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16 Sep
2009

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)

29 Apr
2009

1. Rick Ross – “Deeper Than Rap” (158,000)
2. “Hannah Montana: the Movie” Soundtrack (104,000)
3. Depeche Mode – “Sounds of the Universe” (80,000)
4. Rascal Flatts – “Unstoppable” (68,000)
5. Asher Roth – “Asleep in the Bread Aisle” (65,000)
6. “Twilight” Soundtrack (40,000)
7. Lady Gaga – “The Fame” (40,000)
8. Day26 – “Forever in a Day” (37,000)
9. “Now 30” (36,000)
10. Jadakiss – “The Last Kiss” (30,000)
Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending April 26) totaled 6.17 million units, up 3% compared to the sum last week (6.36 million) and down 10% compared to the same sales week of 2008 (6.86 million). Year to date album sales stand at 117.9 million, down 12% compared to the same total at this point last year (134.2 million).

08 Apr
2009

1. Keith Urban – Defying Gravity (171,000)
2. Prince – LotusFlow3r (168,000)
3. Diana Krall – Quiet Nights (104,000)
4. Now 30 – (87,000)
5. Hannah Montana: the Movie Soundtrack (87,000)
6. UGK – UGK 4 Life (77,000)
7. Twilight Soundtrack (73,000)
8. Flo Rida – R.O.O.T.S. (55,000)
9. Lady GaGa – The Fame (51,000)
10. Taylor Swift – Fearless (42,000)

Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending April 5) totaled 7.11 million units, up 5% compared to the sum last week (6.77 million) and down 11% compared to the same sales week of 2008 (7.99 million). Year to date album sales stand at 97.5 million, down 13.3% compared to the same total at this point last year (112.5 million).

01 Apr
2009

After last week, where the top debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart was at No. 8, this week the chart gets blasted with a bevy of new arrivals. A full dozen debuts bow in the top 20 — the most the chart has ever seen.

1. Now 30 (146,000)
2. Hannah Montana: The Movie Soundtrack (139,000)
3. Twilight Soundtrack (102,000)
4. Keri Hilson – “In a Perfect World” (94,000)
5. Kelly Clarkson – “All I Ever Wanted” (52,000)
6. U2 – “No Line On the Horizon” (51,000)
7. Lady GaGa – “The Fame” (45,000)
8. Papa Roach – “Metamorphosis” (44,000)
9. Jim Jones – “Pray IV Reign” (43,000)
10. Martina McBride – “Shine” (41,000)

Other albums:
11. Mastodon – Crack the Skye” (41,000)
13. Blue October – “Approaching Normal” (37,000)

Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending March 29) totaled 6.77 million units, up 10% compared to the sum last week (6.13 million) and down 12% compared to the same sales week of 2008 (7.71 million). Year to date album sales stand at 90.4 million, down 13.5% compared to the same total at this point last year (104.5 million).

25 Mar
2009

1. Kelly Clarkson – “All I Ever Wanted” (90,000)
2. U2 – “No Line on the Horizon” (76,000)
3. The-Dream – “Love Vs. Money” (56,000)
4. Twilight Soundtrack (74,000)
5. Lady Gaga – “The Fame” (50,000)
6. Taylor Swift – “Fearless” (47,000)
7. Nickelback – “Dark Horse” (34,000)
8. Gorilla Zoe – “Don’t Feed Da Animals” (31,000)
9. Beyonce – “I Am … Sasha Fierce” (27,000)
10. Jamie Foxx – “Intuition” (24,000)

Other albums: *Debut
11. Twiztid – “W.I.C.K.E.D.” (23,000) *
14. The Decemberists – “The Hazards of Love” (19,000) * (iTunes and vinyl in indie stores only)

Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending March 22) totaled 6.14 million units, down 7% compared to the sum last week (6.63 million) and down 31% compared to the same sales week of 2008 (8.84 million). Year to date album sales stand at 83.6 million, down 14% compared to the same total at this point last year (96.8 million).

via Billboard.com

05 Mar
2009

1. Taylor Swift – Fearless (73,000)
2. Lamb of God – Wrath (68,000)
3. Jonas Brothers 3D Concert Experience Soundtrack (50,000)
4. Slumdog Millionaire Soundtrack (44,000)
5. Nickelback – Dark Horse (41,000)
6. Beyonce – I Am…Sasha Fierce (35,000)
7. Lady GaGa – The Fame (32,000)
8. The Fray – The Fray (31,000)
9. Jamie Foxx – Intuition (31,000)
10. Kanye West – 808s & Heartbreak (26,000)

Albums sold in this past chart week totaled 6.91 million units, down 6.8% compared to the same sum last week and down 13.1% compared to the same sales week last year. Sales from this year, at 63.82 million, are off 11.7% compared to same total at this time last year.

25 Feb
2009

1. Taylor Swift – Fearless (62,000)
2. Charlie Wilson – Uncle Charlie (58,000)
3. The Fray – The Fray (53,000)
4. Nickelback – Dark Horse (43,000)
5. Beyonce – I Am… Sasha Fierce (41,000)
6. Jamie Foxx – Intuition (33,000)
7. India.Arie’s – Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics (32,000)
8. Kanye West – 808s & Heartbreak (32,000)
9. Robert Plant and Alison Kraus – Raising Sand (32,000)
10. Lady GaGa – The Fame (32,000)

Other albums of note:
11. Morrissey – Years of Refusal
31. M. Ward – Hold Time (19,000)

At 7.41 million units, sales are down 13.3% compared to last week and down by 7% compared to the same week in 2008.

18 Feb
2009

1. Taylor Swift – Fearless (92,000)
2. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – Raising Sand (77,000)
3. India.Arie – Testimony: Vol. 2 — Love & Politics (76,000)
4. The Fray – The Fray (75,000)
5. Lily Allen – It’s Not Me, It’s You (70,000)
6. Bruce Springsteen – Working on a a Dream (65,000)
7. Bobby Valentino – The Rebirth (64,000)
8. Coldplay – Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends (62,000)
9. Grammy Nominees 2009 (61,000)
10. Adele – 19 (57,000)

Other albums of note:
13. The Lonely Island (SNL) – Incredibad (48,000)
15. Red – Innocence & Instinct (39,000)

At 8.56 million units, sales are up 16.8% compared to last week, but are off by 12.6% compared to the same week in 2008.

11 Feb
2009

1. The Fray – The Fray (179,000)
2. Bruce Springsteen – Working on a Dream (102,000)
3. Dierks Bentley – Feel That Fire (71,000)
4. Taylor Swift – Fearless (64,000)
5. Beyonce’s – I Am … Sasha Fierce (51,000)
6. Nickelback – Dark Horse (47,000)
7. Kidz Bop 15
8. Jamie Foxx – Intuition (37,000)
9. Kanye West – 808s & Heartbreak (33,000)
10. Keyshia Cole – A Different Me (34,000)

Other albums:
14. The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – Lonely Road (26,000)
21. A Day To Remember – Homesick (22,000)

Victory rock act A Day To Remember opens at No. 21 with “Homesick,” with 22,000 copies.

At 7.32 million units, sales are up 12.5% compared to the same total last week but are off by 13.1% compared to the same week in 2008.

21 Jan
2009

1. Taylor Swift – Fearless (63,000)
2. Beyonce – I Am … Sasha Fierce (49,000)
3. Nickelback – Dark Horse (46,000)
4. Notorious Soundtrack (43,000)
5. Kanye West – 808s and Heartbreak (40,000)
6. Twilight Soundtrack (36,000)
7. Britney Spears – Circus (34,000)
8. Jamie Foxx – Intuition (34,000)
9. Keyshia Cole – A Different Me (31,000)
10. David Cook -David Cook (31,000)

Other albums:
16. Slumdog Millionaire Soundtrack (20,000)
46. Fleet Foxes (10,000)

At 5.89 million units, sales are down 5.7% compared to the same total last week and off by 15.4% compared to the same week in 2008.