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Album Sales Round-Up: Week of March 20th, 2013

Posted by: Jason Tate (03/20/13)
Another week, another album sale round up: Bon Jovi takes the top of the charts this week with 95k copies sold, and David Bowie comes in at number two with around 85k copies. Luke Bryan's Spring Break drops to number three with another 60 thousand. Overall album sales in this past chart week totaled 5.57 million units, up 2% compared with the sum last week and down 1% compared with the comparable sales week of 2012. Year to date album sales stand at 61.42 million, down 7% compared to the same total at this point last yea. More notable album sales are included below.

Album SalesSound City - Sound City (36,000)
Mumford and Sons - Babel (30,000 / 2,093,000)
Fun. - Some Nights (23,000 / 1,190,000)
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - The Heist (Total: 472,000)
Josh Ritter - The Beast in Its Tracks (7,000 / 23,000)
The Fray - Stars and Stories (Total: 228,000)
Walk the Moon - Walk the Moon (4,000 - 85,000)
Flogging Molly - Drunken Lullabies (3,000 - 623,000)
Nickelback - Silver Side Up (Total: 5,600,000)
Tegan and Sara - Heartthrob (Total: 106,000)
Millionares - Tonight (697)
Iceage - You're Nothing (Total: 4,600)
Blink182 - Dogs Eating Dogs (YTD: 31,000)

Single SalesMacklemore and Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop (270,000 / 4,779,000)
Justin Timberlake - Suit and Tie (200,000 / 1,460,000)
Justin Timberlake - Mirrors (121,000 / 387,156)
Fall Out Boy - My Songs... (75,000 / 462,000)
Fun. - Carry On (73,000 / 813,000)
Neon Trees - Everybody Talks (9,800 / 2,776,000)
The Sumer Set - Boomerang (Total: 9,700)

These numbers come from a combination of Hits, Billboard, and when we can find them SoundScan itself.
  
 
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01:20 PM on 03/20/13
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Wow, Nickelback sells
01:23 PM on 03/20/13
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I was about to ask "does anyone still care about Millionaires?" but then I saw their sales ha ha ha ha ha.
01:43 PM on 03/20/13
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Funny how Flogging Molly sold 3000 copies of an old album on the week of St. Patrick's haha
01:44 PM on 03/20/13
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I was about to ask "does anyone still care about Millionaires?" but then I saw their sales ha ha ha ha ha.

Holy shit. Why are they still around? Ha.
02:24 PM on 03/20/13
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No Adele?

Charts are lying.
03:00 PM on 03/20/13
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697 ahhahahahahahahaha
03:05 PM on 03/20/13
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seeing 697 for millionaires makes my day.
03:17 PM on 03/20/13
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The new Millionaires record is so good. I was surprised to see that they embraced the sound of the Cash Only ep once again. Very fun.
03:19 PM on 03/20/13
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that nickleback album is 10 years old?
03:21 PM on 03/20/13
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The new Millionaires record is so good. I was surprised to see that they embraced the sound of the Cash Only ep once again. Very fun.
03:36 PM on 03/20/13
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Hits is saying one days sales of JT put it at 750,000 plus for the week. Huge.
04:06 PM on 03/20/13
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Has the summer set single been sent to top 40 radio? And are those decent numbers for a band there size for first week singles numbers?
04:11 PM on 03/20/13
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i feel really bad for 697 people
06:15 PM on 03/20/13
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impressive that mirrors sold so much without even being an official single
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