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Album Sales Round-Up: Week of March 13th, 2013

Posted by: Jason Tate (03/13/13)
Another week, another deluge of album sales numbers for us geeks. Luke Bryan is topping the charts this week after moving close to 150k copies of his new album Spring Break ... Here To Party. The man, Jimi Hendrix, comes in at number two by selling 73k copies of People Hell and Angels, which if you don't own -- you need to check out. Bruno Mars drops to number three with 51k copies of his latest album, which pushes him over the 1 million mark in total sales. More of the charts can be found below. Overall album sales totaled 5.49 million units, down 5% compared with the sum last week and down 12% compared with the comparable sales week of 2012. Year to date album sales stand at 55.85 million, down 8% compared to the same total at this point last year.

Album SalesMumford and Sons - Babel (35,000 / 2,063,000)
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - The Heist (29,000 / 450,000)
Rihanna - Unapologetic (29,000 / 806,000)
Imagine Dragons - Night Visions (26,000 / 656,000)
The Lumineers - Self-Titled (24,000 / 1,097,000)
fun. - Some Nights (21,000 / 1,166,000)
Adele - 21 (20,000 / 10,467,000)
Josh Ritter - Beast in Its Tracks (15,000)
Josh Groban - All That Echos (19,000 / 306,000)
Atoms for Peace - Amok (14,000 / 65,000)
How to Destroy Angels - Welcome Oblivion (12,000)
Cloud Cult - Love (8,200)
They Might Be Giants - Nanobots (8,000)
Muse - 2nd Law (Total: 350,000)
Tegan and Sara - Hearthrob (Total: 100,000)
The Replacements - Song for Slim (4,000)
Men - New Moon (3,000)
Justin Timberlake - Justified (Total: 3,800,000)
Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds (Total: 4,414,000)
Black Veil Brides - Wretched and Divine (3,000 / 82,000)
The XX - Coexist (2,000 / 212,000)
Coheed and Cambra - Afterman (Total: 57,000)
The 1976 - Music for Cars EP (814)
Old Man Markley - Downside Up (2,000)
Cassadee Pope - Complete Season 3 (870 / 33,000)
Young Guns - Bones (690 / 10,000)
Swinging Utters - Poorly Formed (Total: 1,500)
Iceage - You're Nothing (Total: 4,000)
Shai Hulud - Reach Beyond the Sun (300 / 3,000)
Blink-182 - Dogs Eating Dogs EP (YTD: 30,000)
Single SalesMackelmore and Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop (305,000 / 4,509,000)
Baaur - Harlem Shake (186,000 / 1,002,000)
Fall Out Boy - My Songs.. (63,000 / 388,000)
Fun. - Carry On (73,000 / 740,000)
Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis - Can't Hold Us (71,000 / 323,000)
Justin Timberlake - Suit and Tie (151,000 / 1,260,000)
Justin Timberlake - Mirrors (40,000 / 266,000)
Fun. - Some Nights (31,000 / 4,405,000)
3O!3 - Back to Life (25,000)
Passion Pit - Take a Walk (11,000 / 500,000)

These numbers come from a combination of Hits, Billboard, and when we can find them SoundScan itself.
  
 
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11:53 AM on 03/13/13
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NIN fans must be jonesing if HTDA sold 12,000.
11:57 AM on 03/13/13
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I keep forgetting how insanely popular country is.
12:01 PM on 03/13/13
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Anyone know where the FOB single is gaining traction?
12:02 PM on 03/13/13
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The lyrics are horrendous on that Luke Bryan album, but damn is that some fun music.
12:02 PM on 03/13/13
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Looks like a few quality albums are selling - particularly Tegan and Sara, the Blink EP and Coheed's return to form. Props.
12:06 PM on 03/13/13
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Who in the hell is Luke Bryan?
12:07 PM on 03/13/13
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The 1975 - Music For Cars EP (814)

That's better ;)
12:07 PM on 03/13/13
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Blink had only sold 30k so far?
12:11 PM on 03/13/13
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How is Adele still selling 20,000 a week?
12:19 PM on 03/13/13
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There has to be some toying with the numbers on Adele.
12:21 PM on 03/13/13
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Blink had only sold 30k so far?
Digital only, no single = small sales.
12:30 PM on 03/13/13
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Blink had only sold 30k so far?
In 2013. It's sold close to 200k total if my math is close.
12:30 PM on 03/13/13
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Who in the hell is Luke Bryan?
Country.
12:42 PM on 03/13/13
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My mom and sister likes Luke Bryan .
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