Billboard Top Albums 9/16/09: Jay-Z and The Beatles rule!

Jay-Z has his eleventh #1 album in a row. The Blueprint 3 sold 476,000 copies. The Beatles’ reissues combined to sell 626,000 copies. Abbey Road sold the best with 74,000 copies. Check out the rest of the top 10 below along with The Beatles figures

1. Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3 (476,000) BUY ON ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, CD
2. Miley Cyrus – The Time Of Our Lives (120,000) Go to Wal-Mart to buy it.
3. Whitney Houston – I Look To You (88,000) BUY ON ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, CD
4. Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Pt. 2 (68,000) BUY ON ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, CD
5. Brooks and Dunn – #1s … And Then Some (55,000) BUY ON ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, CD
6. Trey Songz – Ready (45,000) BUY ON ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, CD
7. Black Eyed Peas – The E.N.D. (44,000) BUY ON ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, CD
8. Boys Like Girls – Love Drunk (41,000) BUY ON ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, CD
9. Kings of Leon – Only By The Night (40,000) BUY ON ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, CD
10. Taylor Swift – Fearless (33,000) BUY ON ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, CD
Also:
15. The Beatles – The Beatles in Stereo Box Set (26,000) BUY THE BOX SET
20. The Beatles – The Beatles in Mono Box Set (12,000) BUY THE BOX SET

The Beatles reissues
Abbey Road (89,000) CD
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (74,000) CD
The White Album (60,000) CD
Rubber Soul (58,000) CD
Revolver (46,000) CD
Help! (39,000) CD
Let It Be (32,000) CD
Past Masters Vols. I and II (31,000) CD
Magical Mystery Tour (30,000) CD
A Hard Day’s Night (29,000) CD
The Beatles in Stereo Box Set (26,000) BUY THE BOX SET
Please Please Me (23,000) CD
With the Beatles (22,000) CD
Beatles For Sale (21,000) CD
Yellow Submarine (14,000) CD
The Beatles in Mono Box Set (12,000) BUY THE BOX SET

Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending Sept. 13) totaled 6.70 million units, up 7% compared to the sum last week (6.29 million) and down 2% compared to the same sales week of 2008 (6.84 million). Year to date album sales stand at 244.1 million, down 14% compared to the same total at this point last year (284.4 million).

(via Billboard.com)

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