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Album Sales Round-Up: Week of August 28th, 2013

Posted by: Joe DeAndrea (08/28/13)
Luke Bryan remains at the top spot for the second week in a row, selling 159,000 copies of Crash My Party. John Mayer comes at #2 with Paradise Valley which sold 144,000, and at #3 is TGT, who moved 76,000 copies of their new album, Three Kings. More notable sales can be found below. Album sales in the past chart week totaled 4.9 million units, down 4% compared to last week, and down 3% compared to the comparable week's sales in 2012. Year-to-date sales are currently at 181 million, and that's down 6% compared to the total at this point last year (192.5 million).

Album SalesEarl Sweatshirt - Doris [Debut: 49,000]
Blessthefall - Hollow Bodies [Debut: 22,000]
William Beckett - Genuine & Counterfeit [Debut: 3,000]
Woe, Is Me - American Dream [Debut: 3,000]
Fall Out Boy - Save Rock and Roll [7,000 / 378,000]
Paramore - Paramore [4,000 / 231,000]
Bring Me The Horizon - Sempiternal [3,000 / 98,000]
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist [18,000 / 1,000,000]
Born of Osiris - Tomorrow We Die Alive [Debut: 13,000]
Sara Bareilles - "Brave" (Single) [59,000 / 500,000]
Cassadee Pope - "Wasting All These Tears" (Single) [17,000 / 278,000]
Paramore - "Still Into You" (Single)[45,000 / 388,000]
Fall Out Boy - "My Songs..." (Single) [31,000 / 2,356,000]
  
 
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03:24 PM on 08/28/13
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Really disappointed Mayer didn't get the top spot. Great album.

Fuck Luke Bryan. Man, I swear. Every modern country artist sounds EXACTLY the same! Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith. What is the difference between all these hacks?
03:27 PM on 08/28/13
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SR&R is a safe bet for gold. My Songs might not reach 3x platinum. I'm curious to see how The Phoenix is doing, though.

Considering the arena tour already has four sold out dates, this is one of the best comebacks in recent music history. FOB should be proud of themselves.
03:29 PM on 08/28/13
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I'm surprised FOB has more than doubled Macklemore.
03:30 PM on 08/28/13
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I had no clue Sempiternal was selling that well, hasn't that been out since April?
03:30 PM on 08/28/13
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Really disappointed Mayer didn't get the top spot. Great album.

Fuck Luke Bryan. Man, I swear. Every modern country artist sounds EXACTLY the same! Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith. What is the difference between all these hacks?

I feel the same way about hip hop.
03:31 PM on 08/28/13
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I'm surprised FOB has more than doubled Macklemore.
Not even close. The Heist is the album not a single. Save Rock and Roll has less than a quarter of the sales of it. Than for singles Thrift Shop has sold 6 million copies compared to My Songs with 2 million
03:32 PM on 08/28/13
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I'm surprised FOB has more than doubled Macklemore.
Macklemore is for albums... FOB's is singles...
03:39 PM on 08/28/13
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I was with my mom the other day and a Luke Bryan song came on the radio (she listens to Country) and I had to change it, it was down right horrible.
03:39 PM on 08/28/13
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03:41 PM on 08/28/13
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Born Of Osiris did really well... Surprisingly well. I figured they'd only sell 6 or 7k... Or have they done this well before?
04:22 PM on 08/28/13
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Shout out to Earl Sweatshirt!
05:04 PM on 08/28/13
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Good on Earl.
05:21 PM on 08/28/13
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I had no clue Sempiternal was selling that well, hasn't that been out since April?
hell yeah, plus it leaked hella early....album is great
06:05 PM on 08/28/13
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Yeah Luke
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