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Inside AP.net Album Sales Round-Up: Week of May 22nd, 2013 Vampire Weekend takes the #1 spot on the charts this week with 134,000 copies sold. sells another 43,000 to end up at #7, and Justin Timberlake ' The Wonder Years The Greatest Generation lands at #20 selling 19,000, making the album the band's highest debut yet. More notable sales can be found below. Album sales in the past chart week totaled 5.10 million, down 8% compared to last week's numbers, and up less than 1% compared to the comparable week's sales in 2012. Year-to-date sales are now at 111.4 million, and that's down 5% compared to the total at this point last year.
Album SalesFall Out Boy - Save Rock and Roll [15,000]
Escape The Fate - Ungrateful [Debut: 13,000]
Demi Lovato - Demi [Debut: 110,000]
Fun. - Some Nights [10,000]
Bring Me The Horizon - Sempiternal [Total: 53,000]
Paramore - Paramore [6,000]
Bad Rabbits - American Love [Debut: 2,000]
Marianas Trench - Face The Music EP [Debut: 700]
Fall Out Boy - "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)" [Total: 1,350,000]
Fun. - "Carry On" [34,000]
Justin Timberlake - "Mirrors" [155,000]
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12:24 PM on 05/22/13
Good for VW, well deserved for one of the best records of the year. Glad TWY did is doing well as well.
12:26 PM on 05/22/13
awesome stuff for TWY! we'll have a thread later celebrating the debut later today
12:27 PM on 05/22/13
Awesome for VW landing the #1 spot and stoked for TWY getting #20!
12:27 PM on 05/22/13
I Just Want To Sell Out My Funeral
Glad they put out such great numbers, where are the dudes saying they wouldn't outsell TSSF now?
12:28 PM on 05/22/13
wow TWY did 19k that's way more than Hits predicted! So happy for them.
12:29 PM on 05/22/13
Vampire Weekend wooo! That's higher than I was expecting. Considering Phoenix only sold around 50k, I'd say VW should be very very happy.
12:31 PM on 05/22/13
That total for BMTH seems really low... I guess the type of fans they have are more prone to illegally downloading. Sad but true.
That's great for TWY, album is fantastic.
12:33 PM on 05/22/13
Paramore has really dipped quickly... yikes.
12:35 PM on 05/22/13
makes me wonder how well the other singles will do. at the end of the day...probably the least catchiest song on the album. haha. scary.
12:39 PM on 05/22/13
I also still need to pick up the new Vampire Weekend. Can't believe I haven't done so yet.
Also, FOB needs to release Alone Together as a single. Perfect summer song.
12:40 PM on 05/22/13
Huh, didn't expect Marianas Trench to be so low.
12:43 PM on 05/22/13
Absolutely. I personally didn't think it was all that bad (definitely got better with repeat listens), but I think most of us were pretty spoiled with Wolfgang.
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