Phillip Philips’ album sales rise

While most albums remained in a post-holiday sales free-fall, Phillip Phillips actually saw his sales rise last week. Thanks in large part to an itTunes discount,The World From the Side of the Moon sold 63,000 copies last week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That’s enough to boost Phillips’ debut to the No. 4 spot on The Billboard 200, matching his debut-week chart position.

Idol albums

Phillip Phillips,The World From the Side of the Moon(63,000, +8%, 596,000) (#4Billboard200)
Carrie Underwood,Blown Away(23,000, -37%, 1.226 million) (#22 BB200)
Kelly Clarkson,Greatest Hits-Chapter 1(16,000, -13%, 211,000) (#35 BB200)
Carrie Underwood,Play On(2,000, -47%, 2.168 million)
Carrie Underwood,Some Hearts(2,000, -51%, 7.288 million)
Scotty McCreery,Clear as Day(2,000, -62%, 1.151 million)
Scotty McCreery,Christmas With Scotty(1,000, -91%, 349,000)
Casey James,Casey James(less than 1,000, -23%, 66,000)
Lauren Alaina,Wildflower(less than 1,000, -44%, 303,000)
Casey Abrams,Casey Abrams(less than 1,000, -17%, 21,000)

The World from the side of the Moon

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Source: Idol Chatter