOUNTAIN KINGDOM ASTRALWERKS 8,295 [Lauren Jauregui]

12 21 HARRY STYLES HARRY STYLES COLUMBIA 7,711

— 26 NOW 62 VARIOUS ARTISTS NOW 5,923 [Camila Cabello, Carrie Underwood, Zayn]

25 33 KEITH URBAN RIPCORD CAPITOL NASHVILLE 5,505 [Carrie Underwood]

HDD has an article on 69 cent pricing. It tends to generate interest in the single which helps to get more spins and more streams.

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